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Square Enix took the stage at Sony’s PlayStation meeting in New York City and announced that a new Final Fantasy game is in development for PlayStation 4. Details of the game were not shown nor was it numerically named either. All we know so far is that we’ll get a first taste of the new game at E3 in June.

Eidos Montreal announced today that The Missing Link, a DLC for Deus Ex: Human Revolution, will arrive for $15 on all three platforms on October 18. Several team members came through San Francisco last month to show off The Missing Link, and while they admitted it’s slotted during a certain moment towards the end of Human Revolution that makes convenient narrative sense, they were adament this was not content cut from   Read More ...

Square Enix, Inc finally announced the finalized release date for Final Fantasy XIII-2 in North America today.The game will launch on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles on January 31st, 2012 in North America. FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 is the sequel to  FINAL FANTASY XIII, which was released in North America in March 2010 and has shipped 6.2 million units worldwide. The sequel has evolved beyond its predecessor, with an extraordinary   Read More ...

Curious as to how Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been doing since it launched back in late August? According to Square Enix, Deus Ex: Human Revolution has shipped 2 million copies in North America, Europe and PAL territories. The game has managed to hover around 89% on Metacritic (at time of September 8th). Deus Ex is the first title developed by Eidos Montreal and is available on Xbox 360, PlayStation   Read More ...

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is one of those delightful little surprises in this year’s gaming calendar. It’s a typical knife-edge wildcard title that could change everything or fall under its own pretence. If you look at its pedigree, you can see a definitively strong title in the original Deus Ex but also the bitter disappoint of Deus Ex: Invisible War so many would be forgiven for feeling a touch apprehensive   Read More ...

Guess what just got demoed at Microsoft’s E3 2011 press conference? You might’ve guessed it from the title, and you would be right. It was Tomb Raider! Lara was looking her fine-rebooted self, but as always you can be the judge of that below. Regardless, expect Tomb Raider to hit Autumn 2012. Viddy:

Square Enix have confirmed that sales from their games were down 28% during the first nine months of the financial year over the previous year. Operating income was down 58% over the same period too. However, Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 and Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days both became million sellers.

Square Enix has confirmed that they have renamed Final Fantasy Agito XIII to Final Fantasy Type-O. It will be released this summer on the PSP, before Final Fantasy XIII-2 hits consoles. Apparently Type-O will be a part of the Fabula Nova Crystallis series of Final Fantasy titles, whatever that means. The game will be so big that it will ship on two UMDs, becoming the first PSP game to do   Read More ...

Categories: News, PSP, Square Enix

Square Enix has given Kingdom Hearts 3DS an official name: Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance. We are honestly not making it up; they are genuinely releasing a title with that name. We know they’re trying to be clever with the three Ds, but it doesn’t really roll off the tongue.

Categories: News, Nintendo 3DS, Square Enix

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy XIII-2, a sequel to a game no one liked in the first place. It will be released on the PS3 and 360 in 2011. The FFXIII team is once again handling development duties, including director Motomu Toriyama. There will be a new a character starring along FFXIII protagonist Lightning apparently, too. Other than that, we don’t know anything else about it.

Square Enix has announced that Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been delayed. The game will now be pushed into its next fiscal year, which begins in April 2011. The Eidos Montreal game was supposed to be out in early 2011. “With weak sales performance of console game titles that have been newly released during the current fiscal year as well as harsh market feedback regarding a key title, the Group   Read More ...

Square Enix has delayed the PS3 release of Final Fantasy XIV. “Regarding the PlayStation 3, it is not our wish to release a simple conversion of the Windows version in its current state, but rather an update that includes all the improvements we have planned,” president and CEO Yoichi Wada wrote on Final Fantasy XIV’s official website. “For that reason, we have made the difficult decision to delay the release   Read More ...

The Game Informer article that we talked about yesterday on our post about the new Tomb Raider reboot has unveiled a few tasty bits of info. The new Lara Croft will only be 21 years old and each time you make a mistake you will see her death. Seems a bit old school to us, but it will be pretty fun to see her crushed by boulders. Also expect no   Read More ...

Crystal Dynamics has confirmed that the long-rumoured Tomb Raider reboot is official. “After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was travelling on, a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach,” says the press release ever so dramatically. “On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive.” “Forget everything you knew about Tomb Raider,” said Darrell Gallagher, head of studio at Crystal   Read More ...

Square Enix has slapped a European date on Mindjack, stating that it will be released on 21st January 2011. It’s currently in development at Japanese outfit feelplus for the PS3 and 360. It’s a shooter that lets players hack into soldiers, civilians, robots, weaponry, etc. Multiplayer has the typical modern day experience points gimmick to content with.

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