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A new look at Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age from Taipei Game Show
Square Enix showed off a bit of new gameplay for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age at Taipei Game Show, taking place over this weekend. During a stage event, Final Fantasy brand boss Shinji Hashimoto and producer Hiroaki Kato were on hand to demonstrate the ins and outs of the company's latest HD effort. Footage captured from the show gives us a look at the game's battle systems, a boss fight, exploration and other Zodiac Age-exclusive features such as the added…
Final Fantasy XIV 1 day ago.
Square Enix details Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood standard and Collector's Edition pre-orders
During a live broadcast today Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and community manager Toshio Murouchi detailed what fans can expect when it comes down to purchasing the game's latest expansion, Stormblood. Square Enix will begin pre-orders starting January 24 at 3PM EST in North America. Those who pre-order will gain entry to the game's early access period, starting tentatively at 5AM EDT on June 16. In order to enter new areas of the expansion you'll need to have completed all…
Final Fantasy XIV 1 day ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's GARO crossover gets a new commercial
Final Fantasy XIV's GARO collaboration is out now and Square Enix is celebrating with a new TV commercial set to air in Japan. The CM will air during each episode of Zero: Dragon Blood. The collaboration sees a number of PvP-specific gear sets based on designs by GARO's own Keita Amemiya. The event will last over six months, even after the release of Stormblood in June. That means you should have plenty of time to collect a full set of gear…
Final Fantasy XV 2 days ago.
Here's a look at Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival attraction
Square Enix has released a new video showing off Final Fantasy XV's "Moogle Chocobo Carnival" attraction, due out for free as a limited time event on January 23. The carnival will drop with a new patch update, including new outfits for Noctis, photo frames and a feature allowing players to take pictures outside of battles. To be more specific, fans are invited to sample the event starting January 23 at 8PM EST through February 19 at 7PM EST. Those with the…
Final Fantasy XV 2 days ago.
NPD: Final Fantasy XV sees best launch month in history of the franchise
Final Fantasy XV saw a big boost in the U.S. for the month of December, NPD reported today. The game was the best selling title on PS4 for the month and the second best selling title for December overall. According to NPD analyst Sam Naji, "Final Fantasy XV saw the best console launch month in the history of the franchise selling 19 percent more new physical units than Final Fantasy XIII in its launch month and 54% more in total…
I Am Setsuna 2 days ago.
I Am Setsuna for Nintendo Switch gets an exclusive PvP mode
The Nintendo Switch release of I Am Setsuna will see an exclusive player versus player (PvP) mode added to it when it releases on March 3 in Japan. This mode will be available as a piece of free downloadable content. The "Arena of Time" as it's called will let you battle against other players and their parties after advancing the main quest to a certain part of the game. The Arena of Time will feature character customization options meant to really…
Final Fantasy XIV 2 days ago.
Additional tickets for Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe now available
Due to massive demand, Square Enix has released a limited number of additional tickets for Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe. If you missed out on tickets earlier, now's your chance to secure yours here. This year's European Fan Festival, taking place from February 18 through February 19, will feature a number of special guests including Masayoshi Soken, Susan Calloway and Nobuo Uematsu. Ticket holders will also get exclusive access to Final Fantasy XIV merchandise, with pre-purchase available here. During the…
Prepare to play as Ariana Grande; a message from the producers of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
Square Enix has unveiled a chunk of information on its collaboration between Final Fantasy Brave Exvius and American actress and singer Ariana Grande including a message from the producers of the game, a promotional music video and some screenshots of the celebrity's in-game character. From February 2 onward, all players will be able to obtain the “Dangerous Ariana” character by successfully completing the “Dangerous Woman Tour” event stage on the 'Easy Mode' difficulty. Various pieces of equipment specifically for the Ariana…
Final Fantasy XIV 3 days ago.
Merchandise pre-sale starts for FFXIV Fan Festival 2017 in Europe
In the past, queueing up for new exclusive merchandise at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival could be as tough as an Extreme raid. I remember seeing large crowds waiting hours to snag a Delivery Moogle plush in London. The queues for the Fan Festival store have been a huge problem and after making adjustments following events in Las Vegas and Tokyo, Square Enix has finally listened to fans. Today, the company opened an exclusive Fan Festival 2017 pre-purchase for new merchandise goods…
Spelunker 3 days ago.
Minna de Wai Wai! Spelunker coming to Nintendo Switch on April 20 in Japan
Square Enix has revealed a new Spelunker title for the Nintendo Switch. The game titled Minna de Wai Wai! Spelunker, is an updated version of Spelunker World and the sequel to Spelunker HD. It's made to allow up to 4 Joy-Con controllers for players to enjoy the game cooperatively while utilizing the console's 'TV Mode' and 'Table Mode'. Alternatively, players can also choose to use the system's 'Portable Mode' should they wish to explore the mines independently. If you're keen to…
Final Fantasy XV 3 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV January 24 patch includes self-photographing feature
Square Enix has gone live with a small set of notes for Final Fantasy XV's upcoming patch update due on January 24. Click here to learn more about the game's holiday packs. Check out the notes below: "Holiday Pack +" Updates Moogle Chocobo Carnival now open “Carnival Style (Noctis-only)” costume added Photo frames (Holiday Pack +) added "Holiday Pack (Free Version)" Updates Moogle Chocobo Carnival now open “Mog Choco T-shirt (Noctis-only)” costume added Photo frames (Holiday Pack Free Version) added "Self-Photographing Feature" Implemented Players are now able to freely take photographs…
Podcasts 4 days ago.
Looking Forward To It (Episode 19) Jan 15 2017
Join Nova Crystallis staff editor-in-chief Erren Van Duine, senior editor Tony Garsow, and Michael Damiani of Easy Allies for another episode of our podcast Looking Forward To It! In our nineteenth episode, we talk about the Nintendo Switch broadcast including Square Enix's planned support, as well as "The Far Edge of Fate": Final Fantasy XIV's new content patch. Watch via YouTube or listen via Soundcloud below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6CdzTpw6OA …
NieR 4 days ago.
NieR: Automata World Guide Book releases on February 23 in Japan
Prepare to be even more excited for NieR: Automata because Square Enix is releasing a special book containing artwork of the game's world with two novellas and more. Titled "NieR: Automata World Guide Art Cartulary", the B5-sized 192 page book will feature a hefty amount of art of the game's world that 2B and crew will explore in PlatinumGame's latest RPG. To spice things up, expect additional concept art for each and every area of the world in NieR: Automata as…
Final Fantasy XIV 4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.5 out now; adds new main scenario, dungeons, alliance raid and more
Final Fantasy XIV's latest major content update is here with the arrival of Patch 3.5. The new patch brings with it a wealth of additions including the continuation of the main scenario, new sidequests, high-end dungeons, an alliance raid and more. Today's release marks the first part of Patch 3.5 with the second part due out in March to wrap up Heavensward as we ready for the game's next expansion, Stormblood. Here's a look at what you can expect: …
Hitman 4 days ago.
Hitman's latest trailer shows you the art of assassination
With less than two weeks from its physical release, Io Interactive has released a spanking new trailer for Hitman featuring a compilation of the many and creative approaches for players to assassinate their targets. Additionally, the video also gives us a nice overview of the unique environments Agent 47 must venture in from a closed private hospital facility in Japan, to an open city with markets and alleyways in Morocco. Check out the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEA2IAJO1as Hitman: The Complete First Season includes all…
Final Fantasy XIV 5 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe sells out
Tickets sales for Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival in Europe have officialy sold out, Square Enix announced today. The final Fan Festival event is set to take place in Frankfurt, Germany from February 18 through February 19. In October last year, producer/director Naoki Yoshida kicked off festivities in Las Vegas with the unveiling of the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion - Stormblood. Then in December, fans in Japan got a taste of the new Red Mage job along with the ability…
Final Fantasy XV 1 week ago.
Here's a glimpse of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival event coming to Final Fantasy XV
A Moogle Chocobo Carnival is making its way to Final Fantasy XV on January 24th as a limited time event, similar to Final Fantasy XIV's seasonal events. Today, we get a glimpse of what that is in the video below. You can see Altissia decked out in chocobo and moogle-themed decorations, as well as some new outfits for Noctis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEZM2nvraYk The festival will come in two versions -- accessible by using the Carnival Passport key item. One is free when you download…
Final Fantasy XIV 1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood pre-order announcement broadcast set for January 20
Square Enix is preparing a special broadcast set for January 20 featuring Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. Starting at 7AM EST (4AM PST), fans can tune in for a detailed look at the Collector's Edition and other pre-order bonuses. Pre-orders for the Stormblood Collector's Edition go on sale starting January 24. The team will also cover various points to keep in mind when pre-ordering so be sure to check it out. To recap: the Collector's Edition will include the game, special packaging featuring…
Final Fantasy XIV 1 week ago.
Yoshida wants to go all out for Final Fantasy XIV's collaboration with FFXV
Final Fantasy XIV is no stranger to collaborating with other games - especially those nestled within the Final Fantasy series itself. Since the launch of A Realm Reborn fans have enjoyed events featuring Final Fantasy XI, XIII, and items from throughout the mainline series. So what about Final Fantasy XV? Speaking with 4Gamer (via Gamer Escape), producer/director Naoki Yoshida shared a few words on how such a collaboration could work out. "The development team had a rough time developing the game," said…
Dragon Quest Heroes 1 week ago.
Here's what Dragon Quest Heroes I•II looks like on Nintendo Switch
Square Enix has shared a new video detailing Dragon Quest Heroes I•II for Nintendo Switch, due out in Japan on March 3. Priced at 8,800 yen, this bundle includes both Dragon Quest Heroes games which saw a release on PlayStation platforms in 2015 and 2016 respectively. The Switch version will include a few extras, including playable Ragnar McRyan from Dragon Quest IV, all of the downloadable content from the original versions and improved gameplay controls. Catch the full trailer below. …