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Watch the first mission of Thief

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2014 2:00pm PST

Watch an "unedited, uncommented" playthrough of the first level of Thief.

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"yea, you will have the code at launch, (almost) never before."

- soundcreepy see all 25 comments

Hitman GO announced as mobile turn-based strategy game

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 1:30pm PST

The next main entry in the Hitman series remains on track, but Square Enix taking a slight detour with Hitman GO, a turn-based strategy game that's being designed for mobile devices.

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"Diorama style art is a fresh new idea! Not sure about the game play. It seems to overlap with ..."

- threeup see all 4 comments

Final Fantasy 14 trailer shows PS4 features; beta plans detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2014 8:00am PST

With the PlayStation 4 release of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn now poking its head over the horizon, plodding steadily towards us and an April 14 launch, Square Enix is showing a little more. A new trailer gives a brief rundown on the port's features, which include Remo...

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"Wish I could download the client now. It's gonna suck trying to do it on the 22nd."

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Thief trailer introduces the Thief Taker General

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 11, 2014 10:00am PST

The final "Stories from the City" trailer for Thief introduces the evil Thief Taker General.

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"Thief Taker was a real job in prior times. It's not something they made up."

- Conan see all 4 comments

Play Primer: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 9:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is out today. If you plan on going in to save some souls, here are a few things you might like to know before you start.

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"yeah, it doesn't feel "final fantasy" as a solo act...that's for damn sure. "

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII review: striking distance

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 6:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII finally closes out the trilogy that began four years ago--and in doing so finally realizes its potential.

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"Glad there are some positive reviews for this. I only got to play about 45 minutes yesterday but ..."

- jeffmoeller see all 8 comments

Bravely Default review: a whole new fantasy

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2014 3:15pm PST

Bravely Default pays homage to classic turn-based JRPG's, but its innovative approach to combat and wonderfully expansive Job system put it in a whole new class of its own.

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"what is the bravely second thing is that such as phoenix down"

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 trailer celebrates Tidus and Yuna's romance

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2014 9:45am PST

A new Final Fantasy X/X-2 trailer focuses on Tidus and Yuna's romance, just in time for Valentine's Day.

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"The square game making machine is a wreck. They have too many independent heads doing different ..."

- jayacheess see all 7 comments

Final Fantasy 6 blitzes onto iOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2014 4:15pm PST

Three weeks after hitting Android, Square Enix has brought the classic Final Fantasy VI to iOS devices for $15.99. The game features restored graphics, refined touch controls, and iCloud saves to help carry your file across devices.

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"Wow! Thanks for the heads up. I was considering purchasing this, but fuck that."

- paulatreus see all 39 comments

Square Enix cites Final Fantasy 14 in profitable financial report

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2014 11:00am PST

Square Enix released its most recent earnings report today, and cited the relaunched Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn among its reasons for turning a profit.

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"Good for them, they deserve it. I've never seen a company turn an MMO from such a giant pile of ..."

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Drakengard 3 flies onto PS3 on May 20; Collector's Edition and pre-order bonuses detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 9:40am PST

Those with a casual interest in riding a dragon into battle may wish to know that Square Enix has announced Drakengard 3 will launch on May 20, exclusively on PlayStation 3. Those with a certain fondness for dragon fights may be interested to know it's also announced three-t...

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Tomb Raider costume coming to Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 8:30am PST

Never a company to miss an opportunity to cash in on its fans' loyalty and adoration, Square Enix has announced it's bringing a little of Tomb Raider into Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XII. When the game launches next Tuesday, they'll be able to grab a DLC that lets Light...

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"I will literally pay to be able to turn the voice acting off. Like, give me an in-game purchase ..."

- Volatus32x see all 5 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect confirmed for PS4

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 04, 2014 9:20am PST

When an Xbox One version of Murdered: Soul Suspect was announced yesterday, publisher Square Enix was a little coy about whether Airtight Games' ghost detective game might haunt PlayStation 4. "Chase me, chase me!" it seemed to giggle. Well, lo and behold, here we are now, w...

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"I guess at the end of the day, the ultimate announcement is, "Upcoming Square Enix game to be ..."

- asianwaste see all 2 comments

Thief trailer teaches 'Thief 101' as game goes gold

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 04, 2014 8:20am PST

Cor, what's this then, a game about stealing things? Clever name, Thief. So what's it about then? If you haven't been paying attention to Eidos Montreal's continuation of the classic Looking Glass series, here, a new trailer titled 'Thief 101' gives a fair rundown of the gam...

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"That's not true. They went back and changed a lot to satisfy the fans. I've followed this one ..."

- x-eyd|mary see all 16 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect haunting Xbox One too

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 03, 2014 12:00pm PST

At this point, a big publisher launching a potential new series (what original game from a big publisher isn't a potential new series?) solely on current-gen systems feels a little quaint, nostalgic, silly. It's not wholly surprising, then, that Square Enix has confirmed Mur...

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"Am I the only one who will refuse to pay for this game, on the basis that I'd be playing a ..."

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