17 Feb 2021

Everything Shown During Today’s Nintendo Direct (February 2021)

Yesterday, Nintendo tweeted out an announcement for their highly-anticipated Nintendo Direct event, scheduled for February 17th at 2:00pm PT/ 5:00 ET. The effect that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have on the video game industry (games continuously being delayed) is very disheartening so as an active gamer, it was good to see some good news
4 Jan 2021

NieR: Automata’s “Last Secret” Has Been Discovered

Four years after NieR: Automata‘s launch and two years after its Director Yoko Taro claimed in Famitsu that there was “one last secret” yet to be discovered, dataminer and modder Lance McDonald has found it after “hundreds of hours” of reverse-engineering the game’s engine.
26 Aug 2020

Review: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition

Memories can be an odd thing. We remember the games we grew up with, how they made us feel, and then years later, we can revisit them and find that sometimes, our memories have been altered by the flow of time. I can remember sitting in a small bedroom, my friends and I huddled together
3 Aug 2020

Spider-Man Coming to Marvel’s Avengers as a PlayStation Exclusive (UPDATE)

It’s been announced today via the PlayStation Blog that the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers from Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics will indeed be receiving everyone’s favorite web-slinger, Spider-Man. Last week during July’s War Table stream, we got a quick glimpse at how characters will traverse the various mission maps. Fans were quick to note that Black
30 Jul 2020

Square Enix to Reprint Final Fantasy XIV Art Books Next Year

Today, Square Enix announced that they’ll be reprinting several of their Final Fantasy XIV artbooks next year. Both Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward books, The Art of Ishgard -Stone and Steel- and The Art of Ishgard -The Scars of War– are set to be released on March 23, 2021. These books will contain redeemable codes for
29 Jul 2020

Marvel’s Avengers War Table Reveals Beta Details, New Hero

Today during the latest War Table stream for Marvel’s Avengers, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics revealed more details for the beta test which will begin next week.
23 Jul 2020

Square Enix Lifts the Curtain on Balan Wonderworld

After the recent “Balan Company” teasers from Square Enix, Balan Wonderworld, the new game by former Sonic Team members was unveiled during the Xbox Games Showcase today.
15 Jul 2020

Dates Announced For Marvel’s Avengers Beta

Today, Square Enix announced the date for their next War Table stream as well as dates for the upcoming beta of Marvel’s Avengers.
9 Jul 2020

Square Enix Celebrates Final Fantasy IX’s 20th Anniversary with New Merchandise and Interviews

In commemoration of one of the most beloved games in the Final Fantasy series, Square Enix is running a special feature on the Final Fantasy Portal Site for Final Fantasy IX. Final Fantasy IX, which now celebrates its 20th anniversary, was originally released in Japan on July 7th, 2000 on the PlayStation, with a remaster
24 Jun 2020

Marvel’s Avengers War Table Shows New Gameplay, Reveals Main Villain

Today, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics presented their Marvel’s Avengers War Table stream which showed new trailers and footage of gameplay. Gameplay of a new Thor focused mission “Once an Avenger” was shown today, showing the god of thunder in his Donald Blake outfit as he assists the other Avengers in their fight against A.I.M.
11 Jun 2020

Square Enix and Luminous Productions Debut Project Athia

Today, during the PlayStation’s Future of Gaming digital event, Square Enix and Luminous Productions announced their new IP, Project Athia. According to Square Enix, the game, which was designed with the PlayStation 5 in mind, “will harness the full power of the console and demonstrates Luminous Productions’ philosophy to provide a gaming experience like never
6 Apr 2020

Review: Final Fantasy VII Remake

Lengthy story-based games, like JRPGs and visual novels, are typically the kinds of games I’ll never replay. Between the fact that my time for games is limited and the shear amount of new titles out there I still need to play, I find little reason to go back and re-experience a story I’ve already played
13 Feb 2020

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Images Released

Last week, Square Enix dropped a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake featuring the new song ‘Hollow’ by Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu. Today we have a batch of new screenshots and renders for the game. Also tucked into this release is the first look at how quests will work in the game,
10 Oct 2019

Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 5.1 Special Site Goes Live!

Earlier today the Patch 5.1 Special Site went live! Named Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty, we’re getting a few previews of what’s to come later this month. Main Scenario Quests Hades is no more, and darkness at last returns to the mantle of night. But victory does not come without consequence. How will the
24 Sep 2019

Gabranth Joins Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

During a developer livestream of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, the next character joining the ever-growing roster of the famous arcade game was announced to be none other than Final Fantasy XII’s Judge Magister Gabranth. Along with various gameplay adjustments and updates, the new character is slated as a DLC add-on release on October 10th. You
15 Sep 2019

Review: Oninaki

Tokyo RPG Factory is Square Enix's arm apparently dedicated to bringing classic style RPGs and action RPGs into the modern age. Up to this point, they've had somewhat mixed results, with some mediocre titles with great ideas that didn't quite pan out. So far, one thing I can say about all of their work is that it always looks and sounds beautiful.
11 Jul 2019

Review: Dragon Quest Builders 2

A few years back, there was a little crafting game that caught me by surprise: Dragon Quest Builders. As I have mentioned before, I initially thought the game was a late-to-the-party cash grab on the crafting genre when demoing it, but it turned out to be much more than I had anticipated when diving into the full game.
28 Jan 2019

Review: Kingdom Hearts III

Since its release back in 2005, fans around the world have been eagerly pining for the long-awaited numbered sequel to Kingdom Hearts II. Multiple titles have been released since then on a variety of platforms, with the last being Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance on the Nintendo 3DS back in 2012 . In the seven-year
6 Sep 2018

PAX West 2018 Hands-on: The Quiet Man

I wasn’t quite sure what to make The Quiet Man when Square Enix announced it a few months ago at E3 2018. After getting to play 30 minutes of the game at PAX West… I’m still not quite sure what to make of it. The game’s core concept is an interesting one- the main character,
6 Sep 2018

PAX West 2018 Quick-Look: Left Alive

At PAX West 2018 we had a chance to sit down with Square Enix and get a closer look at Left Alive. We haven’t seen much of Left Alive since it was announced last year at Tokyo Game Show and even then, the trailer was more of a teaser.