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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition arrives August 27 and includes a new Mimic system
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition will be heading to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android on August 27th, 2020. The update of the original Gamecube title will include enhanced graphics, new voiceovers, dungeons, and updated UI, and new items and artifacts. Additionally, the game will include a new 'Mimic' system that will allow you to transform your custom character into various NPCs you meet in the story. In order to do this, you'll need to collect stamps by completing difficult dungeons to exchange at a Moogle House for special crystals. Square Enix also shared a few new screenshots that show the Mimic system and other highlights from the new content. Check them out below:
New Outriders gameplay videos grants a closer look at the Trickster class, First City combat and more
Following the first in a series of monthly Outriders Broadcasts, a bundle of new and in-depth gameplay videos from the livestream were released individually over on the official Outriders Youtube channel. These highlighted segments granted fans a closer look at combat gameplay, Pyromancer powers and Trickster abilities, drop-in co-op, the World Tier system and more. Outriders Full Gameplay Starting the video segments off is the Outriders Full Gameplay video, which not only features the Pyromancer class going through parts of First City, but also discusses the lore behind the colony; how it was established and what happened to it when the First Anomaly storm hit. The video also delves into UI customization and the World Tier system, which allows players to customize their overall gameplay experience to suit their different playstyles. Spotlight Series: The Trickster Next is the first video in a new Spotlight Series, which offers an in-depth look at specific aspects of Outriders. This month's spotlight featured one of the three announced playable classes: The Trickster, an assassin-style class that specializes in manipulating time and space to take out foes. Full Stream And the final video in the lineup is the full "Built for the Core" broadcast itself, which features all the above content
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition dated for August 27
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition will be headed to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, iOS, and Android on August 27th in Japan, per the game's official twitter. Earlier this year, the game was delayed from it's original January 23 date so that the team could "allow the development team some extra time to make final adjustments to the game to make this the best experience possible." The Remastered Edition will allow you to play with friends across all platforms all while keeping your progress. Additional content not seen in the original Gamecube version is also planned, such as dungeons, bosses, items, and character voices. You'll need PlayStation Plus or Nintendo Switch Online to be able to play online. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition will release on August 27th on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai – Infinity Strash game announcement trailer
It appears that another spinoff Dragon Quest title is in the works. Revealed during a Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai livestream event on the official Youtube Channel for V Jump, Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai - Infinity Strash is an RPG adventure that is currently in development for "home gaming consoles." According to the official website, which was simultaneously released alongside the trailer, the game is currently set for a 2021 launch in Japan, and the consoles that it will release on are still "to be determined." Announcement Trailer
Final Fantasy XIV’s crossover event with Final Fantasy XI returns May 28
If you missed Final Fantasy XIV's crossover event with Final Fantasy XI back in 2017, you're in luck. The event will return to the game this Thursday, May 28th. Note, however, that if you've previously completed this quest, it will not be available to do again, but the cutscenes should be viewable in The Unending Journey book available in an inn room or as a furnishing. Participating will yield an exclusive Amatsu glamour set, including: a head, body, hand, leg, and foot glamour equip-able at Level 1. Keep in mind that the event runs for a limited time, and will end the morning of June 22nd. We've captured the cutscenes below, and if you'd like to check out our archive of other Final Fantasy XIV seasonal events, check out our playlist here. Final Fantasy XIV is available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Mac.
Marvel’s Avengers livestream event announced for June
Square Enix and the teams at Crystal Dynamics have announced that the upcoming action adventure game Marvel's Avengers is having a special livestream event next month. On June 24, fans and interested parties can tune in to see brand-new trailers, co-op gameplay and story missions. The announcement comes on a very inspiring trailer released on the Official Twitter and Youtube accounts for the game (Seen below). Developers comment throughout the trailer, noting that "over night, the world changed for everyone" while simultaneously showcasing screenshots of fans concerned for another delay for the Avengers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The trailer progresses, showing the developers at home and still hard at work to continue "their mission to fulfill their promise to the fans." Times and locations on where and when to watch the stream will likely be announced sometime in June on official social media feeds. But it's probably safe to assume that the event will be held on the Official Square Enix Twitch Channel and possibly on the Official Marvel's Avengers Youtube Channel. Marvel’s Avengers is scheduled to release on September 4, 2020 on PlayStation 4, Xbox, Stadia and PC. For more information, you can check out our previous articles.
Outriders Broadcast announced; first show dated for May 28
Square Enix has announced the 'Outriders Broadcast', a new monthly show designed to explore the various features in their upcoming RPG shooter title. The first broadcast, titled 'Built for the Core', will debut on May 28 at 5:00PM BST / 6:00PM CEST / 9:00AM PDT and will show off all-new gameplay footage, areas, powers, character class deep dives, updates from the development team at People Can Fly and more. Creative Director Bartek Kmita shared a few words regarding the upcoming broadcast: “Obviously, things are a little bit strange in the world right now, and we’re all adapting the best we can. We've prioritized our people’s safety and all 250+ of us on the team are working from home and staying healthy. We’re still working hard on the development of OUTRIDERS and keeping on track for a Holiday 2020 release,” said Bartek Kmita, Creative Director at People Can Fly. “With the cancellation of some of gaming’s biggest events of the year, we’ve looked for new ways to share news about Outriders with players. We’re really excited to present new details of what we’re working on every month from this point forward with the OUTRIDERS Broadcasts."  View the trailer for the first broadcast below: Outriders is set to release this holiday for PlayStation
SINoALICE now accepting App Store pre-registrations; surpasses 1.5 million pre-registers on Google Play
SINoALICE, a dark fantasy adventure RPG written by NieR’s very own Yoko Taro, has surpassed 1.5 million pre-registered users on Google Play, and has begun accepting pre-registrations on the App Store. Set to release on July 1st, 2020, players interested in this unique title featuring familiar storybook characters can now pre-register on both iOS and Android devices, and access the game when it officially launches this summer. Initially released in Japan back in 2017 as a joint effort between Square Enix and Pokelabo, SINoALICE takes place in the "Library," a space ruled by stories and words, and where multiple storybook characters all share the same single desire: To revive their fallen Author. However, in order for their wish to come true, they must face every other storybook character in a bloody battle to the death. This RPG features both Auto Mode gameplay, in which characters will attack automatically, and real-time Co-Op Battles, allowing players face dangerous foes with their friends, and permit them to advance through the story to meet other characters. Players can also form alliances to take on enemies, take part in Guild VS Guild combat with up to 30 participants, and allows for players to communicate through original stickers
Release date for Kingdom Hearts Dark Road gets delayed
Over on the official Twitter account for the upcoming mobile game Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, Square Enix announced that, due to current circumstances in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dark Road's release date has been understandably delayed. The team apologized for the late announcement in regards to the game's development status, as they had been trying their best to make the original release date, which had been planned for Spring of this year. The tweet then goes on to say that another announcement will be coming early next month in June. What that will entail is uncertain at this time, but they ask that fans stay tuned until then. Due to current conditions, development for KINGDOM HEARTS DARK ROAD has been delayed.We apologize for the late update, as we were trying to find some means of making a Spring release.Another announcement will be coming in early June, so please stay tuned.#KHDR— KINGDOM HEARTS DARK ROAD (@kh_dr_na) May 19, 2020 Kingdom Hearts Dark Road is a mobile title that will feature high speed card combat, and focuses on the story of Young Xehanort and how he became the Seeker of Darkness.
Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe has begun accepting pre-registrations
Square Enix’s upcoming mobile adventure RPG Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe has begun accepting pre-registrations for iOS and Android devices. Players interested can now visit the App Store or Google Play to pre-register, unlock in-game milestone rewards, and even take part in a special sweepstakes offer on official social media sites before the game launches worldwide in Summer of this year. Below is the full list of possible rewards players can unlock by pre-registering and by following the Official Twitter and Facebook pages and liking select posts: 50,000 pre-registrants: 100 Jewels, a premium in-game currency used to perform summons100,000 pre-registrants: 200 Jewels and 10 small Stamina potions150,000 pre-registrants: 300 Jewels and 10 small Stamina potions200,000 pre-registrants: Nora (A) (character) from Romancing SaGa 3 and 400 Jewels250,000 pre-registrants: 500 Jewels and 10 small Stamina potions300,000 pre-registrants: 500 Jewels and 20 small Stamina potions350,000 pre-registrants: Flurry (S) (character) from Romancing SaGa 3 and 500 Jewels400,000 pre-registrants: 500 Jewels and 20 Platinum Summon Tickets500,000 pre-registrants: 1,000 Jewels and 20 Platinum Summon Tickets Additionally, players can enter a sweepstakes and possibly win an iPad Air 3, Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Square Enix Store credits and more. Full details and official rules for taking part in the sweepstakes can be