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Square Enix reveals ‘first global game’

Japan-headquartered Square Enix and its Canadian studio Eidos Montreal are collaborating on the firm’s first truly global game, according to CEO Yoichi Wada. Speaking at the Montreal Games Summit today, the publisher boss said that Eidos Montreal is working on a third title alongside Deus Ex 3 and Thief 4. …

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FFXI Ultimate Collection unearthed

Square Enix has announced that it is to release what it is calling the Final Fantasy XI Ultimate Collection on PC next month, allowing gamers to grab the complete game in a single download for the first time. Included in the as-of-yet unpriced download will be the original FFXI game …

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Square Enix axing Japanese staff?

In what is fast appearing as the game industry’s largest ever mass-migration from East to West, mega-publisher Square Enix is rumoured to be reducing as many as 300 staff from its native base in Japan. The rumours, first reported by Kotaku, come as Square Enix continues to pour its sizable …

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Wii 2 predicted for 2011

Nintendo will release a follow-up to its highly successful Wii console in 2011 – that’s the prediction from none other than Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada. Interestingly, he also predicted that the machine is likely to boast an all-new controller. In the same piece, however, Wada predicts that the upcoming …

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JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

A deal has been struck between Japanese publisher Square Enix and growing casual games force Disney Interactive that will see the RPG specialist bring Disney’s upcoming range of digital entertainment offerings to Japan. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

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Kingdom Hearts DS pre-orders soar

Square Enix’s latest Kingdom Hearts title is enjoying ‘huge’ pre-order levels, according to the firm.Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (pictured) is the first entry of the series to appear on DS and will be released on October 9th. Kingdom Hearts has always been incredibly popular. As the first new release into the …

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JAPAN: FFXIII dated

Square Enix has just confirmed the rumours – Final Fantasy XIII will be released on PS3 in Japan on December 17th. The game will cost YEN 8,800 – that translates to around 60, which could conceivably point to a higher than normal RRP in the UK a la Call of …

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Big FFXIII announcement expected

Many are predicting that publisher Square Enix will later this morning at a Tokyo press event announce the release date of the massively hyped Final Fantasy XIII in Japan. Furthermore, an ad that went live on Square Enix’s Japanese website yesterday suggests that December 17th will be the day the …

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Square publishing COD:MW2 in Japan?

Despite the region’s traditional hostility to first person shooters, it seems as if publisher Square Enix is to publish Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in Japan. The hint comes from a new splash page on the Square Enix website. Though the game is not named specifically, a large …

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PS3 Slim is good news for FFXIII

In truth, had Sony have increased the price of PS3 and Square Enix decided to sell Final Fantasy XIII for 100 it would still have sold millions – but Sony’s PS3 price reduction is still good news for FFXIII, the game’s producer has said. Now that the hardware is becoming …

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