Category Archives: Square Enix
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 15:16 BST
Phil Owen finds something to love in Murdered: Soul Suspect – a break from the non-stop shooting action requiring a bit more grey matter and few less twitch reflexes.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 14:26 BST
Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun was outed as part of a NeoGAF investigation yesterday. Before it was cancelled it contained a multiplayer mode called War for Nosgoth, which is now the basis of ‘Nosgoth’, the next game in the series. Square-Enix has now shed light on why Dead Sun was cancelled, along with some new concept art.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 12:56 BST
Kingdom Hearts 3 is a proper sequel that follows Nintendo 3DS romp Dream Drop Distance, and will conclude the ‘Dark Seeker’ saga, according to director Tetsuya Nomura.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 09:54 BST
Murdered: Soul Suspect developer Airtight Games has showcased raw footage of the game running in a 15-minute video.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 09:47 BST
Final Fantasy 15 was revealed as the new name for Final Fantasy 13 Versus at E3 last week, and director Tetsuya Nomura has revealed to Famitsu exactly what prompted the change.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:11 BST
Thief developer Eidos Montreal has published a 33-minute presentation of its next-gen stealth title running on PS4. The clip has insight from the team and plenty of gameplay to tide you over for now.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 05:38 BST
If you get caught by guards in Thief, you won’t just be able to hole up in a nearby bin and wait out the alert; if you don’t know the level layouts you could be in a lot of trouble.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 21:52 BST
IO Interactive has announced today that it has laid off nearly half of its current workforce as part of a refocus on the Hitman series.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 15:56 BST
Final Fantasy X & X-2 HD director Yoshinori Kitase has said that if the PS3 and PS Vita remasters prove successful, they could pave the way for more classic games being updated in a similar fashion.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 15:53 BST
Square Enix has started a brand new development studio in Indonesia, and it’ll be making games for mobile devices.
The studio, Square Enix Smileworks, is a joint venture by Square Enix Holdings, Smile-Lab and Japanese firm Gotanda Denshi.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 05:36 BST
Thief has received a plethora of new information thanks to its recent closed door E3 showing.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 | 21:53 BST
With the Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn beta now open to PS3 players, a beta participant has posted 676 screens from phase three on Flickr. You can have a look at the massive assortment through here. Final Fantasy is out on PC and PS3 in August and will release on PS4. Thanks, AGB.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 08:55 BST
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13′s pink-haired hero has been spotted wearing a Miqo’te costume straight out of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. An image of the garb has surfaced, suggesting the outfit will come as DLC after the game launches.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 21:24 BST
Square Enix has released a developer video for Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn which discusses the MMO’s Full Active Time Events, also known as F.A.T.E. These are events in the game which can happen randomly while the player is minding his or her own business running about the game world. The events can come in the form of a huge monster spawn, or a group of such appearing in non-instanced areas. When it occurs, an alert will pop up on the game screen so player in the zone can join in. Find out more below. Game’s out on PC and PS3 in August and will release on PS4.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 19:44 BST
Hirō Isono, and artist and painter responsible for the lovely look of the Secret of Mana series, passed away on May 28 due to heart failure. Born in 1945, Isono graduated from the Aichi University of Education’s fine arts department in 1968, and worked as an illustrator and painter since the 1970s. In 1991, he provided the main visual for Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden, worked on the aforementioned Secret of Mana series and Heroes of Mana in 2007. Our condolences go out to his family, fans and friends. Thanks, Anime News Network.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:02 BST
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 02:35 BST
Square Enix has provided a detailed look at Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn running on PlayStation 3, explaining how the console user interface differs and giving a glimpse of character customisation and more.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 01:25 BST
Final Fantasy 14 probably won’t be making the jump to Xbox One because of the platform’s closed community policies, according to director Naoki Yoshida.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 00:13 BST
The dude who looks like Zack, the dude who looks like Angeal, the dude who looks like Adam Jensen, the dude who looks like Cloud and the dude who looks like any number of dudes all have names and brief descriptions thanks to a Shonen Jump article on Final Fantasy 15.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 12:36 BST
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has received a new batch of E3 2013 screens, courtesy of developer Square-Enix. The shots show off familiar series creatures, such as Chocobos, Mogs, Behemoths and I think that might be Odin too.