Posts Tagged ‘Square Enix’

IO Interactive Leaves Square, Takes Hitman With It

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2017
Agent 47 is now working independently. IO Interactive, the studio behind the Hitman series (as well as a few others, like Kane and Lynch) has officially broken off from Square-Enix to become its own company. Square acquired the studio among others a few years ago in an effort to expand their appeal in the Western […]

People Can Fly Working With Square Enix On New Title

by Nathan Gibsonon May 31, 2017
Developer People Can Fly has announced that they are working in collaboration with Square Enix on a brand new project. The mystery project has been described as a “new high-end original title for consoles and PC.” However, considering that they have previously worked on games like Bulletstorm and Painkiller, the game is likely to be […]

Square Enix Was The Hitman Series To Continue

by Nathan Gibsonon May 29, 2017
Square Enix has revealed that they see a future for Hitman, with the publisher eager to find new partners to work on developing the property further. Speaking in a financial briefing document today, the company reiterated its commitment to trying to keep this title and others in the pipeline. “Because the firm is engaged in […]

Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Now Being Developed In-House

by Nathan Gibsonon May 28, 2017
The highly anticipated remake of Final Fantasy VII has switched development teams and is now being worked on in-house by Square Enix. External studio CyberConnect2 Square Enix’s Naoki Hamaguchi explained how development had switched but didn’t go into details about why the decision had been made. However, earlier comments by people working at the publisher […]

Our First Lovely Look At Lara From The Tomb Raider Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon March 27, 2017
The new Tomb Raider movie isn’t set to come out for another year, but we have our first glimpses at what it’ll look like. This morning GQ Magazine published the first-ever screenshots of Alicia Vikander in the role of Lara Croft. The pics ran alongside an interview with Tomb Raider’s director, a man literally named […]

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The Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Shall Be Rebooted

by Peter Paltridgeon March 10, 2017
Last year, around this time, Square-Enix put out a Kingdom Hearts mobile game called Kingdom Hearts Mobile Adventure. Okay, that wasn’t really the title, and you knew that because it wasn’t confusing enough. The actual title was KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained χ. Ever since the launch, Square has been working on an upgrade for the app, […]

Square Enix Developer Hajime Tabata Thinks The Switch Is A “Dream Machine”

by Nathan Gibsonon March 1, 2017
Hajime Tabata, the man who was responsible for directing the recently released Final Fantasy XV, believes that the Nintendo Switch shows a lot of promise. During a recent interview, the developer described the hardware as a “dream machine” thanks to its ability to switch between being a traditional console and a handheld device on the […]

Square Enix Reveals New RPG – Project Prelude Rune

by Nathan Gibsonon February 21, 2017
Square Enix has revealed they are producing a brand new role-playing game in the form of Project Prelude Rune. Helmed by former Bandai Namco producer Hideo Baba, who is known for his work on the Tales franchise,  it currently has no release date or announced platforms. “The project aims to build a new RPG with […]

The Avengers: Square Enix Creating New Marvel Game

by Jeffrey Harrison January 26, 2017
Earlier this week, Marvel Entertainment teased a big announcement that was finally revealed today. And that announcement is a pretty huge bombshell. Marvel and Square Enix are collaborating on a new video game project for The Avengers property. You can check out an announcement for the new game in the player below. This is part of […]

Utada Hikaru Working On Kingdom Hearts III Soundtrack

by Nathan Gibsonon December 23, 2016
Musical superstar Utada Hikaru is working on music for Kingdom Hearts III, confirming that at least one song from the artist will appear on the soundtrack for the game. The Japanese-American singer and songwriter became a hit in 1999 when she released the Japanese language album First Love. It sold more than eight million copies […]

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Is “Shadow Of The Tomb Raider” The Title Of Lara’s Next Adventure?

by Peter Paltridgeon October 31, 2016
Word on the street is that we have a title for the third Lara Croft game to be produced under the Square-Enix umbrella: “Shadow of the Tomb Raider.” And we know this because some fool openly worked on a document bearing the mysterious title on a crowded Montreal subway. Standing near him was the Reddit […]

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Opening Cinematic Released

by Jeffrey Harrison October 29, 2016
It looks like Kingdom Hearts will be coming back in a big way next year. Square Enix has released the opening cinematic video for Kingdom hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. You can check out the new video in the player below. In the video, Aqua has been trapped in the Dark World since the events that […]