Videos
4 days 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…
4 days 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…
1 week 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…
2 weeks 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…
2 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…
3 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…
3 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…
4 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…
4 months ago.
Dragon Quest Heroes: New playthrough video
European Community Manager Dan Seto is back with another "Square Enix Plays" video. This footage is the first of a series about Dragon Quest Heroes, which was developed in cooperation between Square Enix and the Omega-Force development team at Koei Tecmo Games. https://youtu.be/TMgJ-yX8q04 Dan explains the basics of combat and mentions some differences between this title and others from Omega-Force. I got my hands on the game at Gamescom this year and was surprised by its personality, the deep game system and the challenging…
4 months ago.
Rise of the Tomb Raider: New "Descent into Legend" trailer
Microsoft released a new Rise of of the Tomb Raider trailer, called "Descent into Legend". The video is more than two minutes long and shows a nice diversity in terms of locations and gameplay. Lara hunts wildlife, swings over dangerous heights with her whip, digs her way deep into the belly of massive underground ruins and solves exciting puzzles. It's everything you would expect from a uprising archeologist and adventurer. https://youtu.be/OYckBLkGpo8 The game releases on Xbox 360 and Xbox One in NA on…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Game Show 2015 trailer
With Tokyo Game Show 2015 underway, it wouldn't be proper without a new Final Fantasy XIV trailer. Square Enix has uploaded their latest - which covers the game's first expansion Heavensward. Later this week, producer and director Naoki Yoshida will take the stage to detail what's next for the MMORPH, including details on the next major content update Patch 3.1. For those attending TGS, be sure to stop by the Square Enix booth for a chance to battle Ravana and…
4 months ago.
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness trailers straight out of TGS
What could be better than a Star Ocean 5 trailer? Try not one, not two, but THREE trailers! The game, recently announced for a February 2016 release in Japan, appears to be taking E3 fast and hard with these new videos showing of gameplay, combat, and characters. Enjoy them, and we'll have more as it develops! …
4 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts II.8 Final Chapter Prologue trailer at TGS
A somewhat extended version of the Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue was put up by Square Enix right at the start of Tokyo Gameshow, which is currently in its opening hours. Scenes from Kingdom Hearts 3, as seen in the E3 trailer earlier this year, were spliced at the beginning as well with the familiar "Now In Development" teaser breaking up this segment from the 2.8 footage. The collection contains a fully HD and playable version of Kingdom…
4 months ago.
TGS 2015: Here's Final Fantasy XV's extended "Dawn 2.0" trailer
We’ve finally obtained the longer version of the Final Fantasy XV "Dawn" trailer that was set to arrive in full HD during this year's Tokyo Game Show. The video is a bit different from the short version, offering up several new scenes on top of the 3-minute clip we caught at Gamescom. Final Fantasy XV is scheduled to release in 2016, with further details on its launch planned for an event in March. …
4 months ago.
TGS 2015: Final Fantasy XV location hunting video with better quality
During Tokyo Game Show 2015, IGN.com shared a high quality version of the "Location Hunting" video of Final Fantasy XV, which was previously shown at the Gamescom show floor, but has never been published online by Square Enix. It demonstrates how the developers searched for real life inspirations and took them into the game world. We showed you an off-screen capture earlier, but here is the video in full HD glory: …
4 months ago.
TGS 2015: The latest World of Final Fantasy trailer shows off familiar characters
Square Enix showed off a new trailer for World of Final Fantasy during SCEJA 2015 Press Conference, following main characters Reynn and Lann, as they enter the world of Grymoire and encounter familiar characters from the Final Fantasy series. World of Final Fantasy combines classic RPG gameplay mechanics with toy-like visuals. As a brand-new title in the franchise, this game can be enjoyed by both fans and newcomers to the series, according to Square Enix. Capture and raise such familiar…
4 months ago.
Dragon Quest Builders release date revealed for Japan, TGS 2015 trailer
Square Enix just revealed at the SCEJA 2015 Press Conference that Dragon Quest Builders is set to release on PlayStation 3, PS Vita and PlayStation 4 next year on January 28th in Japan. The game - built in-house at Square Enix - will have special stage presentations later this week at Tokyo Game Show. The PlayStation 4 version will retail for 7,800 yen (plus tax), PlayStation 3 version 6,800 yen, and PS Vita version for 5,980 yen. More information is expected…
4 months ago.
Star Ocean 5 release date revealed for Japan, TGS 2015 trailer
The latest Star Ocean 5 Tokyo Game 2015 trailer just was shown live at the SCEJA 2015 Press Conference, and Square Enix revealed there that the game will launch in Japan on February 25, 2016 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The tri-Ace helmed RPG is expected to release sometime in the West in 2016 as well. More information on the game will be presented in the coming days at TGS 2015. Watch the new trailer below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa5Ua0BNv2U…
5 months ago.
Take a drive with Final Fantasy XV: new gameplay, screenshots and artwork from PAX
Square Enix has released a wealth of new media this morning, further confirming Final Fantasy XV will launch some time in 2016. During an Active Time Report this past weekend at PAX Prime, the company shared new information on the game including concept art and screenshots, giving players a glimpse at Caem, a secret outpost near the sea that acts as a port for traveling between continents, as well as a closer look at the game’s driving features. Additionally, fans were…
5 months ago.
PAX Prime 2015: Hitman Showstopper level gameplay video released
At the end of the "Art of Hitman" panel at PAX Prime, IO Interactive revealed a playthrough video of the "Showstopper" level set in Paris. Most of these gameplay scenes were previously shown to Gamescom visitors only, but they are finally available for everyone. It nicely showcases the advanced level design, which is described as a "Swiss cheese", because there are so many opportunities to enter, traverse or manipulate the locations. The video also demonstrates the capabilities of the new graphics…