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Square Enix Has Big Things In Store For 'Final Fantasy XV' At Gamescom

A Square Enix executive revealed that the company has big plans in store for 'Final Fantasy XV' at Gamescom 2017, which is why the RPG was missing at E3 2017. What could the major announcements be about?

Video Games June 24, 2017

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Launch Plagued By DDoS Attack: What Is Square Enix Doing About It?

The launch of 'Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood' has been plagued by DDoS attacks that have clogged the MMORPG's servers. Is Square Enix doing anything to solve the problem?

Video Games June 22, 2017

IO Interactive Goes Indie After Square Enix Breakup, Keeps Rights To 'Hitman'

IO Interactive has officially announced that it concluded negotiations with Square Enix and agreed to a 'management buyout.' The developer is now fully independent and retains the rights to 'Hitman.'

Video Games June 17, 2017

Remember Fran Of 'Final Fantasy XII'? Her Race Is Not Yet In 'Final Fantasy XIV' Because Of Their High Heels

The scantily clad bunny women known as the Viera, the race of Fran from 'Final Fantasy XII,' are apparently not yet in 'Final Fantasy XIV' due to their high heels. Will they ever be added to the MMORPG?

Video Games June 6, 2017

Square Enix, Tokyo RPG Factory Announce 'Lost Sphear': Will It Be A Hit Like 'I Am Setsuna'?

Square Enix and Tokyo RPG Factory announced 'Lost Sphear,' a new title that will follow the footsteps of hit retro-JRPG 'I Am Setsuna.' It will be released in early 2018, but preorders are now open for physical copies.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Square Enix Makes Major Change To 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' Development: What Does This Mean For The Highly Anticipated Game?

Square Enix has made a major change in the development of the 'Final Fantasy VII Remake.' Is the company's decision a good or bad thing for the highly anticipated RPG?

Video Games May 29, 2017

Square Enix Remains Quiet On 'Dragon Quest XI' For Nintendo Switch; 'Dragon Quest X' Release Date In Japan Revealed

Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of 'Dragon Quest XI' for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo DS, but remained silent on details for the Nintendo Switch version. The Japanese launch date of 'Dragon Quest X' was also revealed.

Video Games May 29, 2017

Good News, Agent 47 Fans: Square Enix May Continue 'Hitman' Series After Sale Of IO Interactive

The future of the 'Hitman' franchise became dark after Square Enix announced that it will be dropping series developer IO Interactive. A statement from the president of Square Enix, however, will give new hope to fans of the series.

Video Games May 28, 2017

Excited For 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' And 'Kingdom Hearts 3'? You Might Have To Wait A While

Square Enix President Yosuka Matsuda revealed that gamers who are looking forward to the 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' and 'Kingdom Hearts 3' might have to wait a while. Up to how long will fans of each series have to wait?

Video Games May 27, 2017

Final Fantasy VIII Remake In The Cards? Finish The 'Final Fantasy VII' Remake First, Square Enix!

A Square Enix executive hinted that a remake for 'Final Fantasy VIII' could arrive in the future. Hardcore fans of the franchise, however, would prefer for the video game company to first finish the highly anticipated 'Final Fantasy VII Remake.'

Video Games May 21, 2017

Hitman Games' Future Uncertain As Square Enix Dumps Developer IO Interactive: What Now?

The 'Hitman' video game franchise faces an uncertain future as Square Enix officially announced that it has dropped developer IO Interactive, incurring a $43 million loss. All is not lost just yet, but it doesn't look too good either.

Video Games May 11, 2017

Nier: Automata DLC With New Sidequests And Coliseum Battles Now Out: Did You Keep Your Save File?

Square Enix has released the first DLC for 'Nier: Automata,' which contains several new side quests, coliseum challenges, cosmetic items, and audio tracks. Playing the DLC, however, will require players to access the Chapter Select feature.

Video Games May 3, 2017

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Guide: How To Get The Best Weapons

‘Dragon Quest Heroes 2’ is a hack-and-slash spin-off of the classic ‘Dragon Quest.’ To battle the strongest enemies, you need to find the best weapons for your characters.

Video Games April 25, 2017

Final Fantasy XIV Trial Drops 14-Day Limit: Gamers Can Play For Free Until Level 35

Square Enix has dropped the 14-day time limit for the free trial of 'Final Fantasy XIV' as the release of the 'Stormblood' expansion draws near. Players can now try out the MMORPG until their character reaches level 35.

Video Games March 29, 2017

New 'Final Fantasy XV' Update Adds Alternate Chapter 13, Takes Jab At Trump Administration

New updates for 'Final Fantasy XV' introduced Chapter 13, Verse 2, an alternative path for the heavily criticized section of the RPG. The new chapter also introduced political undertones to the game with a jab at the Trump administration.

Video Games March 28, 2017

Square Enix To Release 'Secret Of Mana' Series On Nintendo Switch: Can You Read Japanese?

Square Enix will release the first three games in the 'Seiken Densetsu' series, known as the 'Secret of Mana' series, on the Nintendo Switch. The 'Seiken Densetsu Collection' will launch on June 1 in Japan.

Video Games March 21, 2017

Square Enix Unveils ‘Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’ At PAX East 2017, Collector’s Edition Revealed

Square Enix has unveiled the remaster of its 2006 classic 'Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age' at PAX East 2017. The game will release exclusively for PS4 on July 11.

Video Games March 13, 2017

Square Enix Reveals 'Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus’ Trailer, Episode To Focus On Character Gladio

Square Enix has revealed the official PAX Trailer for its upcoming 'Final Fantasy XV' story DLC 'Episode Gladiolus.' The DLC will be available for download on March 28.

Video Games March 13, 2017

‘Lara Croft GO’ Gamers Can Now Play The ‘Mirror Of Spirits’ Expansion On PC For Free

Square Enix Montreal released a new story chapter for the puzzle game 'Lara Croft GO' on Steam for free.

Video Games March 7, 2017

'Nier: Automata' Review Roundup: An Open-World Action RPG That Should Be Considered An Instant Classic

'Nier: Automata' offers players several game modes, a very polished combat system, a thought-provoking story ,and an engaging soundtrack. The open-world action RPG is definitely in the running to be considered an instant classic for the PlayStation 4 and PC.

Video Games March 7, 2017

'Nier: Automata' For PC To Arrive March 17: Here Are The System Requirements And Preorder Bonuses

Over-the-top RPG 'Nier: Automata' was originally announced as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, but the game is now also coming to the PC. Here are the system requirements and preorder bonuses for the PC version of the game.

Video Games March 5, 2017

Square-Enix Launches Studio Istolia, Announces 'Project Prelude Rune' Game

Square-Enix has a new RPG called 'Project Prelude Rune.' The game is under Studio Istolia, a development studio based in Tokyo, Japan headed by renowned producer Hideo Baba.

Video Games February 25, 2017

Future Of 'Final Fantasy XV' Looks Bright: Episode Gladiolus DLC Details Revealed, Multiplayer Mode Hinted

The future of 'Final Fantasy XV' looks bright as new content will continuously be added to the RPG. Among the things that players can expect are Episode Gladiolus and the Comrades multiplayer expansion, details for which have been revealed.

Video Games February 25, 2017

'Final Fantasy XV' Rolls Out Latest Update, Includes Game ‘A King’s Tale’

Square Enix releases its latest update for ‘Final Fantasy XV.’ The update contains the Booster Pack, PS4 Pro Update and a mini-game called ‘A King’s Tale.’

Video Games February 23, 2017

It Looks Like 'Final Fantasy XIV' Could Find Its Way To The Nintendo Switch

Producer Naoki Yoshida revealed that the development team of 'Final Fantasy XIV' will be very interested to bring the MMORPG to the upcoming Nintendo Switch. However, there are certain limitations that first need to be overcome.

Video Games February 20, 2017

Second New Job In 'Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood' Revealed To Be The Samurai

The Samurai has been revealed as the second new class in the upcoming 'Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood' expansion. The Samurai is a melee DPS character, and was shown in action with the Red Mage in a new trailer.

Video Games February 20, 2017

29 Minutes Of 'Nier: Automata' Gameplay: Combat, Fishing, And Moose Rides

Square Enix released a new video gameplay for its upcoming game 'Nier: Automata.' It showcased more about the game's combat and open-world navigation.

Video Games February 17, 2017

No Nintendo Switch Release For ‘Final Fantasy XV,’ Director Hajime Tabata Says

Director Hajime Tabata confirmed that there are no plans to release ‘Final Fantasy XV’ on Nintendo Switch. 'Final Fantasy' was released for PS4 and Xbox One.

Video Games February 12, 2017

Final Fantasy XV: Square Enix Shows Off Character Creation Tool In Multiplayer Mode

The game director of ‘Final Fantasy XV’ has confirmed that there would be a character creation tool for the multiplayer mode. The picture shared by the developer Square Enix shows the tool in very early stages of development.

Video Games February 9, 2017

Arcade Game 'Dissidia Final Fantasy' Will Launch On Consoles With A Story Mode And eSports Ambitions

The arcade game 'Dissidia Final Fantasy,' currently only available in Japan, will soon come to consoles with a story mode. The game's director also has ambitions to bring the game into competitive eSports.

Video Games February 6, 2017

'Final Fantasy' 30th Anniversary: News, Games... and Wine

'Final Fantasy' creator Square Enix kicked off its 30th anniversary with a livestreamed event. It announced several updates for 'Final Fantasy' 7, 12, 14, and 15 titles, and Final Fantasy-themed wines.

Video Games February 5, 2017

Here Are All The Things Coming Soon To 'Final Fantasy XV': Revamped Chapter 13, Episode Gladio, And More

There are many things coming to 'Final Fantasy XV,' including a revamped Chapter 13 and the Episode Gladiolus DLC. Players can also expect the addition of PlayStation 4 Pro support, a level cap increase, and many more.

Video Games February 3, 2017

Square Enix Boasts 'Completely Original Story' For Avengers Video Game Series

Square Enix collaborates with other tech firms to create the 'The Avengers' game. Marvel and other gaming counterparts preps up to finish the video game series with a stunning storyline on board.

Video Games January 30, 2017

Marvel, Square Enix Team Up For Several Games: 'Tomb Raider' And 'Deus Ex' Developers Tapped For 'The Avengers Project'

Marvel Entertainment and Square Enix have announced a multi-year partnership for several titles. A trailer for the first game, known as 'The Avengers Project,' has been released, featuring the hashtag #Reassemble.

Video Games January 27, 2017

'Final Fantasy VII' Remake Rumored To Have 2017 Release Date For PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

For excited gamers, updates on the 'Final Fantasy VII' remake have been too few and far in between. However, a new rumor claims that the title will be released on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this year.

Video Games January 10, 2017

'Final Fantasy XV' Glitch Lets Players Explore Unused Areas Of Niflheim [Video]

A new glitch on 'Final Fantasy XV' has players roaming around the world of Niflheim, unrestricted by the game’s default linearity. Players have theorized that the uncharted landscapes could be used in the future via DLC.

Video Games January 10, 2017

Gamer Beats 'Final Fantasy XV' At Level 1 With No Items: Here's How He Did It

YouTuber BOYvsVIDEOGAME was able to beat 'Final Fantasy XV' at level one without using any items after a play time of just over nine hours. Here's how he did it, despite being underpowered for the game's toughest battles.

Video Games January 3, 2017

Final Fantasy XV's Prompto Gives A Special Holiday Message To Young Fan For The Perfect Christmas Gift

Robbie Daymond, the voice actor for Prompto from 'Final Fantasy XV,' recorded a personalized holiday message for a young fan named Euphrates. The girl giggled and laughed upon hearing the message but was later found to be hiding happy tears.

Video Games December 27, 2016

'Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood' New Details Unveiled: Release Date, New Red Mage Job, 'Return To Ivalice' Raid, And More

Square Enix has unveiled new details regarding the upcoming 'Stormblood' expansion for 'Final Fantasy XIV.' Among the revealed information is the arrival of the Red Mage class, two new raids, and the expected release date.

Video Games December 26, 2016

'Final Fantasy' Games, Other Square Enix Titles For iOS And Android On Sale Until Jan. 5: Enjoy Up To 50 Percent Off

Square Enix has launched a holiday sale for the iOS and Android versions of some of its classic games. Included in the offers are several 'Final Fantasy' games, 'Chrono Trigger' and 'Secret of Mana.'

Video Games December 23, 2016

First 'Final Fantasy XV' DLC Will Feature An Epic Fight Between Gladiolus And Gilgamesh

The first DLC for 'Final Fantasy XV,' Episode Gladiolus, will feature an epic fight between party strongman Gladiolus and classic Final Fantasy character Gilgamesh. The DLC will also open up new areas in the game.

Video Games December 15, 2016

'Final Fantasy XV' To Receive Free Updates That Will Fill In Plot Holes, Improve Chapter 13 And Much More

'Final Fantasy XV' will be getting free updates over the course of 2017 that will fill in gaps in the story line, improve Chapter 13 and much more. Real-time content, including new bosses and limited-time hunts, could also be added soon.

Video Games December 7, 2016

'Final Fantasy XV' Review: A Road Trip Worth Taking

Square-Enix's latest entry in the long-running JRPG franchise is finally here, but is it worth the decade long wait?

Video Games December 7, 2016

'Final Fantasy XV' Claims Best Start Ever For Any Game In The Franchise: How Many Copies Were Sold On Day One?

'Final Fantasy XV' is the fastest-selling title in the acclaimed 'Final Fantasy' series, showing that the franchise still has a huge following despite the long wait. How many copies of 'Final Fantasy XV' were sold on the first day?

Video Games December 2, 2016

'Final Fantasy XV' Tips And Tricks: Extra XP, Infinite Stamina, Abilities To Prioritize And More

The long-awaited 'Final Fantasy XV' has finally been released. For both fans and first-timers, here are a few tips and tricks that you might find useful, including how to earn extra experience points and unlock infinite stamina for sprinting.

Video Games November 30, 2016

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