Entries in 'square enix' (123)

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

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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

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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
Final Fantasy XV will have a Season Pass

Final Fantasy XV will have a Season Pass

It seems that the upcoming Final Fantasy XV will be the first entry in the RPG series to have a Season Pass.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Square Enix unveils world's first Apple Watch only RPG

Square Enix unveils world's first Apple Watch only RPG

An RPG designed exclusively for use on the Apple Watch is under development at Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2016 at 3:53PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

PS4 owners’ wait for Rise of the Tomb Raider will soon be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 2:31PM in News

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Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Nintendo announced a western release date for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past during one of its livestream at E3.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Video: Square Enix announces mobile title Deus Ex Go, coming out this summer

Video: Square Enix announces mobile title Deus Ex Go, coming out this summer

Deus Ex will be the next Square Enix property to receive the ‘Go’ treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 9th 2016 at 1:45PM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live action trailer puts the politics into augmentation

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live action trailer puts the politics into augmentation

A new live action trailer for Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has emphasized the political drama that will underpin the in-game action.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
'Final Fantasy Disease' threatened series' future, director says

'Final Fantasy Disease' threatened series' future, director says

Hajime Tabata, the director of Final Fantasy XV, has admitted that he had a fight on his hands to implement the sort of modernisation needed to secure the RPG series’ ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 10:57AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Square Enix strengthens its communications team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Square Enix strengthens its communications team

Colette Barr and Sunil Godhania will focus on Final Fantasy, Toxic hires a new editor and Activision promotes Philip Earl to EVP international.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:38AM in News
Final Fantasy 7 Remake episodes will be full-size games

Final Fantasy 7 Remake episodes will be full-size games

Square Enix’s episodic approach to Final Fantasy 7 Remake will adopt an entirely different model to its more recent episodic release, Hitman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 3:37PM in News
Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Publisher Square Enix says its next Final Fantasy game is the biggest production in the series’ history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

PSOne IP Fear Effect is staged for a comeback, providing it is successfully crowdfunded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
Three games, a movie, an anime TV show, Sean Bean, Audi, and Florence and the Machine... Square Enix sets up major Final Fantasy relaunch

Three games, a movie, an anime TV show, Sean Bean, Audi, and Florence and the Machine... Square Enix sets up major Final Fantasy relaunch

Square Enix last night revealed ambitious plans to rejuvenate its ageing Final Fantasy series with its next game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 11:23AM in News
The Chuckle Brothers playing Hitman pretty much wins the internet

The Chuckle Brothers playing Hitman pretty much wins the internet

Deciding what marketing stunts to cover or not to cover can be somewhat difficult.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 2:24PM in News
Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

The physical version of Square Enix’s new Hitman won’t be released until next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 2:54PM in News