News items tagged with square enix

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgam...

By Jeff Schille on 16 October 2018
Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

report this adThe third annual Canadian Videogame Awards takes place in less than a month and the nominees for this year’s awards were unveiled earlier this week. With...

By Rob Keyes on 07 October 2018
'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

The original Deus Ex is not only one of the most highly-lauded and influential action RPGs of all time, it’s also widely considered to be one of the best PC games of all time. Eidos Montreal’s recen...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 03 October 2018
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system ho...

By Jeff Schille on 14 August 2018
Hitman: Absolution (Contracts)

Hitman: Absolution (Contracts)

httpv://youtu.be/f-Hy-Q1qKos An integral part of the multiplayer experience of many games these days is the ability to craft your own gameplay scenarios, create modes, or even manufacture a complete...

By Anthony Taormina on 09 August 2018
Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix Booth Impressions

Square Enix has a very, very full booth at this year’s E3. Everything from action-adventure to role-playing, puzzle, and stealth, games were pouring out of every corner of the publisher’s massive sp...

By Curt Hutson on 09 August 2018
Hitman: Absolution

Hitman: Absolution

Beginning in 2000, IO Interactive developed Hitman video games for release every two years, until 2006 when the series came to a halt after the release of Hitman: Blood Money (and the terrible Hitma...

By Rob Keyes on 09 August 2018
World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy might not be the Final Fantasy game everyone is talking about this year, but its addictive gameplay and entertaining callbacks make it a must-play. After a long, strained absen...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 August 2018
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for...

By Jeff Schille on 04 August 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy 15 art director Yusuke Naora has left Square Enix after 24 years, and will shift into an independent role while still...

By Alexander Pan on 03 August 2018
New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Celebrates Mickey Mouse

New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Celebrates Mickey Mouse

About a month ago, Kingdom Hearts 3 director Tetsuya Nomura admitted he believes that the sequel was announced too early, even though...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 July 2018
Upcoming Avengers Game is an Ultimate Alliance Reboot?

Upcoming Avengers Game is an Ultimate Alliance Reboot?

When it was announced that Square Enix and Marvel were teaming up to deliver a new Avengers game, commonly referred to as The Avenger...

By Joshua Duckworth on 05 July 2018
FF7 Remake Production ‘Moving Along More Than Expected’

FF7 Remake Production ‘Moving Along More Than Expected’

Without a doubt, there were a ton of great games at E3 2018, and with the event being such a major celebration of the gaming industry, fans naturally assumed that Square Enix’s press conference at the...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 July 2018
First ‘Mass Effect’ Now ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘Final Fantasy 13-2’ Getting More DLC

First ‘Mass Effect’ Now ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘Final Fantasy 13-2’ Getting More DLC

Despite fans feeling like developer Square Enix was pushing it with their Mass Effect themed DLC costumes for Final Fantasy XIII-2...

By Anthony Taormina on 02 July 2018
This May Be First Teaser Concept Art for ‘Hitman 6’

This May Be First Teaser Concept Art for ‘Hitman 6’

Agent 47 is back and he’s not going anywhere. After attempting to absolve himself of guilt in Hitman: Absolution (read our review) and getting deeply personal, the future of the bald bio-engineer...

By Rob Keyes on 01 March 2018
Hitman: Absolution (Attack of the Saints)

Hitman: Absolution (Attack of the Saints)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb_Gpqoc1wQ Be warned, this trailer for Hitman: Absolution is not very suitable for work. (NSFW). It’s been a little over a year now since IO Interactive and Squar...

By Tyler Schirado on 01 March 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recent holida...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Deals

Update 2/1: Rise of the Tomb Raider is now discounted by 10% off at Steam Store. Incredibly, GMG is matching the deal, making the game only $40.50 (total of 32% off). Remember all the confusion las...

By Dealzon on 15 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” award. Rise of the Tomb Raider was up again...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month. Months after its initial release fo...

By Sarah Fields on 15 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider. When Rise of the Tomb Raider was annou...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial aspect o...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 February 2018
Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15: How to Unlock the Secret Dungeon

Final Fantasy 15 hides plenty of secrets, but one hidden dungeon gives players an experience unlike anything else in the game, and here’s how to find it. Most of the dungeons players will encounte...

By Curt Hutson on 15 February 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it off. Af...

By Denny Connolly on 15 February 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Final Fantasy 15 Ending 'Way Different'

Ray Chase, the voice actor for Final Fantasy 15 protagonist Noctis, tells Game Rant that the ending for Square Enix’s upcoming JRPG will be unlike any other Final Fantasy. At first glance, Final Fa...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 February 2018
Dragon Quest Builders Review

Dragon Quest Builders Review

Square Enix takes a JRPG classic fuses it with elements of Minecraft in Dragon Quest Builders, creating a unique spin on the genre that enthralls even when it stumbles. The Dragon Quest franchise c...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 February 2018
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers have becom...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Final Fantasy 15 Gameplay Video: See First 40 Minutes

Square Enix’s livestream event at this week’s EGX in London shows off the first 40 minutes of Final Fantasy 15, revealing some finer details about combat and exploration. If Final Fantasy 15 is tru...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 February 2018
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Movie Casts Its Lara Croft

Warner Bros. and MGM finally cast Lara Croft in their hotly anticipated reboot of the Tomb Raider film franchise, opting to select an actress that’s sure to excite fans. It would seem that video ga...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander, star of the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, admits to playing the games in secret during her childhood. Ever since Hollywood turned its eye onto vi...

By Alexander Pan on 15 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider’s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 November 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Video game fans who decide to pre-order Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider get the 2013 title starring Lara Croft absolutely free.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 November 2016
Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

Uncharted Director Teases About Tomb Raider PS4 Box Art

The creative director of Uncharted pokes fun at the similarity between the box art for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.

By Weston Albert on 20 November 2016
Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Rhianna Pratchett, writer for the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and its sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider, announces that she will be no longer working on the long-running franchise.

By Alexander Pan on 20 November 2016
Giant Square Enix PC Sale

Giant Square Enix PC Sale

This big Square Enix PC sale will let you pick up Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration for only $20, plus other popular titles from the Deus Ex and Just Cause series.

By Dealzon on 20 November 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Microsoft and developer Crystal Dynamics officially announce the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider’s forthcoming expansion materials for this month.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 November 2015
Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Tomb Raider Writer Wants More Diversity in Games

Rhianna Pratchett, writer of Rise of the Tomb Raider, discusses her hope to see more diverse characters in video games and a change in how people look at female characters.

By Sarah Fields on 20 November 2015
E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

Watch ALL the new trailers and see ALL the new game announcements that came out of the E3 2014 press conferences.

By Rob Keyes on 20 November 2014