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For Just One Night, Tokyo Tower Will Be “Crystal Tokyo Tower” For Final Fantasy’s 30th

By Sato . April 26, 2017 . 5:00am

Square Enix is celebrating the Final Fantasy series’ 30th anniversary in many ways this year, and one of the more unique events will turn the iconic Tokyo landmark into “Crystal Tokyo Tower” for just one night.

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Yoko Taro Says He’d Do A NieR Remake Or Just About Anything If He Gets Money For It

By Sato . April 19, 2017 . 9:15am

Director Yoko Taro, producer Yosuke Saito, and others recently shared drinks and jokes during a NieR: Automata live stream. They also shared thoughts on a possible NieR remake.

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Square Enix Boss On Simultaneous Worldwide Releases And Keeping Things Japanese

By Sato . April 6, 2017 . 2:00am

Square Enix president and CEO Yosuke Matsuda talked about their focus on simultaneous worldwide releases, not changing content for other regions, interest in Nintendo Switch, and other tidbits.

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Yoko Taro’s Special Lifestyle And The Freedom Of Making Games The Way He Wants

By Sato . April 1, 2017 . 7:45am

Yoko Taro is featured in a mini-documentary series that takes us on a night out drinking with the NieR creator, who shares his thoughts on the freedom of making games, his love for staff and pinball machines.

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Star Ocean And Valkyrie Profile Series Producer Yoshinori Yamagishi Leaves Square Enix

By Sato . April 1, 2017 . 7:15am

Yoshinori Yamagishi, best known for his longtime role as the series producer for Star Ocean and Valkyrie Profile, has announced his resignation from Square Enix.

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Longtime Final Fantasy Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryo Leaves Square Enix

By Sato . April 1, 2017 . 6:45am

Longtime Final Fantasy art director Isamu Kamikokuryo has left Square Enix, after a little over 18 years since joining the company in 1999.

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Tetsuya Nomura Celebrates Kingdom Hearts’ 15th Anniversary With A Special Drawing

By Sato . March 28, 2017 . 6:00am

The Kingdom Hearts series is celebrating its 15th anniversary today since the release of the very first game back in March 28, 2002, in Japan. Creator Tetsuya Nomura celebrates with a special drawing.

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Celebrate 30 Years Of Final Fantasy With The “Timeless Legacy Trailer”

By Sato . March 10, 2017 . 2:00am

2017 is a big year for the Final Fantasy series, as it is celebrating its 30th anniversary since its very first release in Final Fantasy back in 1987. Here’s its Timeless Legacy Trailer looking back at its history.

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Dancing with the Stars? How About Dancing with Bahamut In Square Enix’s Upcoming VR Attraction

By Sato . February 27, 2017 . 4:30am

This July, Square Enix is teaming up with the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Sasebo, Nagasaki, to bring Bahamut Disco, the first VR attraction that doesn’t require the use of head-mounted displays.

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Before Crisis, Crisis Core, And Dirge of Cerberus HD Compilation Would Be Difficult Says Nomura

By Sato . February 27, 2017 . 12:00am

While talking about Final Fantasy VII Remake at MAGIC 2017 last week, Tetsuya Nomura brought up the topic of HD Remasters for Before Crisis, Crisis Core, and Dirge of Cerberus.

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Former Tales of Producer On Joining Square Enix, Going Back To Fantasy Roots With New IP

By Sato . February 21, 2017 . 4:45am

Former Tales of series producer Hideo Baba spoke with Famitsu about how he ended up joining Square Enix and about going back to fantasy roots with Project Prelude Rune, and more.

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Square Enix Launches Studio Istolia With Former Tales of Producer Hideo Baba As Its Head

By Sato . February 21, 2017 . 12:00am

Hideo Baba who has over 18 years of experience in game development, best known as the series producer for the Tales of series, will serve as the studio’s head.

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Check Out Final Fantasy VII’s Giant Snow Sculpture With Special Effects In Japan

By Sato . February 6, 2017 . 5:00am

In celebration of Final Fantasy VII’s 20th anniversary, a special snow sculpture was made for it at this year’s Sapporo Snow Festival and it got a 3D projection mapping display to go with it.

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Final Fantasy Brand Manager Says More Final Fantasy Titles Are On The Way

By Sato . February 1, 2017 . 12:00am

Following yesterday’s Final Fantasy 30th anniversary celebration event, Square Enix’s Final Fantasy brand manager Shinji Hashimoto said that it was only the beginning and there’s more to come.

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Final Fantasy Bosses Take Over Nissin’s Cup Noodles In Latest Collaboration

By Sato . January 31, 2017 . 4:00am

We’ve all seen Nissin’s Cup Noodles take over Final Fantasy XV with ads in the game and a hilarious parody trailer, and now Final Fantasy is sending in its most fearsome bosses to take on the noodle giants.