Sony Chooses to Sell its Square Enix Stock: Is it Desperation or Lost Confidence?

Sony Chooses to Sell its Square Enix Stock: Is it Desperation or Lost Confidence?

The ending fiscal year for Sony on March 31st was a rough one for the console as a whole. Taking its blows and successes as it managed to scrape by with some profit in various releases. There’s been numerous stories following the constant trail of Sony’s layoffs and closures. So it goes without say that the company is suffering quietly this year; and that has never been more apparent then […]

Into the Maelstrom. Final Fantasy XIV Where is it now?

Into the Maelstrom. Final Fantasy XIV Where is it now?

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn launched last August following the demise of its predecessor and was met with critical acclaim. The game is genuinely good and Square Enix worked hard to bring a quality game to the market. A few games have done this since the crowning of World of Warcraft as king of MMOs, but have failed to follow up with a steady stream of content, Star Wars: […]

Bravely Default developer shows mind-blowing next-gen engine demo

Bravely Default developer shows mind-blowing next-gen engine demo

Did you think current Xbox One or PS4 titles count as next-gen? Well, think again, because what Silicon Studio is showing us today is out of this world (at least out of today’s gaming world). The studio behind the popular and successful Bravely Default 3DS game (still think it’s a silly title) has revealed a short tech demo, showcasing its new rendering engine, an engine that pretty much redefines the […]

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for the PlayStation 4 is “Like a Dream”

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for the PlayStation 4 is “Like a Dream”

Since Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn went into its beta-phase earlier this week for the PlayStation 4, numerous subscribers of the MMORPG were concerned as to how the game would transfer onto the console. Well, we have good news to report in accordance to that; the folks over at Destructoid were able to comment on their perspective of the brand-new PS4 version (which is still in the throes of […]

Square Enix Files New Trademark in Europe For ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Dividied’

Square Enix Files New Trademark in Europe For ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Dividied’

Square Enix has recently filed a trademark for something known as “Deus: Ex Mankind Divided”.  The trademark was filed at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market, which is Europe’s trademark and design registry.  The application is currently under review, but it mentions “computer game software”, “printed matter” and “entertainment services”. Currently, the nature of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is unknown.  However David Anfossi, the head of Eidos Montreal […]

Publisher Square Enix Promises to Focus More on JRPGs After the Success of Bravery Default

Publisher Square Enix Promises to Focus More on JRPGs After the Success of Bravery Default

Love it or loathe it, the fact of the matter is that the prosperity of Bravery Default has somehow managed to breathe new life into the JRPG genre for Square Enix. Whom admittedly commented in an interview with IGN that they’d “lost their focus” for the numerous series of overseas RPGs that’re scheduled to land on North American shores. After a record-breaking 200,000+ copies sold, as stated in Siliconera’s review […]

If you can guess the ending to Murdered: Soul Suspect, you might be able to score some cash

If you can guess the ending to Murdered: Soul Suspect, you might be able to score some cash

In a recent YouTube interview with game.co.uk, Murdered: Soul Suspect writer Doug Van Horne and Chief Creative Officer Matt Brunner pose an interesting challenge to players: The Airtight panel was asked if the game would keep players guessing. Van Horne gave a safe, modest answer about how the goal of all mysteries keep people guessing and intrigued for as long as possible. However, at about 6:48, Brunner interjects by saying “my […]

Square Enix is Offering Huge Sales and Savings on Games

Square Enix is Offering Huge Sales and Savings on Games

Square Enix is currently offering a huge sale on their U.S. website. The sale, which will run until March 30th, offers 20% off on the purchase of one  game, 30% off for two games, and a whopping 50% for three or more games. Enix’s hits such as Tomb Raider, Metro Last Light, Thief, and the Final Fantasy games are all part of this promotion. The sale extends itself both console […]

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Patch 2.2 “Through the Maelstrom”

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Patch 2.2 “Through the Maelstrom”

The development team from Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn were able to respond to some inquiries surrounding the execution of their upcoming patch. With the trailer for Through the Maelstrom being released on 3/14, a lot of details on the patch’s composition had yet been addressed. We have some of those answers available for you now, courtesy of the livestream accessible on Youtube and the official Final Fantasy XIV: […]

Behind the Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn at GDC 2014

Behind the Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn at GDC 2014

Earlier today at GDC, the development team responsible for bringing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn to prosperity shared some of their personal struggles, achievements, and insightful guidance to fellow MMORPG enthusiasts. Square Enix had not released an MMORPG linked to the Final Fantasy series since Final Fantasy XI: Online which was available on the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360 and PC.  At this year’s Game Developers Conference, Final Fantasy XIV: […]