SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES GAMESCOM 2010 LINE-UP

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London (10 August, 2010)– Square Enix Limited, the publisher of SQUARE ENIX ® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, announces today its exciting line-up of titles which will be on show at GamesCom 2010, Cologne, August 18th– 22nd.

This year’s stand features a wide range of recognised wholly owned franchises such as FINAL FANTASY ® , KANE&LYNCH TM and DEUS EX ® . The stand boasts an enclosed 50 seat cinema for scheduled presentations of FINAL FANTASY XIV and the first public showing of DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION TM .

“GamesCom continues to grow in prominence and this year’s show promises to be something special,” said Phil Rogers, chief executive officer of Square Enix Europe.“Our key titles reveal a powerful line-up of lead characters, innovative gameplay and action-packed storylines and GamesCom 2010 provides the perfect opportunity to share these upcoming games directly with consumers.”

Games playable on the show floor include: FINAL FANTASY: THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT TM ; FINAL FANTASY XIV; FRONT MISSION EVOLVED ® ; KANE&LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS TM ; KINGDOM HEARTS Birth By Sleep and LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT TM .

To experience the latest titles from Square Enix first-hand, visit booth B54 in Hall 6 of GamesCom 2010.

GAMESCOM 2010 LINE-UP

DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION

Developer: Eidos-Montreal

Platforms: PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system/Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/Windows ® PC

Genre: Action RPG

EU release date: Early 2011

Website: http://www.deusex3.com.

To save his life, the fundamental choice of whether or not to become augmented with cybernetics was never offered to Adam Jensen. Driven by the conviction of never having a choice taken from him again and using his newfound power, his need for answers will unravel the truth behind a conspiracy rooted in the foundation of the world around him as it incites a new revolution.

FINAL FANTASY XIV

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Platforms: PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system/Windows PC

Genre: MMORPG

EU release date: 22 September (PC– Collector’s Edition), 30 September (PC– Standard Edition), Early March 2011 (PlayStation 3)

Website: http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com

Take up arms with adventurers from around the globe and embark on an epic journey within the unforgettable realm of Eorzea– the stage for a revolutionary new MMORPG designed to fit the lifestyles of players everywhere, from casual users to the most hardcore gamers.

FINAL FANTASY: THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Genre: RPG

EU release date: 8 October 2010

Website: http://www.ff4heroes.com

FINAL FANTASY: THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT is a beautifully rendered, original adventure brought to you by the acclaimed creators of FINAL FANTASY III and IV on Nintendo DS. Master all-new combat and game systems and immerse yourself in a charming storybook setting as you take on the roles of Brandt, Jusqua, Yunita and Aire. Though at first they don’t always see eye to eye, these four Heroes of Light will embark on a journey full of joyous meetings and sad partings that will build bonds of trust and affection so strong that, in the end, they may even save the world…

FRONT MISSION EVOLVED

Developer: Double Helix Games

Platforms: PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system/Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/Windows PC

Genre: Third-Person Shooter

EU release date: 17 September 2010

Website: http://www.frontmissionevolved.com

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The tension between two global superpowers– the O.C.U. and the U.C.S.– has coalesced into a cold war. Each watches the other in taut vigilance. Towering far above the Earth’s surface, colossal structures called orbital elevators grant both parties unblinking, planet-wide surveillance. Under these simmering conditions, a new enemy emerges to ignite the flames of war and watch as the world burns.

KANE&LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS

Developer: IO Interactive

Platforms: PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system/Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/Windows PC

Genre: Action

EU release date: 20 August 2010

Website: http://www.kaneandlynch.com

Experience 48 hours of hell with two of gaming’s most notorious criminals. In KANE&LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS, Kane and Lynch face the consequences when a simple job gone wrong sets off a desperate and frantic struggle to escape the entire Shanghai underworld. Ground-breaking art direction, relentless action gameplay and innovative multiplayer redefine the action shooter experience and position this product as the standout shooter of 2010.

KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Platforms: PSP system

Genre: Action RPG

EU release date: 10 September 2010

Website: http://www.kingdomheartsbbs.com

Long before Sora was chosen by his Keyblade, the worlds’ safety lay in the hands of the true Keyblade Masters. Three youths– Terra, Ventus and Aqua– have been training long and hard under Master Eraqus to prove that they, too, exhibit the Mark of Mastery. But they will soon find themselves in the middle of a crisis affecting worlds far beyond their own– just as another Keyblade Master, Xehanort, goes mysteriously missing. Three friends, three destinies. Everything will link back to the beginning.

LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT

Developer: Crystal Dynamics

Platforms: PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system/Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/Windows PC

Genre: Action/Adventure

EU release date: 18 August 2010 (XBLA)– PSN&PC to be announced

Website: http://www.laracroftandtheguardianoflight.com

LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT is the first ever downloadable, co-op action/adventure game featuring Lara Croft. This game incorporates the hallmarks of the Tomb Raider franchise including exploration, discovery, platforming and puzzle solving. LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT allows players to experience Lara Croft from an isometric viewpoint, and combines character progression and fast-paced combat with elements of cooperation and competition. LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT will be available to download this summer.

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About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company leading the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content under the Square Enix Group’s internationally renowned brands such as Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive TM , Crystal Dynamics ® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY ® , which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST ® which has sold over 54 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER ® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products and services.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. FRONT MISSION, FRONT MISSION EVOLVED, and THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. DUNGEON SIEGE is a registered trademark of Square Enix inc. KINGDOM HEARTS© Disney. EIDOS, KANE&LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS, DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT and TOMB RAIDER are trademarks of Square Enix Ltd.“Double Helix Games” is a trademark of Backbone Entertainment. TAITO is a registered trademark of Taito Corporation.“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment. Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 1804186 whose registered office is at Wimbledon Bright House, 1 Hartfield Road, London SW19 3RU

Contact (press only):

Roxana Etemad

Public Relations Manager

Square Enix Limited

+44 (0) 20 8636 3000

roxanae@square-enix.com


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