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Square Enix wanted FFXI on PS3

Japanese publisher and RPG specialist Square Enix has revealed that it was at one stage in talks with Sony regarding a PS3 port of its still popular MMO Final Fantasy XI. The game’s producer Hiromichi Tanaka told 1UP at the recent Fan Fest event in Hollywood that: Initially we were …

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Square Enix: Well help Xbox 360 in Japan

Shinji Hashimoto, the producer of Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts 2, believes that the Xbox 360 is far from done in the Far East – in fact, he believes the machine has far more to offer in the territory. Speaking to Edge Online, Hashimoto stated: We expect the Xbox 360 to …

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Square Enix working on LA studio

Square Enix is in the process of building a studio in El Segundo, Los Angeles, according to reports. The news has been a long time coming, with talk of Western acquisitions having been on the firm’s lips for over two years. Recently, Square Enix signed a publishing deal with RTS …

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The Last Remnant gets 38/40 from Famitsu

Square Enix’s upcoming next-gen RPG The Last Remnant has been granted an impressive 38/40 from Japanese games mag Famitsu – and Square Enix has followed the news with confirmation of the game’s worldwide release in North America, Japan and Europe on November 20th. Interestingly, the acclaimed publisher is still referring …

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FFVII Snowboarding heading to mobile

Japanese publishing powerhouse Square Enix has gone to every effort to make the most of its cherished Final Fantasy VII franchise in recent years, and none are more leftfield than the recently announced Final Fantasy VII: Snowboarding. To read more, head over to MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz.

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TGS: Star Ocean The Last Hope heading to Europe

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has given the official nod to a European release for its upcoming Xbox 360 RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope. The game, which is actually a prequel to the existing titles in the Star Ocean series, is a classic space opera blending sci-fi and …

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TGS: Microsoft and Square Enix team up

Ahead of tomorrow’s Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft has spoken of its partnership with acclaimed Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest publisher Square Enix which will see the two showcase product side-by-side at the event. Microsoft sees its close ties with Square Enix as key to future success in the Japanese games …

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Square Enix officially withdraws Tecmo bid

Following the news yesterday that Tecmo had not only rejected Square Enix’s takeover offer , but subsequently gone on to announce its intention to merge with former rival Koei , the Final Fantasy developer has officially withdrawn its offer from the table. Square Enix had stated from the off that …

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Tecmo reveals Koei merger plans

Having literally just announced that it has rejected the acquistion offer from Final Fantasy developer and publisher Square Enix , Japanese firm Tecmo had made the surprise announcement that it is planning to merge with Koei. Kotaku reports that talks are already underway following the creation of an ‘integrated management …

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