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[Leak] Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Coming to PS4, Xbone and PC

kula shakerz    2015-04-07    2 comments

Russian website Kanobu seems to have ruined Square Enix's latest marketing campagin by publishing their Deus Ex: Mankind Divided reveal article a bit too soon. The game is headed for the PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One and it also looks like we'll see the return of Adam Jensen. The plot of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided remains a mystery...

Square Enix Reveals Game On Twitch

kula shakerz    2015-04-07    0 comments

Square Enix has launched a weird, multi-day Twitch event where they will eventually reveal a new game made by one of their western studios. The Twitch channel is named CantKillProgress and streams video of a man sitting in what looks like a interrogation room. Viewers can swap between different cameras in the room and there are also votes happening a...

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Has Arrived

Brendan    2015-03-17    4 comments

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD was released in North America today, marking the start of a week's worth of releases in various regions across the world. Yesterday, review embargoes were lifted and multiple publications were allowed to post their thoughts on the long-awaited western release of Final Fantasy Type-0. I've gathered a few key impressions and linked to the full text...


One More Type-0 HD Trailer for the Road

Brendan    2015-03-15    5 comments

With Type-0 HD only days away, Square Enix is still cranking out trailers in an effort to lure in any hesitant, last-minute gamers (I'm looking at you, xin -_- ) before next week's worldwide release. Their newest trailer elaborates on the roots that Type-0 HD shares with the lore and mythology of the Final Fantasy series as a whole. Personally,...

The Unicorn is Real: Final Fantasy XV Playable at PAX

Brendan    2015-03-10    5 comments

Final Fantasy XV has attained a mythic status in the echelons of the gaming community. It has existed as vaporware, to varying degrees, for almost a decade now. This weekend, however, changed all that for the better. With only a week to go until Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and, by extension Final Fantasy XV -Episode Duscae-, become available worldwide, Episode...

First Mevius Final Fantasy Trailer

Brendan    2015-03-09    2 comments

The first promotional video for the upcoming mobile game Mevius Final Fantasy has debuted on Square Enix's Japanese Youtube page. The video features gameplay of the story's protagonist in combat, changing through jobs, and engaged in exploration. It's the first Final Fantasy game for uniquely developed for mobile devices that will attempt to mimic the experience of a console entry;...


Type-0 HD English Trailer at PAX

Brendan    2015-03-08    2 comments

With Type-0 HD a little over a week away from release worldwide, Square Enix is spotlighting the game's english voice acting crew. It's a nice change from the traditionally Japanese-heavy voice acting that has permeated most of the recent trailer releases. This trailer features Machina and Rem quite prominently but doesn't shy away from the voices of the game's other...

X|X-2 HD Remaster Arriving on PS4 in May

Brendan    2015-03-03    1 comment

One year after the HD Remasters of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 arrived, Square Enix used the anniversary to announce that PS4 editions will release on May 12 in North America and abroad on May 15. It's a little later than their ambiguously stated original goal of Spring 2015, but it nevertheless tucks another warmly received title into...

Gold Saucer Opens for Business in Final Fantasy XIV

Brendan    2015-02-25    2 comments

Final Fantasy XIV’s race towards its first proper expansion, Heavensward, has only sharpened its focus on the existing game's content. One of the game’s most hotly anticipated new features, the Manderville Gold Saucer, became available to players as of yesterday morning’s update. Fans of the Gold Saucer’s original incarnation will be thrilled with its Final Fantasy XIV counterpart. The Manderville...


Type-0 HD Soundtrack Preorders Now Available

Brendan    2015-02-25    0 comments

Takeharu Ishimoto isn’t as widely known as, say, Nobuo Uematsu or Yoko Shimomoura but in just as few short years his impact has been felt across Square Enix’s games. Ishimoto scored The World Ends with You, Before Crisis, Crisis Core, Last Order, the Dissidia games, and Type-0; making him one of Square’s most accomplished composers. For North American fans, the...

New VII, VIII, IX Guide Box Set Inbound

Brendan    2015-02-25    0 comments

A burst of Square Enix news has preceded their otherwise quiet Spring schedule and, along with that, have come a few unexpected surprises. For the most dedicated fans of the Final Fantasy series, Square Enix and strategy guide partner Prima have teamed up to release a special box set of guides for Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, and Final...

Type-0 HD is Almost Here!

Brendan    2015-02-25    0 comments

The long wait for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is drawing to a close! With less than thirty days between now and the worldwide release of the title, Type-0 HD remains in stock for preorder across a number of channels. Included with the ‘Day One’ editions of Type-0 HD will be a voucher for the Final Fantasy XV Demo, Episode Duscae....


Life Is Strange Developer Diary - Part 1

kula shakerz    2015-01-12    0 comments

Square Enix has released the first episode of the Life Is Strange developer diary. In this video, the developers introduce to you the origins of the game and describe the story, themes and characters you will encounter as you play. All three episodes were shot at DONTNOD Entertainment’s studio in Paris with the aim to provide a detailed insight into...

Final Fantasy XV JumpFESTA Trailer

Xin    2014-12-20    3 comments

JumpFESTA 2015 is underway in Japan, and Square are starting out strong with a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy XV. In this newest look, we learn a little more about the game's story, get a look at those long awaited HD towns and even meet a new female character. Check out the trailer, in English or Japanese, below: ENG:...

First episode of Life is Strange is coming out in January

kula shakerz    2014-12-18    1 comment

French developer DONTNOD has announced the release date of the first episode of their pentalogy, Life is Strange. Episode one will be released on January 29th on Steam while PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners will have to wait until January the 30th before they get to play the game. Each episode can be purchased separately...