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FFXII: The Zodiac Age Gets Some Lovin' Too

Brendan    2016-09-28    3 comments

September has been a crazy busy month for Square Enix. From PAX, to GameStop Expo, to TGS and now EGX, the company has been giddily showing off its blockbuster lineup to crowds across the world. The upcoming HD remaster of FINAL FANTASY XII: THE ZODIAC AGE was livestreamed at EGX, courtesy of PlayStation Access this weekend and the result is...

Dragon Quest VIII released for Android and iOS

kula shakerz    2014-05-30    3 comments

Square Enix surprised everyone and released Dragon Quest VII: Journey of the Cursed King for iOS and Android devices earlier this week. The game was originally released for the PlayStation 2 back in 2004 (2005 in the US and 2006 in Europe) and became an instant classic selling over 4.9 million units worldwide. You can get the re-release on iTunes...

Square Enix celebrates 12 year anniversary of Final Fantasy XI

kula shakerz    2014-05-19    4 comments

Final Fantasy XI turned 12 three days ago and Square Enix celebrates this by throwing several events throughout Vana'diel. One of them is the Adventurer Appreciation Campaign. During this campaign, moogles stationed throughout the three nations (San d'Oria, Bastok and Windurst) will provide players with a variety of information and records about their adventures, and they may even hand out...


Fans Need to Request FFXII HD Remaster, Says Square

Brendan    2014-02-17    7 comments

Shinji Hashimoto, series producer to the Final Fantasy franchise, was interviewed by SG Cafe last weekend and covered a variety of talking points in advance of the western release of Lightning Returns. Discussions turned towards Square Enix's other projects (Hashimoto unceremoniously squashed rumors of Final Fantasy X-3) and Hashimoto was asked about the possibilities of an HD remaster of Final...

More Final Fantasy XI Expansions

kula shakerz    2010-03-01    0 comments

At Vanafest 2010 in Tokyo, Hiromichi Tanaka, the lead developer of Final Fantasy XI, announced that game will get three new high level battle area additions this year: Vision of Abyssea, Scars of Abyssea, and Heroes of Abyssea. Vision of Abyssea will be the first release, this summer. The other two are not yet dated. All will cost $9.99 and...

It All Began with an Invasion

Brendan    2006-12-15    0 comments

The latest installment in Square Enix’s power-house franchise packs an unforgettable punch that undeniably proves that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Ivalice is a land at war; the Archadian Empire has initiated a brutal crack-down on its neighbors in order to compete with the Rozarrian Empire in the west. The latest to fall into Archadia’s...


Dirge of a Series

Brendan    2006-11-14    0 comments

An interesting romp through unfamiliar locales that ultimately fails to deliver what fans were expecting, in the omnipresent shadow of its predecessor. Welcome to Dirge of Cerberus, the PlayStation 2 debut of gun-totting Vincent’s back story. Set a year after the events of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, and thusly three years after the original PlayStation installment, Dirge of Cerberus...

Romancing SaGa: A difficult journey

sifar    2005-11-09    0 comments

Romancing SaGa: Minstrel's Song was first released in 1992 for the SNES and was made exclusive to onry Japan. Ten years after, Square Enix decided to create a remake for the PlayStation2 with complete upgrades to every aspect of the game. Many are reluctant to try Romancing SaGa after the game maker's previous SaGa title, Unlimited SaGa which sold fairly...

Fullmetal Alchemist: A Broken Angel, A Broken Game

AlterGenesis-X    2005-03-05    0 comments

Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel is one of Square-Enix's latest releases on the PS2. Based on the insanely popular anime Fullmetal Alchemist this game had a lot of hype. Yet, the hopes and dreams all those Fullmetal fanboys were shattered. I had my own doubts about this game myself, as games based on movies and TV, or in this...


Final Fantasy X-2: A New Era

Xin    2004-12-01    0 comments

It’s been two years since the adventure that was Final Fantasy X. Together with her guardians, Lady Yuna defeated Sin once and for all, and brought about the Eternal Calm to Spira. The Aeons have finally been given a chance to rest, and Spira can finally be at peace. Yet, even with Sin gone, some things are still missing. That...

Final Fantasy X: A milestone for the series

sifar    2004-07-14    0 comments

The Final Fantasy series is one of the biggest game franchises ever to grace the world of entertainment. Nine games in, the franchise has sold over 30 million units in sales. Final Fantasy X has been considered as being a milestone because it is the tenth installment to the series, which is a feat not accomplished by many games. The...