News items tagged with square enix

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Added in New PC Mod

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Added in New PC Mod

Players pool their technical know-how and mod a multiplayer mode for Just Cause 3, letting PC gamers destroy the open world of the 2015 hit in good company. A long-awaited mod that adds multiplayer...

By F. O'Sullivan on 19 October 2017
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was consistently chock full of controversy and dis...

By Rob Keyes on 19 October 2017
Nier: Automata Sequel Potentially Outed by Job Listing

Nier: Automata Sequel Potentially Outed by Job Listing

One of 2017’s biggest surprises has been Nier: Automata, a collaboration between Yoko Taro and Platinum Games. The game stormed out of the gate when it launched at the end of February, beating its...

By Derek Nichols on 19 October 2017
NieR: Automata Beats Sales Expectations in First Month

NieR: Automata Beats Sales Expectations in First Month

There’s something about NieR: Automata that has caused it to occupy its own well-respected little corner of the JRPG spectrum. Part of that can be chalked up to game director Yoko Taro’s off-beat b...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
NieR: Automata - How to Unlock the 'Good' Ending

NieR: Automata - How to Unlock the 'Good' Ending

It has been an incredible year for video games. The release of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has taken the gaming world by storm, and other titles, like Horizon: Zero Dawn and even Final Fant...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
NieR: Automata Android System is Like Dark Souls

NieR: Automata Android System is Like Dark Souls

A livestream from Square Enix yesterday reveals that NieR: Automata will have an online component called the “Android System”, and it will be familiar to Dark Souls players. To say that NieR: Autom...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
NieR: Automata Open World Gameplay Trailer Released

NieR: Automata Open World Gameplay Trailer Released

A PlayStation Underground hands-on video showcases NieR: Automata‘s open world gameplay, displaying features that make the game a strong choice for sleeper hit of 2017. NieR: Automata is a game as...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza Release Date Announced

Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza Release Date Announced

The official release date for the second episode of Hitman is unveiled, meeting the promised April deadline, and offering a small teaser of the Sapienza coastline. The latest entry to the Hitman fr...

By Sarah Fields on 19 October 2017
Check Out This PS1 Era Case for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Check Out This PS1 Era Case for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Sony Interactive Entertainment produces a special copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PlayStation 4, housing the disc in a PS1 era case. With Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year C...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Launch Trailer

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Launch Trailer

With less than a week until its August 23 launch, Eidos Montreal officially releases the launch trailer for future warfare RPG Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Less than week remains until the launch of D...

By Rory Young on 19 October 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” award. Rise of the Tomb Raider was up again...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Deals Roundup

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Deals Roundup

We’re less than a week out from the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and we’re here to pound it into your skull that there are pre-order discounts available. Now until next Tuesday, August 23rd’...

By Dealzon on 19 October 2017
Watch Rise of the Tomb Raider's 20 Year Celebration Launch Trailer

Watch Rise of the Tomb Raider's 20 Year Celebration Launch Trailer

Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix officially release the launch trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for the PlayStation 4 console. With the release date for Rise of the Tomb Rai...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2017
New Hitman Level Pokes Fun at Donald Trump

New Hitman Level Pokes Fun at Donald Trump

Developers IO Interactive hide a reference to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the new Freedom Fighters episode of the episodic Hitman game. Perhaps due to his high profile and con...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2017
New Tomb Raider Game Announcement Slated for Gamescom?

New Tomb Raider Game Announcement Slated for Gamescom?

The revival of the Tomb Raider series has been an extremely successful one, as seen by a multitude of positive reviews for Rise of the Tomb Raider. As such, fans of the rebooted franchise have been...

By Rob Gordon on 19 October 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Video game fans who decide to pre-order Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider get the 2013 title starring Lara Croft absolutely free. With Rise of the Tomb Raider having final...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 October 2017
New Thief Game in Development to Tie-in with Movie

New Thief Game in Development to Tie-in with Movie

Square Enix is reportedly working on a new Thief game, if a post from film studio Straight Up Films is to be believed. The studio claims that a fifth game in the series will release alongside a fea...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 October 2017
Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Rhianna Pratchett, writer for the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and its sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider, announces that she will be no longer working on the long-running franchise. With millions of copies...

By Alexander Pan on 18 October 2017
Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

The creative director of Uncharted pokes fun at the similarity between the box art for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4. It was announced today that Rise of...

By Weston Albert on 18 October 2017
GR Pick: Rise of the Tomb Raider Fan Trailer Is Amazing

GR Pick: Rise of the Tomb Raider Fan Trailer Is Amazing

A fan-made live action trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider shows Lara Croft scaling ice mountains, fighting armed soldiers, and even confronting an actual bear. Featuring everything from an actual...

By John Jacques on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex Series Reportedly on Hiatus

Deus Ex Series Reportedly on Hiatus

A report surfaces that suggests the other commitments of Eidos Montreal will leave the studio unable to work on the Deus Ex series for the foreseeable future. The Deus Ex series might be one of the...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 October 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider. When Rise of the Tomb Raider was annou...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 October 2017
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Leak: Logo and Concept Art

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Leak: Logo and Concept Art

The Tomb Raider franchise may have skipped E3 2017, but that doesn’t mean the game isn’t still in production behind closed doors. Although the third installment in the rebooted action franchise has...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Just Cause 2: Multiplayer

Just Cause 2: Multiplayer

The best thing about game mods is that they reverse time for gamers. While the industry and players are continually looking forward to new releases to consume, modders make sure that there is always...

By Patrick Dane on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Releases First Story DLC

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Releases First Story DLC

Square Enix follows up last month’s release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with the game’s first story DLC, System Rift, which features the return of Frank Pritchard. One of the late contenders to the...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided improves upon its predecessor in nearly every way and delivers an incredibly tense and entertaining action role-playing game. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided drops players into a...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Pre-Order DLC Now for Everyone

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Pre-Order DLC Now for Everyone

Square Enix releases a Deus Ex: Mankind Divided DLC, ‘Covert Agent,’ previously exclusive to pre-order customers only, to all players — and it’s completely free. When Square Enix announced it would...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review Roundup

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review Roundup

The reviews are in for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and critics agree that although it isn’t perfect, Mankind Divided provides an enjoyable experience for gamers. After a solid showing by Square Enix’...

By Boston Blake on 18 October 2017
Square Enix to Make Deus Ex Prosthetic Hands

Square Enix to Make Deus Ex Prosthetic Hands

Square Enix teams up with renowned prosthetics creator Open Bionic to create a real world, functioning version of the prosthetic hand Adam Jensen uses in Deus Ex. The world of Deus Ex is still seve...

By Sarah Fields on 18 October 2017
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided First PC Patch

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided First PC Patch

The first PC patch for Eidos Montreal’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is out, fixing some bugs and crashes and recommending players turn down their settings. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has only just launc...

By Rory Young on 18 October 2017
Eidos Montreal Hopeful of 'Thief' Sequel

Eidos Montreal Hopeful of 'Thief' Sequel

A clumsy Thief is a dead Thief – or so you might think. Eidos Montreal‘s much anticipated sneak-em-up title finally sleuthed into view earlier today, only to be met with a barrage of lukewarm cri...

By Samuel James Riley on 18 October 2017
'Thief' Review Roundup

'Thief' Review Roundup

Given the success of Eidos Montreal‘s reboot of the Deus Ex series with Human Revolution, one might assume that the company’s next re-imagining of a classic series would be met with optimism. But...

By Andrew Dyce on 18 October 2017
Eidos Montreal Hit With Layoffs

Eidos Montreal Hit With Layoffs

While many had hoped that 2014 would be an upward trending year in terms of game and console sales, for every positive piece of news (Irrational Games was paring down its outfit and laying off mo...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 October 2017
'Thief' Gameplay

'Thief' Gameplay

The beginning-of-the-year video game release lull finally comes to an end this week with Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare and Thief finally releasing, the latter of which representing one of Game...

By Rob Keyes on 18 October 2017
Drive Final Fantasy 15’s Regalia In Forza Horizon 3

Drive Final Fantasy 15’s Regalia In Forza Horizon 3

The Regalia, the stylish car from Final Fantasy 15, is leaving Eos and heading to Forza Horizon 3. Microsoft revealed the news earlier today at ChinaJoy2017, a digital entertainment expo held in Sh...

By Curt Hutson on 18 October 2017
Thief

Thief

Garrett the Master Thief is back! And he’s suffering from the most fashionable of video game protagonist ailments: amnesia. After a prologue in which Garrett and his impatient ex-apprentice Erin...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 18 October 2017
Thief: Stories from the City (Trailer #3)

Thief: Stories from the City (Trailer #3)

Anti-heroes can be difficult  to write, but one way to immediately make them more sympathetic is simply by making sure that they’re the least evil character in the room. Garrett, the protagonist of...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 18 October 2017
Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered: Soul Suspect

E3 2013, much like past years, was a barrage of sequels, remakes, and spiritual successors, with very little room for original IPs let alone original concepts. While it wasn’t totally unique, Square...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 October 2017
Thief (Gameplay)

Thief (Gameplay)

With the game facing an imminent release, fans have been getting sneak peaks of the many facets of Thief’s intricate stealth gameplay. A host of interesting mechanics and a striking setting can only...

By Ryan Blanchard on 18 October 2017
Thief (101 Trailer)

Thief (101 Trailer)

Plenty of games cater to a love for big, noisy destruction and mayhem, but the number of stealth games released each year is comparatively a lot smaller. As such, Eidos Montreal’s upcoming Thief reb...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 18 October 2017
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 16 October 2017
Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix has a very, very full booth at this year’s E3. Everything from action-adventure to role-playing, puzzle, and stealth, games were pouring out of every corner of the publisher’s massive...

By Curt Hutson on 16 October 2017
‘Hitman: Absolution’ Director: Only 5th of Gamers Will See Final Level

‘Hitman: Absolution’ Director: Only 5th of Gamers Will See Final Level

While most gamers will believe this to be an egregious sin and would never ever think of letting it happen, there are a lot of players that don’t finish games — any of them. They are engaged for...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 October 2017
Top 20 Games to Watch

Top 20 Games to Watch

The toughest and yet most fun part of looking into the future of video games, is trying to pick which games are your most anticipated. It’s especially difficult nowadays with an average of 1.5 ma...

By Rob Keyes on 15 October 2017
Hitman: Absolution

Hitman: Absolution

Beginning in 2000, IO Interactive developed Hitman video games for release every two years, until 2006 when the series came to a halt after the release of Hitman: Blood Money (and the terrible Hi...

By Rob Keyes on 15 October 2017
This May Be First Teaser Concept Art for ‘Hitman 6’

This May Be First Teaser Concept Art for ‘Hitman 6’

Agent 47 is back and he’s not going anywhere. After attempting to absolve himself of guilt in Hitman: Absolution (read our review) and getting deeply personal, the future of the bald bio-engineer...

By Rob Keyes on 15 October 2017
15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

While the time of year has come to look back at our Top 10 Games of 2012, it’s also an occasion to take a collective breath, and start to look at what the next year will hold. Starting with a l...

By Andrew Dyce on 15 October 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on 15 October 2017
Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Five writers give their take on Super Smash Bros. DLC, WWE 2K16’s lack of female wrestlers, Square Enix’s Western appeal, betas, and TellTale’s sporadic release schedule. Welcome to the Game Ranter...

By Riley Little on 14 October 2017
FF15 and Assassin's Creed Origins Collab Announced

FF15 and Assassin's Creed Origins Collab Announced

Two of the most popular franchises in the world announced a collaboration today at Gamescom, and it’s a bizarre one – Final Fantasy 15 and Assassin’s Creed Origins will be paying homage to each oth...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 October 2017
New Fear Effect Game Coming to Nintendo Switch

New Fear Effect Game Coming to Nintendo Switch

A couple of years ago, Square Enix began The Square Enix Collective, a service to assist indie developers with creating games that would ultimately be published by the company. As part of The Squar...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 October 2017
'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

The original Deus Ex is not only one of the most highly-lauded and influential action RPGs of all time, it’s also widely considered to be one of the best PC games of all time. Eidos Montreal’s recen...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 01 October 2017
Here’s A List of Publishers/Developers Who’ve Gone Pirate Hunting

Here’s A List of Publishers/Developers Who’ve Gone Pirate Hunting

CD Projekt Red, developers of one of the best RPGs of 2011, The Witcher 2, made big headlines last week for their change in policies regarding software piracy. Despite being known as a fan-friend...

By Rob Keyes on 01 October 2017
Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

The third annual Canadian Videogame Awards takes place in less than a month and the nominees for this year’s awards were unveiled earlier this week. With a growing presence of developers in Canada,...

By Rob Keyes on 01 October 2017
Secret of Mana Remake Does Not Have Online Co-Op

Secret of Mana Remake Does Not Have Online Co-Op

The Secret of Mana remake in development at Square Enix is reigniting the nostalgia in many SNES-era gamers. And one of the most exciting aspects of Secret of Mana is its take on cooperative multip...

By Rory Young on 27 September 2017
Metal Gear Solid Art Director Reveals New Game Left Alive

Metal Gear Solid Art Director Reveals New Game Left Alive

One of last night’s largest announcements during the Tokyo Game Show’s 2017 PlayStation press conference was Square Enix’s Left Alive. While the game was announced with only a short and simple teas...

By Rory Young on 23 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Reveals Multiplayer DLC Release Date

Final Fantasy 15 Reveals Multiplayer DLC Release Date

About a couple of months ago, Square Enix held the closed beta for Final Fantasy 15‘s online multiplayer expansion known as Comrades, which allowed players to customize avatars with various clothi...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2017
FF15 Director Discussing Full Switch Port with Nintendo

FF15 Director Discussing Full Switch Port with Nintendo

Over the course of the past several months, Final Fantasy 15‘s director Hajime Tabata has been hinting at a Nintendo Switch version of the popular role-playing game, but he has yet to confirm whet...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2017
Nier: Automata Sells Over 2 Million Copies Worldwide

Nier: Automata Sells Over 2 Million Copies Worldwide

The video game developer Platinum Games’ action-RPG Nier: Automata’s success continues, as the title’s sales officially hit over 2 million copies worldwide.

By Kyle Sledge on 21 September 2017
Don't Expect Final Fantasy 7 Remake News Anytime Soon

Don't Expect Final Fantasy 7 Remake News Anytime Soon

Since the project was first announced at E3 2015, Final Fantasy 7 Remake has been one of the most hotly anticipated games around. However, it seems that fans are going to have to wait a while befor...

By Brad Jones on 20 September 2017
Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 Review

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 Review

In retrospect, perhaps it isn’t much of a shock that a lot of video game enthusiasts saw pieces of themselves in Life is Strange‘s awkward yet affable Max or the angry, rebellious Chloe. The two gi...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 September 2017
Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PS4, Says New Rating

Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PS4, Says New Rating

A classic Final Fantasy game may be made available on PlayStation 4 in the very near future, according to a listing by the European ratings board PEGI. Final Fantasy 9, initially released on the or...

By Rory Young on 20 September 2017
FF14: Stormblood Blood Drive is a Huge Success

FF14: Stormblood Blood Drive is a Huge Success

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood is already a success, buoyed by positive reviews and an active, dedicated playerbase that numbers in the millions. Yet Square Enix and the American Red Cross managed to...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Although the latest iterations of Final Fantasy haven’t been very similar to where the franchise started, Square Enix is still capable of making a classic turn-based JRPG. During today’s Nintendo D...

By Denny Connolly on 18 September 2017
Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature Massive Explorable Areas

Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature Massive Explorable Areas

When Final Fantasy 15 was launched to critical and commercial success last November, one aspect that was warmly-received by critics and players was the open-world, which was one of the largest sett...

By Alexander Pan on 18 September 2017
NieR: Automata DLC Adds Square Enix CEO Boss Fight

NieR: Automata DLC Adds Square Enix CEO Boss Fight

NieR: Automata was never supposed to be this successful. Square Enix and Platinum Games’ off-beat JRPG collaboration was the follow-up to a niche hit in Nier, which was in itself an entire universe...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 September 2017
NieR: Automata Trophy Unlocks for Being Inappropriate

NieR: Automata Trophy Unlocks for Being Inappropriate

NieR: Automata has officially launched in Japan, and fans have discovered a fairly lewd trophy lurking in the game’s achievements. The trophy, called “What Are You Doing?”, apparently unlocks after...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 September 2017
NieR: Automata Designer Wants You To Slide Into His DMs

NieR: Automata Designer Wants You To Slide Into His DMs

NieR: Automata designer Taro Yoko is well aware of the sudden fixation some fans have with protagonist 2B’s posterior – apparently, it’s one he shares as well. 2016 was a year that featured a lot...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 September 2017
NieR: Automata Has Gone Gold

NieR: Automata Has Gone Gold

Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito reveals that NieR: Automata has gone gold, with the game apparently finished some time ago ahead of its official release. From the early preview videos through to...

By Rob Gordon on 17 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Switch Tease A 'Joke'

Final Fantasy 15 Switch Tease A 'Joke'

Last month, Nintendo fans looked like they were in for a treat when Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata teased that the massively-successful JRPG would be coming to the Switch. However, it appe...

By Alexander Pan on 11 September 2017
Thief (Launch Trailer)

Thief (Launch Trailer)

‘Resolution not revolution’ is fast becoming the mantra or this next generation of video game hardware. With so little to choose between either Xbox One or PlayStation 4, any and all minor discrepan...

By Samuel James Riley on 11 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Can't Run on Switch, Says Director

Final Fantasy 15 Can't Run on Switch, Says Director

The wildly successful Nintendo Switch has garnered an overwhelming amount of buzz since its March 2017 release, even snagging the attention of big-ticket game franchises looking to develop ports fo...

By AJ Caulfield on 11 September 2017
A 'Thief' Movie Is Entering Development

A 'Thief' Movie Is Entering Development

For many gamers, films based on popular video game franchises are viewed with an air of abject horror. These poor translations run the gamut from critical darlings-turned-flops to flops-turned-di...

By Ryan Blanchard on 10 September 2017
No 'Just Cause 3' Multiplayer

No 'Just Cause 3' Multiplayer

Although not surprising, the official unveiling of Just Cause 3 last week was a welcome one. Avalanche Studios had developed one of the largest and most over-the-top awesome open-world games ever...

By Rob Keyes on 07 September 2017
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Review

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Review

Final Fantasy 14 is consistent. That may be an odd way to describe an MMO given the tumultuous stigma of the genre, and doubly so considering the game’s travesty of a launch in 2010, but nothing ca...

By Rory Young on 06 September 2017
Job Posting Hints at Marvel's New Avengers Game

Job Posting Hints at Marvel's New Avengers Game

Anticipation for Marvel’s The Avengers Project can be traced back to January of this year, when the company confirmed its collaboration with Square Enix for a multi-game partnership that will start...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Modding Could Be Shut Down

Final Fantasy 15 Modding Could Be Shut Down

When Final Fantasy 15 arrives on PC next year, this version of the game will include support for mods. While this could allow players to make all sorts of weird and wonderful content for the game,...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Dev Not Worried About Nude Mods on PC

Final Fantasy 15 Dev Not Worried About Nude Mods on PC

With a PC port of Final Fantasy 15 slated for release early next year, the minds behind the title are already thinking ahead as to what players will expect out of the new version and the abilities...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director Looking Into Level Editor For PC Version

Final Fantasy 15 Director Looking Into Level Editor For PC Version

Final Fantasy 15 released for Xbox One and PS4 nearly a year ago, but the latest entry in the RPG franchise is far from finished. A steady stream of DLC has kept console gamers busy during the last...

By Denny Connolly on 02 September 2017
Murdered: Soul Suspect (101 Trailer)

Murdered: Soul Suspect (101 Trailer)

There really aren’t enough games out there that allow you to play as a ghost, let alone games that allow you to play as a ghost cop. Driver: San Francisco skirted around the fringes of the idea, whi...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 29 August 2017
Secret of Mana Remake Announced for PS4 and PC

Secret of Mana Remake Announced for PS4 and PC

Square Enix has decided to listen to the hopeful cries of aging fans everywhere, and remade the beloved action JRPG Secret of Mana. Without a doubt, it is by far the most popular entry in the Mana...

By Curt Hutson on 27 August 2017
‘Just Cause 2’ Multiplayer Mod Video Highlights Next-Gen Desires

‘Just Cause 2’ Multiplayer Mod Video Highlights Next-Gen Desires

Two years ago Avalance Studios confirmed a pair of releases for 2013. With Just Cause 2 coming out to critical acclaim and big sales numbers a year prior, it was a given that a followup was on the w...

By Rob Keyes on 26 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Coming to PC in 2018

Final Fantasy 15 Coming to PC in 2018

Rumors that Final Fantasy 15 would be released on PC have been circulating ever since the game launched on consoles late last year. The game’s publisher Square Enix teased a PC release with an Nvid...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Launch Trailer

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Launch Trailer

Deck Nine has released the launch trailer for its hotly anticipated episodic adventure Life is Strange: Before the Storm. Rather than following up on its well-loved predecessor, this three-episode...

By Brad Jones on 26 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition Announced

Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition Announced

While the core game in the Final Fantasy 15 universe stood tall as one of the best releases of 2016, the spin-offs Square Enix has produced after have struggled. Beyond the main game and its core D...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director Teases Switch Version

Final Fantasy 15 Director Teases Switch Version

The success of the Nintendo Switch console has been something of a revelation for the video game industry – not because anyone ever doubted Nintendo could create a compelling console again, but rat...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15 VR Spinoff Launches November 21

Final Fantasy 15 VR Spinoff Launches November 21

Square Enix has officially revealed when the Monster of the Deep VR experience for Final Fantasy 15 will be made available. The content is set to make its debut worldwide on November 21, almost one...

By Brad Jones on 24 August 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR. Not long from now, Rise of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Microsoft and developer Crystal Dynamics officially announce the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s forthcoming expansion materials for this month. According to Microsoft and Crystal Dynam...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Tomb Raider Reboot Originally Had a Darker Ending

Tomb Raider Reboot Originally Had a Darker Ending

Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett discusses the writing process of the Tomb Raider games, revealing that the 2013 reboot once had a darker ending. The revived Tomb R...

By Rob Gordon on 20 August 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Update 2/1: Rise of the Tomb Raider is now discounted by 10% off at Steam Store. Incredibly, GMG is matching the deal, making the game only $40.50 (total of 32% off). Remember all the confusion las...

By Dealzon on 20 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15: Prompto VR DLC Will Not Be Released

Final Fantasy 15: Prompto VR DLC Will Not Be Released

The PlayStation VR Experience at E3 2016 showed Final Fantasy 15 from a first-person perspective, in a demo starring shutterbug Prompto. The footage caught the attention of many gamers who were int...

By Curt Hutson on 16 August 2017
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Announced for PS4 and Switch

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Announced for PS4 and Switch

Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest Builders 2, revealing several new features for the game as well as confirming that it’s coming to both PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. It was an all-Dr...

By Rory Young on 09 August 2017
Dragon Quest 11 is a Massive Hit in Japan

Dragon Quest 11 is a Massive Hit in Japan

The Dragon Quest franchise has always been huge in Japan, and the recently-released Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age is no exception. After just two days on sale, the game has sold over 2...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 August 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Beta Releases

Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Beta Releases

Some Final Fantasy 15 players were surely thrown when Square Enix announced a multiplayer mode for the single-players RPG, while others have warmly embraced the idea. Either camp can potentially ch...

By Curt Hutson on 05 August 2017
Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for PS4 in North America

Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for PS4 in North America

Dragon Quest 11 represents a huge step forward for the series in terms of both gameplay and reach. Dragon Quest 11 was confirmed for a western release not too long ago, and since then, JRPG fans ha...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 August 2017
Hitman's Next Elusive Targets are Home Alone Villains

Hitman's Next Elusive Targets are Home Alone Villains

IO Interactive launches a holiday event for Hitman called Holiday Hoarders, which includes new outfits and Home Alone baddies Harry and Marv as elusive targets. This past October, the first season...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 August 2017
Hitman Developer IO Interactive Is Independent Again

Hitman Developer IO Interactive Is Independent Again

It’s been a harrowing month for Hitman developer Io-Interactive, which had been facing the possibility of being forced to close or sold off completely. Last month, Square Enix announced that it was...

By Derek Nichols on 03 August 2017
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial aspect o...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 August 2017
Hitman: The Voice Behind Agent 47 on His Iconic Role

Hitman: The Voice Behind Agent 47 on His Iconic Role

Now that the newest Hitman game has wrapped up its pre-planned episodic launch content, it’s fair to say IO Interactive and Square En...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 August 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Be Huge Focus at D23 Japan 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Be Huge Focus at D23 Japan 2018

The Disney and Square Enix mash-up sequel Kingdom Hearts 3 has begun to have a steady showing at the biennial D23 fan expos, now that...

By Curt Hutson on 26 July 2017
Final Fantasy 12: The Most Important Skill In The Game

Final Fantasy 12: The Most Important Skill In The Game

Lots of gamers are already pros at Final Fantasy 12 from playing the game back in the PS2 era, but that’s not the case for everyone....

By Denny Connolly on 26 July 2017
Why Sephiroth Might Not Be in Kingdom Hearts 3

Why Sephiroth Might Not Be in Kingdom Hearts 3

One of the most challenging and memorable bosses in the Kingdom Hearts series is Final Fantasy 7‘s Sephiroth. Sephiroth makes an appe...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Twilight Town Tutorial World Confirmed

Kingdom Hearts 3 Twilight Town Tutorial World Confirmed

Kingdom Hearts 3 will be opening in Twilight Town, according to franchise director Tetsuya Nomura. In an interview with Japanese medi...

By Rory Young on 23 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Bring Back the Gummi Ship

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Bring Back the Gummi Ship

Kingdom Hearts‘ Gummi Ships will be returning in Kingdom Hearts 3 according to series Director Tetsuya Nomura. Game Informer was able...

By Rory Young on 21 July 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Adds Magitek Exosuits for July Update

Final Fantasy 15 Adds Magitek Exosuits for July Update

Several months ago, the video game publisher and developer Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy 15 players were to receive an upda...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Feature Second Playable Character

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Feature Second Playable Character

The Kingdom Hearts series has had a number of games where players have been able to play as other characters aside from Sora, and it...

By Alexander Pan on 21 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Nomura Talks New Keyblades

Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Nomura Talks New Keyblades

Capping off a weekend of Kingdom Hearts 3 news, Director Tetsuya Nomura took the extra time to answer questions regarding keyblade tr...

By Rory Young on 19 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 'Prepared' for DLC Worlds

Kingdom Hearts 3 'Prepared' for DLC Worlds

Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Tetsuya Nomura was unwilling to commit to any post-launch DLC worlds, but admitted the development team is preparing the game for that possibility. DLC is a relatively new c...

By Rory Young on 19 July 2017
Why Kingdom Hearts 3 Has Been in Development So Long

Why Kingdom Hearts 3 Has Been in Development So Long

To say that this week’s news of a Kingdom Hearts 3 release window is a long time coming would be a massive understatement. Fans have...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 July 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 D23 Panel Will Be Streamed

Kingdom Hearts 3 D23 Panel Will Be Streamed

When Kingdom Hearts 3 was initially announced, fans of the original games were overjoyed. Since then, however, the development path o...

By Rob Gordon on 13 July 2017
Final Fantasy Livestream Puts The Spotlight On Actual Rabbits

Final Fantasy Livestream Puts The Spotlight On Actual Rabbits

Square Enix is going an unexpected direction in its promotion for Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age. The Moogle Watch livestream is ha...

By Curt Hutson on 13 July 2017
Final Fantasy 12: Compare PS2 and PS4 Versions

Final Fantasy 12: Compare PS2 and PS4 Versions

Although there’s plenty of new content to explore in Final Fantasy 14’s new expansion or Final Fantasy 15’s latest DLC, some players...

By Denny Connolly on 13 July 2017
Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age - Job Guide

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age - Job Guide

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age is an important remaster for several reasons. Final Fantasy 12 is an important history lesson in the...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 July 2017
Dragon Quest 11 Western Release Confirmed via Dutch PR

Dragon Quest 11 Western Release Confirmed via Dutch PR

Dragon Quest 11, the latest single-player release in the hugely popular JRPG franchise, is reportedly coming Westward according to a...

By Rory Young on 09 July 2017
FF15 Episode Prompto Guide: How to Beat the Final Boss

FF15 Episode Prompto Guide: How to Beat the Final Boss

Final Fantasy 15‘s Episode Prompto DLC is a succinct example of everything that the game has encompassed so far – a dizzying blend of...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 July 2017
Life is Strange: Episode 1 Review

Life is Strange: Episode 1 Review

As Max, you can rewind time to shape the lives of your fellow students at Blackwell Academy. If you mixed Telltale mechanics with the storytelling of Gone Home, you might end up with something like...

By Melissa Loomis on 26 June 2017
Life is Strange Prequel Leaks with First Images

Life is Strange Prequel Leaks with First Images

Life is Strange proved to be one of the standout video games of 2015, in spite of its lower status on release in comparison to a numb...

By Rob Gordon on 26 June 2017
E3 2015 Square Enix Press Conference

E3 2015 Square Enix Press Conference

In comparison to developers like Bethesda who’ve chosen to hold their E3 briefings before E3 actually starts, some developers stay true to the original E3 3-day schedule. While it’s good to have the...

By Sarah Fields on 26 June 2017
FF15 Has Big Announcements Coming at Gamescom 2017

FF15 Has Big Announcements Coming at Gamescom 2017

Now that the hype and expectation surrounding Final Fantasy 15 has quieted, it’s a lot easier to provide the game with a suitable ret...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 June 2017
Emotional Final Fantasy 14 Trailer Targets Our Youth

Emotional Final Fantasy 14 Trailer Targets Our Youth

With the launch of Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood, Square Enix releases an emotional trailer that celebrates memories and friendship. In the new Final Fantasy 14 trailer, dubbed Memories, viewers go on...

By Curt Hutson on 25 June 2017
FF14: Stormblood's Early Access Weekend Was Rough

FF14: Stormblood's Early Access Weekend Was Rough

If there’s one MMORPG tradition that fans of the genre hate more than any other, it’s the inescapable server disasters that occur dur...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 June 2017
KH3's Director to Help Design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

KH3's Director to Help Design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

One of the more low-key announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 presence was the release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which was r...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 June 2017
FF15 Episode Prompto DLC Adds 3rd Person Shooter Combat

FF15 Episode Prompto DLC Adds 3rd Person Shooter Combat

During last week’s E3 2017 celebration festivities, Square Enix decided to reveal the release date for the upcoming expansion content...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 June 2017
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Revealed By Square Enix

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Revealed By Square Enix

With the Electronics Entertainment Expo now just days away, leaks are a common issue many developers and publishers have to deal with...

By Derek Nichols on 20 June 2017
Hitman Episode 1: Paris Review

Hitman Episode 1: Paris Review

Square Enix and IO Interactive’s new take on Hitman successfully blends the qualities that made the game famous with some modern innovations and remarkable detail. It’s been a while since gamers hav...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2017
Why Volition Didn't Make a New Saints Row

Why Volition Didn't Make a New Saints Row

Although Saints Row the franchise lasted for four entries (and one spin-off), it felt like the series really only came into its own w...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 June 2017
Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood Expansion Top PC Deals

Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood Expansion Top PC Deals

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood expansion will release next week, on Tuesday June 2oth. Unlike its fellow MMO expansion Th...

By Dealzon on 20 June 2017
Final Fantasy 15: Episode Prompto Will Be 2 Hours Long

Final Fantasy 15: Episode Prompto Will Be 2 Hours Long

Square Enix’s day two stream at E3 2017 might have featured even more content than its first iteration, with a number of exciting gam...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Crystal Dynamics reveals that the Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch story DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider will be available next wee...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 June 2017
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Launch Trailer Released

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Launch Trailer Released

The battle for Eorzea continues, and things aren’t looking too promising. The latest trailer for Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood takes p...

By Curt Hutson on 19 June 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Releases Epic New Gameplay Trailer

Kingdom Hearts 3 Releases Epic New Gameplay Trailer

After promising to show off some new footage of Kingdom Hearts 3 at some point in 2017, Square Enix has made good on its word by rele...

By Alexander Pan on 19 June 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Monster of the Deep DLC Announced

Final Fantasy 15 Monster of the Deep DLC Announced

Having sold over one million units, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset has been a rip-roaring success and so it only made sense for it to...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 June 2017
Deus Ex: The Fall (Launch Trailer)

Deus Ex: The Fall (Launch Trailer)

Are you ready for another Deus Ex game? Do you own an iOS device? If the answer to both of these questions is “yes,” then you’re in luck. The first installment of episodic tie-in game Deus Ex: The F...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 17 June 2017
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for...

By Jeff Schille on 17 June 2017
Final Fantasy 15’s Aranea Gets Play Arts Kai Figure

Final Fantasy 15’s Aranea Gets Play Arts Kai Figure

Just recently, the video game publisher and developer Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy 15‘s dragoon Aranea Highwind is set to...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 June 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Episode Prompto Release Date Confirmed

Final Fantasy 15 Episode Prompto Release Date Confirmed

Today, the video game publisher and developer Square Enix confirmed the release date of Final Fantasy 15‘s Episode Prompto DLC for la...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2017
Final Fantasy 7 and Kingdom Hearts 3 Are a Ways Off

Final Fantasy 7 and Kingdom Hearts 3 Are a Ways Off

Square Enix has published a financial report detailing the company’s recent performance, and its expectations for the immediate futur...

By Brad Jones on 15 June 2017
Hitman's Physical Release Date Gets Delayed

Hitman's Physical Release Date Gets Delayed

Publisher Square Enix officially announces that the physical release date for the episodic stealth-action video game, Hitman, is dela...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2017
Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Releases Story Trailer

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Releases Story Trailer

It’s only fitting that a forthcoming remaster would receive an equally slick story trailer. Today, Square Enix unleashed upon a legio...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 June 2017
Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Tour Hits US Later this Month

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Tour Hits US Later this Month

Over the past few months, the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour has been taking fans across Europe and Asia on a musical retrospect...

By Brad Jones on 05 June 2017
Square Enix Reveals New JRPG Lost Sphear with Trailer

Square Enix Reveals New JRPG Lost Sphear with Trailer

When Square Enix first announced the existence of Tokyo RPG Factory, a development studio owned by the company that was put together...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 June 2017
Major Development Changes for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Major Development Changes for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

It seems that the development process for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is about to undergo some major changes. During a Mobius Final Fa...

By Brad Jones on 01 June 2017
Hitman Beta Announcement, Launch Trailer

Hitman Beta Announcement, Launch Trailer

Square Enix is announcing a beta for Hitman, as well as a beta launch trailer. The beta includes two training hits as part of “The Pr...

By Rory Young on 01 June 2017
FF Creator on Switch: 'Cool Games is What Matters'

FF Creator on Switch: 'Cool Games is What Matters'

Development studio Mistwalker released a new Q & A video this week with Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi responding to qu...

By Jason Gallagher on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood PC Requirements

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood PC Requirements

During this month’s Final Fantasy 14 Live Producer’s Letter, Naoki Yoshida revealed the PC specifications for the upcoming Stormblood...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director Talks Using Leaks Postively

Final Fantasy 15 Director Talks Using Leaks Postively

As if the development cycle of Final Fantasy 15 was not difficult enough, the team at Square Enix had to contend with copies of the g...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Tomb Raider Movie Offers First Look at New Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Movie Offers First Look at New Lara Croft

While video game movie adaptations have often ended in disaster or disappointment, gamers are excited for the upcoming Tomb Raider mo...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 is Getting a Cup Noodle Helmet

Final Fantasy 15 is Getting a Cup Noodle Helmet

Square Enix announces a brand new piece of gear set to be added to Final Fantasy 15 in relation to a promotional partnership with con...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Music Trailers

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Music Trailers

With plenty of fans eagerly anticipating the release date of Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age for PlayStation 4, Square Enix has deci...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Asking Fans' Input on New Story DLC

Final Fantasy 15 Asking Fans' Input on New Story DLC

In the latest update for Final Fantasy 15, the developers at Square Enix included a brand new survey feature to the game that asks fo...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 12's New Trailer Explains Gambit System

Final Fantasy 12's New Trailer Explains Gambit System

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age that focuses on the game’s unique combat mechanics called the Gambit System. When it originally released in 2016, Final Fan...

By Curt Hutson on 31 May 2017
Changes Coming to Final Fantasy XV's Chapter 13 on March 28

Changes Coming to Final Fantasy XV's Chapter 13 on March 28

Square Enix confirms that the previously announced tweaks to a particularly divisive chapter of Final Fantasy 15 will be distributed...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director Talks Story DLC

Final Fantasy 15 Director Talks Story DLC

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata discusses the development team’s approach to Chapter 13 and why he thinks expanding single p...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15: A King's Tale Is Available Today

Final Fantasy 15: A King's Tale Is Available Today

Today, Square Enix has made the 2D side-scroller known as A King’s Tale – a previous exclusive to those who pre-ordered Final Fantasy...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 14 TV Series Coming to Netflix

Final Fantasy 14 TV Series Coming to Netflix

The popular RPG franchise Final Fantasy has made waves in pop culture since what feels like the debut of its very first installment....

By AJ Caulfield on 31 May 2017
Cloud Voice Actor Returning for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Cloud Voice Actor Returning for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Following the Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal during Sony’s E3 2015 press conference, which sent the crowd into a frenzy, fans have bee...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
Kingdom Hearts 2 Figures Coming This Fall

Kingdom Hearts 2 Figures Coming This Fall

Despite the dearth of information related to the forthcoming sequel in Disney and Square Enix‘s role-playing game franchise, the coll...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Chapter 13 Update is Live

Final Fantasy 15 Chapter 13 Update is Live

After confirming that an update to Final Fantasy 15‘s controversial Chapter 13 would be arriving on March 28, it appears that Square...

By Alexander Pan on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Update Takes A Jab At 'Alternative Facts'

Final Fantasy 15 Update Takes A Jab At 'Alternative Facts'

Final Fantasy 15 is, without a doubt, a deeply flawed masterpiece – the kind of game that critics rave about one second while lamenti...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Gladiolus Guide: How to Beat Gilgamesh

Final Fantasy 15 Gladiolus Guide: How to Beat Gilgamesh

Final Fantasy 15, despite all of its innovations, is still a game that is very much aware of its roots. Square Enix’s ground-breaking...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director is in Favor of a PC Port

Final Fantasy 15 Director is in Favor of a PC Port

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata states a desire to see the game released on PC, hinting that he would like to pursue mod sup...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Post Message for New Hires

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Post Message for New Hires

Square Enix is hard at work on the much anticipated remake of Final Fantasy 7 that was announced at E3 2015, but it seems that there’...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Kingdom Hearts' Character Relationship Chart

Kingdom Hearts' Character Relationship Chart

With two main games (and a third one coming) and a number of well-received side-adventures to boot, the Kingdom Hearts series has cul...

By Alexander Pan on 31 May 2017
Nvidia Volta Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy Demo

Nvidia Volta Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy Demo

Nvidia showed off a Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy 15 character rendered in real-time on its upcoming Nvidia Volta GPU technology during...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Patch Makes Hour-Long Boss Fight Easy

Final Fantasy 15 Patch Makes Hour-Long Boss Fight Easy

It’s been less than a day since Final Fantasy 15‘s Chapter 13 update patch went live, but it looks like players have already found so...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts Creator Reimagines The Joker

Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts Creator Reimagines The Joker

When dealing with a character as iconic as DC Comics’ The Joker, creators need to be pretty careful about taking creative liberties....

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
Life is Strange Is Greenlit as Live Action Series

Life is Strange Is Greenlit as Live Action Series

After winning plenty of awards in 2015, the episodic adventure game Life is Strange is now set to become a live action series with Le...

By Denny Connolly on 30 May 2017
FF8 Remake a Possibility, Says Square Director

FF8 Remake a Possibility, Says Square Director

In recent years, Square Enix has taken to giving passionate Final Fantasy fans exactly what they have been clamoring for on message b...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 May 2017
Nier: Automata Continues To Sell Well

Nier: Automata Continues To Sell Well

Square Enix announces another Nier: Automata sales milestone as the title surpasses 1.5 million combined units sold; which includes both physical and digital sales.

By Curt Hutson on 19 May 2017
Square Enix Wants to Sell Hitman Dev; Series in Danger

Square Enix Wants to Sell Hitman Dev; Series in Danger

In a report to investors, Square Enix confirms it is looking to sell Hitman developer IO Interactive, putting the current game and future of the franchise in doubt.

By Derek Nichols on 19 May 2017
Rumor: Hitman Series to Continue as Dev Retains Rights

Rumor: Hitman Series to Continue as Dev Retains Rights

The Hitman series may continue despite Square Enix’s decision to sell IO Interactive, as the developer reportedly retains the rights to the franchise.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 May 2017
New Hitman Content Confirmed, Despite Sale of IO

New Hitman Content Confirmed, Despite Sale of IO

Despite publisher Square Enix’s decision to sell developer IO Interactive, new content for the stealth-action game Hitman is on the way for June 2017.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 May 2017
Thief (Customization)

Thief (Customization)

Eidos Montreal is under no small amount of pressure this year, as the studio gets ready to release the first Thief game in almost a decade. The classic stealth series, originally created by Looking...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 13 May 2017
Hitman is Now Episodic

Hitman is Now Episodic

After a release push-back and a mysterious pre-order cancelation, developer IO Interactive announces that Hitman will no longer be a...

By Evan Hopkins on 11 May 2017
Hitman Releases World of Assassination Trailer

Hitman Releases World of Assassination Trailer

Sony and IO Interactive release a new trailer for the first season Hitman that displays the potential for a sleek and highly stylized...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 May 2017
Square Enix Is Having A Spring Clearance Sale

Square Enix Is Having A Spring Clearance Sale

Square Enix’s games library is one of the deepest in the industry, and 2016 saw the addition of several more classics to the develope...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 May 2017
New Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD Remix Video Looks Great

New Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD Remix Video Looks Great

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD ReMIX is due out in under a month, and anticipation is rising for the collection of games that the co...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 April 2017
Uncharted 4 Nathan Drake Statue Open for Pre-Orders

Uncharted 4 Nathan Drake Statue Open for Pre-Orders

As if it needed to be said, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has not only been one of the most well-received recent releases–it won Game of...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 April 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX Review

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX Review

There are a lot of ways veterans of the Kingdom Hearts games describe the series, and with good reason. Kingdom Hearts, as a whole, i...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 April 2017
Final Fantasy 15's Episode Prompto Teaser Trailer

Final Fantasy 15's Episode Prompto Teaser Trailer

Now that Final Fantasy 15‘s Episode Gladiolus has officially released today, it seems as if Square Enix is ready to promote the role-...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 April 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Two long-time employees of Square Enix have taken to Twitter to announce that the they have both respectively left the company to pur...

By John Jacques on 03 April 2017
The Amazing 10 Worst Wii Games Ever

The Amazing 10 Worst Wii Games Ever

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. You’re seeing a chicken, a hamster with maracas, and a uniformed something all at once – this isn’t a creepy porn site. No, today I’m listing off what I think are...

By John Jacques on 02 April 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX's New Trailer

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX's New Trailer

With just several days to go until its official release in North America, Disney and Square Enix have teamed up to promote the forthc...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 March 2017
Hitman Pre-Orders Cancelled on PSN

Hitman Pre-Orders Cancelled on PSN

PlayStation Network cancels all Hitman preorders, claiming Square Enix made the call to make needed fixes to the game, and new preord...

By Boston Blake on 23 March 2017
NieR: Automata Review

NieR: Automata Review

Square Enix and Platinum Games team up to provide one of the best RPG experiences available today, as NieR: Automata carves out a place for itself amongst genre giants.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 March 2017
Giant Square Enix PC Sale

Giant Square Enix PC Sale

This big Square Enix PC sale will let you pick up Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration for only $20, plus other popular titles from the Deus Ex and Just Cause series.

By Dealzon on 18 March 2017
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD Remasters Have Major Problems

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD Remasters Have Major Problems

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD ReMIX might not be a brand new title, but its release is heavily anticipated by fans of Disney and Sq...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2017
Final Fantasy 15: Episode Gladio Gameplay Video

Final Fantasy 15: Episode Gladio Gameplay Video

During its PAX East 2017 panel, Square Enix revealed a brand new gameplay video for Final Fantasy 15‘s upcoming DLC pack, Episode Gla...

By Alexander Pan on 11 March 2017
Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Adding Multiplayer Mode

Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Adding Multiplayer Mode

Square Enix announced during PAX East 2017 that Kingdom Hearts: Unchained X will be receiving a major update next month that will bri...

By Boston Blake on 11 March 2017
FF 12 The Zodiac Age Limited Edition Spotted on Amazon

FF 12 The Zodiac Age Limited Edition Spotted on Amazon

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age is coming to PlayStation 4 this July and now Square Enix has officially unveiled two special edition...

By Jason Gallagher on 11 March 2017
FF 12 The Zodiac Age Special Editions Announced

FF 12 The Zodiac Age Special Editions Announced

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age is coming to PlayStation 4 this July and now Square Enix has officially unveiled two special edition...

By Jason Gallagher on 11 March 2017
Will FF7 Remake's Combat be Heavily Influenced by FF15?

Will FF7 Remake's Combat be Heavily Influenced by FF15?

While other strong RPG titles like Horizon: Zero Dawn and NieR: Automata have shifted the spotlight away from the Final Fantasy serie...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 March 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Keyblades Transformations

Kingdom Hearts 3 Keyblades Transformations

Kingdom Hearts 3 is looking to change things up a bit by offering players two transformation options for each of its keyblades. Kingd...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 March 2017
Sleeping Dogs Movie in the Works with Rogue One Actor

Sleeping Dogs Movie in the Works with Rogue One Actor

Sleeping Dogs, Square Enix’s Hong Kong open world action title, is reportedly in production to be made into a film starring Donnie Ye...

By Rory Young on 04 March 2017
Final Fantasy 15: No Plans for Switch Version

Final Fantasy 15: No Plans for Switch Version

Following his recent admission that Final Fantasy 15 is unlikely to make it to the Nintendo Switch, the game’s director, Hajime Tabata, has once again reiterated his stance on the issue. In a new int...

By Alexander Pan on 25 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15: Details and Pricing on Gladiolus DLC

Final Fantasy 15: Details and Pricing on Gladiolus DLC

Final Fantasy 15‘s Episode Gladiolus DLC is coming soon, and Square Enix unveiled a few more details about the expansion to Final Fantasy 15‘s main story earlier today. While fans already k...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 February 2017
Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Confirmed for PC

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Confirmed for PC

The Square Enix/Omega Force collaboration Dragon Quest Heroes 2 gets an official release date for the PC as well as a new overview trailer that teases the game’s adventures. Though the high...

By AJ Caulfield on 23 February 2017
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Coming to PS4 in HD

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Coming to PS4 in HD

Square Enix announces that an HD version of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, called Ultimate Hits HD Star Ocean: Till the End of Time – Director’s Cut, is coming to PS4. While the franchis...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 February 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits Voice Acting Milestone

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits Voice Acting Milestone

Final Fantasy 7 Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase discusses the progress of Square’s most anticipated remake ever, saying the main story voice recording is almost done. It feels as though F...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 February 2017
Square Enix Announces New Role-Playing IP

Square Enix Announces New Role-Playing IP

Square Enix has unveiled plans for a new IP, codenamed Project Prelude Rune, which will be developed by the equally new Studio Istolia and headed by former Tales producer Hideo Baba. Accord...

By Curt Hutson on 21 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Pro Patch Is Taking Some Heat

Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Pro Patch Is Taking Some Heat

After Square Enix releases a PlayStation 4 Pro patch to upscale the visuals for its role-playing game, Final Fantasy 15, the update receives criticism for some problems. Just yesterday, Squ...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 2D Side-Scroller Available Next Week

Final Fantasy 15 2D Side-Scroller Available Next Week

Square Enix announces that A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy 15, a 2D side-scroller exclusive to GameStop pre-orders, will be available for free to all players next week. Released last November...

By Alexander Pan on 21 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Patch Adds 60FPS on PS4 Pro

Final Fantasy 15 Patch Adds 60FPS on PS4 Pro

The latest update for the most recent entry in Square Enix’s long-running role-playing game franchise, Final Fantasy 15, improves the frame rate on PlayStation 4 Pro to 60 FPS. While one of...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Screenshot Shows Heartless in Thebes

Kingdom Hearts 3 Screenshot Shows Heartless in Thebes

Square Enix debuts an all new Kingdom Hearts 3 screenshot at the MAGIC 2017 event in Monaco, France, showing off a giant Heartless in Hercules’ Thebes. It’s been quite a while since the las...

By Rory Young on 20 February 2017
Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix producer Naoki Yoshida discusses the possibility of the popular MMORPG Final Fantasy 14 coming to Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console. Ever since the console’s reveal, N...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 February 2017
NieR: Automata Gets New Trailer Focused on Androids

NieR: Automata Gets New Trailer Focused on Androids

Square Enix and Platinum Games release a new trailer for NieR: Automata that has a bit of a Westworld vibe, with the game’s androids expressing human-like emotions.

By Jason Gallagher on 19 February 2017
NieR: Automata PC Release Announced for Later This Month

NieR: Automata PC Release Announced for Later This Month

Platinum Games announces that NieR: Automata will come to PC on March 17, just one week behind the PS4 release of the new fast-paced, open-world game.

By F. O'Sullivan on 19 February 2017
NieR: Automata Lets Players Buy PlayStation Trophies

NieR: Automata Lets Players Buy PlayStation Trophies

New screenshots of Nier: Automata reveal that the game has a secret shop that players can use to purchase system level PlayStation trophies rather than unlocking them.

By Derek Nichols on 19 February 2017
NieR: Automata - Beginner Tips and Tricks

NieR: Automata - Beginner Tips and Tricks

NieR: Automata is a complete revitalization of a niche cult classic, and it doesn’t pull any punches. Here’s a helpful guide to survive the hordes of machines early on.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 February 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Screenshots Show off Boss Battle

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Screenshots Show off Boss Battle

Square Enix releases two brand new screenshots detailing Cloud Strife in the presumed opening level of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, where he and Barrett take on the game’s first boss. The lo...

By John Jacques on 18 February 2017
Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood Trailer Highlights Samurai

Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood Trailer Highlights Samurai

Square Enix releases new information about Final Fantasy XIV‘s upcoming expansion Stormblood, including a new trailer that focuses on the Samurai class. Final Fantasy 14 Fan Fest 2017 is ha...

By Jason Gallagher on 18 February 2017
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD Limited Edition Revealed

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD Limited Edition Revealed

Square Enix unveils a limited edition Kingdom Hearts 1.5 and 2.5 HD ReMIX Collection, which will be available exclusively from the Square Enix Online Store next month. With the third instal...

By Alexander Pan on 10 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Mode Character Creation

Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Mode Character Creation

Developer Square Enix shows off a few of the character customization screen options for Final Fantasy 15‘s upcoming 4-player co-op multiplayer mode DLC. Although Square Enix hasn’t spoken m...

By Anthony Taormina on 09 February 2017
FF 7 Cloud and Sephiroth Added to Mobius Final Fantasy

FF 7 Cloud and Sephiroth Added to Mobius Final Fantasy

Square Enix releases the second Mobius Final Fantasy trailer for its Final Fantasy 7 crossover event, which is set to go live on the mobile game starting Tuesday, February 7th. As the hero...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 February 2017
GR Pick: Massive Final Fantasy 7 Snow Sculpture

GR Pick: Massive Final Fantasy 7 Snow Sculpture

The Sapporo Snow Festival features two gigantic snow sculptures of Cloud Strife and Sephiroth from Final Fantasy 7, courtesy of the Japanese military and show organizers. The Sapporo Snow F...

By John Jacques on 06 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

According to the game’s director, Final Fantasy 15 managed to break even with its development costs on launch day, which equals around five million copies sold. There has been some debate a...

By Curt Hutson on 05 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Has No Plans for a Switch Port

Final Fantasy 15 Has No Plans for a Switch Port

Video game publisher and developer Square Enix currently holds no plans when it comes to creating a port of its latest role-playing game, Final Fantasy 15, for the Nintendo Switch. At this...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15: Power Ranger Likeness Delays DLC

Final Fantasy 15: Power Ranger Likeness Delays DLC

Final Fantasy 15‘s Magitek Exosuit DLC is put on hold, due to similarities between the admittedly rather colorful suits and the iconic Power Ranger armor. If you’re a fan of Square Enix’s...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 03 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Voice Actors Sing 'Stand By Me'

Final Fantasy 15 Voice Actors Sing 'Stand By Me'

In a Twitch stream last night, a few Final Fantasy 15 voice actors got together for playthrough, a question-and-answer session, and to sing the game’s theme tune, “Stand By Me.” Square Enix...

By AJ Caulfield on 03 February 2017
Kingdom Hearts Unveils New Funko Pop Figures

Kingdom Hearts Unveils New Funko Pop Figures

Disney and Square Enix partner with the pop culture toy manufacturer Funko Pop to distribute figures from the Kingdom Hearts role-playing game franchise. Although Square Enix has promised f...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 February 2017
Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Release Date Confirmed

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Release Date Confirmed

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age receives a PS4 release date and will bring the PS2 RGP into the current console gen with an HD remaster in July 2017. As the 30 anniversary of the Final Fa...

By Denny Connolly on 02 February 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Screen Pays Homage to Final Fantasy 7

Kingdom Hearts 3 Screen Pays Homage to Final Fantasy 7

Square Enix releases a new image for Kingdom Hearts 3 that pays homage to an iconic shot from Final Fantasy 7, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. After Square Enix release...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 February 2017
Square Enix Unveils New Final Fantasy 7 Remake Visual

Square Enix Unveils New Final Fantasy 7 Remake Visual

Fans expected Final Fantasy 7 Remake to feature heavily in Square Enix’s 30th anniversary celebrations for Final Fantasy, but on opening day it’s just a key visual to start. The Final Fanta...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 January 2017
Square Enix Reveals Release Dates For Upcoming FF15 DLC

Square Enix Reveals Release Dates For Upcoming FF15 DLC

Square Enix is celebrating the Final Fantasy franchise’s 30th anniversary and, as a part of the festivities, the company has announced release dates for upcoming Final Fantasy 15 DLC. This...

By Curt Hutson on 31 January 2017
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Square Enix and Nintendo team up to release Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King outside of Japan, providing gamers with a wonderful JRPG to take with them on the go. As one of the mo...

By Riley Little on 30 January 2017
Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobile game Mobius Final Fantasy will be playable on PC via Steam on February 6 with a special crossover event with Final Fantasy VII Remake starting one day later. Mobius Final Fantasy rel...

By Jason Gallagher on 30 January 2017
Square Enix Avengers Games Will Have an Original Story

Square Enix Avengers Games Will Have an Original Story

Square Enix reveals that its Avengers video game series, The Avengers Project, will feature a ‘completely original story’ and a ‘universe gamers could play in for years to come.’ Earlier th...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 January 2017
Avengers Project: 5 Characters Who Might Lead The Team

Avengers Project: 5 Characters Who Might Lead The Team

Square Enix isn’t releasing many details about the Avengers Project yet, but we have some theories about which heroes will show up to help reassemble Earth’s mightiest. Last week’s Avengers...

By Denny Connolly on 28 January 2017
Square Enix and Marvel Team Up for Avengers Project

Square Enix and Marvel Team Up for Avengers Project

Square Enix and Marvel Entertainment announce that the two giants will be partnering up on a multi-game, multi-year endeavor called the Avengers Project. Square Enix didn’t become one of th...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 January 2017
Square Enix Announces Lord of Vermilion IV

Square Enix Announces Lord of Vermilion IV

After teasing an announcement yesterday, Square Enix reveals that a new installment of its arcade-based collectable card game Lord of Vermilion is in development. Yesterday, Square Enix pos...

By Brad Jones on 26 January 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Review

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Review

Square Enix’s latest take on the Kingdom Hearts series offers little in the way of new content, but it’s an enjoyable return that’s more fun than frustrating. The Kingdom Hearts franchise i...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 January 2017
Square Enix Promises Exciting Announcement Tomorrow

Square Enix Promises Exciting Announcement Tomorrow

Square Enix reveals on Twitter that it’s planning an exciting announcement tomorrow, but didn’t provide any hints as to what the announcement will include. The last couple years have been v...

By Boston Blake on 26 January 2017
Japanese Fan Poll Reveals Favorite Final Fantasy Heroines

Japanese Fan Poll Reveals Favorite Final Fantasy Heroines

A fan poll, conducted using answers from Japanese students, reveals the Top 5 heroines in the history of Final Fantasy, with the top spot hotly contested. Final Fantasy has been around long...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 January 2017
KH3, FF7 Remake Will Be Shown Later This Year

KH3, FF7 Remake Will Be Shown Later This Year

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake director Tetsuya Nomura provides an update on both games’ development, stating that their progress will be shown later this year. Director Tetsu...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 January 2017
How Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Ties into Kingdom Hearts 3

How Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Ties into Kingdom Hearts 3

Kingdom Hearts 2.8 is a glimpse at the future of the series. Here’s how Square Enix’s newest title previews both the story and the gameplay in Kingdom Hearts 3. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Guide: Complete All Objectives

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Guide: Complete All Objectives

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue presents gamers with some unique challenges for Aqua that unlock new wardrobe features – here’s how to complete all 51 of them. Kingdom Hearts...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15's Moogle Chocobo Carnival Launch Date

Final Fantasy 15's Moogle Chocobo Carnival Launch Date

Square Enix drops a new teaser video for Final Fantasy 15‘s first major post-game DLC pack – the Moogle Chocobo Carnival – which will be available to all players on January 23. Despite some...

By Alexander Pan on 23 January 2017
New Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Gameplay Footage

New Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age Gameplay Footage

Square Enix unveils new footage of Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age, its upcoming remaster of the PS2 classic that features some significant upgrades. Final Fantasy 12 might not be in many...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Gets RPG From Bravely Default Team

Nintendo Switch Gets RPG From Bravely Default Team

The team behind Bravely Default and its sequel confirm that they are working on a brand new RPG for the Nintendo Switch, which is codenamed Project Octopath Traveler. While launch window ti...

By Brad Jones on 22 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Update Lets You Take Your Own Photos

Final Fantasy 15 Update Lets You Take Your Own Photos

Square Enix reveals fresh details about a forthcoming update for its RPG Final Fantasy 15, which adds a feature letting players take their own photos in the game. While it was recently reve...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 January 2017
Unannounced Final Fantasy 15 Expansion in Development

Unannounced Final Fantasy 15 Expansion in Development

Hajime Tabata, director of Final Fantasy 15, is revealing that an unannounced expansion is currently in development at Square Enix in a surprisingly interview. Final Fantasy 15 has already...

By Rory Young on 11 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Has Moved 6 Million Copies

Final Fantasy 15 Has Moved 6 Million Copies

Publisher and developer Square Enix officially confirms that its role-playing game Final Fantasy 15 ships a total of 6 million copies since its launch in November 2016. After years of antic...

By Brad Jones on 10 January 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Could Have Had More Character Deaths

Final Fantasy 7 Could Have Had More Character Deaths

Final Fantasy 7 director Yoshinori Kitase and visual director Tetsuya Nomura reveal that the game originally had many more playable character deaths planned. One of the most famous scenes...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Fans Attempt to Remake Tomb Raider 4 in HD

Fans Attempt to Remake Tomb Raider 4 in HD

Fans of Core Design’s 1999 title Tomb Raider 4: The Last Revelation are attempting to remake the game in high definition, and have already made impressive progress. It has been just over 17...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15: All Easter Egg & Reference

Final Fantasy 15: All Easter Egg & Reference

Final Fantasy 15 is full of of easter eggs, allusions, and nods to the other installments in the 30 year old franchise. This list calls out almost every wink to a previous game. Final Fant...

By Denny Connolly on 09 January 2017
FF14 Patch 3.5: The Far Edge of Fate Gets Epic Trailer

FF14 Patch 3.5: The Far Edge of Fate Gets Epic Trailer

Square Enix releases a nearly ten-minute long trailer detailing what fans can expect from Final Fantasy 14‘s Patch 3.5: The Far Edge of Fate, including a new main scenario. The MMORPG genre...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 January 2017
Square Enix Europe's Twitter Account Hacked

Square Enix Europe's Twitter Account Hacked

Developer and publisher Square Enix Europe was at the hands of a group called “cyberwolfgang,” when their Twitter account was hacked earlier this morning. Concerns and questions alike were...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Glitch Unlocks Niflheim Empire

Final Fantasy 15 Glitch Unlocks Niflheim Empire

Thanks to a new glitch discovered by a YouTuber, it is now possible for players to explore the open world in the linear second half of Final Fantasy 15. From completing Final Fantasy 15 at...

By Alexander Pan on 05 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Beaten at Level 1 Without Using Items

Final Fantasy 15 Beaten at Level 1 Without Using Items

One truly determined player of developer Square Enix’s latest release, Final Fantasy 15, beats the role-playing game while at Level 1 without using any items. It’s no secret at this point t...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Kingsglaive Bonus Shows Ultros Fight

Final Fantasy 15 Kingsglaive Bonus Shows Ultros Fight

Square Enix releases a bonus scene from Final Fantasy 15 Kingsglaive that features every fan’s favorite octopus getting himself into trouble once again. Square Enix pulled out all the stops...

By Jason Gallagher on 03 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Director Promises DLC and Updates

Final Fantasy 15 Director Promises DLC and Updates

Square Enix and Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata wish players a happy new year with a promise to give back for helping make the long awaited sequel a success. After around 10 years o...

By Curt Hutson on 02 January 2017
Ariana Grande Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Ariana Grande Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Pop music sensation Ariana Grande takes to Instagram to reveal her character DW that will be added to the mobile game Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius in a future update. Nickelodeon star turned...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 2017
Final Fantasy 15's Prompto Sends Special Message to Fan

Final Fantasy 15's Prompto Sends Special Message to Fan

Robbie Daymond, the voice actor for Final Fantasy 15‘s Prompto, makes a little girl’s Christmas extra special by recording a personalized, in-character holiday greeting for her. Many around...

By Alexander Pan on 26 December 2016
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

The annual Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Tokyo, Japan is dropping huge Stormblood announcements including the expansion’s launch date and the new Red Mage class. While everyone’s busy with...

By Rory Young on 24 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: Prompto Getting His Own Panel at GDC

Final Fantasy 15: Prompto Getting His Own Panel at GDC

Final Fantasy 15 gets a special panel at the 2017 Game Developers Conference that will focus on the auto-snapshot feature, Prompto, and how to create ’emotional AI.’ Love him or hate him,...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 December 2016
NieR: Automata Demo Available Now on PS4

NieR: Automata Demo Available Now on PS4

Platinum Games releases the NieR: Automata demo in the PlayStation Store today, and the brief sample of what the game has in store is being met with very positive feedback. This year’s Squa...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Best Holiday Pack Items

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Best Holiday Pack Items

Square Enix has gone festive with Final Fantasy 15 in time for the holidays, but not all items in the two Holiday Packs are equal – here are the ones you should care about. Final Fantasy 15...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: Titan Brawls with Adamantoise

Final Fantasy 15: Titan Brawls with Adamantoise

A Final Fantasy 15 video surfaces online depicting the role-playing game’s Astral summon, Titan, fighting one of the title’s most difficult enemies, the Adamantoise. As many Final Fantasy 1...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 December 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Opening Cinematic and Gameplay Revealed

Dragon Quest 11 Opening Cinematic and Gameplay Revealed

Square Enix debuts Dragon Quest XI‘s opening cinematic, as well as gameplay from both the PS4 and 3DS versions of the game, at the Jump Festa 2017 convention. Jump Festa is one of Japan’s m...

By Rory Young on 20 December 2016
Pokemon, Final Fantasy 15 Best Selling Holiday Games

Pokemon, Final Fantasy 15 Best Selling Holiday Games

Holiday sales numbers for popular online retailer Amazon are in, and both Pokemon Sun & Moon as well as Final Fantasy 15 led the pack for video game sales. While much of the attention w...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 December 2016
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony

Square Enix announces the Opening Ceremony for its Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary festivities, which could include news about the Final Fantasy 7 Remake and more. Although some might have c...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Add Aranea To Your Party

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Add Aranea To Your Party

Final Fantasy 15 players are able to permanently add Aranea to the party and this guide explains how to get her to join the team. Be warned, there are some downsides… Final Fantasy 15 is a...

By Denny Connolly on 18 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Player Beats Secret Dungeon in 6 Minutes

Final Fantasy 15 Player Beats Secret Dungeon in 6 Minutes

One Final Fantasy 15 player finds a few tricks and skips that will turn the very long Pitioss Ruins secret dungeon into a 6-minute breeze to the black hood. While most of Final Fantasy 15 m...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 ‘Holiday Pack’ DLC Detailed

Final Fantasy 15 ‘Holiday Pack’ DLC Detailed

Final Fantasy 15‘s first DLC pack is titled the ‘Holiday Pack’ and will be available to all players with the exception of season pass holders, who will receive a premium version. Now that...

By Alexander Pan on 16 December 2016
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Hints

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Hints

In an interview with Famitsu, Final Fantasy brand manager Shinji Hashimoto discusses the series’ upcoming 30th anniversary and teases more projects to be announced soon. DualShockers report...

By Curt Hutson on 15 December 2016
FF 15 Player Reaches Level Cap Without Repairing Car

FF 15 Player Reaches Level Cap Without Repairing Car

Reddit user Soushin grinds for 61 hours at the beginning of Final Fantasy 15, hitting the game’s level 99 level cap before even repairing the car in the second quest. Final Fantasy XV is fu...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2016
Opinion: Final Fantasy 15 is Unfinished

Opinion: Final Fantasy 15 is Unfinished

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 15 is an unbridled success and a game of the year candidate, but one writer can’t help but wonder how much more of it there should have been. Final Fantasy 15 so...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 December 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Cloud, Barret Figures Revealed

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Cloud, Barret Figures Revealed

Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line announces the release of Cloud Strife and Barret Wallace figures inspired by their likenesses in the forthcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Not too long ago, r...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How to Beat Adamantoise

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How to Beat Adamantoise

When it comes to Final Fantasy 15, there is no boss bigger or badder than Adamantoise. Beating Adamantoise isn’t for the faint of heart, but our guide will make it easier. Final Fantasy 15...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15 hides plenty of secrets, but one hidden dungeon gives players an experience unlike anything else in the game, and here’s how to find it. Most of the dungeons players will...

By Curt Hutson on 09 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 is Getting A Patch to Improve Plot

Final Fantasy 15 is Getting A Patch to Improve Plot

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata reveals changes coming to the game that will update the story to make it clearer and more enjoyable for players. Final Fantasy 15 launched last week...

By Boston Blake on 07 December 2016
Opinion: Noctis is Final Fantasy's Best Protagonist

Opinion: Noctis is Final Fantasy's Best Protagonist

It has been an incredible launch for Final Fantasy 15, and one writer feels that part of the game’s huge success can be attributed to one of the series’ best protagonists. The wait for Fina...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Launch Sales

Final Fantasy 15 Launch Sales

Tracking just behind Final Fantasy 13, Final Fantasy 15 is the franchise’s second-fastest selling title in the UK, managing to come in at number two on the charts behind FIFA 17. Following...

By Alexander Pan on 05 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: Fight Square Enix President in DLC

Final Fantasy 15: Fight Square Enix President in DLC

The developers for Final Fantasy 15 plan to release post-launch content for the game featuring a boss battle with Square Enix President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda. It’s not really a secret that...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Kill A Cactaur

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Kill A Cactaur

One of the best ways to get experience in Final Fantasy 15 is to find and kill Cactuar and Slactuar. Here’s our guide on where to find both, and how to kill them. Final Fantasy 15 is full o...

By Boston Blake on 02 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: All Summons/Astrals

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: All Summons/Astrals

Final Fantasy 15 is an unprecedented success for the series, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some familiar faces present – here’s where to find all 7 of its summons. By any measure of t...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: Look Out For This Photobomber

Final Fantasy 15: Look Out For This Photobomber

Final Fantasy 15 players get creeped out by a photobombing creature, Carbuncle, who appears in photos even when it can’t be seen by players during gameplay. Easter Eggs have long been a pa...

By Boston Blake on 01 December 2016
How Final Fantasy Versus 13 Changed To Final Fantasy 15

How Final Fantasy Versus 13 Changed To Final Fantasy 15

Digital Foundry takes a look at the process of how Final Fantasy Versus 13 eventually evolved into Final Fantasy 15 over a ten year period. Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just feature plenty of l...

By John Jacques on 01 December 2016
Enter Game Rant’s Final Fantasy XV Giveaway!

Enter Game Rant’s Final Fantasy XV Giveaway!

Game Rant is giving away one PlayStation 4 code for Final Fantasy XV, the open world action-JRPG where players battle massive creatures with a fast-paced combat system. Game Rant is back wi...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 is Fastest Selling Game In The Series

Final Fantasy 15 is Fastest Selling Game In The Series

Final Fantasy 15 sells over 5 million copies in its first five days, making it the fastest-selling Final Fantasy game to date, and one of the best selling ever. After numerous delays and m...

By Boston Blake on 01 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15: How To Unlock Chocobo Riding

Final Fantasy 15: How To Unlock Chocobo Riding

Final Fantasy 15 players will find themselves hoofing it often, and that’s why having access to a chocobo is invaluable. Here’s how to unlock and ride these plucky bipedal mounts. Final Fa...

By Curt Hutson on 01 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Use Wait Mode

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How To Use Wait Mode

For those unaccustomed to the Final Fantasy 15‘s frantic, real-time battles, there’s a new Wait Mode available to help ease gamers in – and here’s how to use it. After a decade of waiting, ...

By Alexander Pan on 01 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Has Problems on PS4 Pro

Final Fantasy 15 Has Problems on PS4 Pro

Digital Foundry releases a new report comparing the frame rate performance for Final Fantasy 15 on both PlayStation 4 Pro visual settings and the standard PlayStation 4 version. The latest...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Boss Battle is Not 72-Hours Long

Final Fantasy 15 Boss Battle is Not 72-Hours Long

Despite previous reports suggesting otherwise, a Final Fantasy 15 player proves that the Adamantoise post-game boss fight is not the 72-hour long battle it was rumored to be. When a game ta...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 and NieR To Have a Link

Final Fantasy 15 and NieR To Have a Link

Square Enix announces a link between Final Fantasy 15 and the upcoming NieR: Automata, which will allow players in one game to access a weapon from the other. RPG fans who are delving into...

By John Jacques on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Launch Trailer Features Music By Eminem

Final Fantasy 15 Launch Trailer Features Music By Eminem

Square Enix has released a launch trailer for Final Fantasy 15 that sets the stage with thrilling scenes from the game, accompanied by music from American rapper Eminem. In addition to a li...

By Curt Hutson on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Live Action Trailer: Stand Together

Final Fantasy 15 Live Action Trailer: Stand Together

Final Fantasy 15 gets a live-action trailer that seems to take inspiration from movies and TV shows like Stand By Me and Stranger Things to help sell the world to new fans. Now that Final...

By Denny Connolly on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Combat Tips and Tricks

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Combat Tips and Tricks

Final Fantasy 15 has the most dynamic combat system the franchise has ever seen, and also one of the most complex – here are a few early tips and tricks to make combat easier. Now that gam...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Beginner Tips and Tricks

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: Beginner Tips and Tricks

Final Fantasy 15 is now available and this list of beginner tips and tricks helps eliminate some early game confusion and answers many frequently asked questions. Final Fantasy 15 is final...

By Denny Connolly on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How to Get the Airship

Final Fantasy 15 Guide: How to Get the Airship

One of the most exciting parts of a Final Fantasy game is when players finally take to the skies. Final Fantasy 15‘s airship is no exception, and here’s how to get it. Final Fantasy 15 has...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Trophies & Achievements Revealed

Final Fantasy 15 Trophies & Achievements Revealed

Just a day before its release, the entire list of Final Fantasy 15 trophies and achievements has been revealed. Be warned, though – there are a lot of spoilers ahead. The decade-long wait f...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Has an Official Soda

Final Fantasy 15 Has an Official Soda

Square Enix, Jones Soda, and Target form a partnership to distribute an official brand of soda for the forthcoming role-playing game Final Fantasy 15. It’s safe to say that the graphics fro...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it...

By Denny Connolly on 27 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 File Size

Final Fantasy 15 File Size

The final file size for Final Fantasy 15 is revealed, and is not too surprising given the purported scope and scale of Square Enix’s latest JPRG adventure. With just a few days left until F...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 November 2016
Details Surface for Cancelled Sleeping Dogs 2

Details Surface for Cancelled Sleeping Dogs 2

A number of features from the cancelled Sleeping Dogs 2 surface online, giving fans of the original game a glimpse at what might have been should the game have made it to release. When deve...

By Rob Gordon on 24 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Ray Chase, the voice actor for Final Fantasy 15 protagonist Noctis, tells Game Rant that the ending for Square Enix’s upcoming JRPG will be unlike any other Final Fantasy. At first glance,...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Billboard in Japan: 'FF Is Coming Out'

Final Fantasy 15 Billboard in Japan: 'FF Is Coming Out'

Video game publisher and developer Square Enix promotes Final Fantasy 15 with a minimalist approach in Japan with a billboard that says “FF is coming out.” After having been announced appro...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Copies Break Street Date

Final Fantasy 15 Copies Break Street Date

The street date for Square Enix’s role-playing game Final Fantasy 15 gets broken early, leading the open world title’s developer to apologize to fans. Although its official release date had...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 November 2016
FF15: Details on Leviathan, Skills, Guest Characters

FF15: Details on Leviathan, Skills, Guest Characters

Square Enix shares more information about Final Fantasy 15, including a look at the Leviathan summon, unique party member skills, and guest characters. Ever since Final Fantasy 15 was final...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 November 2016
Watch Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Running on PS4 Pro

Watch Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Running on PS4 Pro

Digital Foundry releases an in-depth analysis of how Final Fantasy XV performs on the PlayStation 4 Pro and comes away mostly impressed with the results. The PlayStation 4 Pro has been out...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 November 2016
Nier: Automata Aims To Redeem The Original Game

Nier: Automata Aims To Redeem The Original Game

Game Rant goes hands on with NieR: Automata, experiencing the new action system from Platinum Games and discovering just how long the game truly is. When NieR: Automata was first announced,...

By John Jacques on 14 November 2016
Conan O'Brien 'Reviews' Final Fantasy 15

Conan O'Brien 'Reviews' Final Fantasy 15

In the latest installment of his popular Clueless Gamer segment, late night talk show host Conan O’Brian sits down with Elijah Wood for a special early look of Final Fantasy 15. With Final...

By Alexander Pan on 13 November 2016
Final Fantasy 12 Remaster: An Important History Lesson

Final Fantasy 12 Remaster: An Important History Lesson

Square Enix is gearing up for a remastered release of a PS2 classic in Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age, and the PS4 version holds up as an important landmark in JRPG history. The release l...

By Cody Gravelle on 12 November 2016
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Will Make Fans Happy

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Will Make Fans Happy

Game Rant went hands on with a demo for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and it’s a title that is ready-made to please fans of the series. Some games make their name in the sub...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 November 2016
NieR: Automata May Come to Xbox One

NieR: Automata May Come to Xbox One

NieR: Automata producer Yosuke Saito states that an Xbox One release for the game is in the cards, and confirms that the upcoming action RPG will support the PS4 Pro. Earlier this week, Ga...

By John Jacques on 11 November 2016
New Exclusive Final Fantasy 15 Demo Announced for Japan

New Exclusive Final Fantasy 15 Demo Announced for Japan

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata announces during today’s Active Time Report that Japan will be getting an exclusive new demo called Final Fantasy 15 Judgment Disc. After nearly a d...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15's Combat Will Save the Series

Final Fantasy 15's Combat Will Save the Series

Game Rant had the opportunity to go hands-on with an almost finalized build of Final Fantasy 15, and the storied fantasy RPG franchise is in safe hands. Final Fantasy 15 is, despite the pro...

By Cody Gravelle on 09 November 2016
GR Pick: Final Fantasy 15 Gets Remade for PS1

GR Pick: Final Fantasy 15 Gets Remade for PS1

One fan goes back to their roots with Final Fantasy 15, creating a YouTube video that reimagines what the game would look like if it were made for the PS1 instead. Sometimes, it can be easy...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 November 2016
10 Best Character Cameos in Kingdom Hearts

10 Best Character Cameos in Kingdom Hearts

The Kingdom Hearts series is a strange mash-up of two huge properties, and that has led to some sweet crossovers. Here’s our list of best Kingdom Hearts character cameos. It’s no secret tha...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 November 2016
Dragon Quest 8 Remake Gets New Release Date

Dragon Quest 8 Remake Gets New Release Date

Nintendo announces a new release date for the recently delayed Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King on Nintendo 3DS, and details some of its new features. During the November 2015 Nin...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 November 2016
Final Fantasy Legends 2 Announced On Mobile

Final Fantasy Legends 2 Announced On Mobile

Square Enix announces that the publisher’s next Final Fantasy project will be Final Fantasy Legends 2, a game made exclusively for iOS and Android mobile devices. Even for a franchise with...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 DLC to Add Luna As Playable Character?

Final Fantasy 15 DLC to Add Luna As Playable Character?

In an interview with French website JeuxVideo, Final Fantasy 15 DLC Producer says the studio will consider adding heroines like Luna as playable characters. Whatever Final Fantasy 15 is rea...

By Curt Hutson on 01 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Has Gone Gold

Final Fantasy 15 Has Gone Gold

After nearly a decade of development – including multiple delays – Square Enix announces that its upcoming RPG Final Fantasy 15 has finally gone gold. Following a protracted development pe...

By Alexander Pan on 28 October 2016
Final Fantasy Project with Chrono Trigger Director

Final Fantasy Project with Chrono Trigger Director

A website teasing a new Final Fantasy announcement pops up online, and it appears famed Chrono Trigger director Takashi Tokita is heavily involved in the project. The list changes drastica...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 DLC Will Add Online Multiplayer

Final Fantasy 15 DLC Will Add Online Multiplayer

Final Fantasy 15 DLC director Haruyoshi Sawatari reveals that the final DLC expansion for the game, the Comrades pack, will add online co-op for multiple players. After a decade in develop...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata confirms that the upcoming JRPG will support the PlayStation 4 Pro platform and look better at launch on that console. As Final Fantasy 15 begi...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 October 2016
World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy might not be the Final Fantasy game everyone is talking about this year, but its addictive gameplay and entertaining callbacks make it a must-play. After a long, str...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 October 2016
Just Cause 3 Mech Land Assault Release Date and Details

Just Cause 3 Mech Land Assault Release Date and Details

Square Enix reveals the first details behind the second Just Cause 3 expansion pack, Mech Land Assault, including when players can expect to get their hands on it.

By Derek Nichols on 19 October 2016
Just Cause 3 Bavarium Sea Heist Details, Release Date

Just Cause 3 Bavarium Sea Heist Details, Release Date

Square Enix reveals the launch trailer for the third and final Just Cause 3 expansion pack, Bavarium Sea Heist, including when players can expect to get their hands on it.

By Derek Nichols on 19 October 2016
Hitman Season Finale Teaser Trailer Released

Hitman Season Finale Teaser Trailer Released

Square Enix and IO Interactive officially release a teaser trailer for the launch of Hitman’s Season Finale, which is set on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2016
Hitman's Next Elusive Target is Actor Gary Busey

Hitman's Next Elusive Target is Actor Gary Busey

IO Interactive officially announces the next Hitman elusive target, Academy Award-nominated actor Gary Busey, and reveals when and where players can take him out.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2016
Hitman Season 1 Finale Release Date and Location

Hitman Season 1 Finale Release Date and Location

Square Enix announces that the season finale of its episodic take on Hitman will launch later this month, featuring a location that will make many fans excited.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2016
New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer

New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer

The latest trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided sets the stage for Eidos Montreal’s highly anticipated sequel, establishing a growing divide between humans and augs.

By Anthony Taormina on 18 October 2016
Final Fantasy 14 PS3 Support Ending

Final Fantasy 14 PS3 Support Ending

As part of the announcement of Final Fantasy 14‘s next expansion, Stormblood, Square Enix is revealing plans to end support of the PlayStation 3 platform. 2016’s Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festi...

By Rory Young on 15 October 2016
World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

Square Enix reveals the opening cinematic for the chibi-inspired World of Final Fantasy and announces that a free demo of the game will be available October 17. Final Fantasy XV and its Nov...

By Jason Gallagher on 14 October 2016
Watch Final Fantasy 15's Death Spell in Action

Watch Final Fantasy 15's Death Spell in Action

What’s cooler than using dark magic to completely warp an enemy’s body before disintegrating it? After watching this Final Fantasy 15 video, the answer is probably nothing. The RPG genre ha...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Videos Show Off Engine, World Building

Final Fantasy 15 Videos Show Off Engine, World Building

Square Enix releases a series of videos that showcase how Final Fantasy 15 was made, including a closer look at the upcoming JRPG’s Luminous Studio engine. Final Fantasy 15 looks shockingly...

By Cody Gravelle on 12 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 PC Port Would Take A Year To Develop

Final Fantasy 15 PC Port Would Take A Year To Develop

Final Fantasy 15‘s Hajime Tabata dashes the hopes of fans who were hoping a PC port of the upcoming RPG would be in development and completed shortly after its console launch. Recent foota...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Parodies Red Dead 3 Teaser Image

Final Fantasy 15 Parodies Red Dead 3 Teaser Image

Final Fantasy 15‘s developers hop aboard the Red Dead Redemption hype train by parodying Rockstar Games’ teaser image for the potential sequel to the popular western title. For the uniniti...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Will Support HDR on Xbox One S

Final Fantasy 15 Will Support HDR on Xbox One S

Xbox One boss Phil Spencer confirms on Twitter today that Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 15 will support HDR on the Xbox One S when it releases in late November. Final Fantasy 15 might be offi...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 October 2016
Dragon Quest Builders Review

Dragon Quest Builders Review

Square Enix takes a JRPG classic fuses it with elements of Minecraft in Dragon Quest Builders, creating a unique spin on the genre that enthralls even when it stumbles. The Dragon Quest fra...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Moogle Plans Revealed

Final Fantasy 15 Moogle Plans Revealed

Square Enix unveils its plans for the iconic Moogles in the upcoming Final Fantasy 15, and it’s a role not many gamers were expecting the Moogles to fill. It’s possible there are more impor...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 October 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Countdown is Teasing A Moogle Surprise

Final Fantasy 15 Countdown is Teasing A Moogle Surprise

Square Enix has posted a new tease on the Final Fantasy 15 website that seems to indicate the long-awaited reveal of how Moogles look in the upcoming game. Final Fantasy 15 has established...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 October 2016
Here Are All of the Classic Songs in Final Fantasy 15

Here Are All of the Classic Songs in Final Fantasy 15

Square Enix reveals the impressive full list of tracks that will be playable on Final Fantasy XV‘s in-game car radio, featuring songs from past games in the series. Some of Final Fantasy 15...

By Jason Gallagher on 03 October 2016
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers ha...

By Riley Little on 28 September 2016
New Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Footage Shown at EGX

New Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Footage Shown at EGX

PlayStation Access livestreams gameplay of Final Fantasy 15 from this year’s EGX that shows off Regalia customization, a racing mini-game with Gladio, and more. EGX 2016 has already shown o...

By Curt Hutson on 26 September 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Square Enix’s livestream event at this week’s EGX in London shows off the first 40 minutes of Final Fantasy 15, revealing some finer details about combat and exploration. If Final Fantasy 1...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 September 2016
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what...

By Riley Little on 22 September 2016
Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Publisher and developer Square Enix releases a cutscene revealing the summon of Final Fantasy 7‘s main villain Sephiroth in the forthcoming World of Final Fantasy. It’s been quite a while s...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Reveals 1st DLC, Release Date

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Reveals 1st DLC, Release Date

Eidos Montreal and Square Enix officially reveal the details and release date for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided‘s first installment of dow...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2016
Final Fantasy 12 Remaster Trailer

Final Fantasy 12 Remaster Trailer

Square Enix drops a new trailer for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age at the 2016 Tokyo Game Show, showing off the HD remaster’s improved graphics on PlayStation 4. Square Enix is presumabl...

By Jason Gallagher on 16 September 2016
Final Fantasy 15's Trailer for Tokyo Game Show 2016

Final Fantasy 15's Trailer for Tokyo Game Show 2016

Square Enix releases a new trailer for Final Fantasy 15 at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, showcasing new gameplay footage and the return of some familiar Final Fantasy summons. As we inch eve...

By Alexander Pan on 16 September 2016
This Final Fantasy X Mod Will Creep You Out

This Final Fantasy X Mod Will Creep You Out

One dastardly modder takes one of the most infamously bad moments in Final Fantasy X and stretches it out over the whole game – and for some reason people are downloading it. It has been a...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 September 2016
Is Kingdom Hearts 3 Dropping Xbox One?

Is Kingdom Hearts 3 Dropping Xbox One?

The listing for Kingdom Hearts 3 has disappeared from the Xbox Japan website, causing speculation that the upcoming RPG will now be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. Ever since Kingdom Hearts 3 wa...

By Alexander Pan on 14 September 2016
Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Trailer Reveals Aqua's Episode

Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Trailer Reveals Aqua's Episode

Straight from Tokyo Game Show is a new trailer for the upcoming Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which features a good look at Aqua’s story within the HD compilation. The newest t...

By Curt Hutson on 13 September 2016
Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Slim Bundle Coming to Japan

Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Slim Bundle Coming to Japan

Square Enix and Sony announce they are teaming up to release a special edition PS4 Slim console with a Final Fantasy 15 design on it as part of a release day bundle in Japan. It’s no secret...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 September 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Screenshots Show Off Guns

Final Fantasy 15 Screenshots Show Off Guns

New screenshots from Square Enix show off the Final Fantasy 15‘s protagonist Noctis using different guns during combat, including a weapon that literally fires shockwaves. Keeping fans inte...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 September 2016
Final Fantasy 15's Story Is a Decade Long

Final Fantasy 15's Story Is a Decade Long

The director for Final Fantasy 15 officially reveals that the forthcoming role-playing game from Square Enix contains a storyline spanning an entire decade. When speaking to IGN at PAX West...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 September 2016
New Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video

New Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video

During its PAX West panel, Square Enix debuts a brand new 50-minute gameplay video of its upcoming RPG Final Fantasy 15, showcasing a side mission and a Chocobo racing mini-game. While fans...

By Alexander Pan on 03 September 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gameplay Reveal on June 8

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gameplay Reveal on June 8

Eidos Montreal announces a Twitch stream reveal for a number of Deus Ex projects including a lengthy gameplay demo for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided starting tomorrow, June 8.

By Derek Nichols on 31 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Season Pass Doesn't Cover All DLC

Final Fantasy 15 Season Pass Doesn't Cover All DLC

The director for Square Enix’s forthcoming role-playing game Final Fantasy 15 reveals that the Season Pass will not contain all of the DLC the studio plans to offer. According to a discus...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Is Half Open World, Half Linear

Final Fantasy 15 Is Half Open World, Half Linear

The director for Square Enix’s forthcoming role-playing game Final Fantasy 15 reveals that the title consists of half open world gameplay and half linear action. In a recent interview hel...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 August 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for Nintendo NX

Dragon Quest 11 Confirmed for Nintendo NX

Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii confirms in an interview that Dragon Quest 11: In Search of Departed Time is officially in development for Nintendo NX. Many newer gamers might not...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 August 2016
No Plans for Final Fantasy XV Sequel

No Plans for Final Fantasy XV Sequel

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata goes on record to say that Square Enix has no current plans for a sequel, though that could change in the future. The Final Fantasy franchise...

By Rory Young on 19 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Director Explains Delay

Final Fantasy 15 Director Explains Delay

While at Gamescom, Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata takes a moment to explain why Square Enix chose to delay its upcoming RPG title for an extra 2 months. Game delays are neve...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 August 2016
FF 15's Ultimate Edition Won't Have Season Pass

FF 15's Ultimate Edition Won't Have Season Pass

Square Enix officially confirms that Final Fantasy 15‘s pricey $270 Ultimate Collector’s Edition does not include the role-playing game’s Season Pass. Although Final Fantasy 15‘s $270 Ult...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 August 2016
Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Directly from gamescom 2016, Square Enix officially releases a tremendous amount of Final Fantasy 15 gameplay footage online from the beginning of the game. A bunch of new footage for Fin...

By Curt Hutson on 16 August 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is Having Problems on PC

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is Having Problems on PC

Steam users who have purchased Deus Ex: Mankind Divided express concerns over the game, which is currently having numerous issues wit...

By Rob Gordon on 16 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Officially Moved to November

Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Officially Moved to November

Following reports that the long-gestating Final Fantasy 15 is to be delayed, Square Enix confirms the reports and announces a new release date of November 29 for the upcoming RPG. With less than two...

By Alexander Pan on 15 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Reportedly Being Delayed

Final Fantasy 15 Reportedly Being Delayed

According to circulating rumors, the release of publisher and developer Square Enix’s forthcoming role-playing game Final Fantasy 15 could be delayed. According to a report from Gamenesia, Final Fant...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 DLC Makes All Party Members Playable

Final Fantasy 15 DLC Makes All Party Members Playable

The official website for Final Fantasy 15 details upcoming DLC focused on main hero Noctis’ comrades, making them playable characters for the first time. Those itching to play Final Fanta...

By Curt Hutson on 12 August 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Sephiroth Play Arts Figure Debuts

Final Fantasy 7 Sephiroth Play Arts Figure Debuts

Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line officially debuts an action figure for one of the most well-known characters from Final Fantasy 7 by depicting Sephiroth in toy form. It seems as if Squar...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 August 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Reveals Digital Pre-Order Bonuses

Final Fantasy 15 Reveals Digital Pre-Order Bonuses

Publisher and developer Square Enix officially reveals the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One digital pre-order bonuses for its forthcoming RPG Final Fantasy 15. Now that there’s just a little mo...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 August 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

One writer thinks that the success of I Am Setsuna‘s stubborn adherence to JRPG traditions could be an indicator that Final Fantasy 7 Remake could thrive doing the same. Perhaps, as a die...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 July 2016
Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Talks Enhancing Combat

Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Talks Enhancing Combat

The director for developer and publisher Square Enix’s forthcoming action-RPG, Kingdom Hearts 3, discusses the enhancement of the game’s combat system. Ever since Kingdom Hearts 3‘s announcement at...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 July 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Movie Trailer, Release Date

Final Fantasy 15 Movie Trailer, Release Date

Kingsglaive, the feature film based on the story and setting of Final Fantasy XV, gets a new trailer at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 along with release details. Announced at a Square Enix event back i...

By Curt Hutson on 26 July 2016
Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Square Enix posts a YouTube video detailing their new promotional contest promising players a chance to win exclusive DLC, custom Xbox One consoles, and even a car. Final Fantasy 15 is being called...

By Fred Harvey on 21 July 2016
Square Enix Announces RPG for Apple Watch

Square Enix Announces RPG for Apple Watch

Square Enix launches a teaser website for a brand new RPG, Cosmos Rings, which will be an Apple Watch exclusive game and a spin-off of the Chaos Rings series. As a publisher, Square Enix has its ha...

By Curt Hutson on 21 July 2016
I Am Setsuna Review

I Am Setsuna Review

I Am Setsuna may be Tokyo RPG Factory’s first game as a development studio, but its finesse and reverence of past JRPG hits makes it an absolute joy to experience. Depending on who gamer...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 July 2016
I Am Setsuna Launch Week Sale

I Am Setsuna Launch Week Sale

Today Square Enix’s I Am Setsuna went live on Steam for $39.99. For those unaware of the game, you can check out the GameRant review here. If you’re on the fence or just don’t like paying full pric...

By Dealzon on 19 July 2016
Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Square Enix announces that Mobius Final Fantasy title will be hitting North American shores ahead of Final Fantasy 15, and pre-registration bonuses are still available. There might not be a better...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 July 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Has Gone Gold

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Has Gone Gold

Developer Eidos Montreal announces that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has gone gold, which is good news for fans anticipating the sci-fi a...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 July 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Releases for Android Phones Today

Final Fantasy 7 Releases for Android Phones Today

Square Enix suddenly releases Final Fantasy 7 on Android devices, but this version of the popular game has a game-breaking bug that needs to be squashed. iOS owners have been able to play Square Enix...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 July 2016
Adventures of Mana Review

Adventures of Mana Review

Square Enix’s 3D remastering of an old favorite hits the PS Vita, and Adventures of Mana shows that remaining faithful to the original is sometimes the best approach. Adventures of Mana is admitted...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 July 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Monopoly Coming Next Year

Final Fantasy 7 Monopoly Coming Next Year

Final Fantasy VII gets an unexpected board game spin-off in the form of an official Monopoly set, promising players the chance to search for ‘business opportunities’ in Midgar. The world and charact...

By Rob Gordon on 30 June 2016
Sony Reveals Final Fantasy 15 VR Experience

Sony Reveals Final Fantasy 15 VR Experience

Sony reveals that Final Fantasy 15 will be receiving the virtual reality treatment, demonstrating first-person gameplay especially made for the PlayStation VR. Final Fantasy XV already looks like i...

By Sarah Fields on 28 June 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Will Get VR Experience Post-Release

Final Fantasy 15 Will Get VR Experience Post-Release

Hajime Tabata, director of Final Fantasy 15, sits down to an interview and clarifies when and how gamers will be able to play Final Fantasy 15 with the PlayStation VR headset. When Sony’s E3 presen...

By Sarah Fields on 28 June 2016
Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is a clunky, sometimes beautiful mess, navigating between some exciting highs and many disappointing lows to fall short of its promise. The wait for a new S...

By Cody Gravelle on 25 June 2016
NieR: Automata E3 2016 Footage Shows a Boss Fight

NieR: Automata E3 2016 Footage Shows a Boss Fight

Square Enix’s newest trailer for NieR: Automata shows off one of the game’s boss battles and gives a better look at the game’s fast and furious combat style. Square Enix has showcased some of their m...

By Fred Harvey on 18 June 2016
Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn‘s director says Square Enix is talking to Microsoft about bringing the game and its Heavensward expansion to Xbox One. Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn launched on P...

By Jason Gallagher on 18 June 2016
Final Fantasy 15's Story Will Take 40-50 Hours to Beat

Final Fantasy 15's Story Will Take 40-50 Hours to Beat

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata discusses just how long fans can expect the game’s main narrative to take during Square Enix’s E3 live stream yesterday. For a game that’s been a constant pre...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 June 2016
Kingdom Hearts 2.8 HD Gets Release Date, New Trailer

Kingdom Hearts 2.8 HD Gets Release Date, New Trailer

Square Enix has a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8, which will hit PlayStation 4 in December. This “Final Chapter Prologue” will serve as a lead-in for Kingdom Hearts 3. It’s been 10 years since...

By Jason Gallagher on 11 June 2016
Kingdom Hearts PS4 Collection A Possibility

Kingdom Hearts PS4 Collection A Possibility

Kingdom Hearts 3 co-director Tai Tasue reveals that Square Enix has not ruled out the possibility of a PS4 compilation of all previous Kingdom Hearts games. Out of all the games we were...

By Alexander Pan on 10 June 2016
World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

Fans of the Final Fantasy series have even more to look forward to this fall, as Square Enix finally schedules World of Final Fantasy release dates worldwide. It has been a long time since roleplayin...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 June 2016
Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander, star of the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, admits to playing the games in secret during her childhood. Ever since Hollywood turned its eye onto vide...

By Alexander Pan on 05 June 2016
Chrono Trigger Director Interested in New Version

Chrono Trigger Director Interested in New Version

In a new interview with Takashi Tokita, the Chrono Trigger co-director shares some behind-the-scenes info on the seminal classic, as well as his hopes that the game may resurface. Square Enix’s Chron...

By Alexander Pan on 02 June 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Video Features Chocobo Riding, Combat

Final Fantasy 15 Video Features Chocobo Riding, Combat

Square Enix Japan releases a brand new video that features Final Fantasy 15‘s main character Noctis and his party riding chocobos and taking them into combat. With the large, flightless birds known a...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2016
Final Fantasy 12 HD Remaster

Final Fantasy 12 HD Remaster

Square Enix will be beefing up the graphics and soundtrack of Final Fantasy 12 in its newest high definition remaster project set for release in 2017. This morning, Square Enix announced it will be...

By Curt Hutson on 28 May 2016
Cancelled Legacy of Kain Game Details Surface

Cancelled Legacy of Kain Game Details Surface

Developers from Climax Studios break non-disclosure agreements to discuss Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun‘s cancellation after spending three years in production. Despite critical acclaim and general sales...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 May 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Square Enix releases details on the plot and characters for its upcoming CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy 15, which will release prior to the game. Final Fantasy XV may well be the make or break g...

By Jordan Baranowski on 27 May 2016
New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

Square Enix takes gamers on another trip through Final Fantasy 15′s gorgeous world with a new trailer that ditches the storytelling and instead focuses on the game’s stunning environments. Final Fant...

By Curt Hutson on 24 May 2016
More Final Fantasy 15 Collector's Editions Incoming

More Final Fantasy 15 Collector's Editions Incoming

According to Square Enix, due to extremely high demand for their Final Fantasy 15 Ultimate Collector’s Editions, the company is producing 10,000 additional units. A few weeks ago we reported that Squ...

By Curt Hutson on 24 May 2016
Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata doesn’t hold back in discussing what he thinks could have hindered the latest Final Fantasy‘s development. It’s no secret that the future of JRPGs as a genre...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 May 2016
Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate is back again with its April 2016 installment of the popular subscription service. How did they do this time, and what’s it got to do with video games? By now, it would be more difficult t...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 May 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Platinum Demo Available Tonight

Final Fantasy 15 Platinum Demo Available Tonight

Square Enix announces at the Final Fantasy 15 Uncovered presentation that a new demo is available tonight called Final Fantasy 15 Platinum Demo, and it is entirely free. In what could only...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 April 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Could Get More Collector's Editions

Final Fantasy 15 Could Get More Collector's Editions

The Japanese Final Fantasy Twitter account, manned today by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata himself, suggests the Ultimate Collector’s Edition might go on sale again. Tabata sent out a series...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 April 2016
Final Fantasy 15 PC Version 'Under Consideration'

Final Fantasy 15 PC Version 'Under Consideration'

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata discusses the game’s recently released Platinum Demo, and says a PC version of FF15 is ‘under consideration.’ By now, many Final Fantasy fans have likely...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 April 2016
How To Find A Secret Weapon In Final Fantasy 15's Demo

How To Find A Secret Weapon In Final Fantasy 15's Demo

Hidden in plain sight in the new Final Fantasy 15 Platinum Demo is the powerful Cross Shuriken, which can be found easily by using our handy-dandy guide. It’s been a big week for Final Fantasy 15. Wh...

By Evan Hopkins on 01 April 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Needs to Sell 10 Million Copies

Final Fantasy 15 Needs to Sell 10 Million Copies

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata claims that in order for Square Enix to recoup its investment in the game, it needs to sell 10 million copies worldwide. No one needs to tell Final Fantasy fa...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 April 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Video Shows Fresh Gameplay

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Video Shows Fresh Gameplay

A video featuring a visit to Eidos Montreal studios shows off some brand new gameplay for the developer’s forthcoming action-RPG title Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Autodesk, the 3D design soft...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 March 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Release Date, 'Stand By Me' Trailer

Final Fantasy 15 Release Date, 'Stand By Me' Trailer

Final Fantasy 15‘s previously leaked launch date is now official, confirmed by Square Enix during a special event where it also unveiled it latest “Stand By Me” trailer. Today has been absolute mayh...

By Rory Young on 31 March 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Movie Kingsglaive Announced

Final Fantasy 15 Movie Kingsglaive Announced

During Square Enix’s Uncovered: Final Fantasy 15 event, the developer reveals that a new CGI movie, titled Final Fantasy 15 Kingsglaive, will be released ahead of the game. Square Enix’s highly-antic...

By Alexander Pan on 31 March 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Spin-Off Anime 'Brotherhood' Announced

Final Fantasy 15 Spin-Off Anime 'Brotherhood' Announced

Square Enix unveils a spin-off anime production based on Final Fantasy 15, which will help to fill in some of the story surrounding how Noctis met his friends. Now that Final Fantasy XV finally has a...

By Sarah Fields on 31 March 2016
FF 15's Main Campaign Takes 50 Hours; 30 FPS Targeted

FF 15's Main Campaign Takes 50 Hours; 30 FPS Targeted

The director for Final Fantasy 15, Hajime Tabata, reveals the forthcoming RPG’s primary scenario takes about 50 hours to complete, with devs targeting 30 FPS visuals. Earlier this week, during a N...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 March 2016
Star Ocean 5 Releases This Summer

Star Ocean 5 Releases This Summer

Square Enix announces the North American and European release date for Star Ocean 5 during the publisher’s first English live stream for the upcoming JRPG title. The newest entry into the Star Ocean...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 March 2016
Final Fantasy 14 Developer Diary Highlights the Visuals

Final Fantasy 14 Developer Diary Highlights the Visuals

A video uploaded to the official Final Fantasy 14 YouTube page details the thought process that went into creating the game’s June expansion, Heavensward. While Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward released...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 March 2016
Square Enix's I Am Setsuna Inspired by Chrono Trigger

Square Enix's I Am Setsuna Inspired by Chrono Trigger

Square Enix reveals its mysterious new RPG IP is called I Am Setsuna, and that the project is using the  combat from SNES classic Chrono Trigger as inspiration. I Am Setsuna will be the debut effort...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2016
Rumors Suggest Final Fantasy 15 Releasing in September

Rumors Suggest Final Fantasy 15 Releasing in September

With just weeks to go before the release date is unveiled for Final Fantasy 15, a number of sources reveal that the game is apparently scheduled for launch on September 30. To say that the last ten y...

By Alexander Pan on 13 March 2016
Just Cause 3 Sky Fortress DLC Gets First Trailer

Just Cause 3 Sky Fortress DLC Gets First Trailer

Square Enix releases the debut trailer for the first expansion for Just Cause 3 called Sky Fortress which adds a new story and jet pa...

By Derek Nichols on 11 March 2016
Just Cause 3 Developer Video is Destructive Bliss

Just Cause 3 Developer Video is Destructive Bliss

Ever since Avalanche Studios announced details for the continuation of its open world game series of over-the-top destruction with Ju...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 March 2016
Management Changes Hit Crystal Dynamics

Management Changes Hit Crystal Dynamics

Square Enix announces that Darrell Gallagher, head of product development and Western Studios, is leaving the company and reveals new...

By Derek Nichols on 09 March 2016
Tomb Raider Reboot Will Inspire New Movie

Tomb Raider Reboot Will Inspire New Movie

Tomb Raider film director Roar Uthaug discusses the Tomb Raider game reboot, and how he intends to incorporate Lara Croft’s character development into the movie. Although GK Films has been...

By Sarah Fields on 25 February 2016
Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

With final DLC characters being locked in for Super Smash Bros., the series’ creator confirms that the fan-favorite Geno was considered for a spot on the game’s roster. There’s little question that S...

By Riley Little on 23 February 2016
Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Square Enix launches an enhanced version of the JRPG classic Final Fantasy 9 for both Android and iOS devices without making an official announcement. Last month, Square Enix confirmed that the class...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 February 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

An eagle-eyed Final Fantasy 15 fan finds evidence embedded in the HTML of a website related to the forthcoming RPG that suggests it could be coming to PC. A NeoGAF user going by the handle KupoNut re...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 February 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata confirms during the January Square Enix Active Time Report event that fans will finally have a release date soon. After a long decade spent in development tha...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 February 2016
New Final Fantasy 15 Screenshots

New Final Fantasy 15 Screenshots

Square Enix announces that the next Final Fantasy 15 Active Time Report livestream will take place on Saturday, January 30, promising to showcase new footage of battle. The new Final Fantasy 15 detai...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 January 2016
Final Fantasy 15: New Combat and Magic Details Revealed

Final Fantasy 15: New Combat and Magic Details Revealed

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Weekly Jump has a new preview of Final Fantasy 15 which features some of the first real discussion about what magic skills will look like. The scans, which show...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 January 2016
Kingdom Hearts 3 Isn't The Big Release It's Hyped As

Kingdom Hearts 3 Isn't The Big Release It's Hyped As

While it’s undeniable that Sora, Kairi, and Riku have solidified their place as popular RPG heroes over the years, it takes more than that to become a classic. There aren’t many games as polarizing a...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 January 2016
Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Square Enix reveals when US gamers can finally expect to get their hands on the sequel to one of 2014’s sleeper hit titles, and it will be sooner rather than later. Bravely Second: End Layer will hav...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 January 2016
Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Square Enix releases a new trailer for Final Fantasy Explorers, showcasing the gameplay, summons, and combat abilities of Final Fantasy series protagonists. With just over a week left before its worl...

By Sarah Fields on 20 January 2016
David Bowie's Only Video Game Appearance is Free

David Bowie's Only Video Game Appearance is Free

After David Bowie’s tragic passing, Square Enix offers Bowie’s lone video game appearance, Omikron: The Nomad Soul, for free for fans looking to remember the fallen rocker. When David Bowie passed aw...

By Evan Hopkins on 15 January 2016
Lightening Appears in Weird Interview

Lightening Appears in Weird Interview

Final Fantasy protagonist Lightning speaks to The Telegraph about her upcoming modeling gig with Louis Vuitton, and the results are weird and awkward. Fans of Square Enix’s flagship RPG series will...

By Brad Jones on 14 January 2016
Final Fantasy 15: No Difficulty Settings

Final Fantasy 15: No Difficulty Settings

Some of the Square Enix developers working on Final Fantasy 15 answer a round of fan questions, indicating that the RPG will eschew the ability to alter the game’s difficulty. The fan question, which...

By Cody Gravelle on 12 January 2016
New Hitman Game Delayed Into 2016

New Hitman Game Delayed Into 2016

2015 has been a mixed year for the barcode marked hitman known as Agent 47. Initial impressions of the latest title in the assassination franchise, creatively titled Hitman, were primarily...

By Evan Hopkins on 05 January 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Release Date

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics are bringing Rise of the Tomb Raider to Steam and Windows 10 starting January 28, with added support for 4K resolution systems. Rise of the Tomb Raider was...

By Rory Young on 03 January 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

According to a listing for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Amazon France’s website, the action-adventure game’s PC version is slated for release in January. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider is currentl...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recen...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Microsoft announces that the first DLC pack for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a challenging new experience called Endurance Mode, is available to download now. While it didn’t sell quite as well as its...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Steam Store page gives hope to PC Tomb Raider fans, suggesting that the title will hit the online service at some point in January 2016. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider...

By Rob Gordon on 19 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One Demo

Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One Demo

Microsoft quietly releases a free demo for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One that allows players to explore the early sections of Lara Croft’s latest adventure. For many people, video games are a...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 December 2015
Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Nintendo confirms that Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin will all get amiibo toys, while announcing a release date for the previously revealed Ryu and Roy statues. At this point in time, fans of Super Sma...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2015
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Side Characters

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Side Characters

Final Fantasy 7 Remake game director Tetsuya Nomura, along with other developers of the game, express a desire to expand on side characters Biggs, Jessie, and Wedge. Even though there is no release...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2015
Hitman Gameplay Video Leaks

Hitman Gameplay Video Leaks

The Hitman series has been a favorite of gamers for close to 15 years, entertaining players with its intuitive gameplay and flexibility when it comes to its major kills. While the games allow for pl...

By Cody Gravelle on 12 December 2015
Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

A trailer shown at The Game Awards last night gives us our first real glimpse of the first scheduled DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a journey into Slavic folklore centred around Baba Yaga. Last nig...

By Brad Jones on 19 November 2015
30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

Arekkz Gaming releases a new video containing 30 minutes of gameplay from Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ forthcoming title, Rise of the Tomb Raider. WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD! With Ri...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 October 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

The latest installment of the Tomb Raider franchise is easily the best one yet, with massive set pieces and gripping action. That said, replayability may be a factor. After it was confirmed that R...

By Riley Little on 26 October 2015
Just Cause 3's Load Times are Really Bad

Just Cause 3's Load Times are Really Bad

Console gamers are experiencing serious issues in Just Cause 3, with load time up to 15 minutes and framerate dropping to 17fps if they play for longer than an hour.

By Boston Blake on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Gamers discover another easter egg hidden in Just Cause 3, this time referencing protagonist Cloud from Final Fantasy 7 and his iconic weapon of choice.

By Sarah Fields on 19 October 2015
It Takes 8 Hours to Walk Across the Just Cause 3 Map

It Takes 8 Hours to Walk Across the Just Cause 3 Map

One seriously devoted Just Cause 3 fan spends upwards of 8 hours walking across the open world title’s sprawling Medici map from one end to the other.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Nearly Complete

Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Nearly Complete

Avalanche Studios reveals that Just Cause 3’s Sky Fortress Expansion Pack is nearing completion, with the developer currently play testing the content.

By Rob Gordon on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 World Goes Crazy Within 2 Minutes

Just Cause 3 World Goes Crazy Within 2 Minutes

One gamer discovers that when left to their own devices, the non-playable characters in Just Cause 3 quickly turn to violence and disorder, leaving many dead.

By Boston Blake on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Review

Just Cause 3 Review

Just Cause 3 may suffer from bugs and lengthy load screens, but it still offers an over-the-top action experience that is more fun and exciting than most summer blockbusters.

By Denny Connolly on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Viral Blue Gold Dress Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Viral Blue Gold Dress Easter Egg

Gamers discover that Just Cause 3 features an Easter Egg based on the viral blue and black/white and gold dress phenomenon that took the Internet by storm.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Technical Issues Addressed by Avalanche

Just Cause 3 Technical Issues Addressed by Avalanche

Avalanche and Square Enix have written a letter to fans in response to frustrations regarding ongoing technical issues within the game across all platforms.

By Rory Young on 19 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Launch Trailer: Explosion Rap

Just Cause 3 Launch Trailer: Explosion Rap

Publisher Square Enix releases the launch trailer for the upcoming Just Cause 3, featuring a heavy emphasis on the game’s love of ubiquitous explosions.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2015
Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Video footage of the first half hour of Rise of the Tomb Raider surfaces, with pretty graphics, trigger-based action sequences, and spoilers abound. With Lara Croft set to make her return on Xbox 360...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month.

By Sarah Fields on 18 October 2015
Hitman E3 2015 Gameplay Trailer

Hitman E3 2015 Gameplay Trailer

The Hitman games have been entertaining people for almost 15 years. Playing as trained assassin Agent 47, Hitman fans have killed marks in a variety of ways including poisoning them with bad fish, s...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 October 2015
E3 2015: Hitman Trailer

E3 2015: Hitman Trailer

After months of hints from IO Interactive, fans of the Hitman franchise can finally rejoice – the series is set to travel to the current generation. Like most games revealed at E3 2015 this year, th...

By John Jacques on 03 October 2015
Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Teaser Trailer

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Teaser Trailer

From the developers of the popular and long-lived Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod is now available.

By Rory Young on 31 August 2015
Square Enix Teases New Game

Square Enix Teases New Game

When it comes to new game reveals, some developers go the traditional route and announce a new titles at major events or press conferences. Others opt for a different, more hype-building approach...

By Boston Blake on 19 July 2015
Hitman MMO on the Way?

Hitman MMO on the Way?

Since debuting with 2000’s Hitman: Codename 47, IO Interactive’s Hitman franchise has become a staple of stealth gamers everywhere. Over the course of 15 years and five core games, the bald, bar-co...

By David Wharton on 02 April 2015
No Microtransactions for Just Cause 3

No Microtransactions for Just Cause 3

‘Just Cause 3’ developer Avalanche Studios confirms their upcoming sequel will not feature microtransactions.

By Anthony Taormina on 17 October 2014
Canadian Videogame Awards: 2014 Winners

Canadian Videogame Awards: 2014 Winners

‘Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’ and ‘Child of Light’ take home the most Canadian Videogame Awards for 2013-2014.

By Rob Keyes on 31 August 2014
Win An Agent 47 'Hitman: Absolution' Prize Pack!

Win An Agent 47 'Hitman: Absolution' Prize Pack!

The original assassin, Agent 47, has returned! To celebrate the release of Square Enix’s Hitman: Absolution, we’re giving away three ’47 Initiative’ Prize Packs, consisting of an Orisue t-shirt, a...

By Rob Keyes on 30 May 2013
Conan O’Brien Plays ‘Hitman: Absolution’

Conan O’Brien Plays ‘Hitman: Absolution’

We know what you’re thinking: sure, Hitman: Absolution will be bringing new levels of stealth and story to Agent 47’s beloved franchise. And yes, you can easily find out what any number of gaming af...

By Andrew Dyce on 31 May 2012
‘Hitman: Absolution’ Director Responds To ‘Saints’ Trailer Concerns

‘Hitman: Absolution’ Director Responds To ‘Saints’ Trailer Concerns

A few weeks back, IO Interactive released the “Attack of the Saints” trailer for its upcoming title Hitman: Absolution. The trailer’s content caused an uproar from gamers, though the game’s director...

By Anthony Mole on 30 May 2012
Shoot Many Robots, FIFA Street, Army Corps of Hell, Lollipop Chainsaw, UFC Undisputed 3

Shoot Many Robots, FIFA Street, Army Corps of Hell, Lollipop Chainsaw, UFC Undisputed 3

The February 4-10 Weekly Game Trailer Roundup features ‘Shoot Many Robots’, ‘FIFA Street’, ‘Army Corps of Hell’, ‘Lollipop Chainsaw’, and ‘UFC Undisputed 3’.

By Trung Bui on 28 August 2011
Video Games Are The New Clothing Trend

Video Games Are The New Clothing Trend

Everybody knows video games are mainstream now. It’s what the cool kids are all doing, and if you’re missing out, then you’re really missing out. So, with video games expanding out into...

By Rob Keyes on 21 August 2011
Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

Gears of War 3 led the smaller batch of releases this week so we’ll be focusing on the news side of the industry. While Minecraft and Gears of War dominated the headlines this week along with new...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2011
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system home on day one can start planning their game purchases, as well. Th...

By Jeff Schille on 29 May 2011
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011
Rise of the Tomb Raider Chicken Bombs

Rise of the Tomb Raider Chicken Bombs

Those that pre-order Rise of the Tomb Raider from GameStop will receive the Holy Fire Card Pack as a bonus, which includes infinite flaming arrows and exploding chickens. Gamers that have decided to...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970
Kingdom Hearts Trailer Coming Tomorrow

Kingdom Hearts Trailer Coming Tomorrow

Square Enix is celebrating the holiday season, teasing tomorrow’s release of a trailer for either Kingdom Hearts 3 or Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. Square Enix has been keeping their...

By Rory Young on 01 January 1970
More Final Fantasy 15 Details Coming Next Month

More Final Fantasy 15 Details Coming Next Month

Square Enix announces that fans can expect more Final Fantasy 15 details next month, including new battle footage, information on the Nilfheim Empire, and more. With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970
Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer

Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer

Square Enix has released the promised trailer for Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, though it’s largely footage from D23. Just as Kingdom Hearts fans were beginning...

By Rory Young on 01 January 1970
First Look at World of Final Fantasy

First Look at World of Final Fantasy

Square Enix offers gamers their first look at the kid-centric World of Final Fantasy, highlighting the game’s chibi interpretations of famous Final Fantasy characters. When Square Enix took to E3 201...

By Evan Hopkins on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Square Enix reveals that the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake will feature full voice acting to compliment its already major graphical and gameplay overhaul. Fans of the hotly anticipated title have h...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Director Tetsuya Nomura states that the upcoming episodic remake of Final Fantasy 7 will not feature every single mini-game that was included in the original. Earlier this year, fans were delighted t...

By Brad Jones on 01 January 1970
Triad Wars Shutting Down For Good In January

Triad Wars Shutting Down For Good In January

United Front Games announces on their forums that asynchronous multiplayer title Triad Wars is not going to make it out of beta and is shutting down on January 20, 2016. Though its development cycle...

By Derek Nichols on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 14 Director Discusses Game's Difficulty

Final Fantasy 14 Director Discusses Game's Difficulty

Final Fantasy 14’s director, Naoki Yoshida, details fixes coming in the game’s upcoming patch that will rebalance the difficulty after player complaints. Following gamer backlash after the increase...

By Boston Blake on 01 January 1970
Just Cause 3 Collector's Edition Content

Just Cause 3 Collector's Edition Content

The Just Cause series is notorious for the sheer destructibility of its open-world sandboxes, and the upcoming Just Cause 3 is no exception. Recently, would-be players were treated to a fiery trail...

By Rob Gordon on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 13's Lightning Models Louis Vuitton

Final Fantasy 13's Lightning Models Louis Vuitton

The Final Fantasy brand is one of the largest video game franchises in the world, but it’s not every day that you see it interacting with other non-video game properties. Today is one of those rare d...

By John Jacques on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Square Enix rings in the new year in style, announcing that PlayStation One classic Final Fantasy 9 will be coming to PC and mobile platforms in 2016. Square Enix announced its intent to release Fina...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata announces that the highly anticipated game will finally launch at some point by the end of 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One. 2016 is an exciting year to be a ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Square Enix game producer Yoshinori Kitase offers an update on the development progress of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, saying 2016 will be ‘a year of preparations.’ Ever since Final Fantasy 7 Remake was...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

A new interview with Hajime Tabata reveals that Final Fantasy 15 will feature a story that is at least partially influenced by Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic smash hit. In the interview, Final Fantas...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Following the controversy of Final Fantasy 15′s all-male cast, game director Hajime Tabata discusses how women still play an important role in the game. While Final Fantasy XV‘s story will focus sole...

By Sarah Fields on 01 January 1970
Square Enix Shuts Down Cloud Gaming Platform

Square Enix Shuts Down Cloud Gaming Platform

In a post on the official website, Square Enix announces the closure of their Cloud Gaming Platform, Shinra Technologies after the company posted a massive loss. Earlier this morning, Square Enix ann...

By Derek Nichols on 01 January 1970
Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

The Steam Page for the upcoming PC release of Final Fantasy 9 reveals a few of the port’s newer features, including some options that will save gamers a lot of time if they choose to use them. Althou...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Square Enix confirms that the recently announced enhanced port of Final Fantasy 9 will be localized outside of Japan, at least when it comes to the Steam version. Last week, Square Enix announced an...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970