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Review: Dragon Quest Heroes II

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below not only launched with one of the worst subtitles in gaming history, but some design flaws. Some stemmed directly from latent problems with Omega Force's approach to hack-and-sl...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV is getting a new patch with UI tweaks, better PS4 Pro performance

Square Enix has announced that a new patch will be hitting Final Fantasy XV next week for Japanese gamers (with a Western release TBA). On April 27, PS4 Pro players will be given the option to select a "Stable Mode" for play in addition to ...   read

 
 

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Games with Gold for May continues the trend of meh

We've had this odd trend where the recent free games on offer from both Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus have been going down in quality. Looking at just Microsoft's service, the last few months have been pretty spotty. May doesn't seem ...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands managed to outsell Breath of the Wild in the US in March

According to NPD Group, an analyst firm that tracks the sales stats of games, Ghost Recon Wildlands outsold Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the US for March. While this shouldn't be so surprising (Wildlands launched on three platforms versus Z...   read

 
 
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Crossover costumes, ass-kicking CEOs; new NieR: Automata DLC has it all

NieR: Automata is getting a TON of new content. After Final Fantasy XV added Square Enix's Yosuke Matsuda, NieR: Automata did one better by not only bringing over Matsuda but also the CEO of PlatinumGames, Kenichi Sato. ...   read

 
 
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Square Enix is reprinting the original NieR in Europe

It doesn't hold up nearly as well mechanically, but if you dug the narrative themes of NieR: Automata, you'll probably dig the original NieR. The problem is that it's super hard to find at a standard retail price, as Square Enix stopped pri...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest XI gets Japanese release date, Switch and West left in limbo

July 29 may as well be a national holiday this year, as that's when the latest Dragon Quest mainline game hits Japan. It will be available then for PlayStation 4 at 8,980 yen and 3DS for 5,980 yen. Although the game is also confirmed ...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger director teases new Nintendo Switch project

Directly following statements by the company president that Square Enix would be investing more into the Nintendo Switch, here comes Chrono Trigger director and Square long-timer Takashi Tokita with another tease. Just the other day on Twit...   read

 
 
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Square Enix says it'll prioritize the Nintendo Switch over the Xbox Scorpio

While publishers like Ubisoft are dragging their feet when it comes to the Switch (the only thing out and on the horizon are old ports), others are going in two feet first. One such company is Square Enix, who announced multiple games durin...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest Heroes II now has a PS4 demo

Ahead of its late-April launch in the West, you'll be able to hack and slash and spell-cast your way through the adorable monster hordes in Dragon Quest Heroes II. A demo for the PlayStation 4 version is now up on PlayStation Network, clock...   read

 
 


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Final Fantasy XV will eventually explore the origin of Ardyn

I was kind of fine with Ardyn's appearance in Final Fantasy XV being mysterious, but director Hajime Tabata is keen on pulling back the veil. In a recent interview Tabata, it was confirmed that Square Enix has "plans," for exploring mo...   read

 
 
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Two big names have left Square-Enix

March 31 was a quite an interesting day for the industry. It was Palmer Luckey's last day at Facebook, longtime developer Koji Ishitani's final day at Monolith Soft, and the last day at Square-Enix for Yoshinori Yamagishi and...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV: Daddy of Light headed to Netflix worldwide

Netflix has picked up the game-inspired Japanese drama Final Fantasy XIV: Daddy of Light, and somewhat surprisingly, it will see an international release. The hybrid live-action show tracks a father and son who bond through the titular MMOR...   read

 
 
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Surprise, Yoko Taro's new game has amazing art

Yoko Taro has a lot to be excited about. His last project, NieR: Automata, has been pretty much universally beloved. Whether that translates to sales in this very busy season (crazy isn't it) is another thing, but Taro strikes me as the typ...   read

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus

Bro! The Gladiolus DLC just came out bro. Check it bro, you can get a shirtless outfit for Gladiolus bro! And it carries over to the main game!   read

 
 
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Here's how Lara Croft looks in the new Tomb Raider movie

This time next year, we're getting a "very different" film adaptation of Tomb Raider. As director Roar Uthaug tells GQ, "We drew a lot of inspiration and reference from the game and the entire Tomb Raider canon to develop our world, and I b...   read

 
 
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There's a new Fortune Street arriving this year, and it has Final Fantasy's Lightning

I completely forgot about the new Fortune Street game, announced back in September of last year. It's a 30th anniversary celebration of Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest for both PS4 and Vita, and a ton of characters are coming along for the r...   read

 
 
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Switch gets pricey Seiken Densetsu Collection

It's official: Seiken Densetsu 3 will be on the Nintendo Switch, included in the Seiken Densetsu Collection along with Seiken Densetsu 1 (Final Fantasy Adventure) and Seiken Densetsu 2 (Secret of Mana). The collection will be...   read

 
 
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Get caught up on the wild and wacky universe of Drakengard and NieR in one minute

If you prepped for NieR: Automata by reading wiki entries for Drakengard (which is in the same universe) and the previous NieR, you may not have even started the game yet -- that's how far the rabbit hole goes. It's an insane seri...   read

 
 
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Review: I Am Setsuna (Switch)

Last year, we saw the release of I Am Setsuna for the PlayStation 4 and PC. Much like one of Square Enix's other recent role-playing games, Bravely Default, it was an attempt by the publisher to provide an experience somewhat...   read

 
 
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Three NieR: Automata deals available for the PC release

NieR: Automata has arrived finally on the PC and the fanfare looks to be justified as early reception is positive and Plantium Games as of writing has been quick to address PC port issues (such as a 4K support issue that cropped up earlier ...   read

 
 
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I sort of went to the NieR: Automata cafe in Tokyo

I was planning to do a front page thing, showing off the NieR: Automata cafe in Akihabara, but I couldn't eat so I made this a blog. Then Niero said I should put on the front page. Here we are! Ending tomorrow,  NieR: Automata is ...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, Bravely Default has a mobile game coming

I'm glad the Bravely Default series is still alive, even if it's in the form of a mobile game. Square Enix has showed off Fairy's Effect in earnest this week, showcasing some beautiful artwork and music in the trailer below. Unlik...   read

 
 
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Square Enix PC sale brings the cheapest yet Life is Strange and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Square Enix is loading up a giant sale on digital retailer Green Man Gaming, encompassing most of its catalog (sans Final Fantasy titles). Everything from Tomb Raider to Hitman is on sale for the week, with many recent titles hitting histor...   read

 
 
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You won't be hacking and slashing much in the first hour of Dragon Quest Heroes 2

I’ve actually never played a Dragon Quest game before. I know of the series and some of its creatures, but my largest piece of knowledge is about how an elderly Japanese actress wanted to play IX before she died. To say I walked int...   read

 
 



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