3 days ago.
Square Enix reveals "Project Xehanort", a new Kingdom Hearts title for mobile devices
Square Enix has revealed a brand new Kingdom Hearts title currently in development for iOS, Android and Amazon devices. Tentatively titled "Project Xehanort", the game will release in Spring 2020 with included in-app purchases. The company has yet to share any other details about the title except its tagline, which asks, "Why did he become the seeker of darkness?" In addition to this announcement, Square Enix is holding a "Guess the Name Campaign!" which asks participants to guess the official title for…
3 days ago.
The free 1.07 patch update for Kingdom Hearts III is now available for download
A free patch update for Kingdom Hearts III is now available for download, and with it comes a bundle of new adjustments and additions. These updates include the addition of new forms and abilities, various menu updates and expanded sharing options, some cutscenes being modified and polished, and various issues being addressed and fixed. Also among the update is the inclusion of the 'Oathkeeper' and 'Oblivion' Keyblades from previous Kingdom Hearts titles. Upon meeting the in-game requirements, players will be able…
3 days ago.
Valentione's Day seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on January 29
This year, Final Fantasy XIV's Valentione's Day seasonal event is a bit different. Beginning on January 29th, you'll be able to vote for one of three potential emissaries of love to represent House Valentione for this year's festival. You'll be given a glamour set color-coded based on your vote. Voting ends February 9th, and the results will be shared the same day - with the event concluding on February 16th. Voting will be tabulated world by world, so it's possible different…
4 days ago.
Final Character Spotlight Trailer for Trials of Mana introduces Hawkeye and Riesz
The third and final character spotlight trailer for the upcoming Trials of Mana remake was released today on the official Square Enix youtube channel, and introduces Hawkeye and Riesz, the last two protagonists in the lineup of six playable characters. Hawkeye is a laidback and charming young man who hails from the desert fortress of Nevarl, which is also home to a guild of noble thieves. Riesz, meanwhile, is a strong willed princess and captain of the Amazon guard from the…
5 days ago.
New Kingdom Hearts III ReMind screenshots show off some upcoming content
In a series of tweets on the Official Kingdom Hearts Twitter account, several new screenshots showcasing some of the upcoming new features set to release with ReMind were posted. These tweets included a closer look at Sora’s newest form, as well as granting us a look at the previously announced Data Greeting, Slideshow Creator and the Premium Menu. Data Greeting 01Data Greeting 02Slideshow Creator 01Slideshow Creator 02Premium Menu 01Premium mode 02 According to the official tweets, Data Greeting will allow players the…
1 week ago.
Mobius Final Fantasy will end service on June 30
Square Enix will end service for Mobius Final Fantasy on June 30th, according to a news post from the company today. Available on iOS, Android, and Steam, the free-to-play game originally launched in 2015 with the goal of creating a mobile game with the quality of an HD title. The company says the decision was made in December 2019 to end service after the conclusion of the "Warrior of Despair" storyline. Sales of "Magicite," a currency acquired by paid…
1 week ago.
Marvel's Avengers Delayed to September 4th
Crystal Dynamics team has released an announcement regarding the release date for Marvel's Avengers. To our fans,At Crystal Dynamics our ambition has always been to deliver the ultimate Avengers gaming experience. In order to achieve that goal, we have made the difficult decision to move the release date of Marvel's Avengers to September 4, 2020.As fans ourselves, it's an honor and a privilege to work with these legendary characters and we know what these Super Heroes mean to us and True…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Delayed to April 10th
Square Enix just posted an announcement from the development team regarding the release date for Final Fantasy VII Remake being delayed. Below is the message from the development team. We know that so many of you are looking forward to the release of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE and have been waiting patiently to experience what we have been working on. In order to ensure we deliver a game that is in-line with our vision, and the quality that our fans who have been waiting…
2 weeks ago.
New Trials of Mana Character Spotlight introduces Kevin and Charlotte
A new character spotlight trailer for the upcoming Trials of Mana remake was released today on the official Square Enix Youtube. It is the second out of three character-focused trailers, with the first trailer for Duran and Angela having been released back in December. This trailer introduces Kevin, a ferocious beastman and heir to the Ferolia Kingdom's throne, and Charlotte, a curious young half-elven cleric from the Holy City of Wendel. Their lives take an unexpected turn when they both encounter…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV's mobile MMO still in development, developers revealed & features teased
(Image: Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition) In 2020, Square Enix will partner with studios JSC and GAEA to develop a new mobile MMORPG based on the world of Final Fantasy XV. Shanghai Oriental Pearl will be publishing in China, where the game will release first. According to a report from Enduins, the game will be set in a parallel universe to the console game and feature expansive multiplayer features. The interface will be adapted for touchscreen control, and new locales such as…
3 weeks ago.
Romancing SaGa 3 Review
If you had asked me a handful of years ago which Squaresoft titles would get a remaster or a remake, Romancing SaGa 3 wouldn't probably be high on the list. Originally released in 1995 for the Super Famicom, an English version was never announced, leaving a much younger me to poke around with a fan-translated ROM. Since the poorly-received Unlimited SaGa on PlayStation 2, the series has been dormant - at least to non-Japanese readers. So it seemed unlikely that…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake demo footage leaks game's introduction
Following last week's news of a Final Fantasy VII Remake demo coming to the PlayStation Store via Gamestat, a tracker that keeps tabs on all things added on the PSN Store, it appears that actual footage of said demo has now surfaced online - ahead of any official announcement from Square Enix. YouTube user Lystrasza has managed to capture over three minutes of footage including the opening cinematic for the game. We've linked the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ivzat4BSJ8 No specific…
1 month ago.
Heavensturn seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 31
Starting Tuesday, December 31st and continuing through January 14th, 2020, Final Fantasy XIV's Heavensturn seasonal event will return to ring in the Year of the Rat. The event will feature a short quest series with various seasonal swag available for a limited time. Such items include the Crimson Nezumi Kabuto and Cobalt Nezumi Kabuto (both of which are dye-able), a Heavensturn Bounty tabletop furnishing item, and Magicked Prism (Advent Cakes) fireworks. From The Lodestone The event quest will start with the…
1 month ago.
PlayStation Store listing for a Final Fantasy VII Remake demo leaked
A Final Fantasy VII Remake demo is apparently on the way. Discovered by the folks over at Gematsu, recent PlayStation Store additions were leaked over on Gamestat, a tracker that keeps tabs on all things added on the PSN Store. This leak revealed possible logo art alongside the demo listing for FFVIIR. No specific release dates were given for when the demo is set to launch, and Square Enix has not yet made a formal announcement about it. However, with Final…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XV's Ardyn Izunia joins Dissidia Final Fantasy NT in January 2020
Revealed during Square Enix's Dissidia Final Fantasy NT stage presentation at Jump Festa 2020, Ardyn Izunia, a villain from Final Fantasy XV, will be the next DLC character available on January 9th, 2020. The arcade version will arrive a bit sooner on December 24th. Additionally, new DLC skins were announced for Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII) and Rinoa Heartilly (Final Fantasy VIII). A boatload of new music will also be coming to the game, which can sample in the videos below. Ardyn…
1 month ago.
Star Ocean First Departure R Review
Released initially as simply Star Ocean for the Super Famicom back in July of 1996, and released again as an enhanced remake on PlayStation Portable in 2008; Star Ocean First Departure R is a grand adventure of galactic proportions that is filled with drama, mystery, action, comedy and romance. Following the story of a townsguard named Roddick; he and his close friends are faced with an epidemic that is turning everyone they know and love to stone. Determined to stop…
1 month ago.
New Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots and renders show off Shinra Company, battles and more
Square Enix has released a new set of screenshots for Final Fantasy VII Remake, introducing President Shinra, Heidegger, Roche, Aerith's battle techniques, the Train Graveyard, and Shinra Building. We also get some updated versions of classic key artwork used for the original game. The new details and screenshots, of course, give us a closer look at the new designs for characters like Shinra & Heidigger, as well as the summon spirit Shiva. We also learn more about some of…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 56 Summary; Patch 5.2 arrives February 2020
In the 56th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared the latest information about Shadowbringers’ second major post-release patch: We’ve included a summary of the major information below: Patch 5.18 Patch 5.18 arrives Tuesday, December 24th, but there may a small possibility of delay pending review for bugs.The weekly restrictions for Eden's Gate and Eden's Gate (Savage) will be lifted.Deepshadow Solvent will be purchasable using Manufactured Coins obtained from The…
1 month ago.
Bravely Default II announced at The Game Awards 2019
During the Video Game Awards 2019, Square Enix announced and revealed a brand new trailer for Bravely Default II, coming to the Nintendo Switch. It's scheduled for a 2020 release, though a specific date was not given. Check out the trailer below! Edit: A new Japanese website was also launched alongside this announcement. Currently it only has links to their Official Facebook and Twitter accounts, but will likely receive updates throughout next year. …
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets a new trailer at The Game Awards 2019
Straight from this year's The Game Awards 2019 event, Square Enix has unveiled a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake featuring a more character-focused preview of protagonist Cloud Strife. UPDATE: We've updated the video links with the official uploads, including the Japanese trailer. Feast it all below: English Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHdaWMP7D2s Japanese Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=570SBiDdttQ Final Fantasy VII Remake is set to release as a timed-exclusive for PlayStation 4 on March 3, 2020. Check here to view our coverage on the game so far. …