Square Enix News

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Square Enix - 4 years ago

Sakaguchi: I Hated Square

As fans of Final Fantasy, we owe Hironobu Sakaguchi quite a lot. He was the driving force behind the Final Fantasy franchise for many years and it's a shame to hear about how his relationship with the company soured towards the end. The ...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Square Enix Opening New Studio To Focus On New RPGs For Consoles

Square Enix has launched a new recruitment site offering people a chance of a life time to work in the company's new Console-RPG focused development studio. They're looking to fill a variety of roles like Battle and Event Directors, Prog...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Square Enix Registers Prequel Trilogy Trademark In Japan

Square Enix isn't shy about making prequels to its hit games. For example, Final Fantasy VII already has two prequels and now according to recent reports, Square Enix has registered a trademark for a "Prequel Trilogy". Of course, this do...


Square Enix - 4 years ago

Rumor - One of the People Behind the Luminous Engine Has Left Square Enix

Although it has not been officially announced, there are now reasons to believe that Square Enix's technical director Yoshihisa Hashimoto has left the company. Speculation began with a post one of Hashimoto's ...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Square Enix Has Released Their E3 2014 Program Schedule

Square Enix has released an official schedule of their Square Enix Presents E3 2014 programs. Some of the highlights include the Letter from the Producer Live: E3 Edition, an interview with Ichiro Hazama regarding Theatrhythm Final Fanta...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Square Enix Hosting Sale On Final Fantasy Games and Merchandise

Final Fantasy fans, get your wallets in gear. Square Enix is hosting a big sale on selected items on their European and North American online stores. For those of you in North America, you can get a 20% off coupon for selected titles as ...


Square Enix - 5 years ago

Sony Sells All Of Its Square Enix Shares

Sony has announced that the company will be selling all of its shares in Square Enix in the next few days ending a partnership that goes back years. According to reports, 9,520,000 of Square Enix shares will be sold by Sony to SMBC Nikko Securities, one of the largest brokerage firms...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

European PSN Is Having A Massive Final Fantasy Sale

There is a massive sale on Final Fantasy games in the European PSN store and pretty much every main game (aside from the FFX HD Remake) is featured on the list. Thankfully the sale isn't just a one day thing so you have time to consider which ones you would like...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

Vote For Final Fantasy In The Classic FM Hall of Fame 2014

Over the past few years, there's been a concerted effort to get video game music more recognition among the pantheons of classical music, and it's been working. Through our campaigning, we've seen music from Final Fantasy and other video games appearing in Classic FM's Hall of Fame, and it's led to...


Square Enix - 5 years ago

Legendary Artist Akihiko Yoshida Leaves Square Enix

Upon the arrival of Bravely Default in Japan, fans have come to find sad news within the game's artbook. Seasoned Final Fantasy artist Akihiro Yoshida left a letter within the book announcing his decision to leave Square Enix. Yoshida worked on many games with Square Enix including Final Fantasy XII, Tactics...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

Children More Interested In Final Fantasy Spin Offs Than Main Series Says Producer

In a recent interview, Square Enix producer Ichiro Hazama spoke about what he believes younger fans want from the Japanese developer and what he think fans will appreciate more. "When you ask kids in their teens about their favorite Final Fantasy titles, Final Fantasy Type-0 and Dissidia are more popular than...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

Square Enix Entering Cloud Gaming Via Project Flare

Square Enix has revealed plans to enter into the cloud gaming sphere through Project Flare, a "technological breakthrough in cloud gaming". Project Flare plans to offer the power of a supercomputer to people all over the world. They'll run a bit like OnLive and Gaikai sending a live-streaming video feed to...


Square Enix - 5 years ago

Square Enix Reveals Their Plans For The Future

Rumors have been spreading like wildfire regarding Square Enix's future for the past year, especially with the arrival of the company's new president. Now some information has been released and fans are finally getting a bit in insight as to what they're planning. Firstly, the Western studios will be focusing mostly...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

Final Fantasy Committee Created To Ensure Quality Of Future Titles

Although Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has steadily grown in popularity and Final Fantasy XV's recent revamp has had many fans talking, Square Enix has decided that it's in their best interest to form a Final Fantasy Committee for quality assurance purposes for future titles. This committee is not made...

Square Enix - 5 years ago

Yoichi Wada Demoted To... Chairman of the Board??

Today, we have to give you guys some potentially bad news. I know many of you were quite happy when it was announced a few months ago that Yoichi Wada would be stepping down as President and CEO of Square Enix after more than a decade in charge... but his...


Square Enix - 6 years ago

Square Enix Signs Deal For Unreal Engine 4

The Final Fantasy series has always been known for its excellent graphics, especially in pre-rendered cutscenes. Over the last few years, that has been achieved with Square Enix's Crystal Tools. But recently, Square Enix has decided to sign up for a multi-title deal with Epic Games for the latest version...

Square Enix - 6 years ago

Square Enix Shares Their Tokyo Game Show Lineup

With the Tokyo Game Show approaching fast, Square Enix has launched their Tokyo Game Show site. The site provides a little peek into their show lineup. Here's the line-up for the ̢...

Square Enix - 6 years ago

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box And Ultimania Guides out in December

Near the end of the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Event in Japan, Shinji Hashimoto surprised the audience by unveiling what is known as the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box! So what is this "Ultimate Box"? Well, its a box that basically allows you to own all of the 13...