Tagged: Square Enix

Recently, Final Fantasy XV players who have the season pass were treated to a beta of the upcoming Comrades multiplayer expansion. Comrades allows players to create their own unique avatar, where you are a member of the Kingsglaive. Team up with up to three other players to complete various quests and unlock new gear. Square Enix have released a trailer for the expansion, which is due to drop 31st October. You can check out the trailer below. https://youtu.be/mgDEsSAZSGk Do you still play Final Fantasy XV? Are you looking forward to the multiplayer expansion or are you still waiting for the ... Read More »
Square Enix have confirmed that one of 2015's greatest games, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will receive a range of enhancements for the upcoming Xbox One X. Branded as 'The highest fidelity Tomb Raider ever,' here's what to expect when playing on Microsoft's new powerhouse machine. You will of course be able to experience the title in native 4k, which leads the charge with the graphical improvements of the enhanced update. However, there will be three visual modes on offer to players. Along with 4k, there's a new high frame rate to offer the smoothest experience to date for Lara. As ... Read More »
As promised by Square Enix, today sees the next in regular updates since launch, and with it brings some new content, bug fixes and the return of a popular carnival. Magitek Exosuits - These suits were supposed to be launched a few months back but was delayed following complaints that they looked an awful lot like the he suits from the new Power Rangers movie. These Magitek Exosuits allows Noctis and his friends 30-minutes of invincibility per day, but the suits may still be worn once that half-hour runs out. New Quest - A new quest available once players have ... Read More »
What do you get if you throw some classic titles into a blender, pour it out and put some dressing on it? Taking obvious inspiration from titles such as Another World, Abe's Odyssey and Inside, Sand Sailor Studios has your mind ticking amongst this noir platform-puzzler, Black the Fall, but is the story as gripping as said classics and how do the puzzles fare? Black the Fall sees you playing as a machinist trying to escape the clutches of a communist regime; one could say a Mudokon escaping Rupture Farms if we were to compare to Abe's Odyssey - given ... Read More »
The second-in-command to Final Fantasy for being one of the most anticipated sequels, let alone the length of time it takes to develop is the Kingdom Hearts saga. Kingdom Hearts III has apparently been in development for five years, having been twelve years since the last mainstream title, with very little information learnt about the title. Last night saw the annual Square Enix live show in which they dish out tasty teasers and information about their upcoming titles and plans. The one most fans have been waiting for is the highly-speculated new world appearing in Kingdom Hearts III, which we ... Read More »
Final Fantasy XV has been dishing out DLC that further elaborates on it's story and world.  Back in March, players were treated to Episode Gladiolus.  On June 27, 2017, fans of FFXV will now be able to learn more about the king of selfies and gun combat.  From the trailer, it appears we will be given a deeper look into his deep history as well.  Gameplay takes a big shift as well, focusing more on 3rd person shooting than close quarters combat.  Watch the trailer for yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ7gs2bp9cU It appears to be more great character building from the folks at Square ... Read More »
In a tweet this afternoon, IO Interactive have announced that they are now independent, and that they still own the IP rights for their popular Hitman series: https://twitter.com/IOInteractive/status/875684213231689731 Following an announcement by Square Enix  back in May, the future of the studio looked bleak for a while. Passionate fans of the studio, and especially their popular Hitman franchise, feared the worst. However, the announcement today appears to bring a positive ending to the saga. In a statement posted on the IO Interactive website, CEO Hakan Abrak said: In its 19 years of history, Io-Interactive has brought you original and exciting ... Read More »
Following on from the announcement of plans for the sale of IO Interactive by Square Enix, today IO Interactive have confirmed that layoffs will be taking place at the studio: https://twitter.com/IOInteractive/status/866997673412501506 The positive side of the Tweet is that it does refer to "future adventures". Square Enix previously mentioned that they were searching for investors in the studio - so it is possible that this search is ongoing. Up until the announcement a few weeks ago, IO were thought to be developing a second season of their episodic Hitman game. This most recent news leaves the franchise in limbo, with no-one certain ... Read More »
In a note to investors, Square Enix has warned of a £33m extraordinary loss in its results for year ending 31st March 2017. With the losses suffered, the sale of developer IO Interactive is now becoming a result. The first season of the Danish developer's most recent game, Hitman, was originally sold as an episodic title before being bundled on disc. IO have continued to support the game, and an imminent second season was widely anticipated. Unfortunately, it appears that sales of Hitman may have been insufficient in the eyes of Square Enix - who recently retired the Deus Ex franchise following ... Read More »

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