Videos
1 month ago.
PlayStation's Final Fantasy XV commercial is a love letter to the series
Square Enix has teamed up with Sony in Japan to release a special commercial commemorating the announcement of Final Fantasy XV's long-awaited release date. The video, which clocks in at 3 minutes - takes a look at the history of the Final Fantasy series on PlayStation starting with Final Fantasy VII while proclaiming "15 comes." The countdown to the launch of Final Fantasy XV has finally begun. Check it out below. Final Fantasy XV is due out September 30, 2016 worldwide.…
1 month ago.
Everything you need to know from the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event
The dust has settled and it's time to take a step back and look at what happened this week as Square Enix just got done hosting the big reveal event for Final Fantasy XV, which featured plenty of reveals, new footage and other exciting announcements related to the game. We’ve taken notes on the important parts of the event and lined them up here in case you missed anything. Uncovered Final Fantasy XV Liveblog Final Fantasy XV Confirmed For September 30 2016 Release Final…
2 months ago.
Hitman "Legacy" Opening Cinematic released
Today IO Interactive and Square Enix released the "Legacy" Opening Cinematic of the latest Hitman game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01bYEelwwHc As in the beta, your first missions in the final game build the prologue and cover your start as an assassin in the ICA organization. After your training at the secret ICA base, the first field mission in the new Hitman takes place in Paris 20 years after, also known as the Showstopper level. Today's opening cinematic fills the gap between your training and Paris, showcasing Agent…
2 months ago.
Latest Star Ocean 5 character video introduces Fiore Brunelli
The latest Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithless character introduction video focuses on Fiore Brunelli - a top signeturge who wears a revealing outfit as a means to show off the magic symbol carved into her leg. Fiore makes use of water, wind, and dark magic attacks. She can also provide support to the party with assist-type signeturgy. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness will launch for PS3 and PS4 in Japan on March 31st. The game will be available exclusively for PS4 in…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward original soundtrack previewed in new trailer
In just over a week fans will have an opportunity to purchase the long awaited soundtrack for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. Due out on February 24th, this release includes all of the music found in the game's first expansion as well as tracks from Patch 3.1 "As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness." Additionally, the soundtrack will come packed with several bonuses including a trailer for Heavensward, a documentary showing how music is created with Masayoshi Soken, and orchestral recordings of "Torn…
2 months ago.
Unboxing Square Enix's Valentine's Mystery Box
We got the opportunity to get our hands on one of the 200 Valentine's Mystery boxes that Square Enix is selling this year. The contents of the box are different to the ones sold in the past so you don't have to worry about getting an item twice. Each Mystery Box was sold for about £45.99 and is said to contain contents valued at a total of at least £55. You can watch one of our staff members unbox the mystery…
2 months ago.
Watch 20 minutes of Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna gameplay
A bit of Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna gameplay has surfaced online today following a broadcast on NicoNico promoting Tokyo RPG Factory's first title. The game's due to launch in Japan a week from today and those interested can catch a peek at 20 minutes of play time including a look at dungeons, battles and the game's oft-touted airship functionalities. Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna is due out for PS4 and PS Vita in Japan on February 18th. Square Enix…
2 months ago.
Latest Bravely Second video introduces Edea Lee
The next Bravely Second: End Layer character to get the video treatment is Edea Lee - a returning character from the original Bravely Default who will be lending her skills to the two newcomers: Yew and Magnolia. Bravely Second is due out in Europe on February 26th with a North American release to follow on April 15th. Nintendo will be releasing a demo for European fans later this week on the 11th with American fans expected to get their own some…
2 months ago.
New English Bravely Second video introduces Magnolia Arch
Nintendo released a new trailer today focusing on Bravely Second: End Layer newcomer Magnolia Arch. Magnolia is from the Moon and makes a promise to aid Yew after she accidentally lands on Luxendarc. Bravely Second is due out in Europe on February 26th with a North American release to follow on April 15th. Nintendo will be releasing a demo for European fans later this week on the 11th with American fans expected to get their own some time before launch. Check…
2 months ago.
Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna gets a web commercial ahead of launch
Square Enix has uploaded a brand-new commercial online featuring Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna - Tokyo RPG Factory's first project set to go on sale in Japan in just over a week. The CM is brief, but shows off some of the game's Active Time Battle components and airship features as it promises to be a "true RPG" experience. Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna is due out on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on February 18th. Having been first announced at…
2 months ago.
Star Ocean 5 character trailer introduces Emmerson
Square Enix has released a new Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness video, focusing in on the character Emmerson. As the 41-year-old bow gun user of the group, Emmerson has a frank personality and a love for alcohol and women. He specializes in shooting enemies from a distance - naturally. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness will launch for PS3 and PS4 in Japan on March 31st. The game will be available exclusively for PS4 in North America and Europe some time in…
2 months ago.
Hitman: New beta trailer and details
Today, IO-Interactive published an updated FAQ for the Hitman beta and a new trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3O1DnIyhA3I As we already knew the beta will include the game's prologue, which is the introduction in the full game and takes us to Agent 47's beginning at the ICA, meeting his handler Diana Burnwood for the first time. The beta will include two free-form training hits. You’ll be able to replay each hit as many times as you wish throughout the beta period to complete the challenges and the multiple…
3 months ago.
Hitman: World of Assassination trailer released
Studio IO-interactive has recently released a brand new trailer for their upcoming Hitman game. The trailer depicts the actions and results of assassinating key people within the game's world followed by describing the characteristics and purpose of a Hitman. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDgOwNVFBxQ Not too long ago, Square Enix announced that Hitman has become a "Fully Episodic AAA Game". The game's Intro Pack (Prologue Mission and Paris location) will release on March 11, 2016 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC at a price of $15. Each location add-on will…
3 months ago.
Second "Talking Hitman" video released
IO-Interactive released the second video in the "Talking Hitman" video series, covering the looks of Agent 47. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4e0fxGGiFI Through the history of the Hitman series Agent 47 has faced slightly different design decisions.  While the master assassin had e.g. a more grown man appearance in Hitman: Absolution, he is obviously younger in the latest Hitman installment. In the new game, traveling the world for missions is key, but IO-Interactive also wanted to go back to Agent 47's golden days, "being on the climax…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers now available in North America, launch trailer released
Final Fantasy Explorers makes its way to North America today, out exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS. As a unique entry for the series, players are allowed to adventure solo or team up with four others using the system's wireless communication abilities to collect items and explore dungeons using a more modern action RPG style. Final Fantasy Explorers offers up over 200 quests, 20 different jobs, 12 summons (eidolons) to battle and the player's ability to transform into classic series characters…
3 months ago.
First "Talking Hitman: Agent 47" video released
Today, Square Enix and IO Interactive released the first part of a video series called "Talking Hitman: Agent 47". In the short video Studio Creative Director Christian Elverdam, Main Writer Michael Vogt and Art Director Jonathan Rowe answer the question "What's it like to build a game around a person that doesn't really change that much?". https://youtu.be/KW2DbQz3Zss The next Hitman game will be the first in the series being released online and completely episodic right from the start. The first episode will include Agents 47's recruitment…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake PlayStation Experience 2015 trailer
During today's PlayStation Experience 2015 keynote, Square Enix stole the opening of the show with a brand new look at Final Fantasy VII Remake, announced this past E3. The video contains a large amount of real time footage, showing off iconic characters, scenes and moments from the game that'll knock your seats off. "This footage only represents a small part of the game, but we hope you enjoyed it," said director Tetsuya Nomura as both he and producer Yoshinori Kitase took…
6 months ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy for arcade gets a launch trailer
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Dissidia Final Fantasy, set to launch exclusively in Japanese arcades on November 26th. The new trailer confirms what many had expected - each of the currently released 14 mainline games each have a representative including the likes of Squall, Vaan, Tidus, Shantotto, Zidane alongside summons such as Odin and Leviathan. More characters are expected to eventually arrive through additional updates and a potential console release is expected some time next year after the…
6 months ago.
Just Cause 3 New York Comic Con "On a Mission" trailer
Together with the opening of New York Comic Con this week, Square Enix and Avalanche Studios have released a new trailer showing off the sandbox oddities into missions of Just Cause 3. In this mission, Rico must protect the town of Costa Del Porto from the General’s tanks before breaking his friend Mario out of prison and escorting him to safety. Di Ravello believes the odds are stacked in his favor, but with Rico the General may have bitten off…
6 months ago.
Deus Ex: Celebrating the 15th anniversary
Square Enix and Eidos Montreal released two new videos, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Deus Ex franchise this year. The first video is an animated trailer, wrapping up some of the major events in the timeline: https://youtu.be/HOcTxxyJJlw The second video is a documentary moderated by Naomi Kyle, talking not only with the current development team at Eidos Montreal, but also with the original team members Warren Spector (Project Director/Producer), Chris Norden (Lead Programmer/Assistent Director) and Sheldon Pacotti (Writer). The video offers nice…