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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call coming to 3DS with over 200 songs

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2014 10:25am PDT

Square Enix confirmed that Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is coming to North America today, with a new trailer.

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Why Final Fantasy XIV's reboot needed to keep the original name

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 9:15am PDT

"I'm sure there would be a lot of players who would say, 'I'm never going to play Final Fantasy again,' or 'I'm never going to buy a Square Enix game ever again.' I, too, am a fan of the Final Fantasy series. I would have said the same thing, too."

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Final Fantasy III coming to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 7:45am PDT

A PC version of Final Fantasy III is in the works, the German USK ratings board has leaked.

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"I wonder if all the other mobile FF remakes will follow. Doesn't matter really, at $16 a pop I'm ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 reaches 2 million registered users

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14 has reached 2 million registered users worldwide, Square Enix announced today.

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"These metrics are useless if half are gold spamming accounts. "

- chadg033 see all 5 comments

Hitman GO preview: Agent 47 goes tabletop

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 10:00am PDT

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises of PAX East was Hitman GO, a made-for-mobile game from Square Enix that turns Agent 47's stealth-murdering into a turn-based tabletop game. It's absolutely adorable.

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"this looks weird. not sure how i feel about it yet. ill say cautiously optimistic. anything ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 expansion to let players fly

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2014 4:30pm PDT

The first expansion for Final Fantasy 14 will let players fly, and explore the story of a millennia-old conflict, according to the producer and lead scenario writer.

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How to upgrade from the PS3 version of Final Fantasy XIV to PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 11:30am PDT

PS3 owners of Final Fantasy XIV will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for free starting today. The upgrade will be available until "at least" the end of the year.

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Hitman GO hits iOS on April 17 for $4.99

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 11:30am PDT

Hitman GO, the turn-based mobile strategy game based on the assassin series, is coming to iOS on April 17 for $4.99. An Android version is coming shortly after.

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Thief devs 'discussed' possible changes after Dishonored's release

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Although it was announced well before Arkane's game, many couldn't help but notice the similarities Thief shared with Dishonored. In a new retrospective, senior producer St├ęphane Roy admits that the studio had considered making changes to their game afterwards, but decided ...

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"No, just master, with most of the ui turned off, but not focus. I enjoyed the thieving in Thief ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV free PS4 beta weekend starts now

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 6:00am PDT

If you want to explore the world of Eorzea, you'll be able to do so for free this weekend through an open beta.

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"If you guys are going to get this, just make sure not to get hacked. I did and got my account ..."

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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...

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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...

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

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'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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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