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Mike Fischer becomes US CEO of Square Enix

Square Enix has announced it’s appointed Mike Fischer as its US CEO.

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  • Eidos name dropped from publishing, Square pulls rank in Europe and US

    It was bound to happen sometime. Eidos owner Square Enix has decided to form a new European entity in Square Enix Europe, to be headed up by current Eidos CEO Phil Rogers – a move which will result in the Eidos publishing brand being “vapourised”. The amalgamation will result in job losses although precise numbers […]

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  • Star Ocean: Second Evolution gets PAL date

    Square Enix has announced that PSP RPG Star Ocean: Second Evolution is due for release in PAL territories on Feb 13th. Second Evolution is completely remastered and features a revised game engine, improved battle system and fully-voiced, all-new animated scenes displayed in 16:9 widescreen. “2009 is set to be a landmark year for the STAR […]

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  • Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice to get PAL release

    Square Enix has confirmed that Nippon Ichi’s PS3 SPRG Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice is to get a PAL release – namely February 20th. “The forthcoming release of Disgaea 3 marks Square Enix’s commitment to delivering memorable titles to new audiences,” said John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix. “Nippon Ichi has […]

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  • Square Enix: "One-console market is over"

    Square Enix US boss John Yamamoto has claimed the days of system dominance are done and dusted. “Not so long ago the PS2 dominated the market so if we developed an exclusive game for PS2 then we could enjoy a very good profit. But that time is already over,” Yamamoto told GI. “To maximise and […]

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  • DS Chrono Trigger confirmed for PAL release in early 2009

    According to this C3 report, Square’s confirmed the DS version of classic RPG Chrono Trigger for a PAL release early next year. “It gives me great pleasure to see Chrono Trigger being released in Europe and the PAL territories,” said company boss John Yamamoto. With its ground breaking story and gameplay, this epic RPG with […]

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  • FFXI 2008 Edition will release this month

    Square Enix has announced a 2008 edition of Final Fantasy XI, for release in Europe on May 23. The new SKU, for both PC and 360, contains all four expansion packs – Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urghan, and latest Wings of the Goddess. “The world of Final Fantasy XI […]

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