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Final Fantasy Meets Eidos Montreal’s Thief Is Square Enix Japan April Fool’s Joke

By Spencer . April 1, 2014 . 1:54am

Square Enix has a silly April Fool’s Joke that puts Garrett from the Thief series into Final Fantasy 1.

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Bravely Default’s Success In The West Is Making Square Enix Rethink Their JRPGs

By Sato . March 31, 2014 . 3:15am

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently talked to Nikkei on the matter of shifting the company’s focus back to JRPGs and their core audiences.

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Square Enix To Offer 175 eManga Titles Across 200 Countries Digitally

By Eugene . March 24, 2014 . 4:31pm

Square Enix and Yen Press are joining forces to put out some 175 of Square Enix’s manga series on major eBook retailers such as Amazon, Kobo, Nook and smartphones.

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Watch SaGa Series Illustrator Tomomi Kobyashi Work Her Magic On Porcelain Plates

By Sato . March 17, 2014 . 2:31pm

Square Enix’s Romancing Saga event featured “Arita-yaki” porcelain plates (a form of art that has been native to the Saga prefecture for over 400 years), with illustrations from series illustrator Tomomi Kobyashi.

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Square Enix Cooked Up Some Imperial Treats For The “Romancing Saga” Event

By Sato . March 14, 2014 . 4:32pm

Square Enix recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the SaGa franchise with a collaboration event called “Romancing Saga,” along with Japan’s Saga Prefecture.

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How Final Fantasy V Was A Turning Point In Tetsuya Nomura’s Career

By Sato . March 13, 2014 . 1:02pm

While many may consider Final Fantasy VII to be Kingdom Hearts creator Tetsuya Nomura’s early career-defining title, Nomura says it all began with Final Fantasy V.

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Tetsuya Nomura Talks About His Childhood And How He Joined Square

By Sato . March 13, 2014 . 1:48am

In an interview with Famitsu magazine, Square Enix’s Tetsuya Nomura details his childhood and how he joined the company he’s worked at all these years.

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Square Enix’s SaGa Teaser Was For An Event In Japan’s Saga Prefecture

By Sato . February 19, 2014 . 12:48am

Square Enix’s SaGa teaser ended up being for something completely unexpected.

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Square Enix’s SaGa Franchise Gets A 25th Anniversary Website

By Ishaan . February 14, 2014 . 8:30am

Square Enix have erected a 25th anniversary website for the SaGa franchise.

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Dragon Quest Games Drawing Near? Luminaries Of The Legendary Line Registered In The USA

By Spencer . February 10, 2014 . 12:43am

Square Enix still hasn’t said anything about releasing more Dragon Quest games, but something is cooking. Siliconera found a trademark for Luminaries of the Legendary Line registered by Square Enix in the USA.

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Former Square Enix President Explains Why They Make Smartphone Games And Remakes

By Sato . January 28, 2014 . 1:01pm

Former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada discusses why Square Enix have been releasing so many remakes and smartphone games of late.

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Square Enix’s Crowdfunding Platform Launches With An Indie RPG And More

By Ishaan . January 27, 2014 . 8:31am

Last year, Square Enix launched a crowdfunding initiative for indie developers, dubbed “The Collective”. This morning, the initiative went live.

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SaGa Creator Hopes To Announce A New Game In The Next Two Years

By Sato . January 20, 2014 . 12:00pm

During a recent live concert by Kenji Ito, known for composing tracks for the Mana and SaGa games, SaGa creator Akitoshi Kawazu discussed the series’ future.

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Xenogears Perfect Works Fanbook Getting Reprint In Japan

By Spencer . January 13, 2014 . 10:12pm

Before Monolith Soft created Xenoblade, many of the key staff including director Tetsuya Takahashi and composer Yoko Shimomura developed Xenogears with Squaresoft.

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A Hitman Reimagining Was In Development At Square Enix Montreal, But Was Cancelled

By Ishaan . January 6, 2014 . 9:00am

In late 2011, Square Enix opened a new studio in Montreal, which they dubbed “Square Enix Montreal”. At the time, Square said that the studio was working on a new game in the Hitman series.