Tokyo Game Show 2016
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TGS 2016: All the news, stories and more rounded up
This year's Tokyo Game Show has come to a close and what a ride it was. From big trailers, to release dates and special hardware announcements - there was something for everyone. While Square Enix was a bit light on new game reveals, there's no doubt they have plenty waiting in the wings from now through the end of the year and early next. Should you have missed anything over the course of last week, we’ve rounded up all the…
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Watch 30 minutes of SaGa Scarlet Grace, special edition revealed
Akitoshi Kawazu, game designer and story planner for SaGa Scarlet Grace, took to the Tokyo Game Show stage to show off his new game. In the video below, we see a thirty-minute segment of the PlayStation Vita-exclusive RPG including the world map, party management, and combat. A special edition was also revealed that includes special packaging by series character artist Tomomi Kobayashi, an artbook, soundtrack, and special cards. SaGa Scarlet Grace releases on Decemeber 15th, 2016 in Japan. https://youtu.be/-Pc_2fLdAXw?t=1425 …
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You got your Cup Noodle in my Final Fantasy XV
Did you know? Nissin Cup Noodle is celebrating its 45-year anniversary this year. Oh and it's coming to Final Fantasy XV. That's right, Tabata and team have rallied up another real-world collaboration - lore reasons and all. Apparently, our man Gladiolus here isn't just a big fan of Coleman camping goods but he's also into Cup Noodle. Cup Noodle is everywhere in Final Fantasy XV - from billboards to trucks and even a quest! Of course, you can eat it too…
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Final Fantasy XV to support PS4 Pro at launch
Final Fantasy XV's PS4 Pro version is largely a mystery. Despite press impressions from press behind closed doors, Square Enix has yet to officially detail what we can expect. During an Active Time Report at TGS, director Tabata shared some comments on Sony's new hardware. First and foremost, they're certainly aware of the power of the PS4 Pro but it takes time to fine-tune for the new console. As the Pro will be out before FFXV, however, the game will support…
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King's Knight - Wrath of the Dark Dragon announced for iOS/Android, part of FFXV Universe
Square Enix has revealed a new entry in the Final Fantasy XV Universe: King's Knight - Wrath of the Dark Dragon in development for iOS and Android platforms. Drawing from the original Famicom title, the game has been re-imagined for the modern age as it celebrates its 30 year anniversary in 2016. The mobile remake is an action RPG featuring a brand-new story and world along with multiplayer capabilities up to four players. This free-to-play title will be available later this…
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Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV – Episode 5 "The Warmth of Light" now online
Square Enix has released a new episode of the Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV companion anime titled "The Warmth of Light". You can watch that, along with Episode 1 "Before the Storm," Episode 2 "Dogged Runner," Episode 3 "Sword and Shied" and Episode 4 "Bittersweet Memories" in the videos below. Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV - Episode 5: The Warmth of Light Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV - Episode 4: Bittersweet Memories Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV - Episode 3: Sword and Shield Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV -…
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Final Fantasy XV's PS4 Pro version demoed at TGS
This week at Tokyo Game Show, Sony Interactive Entertainment had more to share on their upcoming PlayStation 4 Pro, due out November 10. Along with other games demoed to the press, Final Fantasy XV was in full view - showing off a small bit of gameplay on the new machine. According to Game Watch, their first impressions were "Whoa, this is really clean..." Recently they expressed disappointment in Final Fantasy XV's visual quality back at Gamescom, but the Pro version made…
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Final Fantasy XV TGS stage footage feat. Aranea Highwind
Final Fantasy XV took the stage at Sony's booth today to deliver a quick overview of the game as well as a glimpse at new footage running on PlayStation 4. Following another look at nighttime gameplay in the open world, the demonstration took us back to a Niflheim base where Noctis and friends were forced to square off against enemy dragoon Aranea Highwind. Previously we'd only a small taste of this fight from trailers and a small showing at…
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NieR: Automata Black Box Edition announced for Japan
Square Enix has revealed a special NieR: Automata Black Box Edition to be sold exclusively in Japan. Available through Square Enix's e-Store, fans can snag a copy of the game, a YoRHa 2B figure, 64-page artbook, NieR Music Concert & Talk Live Soundtrack CD, a NieR RepliCant Recollection novel and in-game item codes. The full thing runs for 25,800 yen. During a TGS stage event, Square Enix also revealed plans to release April's NieR Music and Concert and Talk Live on…
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World of Final Fantasy's Sephiroth summon in action
Square Enix has shown off a special Sephiroth summon video for World of Final Fantasy during a TGS 2016 stage event. Created by Visual Works, the video showcases this special summon from Final Fantasy VII - which can be obtained as a pre-order bonus and used to aid your party in battle. World of Final Fantasy is due out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on October 25 in North America, October 27 in Japan and October 28 in Europe. …
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age previewed in new screenshots, extended trailer
Square Enix has released a batch of new screenshots detailing the visual improvements of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. Additionally, fans can take a look at a new trailer out of TGS featuring additional scenes - including some of the newly re-mastered visuals and environments as well as gameplay in action This version of XII is based off Final Fantasy XII International Zodiac Job System and will feature the usual tricks to expect from a HD remaster. These include higher…
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Final Fantasy XII TGS 2016 trailer details The Zodiac Age
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age out of TGS today. During the week, the game will see its first playable hands-on in Japan as well as a special stage event featuring various staff who will share stories about development of the original release. …
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Here's the extended Final Fantasy XV trailer from TGS, new screenshots
Following a small showing at Sony's PlayStation Press Conference in Japan, Square Enix has released the TGS trailer for Final Fantasy XV in full. Similar to the shorter version, the video features a number of event scenes tied to the main story. If you're on your way to avoid spoilers you may want to skip this one. With their homeland invaded, Noctis and friends escape danger and set out on their journey through the land of Eos. Additionally, Square Enix has…
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Square Enix mobile lineup trailered ahead of TGS 2016
Square Enix has released trailers for a number of their mobile titles ahead of TGS this year. Featured games include Final Fantasy Grandmasters, Gurumon, Labyrinth of the Grand Marche and the recently announced Akashic Re:cords. Final Fantasy Grandmasters Gurumon Labyrinth of the Grand Marche Akashic Re:cords …
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NieR: Automata gets a TGS trailer, due out February 23 in Japan
Square Enix has revealed the launch date for NieR: Automata, set to release in Japan on February 23 alongside a new trailer revealed at Sony's PlayStation Press Conference in Japan. …
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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue due out January, TGS 2016 trailer
Square Enix has revealed the latest trailer and release timing for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, due to be shown at TGS this week. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 worldwide this January, pushed back from its previously promised December launch. Japan will see the game first when it launches on January 12 followed by North America and Europe on January 24. The collection contains a fully HD and playable version of Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance,…
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Sony announces Final Fantasy XV-themed PlayStation 4 hardware
Final Fantasy XV is the latest game receiving the special edition hardware treatment, revealed today during Sony Japan's pre-TGS press conference. Sony and Square Enix have partnered to create a custom "Luna Edition" design featuring the new PlayStation 4 Slim hardware, a digital rental for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, an original theme and a copy of the game due out in November for 39,980 yen. The design of the console was inspired by the idea of "hardware with a story"…
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Rise of the Tomb Raider Tokyo Game Show 2016 trailer
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider ahead of Tokyo Game Show this week. Due out next month on PlayStation 4, the game features a number of enhancements, downloadable content and VR support under special "20 Year Celebration" packaging. Japanese users can purchase Rise of the Tomb Raider on October 13. Physical copies run ¥‎6,800 with the digital version available through PSN for ¥‎5,800. The game is due out in North America and Europe October…