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Square completes Eidos swoop

Eidos will be under the formal control of Square Enix within weeks but jobs look safe, with the business running as an independent unit. MCV can reveal that a board meeting was held this week which took the deal a significant step closer to completion. There are no problems on …

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Square Enix very interested in XBLA, PSN and WiiWare

In an exclusive interview with MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz, Square Enix president and CEO John Yamamoto has said that online distribution channels such as Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and WiiWare form a significant part of his company’s ongoing plans. There is a large audience for casual titles that is growing …

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JAPAN: Star Ocean puts Xbox top

Microsoft and Square Enix are both celebrating the success of Xbox 360 exclusive RPG Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope, which has entered the Japanese software charts in top spot. Its sales of 162,000 units eclipsed closest contender Mario & Luigi RPG 3 on DS, which claims second position. Elsewhere …

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Square Enixs buyout of Eidos draws closer

The seemingly inevitable buyout of Eidos by Japanese RPG developer and publisher Square Enix has come a step closer with the news that it has now acquired 11 per cent of Eidos’ shares. In addition, Square Enix has also made public its intentions to buy a further three per cent …

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Square Enix swoops for Eidos

It has been confirmed that Japanese publisher Square Enix has made a firm offer for Britsoft rival Eidos, estimated to be around 84mn – a total that represents a 129 per cent premium on Eidos’ current market value. Square Enix believes that the acquisition represents a highly attractive opportunity for …

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JAPAN: Square Enix to publish Quantum of Solace

Publisher and developer Square Enix is to publish Activision Blizzard’s James Bond: Quantum of Solace on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PS2 in Japan, Andriasang reports. The game, which is developed by Call of Duty: World at War studio Treyarch, was released alongside the film last year in Europe and …

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FFXIII confirmed for 2009

As had been previously suggested, a long-awaited new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII has confirmed that the next-gen Square Enix RPG will be released on PS3 in Japan this year. However, as MCV revealed earlier this month, there’s still no word on when the game will be released in either …

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My Pet Shop arriving next month

Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix, the company famed for its global success with ‘hardcore’ RPG franchises such Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, has said that its first foray into the casual pre-teens girl market will arrive next month. For the full story on the release, click here to take …

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Last Remnant heading to PC

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has announced that its recent Xbox 360 RPG release The Last Remnant will be released on PC across all PAL territories next spring. The format status of the game has been a constant source of speculation. For some time it was believed the game …

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