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Final Fantasy IX Now On PlayStation 4: Here's What's New With The Revived Square Enix RPG

At the Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix announced 'Final Fantasy IX' for the PlayStation 4, with a few upgrades applied to the 17-year-old RPG. However, fans of the franchise may have hoped for news on another game from the series.

Video Games September 19, 2017

Square Enix Found Final Fantasy XV Success, But Final Fantasy XVI Will Be 'Even Bigger And Better'

After 10 years in development, 'Final Fantasy XV' turned out to be a great success. The game's director, however, claims that 'Final Fantasy XVI' will be 'even bigger and better,' which is great news for fans of the long-running franchise.

Video Games September 18, 2017

Nintendo Switch RPG 'Project Octopath Traveler' By Square Enix Looks Amazing: Download The Demo Now

'Project Octopath Traveler,' a Nintendo Switch-exclusive RPG by Square Enix, was featured in the latest Nintendo Direct. A demo for the game is now available on the Nintendo eShop, and will request for feedback in preparation for its 2018 release.

Video Games September 13, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Can't Handle The 'Final Fantasy XV' Engine, Opening The Door For 'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition'

Square Enix tested the Luminous Engine of 'Final Fantasy XV' on the Nintendo Switch, and confirmed that the hybrid console is not powerful enough. This opens the door for the Nintendo Switch to receive 'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition' instead.

Video Games September 5, 2017

Take A Look At The First 20 Minutes Of 'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition'

The first 20 minutes of 'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition' is now online, offering players a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming mobile game. It will be released for iOS and Android before the end of the year.

Video Games September 3, 2017

Possibility Of 'Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition' Coming To The Nintendo Switch 'Certainly Not Zero,' Director Says [Video]

'Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition' could be coming to not only your phone but your Nintendo Switch too, as 'Final Fantasy XV' director Hajime Tabata says 'there is certainly a chance' of that happening.

Video Games August 28, 2017

Classic RPG 'Secret Of Mana' To Get Full 3D Remake For PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, And PC

Square Enix announced that 'Secret of Mana' will receive a full 3D remake and will be released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC. What are the changes coming to the classic RPG?

Video Games August 25, 2017

This 'Final Fantasy XV' And 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' Crossover Is Real: Free Assassin's Festival DLC For FFXV To Launch Aug. 31

Ubisoft and Square Enix revealed that there will be crossover content between 'Final Fantasy XV' and 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' starting this month. In the upcoming free Assassin's Festival DLC, Noctis will be able to move through Lestallum like an Assassin.

Video Games August 24, 2017

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition To Launch For Mobile Devices This Year: Touchscreen Controls, Cute Characters, But With The Same Story

Square Enix will launch 'Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition' for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices this fall. The mobile game will feature the full 'Final Fantasy XV' story, but with Japanese Chibi-style graphics and casual touchscreen controls.

Video Games August 23, 2017

Square Enix Unveils 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' For PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Original Trilogy Coming Soon To PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS

Square Enix has good news for 'Dragon Quest' fans. 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' will launch on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and ports of the original 'Dragon Quest' trilogy will come to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games August 6, 2017

Having Trouble With 'Final Fantasy XV' Comrades Closed Beta? Square Enix Will Launch Another Online Test For The Multiplayer DLC

The first closed beta for the 'Final Fantasy XV' Comrades expansion is suffering from matchmaking problems. Square Enix will implement changes and launch another closed beta for the multiplayer DLC on Aug. 10.

Video Games August 6, 2017

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Beta Now Available: Comrades DLC Offers Extensive Character Customization, Intense Missions, And More

The closed beta for the 'Final Fantasy XV' Comrades expansion is online for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players can now try three intense missions and the multiplayer mode's extensive character customization tool.

Video Games August 4, 2017

Final Fantasy XV Update 1.13 Released: Magitek Armor No Longer Resemble The Power Rangers, Moogle Chocobo Carnival Returns, And More

Square Enix has rolled out 'Final Fantasy XV' update 1.13 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The patch brings back the Magitek Exosuits, which no longer resemble the Power Rangers, along with a few new additions.

Video Games August 1, 2017

Square Enix Confirms ‘Dragon Quest XI’ Western Release For 2018, Gains A New Name

Good news, 'Dragon Quest' fans: Square Enix just confirmed that 'Dragon Quest XI' will have a Western release some time in 2018. It plans to reveal more of 'Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age' this fall.

Video Games July 29, 2017

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

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

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