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Final Fantasy XVI Torgal Plushies Are Absolutely Adorable; Pre-Orders Available Now

Today Square Enix has made a bunch of really spiffy Final Fantasy XVI merchandise available for pre-order, including beautiful plushies portraying Torgal and more.  We start with a majestic plushie…

June 11, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

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PlatinumGames & Kingdom Hearts Team Worked on Final Fantasy XVI; Square Enix CEO Makes Bold Promise to the Fans

During the Final Fantasy XVI pre-launch celebration, the new chief executive officer of Square Enix Takashi Kiryu introduced the show with a message to the fans.  Kiryu-san appeared on stage…

June 11, 2023 | 08:03 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Demo Release Announced With Specific Times for All Regions; Coming for PS5 Tomorrow

Today Square Enix is hosting the Final Fantasy XVI pre-launch celebration, and it announced the release timing for the Final Fantasy XVI demo. According to the announcement made by producer Naoki…

June 11, 2023 | 07:45 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis Preview

The famous bombing mission from Final Fantasy VII is an all-time classic moment in gaming, and there are so many ways to play it. Soon, Square Enix will serve it up on your phone (or tablet) with…

June 11, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Foamstars Preview

I’ll just get what we’re all thinking about out of the way first: yes, Foamstars is more or less Splatoon. It’s not a one-to-one copy, but let’s say they share enough DNA that they could be…

June 11, 2023 | 11:15 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Collaboration Cafe in Tokyo Revealed Ahead of Highly-Anticipated Release

Square Enix has announced that it will launch a Final Fantasy XVI collaboration cafe in Tokyo, Japan, to celebrate the release of the game.  The cafe will launch within the publisher's own Square…

June 10, 2023 | 12:43 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Reveals Pre-Launch Celebration Schedule & "Find the Flame" Music Track

Today Square Enix had a couple of juicy reveals to share related to its upcoming mainline Final Fantasy game Final Fantasy XVI.  First of all, we get to enjoy a music track from the game titled "…

June 9, 2023 | 03:28 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Coming in Early 2024, but Shines With Spectacular Trailer; Will Have 2 Disks

Today, during the Summer Game Fest show, Square Enix had a new reveal in store for the Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. We get to see both cutscenes and gameplay, showing…

June 8, 2023 | 04:51 EDT

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Tetsuya Nomura Promises Final Fantasy VII Rebirth News Coming "Soon"

Square Enix has promised more information about the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, coming "soon." We get another post on the game's official Twitter account,…

June 8, 2023 | 09:06 EDT

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Former Square Enix Employee Sentenced to Probation & Hefty Fine in Insider Trading Case

Today TV Asahi's ANN News reported that a former Square Enix employee has been sentenced to probation on top of a hefty fine in the ongoing insider trading case. Defendant Taisuke Sazaki (39) has…

June 8, 2023 | 04:13 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Soundtrack Includes Many New Tracks & Some New Arrangements From FF7 Remake

Square Enix is continuing to share more details about the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, this time focusing on the music. Singned by music supervisor Keiji…

June 7, 2023 | 09:08 EDT

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Octopath Traveler 2 Sales Top One Million Worldwide

Square Enix and Acquire have announced that Octopath Traveler 2 sales have topped a million worldwide. The game was released back in February for PC, Switch, and PlayStation, and this figure takes…

June 7, 2023 | 08:52 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Will Let You Cooperate With Party Members in Closer Ways than FF7 Remake

Square Enix has shared more details about the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, this time focusing on the battle system.  With a post on the game's official Twitter…

June 6, 2023 | 09:16 EDT

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You'll Be Able to "Fully Enjoy" Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Without Playing Final Fantasy VII Remake

Square Enix has been sharing more and more details about the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.  With a post on the game's official Twitter account, director Motomu…

June 5, 2023 | 09:21 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Writer Teases What You Can Look Forward to in the Story

Square Enix is continuing to share more details about the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, this time focusing on the story.  Via a post on the game's official…

June 4, 2023 | 10:13 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Will Feature "Wide and Multifaceted World" & "High Degree of Freedom"

Square Enix has shared more details about the world that you'll be able to enjoy in the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.  According to a post on the game's…

June 3, 2023 | 10:21 EDT

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Square Enix Breaks Silence on Final Fantasy VII Rebirth: "Nailing Down a Release Date"

Today Square Enix has broken its silence about the upcoming JRPG Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, which will serve as a sequel of Final Fantasy VII Remake.  The news, shared on Twitter and signed by…

June 2, 2023 | 09:46 EDT

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Sonic Creator Yuji Naka Faces Possible 2.5 Years Jail Sentence & Hefty Fine in Insider Trading Case

Today ANN News reported that Sonic Creator Yuji Naka is possibly facing jail time and a hefty fine in the insider trading case that sees him as the defendant.  During the trial hearing held this…

June 1, 2023 | 11:52 EDT

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Battle Royale JRPG Dragon Quest Champions Opens Pre-registration in Japan With New Trailers

Today has been a pretty big day for the Dragon Quest franchise, and more news comes from the mobile front with the opening of pre-registration in Japan for Dragon Quest Champions. Square Enix's next…

May 27, 2023 | 02:09 EDT

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New Dragon Quest Monsters Game for Nintendo Switch Teased by Square Enix

This year Square Enix will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dragon Quest Monsters spin-off series and it just teased a new game.  According to the tease, that came at the end of a brief trailer…

May 26, 2023 | 11:18 EDT

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Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai Gets Release Date & Xbox Series X|S Version

Today Square Enix announced the worldwide release date of its upcoming action JRPG Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai.  The game will release for PS5, PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch, and…

May 26, 2023 | 09:40 EDT

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Front Mission 2: Remake for Nintendo Switch Delayed to Q3 2023

Today Forever Entertainment announced a delay of its upcoming remake of Square Enix's mecha game Front Mission 2.  The game was supposed to release for Nintendo Switch on June 12, but looks like the…

May 26, 2023 | 01:34 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Pandaemonium Anabaseios Guide

The final section of the Final Fantasy XIV Pandaemonium raid is here with Anabaseios, pitting you against four more powerful foes. Our Final Fantasy XIV Pandaemonium Anabaseios Guide will go over the…

May 25, 2023 | 08:54 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.4 Full Patch Notes Released Ahead of Today's Launch

Today Square Enix is releasing the newest major update for its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, numbered 6.4 and titled "The Dark Throne." To get everyone up to speed about the upcoming update,…

May 22, 2023 | 11:35 EDT

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Naoki Yoshida Explains How Final Fantasy XVI's New Game Plus' Final Fantasy Mode is the True Hard Mode

Many gamers enjoy a good challenge and Final Fantasy XVI can potentially satisfy that need according to its producer Naoki Yoshida and what I have seen while playing an extensive demo of the game. …

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Portrays Sexual Desire Realistically, and That's Awesome

Final Fantasy XVI has a lot of potential to break new ground for the storied fantasy franchise, but one aspect is certainly interesting.  When we talk about the depiction of sexual attraction,…

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Interview: Naoki Yoshida Discusses Creating a More Mature Final Fantasy & More

With the release of Final Fantasy XVI right around the corner, I flew to London to play the game, which is certainly different from previous titles of the familiar franchise in a few key ways.  My…

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Preview - The Most Promising Final Fantasy Game in Forever

Final Fantasy XVI is getting close to its release date, and a few weeks ago I flew to London to experience the game for a few hours. Today, I can finally share how I feel about my time with the next…

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Developers Discuss Hero Clive With His Voice Actor

Today Square Enix released an extensive video about its massively anticipated new Final Fantasy game, Final Fantasy XVI.  The video includes a discussion between Producer Naoki Yoshida, Localization…

May 19, 2023 | 01:43 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.4 Gameplay & Details Revealed: Island Sanctuary Decoration & Much More

Today Square Enix hosted the 77th Letter from the Producer Live dedicated to Final Fantasy XIV, showing off the next major update. As is tradition, the information and new footage were provided on…

May 12, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.4 "The Dark Throne" Gets Release Date; Official Trailer Released

Today Square Enix announced the release date of the upcoming update 6.4 for its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV.  The new update, titled "The Dark Throne" will release on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. …

May 12, 2023 | 07:09 EDT

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Square Enix Announces Declining Financial Results & Strategy to Strengthen Development & Blockchain

Today Square Enix announced its financial results for the full fiscal year between April 2022 and March 2023.  Net sales for the whole company were 343,267 million yen (down 6.0% year-on-year) while…

May 12, 2023 | 06:53 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Gameplay Videos in English Show Battle Mechanics, Companions, Difficulty Aids, & More

Today Square Enix released a batch of gameplay videos of the upcoming mainline Final Fantasy game Final Fantasy XVI. The videos are similar to those released in Japanese at the beginning of the…

May 11, 2023 | 10:52 EDT

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PowerWash Simulator Player Count Hits 7 Million

Square Enix and FuturLab have revealed that the cult indie smash hit PowerWash Simulator has reached 7 million players around the world. This figure presumably takes into account both sales for the…

May 11, 2023 | 09:52 EDT

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Forspoken In Tanta We Trust DLC Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Frey's Moves

A new gameplay trailer has been unveiled for the upcoming Forspoken DLC In Tanta We Trust, which launches on PlayStation and PC later this month. The trailer shows off some of the new environments…

May 2, 2023 | 09:38 EDT

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Spectacular Final Fantasy XVI Gameplay Videos & Art Introduce Mechanics, Features, & Eikons

Today Square Enix released a bunch of new gameplay videos of the upcoming mainline Final Fantasy game Final Fantasy XVI. The videos showcase different aspects of the game, providing an introduction…

May 1, 2023 | 11:22 EDT

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NieR Automata Has Sold Over 7.5 Million Copies

Today Square Enix announced that the popular JRPG NieR: Automata has passed another sales milestone.  According to the announcement made on Twitter, the game has passed 7.5 million in sales,…

April 23, 2023 | 06:49 EDT

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Square Enix Brings Back Ancient Game by Dragon Quest Creator for Free Preview of Its AI Technology

Today Square Enix had a surprise to share in the form of an investigation adventure game titled The Portopia Serial Murder Case.  The name will likely be familiar to veteran fans of the Enix brand,…

April 21, 2023 | 09:12 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Gets Its Own Moisturizing Cream in Japan

Today the Japanese skincare company Steamcream released the fruit of a brand new Final Fantasy XIV collaboration with Square Enix, the game's own moisturizing cream. The cream is available in 75-…

April 20, 2023 | 01:41 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Getting Pre-Launch Celebration Show in Early June

Today Square Enix announced that a pre-launch celebration show will be hosted a few days before Final Fantasy XVI releases. The announcement, made on social media, mentions that the show will happen…

April 18, 2023 | 12:03 EDT

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Yasumi Matsuno Calls Theory About Basch Being Final Fantasy XII's Original Protagonist a "Fake Story"

There are many theories and rumors around Final Fantasy XII, especially due to the change of leadership in the middle of development. One of these rumors has been shot down today. Many fans,…

April 18, 2023 | 11:17 EDT

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Moogle Treasure Trove Event Returning to Final Fantasy XIV Promising Goodies Aplenty

Today Square Enis announced the return of the Moogle Treasure Trove event to its ultra-popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV.  Players are prompted to collect irregular tomestones of mendacity by…

April 17, 2023 | 10:49 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Main Theme Song by Kenshi Yonezu Revealed

Square Enix has revealed the main theme song of its upcoming mainline Final Fantasy game Final Fantasy XVI.  The song is written and performed by popular Japanese singer-songwriter Kenshi Yonezu,…

April 13, 2023 | 06:03 EDT

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Final Fantasy XVI Reveals Tons of Spectacular Gameplay; Main Theme Is by Kenshi Yonezu

Today Square Enix and Sony Interactive Entertainment provided an in-depth look at Final Fantasy XVI during the latest PlayStation State of Play broadcast.  We get an introduction to the story and…

April 13, 2023 | 05:31 EDT

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New PlayStation State of Play Will Feature Final Fantasy XVI This Week

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a new State of Play presentation happening this week, focusing on Final Fantasy XVI. According to the announcement, the upcoming game by Square Enix…

April 11, 2023 | 05:38 EDT

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New Final Fantasy XVI Video Shows Super-Cute & Fluffy Moogle

Final Fantasy XVI is coming soon, and Square Enix continues to provide juicy glimpses of the upcoming game.  A new video has been published on the official Twitter account of the game showcasing one…

April 11, 2023 | 03:59 EDT

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New Final Fantasy XVI Videos Show Chocobo & Torgal

Square Enix continues to provide interesting glimpses of its upcoming mainline Final Fantasy game Final Fantasy XVI.  This time around, we focus on animal companions, starting with a Chocobo, who is…

April 10, 2023 | 11:33 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Trailer Portrays a Warrior of Light's Journey

Square Enix released a new trailer of its ultra-popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. The trailer portrays the journey of an average player (or "Warrior of Light" as players are called in FFXIV) since…

April 7, 2023 | 12:01 EDT