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Square Enix bringing a load of playables to PAX Prime 2015 By Erren Van Duine on August 20, 2015 at 6:37 PM

Square Enix has announced their full lineup for this year’s PAX Prime – the annual Seattle trade show running from August 28th through the 31st.

A number of playable demo units will be available at the event including:

  • Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (PS4)
  • Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4, PS3, PC)
  • Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0 (PS4, XBO)
  • Just Cause 3 (PS4, XBO, PC)
  • Lara Croft GO (iOS, Android)
  • Life is Strange (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC)

The company will also be putting on several panels including the likes of Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy XIV, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Hitman, most of which will be live streamed on respective Twitch channels as well as the main PAX Twitch account. Final Fantasy fans can specifically look forward to the following:

    Final Fantasy XIV: Koji & Soken’s Wild Ride
    Grand Hyatt Seattle Hydra Room 12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m., Saturday, August 29

    Live Stream: Twitch

    Join Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken and Localization Lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox as they discuss the music and lore of Final Fantasy XIV! What does Soken have up his sleeve? You won’t want to miss out.

    Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report LIVE
    Grand Hyatt Seattle Hydra Room 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday, August 29

    Live Stream: Twitch

    Fans will be in for a treat as Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata will be taking the stage in North America for the first time at PAX Prime as part of the ongoing Active Time Reports. In addition to sharing a few personal stories about the development of the game, he will be sharing some insights into the recently revealed trailer. Join us on Saturday as we discuss one of the most highly anticipated games from Square Enix.

Additionally, limited quantities of the Final Fantasy XIV “Before the Fall” original soundtrack and the “From Astral to Umbral” arrangement album will be available for purchase at the booth.

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  • Croesys

    Oh lol…when I read that title and saw the cover image, I seriously thought SE was bringing new playable FFXV content to PAX. Sigh…like that would ever happen…

  • kfart

    Not when TGS is right around the corner, and especially not when they’ve already diverted enough resources in creating Duscae.

  • Randy

    lol… somebody better answer the ffxv no-new-content phone because i fuckin called it.

  • highsky00

    The biggest announcement at PAX will be the place where they will reveal the release date .But i do have confidence in something new at PAX too.

  • It’s only been 3 weeks since Gamescom (or it will have been by the time PAX comes around) where they showed off a brand new trailer, so it is reasonable for them to not have time to make another one. However, what they can do is share more info and gameplay about XV, maybe something more tangible about the release date than “…around 2016”. Honestly though, I expect more substantial info and trailers at either Paris Games Week or Jump Festa.

  • stevenm281

    Their biggest event is always Tokyo Game Show in late September

  • Tom

    I’m just stopping by to say that I managed to fix my old fat PS3’s YLOD to be able to copy old save data from it. I had my FFXIII save there too. Now I’m roaming the Archylte Steppe, and I’m really enjoying it! 🙂 I’m happy beyond belief!

  • Croesys

    I have to agree…at this point, TGS 2015 is the last important venue for new information. If we don’t get anything substantial then, I’ll probably lose whatever hype I have left. Come on TGS!