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Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion 'Shadowbringers' announced, out Early Summer 2019, 'Blue Mage' job revealed
During the keynote address of Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival in Las Vegas, director/producer Naoki Yoshida revealed the next expansion to the five-year-running MMORPG: Shadowbringers, out in early summer 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxBYy1uzSqI Story The story involves the Warrior of Light joining six allied nations against the Garlean Empire. How will this conflict give rise to a possible world-ending calamity? This time we will face the full force of the Garlean Empire. With the fall of the Scions of the Seventh Dawn -- what will…
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Kingdom Hearts III screenshots detail 'Kingdom of Corona' and '100 Acre Woods'
Following the reveal of a returning world coming to the game, Square Enix has gone live with a round of screenshots and character renders for Kingdom Hearts III — providing a closer look at the 'Tangled' and 'Winnie the Pooh' worlds as well as their respective inhabitants. And if that's not enough, the company has also shared a couple of screenshots showing off antagonists Pete and Maleficent dastardly conversing together. Feast them all below: Kingdom of Corona Screenshots CG Renders 100 Acre Woods Screenshots CG Renders Maleficent and Pete Kingdom…
1 day ago.
Left Alive's latest trailer, The Survivors, provides insight for the three main protagonists
A new trailer for Square Enix's upcoming survival action shooter, Left Alive, introduces the game's three main protagonists and provides a deeper look into the overall story. Titled "The Survivors," we follow the narratives of Ruthenian Staff Sergent Mikhail, police captain Olga, and Leonid--an ex-rebel who was framed for murder and sentenced to death--as they make their way through the chaotic warzone of Novo Slava. "Honor, revenge and despair are the hallmarks for Left Alive's narrative." states Square Enix. Additionally, some new screenshots…
5 days ago.
Just Cause 4 gets a "Eye of the Storm" cinematic trailer
Square Enix released a new cinematic Visual Works trailer featuring Just Cause 4 with "I'm Just" by Artizan during the X018 event stream. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRNTVMtfIcE Via the video's description: "Just Cause 4 introduces a new adrenaline-fuelled chapter for rogue agent Rico Rodriguez. After Rico lands in Solís to uncover the truth behind his father’s death, he will be fighting the ruthless Black Hand militia in extreme conditions; led by the ruthless Gabriela, this is Rico's ultimate challenge. A storm is approaching; are you…
5 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIII, XIII-2 and Lightning Returns will be backwards compatible for Xbox One
Announced during Xbox's X018 event, Square Enix has shared that the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy games are coming to Xbox One next week via the system's backwards compatibility program. The trilogy includes the following titles: Final Fantasy XIII Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Released back in 2009 in Japan, Final Fantasy XIII introduces the world of Cocoon and its inhabitants, with Lightning and crew fighting against the Sanctum while branded as traitors. Final Fantasy XIII-2 released in 2011 in Japan and follows…
5 days ago.
Spoilers: New Kingdom Hearts III trailer shows off returning world and new cutscenes
During Microsoft's Inside Xbox: X018 live stream event, a new and somewhat short Kingdom Hearts III trailer premiered, showcasing English cutscenes, a returning world, new minigames and more. You can check out the new trailer below. Spoiler warnings for fans who want to avoid any possible story and character reveals until the game's release. Kingdom Hearts III is scheduled to release in Japan on January 25, 2019 and in North America and Europe on January 29, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox…
6 days ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy anniversary stream reveals Yuna season pass character, new stage, and free version
Square Enix held a special third anniversary stream for Dissidia Final Fantasy -- three years have passed since the Arcade version of the game launched in Japan. During that stream, the team revealed the next character available through purchase of the season pass: Yuna from Final Fantasy X. In the video below, Yuna's gameplay style has changed a bit - casting spells directly and using one summon exclusively. With Valefor's help, Yuna can counterattack even while she is being hit.…
1 week ago.
The Quiet Man - Answered update is now available for download
Following it's release one week ago on November 1st, The Quiet Man's free update is now available for download on PlayStation 4 and Steam. This new update, titled Answered, offers players the chance to play through the game a second time with voice and sound, and adds subtitle support in 29 different languages. With the addition of sound, it appears not all is what it seems in the world of The Quiet Man. You can check out the launch trailer for…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer: Comrades gets a standalone release; check out the trailer
The multiplayer component to Final Fantasy XV will be seeing its own standalone edition and is set to release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on December 12 in North America, and December 13 in Europe and Japan. Titled simply as "Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer: Comrades", the game will include 10 new additional bosses on top of the content offered from its DLC counterpart, with a strong emphasis on co-op gameplay allowing up to four players to battle against powerful enemies…
1 week ago.
Eos and Eorzea collide in Final Fantasy XV crossover event featuring Final Fantasy XIV on December 12
Announced during a special broadcast, Final Fantasy XV will be collaborating with Final Fantasy XIV this December 12th. The free update includes a quest where you'll meet a Miqo'te named Y’jhimei who warns Noctis and company of an urgent primal threat: Garuda has appeared. She will appear as a special boss and your reward for clearing will be the starting outfits for the various races of Eorzea -- Noctis (Miqo'te), Gladiolus (Roegadyn), Ignis (Elezen), and Prompto (Hyur). Final Fantasy XIV…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn teaser trailer
During the game's special livestream event, Square Enix put out a short teaser trailer for the upcoming Episode Ardyn DLC for Final Fantasy XV. This little treat comes to viewers shortly after the surprising cancellation announcement for Episodes Aranea, Lunefreya and Noctis made in the same broadcast. See the game's main antagonist in action below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7jw5d5teeQ Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn releases on March, 2019 as a downloadable content for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The base game is also available on…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata departs Square Enix and Luminous Productions
Hajime Tabata has announced via Final Fantasy XV's special livestream event that he has departed from Square Enix and Luminous Productions as of October 31. Tabata was the game director for Final Fantasy XV, and was also COO and head of studio at Luminous Productions. Read Tabata's full statement below: Hello, this is Tabata. It’s almost going to be two whole years since the release of Final Fantasy XV. I honestly believe the reason we were able to get this far is because…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV Episodes Aranea, Lunafreya and Noctis cancelled; production for Episode Ardyn will continue
During the game's special livestream event, Final Fantasy XV brand director Akio Ofuji has come out and revealed that production on Episodes Aranea, Lunafreya and Noctis will be ceased and cancelled. Following this, Ofuji also said that production for Episode Ardyn will continue and is expected for a March 2019 release. Read Ofuji's official statement below: "The Final Fantasy XV development team had been planning to release four new DLCs, together titled "The Dawn of the Future" in spring 2019. This refers to…
1 week ago.
A look at World of Final Fantasy's "Maxima Upgrade" DLC
World of Final Fantasy Maxima is available today on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and includes brand-new content including additional Mirages to collect, new bosses, a fishing mini-game with Noctis, the ability to switch Reynn and Lann out for Champions, and more. On PlayStation 4 and Steam you'll be able to purchase a separate "Maxima Upgrade" DLC that includes all the additions the other platforms are receiving. In the video below, we highlight some of the new features and content. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR0XPsJyeGU…
1 week ago.
Kingdom Hearts III shows off 'Kingdom of Corona' world from Tangled in new trailer
At Lucca Games and Comics 2018 in Lucca, Italy, Square Enix showed off a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III that showcases a Tangled world called "Kingdom of Corona." Kingdom Hearts III releases on January 29th, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EunHzNTCpx8 Japanese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ_tujAtjGE…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV "2nd Anniversary" livestream dated for November 8
To commemorate the second anniversary, Square Enix will host a special livestream event for Final Fantasy XV on November 8 at 1:00PM JST (9:00PM PST). Details about the broadcast are currently scarce, but it's likely that we will be getting more tidbits regarding with the game's next set of story DLC episodes. Final Fantasy XV is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12uSijjHnM8…
2 weeks ago.
World of Final Fantasy Maxima introduces new mirages, new boss battle
World of Final Fantasy Maxima is an upgraded version of the original 2016 RPG set to release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam on November 6th. Already have the game? You'll be able to purchase a separate "Maxima" upgrade DLC without having to re-buy the base game. Maxima includes more Mirages to collect, grow, and evolve as well as new Champions based on Final Fantasy series characters. There's also an "Avatar Change" system in which you'll be…
2 weeks ago.
2B from NieR: Automata joins the cast of Soul Calibur VI
Soul Calibur VI's next guest character is none other than 2B from NieR: Automata. Bandai Namco and Square Enix's collaboration will include 2B as a playable character, a stage based on NieR: Automata, select music from the game, and additional weapons and items. The announcement trailer below shares that this DLC will be "coming soon." Soul Calibur VI is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG12BqJLdp4…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.45 arrives November 6th with the return of Eureka and Hildibrand
Final Fantasy XIV 4.45 is set to arrive on November 6th, and with it comes the third foray into The Forbidden Land Eureka via the Pyros Expedition. This time around you'll be able to create special duty actions with the power of "mnemes." The actions can be used regardless of your battle role and are only used within Pyros. Hildibrand's adventures continue as well -- still on the case of a missing legendary sword after apprehending the infamous Wolf Burglar. Square Enix…
2 weeks ago.
New behind-the-scenes video offers insight into The Quiet Man
In a new behind-the-scenes video released by Square Enix, the team behind The Quiet Man sheds some more light on the upcoming cinematic action title by discussing the game’s development process and core concepts. Titled “Who is The Quiet Man?”, this new clip provides a deeper look into the making of the game, revealing how The Quiet Man was initially conceptualized, the process of creating a “soundless” experience, the production of the full-motion scenes and more. You can check out the video…