All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Square Enix’

‘Thief’ Stealth, Combat Previewed in New Trailer

The release of Square Enix’s Thief reboot is less than a month away. As a re-imagining of one of the most lauded PC game franchises in history, a lot is riding on the game attracting new fans while pleasing old ones with the franchise’s unique stealth gameplay. Today Square Enix released yet another preview for Thief. This one highlights all …

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Final Fantasy XIII Becomes An SNES RPG In Story Recap

Final Fantasy XIII has a confusing mess of a story. It’s sequel – Final Fantasy XIII-2 – didn’t make things better by introducing time travel into the mix. That’s why Square Enix felt it needed to remind everybody how things went down in the first two games before people start playing Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII next month. Now, Square …

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Kingdom Hearts III Gets A Sort Of New Trailer

At E3 2013, Square Enix finally gave Kingdom Hearts fans what they really wanted after years of spin-offs – Kingdom Hearts III. While the announcement was little more than a prerendered trailer, it set off a wave of excitement that’s rarely seen anymore these days. Since then, we’ve not seen much of it, but the upcoming Japanese PS4 launch changes …

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Here’s What Comes In The Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Collector’s Edition

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will be making its North American debut in March. Until then, you’re going to have to decide which version of the game you want. Square Enix is making it harder for fans by offering two versions with one version only being made available via its online store. In a new video, Square Enix revealed the …

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‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Coming to PS4 in April

Since relaunching in 2013 as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Final Fantasy XIV has enjoyed moderate MMO success on PC and PlayStation 3. Now publisher Square Enix is bringing its re-tooled MMO to Sony’s latest console. Square Enix today announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be coming to PlayStation 4 on April 14. An open beta …

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Thief Can Be As Difficult As You Want It To Be

When the Thief reboot was announced in 2012, many fans of the franchise were concerned. They felt that a modern take on the franchise would do away with many of the gameplay elements that made the original games so challenging and memorable. The developers at Square Enix Montreal has heard them loud and clear though. In the latest gameplay trailer …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Revamps Its Battle System

Most Final Fantasy fans can agree that Final Fantasy XIII didn’t have the best battle system. The turn-based/real-time ATB battle system lacked much of the depth seen in previous games, and it was at times a little unwieldy. That all changes with Lightning Returns as the battle system has received a complete makeover. In the latest trailer for Lightning Returns: …

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Here’s A Look At The Story Of Bravely Default

Almost every RPG in the 80s and early 90s started with four young warriors banding together to defend the world from evil. While there have been some alterations to this basic setup, the classic JRPG story still borrows heavily from the kind of themes more at home in a Dungeons & Dragons campaign. That’s what makes JRPGs so timeless, familiar …

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Here’s A Better Look At Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

At VGX 2013, it was revealed that Square Enix would be bringing 2013’s Tomb Raider to PS4 and Xbox One in a definitive edition that exponentially improves the visuals. At the time, all we knew was that this version of the game would run at 60FPS in 1080p and feature upgraded textures and TressFX. While we all now know about …

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‘Final Fantasy VI’ Out Now For Android

For the past two years now, Square Enix has been trading on its storied past, releasing classic Final Fantasy games on mobile platforms. The publisher this week finally reached Final Fantasy VI, which can now be bought for $16 through the Google Play app store. Final Fantasy VI is the last of the series’ sprite-based 2D games and is considered …

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Get A Closer Look At The Inner Workings Of Square Enix

Square Enix is largely a mystery to the outside world. Much like any other Japanese game developer, the company likes to keep to itself and not share its development secrets with anybody else. That all started to change last year when Sony started up its Behind the Square series that gave us a behind the scenes look at the development …

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These Are The Jobs Of Bravely Default

After high school or college, the first thing you’re told is to “get a job.” That’s easier said than done for a lot of people these days. If only you could hit a button and suddenly find yourself proficient in the dark arts or the art of throwing a ninja star into a dragon’s face. Well, it’s not the real …

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