Entries in 'square enix' (174)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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Deus Ex writer addresses 'mechanical apartheid' upset

Deus Ex writer addresses 'mechanical apartheid' upset

‘Mechanical apartheid’ was one of the terms that cropped up in the E3 2015 promotion of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, causing corners of the internet to erupt in anger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 1:07PM in News
Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Danish developer Io Interactive has said that the freshly announced Hitman won’t have a Season pass as the studio isn’t a fan of the model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
SQUARE ENIX: Project Setsuna is a brand new RPG from a brand new studio

SQUARE ENIX: Project Setsuna is a brand new RPG from a brand new studio

The creator of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts has announced a completely new RPG franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:22PM in News
VIDEO - SQUARE ENIX: Deus Ex Mankind Divided gameplay footage shown, confirmed for early 2016 release date

VIDEO - SQUARE ENIX: Deus Ex Mankind Divided gameplay footage shown, confirmed for early 2016 release date

The first gameplay footage of the upcoming Deus Ex Mankind Divided was shown at Square Enix’s E3 media briefing. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:13PM in News
SQUARE ENIX: There's a new Star Ocean game on the way for PS4 in 2016

SQUARE ENIX: There's a new Star Ocean game on the way for PS4 in 2016

The fifth Star Ocean title, Integrity and Faithlessness, is coming to PS4 next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:06PM in News
VIDEO - SQUARE ENIX:  First gameplay footage from new Hitman game shown

VIDEO - SQUARE ENIX: First gameplay footage from new Hitman game shown

Square Enix has provided some more details about the latest title in its Hitman franchise.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:56PM in News
SQUARE ENIX: Kingdom Hearts III gameplay shown

SQUARE ENIX: Kingdom Hearts III gameplay shown

Publisher Square Enix showed off some gameplay footage from its highly-anticipated RPG title, Kingdom Hearts III.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:45PM in News
SQUARE ENIX: Montreal studio working on Tomb Raider mobile game

SQUARE ENIX: Montreal studio working on Tomb Raider mobile game

Square Enix’s Montreal studio is making a Tomb Raider mobile game entitled Tomb Raider Go. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:33PM in News
SQUARE ENIX: There's a new Nier on the way, developed by Platinum Games

SQUARE ENIX: There's a new Nier on the way, developed by Platinum Games

 

Square Enix's cult action adventure game Nier is getting a sequel.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:27PM in News