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Troubled MMO Final Fantasy XIV gets reborn

Troubled MMO Final Fantasy XIV gets reborn

Square Enix has announced it will relaunch FFXIV as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2012 at 4:19PM in News
Square Enix confirms extent of web hack

Square Enix confirms extent of web hack

The personal details of around 1.8m North American and Japanese customers of Square Enix could have been compromised in a recent web hack, the publisher has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
Square Enix’s new mature label

Square Enix’s new mature label

As part of Square Enix’s continued focus on titles and content suited to Western markets, the company has announced a brand new publishing label under which it will market such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2010 at 11:56AM in News
Square Enix grows market share

Square Enix grows market share

Square Enix has laid out ambitious plans to become a Top Five European publisher over the next few years.
The company also reckons it can turn up the heat on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2010 at 3:56PM in News

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Square Enix comes clean on cuts

Square Enix comes clean on cuts

The CEO of Square Enix Europe has braved a number of questions surrounding the publisher’s decision to cut staff at Io Interactive, virtually close a programming department at Beautiful Game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 5:33PM in News
Square Enix: DLC is ‘a must’

Square Enix: DLC is ‘a must’

Digital content is now “a massive part of” Square Enix Europe’s remit, says the group’s CEO Phil Rogers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2010 at 5:51PM in News
Just Cause 2 trumps original

Just Cause 2 trumps original

In claiming number one in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, Just Cause 2 succeeds in justifying Square Enix’s loyalty to Avalanche’s high-octane free-roaming IP by ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 11:41AM in News
UK CHARTS: Just Cause 2 is no.1

UK CHARTS: Just Cause 2 is no.1

Tropical action outing Just Cause 2 has become the tenth game to claim the top spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 since the turn of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 10:46AM in News

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US: FFXIII tops 1m sales

US: FFXIII tops 1m sales

Having been on shelves for less than a week, Square Enix’s latest RPG epic Final Fantasy XIII has already passed the 1m sales barrier in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:09PM in News
FFXIII breaks series’ UK records

FFXIII breaks series’ UK records

Final Fantasy XIII has shattered the series’ UK sales records, becoming the fastest ever selling Final Fantasy game in the region, as well as the fastest selling UK game of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 5:18PM in News
Kane & Lynch 2 gets release date

Kane & Lynch 2 gets release date

Square Enix’s in-your-face action crime thriller Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in Europe and the UK on August 27th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 11:57AM in News
Guardian of Light ‘not Tomb Raider sequel’

Guardian of Light ‘not Tomb Raider sequel’

Following the global surprise that accompanied the announcement of the digital-only Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, the game’s developer Crystal Dynamics has stressed that the title should ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2010 at 12:05PM in News

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Guardian of Light to cost $15

Guardian of Light to cost $15

The upcoming Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will cost just $15 when it is released this summer, according to Joystiq.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 10:34PM in News
FFXIII becomes HMV’s biggest launch

FFXIII becomes HMV’s biggest launch

An estimated 2,000 RPG fans flocked on HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store last night to mark the release of one of this generation’s most anticipated titles – Final Fantasy XIII.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 10:36AM in News
Surprise bonus for FFXIII on PS3

Surprise bonus for FFXIII on PS3

Thousands of punters are expected to flood to retail today to get their hands on the feverously anticipated Final Fantasy XIII – and those who buy the PS3 version are ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Lara’s new outing detailed

Lara’s new outing detailed

The first details surrounding Square Enix’s freshly announced Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light have emerged – and might prove somewhat of a shock to fans of the franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 2:24PM in News

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Just Cause 2 offers “150 hours of gameplay”

Just Cause 2 offers “150 hours of gameplay”

Following the release of a playable demo yesterday, Square Enix has told MCV that action outing Just Cause 2 will offer around six days worth of gaming and is a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 10:34AM in News
Batman GOTY gets 3D upgrade

Batman GOTY gets 3D upgrade

Square Enix has confirmed that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition will include six extra challenge maps that offer a 3D option for those playing on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 1:57PM in News
New Tomb Raider goes digi-only

New Tomb Raider goes digi-only

One of the highest-profile brands in video gaming is taking the bold move of bypassing retail altogether with the confirmation that Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 11:06AM in News
No XP support for Just Cause 2

No XP support for Just Cause 2

The upcoming PC version of Just Cause 2 will not run on Windows XP when it’s released on March 26th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 26th 2010 at 1:28PM in News
Square Enix sticking by PSP

Square Enix sticking by PSP

Publisher Square Enix has voiced its support for Sony’s PSP and vowed to continue to release many of its major IP both on physical UMD and through Sony’s growing digital ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Leona has allowed us to “reach out”

Leona has allowed us to “reach out”

It was once a genre that was the reserve of obsessives and teenage boys, but the RPG is now mainstream – and Square Enix believes that its promotional tie-in with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 12:12PM in News
Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an operating income of YEN 21.4bn for the nine months ending December 31st 2009, a jump of 67.7 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 10:14AM in News
JAPAN: Strong debut for Dragon Quest VI

JAPAN: Strong debut for Dragon Quest VI

Square Enix’s cherished RPG series Dragon Quest has once again lived up to the hefty expectations placed upon it in the publisher’s homeland with news that Dragon Quest VI sold ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Square spends millions to fulfil Fantasy

Square spends millions to fulfil Fantasy

Millions of pounds will be spent on the marketing campaign for Final Fantasy XIII, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 10:31AM in News