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New Patch for Final Fantasy IX on PC Deletes the Whole Game

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 18:44

Steam version of Final Fantasy IX received a patch, which... de facto deletes the game from the user's disk. The only thing left is a launcher, which is obviously not enough to run the game. Everything seems to indicate that this is the result of Square Enix's bug, which is already being fixed.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Takes 100 GB Due to Unique Assets

Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 13:08

In an interview with USgamer, Naoki Hamaguchi, co-director of Final Fantasy VII remake, revealed why the game takes up as much as 100 GB. Apparently, the individual locations were built from unique assets.

NieR Replicant - Predecessor of NieR Automata Will Get an Upgrade

Adrian Werner, 30 March 2020, 10:58

Here comes NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., an improved and expanded version of the classic title from PlatinumGames. A mobile spin-off of the franchise has also been announced and we've heard that the sales of Nier: Automata have exceeded 4.5 million copies.

Lara Croft GO - Tomb Raider Spin-off For Free

Adrian Werner, 29 March 2020, 14:49

Square Enix has organized a promotion that enables you to get for free the full version of the mobile installment of Lara Croft GO, a puzzle game that is a side-game of the Tomb Raider series.

Square Enix and Dontnod Released Demo of Life is Strange 2

Bart Swiatek, 27 March 2020, 11:53

Developer Dontnod Entertainment and publisher Square Enix have released a demo version of the adventure game Life is Strange 2. The demo can be downloaded on all platforms on which it was released - PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Launch Without Delay, but With Complications

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2020, 22:54

Square Enix has posted an update on Final Fantasy VII Remake. The publisher will not postpone the release of the game, but admits that it will not go without trouble.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Goes Gold

Adrian Werner, 03 March 2020, 12:35

Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura informed that Final Fantasy VII Remake has gone gold. Thus, we can be sure that the release date, set for April, will be met.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Available on PS Store

Mat1K, 02 March 2020, 14:12

Square Enix released a demo version of Final Fantasy VII Remake. Anyone interested can test the upcoming jRPG before buying the full version.

PAX East 2020: Square Enix and Capcom Change Plans Due to Coronavirus

Bart Swiatek, 25 February 2020, 12:40

The Japanese companies Square Enix and Capcom have announced a reduction in their presence at the PAX East 2020 trade event due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Final Fantasy VII Remake May Take up to 100 GB

Milosz Szubert, 18 February 2020, 11:22

A photo of the back cover of the Final Fantasy VII Remake box on PlayStation 4 has appeared on Twitter. As it claims, the title will require up to 100GB of free disk space.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Watch Refreshed Intro

Frozen, 15 February 2020, 23:05

Lasting just over five minutes, an intro animation for the upcoming remake of the seventh installment of the Final Fantasy series has just been published on the web by Square Enix. The game will be released on PS4 in April, this year.

Marvel's Avengers - New Trailer and Game Editions

Bart Swiatek, 14 February 2020, 12:26

Square Enix shared another short trailer of the action adventure game set in Marvel comic universe - Marvel's Avengers. Information on individual editions was also presented.

Outriders - Gameplay and New Details

Paul Wozniak, 13 February 2020, 22:40

The devs of Outriders today shared new information about their upcoming game. For the first time we saw some gameplay, and also learned a little more about the world and pillars of the game.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Remain a PS4 Exclusive Longer Than Expected

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 February 2020, 12:42

Final Fantasy VII Remake will remain exclusive on PlayStation 4 longer than expected. As stated on the updated cover artwork, the game will be available only on PlayStation 4 for a full year after release.

New Trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake Sports Nobuo Uematsu's Music

Konrad Serafinski, 01 February 2020, 21:12

A new trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake appeared on the web, presenting several iconic characters in action. What's more, in the trailer we will hear a piece by Nobuo Uematsu - the music composer adored by fans of older installments of the series.

Launch of Marvel's Avengers Delayed

qjin, 14 January 2020, 21:25

Crystal Dynamics announced a delay of Marvel's Avengers, giving a new release date. The title's release will be postponed by a few months, and the reason is traditionally the desire to deliver better content.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Launch in April

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2020, 17:44

Square Enix announced that a new version of the cult jRPG from the 1990s, Final Fantasy VII Remake, will be released with a delay of over a month. The highly-anticipated game will launch on April 10, 2020.

Final Fantasy XV MMORPG Announced

Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 10:16

Square Enix is planning an MMORPG in the Final Fantasy XV universe, which is coming to mobile devices. The project will be powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - PC Version Almost Certain

Adrian Werner, 03 January 2020, 13:26

Thanks to a leak of the Final Fantasy VII Remake demo, fans were able to dig through the game files and found elements suggesting that a PC version is planned.

Extensive Gameplay From Final Fantasy VII Remake Leaks Online

Adrian Werner, 02 January 2020, 12:00

A half-hour gameplay from Final Fantasy VII Remake leaked into the web. The footage shows combat, exploration and cut-scenes from the new version of the iconic jRPG.

Kingdom Hearts 3 on PC Inbound? Leak From Microsoft Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2019, 14:26

A page for Kingdom Hearts III: Re Mind expansion appeared in Microsoft's store. What's interesting, the website contains information about the possibility of installing it on Windows 10 devices, which would suggest a PC release.

Bravely Default 2, Continuation of 3DS Hit, Coming to Switch

Michael Kulakowski, 13 December 2019, 04:00

Square Enix announced Bravely Default II, a classic jRPG, which is a sequel to Bravely Default and Bravely Second, two games released on Nintendo 3DS. The title will be published in 2020 on Nintendo Switch.

Final Fantasy VII Remake With a New Trailer on TGA 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 December 2019, 03:24

The Game Awards 2019 Gala brought a new trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake. The material focuses on the presentation of the characters, but also includes some gameplay and a remix of the iconic song from the original.

Babylon's Fall - First Gameplay From PlatinumGames' Hack'n'slash

qjin, 10 December 2019, 18:31

Today's State of Play showed the first gameplay from the new hack'n'slash game developed by PlatinumGames. The game in question is the slightly forgotten Babylon's Fall, which will be set in a fantasy world.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Development of Episode 2 Confirmed

Konrad Serafinski, 26 November 2019, 10:38

The creators at Square Enix confirmed that the work on the second episode of Final Fantasy VII Remake is underway. On a long blog they also talked about their thoughts on the first chapter of the refreshed title.

Marvel's Avengers - Character Progression and Ms. Marvel on New Trailer

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 October 2019, 22:25

Another trailer from the pre-alpha version of Marvel's Avengers has appeared on the web. This time the devs briefly discussed the plot and some elements of the game, including charcter personalisation.

Life is Strange 2 - Release Date and Boxed Edition Content

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 October 2019, 23:57

Square Enix revealed the release date of the boxed edition of Life is Strange 2, as well as what we can find in the collector's edition.

We Know Length of Main Storyline in Marvel's Avengers

Konrad Serafinski, 06 October 2019, 20:13

Comic Book has gained information about the length of the story campaign in Marvel's Avengers. The main storyline alone is supposed to last for about 10-12 hours.

Ms. Marvel Joins the Playable Cast of Marvel's Avengers

Michael Kulakowski, 05 October 2019, 20:04

During New York's Comic Con, it was announced that Ms. Marvel will join the playable cast of Marvel's Avengers. The character, who only made her debut in comic books a few years ago, will help the Avengers rebuild their strength after the defeat and organize revenge for the death of Captain America.

Final Fantasy VII Remake With Optional Turn-based Combat System

Adrian Werner, 15 September 2019, 19:07

A recording of the presentation of Final Fantasy VII Remake from the TGS fair has appeared on the web. Thanks to that we learned that the game will offer an optional turn-based combat system, faithfully reproducing the mechanics of the PS1 original.

Extensive Final Fantasy VII Remake Gameplay From E3

Konrad Serafinski, 12 September 2019, 12:27

A gameplay footage from the demo version of Final Fantasy VII, which journalists could play during E3 and gamescom, has appeared on the web. The gameplay features exploration and a boss fight.

Final Fantasy VII Remake TGS Trailer - 3 Minutes of Gameplay and Cutscenes

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 September 2019, 22:57

Square Enix has published a trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake prepared for the Tokyo Game Show 2019. The material presents a lot of cut-scenes and a bit of gameplay from the upcoming game.

Square Enix Shows Ray Tracing Implementation in Luminous Engine

Bart Swiatek, 05 September 2019, 20:03

Square Enix revealed a demo showing the capabilities of the latest version of Luminous Engine graphics technology. The engine supports the famed ray tracing and its capabilities are truly impressive.

Extensive Marvel's Avengers Gameplay Shows Game's Prologue

Christian Pieniazek, 20 August 2019, 12:42

At gamescom 2019, Square Enix showed a long gameplay from Marvel's Avengers. The video material presenting the prologue familiarizes us with the skills of the five core Avengers: Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Black Widow.

Sqare Enix Cancels Tournaments Due to Death Threats Against Employees

Conrad Hazi, 17 August 2019, 22:36

Due to death threats against its employees, the publisher has decided to cancel four Starwing Paradox tournaments, which were to be held in Japan in the near future. This is yet another incident of this type that has recently affected Square Enix.

Marvel's Avengers - Gameplay Footage Leaked [Updated]

Paul Wozniak, 19 July 2019, 21:14

Square Enix revealed when the first official gameplay from Marvel's Avengers will appear. Despite all efforts, a short fragment showed on San Diego Comic-Con leaked to the Internet.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Coming Simultaneously to PS4 and Xbox One?

Konrad Serafinski, 11 July 2019, 11:48

German Xbox branch released a Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer by mistake, along with the date of the game's launch on the Microsoft console. Interestingly, the date was the same as for the PlayStation 4 version.

Final Fantasy VII Wins Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2019

Christian Pieniazek, 28 June 2019, 10:35

We met the winners of Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2019. Final Fantasy VII Remake won the most, as many as three awards, while Cyberpunk 2077 received a special award for graphics.

Marvel's Avengers Bets on Single-player

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 June 2019, 19:55

More information about Marvels' Avengers appeared on the web. Representatives of Crystal Dynamics confirmed that the game can be completed without connecting to the Internet, and new heroes and locations will be released for free.

90s Tifa too Vulgar for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Jakub Mirowski, 20 June 2019, 22:56

The director of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake revealed that Square Enix's ethics department had to change some elements of the game from the original to prevent them from being misreceived by the contemporary audience.

People Can Fly Recaps 6 Important Things About Outriders

Milosz Szubert, 19 June 2019, 16:59

A new promotional video of Outriders, a new shooter from People Can Fly, has been released online. It features six most important things, according to the creators, that we should first know about their production.

New Info on Marvel's Avengers from Square Enix

Bart Swiatek, 12 June 2019, 15:37

During E3 2019, Square Enix prepared a closed show, which presented a large gameplay from Marvel's Avengers. Thanks to the journalists' reports we got to know a lot of new details about the discussed production.

Trials of Mana Announced For 2020; Collection of Mana Gets Released Today

Michael Kulakowski, 11 June 2019, 22:39

During Nintendo Direct at E3 2019 Expo, a remake of the classic jRPG Trials of Mana was announced, which will be available for sale in 2020. From now on, Nintendo Switch owners can buy a collection of all three parts of the Mana series, released on Game Boy and SNES consoles.

E3 2019 Expo Square Enix Conference Summary

Michael Kulakowski, 11 June 2019, 09:38

The Square Enix conference accompanying E3 2019 will be remembered mainly thanks to the presentations of Final Fantasy VII Remake and Marvel's Avengers. Apart from that, during the event we got to know first details about Outriders, a shooter from People Can Fly.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Gets Rich and Expensive Collector's Edition

Christian Pieniazek, 11 June 2019, 09:29

Final Fantasy VII Remake received a rich collector's edition called 1st Class Edition. Both the content of this edition and its price are impressive. There is also a much cheaper Deluxe Edition available.

Circuit Superstars - First Trailer

Konrad Serafinski, 11 June 2019, 09:15

Circuit Superstars was announced at the Square Enix E3 2019 conference. The first trailer was also presented. The production will be released in 2020 on the leading gaming devices.

Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered Announced; Launch in 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 June 2019, 09:10

At its conference, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered. The visually refreshed eighth installment of the series will hit the PC and the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles later this year.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake - First Gameplay With Boss Fight

Christian Pieniazek, 11 June 2019, 09:03

Square Enix began its pre-E3 conference with Final Fantasy VII Remake, which will debut on March 3. We can see a fragment of the intro for this production, as well as a long gameplay. Besides, we found out that the title will be released on two Blu-Ray discs.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake - Release Date, Price, New Trailer

Christian Pieniazek, 10 June 2019, 11:15

A new trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake emerged, which reveals game's release date. In addition, Square Enix's title can already be pre-ordered, so we know how much we have to pay for it.

Marvel's Avengers Only in 2020?

Adrian Werner, 05 June 2019, 13:24

The largest Square Enix productions, including Marvel's Avengers and Final Fantasy VII Remake, will probably launch next year. The publisher wants to avoid fighting for the customer with the competition's super productions.