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Mobile game SINoALICE is now available worldwide
The dark fantasy adventure RPG game, SINoALICE, is now available worldwide on iOS and Android devices. Players interested can visit the App Store and Google Play to download the game and take part in the storybook-themed title that is a collaborative effort between Square Enix and Pokelabo. Featuring a story written by Drakengard and NieR series creator Yoko Taro, an original soundtrack by composer Keiichi Okabe/MONACA and artwork provided by Illustrator Jino; SINoAlice follows the tale of multiple storybook characters who all exist in a space known as The Library. Desperate to revive their fallen author, these familiar fairy tale characters all must face each other in a battle to the death until one is left standing, allowing their wish to come true. With the game officially launched today, the pre-registration campaign has ended with 2,000,000 users registered. Players who registered will be able to receive all the campaign rewards upon logging in and completing the tutorial. Additionally, in-game events have begun in celebration of SINoALICE’s release. These events include the following: Release Celebration Grimoire: From now until July 16th, players can pull for Alice/Cleric, Cinderella/Breaker, and Pinocchio/Sorcerer, with each class and weapon having its own story. Opening the gacha each day will offer
Dragon Quest X collaboration event returns to Final Fantasy XIV this July
The King Slime Crown returns! The special Dragon Quest X Collaboration Event "Breaking Brick Mountains" is coming back to Final Fantasy XIV on July 3, 2020 and will last until July 27. New players and players who may have missed the initial run of this collaboration back in 2014 will be able to take part in the event by completing themed quests and participating in unique FATEs to obtain Dragon Quest related items. To start the quest, players only need to speak with Havak Alvak of the Mythril Eye in Ul'dah - Steps of Nald when the event begins in July. If you have already completed this quest, you cannot undertake it a second time. Havak's location is located below (Images via Lodestone): After picking up the quest, players will be able to seek out and take part in special FATEs to complete the questline in order to obtain the Wind-up Brickman, Thug's Mug helmet, and to purchase the wiggly King Slime Crown from Toughie in Ul'dah - Steps of Nald (X:8.2 Y:12.2). The "Brick by Stone Brick and Brick by Gold Brick" FATE locations are located across multiple zones in A Realm Reborn. These areas include the following: Central Thanalan, Sil'dih Excavation SiteLower
New Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered trailer showcases gameplay elements and reveals upcoming demo
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered, an action RPG from Square Enix that originally released on the Nintendo GameCube back in 2003, has received a brand-new trailer that focuses on gameplay elements and remastered upgrades that players can expect from the game when it launches in August this year. Among the many enhancements that appeared in the trailer, Square Enix also revealed that Crystal Chronicles Remastered will also be receiving a Lite Edition. Lite Edition will be a free-to-play demo of Crystal Chronicles Remastered that will launch alongside the full game on August 27, and will allow players to play through the first three dungeons in both single player and online cross-platform multiplayer modes. Additionally, a player who owns the full game will be able to host multiplayer sessions with Lite Edition players, expanding the list of dungeons to thirteen. Saved data can also be carried over from Lite Edition to the full game. It should be noted that an active PlayStation Plus or Nintendo Online subscription will be required in order to access online multiplayer in both the full version and the Lite Edition of the game. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered will offer players a bundle of new and enhanced features, including
The World Ends With You “The Animation” revealed
The World Ends With You, an urban fantasy RPG from Square Enix that originally released on the Nintendo DS back in 2007 and was remastered on Nintendo Switch in 2018, is getting an animation. A website has been launched for the announcement, which shows very little aside from a count down timer and that more information will drop at the Anime Expo Lite livestream event on July 3rd at 6pm PDT over on Twitch or Youtube. Additionally, a new twitter account for the animation was also launched, with it's first tweet linking to the website. At this moment, there is no further information about the animation, such as details on how many episodes there will be or what streaming services to watch it on. We will just have to sit tight and wait for July 3rd to find out more!
Kingdom Hearts Dark Road is now available
Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, a new mobile game from Square Enix, is now available to download for free on iOS, Android and Amazon devices. Players and fans interested can now delve into the mysterious past life of the former antagonist Xehanort and uncover the reasons he became the Seeker of Darkness. To access Dark Road, players only need to visit the Kingdom Hearts Union χ page on the App Store, Google Play or Amazon. After downloading the game -- or the patch update for regular KHUX players -- you will have access to choose between KHUX and Dark Road from the main menu. Utilizing the touch-based controls and card-themed gameplay, players will travel to familiar Disney themed worlds to explore and defeat Heartless as a teenage Xehanort, who is joined by a young Eraqus and a new cast of Keyblade Wielders: Hermond, Bragi, Urd and Vor. You can see small biographies for each of the characters, and their Mentor, below. Celebrating Dark Road's launch, Kingdom Hearts series director Tetsuya Nomura had a few words to share in regards to the game and it's story in an official tweet: "Kingdom Hearts Dark Road launches today. I'm sure you're wondering, "didn't the dark seeker saga
Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory announced; Second Phase revealed
With the Xehanort Saga having concluded with Kingdom Hearts III, and with KHIII leaving fans with such a baffling cliffhanger, it was only a matter of time before the second wave of games began gradually appearing to build up the plot to the next major title in the series. And today, Square Enix has delivered. Following after the mobile game Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, which focuses on the past life of Xehanort, another new title was revealed on the official YouTube channel for Square Enix Japan: Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory. A brand-new rhythm game that features iconic music from the series, Melody of Memory appears to take place after Kingdom Hearts III, as the trailer hints at this towards the end. The game is set to release worldwide sometime in 2020 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Melody of Memory Announcement Trailer In addition to the announcement of Melody of Memory, Square Enix has also released a musical themed trailer that briefly showcases the Second Phase of Kingdom Hearts titles that will be releasing in the next few years. After Kingdom Hearts III, only two titles fill in the multiple blank spaces that appear for only a few seconds (Dark
Project Athia announced for PlayStation 5 and PC
During the PlayStation "The Future of Gaming" livestream event, Square Enix and Luminous Productions revealed their next upcoming title: Project Athia. Very little was revealed about what the game will entail, save for that it appears to a third-person action title of sorts, and that will be released on PlayStation 5 and PC. The trailer featured a woman in a world "not her own" where her "resolve will be tested" against creatures such as dragons and giant plant-like beasts, and "truths will be questioned." Update: A trailer has been posted! Additionally, the description provides some insights into this new title, and reveals Project Athia is a "story-led, action packed adventure" that embraces Luminous Productions' philosophy to create a "completely new and fresh gaming experience that fuses together the latest technologies with art."
Final Fantasy XI celebrates 18th anniversary with in-game event and version updates
Square Enix’s long-time running MMORPG, Final Fantasy XI, is celebrating its 18th anniversary with a special in-game event and a version update for June. Starting today and lasting until June 29th, players can receive a cute mandragora shirt and take part in the Mandragora Mania Anniversary Event to earn special currency known as "jingly" that can be spent on various items. To obtain the shirt and begin the event, players need only talk to the event NPC moogles in San d’Oria, Bastok, or Windurst. The version update for June that was released alongside the anniversary event brings about some additional content, bug fixes and updates to Final Fantasy XI, which includes the following: Monthly Ambuscade Update: The Dullahan and Pteraketos tribes return. Players can battle against these foes to accrue points to exchange them for rewards.Beat the Heat Equipment Booster Campaign: From now through June 30, players can enjoy increased drop rates for seals and crests, bonus spoils when defeating specific monsters, Chocobo Digging Skill increase, double unity accolades and rewards for completing Records of Eminence objectives, and more! You can find the full list of campaign offers on the official website.June Login Campaign: Players who log in throughout the month of
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
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