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Xbox FFXIII to ship on 3 DVDs

Alongside the confirmation that Final Fantasy XIII is to be released simultaneously on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe next Spring, the game’s producer Yoshinori Kitase has also confirmed that the 360 SKU will ship on multiple DVDs – most likely three. This is not the final count as we’re …

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FFXIII gets simultaneous 360 and PS3 release

Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Square Enix’s upcoming RPG sensation Final Fantasy XIII, has stated that the game will be released simultaneously on both PS3 and Xbox 360 in Europe. Furthermore, he dated its arrival for spring next year. We don’t have the actual month down yet, but in Japan …

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Mini Ninjas set for marketing assault

Eidos has unveiled plans for the promotional blitz backing upcoming kids title Mini Ninjas. The IO Interactive action adventure is due for release on September 11th, and has already been backed by a summer pre-awareness campaign, including 60-second cinema ads in front of family movies and dedicated TV sponsorship. This …

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GRIN was planning new FF title

Though there’s not been – and perhaps never will be – official confirmation of the claims, reports this morning are suggesting that recently closed Swedish developer GRIN was working on a surprise Final Fantasy title at the time it was closed. Work on the title supposedly started as soon as …

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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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Nintendo to take over Time Square

The usual expanses of concrete, bright lights and yellow cabs will make way for sandy beaches, swimming pools and tropical plants next week when Nintendo stages a very high-profile takeover of New York’s Time Square to promote the release of Wii Sport Resort.

 Based on Military Island, the installation will …

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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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