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The 4 Heroes of Light Are Coming

Xin    2010-05-31    0 comments

A rare breath of fresh air from SquareEnix is on the way, as DS exclusive The 4 Heroes of Light has obtained a US release date. A bit of a trip down memory lane, The 4 Heroes of Light returns more to the series high-fantasy and traditional roots, reviving the job classes, crystals and dragon filled adventures of the old,...

Game Music Concert Live Stream This Saturday

kula shakerz    2009-09-10    0 comments

Symphonic Fantasies, a concert entirely dedicated to music from Square Enix, will take place in the Kölner Philharmonie this Saturday at 8 p.m. CET. The performance will include many new orchestral arrangements of compositions from popular series such as Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, Mana and Kingdom Hearts. Jonne Valtonen, the main arranger of Symphonic Shades - Hülsbeck in Concert, will...

New Countdown Up

Brendan    2009-07-31    8 comments

Teaser Site. There's the link to Square Enix's latest countdown website for something new and unusual. Any ideas? Throw them out in the comments below.

Eidos Renamed To Square Enix Europe

kula shakerz    2009-07-08    2 comments

Square Enix has announced that Eidos will be renamed to Square Enix Europe. All games developed by Eidos will still use the old name but if the game's being published by the British company, it's now being published by Square Enix Europe.

NEW GAME - Countdown Page (Update 5)

kula shakerz    2009-06-29    13 comments

Square Enix are following in the footsteps of Mr. Hype also known as Hideo Kojima and have put up a countdown site of their own. The site features some nice MIDI music, a hand-drawn dragon, a large "4" and a timer that ends in 160 hours (next Sunday). Could this be Hikari no 4 Senshi (4 Warriors of Light)? I...

E3: Square Enix's new direction

Iso    2009-05-31    2 comments

Square Enix is to show the world it's self-titled "new direction" at E3 from June 2nd to 4th. The corporation will display a handful of these new games that are taking it to a new plateau in the gaming industry. Front Mission Evolved: The third person shooter developed by Double Helix Games. Neir: A game where the protagonist battles in...

The Mystery Game Revealed: Nier For PS3 & 360

Xin    2009-05-28    4 comments

For a little over a month we've been wondering what exactly this game is that SQEX has been teasing in various magazines around the world, and today we finally have an answer. Nier is an upcoming Action-Adventure title for PS3 & 360, along the lines of a DMC or Ninja Gaiden. Unlike DMC or NG, Nier seems to feature a...

20 Disk SaGa Anniversary Soundtrack

kula shakerz    2009-05-21    1 comment

Square Enix has announced that they will be releasing a 20 disk SaGa soundtrack. The box also includes a DVD that features both interviews with the creators and 500 pieces of artwork for you to look at. The 20th anniversary soundtrack will be available on August 26 this summer and it will cost you 21,000 yen (about $222 USD or...

Mystery Game One Solved, Another Grows Deeper

Xin    2009-05-05    7 comments

So, earlier today we sent you over to a new website launched by SquareEnix featuring a city caught in the middle of a war and a quote from JFK. Now we have confirmation that this tile will be the Xbox 360 exclusive Front Mission: Evolved If scans are to be trusted, you'll find yourself in the middle of a futuristic...

Mystery Game Site Launched With JFK Quote

Xin    2009-05-04    4 comments

SquareEnix has launched a new website for a mystery title of sorts, as the site offers no information as to what it's actually there for. What we are greeted with is an image of a city at war, and the following quote: "The world is very different now. For a man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish...

Square Enix: We take too long to make games

kula shakerz    2009-04-29    13 comments

Square Enix president and CEO, Yoichi Wada recently told that he believes his company takes too long to produce new games, and that cost performance and quality are not mutually exclusive facets in game production. When asked if consumers could expect more out of the Eidos brand since its purchase by Square Enix, Wada had the following to say....

Square Enix takes over Eidos

Iso    2009-04-23    8 comments

Square Enix has just fully completed the Eidos takeover this week. As it did so, it also revealed the number of sales for some of it's multi-million dollar franchises. The Final Fantasy series obviously tops the list with over 85 million units sold. Dragon Quest comes in second with 47 million, and Kingdom Hearts comes in third with a modest...

Square Enix goes western with Order of War

Iso    2009-04-19    6 comments

Square Enix expands it's dominion in game development with the announcement of Order of War. It will be their first western developed game outside of Japan, and will be "published simultaneously across multiple territories in the autumn of 2009." It is to be a WWII PC wargame that allows a single player campaign from both American and German sides. It...

Does The Mystery Title Have A Name?

Xin    2009-04-15    1 comment

Well, of course it does! We just don't know what it is yet. But before we get to that, those wondering what new game we're talking about should check out THIS post first. Caught up? Good, because Siliconera has done some digging and found a new trademark for the title Vanguard Storm by SquareEnix. And with no more FF/DQ spinoffs...

SquareEnix Teases A New Title In OPM

Xin    2009-04-09    5 comments

It's a new year, kinda anyways. New things are happening all the time. New days, new seasons, new mergers. And according to OPM, new games as well. The above is a scan from this month's Official PlayStation Magazine, detailing a feature for the next month's issue of an as yet unannounced SquareEnix game. And until that issue is out, this...