Entries in 'square enix' (49)

Kingdom Hearts 3 gets Toy Story world and release date

Kingdom Hearts 3 gets Toy Story world and release date

Square Enix has finally given Kingdom Hearts 3 a vague release date, four years after its initial announcement. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
IO Interactive

IO Interactive announce independence from Square Enix, with full control over Hitman IP

Following its split with publisher Square Enix, IO Interactive has announced that not only has it now gone fully independent, but it's also obtained complete control of the Hitman ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 16th 2017 at 1:36PM in News
Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Amidst a very uncertain backdrop, Io Interactive stealth game Hitman is dropping its episodic sales model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT heading to PS4 next year

After leaked box art appeared on Amazon this morning, Square Enix has now officially confirmed that the next entry in its Final Fantasy brawling series, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, will ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:00PM in News

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People Can Fly x Square Enix

Square Enix teams up with Bulletstorm dev People Can Fly for new, original triple-A title

Square Enix has teamed up with the Warsaw-based Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly in a new external development partnership, the publisher has announced. The partnership will see both companies working ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 1st 2017 at 1:05PM in News
Lost Sphear

Tokyo RPG Factory's Lost Sphear to receive exclusive physical edition on PS4 and Switch

I am Setsuna developer Tokyo RPG Factory has unveiled its next project. Entitled Lost Sphear, the title will be coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch and Steam in early 2018, with ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Nier

Nier: Automata sales hit 1.5m units

Square Enix and PlatinumGames' Nier: Automata has now shipped over 150m units worldwide on PS4 and PC, the publisher has confirmed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 11:17AM in News
IO Interactive confirms layoffs

IO Interactive confirms layoffs

Hitman developer Io Interactive has confirmed an unspecified number of job losses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2017 at 11:04AM in News

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Square Enix puts Io Interactive up for sale

Square Enix puts Io Interactive up for sale

A shadow of uncertainty has been cast over Hitman developer Io Interactive this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 9:06AM in News
Nier: Automata hits 1m shipped

Nier: Automata hits 1m shipped

Potentially super-niche RPG Nier: Automata has achieved some definitely not niche sales numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:04AM in News
Square Enix announces new studio and new RPG Project Prelude Rune

Square Enix announces new studio and new RPG Project Prelude Rune

Japanese RPG specialist Square Enix has not only announced a brand new RPG, but also a new studio to make it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 10:13AM in News
No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

There’s bad news for Xbox One fans hoping for a port of upcoming Square Enix RPG Nier Automata.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:14AM in News

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Square Enix and Marvel

Square Enix and Marvel join forces for new multi-game partnership

Square Enix and Marvel have announced a new multi-game partnership that will kick off with a project surrounding The Avengers.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 26th 2017 at 3:24PM in News
Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III 'still have a way to go'

Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III 'still have a way to go'

Players who were hoping for a 2017 release for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III may be disappointed.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 11th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV ships 6m units

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XV has shipped over 6 million units. This figure also includes the game’s digital sales figures.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 10th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
PS4 sales up 227% in Japan as Final Fantasy XV launches

PS4 sales up 227% in Japan as Final Fantasy XV launches

To no-one’s surprise, this week’s No.1 in Japan is Final Fantasy XV, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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Final Fantasy XV claims series' second biggest UK launch

Final Fantasy XV claims series' second biggest UK launch

FIFA 17 maintains its top spot in the UK charts this week despite strong competition from the new Final Fantasy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2016 at 9:34AM in News
Final Fantasy XV sold 5m units on first day

Final Fantasy XV sold 5m units on first day

The latest entry in Square Enix’s JRPG franchise has had a huge start around the world, making it the fastest selling game in the franchise to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2016 at 2:02PM in News
Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

The decision to stray from the established triple-A pricing model and try something different has ultimately paid off, the developers of Hitman have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:53AM in News
UPDATED: 'We need a Kitemark for indie developers,' says Square Enix Collective boss

UPDATED: 'We need a Kitemark for indie developers,' says Square Enix Collective boss

Update: Since the publication of this story, Square Enix Collective has contacted MCV to clarify Elliott's remarks. His statement can be found below. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 27th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Interview: When Dragon Quest met Minecraft

Interview: When Dragon Quest met Minecraft

The latest Dragon Quest title, Builders, mixes the series' RPG stylings with the gameplay of a little-known title called Minecraft.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 14th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

High Dynamic Range support was added to PS4 via its 4.00 patch last month, but until now no games have actually supported the feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Final Fantasy fans are very much being encouraged to buy into the new world of PS4 Slim with a brand new limited edition console heading to retail in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Mauricio Pochettino is the face of Championship Manager 17

Mauricio Pochettino is the face of Championship Manager 17

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has been named as the cover star of Square Enix’s Championship Manager 17.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2016 at 3:53PM in News
Deus Ex brand director defends 'Augs Lives Matters'

Deus Ex brand director defends 'Augs Lives Matters'

Square Enix’s upcoming Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has stoked the fire once again by drawing on another controversial topic in its marketing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:06AM in News