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Final Fantasy XV shown live at Tokyo Game Show

kula shakerz    2014-09-20    2 comments

Square Enix has just shown Final Fantasy XV live for the first time ever! The demonstration titled The Overture functions as both a gameplay demonstration and a showcase of the various Luminous Engine features such as dynamic night-and-day cycles and weather dynamics. It all looks very impressive and its great to see that Final Fantasy XV is finally getting closer...

Square Enix reveals Shinra Technologies

kula shakerz    2014-09-19    3 comments

Square Enix has revealed that they have been working on a new gaming business that will be led by former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada. The new company is called Shinra Technologies (named after Shinra Electric Power Company from Final Fantasy VII) and is headquartered in New York City with offices in Tokyo and Montreal. They have partnered up with...

Final Fantasy Agito+ announced for the PS Vita

kula shakerz    2014-09-19    0 comments

Seems like Square Enix hasn't forgotten about the Vita after all! Yesterday they announced that they'll be releasing Final Fantasy Agito+ for the PS Vita on January the 15th 2015. The game will be made available both as a digital download and physical copy. Sadly, the release date is only in Japan so I guess we'll have to wait and...


Dragon Quest Heroes gameplay debut

kula shakerz    2014-09-19    0 comments

Dragon Quest Heroes was revealed at Sony's pre-Toko Game Show press conference a couple of weeks ago. Square Enix didn't show us any gameplay back then but they didn't keep us waiting for too long. The Tokyo Game Show gameplay demo features heroes fighting an impressive amount of enemies including a huge dragon. The video quality isn't the best unfortunately,...

Final Fantasy XIII trilogy is coming to the PC

kula shakerz    2014-09-19    2 comments

Square Enix has announced that they are bringing the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy to PC. Final Fantasy XIII is getting released next month, on October 9th and the game will be made available on Steam, the Square Enix Online Store and other digital download services at a price of $15.99. The rest of the series will be released sometime during...

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Tokyo Game Show Trailer

kula shakerz    2014-09-18    3 comments

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD was announced at this years E3 and the press got to see it action at Gamescom a few weeks later. This time its our turn! The brand new Tokyo Game Show trailer features clips of gameplay and it looks pretty good even if its just a HD port of a PSP game. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD...


Final Fantasy XV TGS Trailer

Xin    2014-09-18    7 comments

Hey, listen. You've all been good boys and girls. Waiting oh so patiently for news on this specific game and getting so little in return. it's time you get rewarded for all that patience. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a new trailer for Final Fantasy XV.

Tetsuya Nomura no longer directing Final Fantasy XV

Xin    2014-09-18    6 comments

Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has released a statement regarding Final Fantasy XV, most notably stating that Tetsuya Nomura is no longer director of the long overdue title. He has been replaced by Hajime Tabata, director of Crisis Core & Before Crisis in the FFVII Compilation and FF:Type-0. The statement, in full: In reviewing our development structure, we have decided...

Final Fantasy XV Demo Voucher will be included with FF Type-0 HD

Xin    2014-09-17    7 comments

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will release March 17th, 2015 in the US, and it's bringing you a special gift if you decide to pick it up: a voucher code to download a demo of the long awaited Final Fantasy XV. What's the catch, you ask? The demo most likely will not be available the same day Type-0 releases, but at...


Message from Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii

kula shakerz    2014-09-10    1 comment

Square Enix recently posted a video message from the creator of the Dragon Quest franchise Yuji Horii (堀井 雄二) where he talks about how the franchise was born and his thoughts on the game design that’s made the franchise so popular. Horii currently heads his own production company, Armor Project, a company that has an exclusive production contract with Square...

FFXV, KH3 Skipping TGS 2014

Brendan    2014-09-05    5 comments

Square Enix is bringing their September finest to the annual Tokyo Game Show which will take place between the 18th and 21st; but don't expect blockbuster titles Final Fantasy XV or Kingdom Hearts III to put in a significant appearance. Earlier this week, Square announced its lineup for TGS 2014, all but confirming the absence of their two most anticipated...

Dragon Quest Heroes revealed at Sony press conference

kula shakerz    2014-09-01    5 comments

Square Enix revealed that they have been working on a yet another Dragon Quest spin-off title during Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference. The game is called Dragon Quest Heroes and it appears to be a hack and slash, Dynasty Warriors-style action role-playing game. This doesn't come as a huge surprise as it is developed in collaboration with Koei Tecmo...


Bravely Second Set for Winter in Japan

Brendan    2014-08-30    5 comments

More great news for RPG Lovers out of PAX this past week: Bravely Second, the direct sequel to Square Enix's successful Bravely Default for the Nintendo 3DS, will be hitting Japanese shelves this holiday season. It may come as something of a sudden follow up to western gamers, but Bravely Default has actually been out in Japan for two years...

KH HD 2.5 Remix "New Features" Trailer Released

Brendan    2014-08-29    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...

Type-0 HD 80% Done, Says Tabata

Brendan    2014-08-29    5 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...