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No XP support for Just Cause 2

The upcoming PC version of Just Cause 2 will not run on Windows XP when it’s released on March 26th. It is only DirectX10 compatible, meaning it will run on Windows Vista and Windows 7 but not Windows XP. Over 40 per cent of computer owners still reportedly run the …

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Square Enix sticking by PSP

Publisher Square Enix has voiced its support for Sony’s PSP and vowed to continue to release many of its major IP both on physical UMD and through Sony’s growing digital PSN portal. The PSP is a great portable device, for both disk-based and digital content,” VP of brand for the …

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Leona has allowed us to reach out

It was once a genre that was the reserve of obsessives and teenage boys, but the RPG is now mainstream – and Square Enix believes that its promotional tie-in with UK pop star Leona Lewis will allow the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII to reach an even wider demographic. Leona Lewis …

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Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an operating income of YEN 21.4bn for the nine months ending December 31st 2009, a jump of 67.7 per cent year-on-year. Net sales for the period were up 30.0 per cent at YEN 135bn. Its games operations in isolation saw net sales jump 97 per cent …

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JAPAN: Strong debut for Dragon Quest VI

Square Enix’s cherished RPG series Dragon Quest has once again lived up to the hefty expectations placed upon it in the publisher’s homeland with news that Dragon Quest VI sold nearly 1m copies on its first week of release. The title is actually a remake of the mid ‘90s SNES …

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Square spends millions to fulfil Fantasy

Millions of pounds will be spent on the marketing campaign for Final Fantasy XIII, MCV understands. The publisher plans to make the game’s launch a true event” with a heavyweight TV campaign that will kick off on March 1st and run through Easter and into April, including spots during football …

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Date set for Supreme Commander 2

Publisher Square Enix has dated the release of PC and Xbox 360 action RTS Supreme Commander 2. The PC version will arrive first on March 5th, with the Xbox 360 iteration hitting retail two weeks later on March 19th. Supreme Commander 2 has already achieved fantastic recognition across media and …

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FFXIII Collectors Edition announced

Square Enix has lifted the lid on the Final Fantasy XIII Limited Collector’s Edition which will be released for both Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 9th. The SKU includes a copy of the game, a CD soundtrack, three exclusive art prints and a hardback book entitled ‘The World of …

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Front Mission Evolved targets UK

The latest instalment in the Front Mission series is targeting a spring release in the UK, Square Enix has confirmed. Front Mission Evolved is being developed by Double Helix Games and promises to bring Hollywood-style production values to the franchise. Huge levels of customisation are promised, as is online multiplayer. …

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