News items tagged with square enix

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3 2014 officially begins today but every year it’s the day before – where the big press conferences take place – where all the big announcements, reveals and gameplay footage teasers are reveale...

By Rob Keyes on 18 October 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Video game fans who decide to pre-order Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider get the 2013 title starring Lara Croft absolutely free. With Rise of the Tomb Raider having final...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 October 2017
Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

The creative director of Uncharted pokes fun at the similarity between the box art for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4. It was announced today that Rise of...

By Weston Albert on 17 October 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” award. Rise of the Tomb Raider was up again...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 October 2017
Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Rhianna Pratchett, writer of Rise of the Tomb Raider, discusses her hope to see more diverse characters in video games and a change in how people look at female characters. Video games have come a...

By Sarah Fields on 13 October 2017
Square Enix Talks Future of Video Games

Square Enix Talks Future of Video Games

Square Enix is currently hard at work one some of the biggest games in its history, like the hotly anticipated Final Fantasy 7 remake, and the similarly eagerly awaited Kingdom Hearts 3. Now, the s...

By Brad Jones on 09 October 2017
Nier: Automata Sells Over 2 Million Copies Worldwide

Nier: Automata Sells Over 2 Million Copies Worldwide

About a month ago, Platinum Games co-founder Hideki Kamiya thanked fellow developer Yoko Taro for his work on Nier: Automata, as Kamiya-san went so far as to say that the title’s success effectivel...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2017
Metal Gear Solid Art Director Reveals New Game Left Alive

Metal Gear Solid Art Director Reveals New Game Left Alive

One of last night’s largest announcements during the Tokyo Game Show’s 2017 PlayStation press conference was Square Enix’s Left Alive. While the game was announced with only a short and simple teas...

By Rory Young on 20 September 2017
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers have becom...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 Review

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 Review

In retrospect, perhaps it isn’t much of a shock that a lot of video game enthusiasts saw pieces of themselves in Life is Strange‘s awkward yet affable Max or the angry, rebellious Chloe. The two gi...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 September 2017
Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander, star of the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, admits to playing the games in secret during her childhood. Ever since Hollywood turned its eye onto vi...

By Alexander Pan on 19 September 2017
Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Warner Bros. and MGM finally cast Lara Croft in their hotly anticipated reboot of the Tomb Raider film franchise, opting to select an actress that’s sure to excite fans. It would seem that video ga...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15 hides plenty of secrets, but one hidden dungeon gives players an experience unlike anything else in the game, and here’s how to find it. Most of the dungeons players will encounte...

By Curt Hutson on 19 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR. Not long from now, Rise of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Update 2/1: Rise of the Tomb Raider is now discounted by 10% off at Steam Store. Incredibly, GMG is matching the deal, making the game only $40.50 (total of 32% off). Remember all the confusion las...

By Dealzon on 19 September 2017
Dragon Quest Builders Review

Dragon Quest Builders Review

Square Enix takes a JRPG classic fuses it with elements of Minecraft in Dragon Quest Builders, creating a unique spin on the genre that enthralls even when it stumbles. The Dragon Quest franchise c...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 September 2017
FF14: Stormblood Blood Drive is a Huge Success

FF14: Stormblood Blood Drive is a Huge Success

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood is already a success, buoyed by positive reviews and an active, dedicated playerbase that numbers in the millions. Yet Square Enix and the American Red Cross managed to...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 September 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recent holid...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Microsoft and developer Crystal Dynamics officially announce the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s forthcoming expansion materials for this month. According to Microsoft and Crystal Dynam...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Square Enix’s livestream event at this week’s EGX in London shows off the first 40 minutes of Final Fantasy 15, revealing some finer details about combat and exploration. If Final Fantasy 15 is tru...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Ray Chase, the voice actor for Final Fantasy 15 protagonist Noctis, tells Game Rant that the ending for Square Enix’s upcoming JRPG will be unlike any other Final Fantasy. At first glance, Final Fa...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 September 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it off. Af...

By Denny Connolly on 16 September 2017
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial aspect o...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Although the latest iterations of Final Fantasy haven’t been very similar to where the franchise started, Square Enix is still capable of making a classic turn-based JRPG. During today’s Nintendo D...

By Denny Connolly on 14 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 October 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month.

By Sarah Fields on 13 October 2015