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SQUARE ENIX RELEASES FINAL FANTASY V FOR ANDROID DEVICES

Company’s Episodic RPG, FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS, 
Also Set for iOS and Android release

LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2013) – Square Enix Inc. today announced that its medieval-fantasy role-playing FINAL FANTASY® V is now available for download on Android devices. Moreover, the company is also bringing another classic FINAL FANTASY title to mobile devices this year: FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS will be arriving on iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad® and Android platforms.

Product descriptions below:

About FINAL FANTASY V
Return to the classic medieval tale of magic, monsters and friendship in FINAL FANTASY V. Twenty years after the original FINAL FANTASY V released in Japan, the classic RPG has found its way to mobile devices. Embark on an epic adventure with four heroes driven together by fate: Bartz and his Chocobo® companion, Princess Lenna of Castle Tycoon, the mysterious Galuf, and the pirate captain Faris.

Platform: GooglePlay
Pricing: $15.99
Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean & Chinese
DOWNLOAD LINK: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.square_enix.android_googleplay.FFV_GP&hl=en
Official Website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/ff/ff5/en/

About FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS
A direct sequel to FINAL FANTASY IVFINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS is set a dozen years later than its predecessor. Several characters from the first game, including Cecil, Rosa and Cain, will be making a comeback in FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS with players being introduced to Ceodore, the son of Cecil and Rosa, as the central character. Moreover, the title sets forth different scenarios for each of its main characters, creating an epic new tale. Carrying over some of the same mechanics from FINAL FANTASY IV, the game allows players to enjoy additional unique features such as the “Age of Moon” and “Band” abilities. FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS features 3D polygon characters and the extensive story of all ten chapters is included.

Platform: GooglePlay, iOS
Pricing: TBD
Languages: TBD
Release Date: Winter 2013
Official Website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/ff/

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/.

FINAL FANTASY, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo and TAITO are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and iTunes Store are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Coming to PS3 September 10th

SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES EARLY ACCESS & OPEN BETA DATES FOR FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 8, 2013) – SQUARE ENIX today announced the open beta test and early access dates for FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn. New users will be able to participate in the open beta test from August 17ththrough the 19th, both for Windows PC and PlayStation® 3 system, giving players the opportunity to dive in to the massive-scale RPG’s final testing phase. In addition, fans that have pre-ordered the game will receive early access and be among the first to play the game beginning August 24th.

During today’s FINAL FANTASY XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE, Naoki Yoshida (producer and director) also shared some upcoming incentives to get players even more excited for launch:

·         Veteran Rewards – Enjoy various bonuses based on how long you have been a FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn subscriber (30, 60 & 90 days). By starting with a 90-day subscription, players receive all 30-day, 60-day, and 90-day bonuses at once.

·         Companion iOS App – A free companion app, “FINAL FANTASY XIV: Libra Eorzea,” planned to arrive a week after launch

·         Welcome Back Campaign – Players who registered FINAL FANTASY® XIV 1.0 can play FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn for free until Monday, September 9.

Set for an August 27, 2013 release, FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will be available for $39.99 on the PlayStation® 3 system and $29.99 for Windows PC. A free 30-day trial is also included for new accounts. Monthly subscriptions for new accounts start at $12.99. PC specs for final product may change; please refer to the pre-order website for details.

To pre-order FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and gain early access to the final game, visit:http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/product/.

Related Links

Official Homepage: www.FINALFANTASYXIV.com
Official Twitter®: @FF_XIV_EN
Official Facebook® page: https://www.facebook.com/FINALFANTASYXIV
Official YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/FINALFANTASYXIV

FINAL FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN © 2013 Square Enix, Ltd.  All rights reserved.  FINAL FANTASY, the FINAL FANTASY logo, DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY XIV: LIBRA EORZEA, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SPACE INVADERS and TAITO are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment. Windows is a registered trademark of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Deus Ex: The Fall out now on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

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Los Angeles (July 10, 2013) – Square Enix., today announced the release of DEUS EX: THE FALL™, available exclusively from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Winner of seven “Best Mobile/iOS Game” awards at E3 2013*, DEUS EX: THE FALL is the beginning of a new journey in the DEUS EX® series. Set in 2027– a golden era for science, technology and human augmentation, players step into the shoes of Ben Saxon, an augmented former British SAS Mercenary desperate for the truth behind a global drug conspiracy threatening his life.

 

Developed by Square Enix’s Mobile division in Europe, in collaboration with the original DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION® team at Eidos-Montréal and N-Fusion, DEUS EX: THE FALL is a full story driven action-RPG and the first DEUS EX in the series to be developed for and released on mobile and tablet devices.

 

“We’re excited to bring the DEUS EX universe onto a new platform and allow more gamers to experience the franchise,” said Jean-Francois Dugas, Executive Game Director at Eidos-Montréal.  “We’ve worked hard to create a true DEUS EX experience for mobile and tablet devices and we’re really pleased with what we’ve achieved.”

DEUS EX: THE FALL is available for $6.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, or at the iTunes App Store.

DEUS EX: THE FALL is currently available on iPod Touch 5, iPhone 4S and above, and iPad 3 and above. The game will be available on iPad 2 in the near future.

For more information about DEUS EX: THE FALL, visit www.DeusEx.com/TheFall or the Facebook page www.facebook.com/DeusEx and YouTube channel www.youtube.com/DeusExOfficial.

*DEUS EX: THE FALL was awarded “Best Mobile/iOS Game” of E3 2013 by IGN, Gaming Trend, Game Chronicles, Pop.com.br, Technology Tell, Gamesource.it and Game World Navigator.

 

About DEUS EX: THE FALL
Praised for its in-game art and cinema-quality storyline, the DEUS EX series has garnered critical acclaim from the media and consumers alike. DEUS EX: THE FALL is a story driven action-RPG and the first mobile DEUS EX in the series.

DEUS EX: THE FALL is set in 2027– a golden era for science, technology and human augmentation, but also a time of great social divide and global conspiracy. Powerful corporations have seized control from governments and command the drug supply needed by augmented humans to survive. In this chaos Ben Saxon, a former British SAS Mercenary who underwent physical augmentation, is desperate for the truth behind the drug conspiracy. Betrayed by his private military employers, the Tyrants, not only is his own life at risk, but for all augmented humans, time is running out.

About Eidos-Montréal
Founded in 2007, Eidos-Montréal is a leading video game development studio in Montréal. Embracing the philosophy to always pursue excellence in the development of games and create immersive, captivating experiences for players, Eidos-Montréal made its mark on the video game world with the release of its first video game, the critically acclaimed and best-selling DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION®. Eidos-Montréal is part of Square Enix Europe.

About N-Fusion
N-Fusion Interactive is an independent video game development studio located in New Jersey, about an hour south of New York City. The company was formed in 1997 with the goal of bringing new and exciting entertainment experiences to a wide audience. Since its inception, it has continued to expand its portfolio across a wide range of console, PC, and mobile platforms.

 

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 61 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.

Noteworthy Game Releases Week of July 8th

NHL 13 - GM Connected Playoffs Game 4 - 2013-07-05 09-41-31

 

July 9th:

NCAA Football ’14 (PS3, Xbox 360): EA’s next college football installment is here. Read our review to find out how the game shapes up.

July 11th:

Deus Ex: The Fall (iPhone)

Square Enix E3 Announcements and assets

I am only going to attach a few of the screens sent to the media of each because of bandwidth issues, if you want to see the rest they should be available on the games websites within a few days if they aren’t already.

Final Fantasy XIV:

Trailer: 

Screens:

Final Fantasy X-X2 HD Remaster:

Trailer: 

Screens:

Thief:

Trailer: 

(Credit: GamesHQMedia)

Murdered Soul Suspect Announced:

Square Enix reveals Murdered: Soul Suspect

— A supernatural detective thriller —

 

 

LONDON (June 11th, 2013) – – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today revealed MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT™, a whole new realm of adventure where players are challenged to solve possibly the hardest case of all… their own murder.

 

Co-developed by Square Enix Japan and Airtight Games, MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT is a new take on the action/adventure genre. Players take the role of Ronan O’Connor, a detective with a checkered past, whose life is brought to an untimely end by a brutal and relentless killer. Unable to move on and stuck in the limbo world of Dusk, he won’t find peace until he can bring his killer to justice from the afterlife.

 

“MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT is a truly unique premise for a thrilling game: a detective that won’t give up, even in death,” said Yosuke Shiokawa, Creative Director, Square Enix Co., Ltd. ”It’s a compelling and adult story which unfolds with every character potentially being your killer.”

 

Using his new-found supernatural abilities, Ronan is free to explore the town of Salem, Massachusetts, from his shadowy afterlife. Unable to communicate with the detectives on his case, Ronan must read the minds of the living, influencing their thoughts and actions. As part of his investigation, he must interrogate the ghosts of Salem’s past citizens to piece together the puzzle, while battling demonic spirits to save his soul and uncover the shocking truth about who is responsible for his death.

 

Hunt for leads at http://www.murdered.com, http://www.facebook.com/murdered and http://www.twitter.com/murdered and find out how you can bring your killer to justice. MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT will be available early 2014 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

About Airtight Games

Airtight Games was formed in 2004 by core team members from the award-winning Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge. Based in Redmond, Washington, Airtight develops AAA videogame titles, new IP, and creative smaller titles with an indie sensibility.  They work with the best talent and publishing partners in the games business.

 

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 61 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

Square Enix Presents Live

As with any live event viewer discretion is advised

Deus Ex: The Fall E3 trailer released

With so much E3 stuff being released early is it even worth watching the show? I’ll hit on that later but this is a decent trailer.

 

SQUARE ENIX TO BROADCAST LIVE AT E3 EXPO

LOS ANGELES (May 23, 2013) – SQUARE ENIX today revealed it will offer dedicated video programming during the 2013 E3 Expo, taking place in Los Angeles on June 11 through 13.

The program, dubbed “Square Enix Presents” will offer a diverse and user-friendly range of programming aimed at sharing unique perspectives with SQUARE ENIX’s global audience.

“SQUARE ENIX will be showcasing a terrific lineup of games this E3 Expo,” said Akio Oofuji, marketing director, SQUARE ENIX (Japan). “Square Enix Presents is a new way we can engage on a more meaningful and personal level with our community and fans and share with them the spectacle and excitement of E3.”

Viewers can expect coverage of all key titles in SQUARE ENIX’s 2013 lineup during E3 across the following channels:

YouTube: www.youtube.com/squareenixpresents
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@squareenix
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SquareEnix

A full program schedule will be released in coming weeks detailing both the games and personalities who will be featured.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 61 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com.

SQUARE ENIX LAUNCHES FINAL FANTASY IV ON GOOGLE PLAY

Genre defining RPG comes to Android devices

LOS ANGELES (June 3 2013) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, announced today that FINAL FANTASY® IV is now available for compatible Android devices on the Google Play Store.
The critically acclaimed RPG, FINAL FANTASY IV, set the standard for role-playing games with its diverse cast of characters, deep plot and real-time Active Time Battle (ATB) system. Based on the full 3D remake from 2008, players will now be able to relive this seminal title in the FINAL FANTASY series and enjoy the best role-playing game experience available on iOS devices.

STORY
Four elemental Crystals, each possessing awesome power, lie scattered throughout the realm. However, men are quick to covet things which offer such strength, and they are easily corrupted by the might which they possess…

Seduced by the promised power of the Crystals, the kingdom of Baron begins employing unprovoked force to seize them from peaceful nations. The dark knight Cecil – Lord Captain of Baron’s elite force, the Red Wings – is ordered by his king to obtain the Crystals, but soon begins to question the monarch’s motives. Stricken with grief at his own actions, yet burdened by his loyalty to his country and his personal sense of honor, Cecil at last decides to turn from the path of darkness and destruction.

Enraged, the king accuses him of disloyalty, strips Cecil of his command, and sends him off to slay a mysterious beast that lurks in the nearby Valley of Mist. Cecil embarks on a fateful journey that will bring trials, betrayals, friendship, loss and self-discovery. Can Cecil open his eyes and become the man of honor that he must be?

FEATURES
Witness the dramatic and thrilling story of this mythical game world brought to life through astounding 3D graphics, gorgeous CG cutscenes and top-notch voice acting

Create a versatile party using the all-new Augment System – a dynamic system that allows the player to assign special abilities to characters

Dive into the first RPG to incorporate the innovative Active Time Battle system, now further enhanced and refined for mobile devices.

Listen to a beautifully remixed score by world-renowned composer Nobuo Uematsu that breathes new life into some of the most beloved FINAL FANTASY themes

Product Summary
Title FINAL FANTASY IV
Platform Compatible with Android 2.3 and after
Price $15.99
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.square_enix.android_googleplay.FFIV_GP
Official website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/ff/

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 61 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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