Brendan    today    0 comments

In anticipation of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, Square Enix released an action-packed trailer celebrating the new features to be found in the upcoming high definition remaster. It reflects the new and previously Japan-exclusive content and upgrades that will be debuting on December 6, 2014. Anyone who preorders through Amazon or Square will receive a special edition Disney pin to compliment their copy of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix! It's nice to see Square Enix going on such a positive press binge after the moderately negative publicity they received in the wake of the PR disaster that was the announcement of the Tomb Raider XBO timed exclusive.

Type-0 HD 80% Done, Says Tabata

Brendan    today    0 comments

At the PAX Prime videogame conference in Seattle, WA this week attendees were treated to roughly 20 minutes of the HD Remaster of Final Fantasy Type-0. It's the first serious mention of the remaster's existence and progress from Square Enix since being formally announced at E3 2014 back in June. Back then, Almost immediately after the game's announcement, a fan...

More screenshots from Life is Strange

kula shakerz    2014-08-15    0 comments

Square Enix has released a bunch of new screenshots from their upcoming episodic, digitally delivered, narrative driven adventure game entitled Life is Strange. The game takes place in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, where senior student Max Caulfield returns after a 5 year absence. Reunited with her former friend Chloe, the pair will attempt to uncover the uncomfortable...

Rise of the Tomb Raider is only a timed exclusive on the Xbox One

kula shakerz    2014-08-13    5 comments

Microsoft's Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has confirmed to Eurogamer that their controversial exclusivity deal for Rise of the Tomb Raider has an expiration date. He did however decline to comment on the duration of the exclusivity deal with Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix. The game still hasn't been confirmed for PC and PlayStation but this announcement will hopefully calm...

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition confirmed!

kula shakerz    2014-08-13    2 comments

Square Enix has confirmed that they'll be releasing Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition this fall. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC and it will it the shelves on October 10th in Europe and on October 14th in North America. The team over at United Front Games has been working hard to ensure that the updated...

Square Enix announces Life is Strange

kula shakerz    2014-08-12    2 comments

Well this doesn't happen every day. Square Enix has just announced that they are teaming up with DONTNOD Entertainment (the team behind last year's "Remember Me") to create an entirely new IP. The game is titled Life is Strange and is set to be released on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Max Caulfield has been absent from...

Crystal Dynamics sells out - Tomb Raider is now an Xbox exclusive

kula shakerz    2014-08-12    2 comments

Microsoft just announced that the next title in the Tomb Raider series, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be coming exclusively for the Xbox One for the 2015 Holiday season. Fans are raging all over the internet and Crystal Dynamics is desperately trying to put out the fire by feeding a rather shitty excuse to the loyal fans that they...

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Tomb Raider: The Square Insider Review

Brendan    2014-03-13    3 comments

Lara Croft’s presence in the gaming industry could be called ubiquitous, to say the very least of a character that has been a staple of the gaming experience since 1996. Lara Croft has played a key role in the birth of the action-adventure genre, has spanned four generations of hardware, all in more than 9 games that have collectively sold...

The Art of Thief: The Square Insider Review

Brendan    2014-03-05    3 comments

After five long years of development and fomenting anticipation, Eidos-Montreal’s Thief was released to expectant gamers worldwide last week. While Garret’s long-awaited reboot has proven to be divisive, developer Eidos and publisher Square Enix partnered up with Titan Books to release The Art of Thief. This book of concept art and other artistic assets celebrates the game’s release, the artistic...

Lightning Returns: The Square Insider Review

Brendan    2014-02-24    5 comments

There's quite a lot to be said about LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII but chances are that most of it has been said elsewhere. It’s the concluding game in a wildly polarizing trilogy with a protagonist that is way more popular in Japan than she is in the west and, atop that, Square Enix has borne repeated criticism for developing...

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