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  1. Rey

    [11/09] Final Fantasy Versus XIII in full production

    Action RPG at 100% development power. Last time we heard from Final Fantasy Versus XIII, the game wasn’t yet in full production. At the time, only the team’s core staff were working on it. Quizzed at a recent fan meeting, Final Fantasy XIII-2‘s Motomu Toriyama and Yoshinori Kitase confirmed...
  2. Rey

    [06/09] First look at Final Fantasy Type-0 box art, new gameplay footage

    Japanese cover sticks to tradition. Square Enix provided a look at the final box art for the Japanese release of Final Fantasy Type-0 during a program aired on Nico Nico Douga today. The artwork follows the series’ Japanese tradition of logo-only box art (though, the background of the...
  3. Rey

    [02/09] Square Enix To Reveal Next Dragon Quest Game Next Week

    On September 5th, Square Enix will reveal the next Dragon Quest game, the publisher has announced. The announcement will be streamed live through Square’s Ustream channel from 2:00 PM onward (Japan time). Note that there’s no mention specifically of Dragon Quest X, in development for the...
  4. Linnaete

    [31/08] Square Enix Shares Tokyo Game Show Lineup

    Square Enix has opened its Tokyo Game Show 2011 portal site. Access the site here. The site's game list shows the following: Final Fantasy Type-0 (PSP): Playable, Video Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3/X360): Playable, Video Slime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3 (3DS): Playable, Video Kingdom Hearts 3D...
  5. Linnaete

    [26/08] Square Enix Details Luminous Studio

    Technology Writer Zenji Nishikawa was given access to Square Enix's technology department for an early look the company's new Luminous Studio engine. Speaking with Square Enix CTO Yoshihisa Hashimoto, lead engineer Hiroshi Iwasaki and lead artist Ryo Iwata, Nishikawa was able to get some...
  6. Linnaete

    [23/08] Square Enix To Reveal New Game At Penny Arcade Expo

    [this isn't the new game - it's just to show what Dark Void looks like for those of you unaware] Square Enix are collaborating with Dark Void's developer, Airtight Games, on a new project, which is scheduled to be revealed at the Penny Arcade Expo this weekend. Square and Airtight will be...
  7. Rey

    [26/07] One Final Fantasy Type-0 Student Is Armed With A Sword Whip, Another Has A Flute

    One Final Fantasy Type-0 Student Is Armed With A Sword Whip, Another Has A Flute Seven, one of the playable characters in Final Fantasy Type-0, gives off an icy first impression, but she’s a big softy. She never says "no" to her friends and takes care of the underclassmen. Seven is armed...
  8. Rey

    [22/06] Square Enix Always Thinking About Reboots

    Square Enix Always Thinking About Reboots While there are no plans for future SaGa or Mana titles, Square Enix is interested in reboot other series. The topic came up when an investor asked if there were plans to release titles from formerly popular series. Square Enix president Yoichi Wada...
  9. Rey

    [11/06] Square exec expresses discomfort with E3 lineup

    Square exec expresses discomfort with E3 lineup Square Enix’s lineup at E3 this year, for the most part, wasn’t Square. The major titles at this year’s showing included Tomb Raider, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Hitman: Absolution — all properties of Eidos, which Square Enix owns. The only...
  10. Rey

    [11/06]] Lara Escapes Her First Tomb And Defeats Wolf With QTEs In Tomb Raider

    Lara Escapes Her First Tomb And Defeats Wolf With QTEs In Tomb Raider Square Enix brought Tomb Raider to E3 and showed the title behind closed doors with a hands-off demo. The game’s opening began with Lara hanging upside down in a cavern. Fire from red candles sitting on an altar was the...
  11. Rey

    [31/05] Final Fantasy Type-0 Official Blog Starts

    Square Enix opened an official blog for Final Fantasy Type-0 today. Delivering the first message at the "Class Zero Journal" is producer Yoshinori Kitase. Kitase doesn't say much in his first post, choosing to remind us about the meaning of the game's names. As we were told many times back...
  12. Linnaete

    [27/05] SE Readies Heroes of Ruin For 3DS

    Remember Heroes of Ruin, that Square Enix trademark we uncovered last month? We finally know what it’s for, and no, it has nothing to do with Legacy of Kain or Commandos. It’s a Nintendo 3DS game developed by n-Space. Nintendo World Report managed to grab a promotional image off of n-Space’s...
  13. Linnaete

    [26/05] Type-0: New Screens Courtesy of Famitsu

    Famitsu.com has posted its expected followup article for the Final Fantasy Type-0 coverage that appeared in its print counterpart this week. King King and Sice King and his dual guns. The guns have infinite ammo, but they have to reload. You can press a button to reload manually at...
  14. Linnaete

    [26/05] Expect More Paid DLC From Square Enix’s Console Games

    A common theme in the video game industry, a Square Enix financial report mentions, is how to gain additional revenue from network or online services. Square Enix dabbled with paid downloadable content for some of their console games. Nier, Front Mission Evolved, and Mindjack had extra items...
  15. Linnaete

    [21/05] Final Fantasy Type-0 Gameplay Footage And Analysis

    Square Enix held the Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy Battle Tournament + event earlier today. But the big attraction may have actually been an upcoming Final Fantasy game, Final Fantasy Type-0. Midway through the event, attendees were treated to a demo play session. The event was...
  16. Linnaete

    [20/05] Chaos Rings II Reveal Trailer

    Square Enix has provided a first trailer for Chaos Rings II, the next entry in the Chaos Rings series. The title is being developed for iPhone/iPod/ touch and iPad. Have a first look below: While the clip lists the release date as TBA, producer Takehiro Ando said in an interview earlier...
  17. Linnaete

    [17/05] FF Tactics: War Of The Lions For iPad (and iPhone)

    Once upon a time, Square Enix announced a port of Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions for the iPhone. Information on the iPhone release has been scarce, and Square haven’t talked much about the game since then. Today, however, they announced that it will be released “somewhere between...
  18. Linnaete

    [16/05] Type-0, Haeresis - Miscellaneous Updates

    1) Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII Trademark Abandoned Wondering what has happened to Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII? On the United States Patent and Trademark Office website, the patent has received a 'Notice of Abandonment' on April 25th, 2011. Source: FF-Type0.net ____________________ 2) Huge...
  19. Linnaete

    [15/05] Square Enix trademarks “SE Masterpieces”

    Square Enix may be re-releasing their most masterful titles in a single package. The Tokyo-based publisher trademarked the name “SE Masterpieces” in Europe five days ago, on May 11. The trademark could mean anything. This writer would certainly consider a disc including Final Fantasy X, Final...
  20. Linnaete

    [14/05] Yoichi Wada Explains What Went Wrong

    Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada has filled in some of the blanks regarding the 12 billion yen loss his company posted for the previous fiscal year. Speaking at an investor's briefing on the 13th (via Nikkei), Wada explained that of the 12 billion loss, about 4.5...
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