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Square Enix To Increase Focus On Region Specific Games

By Ishaan . May 27, 2013 . 3:12pm

Up until now, Square Enix have been making investments in game development under the assumption that their major titles would be hits all over the world. This is not the case anymore.

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Square Enix Feel They Have Something To Learn From Kickstarter

By Ishaan . May 26, 2013 . 9:06pm

In an age where hit games like Tomb Raider can sell millions and fail to meet expectations, Square Enix feel lessons can be learned from Kickstarter and Steam.

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Square Enix Will Make Console-Like Games For Smartphones And Tablets

By Ishaan . May 26, 2013 . 8:44pm

Moving forward, Square Enix will be making the kinds of games that they used to make for consoles on smartphones and tablets as well.

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Square Enix To Focus On Smartphone Games As Part Of Future Strategy

By Ishaan . May 13, 2013 . 10:30am

In order to combat their losses, Square have three major strategies in mind. One of them is to focus on smartphone games.

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Square Enix Is Hosting Vagrant Story Art Exhibit

By Spencer . May 11, 2013 . 3:30pm

Artnia, the Square Enix cafe, is becoming the place to go to for Square Enix fans. They had a Final Fantasy VIII art exhibit in April and starting this week there’s a Vagrant Story art showcase.

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Final Fantasy IV NES Bootleg Is An Impressive Reproduction, Split On 3 Carts

By Spencer . May 3, 2013 . 12:49pm

While Final Fantasy IV was developed for Super Nintendo, a bootleg Famicom/NES version exists. This 16-bit to 8-bit downport splits Final Fantasy IV into three cartridges – Dark Chapter, Light Chapter, and Final Chapter.

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See The Distant Worlds Final Fantasy Music Concert On Blu-Ray

By Spencer . April 28, 2013 . 12:02pm

The grand finale for Final Fantasy’s 25th birthday was a Distant Worlds concert which took place in Tokyo last year. Square Enix recorded the event and in June you can watch it at home.

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Square Enix’s Is Remastering Super Nintendo Final Fantasy Game Music

By Spencer . April 27, 2013 . 6:00pm

Square Enix has a trio of nostalgic Final Fantasy CDs in the works. Final Fantasy IV Original Soundtrack Remaster Version is slated for release on July 3.

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Who Is Square Enix’s Millennium Hero?

By Spencer . April 17, 2013 . 1:00am

Not to be confused with New Etrian Odyssey: Millennium Maiden from Atlus, Square Enix filed a trademark for Millennium Hero in Japan. Siliconera also dug up a trademark for Hagun Student Council.

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Chocobo Lattes, Alcoholic Materia Served At Square Enix’s Artnia Cafe

By Spencer . April 13, 2013 . 3:30pm

If you’re planning to visit Tokyo, you can get a stack of strawberry pancakes and a cappuccino with chocobo foam art. Those are some of the items Artnia, the Square Enix cafe, serves up.

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Check Out These Kingdom Hearts Figures Of Mer-Sora And Tron Legacy Sora

By Spencer . April 11, 2013 . 8:01am

Square Enix shared production samples of the Kingdom Hearts Formation Arts series three which has Mer-Sora and Kingdom Hearts II Sora wading through Destiny islands.

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See Final Fantasy VIII Concept Art At The Square Enix Cafe

By Spencer . April 11, 2013 . 1:20am

Last year, Square Enix closed the Character Goods shop where Sephiroth was sleeping and opened a cafe in Shinjuku called Artnia which will have a Final Fantasy VIII concept art exhibit.

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Is Square Enix Working On The Mad & The Monstrous?

By Spencer . April 9, 2013 . 2:00pm

Square Enix filed a trademark for The Mad & The Monstrous in Europe, which isn’t tied to any announced game so far. Siliconera also found a domain name registration for themadandthemonstrous.com.

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Square Enix Detail Where Their Losses Are Coming From

By Ishaan . April 8, 2013 . 12:10pm

Square Enix are incurring an extraordinary loss in an “effort to sort out items not achieving expected revenue levels, through scrapping those items and terminating production”.

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Square Enix’s New President Plans To Review The Entire Company

By Sato . April 2, 2013 . 6:10pm

Yosuke Matsuda who will become Square Enix’s president in June says he will review what works and what doesn’t work for Square Enix.

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Square Enix And Subaru Pull An Elaborate Gyrozetter April Fool’s Prank

By Sato . April 2, 2013 . 5:12pm

The wizards behind Square Enix’s CG artwork cooked up a rather amusing April Fool’s prank this year. It wasn’t a mean tease of a much anticipated Final Fantasy or Kingdom Hearts title, but a real life Raibird from Gyrozetter.

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