7 hours ago.
Oninaki characters featured in new trailer and screenshots
Square Enix has gone live with an all-new trailer as well as a round of screenshots and character artwork for Oninanki, an action RPG and the third title from Tokyo RPG Factory studio. Oninaki centers around on a young 'Watcher' named Kagachi who is bound by the sacred duty of ushering "Lost Souls into the next world." With Kagachi’s guidance, these wandering souls in the world of the Beyond can continue the cyclical process of reincarnation over again. View the character art…
23 hours ago.
Here's a look at Kingdom Hearts III's Version 1.04 and 1.05 update
Kingdom Hearts III received an update last night on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that added a much-anticipated Critical Mode as well as some other new features. Some of those include an update to the Workshop menu where the Synthesize Items section will now display a green check mark for items you create, which helps toward completing the Gummiphone. The Frozen Slider mini-game will display what treasures you have collected when you finish a course, which will help you narrow down…
1 day ago.
Valkyrie Profile crossover event returns to Star Ocean: Anamnesis
Valkyrie Profile returns to Square Enix’s popular mobile title Star Ocean: Anamnesis with a second official limited-time run. Starting today and running until June 3rd, 2019. players can add both new and returning Valkyrie Profile characters to their collections, obtain new weapons, challenge special events and receive login bonus rewards. Details for the limited-time event include: New Original Character Illustrations: Exclusively for this collaboration, renowned artist Akira “AKIMAN” Yasuda--famous for his work in Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness and the Street…
1 day ago.
The Path Home DLC for Shadow of the Tomb Raider is now available for Season Pass holders
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s seventh and final DLC adventure, The Path Home, is now available exclusively for Season Pass holders for free, and cannot be purchased separately. It is unknown at this time if The Path Home will be made available for players individually in the future, or will be kept as a Season Pass exclusive. At the end of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, it seemed the dust settled and the battle had ended. However, when her allies go…
1 day ago.
Square Enix Live E3 2019 broadcast set for June 10
With this year's E3 event closing in, Square Enix has revealed the first of their plans for the biggest annual video game expo. Commencing on Monday June 10 at 6:00PM PT/9:00PM ET, the company will host a special livestream presentation to showcase "an exciting line up of titles"— ultimately acting as their sort of press conference for the expo. E3 2019 will take place from June 11 to June 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Stay tuned to Nova Crystallis for…
2 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts III’s Critical Mode arriving on April 23rd
Announced on the official Kingdom Hearts twitter account, director Tetsuya Nomura revealed that Kingdom Hearts III’s upcoming Critical Mode will release on April 23, 2019 for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It will be a completely free update. Greetings, it’s been a while since I last posted. Spring is here, and I hope everyone is doing well. #KingdomHearts III's long-awaited Critical Mode is available as a free update tomorrow (PT). We’ve changed things up from the previous games, so I hope…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy VII – A Symphonic Reunion official concert dated for June 9
For the first time ever, Square Enix will be holding an official concert dedicated to Final Fantasy VII, the company announced. The event will take place on June 9 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. "Final Fantasy VII – A Symphonic Reunion" will feature a symphonic orchestra and choir of over 100 musicians with a giant HD video projection. The video program will be specially made for the concert to showcase the best moments of Final Fantasy VII's story. Pre-sales tickets…
1 week ago.
Left Alive's 1.03 patch update adds "Casual Mode" and balance improvements
Left Alive is getting a new patch update and is available now to download for PlayStation 4 and Steam, Square Enix has announced. Casual Mode In patch 1.03, players can now access a new difficulty option made specifically for those that wish to experience Left Alive purely for its story. Playing with 'Casual Mode' selected comes with several gameplay adjustments including: Increased attack strength - your attacks will do more damage Reduced enemy damage output - enemy attacks do less damage, so you’ll be…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is now available on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One
For the first time, Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 have finally found their way to the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One family of devices. Fans new and old alike can now experience the classical romance story of Tidus and Yuna as they embark on a grand adventure to save the world of Spira from destruction. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster offers high definition graphics, a remastered OST and includes Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X: Eternal Calm, Final Fantasy…
1 week ago.
Just Cause 4: Dare Devils of Destruction DLC announced
The crazy action title Just Cause 4 is getting an all new car-centric DLC on April 23, 2019 for Gold Edition/Expansion Pass owners, and is scheduled to release worldwide on April 30, 2019. Titled “Dare Devils of Destruction”, players will have the chance to complete new missions to unlock over 16 brand new weaponized vehicles that can be dropped into the game at any time to create even more mayhem in the world of Solis. In the Dare Devils of Destruction…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV crossover event 'A Nocturne for Heroes' arrives in Final Fantasy XIV tomorrow
Final Fantasy XIV's crossover event with Final Fantasy XV begins tomorrow. A Nocturne for Heroes will see what happens when Noctis is transported to Eorzea. New items will be added to the game and include Noctis's hairstyle, clothes, and a Regalia mount that seats four people. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: "The rumor mill is spinning, and Kipih Jakkya needs the help of an adventurer to uncover the truth for her latest article." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o-CtZGjJGc Location The Man…
1 week ago.
New trailer and visuals released for the PC version of Octopath Traveler
Square Enix has released a brand-new trailer for the Steam edition of their RPG title Octopath Traveler, which is scheduled to release on June 7th, 2019. Previously, Octopath Traveler was released exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and is a classic-style RPG that blends 2D characters and 3D environments. Octopath Traveler allows players to embark on an epic adventure across a vast world as eight distinct characters, each with their own stories ranging from journeys of self-discovery to quests for revenge. Each character…
1 week ago.
Zenos yae Galvus arrives in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT today - Check out our gameplay video
The powerful and fearsome Stormblood villain Zenos from Final Fantasy XIV is now available for purchase as a downloadable character for both Dissidia Final Fantasy NT and Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Free Edition. Zenos yae Galvus is the Crown Prince of the Garlean Empire, and also serves as the Legatus of the XIIth Imperial Legion and as a Viceroy. Bored with the life he lived in the Empire, Zenos embarked on a “grand hunt” and endlessly seeks battles with "worthy prey”…
1 week ago.
Inside Final Fantasy VII - A developer interview
Square Enix today published a video "Inside FINAL FANTASY VII" in which various developers from the PlayStation 1 classic such as Yusuke Naora (Art Director), Yoshinori Kitase (Writer/Director) and Shinji Hashimoto (Publicity Producer) talk about the history of Final Fantasy VII and their experiences developing the game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNQfY3G35y0 Final Fantasy VII is available now on App Store®, Google Play™, STEAM®, Playstation®4 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo Switch™ system, the Xbox One family of devices, and Windows 10.…
1 week ago.
Octopath Traveler headed to Steam on June 7
From Gematsu, Square Enix (albeit in a deleted blog post) has announced that Octopath Traveler will be headed to Steam on June 7th. Formerly a Switch exclusive, the throwback RPG mixed elements of Final Fantasy, Bravely Default, and SaGa series with a unique "2DHD" look that rendered 2D sprites in 3D fields. You'll be able to purchase the game through Steam or the Square Enix Online Store. In related news, a smartphone spinoff "Conquerors of the Continent" was recently announced for…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers site update shares more information on the expansion
Square Enix updated the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers official website today with additional information on the game's features. Set to release on July 2nd for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Steam, and Mac, Shadowbringers will see the addition of a gunbreaker and dancer job, Viera and Hrothgar races, and more. We've transcribed what's new below: Main Scenario: "Ala Mhigo is at last free from imperial rule, but that liberty may prove fleeting as the Empire moves to both reclaim this bloodied nation and subjugate all…
2 weeks ago.
Tidus and Yuna - The latest trailer for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
Square Enix has released a new trailer for the upcoming release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster on the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One family of devices. Witness once more the classical adventurous love story of Tidus and Yuna as they try to save the magical world of Spira from certain doom. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is scheduled to release physically and digitally for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One devices on April 16, 2019. …
2 weeks ago.
Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] celebrates Third Anniversary
Keyblade wielders from across the world have begun the month-long celebration for the Third Anniversary of Kingdom Hearts Union χ, Square Enix’s popular multiplayer Kingdom Hearts game for mobile devices. Throughout all of April and into late May, players will be offered a plethora of in-game items and campaigns to commemorate the milestone. The list of offers during the Anniversary Celebration include: Anniversary Present: All players will receive a one-time offer of 10,000 Jewels by simply logging into the game from…
2 weeks ago.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider's seventh DLC revealed: The Path Home
Announced on the Official Tomb Raider Twitter account, Shadow of the Tomb Raider's next DLC adventure is scheduled to release on April 23rd, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC/Steam. "The Path Home" will take place after the events of the main game, and will follow Lara as she searches for her missing allies while simultaneously uncovering an ancient mystery. The Path Home marks the seventh and final DLC in the Season Pass lineup. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is…
2 weeks ago.
Hideo Baba departs Square Enix's Studio Istolia
Studio Istolia president Hideo Baba has left the Square Enix Group as of the end of March, per an official statement today. The offshoot studio was in the throes of developing Project Prelude Rune, which is revealed last year as a RPG for PlayStation 4 using the Unreal engine. While there's no word on the fate of the project and Studio Istolia, Baba stated he would support the team from background. https://youtu.be/PAYeIor4lfQ…