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Features 4 weeks ago.
First Impressions: The demo for Final Fantasy VII Remake is a short nostalgic adventure
With the first installment of Final Fantasy VII Remake only a month away from finally being released into the world, Square Enix surprised fans with a demo release this past Monday that allows players to try the very first chapter of the game. Since the original Final Fantasy VII was the entire reason I got into the Final Fantasy franchise in the first place, I rushed to download the demo as soon as I was able to, as I was far…
Trials of Mana 4 weeks ago.
New Trials of Mana trailer showcases gameplay elements
A brand-new trailer for the upcoming RPG remake, Trials of Mana, was released today over on the official Square Enix Youtube channel. Focusing heavily on gameplay, this somewhat lengthy trailer offers glimpses into the combat system, the overall story, how players can level their party members and more, all the while showing off the beautiful, bright-colored world of Mana. Players can choose between six different heroes and are offered the chance to experience different adventures depending on who they select as…
Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo is now available for download
A surprise announcement from Square Enix on the official twitter account for Final Fantasy VII Remake revealed that the long awaited demo for the game is now available on the PlayStation Store for fans to download for free. We've just released the free #FinalFantasy VII Remake demo on PlayStation Store.What are you waiting for? Download it now and experience the beginning of the story for yourself! #FF7R👉 https://t.co/Gi4onqN0Cb pic.twitter.com/rX0ELUINHO— FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE (@finalfantasyvii) March 2, 2020 The demo will be…
Final Fantasy III 1 month ago.
Final Fantasy III's recent update is nice, but there's one problem
Earlier this week, Square Enix released an update for the (rather inelegant to say) port of the remake of Final Fantasy III for Steam, Android, and iOS. The original remake (also inelegant) released in 2006 for the Nintendo DS and has since found it's way to many platforms including... Ouya. On Steam, it's been out for six years -- which makes an update now rather notable. Checking out the Steam version, I found the update to be quite nice! It adds…
Outriders 1 month ago.
Here's a look at the world (and loot) of Outriders
Outriders is described as a "dark and desperate" shooter/RPG hybrid developed by People Can Fly and published by Square Enix. In a new trailer, we get a glimpse of the in-game environments from Enoch, an alien planet to which you are transported: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38lXJSt3DtM During today's panel at PAX East 2020, lead narrative designer Syzmon Barchan (Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, Fortnite) and writer Joshua Rubin (Assassin's Creed II, Telltale's Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead) set up the world of the…
Final Fantasy 1 month ago.
The top 10 Final Fantasy games according to Japan's NHK poll
Japanese television broadcast station NHK recently held a nation-wide poll to ask Final Fantasy fans what the most popular titles, characters, bosses, and music are in the series. About 470,000 people participated in the poll, which was composed of 49.2% women and 50.8% men. The largest age bloc of particpants were 20-29 and 30-39. The expansive poll ranks the top 50 selections, culminating in a broadcast today where the top 10 have been revealed. Without further ado, here are the results: Series 10th: Final…
Final Fantasy III 1 month ago.
Final Fantasy III receives a February patch update for Steam and mobile
Square Enix has announced that the Steam and mobile version of Final Fantasy III has received a new patch update for February. This patch includes a number of changes, such as the addition of a Gallery mode, an auto battle function, several new language options and more. Below is the full list of updates now available in the game: Gallery ModeAuto Battle Function2x speed when in combatUI changes to the Steam versionThe ability to play in 21:9 on SteamNew language support:Traditional Chinese…
Dragon Quest 1 month ago.
Here's a look at Dragon Quest of the Stars
Dragon Quest of the Stars is the latest freemium smartphone title from Square Enix, now available on Google Play and the App Store. Based on the Dragon Quest series, the game spins an original story where your character embarks on a quest to save the world - all par for the course. In the video below, we play through the first hour of the game, which walks you through its suite of features: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSVddxLpZTs The first thing you'll do is create your avatar…
Final Fantasy XIV 1 month ago.
Little Ladies' Day seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 2
The Little Ladies' Day limited time seasonal returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 2nd, a holiday where young women of all classes are celebrated like a princess in the streets of Ul'dah. This year's rewards include themed headgear like the Princess's Peach Corsage or the Seneschal's Monocle. Housing items include a Eastern Stage (table) and a Little Ladies' Day Banner (wall-mounted.) From The Lodestone The event quest "Pretty in Peaches" will start with the Royal Seneschal in Ul'dah's Steps of Nald. Note…
SaGa 1 month ago.
Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe mobile game is now accepting pre-registrations for Close Beta
Square Enix has announced that they have begun accepting pre-registrations for an Android-only Closed Beta Test for the upcoming mobile RPG, Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe. Although it is set to release on both iOS and Android devices in Summer 2020, Android users can get a sneak peek of the game through the Closed Beta Test, which is scheduled to begin in late March. “The world is trapped in a cycle of destruction – the Rise of Morastrum every 300 years…
Dragon Quest 1 month ago.
Dragon Quest of the Stars is now available on mobile devices
The adventure RPG Dragon Quest of the Stars is now available worldwide on iOS and Android devices. Fans interested in the title can now download the game off the App Store and Google play and set out on an intergalactic journey to save multiple worlds from impending doom. Dragon Quest of the Stars allows players to create their own custom characters -- designed by world-famous artist Akira Toriyama -- and accessorize them with various hairstyles and gear. You can then set…
Features 1 month ago.
The best part of Ocean Fishing in Final Fantasy XIV is watching y'all
In Final Fantasy XIV's latest patch titled "Echoes of a Fallen Star," a brand-new piece of content has been added for the realm's fishers: Ocean Fishing. Every two hours of real world time, you can embark from Limsa Lominsa with a party of 23 other fishers - the same size as an alliance raid. This expedition will hit three rotating locations that also have varying weather patterns. Based on the places you go you'll use different types of bait to rack…
Features 1 month ago.
Carbuncle's head isn't too big in Final Fantasy VII Remake - in fact, it may not be big enough
Recently, the Final Fantasy VII Remake twitter revealed pre-order and special edition gifts which take the form of summon materia. This materia, when socketed into equipment, will let you call forth summoned beasts into battle. Chocobo chick pelts enemies with basic spells and cactuar bombards enemies with its needles in the rudest way. Carbuncle, on the other hand, is a sweet baby friend. A small canine child, too majestic to be called "puppy." With a ruby affixed to its cranium, Carby…
PAX East 1 month ago.
Square Enix announces lineup and events for PAX East 2020
Square Enix will be attending PAX East this year, which will be taking place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from February 27 to March 1. Alongside taking part in special events, attendees will be able to play the demo of Final Fantasy VII Remake and try out Final Fantasy XIV at booths #12011 and #15010. Below is the full list of details and events that Square Enix will host at the event: Final Fantasy VII Remake (Booth #12011) Playable gameplay…
Pre-registration for War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is now open worldwide
War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a tactical RPG for mobile devices that was released in Japan last year, has now begun accepting pre-registrations worldwide. Similar to the Japanese release, players interested in the turn-based game can now pre-register on the official War of the Visions website, granting users the chance to unlock special in-game rewards via registration goals that will be waiting for them when the game launches this spring on iOS and Android devices. War of…
Uncategorized 1 month ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake shows off Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle and Cactuar summons
Over on social media today, Square Enix shared a new look at some of the classic summons players can use in Final Fantasy VII Remake. Each short clip shows off Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle and Cactuar respectively. Chocobo Chick in particular is a piece of pre-order bonus DLC that comes with each pre-purchased copy of the game. https://twitter.com/finalfantasyvii/status/1230069657324879872 https://twitter.com/finalfantasyvii/status/1230069736899272705 https://twitter.com/finalfantasyvii/status/1230069823918497792 Final Fantasy VII Remake is due out on April 10 for PlayStation 4. …
Dissidia Final Fantasy 1 month ago.
On-going support for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT to discontinue in March
Earlier today during an update livestream event, the development team behind Dissidia Final Fantasy NT revealed that support for both Dissidia Final Fantasy NT and Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade are officially coming to an end. The last major update for the Arcade version will occur on February 20, and for NT, the last update will be on March 5, 2020. Meaning that, following these specific dates, the games will no longer receive regular content updates. According to the translations provided by…
Kingdom Hearts 1 month ago.
Entire Kingdom Hearts collection now available on Xbox One devices
The entire Kingdom Hearts series is now available on Xbox One family of devices. Xbox One users can now purchase Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and experience the full adventure that leads up to Kingdom Hearts III. Here is the full list of games available in both titles: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX: Kingdom Hearts Final MixKingdom Hearts Re:Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (HD remastered cinematics)Kingdom Hearts…
Opening Movie of Final Fantasy VII Remake Revealed
Square Enix is everyone's (Vincent) Valentine today as they suddenly dropped the full opening cinematic for Final Fantasy VII Remake. Please note that this may be considered spoiler territory for some of you out here who want to remain pure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IrheLf0Ki0 The footage showcases the gorgeous visuals of the eclectic city of Midgar, backed by newly orchestrated, breath-taking music. In FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, players will be drawn into a world where Shinra Electric Power Company, a shadowy corporation, controls the planet’s very life…
Avengers 1 month ago.
Marvel’s Avengers Deluxe and Collector's Editions revealed - pre-order details announced
The collector’s edition for Square Enix’s upcoming action-adventure game, Marvel’s Avengers, has been revealed alongside box art, pre-order bonuses and more. Players interested can now pre-order Marvel’s Avengers Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition or Earth’s Mightiest Edition, and those who do pre-order any version of the game are guaranteed access to the Beta(at participating retailers), a Marvel Legacy Outfit Pack and an exclusive nameplate. The Deluxe Edition will include an exclusive Obsidian Outfit pack which contains six hero outfits, six exclusive Obsidian…