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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.

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Square Enix And Marvel Are Teaming Up For Video Games

By Jenni . January 26, 2017 . 7:50am

Square Enix and Marvel are teaming up to make games based on comic series. The first project has Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal working on an Avengers game.

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Square Enix Says To Please Be Excited For A January 26 Announcement Later Today

By Sato . January 26, 2017 . 12:30am

Square Enix is celebrating Final Fantasy’s 30th anniversary at the end of the month, but the company announced that they’ll have an “exciting announcement” for January 26, 2017.

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Project Octopath Traveler Announced As New RPG For Nintendo Switch By Square Enix

By Sato . January 12, 2017 . 9:01pm

Square Enix revealed Project Octopath Traveler as a new RPG project they’re working on for Nintendo Switch, and it certainly has a Bravely feel to it.

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Square Enix, Atlus, Marvelous, Koei Tecmo, Sega, And More On 2017 Ambitions And Teasers

By Sato . January 10, 2017 . 7:00am

Famitsu and Dengeki both had big features this week on 2017 ambitions from 110+69 developers. Here are some key highlights of ambitions and teasers from various game makers from across Japan.

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Final Fantasy XV Director Looks Back At 2016 In His New Year Message For Fans

By Sato . January 2, 2017 . 1:30am

Square Enix saw quite an eventful 2016 with the release of Final Fantasy XV, and director Hajime Tabata shared a little New Year message for fans on the company’s official blog.

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Square Enix Boss On Technological Innovations Of 2016 And Looking Forward To 2017

By Sato . January 2, 2017 . 1:00am

Square Enix President and CEO, Yosuke Matsuda, shared in a New Year’s Letter from the President his thoughts on opportunities and innovations we saw in 2016, and what we can look forward to in 2017.

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Here’s A Huge List Of Teasers Heading Into 2017 From Japanese Developers

By Sato . December 27, 2016 . 11:15am

From Nippon Ichi Software CEO’s Nintendo Switch teaser to nonsense about Cape Town fishing boats from our beloved Yoko Taro, here’s a huge list of 2017 teasers from 4Gamer’s year-end talk with developers.

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