News items tagged with square enix

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3 2014 officially begins today but every year it’s the day before – where the big press conferences take place – where all the big announcements, reveals and gameplay footage teasers are reveale...

By Rob Keyes on 21 May 2018
Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Rhianna Pratchett, writer of Rise of the Tomb Raider, discusses her hope to see more diverse characters in video games and a change in how people look at female characters. Video games have come a...

By Sarah Fields on 17 May 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Video game fans who decide to pre-order Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider get the 2013 title starring Lara Croft absolutely free. With Rise of the Tomb Raider having fina...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR. Not long from now, Rise of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 May 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Development Budget is Huge

Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Development Budget is Huge

About a couple of weeks ago, Lara Croft fans were treated to the first full trailer for the forthcoming action-adventure title Shadow of the Tomb Raider, with the footage showing various indication...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 May 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Microsoft and developer Crystal Dynamics officially announce the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s forthcoming expansion materials for this month. According to Microsoft and Crystal Dynam...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2018
Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix has a very, very full booth at this year’s E3. Everything from action-adventure to role-playing, puzzle, and stealth, games were pouring out of every corner of the publisher’s massive...

By Curt Hutson on 01 May 2018
Hitman: Absolution

Hitman: Absolution

Beginning in 2000, IO Interactive developed Hitman video games for release every two years, until 2006 when the series came to a halt after the release of Hitman: Blood Money (and the terrible Hi...

By Rob Keyes on 09 April 2018
Rumor: Kingdom Hearts 3 to Feature Jungle Book World

Rumor: Kingdom Hearts 3 to Feature Jungle Book World

Ever since the official reveal of Kingdom Hearts 3, Square Enix has unveiled a slew of exciting new worlds for the forthcoming action role-playing game, with one of the most recent realms unveiled...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 March 2018
Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Teases Keyblade Transformations

Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Teases Keyblade Transformations

Kingdom Hearts 3 remains a popular game for discussion, however many of the game’s details have yet to be revealed. While there has been information provided about the new worlds, the developers ha...

By Hannah McCole on 23 March 2018
Octopath Traveler Release Date, New Characters Revealed

Octopath Traveler Release Date, New Characters Revealed

Octopath Traveler, the classic-style JRPG with high-definition visuals matched with 16-bit character models, finally has a release date. As announced during the Nintendo Direct that took place earl...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2018
Nier: Automata Hides a Secret That No One Has Found Yet

Nier: Automata Hides a Secret That No One Has Found Yet

Following the unexpected and massive success of Nier: Automata, Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito confirmed a couple of months ago that the Japanese company is planning to create a new title in the...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider. When Rise of the Tomb Raider was annou...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 March 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” award. Rise of the Tomb Raider was up again...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month. Months after its initial release fo...

By Sarah Fields on 27 February 2018
Sleeping Dogs Movie Moves Forward with Star Wars Actor

Sleeping Dogs Movie Moves Forward with Star Wars Actor

It may be almost six years old at this point, but the legacy of open world action-adventure Sleeping Dogs continues to grow. This morning famed actor, director, and martial artist Donnie Yen announ...

By Rory Young on 20 February 2018
Kingdom Hearts 3: Don't Expect a Release Date at E3

Kingdom Hearts 3: Don't Expect a Release Date at E3

It has been a busy weekend for Kingdom Hearts 3 during and after the D23 Expo. After all, fans got their hands on a new trailer featuring Monsters Inc. However, it seems that during the hype of the...

By Joshua Duckworth on 15 February 2018
Sephiroth Joins Mobius Final Fantasy in New Trailer

Sephiroth Joins Mobius Final Fantasy in New Trailer

While it looks as if Square Enix’s long-running RPG series already has a new game on the horizon, existing titles such as Mobius Final Fantasy continue to receive fresh content and updates to keep...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 February 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy 15 art director Yusuke Naora has left Square Enix after 24 years, and will shift into an independent role while still collaborating on designs with the company. Many fans had marked...

By Alexander Pan on 26 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition and PC Version Announced

Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition and PC Version Announced

It may have taken over a year but Square Enix is finally ready to release its expanded version of Final Fantasy 15. Dubbed the Royal Edition, this complete Final Fantasy 15 collection will include...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 January 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Producer Gives Development Update

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Producer Gives Development Update

News about the Final Fantasy 7 remake has been incredibly rare for the last few months. There was a bit of news here and there in early 2017, but since then development updates have gone silent, as...

By Denny Connolly on 12 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Getting Remake of Classic DS RPG

Nintendo Switch Getting Remake of Classic DS RPG

Nintendo kicked off its recent Nintendo Direct Mini presentation with a nice surprise for RPG fans. As it turns out, the critically-acclaimed The World Ends With You is making its way to Nintendo’s...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition Leaks Via ESRB Rating

Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition Leaks Via ESRB Rating

While Square Enix’s PC development persists for its port of Final Fantasy 15 on the platform, it looks as if fans on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One could be getting a new edition of the title somet...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Hitman: Absolution (Contracts)

Hitman: Absolution (Contracts)

httpv://youtu.be/f-Hy-Q1qKos An integral part of the multiplayer experience of many games these days is the ability to craft your own gameplay scenarios, create modes, or even manufacture a complete...

By Anthony Taormina on 09 January 2018
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 09 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Square Enix’s livestream event at this week’s EGX in London shows off the first 40 minutes of Final Fantasy 15, revealing some finer details about combat and exploration. If Final Fantasy 15 is tru...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Ray Chase, the voice actor for Final Fantasy 15 protagonist Noctis, tells Game Rant that the ending for Square Enix’s upcoming JRPG will be unlike any other Final Fantasy. At first glance, Final Fa...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 January 2018
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 08 January 2018
Dragon Quest Builders Review

Dragon Quest Builders Review

Square Enix takes a JRPG classic fuses it with elements of Minecraft in Dragon Quest Builders, creating a unique spin on the genre that enthralls even when it stumbles. The Dragon Quest franchise c...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it off. Af...

By Denny Connolly on 08 January 2018
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial aspect o...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 January 2018
Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander, star of the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, admits to playing the games in secret during her childhood. Ever since Hollywood turned its eye onto vi...

By Alexander Pan on 03 January 2018
Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15 hides plenty of secrets, but one hidden dungeon gives players an experience unlike anything else in the game, and here’s how to find it. Most of the dungeons players will encounte...

By Curt Hutson on 03 January 2018
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers have becom...

By Riley Little on 03 January 2018
Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Warner Bros. and MGM finally cast Lara Croft in their hotly anticipated reboot of the Tomb Raider film franchise, opting to select an actress that’s sure to excite fans. It would seem that video ga...

By Riley Little on 02 January 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recent holida...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 January 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Update 2/1: Rise of the Tomb Raider is now discounted by 10% off at Steam Store. Incredibly, GMG is matching the deal, making the game only $40.50 (total of 32% off). Remember all the confusion las...

By Dealzon on 02 January 2018
Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

The creative director of Uncharted pokes fun at the similarity between the box art for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.

By Weston Albert on 14 May 2016