Category Archives: Square Enix
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 11:36 GMT
Final Fantasy 14 has re-focused Square Enix, ‘games as a service’ approach doesn’t appeal, says Rogers
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has been hailed as a key success by Square Enix, following the company’s most recent financials. Now, CEO of US and Europe Phil Rogers has stressed that the game has re-focused the publisher, but that ultimately the notion of games as services doesn’t resonate with gamers.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 10:16 GMT
Bravely Default: For the Sequel developer Square Enix has detailed and screened a handful of cross-over boss encounters from Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. The game will also some with day-one costume DLC that you’ll get for free.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 04:28 GMT
Quashing any doubts that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 isn’t almost entirely about playing dress ups, this new trailer shows off 13 of Lightning’s 80 outfits in battle and the field.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 17:42 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 will contain various various customization options that can be picked up through the game’s shop. Because, a lady should always look her best, even if she is kicking some ass, right? There’s more than just slick duds in the shop – there’s also weapons and armor. Hit the video below and see for yourself. Lightning Returns is out on PS3 and Xbox 360 on February 11 in North America, then February 14 across Europe.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 11:27 GMT
Ubisoft and Square Enix have started stocking collectible figures and merchandise on each other’s online stores.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 14:07 GMT
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 10:22 GMT
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn companion app Libra Eorzea is now available on Android.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 12:47 GMT
Square Enix has published its six-month financial report, flagging up a revised year-end projection due to the strong performance of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 09:00 GMT
Dragon Quest: Monsters 2 has been dated for release in Japan, along with a specially-branded 3DS XL console. Check it out here.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 03:36 GMT
Square Enix has announced it’s working on a new architecture for cloud gaming, tentatively titled Project Flare, which is currently set to be launched two or three years from now. Project Flare will leverage a number of servers tied together as a “virtual supercomputer” to compartmentalise various types of processing, a boost in power the company thinks will “revolutionise the way users interact”.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 | 12:45 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 developer Square-Enix has released a gallery of rejected logo designs made for the RPG. They were shown off at a recent event and give a glimpse of what might have been.
Fri, Nov 01, 2013 | 15:23 GMT
Though we’re still months away from the Thief reboot arriving in our homes, Square Enix is getting that marketing ball rolling with a series of animated videos called Stories from The City — “The City” being what they call where the game takes place. The first of said tales is told by Basso, who you could say is Garrett’s only real bro in the world.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 03:54 GMT
Hidden deep within the bowels of Nintendo’s financial reports today was that tidbit that the previously announced Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is due sometime between January and March next year. The game’s North American release will be based on the upcoming Japanese revision of Bravely Default, Bravely Default: For the Sequel, which contains a large number of minor and not so minor improvements.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 02:17 GMT
Square Enix has released a bunch of screenshots for the upcoming 3DS remake of Dragon Quest Monsters 2, which is sadly still only announced for Japan. With production values like these however, I wouldn’t be terribly surprised if it made its way over to the US and Europe at some point. Screens, after the jump.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 23:21 GMT
Kotaku is reporting that Eidos Montreal has cancelled a third unannounced project the studio was working on, in addition to Deus Ex and Thief. Kotaku’s source claims the cancelled game was in some way connected with the Japanese arm of Square Enix, Eidos’ parent company, with another saying that it was a new IP to boot.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 22:36 GMT
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 12:23 GMT
Final Fantasy 10 HD Remaster and its sequel have been given a new batch of screens, care of developer Square Enix. The images show off the enhanced character models and Dresspheres in action.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 11:49 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 gameplay director Yuji Abe has shed light on the possibility of western-developed entries to the series, specifically by Eidos.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 14:35 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 will see the return of halberd-wielding tough-nut Fang. Developer Square Enix has published a new batch of screens featuring Fang, as well as some new battle mechanic snippets.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 gets put through its paces by Alex Donaldson. He reckons it’s both new and exciting, contrary to gamer’s fears that the trilogy has stagnated. Find out why here.