News items tagged with square enix

Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

According to the game’s director, Final Fantasy 15 managed to break even with its development costs on launch day, which equals around five million copies sold. There has been some debate a...

By Curt Hutson on 07 February 2017
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Square Enix and Nintendo team up to release Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King outside of Japan, providing gamers with a wonderful JRPG to take with them on the go. As one of the mo...

By Riley Little on 31 January 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Review

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Review

Square Enix’s latest take on the Kingdom Hearts series offers little in the way of new content, but it’s an enjoyable return that’s more fun than frustrating. The Kingdom Hearts franchise i...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Square Enix Europe's Twitter Account Hacked

Square Enix Europe's Twitter Account Hacked

Developer and publisher Square Enix Europe was at the hands of a group called “cyberwolfgang,” when their Twitter account was hacked earlier this morning. Concerns and questions alike were...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 January 2017
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

The annual Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Tokyo, Japan is dropping huge Stormblood announcements including the expansion’s launch date and the new Red Mage class. While everyone’s busy with...

By Rory Young on 24 December 2016
NieR: Automata Demo Available Now on PS4

NieR: Automata Demo Available Now on PS4

Platinum Games releases the NieR: Automata demo in the PlayStation Store today, and the brief sample of what the game has in store is being met with very positive feedback. This year’s Squa...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 December 2016
Hitman's Next Elusive Targets are Home Alone Villains

Hitman's Next Elusive Targets are Home Alone Villains

IO Interactive launches a holiday event for Hitman called Holiday Hoarders, which includes new outfits and Home Alone baddies Harry and Marv as elusive targets. This past October, the first...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it...

By Denny Connolly on 28 November 2016
World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy might not be the Final Fantasy game everyone is talking about this year, but its addictive gameplay and entertaining callbacks make it a must-play.

By Cody Gravelle on 05 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata confirms that the upcoming JRPG will support the PlayStation 4 Pro platform and look better at launch on that console. As Final Fantasy 15 begi...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 October 2016
World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

Square Enix reveals the opening cinematic for the chibi-inspired World of Final Fantasy and announces that a free demo of the game will be available October 17.

By Jason Gallagher on 05 October 2016
Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Publisher and developer Square Enix releases a cutscene revealing the summon of Final Fantasy 7‘s main villain Sephiroth in the forthcoming World of Final Fantasy. It’s been quite a while s...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for Nintendo NX

Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for Nintendo NX

Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii confirms in an interview that Dragon Quest 11: In Search of Departed Time is officially in development for Nintendo NX. Many newer gamers might not k...

By Cody Gravelle on 25 August 2016
Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Directly from gamescom 2016, Square Enix officially releases a tremendous amount of Final Fantasy 15 gameplay footage online from the beginning of the game. A bunch of new footage for Fin...

By Curt Hutson on 17 August 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing’ award.

By Kyle Sledge on 24 July 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

The well-received Rise of the Tomb Raider arrives tomorrow January 28th for PC. We’ve rounded up all the pre-order deals available, with discounts up to 30% off.

By Dealzon on 24 July 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month.

By Sarah Fields on 24 July 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider.

By Dalton Cooper on 24 July 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider’s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR.

By Kyle Sledge on 24 July 2016
Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

The creative director of Uncharted pokes fun at the similarity between the box art for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.

By Weston Albert on 14 July 2016
World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

Fans of the Final Fantasy series have even more to look forward to this fall, as Square Enix finally schedules World of Final Fantasy release dates worldwide.

By Cody Gravelle on 05 June 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Crystal Dynamics reveals that the Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch story DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider will be available next week on the Xbox One.

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2016
Just Cause 3 Sky Fortress DLC Gets First Trailer

Just Cause 3 Sky Fortress DLC Gets First Trailer

Square Enix releases the debut trailer for the first expansion for Just Cause 3 called Sky Fortress which adds a new story and jet pack enhancement for the wing suit. Even though the third-...

By Derek Nichols on 14 February 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recen...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 January 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Release Date

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics are bringing Rise of the Tomb Raider to Steam and Windows 10 starting January 28, with added support for 4K resolution systems. Rise of the Tomb Raider was...

By Rory Young on 31 December 2015
Just Cause 3's Load Times are Really Bad

Just Cause 3's Load Times are Really Bad

Console gamers are experiencing serious issues in Just Cause 3, with load time up to 15 minutes and framerate dropping to 17fps if they play for longer than an hour. One of the most excitin...

By Boston Blake on 15 December 2015
It Takes 8 Hours to Walk Across the Just Cause 3 Map

It Takes 8 Hours to Walk Across the Just Cause 3 Map

One seriously devoted Just Cause 3 fan spends upwards of 8 hours walking across the open world title’s sprawling Medici map from one end to the other. YouTuber TheyCallMeConor has created a...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 December 2015
Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Gamers discover another easter egg hidden in Just Cause 3, this time referencing protagonist Cloud from Final Fantasy 7 and his iconic weapon of choice. Gamers have hunted down an elusive J...

By Sarah Fields on 12 December 2015
Just Cause 3 Review

Just Cause 3 Review

Just Cause 3 may suffer from bugs and lengthy load screens, but it still offers an over-the-top action experience that is more fun and exciting than most summer blockbusters.

By Denny Connolly on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Teaser Trailer

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Teaser Trailer

From the developers of the popular and long-lived Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod is now available.

By Rory Young on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Review Roundup

Just Cause 3 Review Roundup

The reviews are in for Just Cause 3, with the game praised for its over-the-top action, but criticized for repetitive missions as well as technical issues.

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Easter Egg Pays Homage to Dark Souls

Just Cause 3 Easter Egg Pays Homage to Dark Souls

One Just Cause 3 fan finds an Easter egg in Avalanche Studios’ open world action-adventure title that pays homage to From Software’s Dark Souls series.

By Kyle Sledge on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Technical Issues Addressed by Avalanche

Just Cause 3 Technical Issues Addressed by Avalanche

Avalanche and Square Enix have written a letter to fans in response to frustrations regarding ongoing technical issues within the game across all platforms.

By Rory Young on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Nearly Complete

Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Nearly Complete

Avalanche Studios reveals that Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Expansion Pack is nearing completion, with the developer currently play testing the content.

By Rob Gordon on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 World Goes Crazy Within 2 Minutes

Just Cause 3 World Goes Crazy Within 2 Minutes

One gamer discovers that when left to their own devices, the non-playable characters in Just Cause 3 quickly turn to violence and disorder, leaving many dead.

By Boston Blake on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Viral Blue Gold Dress Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Viral Blue Gold Dress Easter Egg

Gamers discover that Just Cause 3 features an Easter Egg based on the viral blue and black/white and gold dress phenomenon that took the Internet by storm.

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2015
Just Cause 3 Launch Trailer: Explosion Rap

Just Cause 3 Launch Trailer: Explosion Rap

Publisher Square Enix releases the launch trailer for the upcoming Just Cause 3, featuring a heavy emphasis on the game’s love of ubiquitous explosions.

By Cody Gravelle on 25 July 2015
Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Five writers give their take on Super Smash Bros. DLC, WWE 2K16’s lack of female wrestlers, Square Enix’s Western appeal, betas, and TellTale’s sporadic release schedule.

By Riley Little on 24 July 2015
World of Final Fantasy Announced

World of Final Fantasy Announced

Square Enix announces ‘World of Final Fantasy’, a super cute spin-off crossover title that features many ‘Final Fantasy’ series protagonists and monsters.

By Sarah Fields on 05 June 2015
‘Fairy Tail’ Game is Going Social

‘Fairy Tail’ Game is Going Social

‘Fairy Tale,’ the insanely popular anime, is being developed by Square Enix into a social game for mobile phones.

By Tyler Davis on 22 May 2010
Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer

Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer

Square Enix has released the promised trailer for Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, though it’s largely footage from D23. Just as Kingdom Hearts fans were beginning...

By Rory Young on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Square Enix reveals that the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake will feature full voice acting to compliment its already major graphical and gameplay overhaul. Fans of the hotly anticipated title have h...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One Demo

Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One Demo

Microsoft quietly releases a free demo for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One that allows players to explore the early sections of Lara Croft’s latest adventure. For many people, video games are a...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Square Enix game producer Yoshinori Kitase offers an update on the development progress of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, saying 2016 will be ‘a year of preparations.’ Ever since Final Fantasy 7 Remake was...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Triad Wars Shutting Down For Good In January

Triad Wars Shutting Down For Good In January

United Front Games announces on their forums that asynchronous multiplayer title Triad Wars is not going to make it out of beta and is shutting down on January 20, 2016. Though its development cycle...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 13's Lightning Models Louis Vuitton

Final Fantasy 13's Lightning Models Louis Vuitton

The Final Fantasy brand is one of the largest video game franchises in the world, but it’s not every day that you see it interacting with other non-video game properties. Today is one of those rare d...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata announces that the highly anticipated game will finally launch at some point by the end of 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One. 2016 is an exciting year to be a ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Square Enix reveals when US gamers can finally expect to get their hands on the sequel to one of 2014’s sleeper hit titles, and it will be sooner rather than later. Bravely Second: End Layer will hav...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Kingdom Hearts 3 Isn't The Big Release It's Hyped As

Kingdom Hearts 3 Isn't The Big Release It's Hyped As

While it’s undeniable that Sora, Kairi, and Riku have solidified their place as popular RPG heroes over the years, it takes more than that to become a classic. There aren’t many games as polarizing a...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15: No Difficulty Settings

Final Fantasy 15: No Difficulty Settings

Some of the Square Enix developers working on Final Fantasy 15 answer a round of fan questions, indicating that the RPG will eschew the ability to alter the game’s difficulty. The fan question, which...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Director Tetsuya Nomura states that the upcoming episodic remake of Final Fantasy 7 will not feature every single mini-game that was included in the original. Earlier this year, fans were delighted t...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Square Enix confirms that the recently announced enhanced port of Final Fantasy 9 will be localized outside of Japan, at least when it comes to the Steam version. Last week, Square Enix announced an...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Hitman Pre-Orders Cancelled on PSN

Hitman Pre-Orders Cancelled on PSN

PlayStation Network cancels all Hitman preorders, claiming Square Enix made the call to make needed fixes to the game, and new preorders will be available soon. Gamers will see quite a few highly ant...

By Boston Blake on 30 November -1
Hitman Releases World of Assassination Trailer

Hitman Releases World of Assassination Trailer

Sony and IO Interactive release a new trailer for the first season Hitman that displays the potential for a sleek and highly stylized level of danger and sophistication. Ever since Hitman‘s gameplay...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Hitman is Now Episodic

Hitman is Now Episodic

After a release push-back and a mysterious pre-order cancelation, developer IO Interactive announces that Hitman will no longer be a full title and will instead release episodically. It’s been a rock...

By Evan Hopkins on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Microsoft announces that the first DLC pack for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a challenging new experience called Endurance Mode, is available to download now. While it didn’t sell quite as well as its...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

A new interview with Hajime Tabata reveals that Final Fantasy 15 will feature a story that is at least partially influenced by Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic smash hit. In the interview, Final Fantas...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Square Enix rings in the new year in style, announcing that PlayStation One classic Final Fantasy 9 will be coming to PC and mobile platforms in 2016. Square Enix announced its intent to release Fina...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Following the controversy of Final Fantasy 15′s all-male cast, game director Hajime Tabata discusses how women still play an important role in the game. While Final Fantasy XV‘s story will focus sole...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
David Bowie's Only Video Game Appearance is Free

David Bowie's Only Video Game Appearance is Free

After David Bowie’s tragic passing, Square Enix offers Bowie’s lone video game appearance, Omikron: The Nomad Soul, for free for fans looking to remember the fallen rocker. When David Bowie passed aw...

By Evan Hopkins on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Square Enix releases a new trailer for Final Fantasy Explorers, showcasing the gameplay, summons, and combat abilities of Final Fantasy series protagonists. With just over a week left before its worl...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15: New Combat and Magic Details Revealed

Final Fantasy 15: New Combat and Magic Details Revealed

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Weekly Jump has a new preview of Final Fantasy 15 which features some of the first real discussion about what magic skills will look like. The scans, which show...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata confirms during the January Square Enix Active Time Report event that fans will finally have a release date soon. After a long decade spent in development tha...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Square Enix launches an enhanced version of the JRPG classic Final Fantasy 9 for both Android and iOS devices without making an official announcement. Last month, Square Enix confirmed that the class...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
More Final Fantasy 15 Details Coming Next Month

More Final Fantasy 15 Details Coming Next Month

Square Enix announces that fans can expect more Final Fantasy 15 details next month, including new battle footage, information on the Nilfheim Empire, and more. With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

According to a listing for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Amazon France’s website, the action-adventure game’s PC version is slated for release in January. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider is currently a...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

The latest installment of the Tomb Raider franchise is easily the best one yet, with massive set pieces and gripping action. That said, replayability may be a factor. After it was confirmed that Rise...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

Arekkz Gaming releases a new video containing 30 minutes of gameplay from Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ forthcoming title, Rise of the Tomb Raider. WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD! With Rise...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Video footage of the first half hour of Rise of the Tomb Raider surfaces, with pretty graphics, trigger-based action sequences, and spoilers abound. With Lara Croft set to make her return on Xbox 360...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Chicken Bombs

Rise of the Tomb Raider Chicken Bombs

Those that pre-order Rise of the Tomb Raider from GameStop will receive the Holy Fire Card Pack as a bonus, which includes infinite flaming arrows and exploding chickens. Gamers that have decided to...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Microtransactions Detailed

Rise of the Tomb Raider Microtransactions Detailed

Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Creative Director Noah Hughes goes over the finer points of the game’s microtransaction model, which is based around Expedition Cards. Noah Hughes recently sat down for an...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Achievements

Rise of the Tomb Raider Achievements

WARNING: POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD   Rise of the Tomb Raider is without question one of 2015’s most highly anticipated titles. Ever since its stunning gameplay footage at E3 2015 during Microsoft’s pre...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Steam Store page gives hope to PC Tomb Raider fans, suggesting that the title will hit the online service at some point in January 2016. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Rise of the Tomb Raider Almost Had a Different Name

Rise of the Tomb Raider Almost Had a Different Name

While talking with Tomb Raider’s franchise director, Rich Briggs, we learned of an entirely different name that the team considered calling Rise of the Tomb Raider. Upon the reveal of Rise of the Tom...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Management Changes Hit Crystal Dynamics

Management Changes Hit Crystal Dynamics

Square Enix announces that Darrell Gallagher, head of product development and Western Studios, is leaving the company and reveals new studio heads at Crystal Dynamics. Big changes are coming to Squar...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

A trailer shown at The Game Awards last night gives us our first real glimpse of the first scheduled DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a journey into Slavic folklore centred around Baba Yaga. Last nig...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Xbox One 1 TB Tomb Raider Bundle Includes Both Games

Xbox One 1 TB Tomb Raider Bundle Includes Both Games

It seems as if 2015 has officially become the year of the console bundle. In a possible effort to prove which company is more dominant with exclusive content, Sony and Microsoft have recently added a...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Tomb Raider Descent Into Legend Trailer

Tomb Raider Descent Into Legend Trailer

Even though 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot was released to great critical acclaim, the game was not without its detractors. Many criticized the title for not living up to its namesake, with iconic protago...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Game Ranter Banter: Destiny, Call of Duty and More

Game Ranter Banter: Destiny, Call of Duty and More

Five writers give their take on Destiny’s multiplayer requirements, Metal Gear’s insurance, cookie-cutter shooters, Nintendo’s next console, and microtransactions. Welcome to the Game Ranter Banter,...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

An eagle-eyed Final Fantasy 15 fan finds evidence embedded in the HTML of a website related to the forthcoming RPG that suggests it could be coming to PC. A NeoGAF user going by the handle KupoNut re...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Just Cause 3 Xbox One File Size

Just Cause 3 Xbox One File Size

Microsoft confirms that the Xbox One file size of Just Cause 3 is set to be 42.49 GB, taking a sizeable chunk of space for those ready to pre-load the game. With the release of Just Cause 3 just arou...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Square Enix Teases 'Secret' TGS 2015 Reveals

Square Enix Teases 'Secret' TGS 2015 Reveals

Since its debut in 1996, the Tokyo Game Show has gone on to become one of Japan’s most popular gaming expos, with 2014’s showcase – the year that featured Final Fantasy 15‘s trailer premiere – bringi...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Just Cause 3 Players Can Win a Real-Life Island In Pre-Order Competition

Just Cause 3 Players Can Win a Real-Life Island In Pre-Order Competition

In the past year or so, video game publishers have had to face the reality that pre-orders are declining. Once used as in indicator for demand (allowing publishers to gauge how many copies they’d ne...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 November -1
Just Cause 3 Challenge Modes

Just Cause 3 Challenge Modes

Open world games are a lot of fun because of the hours of exploration and adventuring they offer, but they can become a bit dull after the game’s core story is complete. While games like Skyrim have...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Just Cause 3 Developer Video is Destructive Bliss

Just Cause 3 Developer Video is Destructive Bliss

Ever since Avalanche Studios announced details for the continuation of its open world game series of over-the-top destruction with Just Cause 3, action-adventure fans have been excited to finally get...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

The Steam Page for the upcoming PC release of Final Fantasy 9 reveals a few of the port’s newer features, including some options that will save gamers a lot of time if they choose to use them. Althou...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Lightning Appears in Weird Interview

Lightning Appears in Weird Interview

Final Fantasy protagonist Lightning speaks to The Telegraph about her upcoming modeling gig with Louis Vuitton, and the results are weird and awkward. Fans of Square Enix’s flagship RPG series will...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Hitman Beta Announcement, Launch Trailer

Hitman Beta Announcement, Launch Trailer

Square Enix is announcing a beta for Hitman, as well as a beta launch trailer. The beta includes two training hits as part of “The Prologue” introductory mission. The Hitman that so many expected wen...

By Rory Young on 30 November -1
Hitman Episode 1: Paris Review

Hitman Episode 1: Paris Review

Square Enix and IO Interactive’s new take on Hitman successfully blends the qualities that made the game famous with some modern innovations and remarkable detail. It’s been a while since gamers hav...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial asp...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate is back again with its April 2016 installment of the popular subscription service. How did they do this time, and what’s it got to do with video games? By now, it would be more difficult t...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn‘s director says Square Enix is talking to Microsoft about bringing the game and its Heavensward expansion to Xbox One. Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn launched on P...

By Jason Gallagher on 30 November -1
NieR: Automata E3 2016 Footage Shows a Boss Fight

NieR: Automata E3 2016 Footage Shows a Boss Fight

Square Enix’s newest trailer for NieR: Automata shows off one of the game’s boss battles and gives a better look at the game’s fast and furious combat style. Square Enix has showcased some of their m...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata doesn’t hold back in discussing what he thinks could have hindered the latest Final Fantasy‘s development. It’s no secret that the future of JRPGs as a genr...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Adventures of Mana Review

Adventures of Mana Review

Square Enix’s 3D remastering of an old favorite hits the PS Vita, and Adventures of Mana shows that remaining faithful to the original is sometimes the best approach. Adventures of Mana is admitted...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Square Enix announces that Mobius Final Fantasy title will be hitting North American shores ahead of Final Fantasy 15, and pre-registration bonuses are still available. There might not be a better...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Cancelled Legacy of Kain Game Details Surface

Cancelled Legacy of Kain Game Details Surface

Developers from Climax Studios break non-disclosure agreements to discuss Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun‘s cancellation after spending three years in production. Despite critical acclaim and general sale...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Square Enix releases details on the plot and characters for its upcoming CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy 15, which will release prior to the game. Final Fantasy XV may well be the make or break...

By Jordan Baranowski on 30 November -1
More Final Fantasy 15 Collector's Editions Incoming

More Final Fantasy 15 Collector's Editions Incoming

According to Square Enix, due to extremely high demand for their Final Fantasy 15 Ultimate Collector’s Editions, the company is producing 10,000 additional units. A few weeks ago we reported that S...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November -1
New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

Square Enix takes gamers on another trip through Final Fantasy 15′s gorgeous world with a new trailer that ditches the storytelling and instead focuses on the game’s stunning environments. Final Fa...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November -1
Hitman's Next Elusive Target is Actor Gary Busey

Hitman's Next Elusive Target is Actor Gary Busey

IO Interactive officially announces the next Hitman elusive target, Academy Award-nominated actor Gary Busey, and reveals when and where players can take him out. Back in April, eccentric actor Gar...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
I Am Setsuna Launch Week Sale

I Am Setsuna Launch Week Sale

Today Square Enix’s I Am Setsuna went live on Steam for $39.99. For those unaware of the game, you can check out the GameRant review here. If you’re on the fence or just don’t like paying full pric...

By Dealzon on 30 November -1
Square Enix Announces RPG for Apple Watch

Square Enix Announces RPG for Apple Watch

Square Enix launches a teaser website for a brand new RPG, Cosmos Rings, which will be an Apple Watch exclusive game and a spin-off of the Chaos Rings series. As a publisher, Square Enix has its ha...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Square Enix posts a YouTube video detailing their new promotional contest promising players a chance to win exclusive DLC, custom Xbox One consoles, and even a car. Final Fantasy 15 is being called...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
I Am Setsuna Review

I Am Setsuna Review

I Am Setsuna may be Tokyo RPG Factory’s first game as a development studio, but its finesse and reverence of past JRPG hits makes it an absolute joy to experience. Depending on who gamers ask...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

One writer thinks that the success of I Am Setsuna‘s stubborn adherence to JRPG traditions could be an indicator that Final Fantasy 7 Remake could thrive doing the same. Perhaps, as a diehard...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1