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Editorials 1 day ago.
Empire, Stormblood, and Gender
Empire, Stormblood, and Gender Please note that this analysis includes story details through the end of the second expansion’s main quest line. A story incited by an expanding empire, in a world with cruel and apathetic gods, is a familiar one. Yet each retelling presents new angles and perspectives that elucidate the limitless variability of an oft-used trope. From Palamecia to Niflheim, the Final Fantasy series is no stranger to ravenous powers that rip the seams of their respective worlds in pursuit of their…
Kingdom Hearts 2 days ago.
Kingdom Hearts celebrates the 89th birthday of Mickey Mouse with a Union Cross event
Square Enix and Disney celebrate the 89th birthday of Mickey Mouse by bringing a limited time event to the popular mobile game KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ. The game now features several in-game promotions centered around Disney's beloved mouse; these promotions include multiple Mickey and Minnie Mouse themed avatar outfits, a Zero AP Campaign, a free medal and a special app icon. Starting from November 16 and lasting until November 27, players will have a second chance to access several Mickey and Minnie…
Comrades 3 days ago.
Here's a few tips for those starting "Comrades", Final Fantasy XV's new multiplayer expansion DLC
Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion "Comrades" released this week on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as a paid DLC (free with the season pass) that brings co-operative mission-based combat to the game. This content is accessible from the "Downloadable Content" section in Final Fantasy XV's title menu. (Note: online functionality in Comrades requires PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live subscription.) Comrades takes place during Chapter 14 of Final Fantasy XV, during which a great darkness has spread over the kingdom of Lucis,…
Secret of Mana 4 days ago.
Square Enix shares more gameplay from the Secret of Mana remake
In a live broadcast this morning, Square Enix shared ten minutes of Secret of Mana's upcoming remake for the PlayStation 4. Like the original on the SNES, the remake supports multiplayer co-op where you and two friends can each take control of Randi, Primm, and Popoi -- no online support is planned. In the footage below, we get a glimpse of the moogle village and some co-op combat across a few different areas. Secret of Mana will release digitally on Windows PC,…
Comrades 5 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion "Comrades" launches today
Available today on the PlayStation Store and Xbox Games Store, Final Fantasy XV's mulitplayer expansion called "Comrades" lets you create your own Kingsglaive member to do battle against the monster hordes that overtake Eos in the later chapters of the mothership game. You'll be tasked with restoring electricity via the power plant in Lestallum, your home base, by collecting meteor fragments that contain energy with them. Various missions will see you unlock various places on the map to explore. Combat has…
Square Enix 5 days ago.
Three Square Enix titles nominated for The Game Awards 2017
The Official NA Twitter for Square Enix has wished best of luck to their nominated titles for this year's Game Awards. The three titles lined up for a possible award are NieR: Automata, Final Fantasy XV and Life is Strange. According to the official website for The Game Awards, you can assist in choosing a winner by voting for your favorite game titles in various categories; such as best music, best acting and Game of the Year. You can cast in…
Final Fantasy XII 5 days ago.
Square Enix announces a Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age broadcast and teases "Happy News"
In celebration for reaching one million shipments and digital sales worldwide, Square Enix has announced a special live stream event for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. This will be the game's fifth official broadcast. The event is scheduled for November 21 at 20:00 JST, and will last for roughly an hour. Multiple guests are set to appear and "there may be news that will make Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age fans happy." The stream can be viewed on Youtube…
Final Fantasy XV 6 days ago.
Nobuo Uematsu and Emiko Suzuki talks about their music for Final Fantasy XV: Comrades
In the upcoming Final Fantasy XV: Comrades which will be released tomorrow, the series' legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu will be making music for it, containing vocals from Japanese singer Emiko Suzuki. The emotional new track is called "Choosing Hope", to be featured in the new expansion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_cDrD3ReWI…
Final Fantasy XV 1 week ago.
Noctis Lucis Caelum is Tekken 7's newest fighter
Final Fantasy XV's crown prince Noctis Lucis Caelum will be the newest DLC character for Tekken 7, revealed by Bandai Namco this evening. The third DLC character for the game, you'll be able to play as Noctis some time in Spring 2018. It also looks like the Hammerhead garage will also serve as a new stage too. In the trailer below we get a tease of the character's debut. Tekken 7 is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmWbiMwxmOU…
Lost Sphear 1 week ago.
Pre-order a hard copy of Lost Sphear for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch
Square Enix has unveiled a new sweepstakes exclusive for the North American release of Lost Sphear. By pre-ordering a hard copy of Lost Sphear from the Official Square Enix Shop(NA), you will be automatically entered for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch. Please note that contest entries appear to only apply for the Switch edition of the game, as the text for the contest rules are absent from the PC and Playstation 4 editions. Having a Square Enix Members account…
NieR 1 week ago.
NieR: Automata Bring Arts figures of 2B and a machine lifeform set can now be pre-ordered
Square Enix has announced that the pre-order for NieR: Automata's Bring Arts figures of 2B and a machine lifeform set is now open through the Square Enix Online store. They look pretty great in detail, and they'll be discounted for 10% until November 19. …
Final Fantasy XIV 1 week ago.
The Feast Season 5 will ending soon for Final Fantasy XIV
The Fifth Season for Final Fantasy XIV's player-vs-player battle arena, The Feast, will be coming to a close very soon according to The Lodestone. Updates to the ranking page will end after November 14th and the final results for this season will be posted on November 21st. So players interested in the rewards for this season are encouraged to dive head first into the fray to get in their final scores before this fierce season comes to a conclusion. You can check…
Final Fantasy XV 1 week ago.
Early registration for Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition now available
Square Enix has opened the doors on Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition's early registration today. Those with Android devices can head on over to the Google Play Store to sign-up, gaining access to up-to-date information on the game's release later this Winter. This new take on the Final Fantasy XV story will span ten episodes - all available at launch. The first episode is free, followed by two and three priced at 99 cents each. After that, the cost rises to…
Tomb Raider 1 week ago.
Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One X enhancements are now available
Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics announced that enhancements for Rise of the Tomb Raider are now available for Xbox One X in conjunction with the new console's launch. Players who have already purchased the game for Xbox One can now freely download and experience the wide range of new technical features on Xbox One X. “We’re always pushing ourselves to deliver the highest fidelity experience in our games and we love taking those next steps with any new technology,” said Scot Amos, Head of Studio at…
Final Fantasy IV's Golbez and Final Fantasy XI's Stellar Fulcrum stage headed to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
In a live broadcast for Dissidia Final Fantasy this morning, Square Enix showed off the return of Golbez -- a villian from Final Fantasy IV. The game will also add a new stage -- the Stellar Fulcrum from Final Fantasy XI. As far as upcoming characters go, Tetsuya Nomura shared that there currently aren't plans to add Gabranth from Final Fantasy XII, but director Takeo Kujirakoa said that they still plan to add around twelve to thirteen characters. The team also…
Final Fantasy XIV 2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XI crossover event "The Maiden's Rhapsody" returns to Final Fantasy XIV on November 10
The Maiden's Rhapsody Final Fantasy XI crossover event returns to Final Fantasy XIV this Thursday, November 10th and features a special scenario that bridges the worlds of Vana'diel and Hydaelyn. Rewards from this event include the Amatsu gear set. The event will conclude the morning of November 29th. Details A Journey to Remember From: Thursday, November 10th, 2017 @ 1:00am Pacific Standard Time To: Wednesday, November 29th @ 8:00am Pacific Standard Time Location: Remumu @ Limsa Lominsa - Upper Decks (X:11.6 Y:11.2) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements:…
Dissidia Final Fantasy 2 weeks ago.
Two-year anniversary live stream event announced for Dissidia Final Fantasy
Square Enix has announced that they will be hosting a live stream event to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the arcade version of Dissidia Final Fantasy. According to an article on gematsu, the stream will have new information regarding a large-scale update coming to the arcade edition of Dissidia Final Fantasy. New information for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be discussed as well. The event is scheduled for November 26th at 18:00 JST, and can be viewed on the official Japanese Square…
Comrades 2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV: Comrades will release on November 15
Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion, Comrades, has finally updated its release date. This extended experience will be available for download on November 15, as reported by Famitsu. It was originally slated for release on October 31 but was delayed in order to "create the best experience possible". Comrades can be obtained through purchase of Final Fantasy XV's season pass or obtained separately. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMm2k4eXXDA&feature=youtu.be Taking place after Chapter 13 in the game, players act as survivors from the Kingsglaive working to find out more about the disappearance of Noctis. As members…
Dissidia Final Fantasy 2 weeks ago.
New images and videos highlight Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's story mode
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, the console version of 2015's arcade iteration, will be headed to PlayStation 4 on January 11th in Japan and January 30th, 2018 in North America and Europe. This version of the game will feature a new story line that revolves around a clash of new gods -- Spiritus and Materia. New screenshots and videos below highlight the story and show off a bit of the new interface: Screenshots: Renders: Videos: 昨日の生放送で公開したカットシーンをツイッターで限定公開!! #DFF_NT #PS4 pic.twitter.com/or7gRfP7Bh— ディシディアFFNT公式アカウント (@DFF_NT_JP) October 25, 2017 続いてクラウド、ヤ・シュトラ達が登場するカットシーンです!! …
Final Fantasy XIV 2 weeks ago.
Group including ex-Lucrezia players claims World First clear of the Unending Coil of Bahamut raid
Final Fantasy XIV's first "Ultimate"-tier difficulty encounter The Unending Coil of Bahamut has been cleared. After 11 days of struggle, the group with the World First title is out of Japan -- specifically Alexander server in the Gaia cluster. They consist of mostly ex-Lucrezia players, who you may remember claiming World First in the "Final Coil of Bahamut," the last raid series of the A Realm Reborn patch series. While Lucrezia is no longer formally together, it's rather poetic that they've…