Square Enix News

advertisement

Recent Tags

Xbox Games with Gold: Hitman Absolution & Deadlight in April

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 10:00am PDT

Microsoft has revealed its "Games with Gold" freebies for April, which will have you murdering men in the shadows and surviving the undead. Coming...

READ MORE >

Square Enix changing strategy, going 'back to roots' instead of chasing 'mass appeal'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 9:30am PDT

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently admitted that making games for a global audience actually does the opposite of what it was intended to do. "In the past, when we developed console games with a worldwide premise, we lost our focus, and not only did they end up be...

READ MORE >

"...and you'd be happy as hell, to get a record deal Maybe your soul you'd sell, to have mass appeal"

- AxeMan808 see all 15 comments

'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' trademarked

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Square Enix has registered a trademark for "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided." According to the registration, it covers computer and video game software, printed materials like books, and online services.

READ MORE >

"The story was actually really cool, too bad the port was so buggy."

- razorchicken see all 3 comments

How enemy encounters add to Murdered: Soul Suspect

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 22, 2014 11:00am PDT

Murdered: Soul Suspect takes players on a ghostly investigation, but there are also demons on the loose looking to bring you down. Developer Airtight Games describes how these enemy encounters add to the overall game, while debuting a brand new trailer.

READ MORE >

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn director explains what went wrong with original

By Steve Watts, Mar 21, 2014 7:15am PDT

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has been pretty well-received compared to its panned predecessor, and director Naoki Yoshida took to a panel at GDC to explain where the first one went awry.

READ MORE >

"I couldn't get into this game. Combat was too Asian-y, and there weren't many abilities to play ..."

- wykd see all 6 comments

Final Fantasy 14 patch 2.2 trailer shows new battles and features

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Square Enix is offering an extensive look into the upcoming 2.2 patch for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (titled 'Through the Maelstrom') with a new eight-minute video.

READ MORE >

"It wasn't the Beta people complaining. I am one and there are tons of complaints about this ..."

- txfeinbergs see all 9 comments

Impressions: Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster restores a Square Enix classic

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 6:00am PDT

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster shows how well both of the games hold up, but also serves as a very clear turning point for the series.

READ MORE >

"Steve, thanks - I wanted this badly, then I was on the fence because I'm not done lightning ..."

- flagg209 see all 12 comments

Tomb Raider 'exceeded profit expectations'

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2014 1:00pm PST

Tomb Raider has now not only met its profitability goals, but exceeded expectations, according to studio head Darrell Gallagher. It's also on-track to become the franchise's top-seller.

READ MORE >

"Is $30 really conservative? I know for movies retailers take 66% of the sale price, then you ..."

- StealthHawk see all 24 comments

Drakengard 3 getting Nier costumes as pre-order bonus

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 4:30pm PST

Drakengard 3 is rolling out its pre-order bonuses is waves, and today Square Enix revealed the second tier: a set of Nier-based costumes.

READ MORE >

Thief developer Eidos Montreal lays off more than two dozen employees

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 04, 2014 2:00pm PST

Eidos Montreal, developer of the recently released Thief and Deus Ex: Human Revolution laid off 27 employees today.

READ MORE >

"I understand what you're saying. What irks me is why is this any more newsworthy than my MIL's ..."

- boarder2 see all 34 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect releases on June 3

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 04, 2014 9:00am PST

One of my most anticipated games of 2014 now has a release date: June 3rd for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

READ MORE >

Final Fantasy 14 PS3/PS4 character transfers detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 4:00pm PST

Square Enix is offering details on how to transfer your Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn character data from the PS3 version to the upcoming PS4 version, with transfers set to begin on April 11.

READ MORE >

"Also Legacy Characters can transfer to non Legacy servers this weekend yay!"

- hashd see all 2 comments

Nosgoth closed beta launching this week

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 1:00pm PST

The free-to-play game Nosgoth will launch in closed beta this Thursday, with the addition of Siege Mode.

READ MORE >

Lightning Returns dresses itself up with DLC costumes

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 9:30am PST

Three more downloadable costumes are available for Lightning Returns today, just as the Japanese language pack goes from free to $3.99.

READ MORE >

Deus Ex: The Fall jacking into PC in March

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 25, 2014 6:00am PST

Mobile spin-off Deus Ex: The Fall looked like a Deus Ex game, and swam like a Deus Ex game, but quacked like a Deus Ex game with horrible touchscreen controls. How very pleasant, then, that it's coming to PC with support for keyboard and mouse or controllers, of course, and ...

READ MORE >

"Glad. I tried to play it on Android, and while it definitely felt like a Deus Ex game the ..."

- Conan see all 9 comments