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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT "Weapons Pack" DLC available on April 26th
Square Enix shared today that a Weapons Pack DLC will be available on April 26th that includes a 4th weapon for nearly all of the playable cast. The lone exception is Lightning, whose fourth weapon is already obtainable in the game right now. A fourth weapon will be available for the six upcoming Season Pass characters and will be sold separately. The first season pass character, Final Fantasy XII's Vayne Carudas Solidor will also be available to play in Dissidia Final…
Octopath Traveler 4 days ago.
Octopath Traveler trailer reveals two new characters, field commands and sub-stories
Square Enix has released a brand new overview trailer for Octopath Traveler, featuring protagonists H’aanit, the hunter and Therion, the thief. Additionally, the video below also gives us a glimpse at the "Noble" and "Rogue" field commands, as well as a look at the game's sub-stories. Last month, the company released another overview trailer, showcasing two other protagonists and a collector's edition for the upcoming RPG. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1JBHl9vRWo Octopath Traveler is set to release for Nintendo Switch worldwide on July 13.…
Kingdom Hearts 5 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts III trailer shows off classic LCD mini-games
At a Kingdom Hearts Union X fan gathering called Dandelion Meeting, Square Enix debuted a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. This trailer features classic LCD screen mini-games with Sora, Mickey, and other Disney characters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMpo7cuftKI Also revealed at the Dandelion meeting is a contest to get your name in Kingdom Hearts III participating in a special mission in Kingdom Hearts Union X. Kingdom Hearts III is currently scheduled for a 2018 release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.…
Final Fantasy XIV 6 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 43 Summary; Patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight", Companion App Revealed
In today's Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi revealed the third major post-release patch to follow the Stormblood expansion's release last year. Titled "Under the Moonlight", it will include a continuation of the main scenario, a new chapter in the Return to Ivalice alliance raid saga, and more. We also got our first look at the companion app, which will include a free and premium version. Catch our summary…
Dragon Quest 1 week ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 website update reveals information on Malroth
An update to the official Dragon Quest Builders 2 website showcased some information on the recently revealed Malroth; a boy who shares the same name as the God of Destruction from Dragon Quest II and does not remember anything about himself aside from his own name. Unlike the protagonists, Malroth does not possess the ability to create, instead, he specializes in gathering materials and fighting monsters, making him a reliable ally when exploring Vacant Island. Weapons that you craft can be equipped…
Chrono Trigger 1 week ago.
First patch for Chrono Trigger PC now available
As promised, the first of several updates scheduled to hit the PC port of Chrono Trigger has been rolled out today following various fan feedback. The first wave includes the following: ‘Original’ Graphics Setting: A new option will allow players to choose between the current high-resolution character sprites and background graphics, or an ‘Original’ mode which has a display style closer to that of the original Chrono Trigger. Updated Font and Dialogue Boxes: Fonts…
Dragon Quest XI 1 week ago.
Dragon Quest XI for Switch delayed due to out-of-date Unreal Engine 4
In an interview with Gamespot at PAX East 2018 in Boston, Dragon Quest XI producer Hokuto Okamoto shared more details behind the delay of the RPG's Switch version. "It's true that the Nintendo Switch version is under development at this moment in time," Okamoto told Gamespot. "Specifically with regards to the development, this game was developed on the Unreal Engine, but the version for Unreal Engine needs to be updated, I suppose, in order to support Switch. In that sense, the…
NieR 1 week ago.
NieR: Automata producer: "we might be able to open another door in the NieR universe"
At this year's PAX East, Square Enix brought NieR: Automata director Yoko Taro, producer Yosuke Saito, and composer Keiichi Okabe for a panel celebrating the game's one-year anniversary. During the panel the staff discussed the soundtrack, Yoko Taro's mysterious helmet snacks, and various other topics. Of note though is a comment from producer Saito: "I do think that we might be able to actually open another door in the NieR universe. I don't know how long it might take but I…
Final Fantasy XV 2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV's level editor, mod support and more for PC releasing 2018
Square Enix is bringing the Ebony level editor, mod support, character creator and more to Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition this year, the company has announced during a PAX East 2018 panel earlier today. Beginning Fall of this year, players using the level "Ebony" editor will be able to produce all-new content from their very hands, including the creation of custom-made areas, simple quest designs and initiating events and/or actions when players interact with certain objects. Examples of such creations, as…
Final Fantasy XV 2 weeks ago.
Square Enix reveals four new Final Fantasy XV DLC episodes for 2019 and announces new crossover event
The roadmap for Final Fantasy XV was expanded upon today at PAX East 2018, with Square Enix revealing a list of content updates to come throughout the year and into 2019, which include four new episode DLCs for the single player campaign and a new crossover event. The four new episodes that are scheduled for release will focus on Ardyn, Lunafreya and Noctis; with a shorter side story episode set to focus on Aranea Highwind. The underlying concept for each episode…
Dragon Quest 2 weeks ago.
"Dragon Quest VR" activity coming to VR Zone Shinjuku
Bandai Namco is collaborating with Square Enix to introduce a Dragon Quest-themed activity to their VR Zone Shinjuku amusement space beginning April 27. Appropriately titled "Dragon Quest VR", the campaign will have players: Form a party and occupy the role of either a Warrior, Priest, or Mage. Equip a sword, shield or staff made especially for the activity. Journey out to the world of Dragon Quest before battling against the Archfiend Zoma, the final boss. An opening event for Dragon Quest VR will be held…
Dragon Quest 2 weeks ago.
First look at Dragon Quest Builders 2
Since its announcement last summer, Square Enix has been pretty quiet with regards to Dragon Quest Builders 2. Recently, Square Enix opened the official website for the game, providing new details and screenshots. Firstly, Dragon Quest Builders 2 has the subtitle "God of Destruction Malroth and the Vacant Island" in Japan. It's worth noting that the original Dragon Quest Builders had the subtitle "Revival of Alefgard" in Japan, although the subtitle was dropped in the localized release. Malroth is a primary…
Chrono Trigger 2 weeks ago.
Chrono Trigger's PC port to see various updates starting this month
Square Enix will be making available a number of updates to the PC version of Chrono Trigger, the company announced today. The first of which includes an option to switch between the current game graphics and the original style. This update is currently planned for this first half of this month. Square Enix plans on sharing the full change list upon patch release. To coincide with this, the availability of the Limited Edition has also been extended until April 30 at 9AM…
Dragon Quest 2 weeks ago.
VIZ licenses Akira Toriyama's Dragon Quest Illustrations 30th Anniversary Edition for English release
Publisher VIZ has acquired the rights to the English release of Akira Toriyama's Dragon Quest Illustrations 30th Anniversary Edition. Due out in December this year, the book (priced at $34.99 MSRP) takes a look through thirty years of illustrations and designs from across the Dragon Quest series from 1986 through 2016. Pre-orders for the book are currently available on Amazon, which notes the pages cover through the release of Dragon Quest Heroes II and the addition of a fold-out poster covering…
Final Fantasy XIV 2 weeks ago.
Next Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE set for April 14
Final Fantasy XIV will see its forty-third Letter from the Producer LIVE on April 14, Square Enix announced. Fans are invited to tune in at 5:30AM EDT for the latest on the game including details on Patch 4.3, and a special Q&A with Community Producer Toshio Murouchi. Questions for the team can be submitted over on the official forums. Murouchi will be answering as many questions as possible during the broadcast.…
PAX East 3 weeks ago.
Square Enix announces lineup and events for PAX East 2018
Square Enix has unveiled their lineup for PAX East this year, which takes place April 5-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Fans who visit the Square Enix booth, #11017, will be able to play demos of upcoming and current projects, such as Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition and Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. Fans will also be able to attend developer panels and take part in fan activities and giveaways. Square Enix also announced that the…
Final Fantasy VII 3 weeks ago.
"The Legend of Final Fantasy VII" book giveaway
Thanks to the fine folks at Third Editions, we're giving away TWO hardcover copies of "The Legend of Final Fantasy VII", which explores the genesis of the beloved title including its early stages of development, through to the creation itself. Currently up on Kickstarter, Third Editions' efforts extends throughout Final Fantasy VII's mythology (such as the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII) and looks at that content with a fine lens of original analysis. Their signature work also covers other notable fan-favorite titles,…
Dragon Quest 3 weeks ago.
Dragon Quest XI for PS4 and PC releases on September 4 in the West; English voiceover and more
It's been quite the wait, but Square Enix has finally announced the release date for the latest mainline installment in the Dragon Quest series. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is set to release on September 4, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. And in addition to this announcement, the company has also revealed that the Western release will also feature several upgrades and enhancements that were not included in the Japanese release, including: English Voiceover Draconian Quest: a…
Square Enix 3 weeks ago.
Square Enix opens Luminous Productions studio; led by Hajime Tabata
Square Enix has announced the establishment of Luminous Productions, a new studio based in Tokyo, Japan led by COO and head of studio Hajime Tabata, known for his work as director for Final Fantasy XV. Luminous Productions was established with the purpose of "developing new AAA titles and bringing innovative game and other entertainment content to a global audience." At its core, the studio aims to "utilize innovative technology and creativity to change the future of gaming and entertainment." More information regarding…
King's Knight 3 weeks ago.
King's Knight Wrath of the Dark Dragon to end service June 26
Smartphone title King's Knight -Wrath of the Dark Dragon- will terminate service this June. Released last year as part of Final Fantasy XV Universe marketing campaign, the title is a re-imagining of the 1986 NES game. "Prime Regalite" sales (a currency buyable with real money) will be suspended tomorrow, March 26th. It's brought up a few times in Final Fantasy XV as a game that the main cast plays together, and recently there was an in-game crossover event (in King's Knight)…