1 day ago.
Kam'lanaut and Insomnia stage arrive in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT today
In Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Version 1.17 update, players can select the fourth post-release season pass character: Kam'lanaut from Final Fantasy XI. A villain character that uses different elemental magic with his blade, he can also set up stationary traps -- including around crystal cores. You'll also be able to play in a new Insomnia stage from Final Fantasy XV. The update also includes new story cutscenes, new options in spectating online camera, and changes to game balance. We've highlight the update…
1 day ago.
Kingdom Hearts III shows off Twilight Town and Olympus Coliseum in new screenshots
Square Enix has shared new images and character renders from two returning worlds in Kingdom Hearts III. In Twilight Town, Sora will reunite with Hayner, Pence, and Olette. In Olympus Coliseum, we'll see a new side of the Hercules world. Check them out in the gallery below: Kingdom Hearts III releases on January 29th, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Twilight Town Olympus Coliseum …
2 days ago.
The Quiet Man gets a new original track by Imogen Heap
The Grammy award-winning artist Imogen Heap will be bringing her talent to Square Enix’s upcoming cinematic action game The Quiet Man with an all new original track titled “The Quiet.” Heap goes into a bit of detail in the interview below, explaining how she had prepared the song and hopes that fans will enjoy the new track. Further details about the song will be released later this year. Imogen Heap is a self-produced artist whose graceful tunes, such as her signature track…
3 days ago.
2B from NieR: Automata joins the cast of Star Ocean: Anamnesis
In celebration for the release of Star Ocean: Anamnesis in multiple countries worldwide, 2B from the NieR: Automata series has been added to the game. She will be available to draw with greatly increased rates for a limited-time Campaign Character Draw that will run until October 30th, 2018. 2B is an attacker unit who excels in short-range weapons. You can see 2B in action below. Also in celebration of 2B’s inclusion in Star Ocean: Anamnesis, renowned character designer and artist Akiman…
1 week ago.
The World Ends with You Final Remix is available today on Nintendo Switch
The World Ends with You: Final Remix is available today for $49.99 on the Nintendo Switch. The remastered version of the 2007 DS game features new characters and a whole new chapter that further adds to the mysteries of the Shibya underground. The Switch version also makes use of the systems JoyCon controllers, which can be used while the system is docked. Nintendo highlights some of the new features in the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1oubrekpo0…
1 week ago.
Gaming industry veteran John Heinecke appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Square Enix
Previously the Vice President of Global Publishing for Overwatch at Blizzard Entertainment, industry veteran John Heinecke has been appointed to Chief Marketing Officer at Square Enix. With over 20 years of experience in the video game industry, Heinecke will oversee marketing across all Square Enix titles and report directly to Phil Rogers, CEO of Square Enix America and Europe. “We are tremendously excited to welcome John Heinecke to the Square Enix family,” said Rogers. “John’s experience and knowledge will be instrumental…
1 week ago.
Story elements for Just Cause 4 revealed in a new action-packed trailer
In the newest trailer for Just Cause 4, we are given a glimpse into the latest adventure of Rico Rodriguez. Determined to learn the truth behind his father's death, Rico must travel to Solís, a South American inspired island, in search of answers. According to Square Enix, Solís is a place ravished by powerful storms and is in a state of unrest and on the brink of war. The Black Hand militia, led by a dangerous individual named Gabriella, are doing…
1 week ago.
All Saints' Wake seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on Oct 18
Final Fantasy XIV's All Saints' Wake seasonal event returns on Thursday, October 18th. Rewards will include minions and new event-themed furnishings. Via The Lodestone: Location The Sinister Soiree From: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Thursday November 1st, 2018 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Adventurers' Guild Investigator @ Old Gridania (X:10.4, Y:8.5) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: It's Probably Pirates (2.0) Event Rewards Little Yin (minion) Little Yang (minion) Pumpkin Pastry Platter (tabletop furnishing) Pumpkin Party Pennants (tabletop furnishing) Familiar Pawprints (wall-mounted furnishing) …
1 week ago.
Western release date for Left Alive announced; preorder bonuses and collector's edition revealed
Square Enix has announced that their upcoming survival action shooter, Left Alive, is scheduled to be released in the west on March 5th, 2019, for PlayStation 4 and Steam. Aside from some removed dialogue and a changed ending, the announcement trailer is roughly the same as the one Japan got back in September. A second trailer was also released alongside the launch date announcement. Titled "State of the World," this quick video gives us a small glimpse at the story of…
1 week ago.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider review
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third and final installment to the new and reimagined prequel trilogy of the Tomb Raider franchise originally released back in 1996. Following the story of Lara Croft as she uncovers the mysteries surrounding her father’s murder, she accidentally unleashes a Maya Apocalypse in a desperate attempt to keep a dangerous artifact out of the hands of Trinity; a military organization determined to control the fate of the world using ancient and powerful relics. I…
2 weeks ago.
First DLC for Shadow of the Tomb Raider revealed: The Forge
Square Enix has revealed the first of seven new DLC coming to Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Available for $4.99 standalone or for free to Season Pass holders--which has the base price of $29.99--this new DLC, titled The Forge, will be launching worldwide on November 13th for PlayStation 4, the Xbox family and PC. In this new downloadable content, Lara must brave the lava-flooded Forge of the fallen gods to uncover the secrets of Kuwaq Yaku. Throughout this journey, she will…
2 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts –The Story So Far– collection releasing October 30
Square Enix has announced a new Kingdom Hearts compilation is launching for PlayStation 4 on October 30 for $39.99. Titled "Kingdom Hearts –The Story So Far–", the collection bundles Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue together, acting as the necessary care package for newcomers and fans to prepare for the eventual release of Kingdom Hearts III. To go into detail, here's what the compilation offers: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain…
2 weeks ago.
The Quiet Man limited editions and release date announced
In a new trailer, Square Enix announced that their upcoming cinematic action game The Quiet Man will be released worldwide as a digital-only title for PlayStation 4 and Steam on November 1st, 2018. The game will cost $14.99 and can be completed in one sitting. The Quiet Man follows the story of Dune, a deaf protagonist who is searching a “soundless” world for Lala, a songstress who has been kidnapped by a mysterious man with a beak-like mask. Alongside the release date,…
3 weeks ago.
Utada Hikaru and Skrillex collaborate for Kingdom Hearts III opening theme
Announced on the official twitter account for Kingdom Hearts, Utada Hikaru and Skrillex have revealed that Kingdom Hearts III will have an entirely new theme song for the game’s opening cinematic. According to Square Enix, Skrillex, a long time fan of the Kingdom Hearts series, had originally intended to remix the previously revealed Utada Hikaru track, Don’t Think Twice. However, due to the pair’s friendship, a new and original song had been created for the opening theme, titled: Face My Fears. Producing…
3 weeks ago.
Square Enix announces lineup and events for New York Comic Con 2018
Square Enix will be attending this year’s New York Comic Con, at booth #1805, and promises to bring a bundle of hands-on demos of titles such as Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, Kingdom Hearts III, The Last Remnant Remastered, Life is Strange 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Advanced tickets will be required to play the Kingdom Hearts III demo, and will be distributed at Square Enix booth at 10:00am Eastern Standard Time each day. Other activities…
3 weeks ago.
Square Enix unveils some of the English voice cast for Kingdom Hearts III
Square Enix has unveiled a small snippet of the large star-studded English voice talent set to appear in Kingdom Hearts III, revealing that a lot of well known actors who have appeared in Disney films will be reprising their roles for the game. The impressive list of voices so far includes: Josh Gad (Frozen, Beauty and the Beast) as Olaf from Frozen Kristen Bell (Frozen, Veronica Mars, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) as Anna from Frozen Idina Menzel (Frozen, Enchanted, Rent) as Elsa…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV x Terra Wars collaboration DLC trailer; side-quest accessible during Chapter 5
Following their announcement at Tokyo Game Show 2018, Square Enix has put out an English trailer for Final Fantasy XV's downloadabale content in collaboration with Terra Wars. Free to download, this DLC can be accessed during Chapter 5 of the game's story and offers a new side-quest that follows Noctis and Sara (Terra Wars) mysteriously wounding up together in an old and mysterious ruin. UPDATE: The side-quest is available for all platforms via downloading the game's 1.26 version patch update. Check out the…
3 weeks ago.
A Kingdom Hearts III stage presentation at TGS 2018 shows off extended gameplay footage for Toy Story world
Lots of exciting new combat and extended demo gameplay for Kingdom Hearts III was showcased during a live stage presentation event at Tokyo Game Show 2018. Fans who are curious enough can now see a large portion of the Galaxy Toys segment from the Toy Story world, as well as some gameplay elements from the Frozen world. It should be noted that a lot of cutscenes were purposefully skipped and no real story elements were shown. You can check out the…
3 weeks ago.
Dragon Quest XI for Nintendo Switch is now called "Dragon Quest XI S"
During their Dragon Quest Paradise News Station event at Tokyo Game Show 2018, Square Enix has announced the Switch version for Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is getting a bit of a make-over to its name. Now titled "Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S", the "S" in the title represent the words "Switch", "Special" and "Seiyuu" (Voice Actor), according to Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii. This could suggest that the game may receive Japanese…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV teams up with Terra Wars, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and DJ Nobunaga for free collaboration DLCs; releasing September 25
Final Fantasy XV will receive free downloadable content collaborated with Terra Wars, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Sengoku Action Puzzle DJ Nobunaga, Square Enix has revealed. Launching September 25, the series of DLCs offers players a new dungeon to explore featuring Terra War's Sara and new costumes for their avatars. Correction: Earlier, we incorrectly reported that a new mini-game would be included to Final Fantasy XV. We have updated the post to amend the mistake. Check out the trailer below: https://twitter.com/Wario64/status/1043704404459773953 Final Fantasy XV…