28 Mar 2018

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Coming West

Today, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 and Steam on September 4th later this year. The game, which has won multiple awards since its release in Japan, including a perfect 40/40 from Famitsu, will see several additions made to its Western release:
18 Feb 2018

Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

After a couple of games on the PSP and an arcade release, Dissidia Final Fantasy finally hits home consoles with the release of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT for the PlayStation 4. To any Final Fantasy fan, Dissidia NT may seem like a dream. It pits over 20 characters from the series against each other in
30 Jan 2018

Take the FINAL FANTASY 30th Anniversary official quiz!

Today SQUARE ENIX launched their official quiz for the 30th anniversary of FINAL FANTASY which debuted in December 1987 (formerly as Square) and has launched several titles of their flagship series. We here at Gamer Escape want to know how much our readers know about this amazing series. Please click here take the quiz and
25 Aug 2017

Secret of Mana 3D Remake Announced

  Square Enix announced today that Secret of Mana will be getting a full 3D remake that will drop next year on February 15th. Originally released in 1993, the game will see upgraded gameplay and a newly arranged score. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Steam. Those who pre-order will
4 May 2017

Final Fantasy XI Version Update Scheduled For May 10th

The next version update is scheduled for Wednesday, May 10. Check out all the details here.
11 Oct 2016

Review: Dragon Quest Builders

Initial Impressions The demo – a classic method of marketing a video game. When you’re a publisher trying to sell a new title, you can put out all the fancy posters, trailers, and point-of-sale displays that you want. However, for an entertainment medium that relies fully on interaction, these purely visual marketing styles just aren’t
2 May 2016

Check Out This Final Fantasy XI Virtual Reality Chat Room!

Anyone remember .hack//SIGN? It was an anime that hit the States back in the early 2000’s on Adult Swim that was set in the fictitious MMORPG, “The World”, a game that was conceptually ahead of our time utilizing virtual reality (VR) headsets in place of a standard screen. While we’re still years away from VR
27 Apr 2016

Final Fantasy XI Reboot- A First Look

This week at the Nexon Developers Conference, the first ever images of the new Final Fantasy Mobile game were shown and wound up on a Japanese blog, the images bearing the title, “Final Fantasy XI Reboot”. As many of you well remember, back in March 2015, Square Enix announced The Vana’Diel Project– a means to
1 Feb 2016

Review: Final Fantasy Explorers

Final Fantasy Explorers for the Nintendo 3DS places you into a world where you can team up with three of your friends to undertake quests and battle against the mighty Eidolons. Along the way you can gain access to many of the popular jobs from the Final Fantasy series as well as receive a bit of fan service
19 Jan 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers Let’s You Fight As Classic FF Characters

Releasing next Tuesday, Final Fantasy Explorers on the Nintendo 3DS will let players play as classic Final Fantasy heroes by way of the Trance ability. While in Trance Mode, you’ll be able to play as characters such as Cloud, Squall, Lightning, Yuna and more as you unleash their ultimate attacks against your foes. These special
15 Jan 2016

Square Enix Honors The Passing of David Bowie With Omikron Code Giveaway

To honor the passing of the legendary icon that is David Bowie, Square Enix is giving away Steam keys for Omikron: The Nomad Soul, a game that Bowie contributed to in both music and game design. To download, click here if you’re in the US, and here if you’re in the EU. Enter the code “omikron”
9 Dec 2015

Review: Just Cause 3

If It Ain’t Broke… Readers here may have guessed, either through the number of times I’ve written about rhythm games or through my current Twitter handle, that I am quite into music. I worked in college radio, independent radio, band promotion, and have played in a band as well. In fact, before joining up with GamerEscape
26 Oct 2015

Review: Life is Strange

Back in January, DONTNOD and Square Enix released the first episode of Life is Strange into the world- which we really enjoyed. We gave the first episode a proper review, deciding to wait until the entirety of the season was released to give another. I did however list my thoughts after playing through each episode which
19 Oct 2015

Life is Strange Finale Trailer

The finale for Life is  Strange is just around the corner, and to help bring the hype train into the station, a new trailer has been released. Keep an eye out for our full Life is Strange Season 1 review later this week!
25 Sep 2015

New World of Final Fantasy Screenshots

Brand new screenshots have dropped for Square Enix’s World of Final Fantasy! The screenshots feature heroes Reynn and Lann and their mysterious guide Enna Kros who leads them into the world of Grymoire. During the journey, the siblings will encounter characters, locations and monsters from the Final Fantasy series such as Lightning from FFXIII and
16 Sep 2015

Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Announced at TGS

After news went around about Kingdom Hearts 2.9, a game that someone claimed to be working on via their Linked In profile, Square Enix has released a trailer for Kingdom Hearts 2.8 at the Tokyo Game Show. The game features an HD remaster of the Nintendo 3DS title Dream Drop Distance, an HD movie from
28 Jul 2015

Hands on Impressions: Life is Strange Episode 4

As I dived into the penultimate episode of Life is Strange, I was reminded of how the narrative drove me to the very bizarre and jaw dropping ending from the previous episode. The episode starts off right away and for about twenty minutes you just feel absolutely terrible seeing the consequences of the actions that the
23 Jul 2015

Life is Strange Episode 4 Coming Next Week

Things have gotten stranger and darker as we’ve progressed through Life is Strange. Episode 4 “Darkroom” seems that it will continue to drive Max further into these darker depths with an End of the World party while she gets closer to finding out the truth about the missing student Rachel Amber. Luckily we won’t have
15 Jun 2015

Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Happening!

In one of the biggest game announcements to come out of this year’s E3- Square Enix has announced FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE (final name pending). The game will be lead by key members of the original game including producer Yoshinori Kitase, director Tetsuya Nomura and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima.  
11 Mar 2015

Life Is Strange Episode 2 Demo and Talk With Developers

While out at PAX East this past weekend we got to sit down with members of DONTNOD and Square Enix to talk about Life is Strange and see a demo of Episode 2. Spoilers ahead if you haven’t checked out the first episode of Life is Strange!