Entries in 'square enix' (183)

Square to set army of Lara Crofts loose on London Tube to promote Lara Croft GO

Square to set army of Lara Crofts loose on London Tube to promote Lara Croft GO

In an effort to market its new mobile title Lara Croft GO, Square Enix is setting an number of models dressed up as Lara Croft loose on the London Underground.

on Aug 27th 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Square Enix: Digital is the first option for a generation of gamers

Square Enix: Digital is the first option for a generation of gamers

How digital and boxed work together will be crucial to the future of the games industry, says Square Enix.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 5m registered users

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 5m registered users

Final Fantasy XIV currently boasts more than 5m registered accounts worldwide, according to Square Enix.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 7:58AM in News
Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII is now available for iPhones and iPads on the Apple App Store, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:54AM in News

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Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Disney’s 2014 animated film Big Hero 6 will get its own dedicated world in Square Enix’s upcoming RPG Kingdom Hearts III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Square Enix to shut down its game streaming service after less than a year

Square Enix to shut down its game streaming service after less than a year

Square Enix’s Dive In game streaming service is to come to an end before its first birthday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
Lara Croft GO hits iOS and Android at the end of August

Lara Croft GO hits iOS and Android at the end of August

Mobile title Lara Croft GO is launching on both iOS and Android later this month.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 10th 2015 at 9:54AM in News

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'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

Developer Dontnod was trying to sell Square Enix a different game before deciding to show them Life Is Strange as an afterthought.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Final Fantasy VII Remake will introduce some 'dramatic' changes to cult RPG

Final Fantasy VII Remake will introduce some 'dramatic' changes to cult RPG

Resurrecting a beloved near 20-year old game poses a major problem – how to keep it faithful enough to please fans but fresh enough for the modern market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 3:18PM in News
Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

A western release of 3DS action RPG Final Fantasy Explorers is in the works for Europe and North America, Square Enix has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2015 at 7:17AM in News
Square Enix: 'We knew Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusivity would disappoint fans'

Square Enix: 'We knew Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusivity would disappoint fans'

The decision to make Rise of the Tomb Raider a timed Xbox One exclusive was a tough one, Square Enix has admitted, but one that it believes will bring long-term ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 1:41PM in News

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Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS... and maybe Nintendo NX

Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS... and maybe Nintendo NX

UPDATE: Square Enix has told GameSpot that Dragon Quest XI and X are "under consideration" for NX and not officially confirmed. The headline has been reflected to show this.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to PS4 in Q4 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to PS4 in Q4 2016

Microsoft has one full year’s exclusivity on the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 5:24PM in News
Square Enix boss: New IP needs three hits to be a success

Square Enix boss: New IP needs three hits to be a success

Any new IP hoping to transition into the world of mega-brands needs at least three instalments before its success can be determined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Life is Strange hits 1m copies sold

Life is Strange hits 1m copies sold

Episodic narrative-led title Life is Strange has passed the 1m sales mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 2:49PM in News

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New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

This year’s Hitman game will be a ‘digital first’ episodic release, although developer Io Interactive prefers not to use that term itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Dragon Quest 'does a Minecraft' with Builders spin-off

Dragon Quest 'does a Minecraft' with Builders spin-off

It’s pretty easy to surmise what game may have proved the inspiration for the latest Dragon Quest title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:13AM in News
Dragon Quest VII and VIII heading west - report

Dragon Quest VII and VIII heading west - report

Another pair of Dragon Quest titles will receive western releases, according to series creator Yuji Horri.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 11:19PM in News
Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV pulled from sale, refunds offered

Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV pulled from sale, refunds offered

Square Enix has withdrawn the Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV after it launched on June 23rd with a number of serious problems, chief of which being pretty poor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
The World Ends With You returns to App Store

The World Ends With You returns to App Store

Square Enix has re-listed The World Ends With You: Solo Remix on the App Store, following confirmation that the game is now compatible with iOS 8.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:55AM in News
Final Fantasy VII remake director didn't realise he'd got the job

Final Fantasy VII remake director didn't realise he'd got the job

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII remake, didn’t know he’d landed the job until after production had got underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Dragon Quest VI arrives on iOS and Android

Dragon Quest VI arrives on iOS and Android

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation is out now for iOS and Android devices, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2015 at 6:39AM in News
Final Fantasy VII PC re-release heading to PS4 this winter

Final Fantasy VII PC re-release heading to PS4 this winter

Square Enix has announced the PC port of Final Fantasy VII's original Playstation release will arrive on PS4 this holiday season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2015 at 1:52AM in News
Yoichi Wada steps down as chairman of Square Enix

Yoichi Wada steps down as chairman of Square Enix

Square Enix's Yoichi Wada has concluded his tenure as chairman, with the executive planning to work more in depth with the company's subsidiary Shinra Technologies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:24AM in News