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SaGa Frontier Remastered coming Summer 2021
Square Enix has announced that a remastered version of 1997's SaGa Frontier will becoming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam, iOS, and Android in Summer 2021. The remastered version features a updated graphics for an HD presentation, anew playable protagonist named Fuse, as well as new cutscenes that didn't exist in the original. You'll also be able to speed up combat with a "high-speed" option. SaGa Frontier continued the series tradition of having you select one of several protagonists, each with their own scenario that changes based on your decisions. Check out the trailer and a Fuse feature below: Fuse trailer
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 61 Summary; Patch 5.4 out December 8, trailer released
In the 61st Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi continued previewing Patch 5.4 content, which will arrive December 8, 2020. Titled "Futures Rewritten," the main scenario will continue, along with updates to the Eden raid series, the Sorrow of Werlyt scenario, and more. We've summarized the major information below -- check it out! Patch 5.4 Trailer Patch 5.4 Content & Features Patch 5.4 arrives on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.New main scenario quests will be added.A new Level 80 instanced dungeon called Matoya's Relict will be added. It will be compatible with the Trust system.The Sorrows of Werlyt scenario will continue with a trial versus the Emerald Weapon in Castrum Marinum. An Extreme-difficulty version will also be added.The Eden raid series will continue with Eden's Promise. It requires completion of the main scenario quest through Patch 5.3. A Savage-difficulty version will also be added.Patch 5.45: The Save the Queen scenario will continue with the instanced duty Delburum Reginae.Various job adjustments will be implemented.Patch 5.45: Blue Mage will be updated with a new level cap of 70, new spells, exclusive gear, and new duties in the Blue Mage log. The Duty Finder will be
Square Enix announces sequel to The World Ends With You
A new installment to the action RPG series The World Ends With You is at last coming! Announced today with a trailer, Square Enix revealed that NEO: The World Ends With You is planned for a Summer 2021 release, and will be available on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. You can check out the trailer and some screenshots below. The life-or-death battle of the Reaper’s Game has begun once more, and players will take on the role of Rindo as they explore the streets of Shibuya and fight to survive the deadly Game while attempting to uncover its strange mysteries. NEO: The World Ends With You offers a re-creation of modern Shibuya in a comic-inspired art style, and players can explore the city and enjoy the sounds, sights and culture while completing missions and battling monsters alongside their party companions in fast-paced combat. Announcement Trailer (English Subbed) Announcement Trailer (Japanese) Screenshots
War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius begins new collaboration event with Final Fantasy IV
Square Enix has revealed a new collaboration event is coming to War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a turn-based tactical RPG available now as a free download for iOS and Android mobile devices. Beginning from now until December 15, players can participate in limited-time events and quests as well as collect special characters from Final Fantasy IV. New content from the Final Fantasy IV collaboration event includes: Free Collaboration Unit – All players who login during the campaign, now until December 15, will receive Final Fantasy IV hero Cecil, who can perform the Limit Burst “Sacred Rage,” which deals a large amount of damage to his target and has a chance to inflict Stun. Players can upgrade their Cecil by completing the “Cecil Release Celebration Training Challenge Missions,” available until the end of the campaign. New Summonable Units – From November 25 players can attempt to summon two brand-new UR units: Kain and Rosa. Kain can perform the LB “Dragon’s Bane,” which deals a large amount of damage to targets within range and has the chance to inflict Slow. Rosa can perform the LB “Miracle of Two Moons,” which recovers a large amount of HP to allies within range around her and recovers all of
‘Operation Kate Bishop Taking AIM’ arrives in Marvel’s Avengers on December 8
In their latest 'War Table' presentation, the Marvel's Avengers developers reveal the first large update after the game's September launch will arrive on December 8th. Such updates will be called "Operations" and the first features Kate Bishop in "Taking AIM" which introduces her as a new playable hero along with a scenario that continues after the 'Reassembled' campaign's conclusion. Investigating the disappearances of Nick Fury and her mentor Clint Barton, her path eventually crosses with the Avengers. The story will be a double-feature where Clint Barton, or Hawkeye, will be featured in the second half. Currently, the Tachyon Rift missions available in the game now will lead up to this Operation, where Kate Bishop will take a prominent role. This Operation will also introduce an "Omega-Level Threat" a boss called a Super Adaptoid that mimics the abilities of the Avengers. In the trailers below, you can check out gameplay featuring Kate Bishop, where she uses bow, sword, and warping techniques to dismantle enemies. Operation Hawkeye: Future's Imperfect will release in early 2021, and a next-generation launch of the game is also planned for early 2021. 'Operation: Kate Bishop - Taking AIM' trailer War Table: Kate Bishop Deep Dive
Final Fantasy XIV previews Patch 5.4 content arriving in early December
Futures Rewritten, the fourth-titled update to Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers will arrive in early December. Today, Square Enix shared more details (and screenshots) of the new content and features planned for the patch via their official patch website. More information will be revealed in the next Letter from the Producer Live, scheduled for the morning of November 27th. In it we'll see more of what's planned for Patch 5.4. Until then, you can peruse through the contents of the last broadcast here, which includes a rundown of 5.4. content. Be warned: the content below contains spoilers for the Shadowbringers main scenario. Futures Rewritten "With Elidibus defeated and the fate of the First secured, the Scions make their long-awaited return to the Source. But in the new future they now look towards, will that which is written upon the pages of history be an anthem of hope...or a dirge of despair?" Continuing the main scenario from Patch 5.3 "Reflections in Crystal" will see the Warrior of Light and the Scions of the Seventh Dawn reunited in the Source. Like previous expansions, this chapter will begin to pivot the story towards the game's next expansion, likely to release next year. Matoya's Relict "The Makers' Quarter was once home
Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Review
Square Enix is no stranger to rhythm games. Over the years they’ve come out with the Theatrhythm series which carried on its back the likes of both Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. These unusual entries in their storied franchises were met with a chorus of resounding success and so fans began to wonder: would Kingdom Hearts or other games get the same treatment? Fast forward to the present and the answer is clear, though it’s arriving in a far expanded package. While the Theatrhythm games were created for the Nintendo 3DS’s mobile experience, Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory graces the current generation of home consoles on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and for the first time on Nintendo Switch. Despite this evolution, the game is absolutely a rhythm game to its core. But how does it all work? And how does it fit into the rest of the often complex and increasingly convoluted Kingdom Hearts series. Right from the jump, Melody of Memory opens with visual recap of the series along with a number of tutorials that help you ease into the game. Don’t be fooled: if you’re not used to rhythm games things can be deceptively difficult – the 3D presentation can be
Final Fantasy XI’s November Update brings new story content and features
Available today, Final Fantasy XI's November Update continues The Voracious Resurgence scenario that released in August. Square Enix prefaces: "A terrible tragedy in Windurst's Heavens Tower sets the stage for the next chapterBroken promises, false witnesses, and hazy memories confound those trying to put the pieces togetherIt falls to an adventurer to find where the truth lies" This second chapter features Kupipi, a "rolanberry-loving secretary in Heavens Tower swears upon a stack of books that her memory is second to none." The Cardians are mystical warriors fashioned in the Manustery, tasked with defending something for the utmost importance. The Star Onion Brigade fights for "truth, justice, and the onion way" and are "eager to adventure and punish ne'er-do-wells who would see the world burn." The November Update also brings with it an update to Ambuscade, where players can fight new enemies including the Mamool Ja and a family of Bombs offer an arcana. A new Assist Chat Channel has been added that's designed to connect new and returning players with knowledgeable veterans. The Mog Bonanza event returns today and runs through December 11th, wherein players can purchase a Mog Bonanza pearl and guess the three-digit number they think will be the winning combination.
Final Fantasy IV gets new update & discount on PC, iOS, and Android
Square Enix has updated Final Fantasy IV on PC, iOS, and Android today, and in the same swoop discounting the game by 50%. Originally released on the Nintendo DS back in 2007, the low-poly 3D remake was ported to Steam and smartphones in subsequent years. For the PC version, today's update includes an updated UI with improved gamepad support as well as small adjustments to playing the game with a mouse and keyboard by clicking the touch panels. A 21:9 aspect ratio in Fullscreen mode is available, and Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai language options have also been added. For smartphone users, you'll now be able to watch the opening cinematic created by Square Enix's Visual Works studio. You can check out the Steam version in our video below:
New Outriders stream reveals end-game content and details the Technomancer class
During the fourth Outriders Broadcast, Square Enix and People Can Fly revealed that the upcoming RPG shooter will have post-campaign content for players looking for more challenging gameplay after beating the main scenario. Additionally, they gave fans a closer look at the previously announced Technomancer class. The end-game content is called Expeditions, and is said to be extremely challenging. The content will not be recycled according to the video shown, and players will explore 14 brand new maps and take on incredibly powerful foes to earn new and rare loot. The combat is designed on purpose to be “brutal” and “is intended for battle-hardened Outriders who really want to get creative” with specialized character builds and modded weaponry. “Expeditions expand on the story of the Outriders campaign and features the toughest challenges in the game. They’re meant to be played with a team of skilled and coordinated Outriders,” said Bartek Kmita, Creative Director of Outriders at People Can Fly. “Powerful equipment and efficient character builds, along with true skill and mastery over your class, are necessary to succeed and reach the highest levels of Expeditions.” Spotlight Series: The Technomancer The fourth and final class, Technomancer, utilizes their powers granted by the anomaly in unique