Final Fantasy VII Prequel Crisis Core Getting Remake Treatment

Final Fantasy VII Prequel Crisis Core Getting Remake Treatment

screenshot: Square-Enix During today’s Final Fantasy VII anniversary celebration, Square Enix announced that the game’s prequel spin-off CrisisCore will be pulled from a life of relative obscurity on a long-dead handheld device with a remake of its own. The remake, officially titled Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunionappears to utilize the same engine as Final … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About The New PS Plus On PS5

Everything You Need To Know About The New PS Plus On PS5

screenshot: Sony/Kotaku Sony’s big revamp of PS Plus is here. It’s pretty cool. It could also use some work on some of its most-hyped perks, such as game demos and classic hits. Announced back in March, PS Plus 2.0 (not the official name but definitely the easiest shorthand) is a rework of Sony’s disparate subscription … Read more

Final Fantasy 16 Release Window Revealed in New Trailer

Final Fantasy 16 Release Window Revealed in New Trailer

After a long period of silence, Square Enix today announced the release window for Final Fantasy XVI through a new trailer. This new announcement from Square Enix comes only months after the publisher promised that new information on the game would be coming about at some point in the early part of 2022. Now, after … Read more

New Final Fantasy XVI Trailer At Sony’s June State Of Play

New Final Fantasy XVI Trailer At Sony’s June State Of Play

screenshot: Square-Enix As a part of the PlayStation State of Play 2022, Square Enix showed off a gameplay trailer for the upcoming PS5 roleplaying game, Final Fantasy XVI. While the exact release date isn’t set, the game is currently slated to come out sometime in the summer of 2023. The fight in FFXVI seems to … Read more

‘Outriders’ Reveals It Did Not Make A Profit All Year As ‘Worldslayer’ Expansion Looms

‘Outriders’ Reveals It Did Not Make A Profit All Year As ‘Worldslayer’ Expansion Looms

Outriders CPF I really have no idea what’s going on with Square Enix, People Can Fly and Outriders, a bizarre situation that has a ton of mixed messaging from all sides. Back in August 2021, I wrote a piece about how People Can Fly told investors it did not know how many copies Outriders had … Read more

Square Enix Will Hold On To A Few Western-Made Franchises

Square Enix Will Hold On To A Few Western-Made Franchises

Picture: Deck Nine / People Can Fly / Square Enix / Kotaku Yesterday, Square Enix announced that it was selling its Western studioslike Crystal Dynamics—and much of the intellectual property (IP) connected to those studios, like the tomb Raider franchise—to Swedish holding company Embracer Group for $300 million. But while this move seems to signal … Read more

Embracer Group To Acquire Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montreal, Eidos-Montreal, Plus IPs For $300 Million

Embracer Group To Acquire Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montreal, Eidos-Montreal, Plus IPs For 0 Million

Picture: Square Enix Embracer Group, the Swedish video game holding company and parent of Gearbox, Saber Interactive and THQ Nordic (among many others), has entered into an agreement to acquire several studios and a selection of IP from Square Enix. Included in the deal are three studios — Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montreal, and Eidos-Montreal … Read more

Square Enix Selling Tomb Raider, Deus Ex And Thief Studios

Square Enix Selling Tomb Raider, Deus Ex And Thief Studios

Picture: Square-Enix The Embracer Group, a planet-swallowing mass of video game publishers that already includes the likes of Gearbox and THQ Nordictonight announced a deal to purchase a number of storied studios and properties from Square Enix. While the purchase isn’t final—this is just “an agreement to acquire” them until everything is signed off later … Read more

Final Fantasy Creator Surprised By FF6 Statue’s $11,000 Price

Final Fantasy Creator Surprised By FF6 Statue’s ,000 Price

Photo: Square-Enix If you were blown away by the expensive Final Fantasy statue Square Enix unveiled over the weekend, you’re not alone: ​​Series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi couldn’t help but express his own shock at the more than $11,000 price tag. “Isn’t this a bit much?” Sakaguchi posted to Twitter on Saturday nightaccording to several independent … Read more

Triangle Strategy Version 1.0.3 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

Triangle Strategy Version 1.0.3 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

Picture: Square Enix Square Enix’s tactical strategy RPG Triangle Strategy has been out for just over a month now. And if you haven’t already played it, it’s well worth a look. There’s even a demo download from the Switch eShop. For anyone who already owns it though, there’s now a new patch available. It was … Read more