Square Enix’s Gamescom 2014 Lineup Revealed

Square Enix’s Gamescom 2014 Lineup Revealed

Undoubtedly one of the greatest things about the wonderful world of video games is that there’s always something new and exciting going on. For every game that ages into obscurity, there’s another teaser trailer that’s released for a game you suddenly can’t wait to get your hands on. Gaming conventions are a big part of the industry as well, allowing developers to strut their stuff in front of the gaming […]

Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy 14 Anniversary Video Contest

Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy 14 Anniversary Video Contest

Square Enix took to Twitter today to announce that they are holding a One Year Anniversary Video Contest for their MMORPG Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. The contest, which will be a part of an array of anniversary festivities, is intended to “reflect back on the past year, boost morale of the realm, and show off their pride as a citizen of Eorzea!” Because of the fact that the […]

The Last Remnant and More Added to Humble Bundle

The Last Remnant and More Added to Humble Bundle

The Last Remnant, Just Cause, Hitman: Blood Money, and Hitman: Contracts have been added to the Humble Square Enix Bundle. You can now beat the average price (currently sitting at about $8.60 though it’s bound to go up) to get those games, as well as the holdovers from last week which include the first two Hitman games, Hitman: Absolution, and the infamous FPS Daikatana. You can also pay $15 to get all of […]

Bravely Default Sales 1M Worldwide, Holds Torch for Import JRPGs

Bravely Default Sales 1M Worldwide, Holds Torch for Import JRPGs

Square Enix has confirmed that sales of its 3DS hit Bravely Default have topped 1 million worldwide.  The Final Fantasy-inspired RPG has moved 400,000 in Japan alone, with 600,000 units sold overseas (including Europe and the US.)  This news comes just over six months after the game’s initial western release, when it reportedly moved over 200,000 units within its first month. What Does this Mean? The significance behind these numbers lies in the […]

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 ReMix Pre-Order Incentives Announced

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 ReMix Pre-Order Incentives Announced

It’s not everyday that a classic game that has come and gone is revived and brought back into the spotlight. We’ve recently seen HD remasters of some of gaming greatest titles (Final Fantasy X, Devil May Cry, Halo, etc.) but there’s always more fans crying out for their favorite retro title to be given the modern face lift it deserves. Kingdom Hearts is a series that has been keeping itself alive […]

Batman Art Design: A Kingdom Hearts Touch

Batman Art Design: A Kingdom Hearts Touch

Here’s a sneak peek at what Tetsuya Nomura, Final Fantasy character designer and Kingdom Hearts boss, will design if he had imagined the infamous dark knight from Gotham City. Impressive as always, his acute vision for extraordinary details leave viewers staring aimlessly for hours to check each angle and area upon the designed character’s striking posture. Although Western audiences who have seen and appreciated this hero from comics, movies, and […]

Final Fantasy XIV Guild Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage

Final Fantasy XIV Guild Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage

LGBT Guild holds Pride parade in celebration of announcement. It was announced at E3 that Square Enix’s MMO Final Fantasy XIV would be receiving a new patch with some big changes. One of these changes was that any two player characters would be able to marry in-game, regardless of race or gender. To celebrate this progressive step forward by the developers one guild organised a Pride parade in-game, called ‘Pixel […]

Pay What You Want for the Humble Square Enix Bundle

Pay What You Want for the Humble Square Enix Bundle

Closing out the massive Humble 2K Bundle after two weeks and over $4 million in donations, Humble Bundle has posted a new bundle and this time its all about Square Enix. Humble’s latest bundle features 16 games ranging from decades old classics to modern AAA hits. The “Pay What You Want” tier features Thief Gold, Mini Ninjas, Hitman: Codename 37, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Anachronox, and the infamous FPS follow-up […]

AAA Developers Need to Take Mobile Gaming Seriously

AAA Developers Need to Take Mobile Gaming Seriously

Last week Mojang released their “biggest update ever” to Minecraft Pocket Edition. Even before this major update, Minecraft PE was already beating overall sales numbers of the PC edition. This update, which brings the game closer to parity with its PC older sibling, is sure to draw even more new players. Clearly, Mojang has tapped into something with Minecraft PE, an audience thirsty for great games on their iPads and Galaxy tablets. […]

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Trailer Shows Off 16-Bit Era Music

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Trailer Shows Off 16-Bit Era Music

Square Enix has uploaded a new trailer (see below) for Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call, showcasing some songs from the 16-bit era of Final Fantasy games consisting of Final Fantasy IV, V, VI, and Mystic Quest, most of which you may remember fondly. Whilst many consider the “PlayStation era” of Final Fantasy the best, the 16-bit was and still is just as popular as it didn’t just include memorable storylines […]