4 hours ago.
Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future novel to release in English next year
Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future, a collection of stories based on the canceled DLC packs for Final Fantasy XV, has finally received an official English release date, announced Square Enix on the official Twitter account for Final Fantasy XV. Scheduled to release on June 23, 2020 The Dawn of the Future will be a hardcover collector’s volume and will include the stories for Episode Ardyn, Episode Aranea, Episode Lunafreya and Episode Noctis alongside over 50 pages worth of…
5 hours ago.
Noctis “Other Worldly” costume coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
Announced via livestream for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis will receive a new outfit roughly translated as “Other Worldly” and a new weapon set “Armaments V.” The costume is based off of Nocis’ original appearance in Final Fantasy Versus XIII, an unreleased game that would later evolve into Final Fantasy XV over the course of several years. His weapon set, Armaments V, is based off multiple iconic weapons found throughout Final Fantasy XV, including the Sword of the…
5 hours ago.
Shantotto “Wedding Dress” costume coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
Announced via livestream for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Final Fantasy XI’s Shantotto will be receiving a new “Wedding Dress” costume and a new weapon “Hvergelmir.” The costume is based off Final Fantasy XI’s Wedding Dress Set, an elegant outfit used in the game’s wedding ceremonies that two players could participate in. The weapon, Hvergelmir, is a staff that could be used by Black Mages, Summoners and Scholars. This outfit, alongside Noctis' Other Worldly costume, will be available for purchase November 7,…
5 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 55 Summary; Patch 5.1 Arrives October 29
In the 55th 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' first post-release patch: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty -- releasing on October 29th, 2019. We've included a summary below, but let's kick it off with the new trailer: Patch 5.1 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhYvvfBY7p4 Patch 5.1 Content & Updates Patch 5.1 "Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty" arrives on October 29th, 2019.New main scenario quests will continue the story…
6 days ago.
Inside Final Fantasy VIII Remastered – A developer interview
Square Enix has released a new video offering a deep dive look into the development of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered. The twenty-minute video features a slew of key developers, including Yoshinori Kitase (Final Fantasy VIII Director), Shinji Hashimoto (Final Fantasy VIII producer) and Yusuke Naora (Final Fantasy VIII Art Director), discussing the title's legacy as well as sharing their experiences developing it. View the video down below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GXL_xcSnn0 Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via…
6 days ago.
Marvel's Avengers will receive enhancements on next-gen platforms; more details included in video interview
In a recent video interview with 'HipHopGamer' via HOT 97, Crystal Dynamics' Head of Studio Scott Amos confirmed their next upcoming title, Marvel's Avengers, will receive enhancements for next-generation platforms including the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett. No exact details were mentioned related to the enhancements, but that's not all that came out of the interview. Crystal Dynamics also confirmed the following: Kamala Khan AKA Ms. Marvel is the protagonistPlayers can unlock new superheroes during story modeTeam moves between heroes are available in…
1 week ago.
War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius to release in Japan this November
Square Enix’s upcoming turn-based tactical RPG War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is set to release in Japan on Android and iOS devices on November 14, 2019 as was revealed today on the official Japanese Twitter. It will be a free-to-play game with in-app purchases. Also announced on the official twitter was a celebratory post revealing that the previously announced pre-registration goal of 500,000 players has been met and surpassed. Players will now receive "SSR Y’shtola Rhul" from Final…
1 week ago.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming this November
Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the third installment to the Tomb Raider origin series, is getting a Definitive Edition. Scheduled to release on November 5, 2019 the Definitive Edition will come bundled with the base game, a new "Croft Fitness" outfit, Croft Edition bonuses, game play adjustments and all seven post-launch DLCs, allowing players the chance to experience the game with every challenge tomb, downloadable weapon, outfit and skill. Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition will be available digitally (And…
1 week ago.
Life is Strange 2 physical Standard and Collector’s Edition announced
The award-winning narrative adventure game Life is Strange 2 is receiving a physical Standard and Collector’s Edition in Europe and the Americas. Both versions will include the entire complete season of Life is Strange 2 alongside exclusive content designed by the development team at Dontnod Entertainment in partnership with Square Enix External Studios. The boxed editions will include the following: Standard Edition: The Complete SeasonBonus Game: The Awesome Adventures of Captain SpiritArcadia Bay Patches: Customize Sean’s in-game backpack Collector’s Edition: (Square Enix Store Exclusive,…
1 week ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia autumn celebration begins
Square Enix’s hit mobile title Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia is celebrating the arrival of autumn by offering players new story quests, in-game rewards and special limited-time promotions that include first free-draw banners, Start-Dash campaigns, a special Halloween themed event and more. The autumn celebration update includes the following: Free Multi-Draws: The first Multi-Draw from the Story Draw Banner (From now through October 28) and the first Multi-Draw from the Event Banner (October 14 - 28) will be free to all playersNew…
1 week ago.
All Saints' Wake returns to Final Fantasy XIV on October 17
Starting Thursday, October 17th and continuing through Friday, November 1st, the Halloween-adjacent 'All Saints' Wake' seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV. Subtitled "Evil's in the Eye of the Beholder," you'll be able to nab a Circus Resonator flying mount in addition to some housing goodies like this Pumpkin Carriage for your yard and a Fantastical All Saints' Wake Advertisement poster that you can mount on walls. From the Lodestone. The event quest will start in Old Gridania near Mih Khetto's Amphitheater…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details 5.1 content updates, next Live Letter out October 18
Arriving late this month, the first major content patch following July's Shadowbringers expansion is called 'Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty,' a nod to one of it's major tentpoles: an alliance raid collaboration based on NieR Automata. Today we get a closer look at the new content, which includes the continuation of the main scenario after it's previous conclusion in Shadowbringers. From the official patch website, and, spoilers ahead: FFXIV 5.1 key art Prefacing the story, Square Enix writes: "Hades is no more,…
2 weeks ago.
Ms. Marvel joins the cast of Marvel’s Avengers
Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics announced today during New York Comic Con 2019 that the newest playable Super Hero added to the lineup of characters in Marvel’s Avengers is none other than the enthusiastic teenager Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel). First appearing in Captain Marvel #14 back in August 2013, Kamala quickly became a fan-favorite, leading to her own comic book series in February 2014; where she protects her hometown of Jersey City under the Super Hero guise Ms. Marvel. She was…
3 weeks ago.
Dragon Quest of the Stars mobile game coming to the West - Closed Beta registration begins
Dragon Quest of the Stars, a mobile RPG from Square Enix that released in Japan back in 2015, is at last coming to the West in early 2020. And starting today, Android owners in select regions can visit the official Dragon Quest of the Stars website to sign up for participation in the Closed Beta Test for the Android version of the game. Dragon Quest of the Stars will allow players to create their own custom character, designed by renowned…
3 weeks ago.
Classic Dragon Quest games are now available on Nintendo Switch
The previously announced classic trilogy of Dragon Quest games are now available digitally for the Nintendo Switch, allowing fans new and old the chance to experience the first three titles in the franchise that began back in 1986. Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line and Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation can be purchased individually on the Nintendo eShop for varying prices, with Dragon Quest set at $4.99 USD, Dragon Quest II at $6.49 USD…
4 weeks ago.
Square Enix reveals Final Fantasy VII Remake cover art, new screenshots and boss battle gameplay
About a week after demoing some new footage at Tokyo Game Show 2019, Square Enix has uploaded an official gameplay trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake, showing the Abzu boss battle in the sewers that was shown live on stage. We've also got nearly two dozen new screenshots as well as a reveal of the game's final boxart. As you can see, it's incredibly faithful to the original North American boxart. For this remake,…
4 weeks ago.
FFXII’s Gabranth joins the roster of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT; due out October 10 for PS4
During the game's recent live broadcast, Square Enix has revealed the next DLC character coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT and Dissidia Final Fantasy. Jumping into action this time is Gabranth of the Archadian Empire from Final Fantasy XII, sporting his iconic Judge Magister armor along with his preferred dual blades. Gabranth will arrive on October 10 for the PlayStation 4 version of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, and September 26 for Dissidia Final Fantasy on Japanese arcade systems. Check out the trailer and character renders below: Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVMuRJrBf-E Gallery Gabranth…
1 month ago.
Update: Various Daylife receives a launch trailer
The recently announced Various Daylife, a new mobile RPG title from Square Enix for the Apple Arcade, received a brand-new launch trailer to coincide with the game's official release for iOS devices. An official website and Japanese Twitter account were launched as well. You can find the launch trailer, screenshots and key art located below. Below is a list of key features available for Various Daylife, via Gematsu and Square Enix: The story: In the year 211 of the Imperial Era, you…
1 month ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT broadcast set to reveal new character on September 24
The next DLC character to join the Dissidia Final Fantasy NT roster is set to be revealed during a live broadcast on September 24, announced Square Enix. Additional information will also be shared on the broadcast according to the Youtube description, giving viewers the latest updates regarding the game. The event will feature show host Masao Koori, game producer Ichiro Hazama, director Takeo Kujiraoka and special guest Kasumi Ashizawa, a Dissidia Final Fantasy player affiliated with G-STAR Gaming. The…
1 month ago.
Classic Dragon Quest titles are coming to Nintendo Switch
Square Enix announced that the first three games in the Dragon Quest franchise are scheduled to release on September 27, 2019 for the Nintendo Switch. The entire trilogy will be made available individually on the Nintendo eShop at differing prices, with Dragon Quest set at $4.99 USD, Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line at $6.49 USD and Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation at $12.49 USD. In Dragon Quest, players will begin their adventure to defeat the Dragonlord…