Square Enix News


Everything We Know About Life is Strange: Before the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2017 10:30am PDT

Square Enix and developer Deck Nine Games are making a surprise return to Arcadia Bay. Here's what we know about Life is Strange: Before the Storm.


E3 2017: Why Life is Strange: Before the Storm's decisions feel more consequential

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Life is Strange: Before the Storm may be missing key mechanics from the original game, but that doesn't mean the overall story will be diminished. Walking out of the E3 2017 demo, it feels like the decisions will be far more challenging this time around.


"The first time I saw Vault Boy I thought of him. But it wasn't shaded enough. He coulda done a ..."

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Dissidia NT Focuses on Final Fantasy Heroes and Villains for PS4

By John Keefer, Jun 07, 2017 7:30am PDT

30 years of Final Fantasy history crammed into one RPG-inspired fighter for spring 2018.


Hitting the Track with Milestone's MotoGP 17 and MXGP 3

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Developer Milestone has some lofty goals for its next pair of motorcycle racing simulators. Shacknews heads over to Square Enix to learn more about the game's features, upgraded engines, and esports aspirations.


Lost Sphear Revealed From Makers of I am Setsuna

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 10:30am PDT

The new JRPG is expected to come out sometime in early 2018.


"Looks great and love the genre, but not sure about that price tag."

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Square Enix Seeking Investors for Hitman Series

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 10:00am PDT

Financial document statement gives rise to two different theories on what could happen to the franchise.


"I think only Square Enix knows for sure and apparently if you include the work that was done on ..."

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Dragon Quest XI Info For Switch Held Up by 'Adult Circumstances'

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 9:45am PDT

The strange translation could refer to business dealings or... something else.


Final Fantasy XV Survey Seeks Fan Feedback on Next DLC

By John Keefer, May 24, 2017 10:30am PDT

Suggestions range from new playable characters to more story content. 


Square Enix Cuts Ties With Hitman Developer IO Interactive

By Asif Khan, May 11, 2017 1:10am PDT

"To maximize player satisfaction as well as market potential going forward."


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NieR: Automata New DLC Is the Best Add-on You May Never Play

By John Keefer, May 02, 2017 4:30pm PDT

With a name like 3C3C1D119440927, who could have guessed the DLC might be a bit confusing?


"So, if I read this correctly then you have to beat the game 3 times for a total of 60 hours to ..."

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Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Review: A Hell Of A Slime

By Josh Barnes , Apr 24, 2017 9:00pm PDT

Dragon Quest Heroes returns with some strong new ideas, but can it rise above its Warriors roots? Our review.


""easy but satisfying" is a good way to put it. It's an extremely accessible and charming game. ..."

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Here's When Video Game Companies Will Release Their Q1 Earnings Reports

By Asif Khan, Apr 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Looking to invest in gaming stocks? We have you covered from Activision to Zynga!


"Yeah, I wanted to keep this an informational guide. I can break out individual stocks into ..."

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Square Enix to Fully Support Switch, Chrono Trigger Director Teases New Project

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2017 10:45am PDT

Could the two be related? That's what teases are for ... to make you ask the hard questions when the blanks aren't filled in for you.


"The Bravely Default team is working on Project Octopath Traveler (what a name haha). No idea ..."

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Final Fantasy 15's 'Episode Gladiolus' Trailer Adds More to the Story

By John Keefer, Mar 13, 2017 8:10am PDT

The FF15 DLC is scheduled to be released on March 28.


Nier: Automata Review: For The Glory Of Mankind

By Josh Barnes , Mar 09, 2017 3:30pm PST

Platinum Games brings Yoko Taro's madness to life as stylishly as possible, but can it live up to the original? Our review.


"This game sounds really great. it's next in line after I finish Zelda and then the second half ..."

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