Posts Tagged square enix


Square puts Anachronox IP up for grabs on new Collective platform

You might remember that back in early October, Square Enix came up with a weird hybrid of crowdfunding and publisher-backing and called it Collective.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Nov 2013 | 2

Urine luck: Basso returns to Thief in first Stories from the City trailer

I don’t know, Thief. I just don’t know. You seem so eager to please, with your little references to guys from the original series (this new ‘Stories from the City’ trailer is narrated by a new version of Basso the Boxman) and a clunky attempt to acknowledge its unique linguistic quirks (Garrett is now known as “Taffer” to some, which means his nickname is a term of abuse.) But … it’s not quite working, is it?

By Peter Parrish | 1 Nov 2013 | 1

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut augments your game today

If you’ve been holding out for the Director’s Cut of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, today’s your day.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Oct 2013 | 3

Nosgoth closed alpha extends to Europe and North America

Last week, we pointed out that Nosgoth – the third-person multiplayer Legacy of Kain action thingy – had entered closed alpha… but said alpha was only available in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Netherlands.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Not a Keeper: Thief ditches unpopular XP system

In one of those amazingly hard-hitting ‘community’ interviews, during which a developer or publisher interviews … err ..

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2013 | 2

Final Fantasy XIV gets spooky with a Halloween event

Are you scared yet? Probably not, because I haven’t actually written anything.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Nosgoth closed alpha only available in certain regions

If you’re eager to get your teeth into Psyonix and Square Enix’s Legacy of Kain-themed third-person action multiplayer thing, Nosgoth, then you’d better hope you’re in one a very select number of regions.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Oct 2013 | 1

Augment Deus Ex: Human Revolution to Director’s Cut for cheap

Back when Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut was dated for the PC, I worried that the retail price would be a bit expensive if you already had the game and DLC.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Oct 2013 | 1

No Wei: Another Sleeping Dogs game on the way, called Triad Wars

In what’s potentially the best news of the day, United Front Games have confirmed that they’re working on another Sleeping Dogs game.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Oct 2013 | 1

New Deus Ex game being developed for PC

Rejoice: there’s a new Deus Ex game coming from Eidos Montreal, and it’s not an iOS game.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Oct 2013 | 3

Their vision, augmented: Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut dated

Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut has received a PC release date of 25 October.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy VII re-release updated with PS1 music

When Tim took a look at the Final Fantasy VII re-release back in July, he came away with pretty mixed impressions.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

That’s criminal: Thief trailer displays pre-order Bank Heist mission

If you weren’t sold on Square Enix’s Thief reboot (formerly known as Thi4f, which I will never let them live down) then you’ll be overjoyed to know that you’re going to have to pre-order the game if you want to go on a bank heist.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Fantastic: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn available digitally again

Square Enix have resumed digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Adventurer’s Log 2

I’ve got my GODDAMN CHOCOBO.
He’s called Binky. But we’ll get to talking about him.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Adventurer’s Log 1

I still don’t have a goddamn chocobo.
Part of this is doubtless down to the fact that I’ve had to play several other games to completion, so my Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn time has been limited.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV still having problems after server maintenance

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is still suffering the same woes, despite a spot of server maintenance aimed at fixing these issues.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Sep 2013 | 8

Final Fantasy XIV players get seven free days, server fix tomorrow

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn seems like it’s an alright MMORPG.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Sep 2013 | 1

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Tim’s Early Access Experience

I was kinda pleased, at first. Well, not at first – the starting equipment for your average catgirl is pretty much a bikini with extra straps – but after getting my first few pieces of equipment, my character started to resemble someone who was actually protected.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2013 | 3

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn out today, has launch trailer

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is out today, and in celebration of this fact, Square Enix have released a launch trailer showing off some of the cinematics and plot events of the game.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV’s launch activation causing issues

If you’ve been champing at the bit for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, you’ve probably been playing Early Access.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2013 | 5

Final Fantasy 14 ‘early access’ begins this weekend, new trailer emerges

If you’ve somehow forgotten that you pre-ordered Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn that night in a drunken rage, consider this news post a helpful reminder that you probably have a code for early access to the game.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Aug 2013 | 1

Going for your wallet: Thief dated for February

Square Enix has announced that Thief will be released on 25 February 2014 in the US, and 28 February in Europe.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Eidos Montreal’s new Thief won’t even let you jump when you want to

Not to mince words here, but Eidos Montreal’s new entry in the Thief series is sounding like an unmitigated disaster.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Aug 2013 | 16

Final Fantasy XIV’s final beta and Early Access dates revealed

Square Enix have revealed their plans for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s final beta, and Early Access.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Aug 2013 | 1

Square Enix CEO confirms Tomb Raider sequel in the works

We were a little bit relieved to hear a Tomb Raider sequel being mentioned by a comic writer recently, and now Square Enix CEO of the Americas and Europe Phil Rogers has confirmed that it’s being worked on.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Aug 2013 | 1

Excavated: Tomb Raider sequel planned, says comic writer

The writer of a forthcoming Tomb Raider comic series has revealed that it’s set to act as a bridge between the first game and a sequel.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

PC versus consoles: Final Fantasy XV PC version a possibility

I’ll start with a disclaimer: this story’s actually a month old, but I’ve only just noticed it now and it’s sort of interesting.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Jul 2013 | 1

Cloud saves (the world): How well do Final Fantasy VII’s new features work?

PC users haven’t had much luck with the Final Fantasy series.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Jul 2013 | 6

Chosen by the planet: Final Fantasy VII finally hits Steam

Well, that was unexpected. You read correctly: Final Fantasy VII has finally hit Steam.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jul 2013 | 2