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Square Enix suffers gaming losses

Square Enix has announced a mixed bag of results in its latest financial report, with the climb in net games sales being offset by a drop in both net and operating income. Net sales for the period were down just 1.2 per cent at YEN 2.4bn, though net income dropped …

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New Final Fantasy ‘will rule PSP

Square Enix is confident that Dissidia Final Fantasy will outperform all of the series’ previous entries on PSP. The upcoming beat-‘em-up has already met success in Japan, and now the publisher is sure it will set new records in the UK, surpassing that of its predecessors such as the 2008 …

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Square Enix Europe born

Britsoft publisher Eidos is to be absorbed as part of a brand new European arm for new owners Square Enix – costing both British and European jobs in the process. Current Eidos chief executive Phil Rogers will be heading up (the provisionally titled) Square Enix Europe, with John Yamamoto leading …

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Dissidia Final Fantasy dated in UK

The long-awaited arrival of Final Fantasy XIII may still be some way off, but fans of Square Enix’s popular series will be able to get their teeth stuck into a brand new outing in the shape of Dissidia Final Fantasy this September. The PSP-only title boasts the largest ever cast …

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US: FFVII passes 100,000 downloads on PS3

Since its arrival on the North American arm of Sony’s PlayStation Network two weeks ago Square Enix’s retro RPG Final Fantasy VII has already been downloaded 100,000 times. In doing so it becomes the fastest selling PSOne title on the network to date in the region, Gamasutra reports. The game, …

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Western FFVII release nears on PSN

American ratings board the ESRB has granted a certificate to retro PSOne RPG Final Fantasy VII, a sure sign that the cherished game is heading to the US arm of Sony’s PSN. There’s no word yet on a European release date, but don’t expect the wait to be too long. …

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Star Ocean: The Last Hope arriving June 5th

Xbox 360 RPG fans will be able to get their hands on Star Ocean: The Last Hope on June 5th, publisher Square Enix has confirmed. The game, which is a prequel, replaces the established fantasy themes of many RPGS with an operatic space setting. It features real-time battles and a …

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Lifetime Final Fantasy sales hit 85m units

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has revealed some global lifetime sales figures for its biggest owned IPs – and unsurprisingly it’s Final Fantasy that leads the charge. The acclaimed RPG series, whose 13th instalment is due to be released in Japan later this year and in the West some …

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VIDEO: Square Enix reveals new WWII IP

Western-looking Japanese publisher Square Enix has lifted the lid on a brand new WWII strategy title called Order of War, which will be released on PC in Europe this autumn. The game, which promises to feature massive scale battles brought to life with a cinematic intensity never seen before in …

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Eidos UK avoids Square distraction

With Square Enix’s swoop for Eidos complete, the publisher’s UK team is working hard to ensure success for its upcoming key releases. The Brit developer and publisher is lining up Battlestations Pacific, Championship Manager 2009 Edition and Batman: Arkham Asylum between spring and summer, with expectations also rising for Just …

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