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News: Dead Island Ships One Million Copies In North America

Dead Island Ships One Million Copies In North America

Dead Island publisher Deep Silver announced that it's shipped one million copies of its open-world survival horror RPG in the US -- in just one week

Moreover, the publisher expects to have shipped two million copies worldwide by the end of this week. "The critical 'first week' of game sales has been an enormous sales success for Deep Silver," company COO Geoff Mulligan stated in a press..

News: TGS 11: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets Dated, Special PlayStation 3 Hardware Bundle

TGS 11: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets Dated, Special PlayStation 3 Hardware Bundle

Square Enix has confirmed that it will release Final Fantasy XIII-2 days before the PlayStation Vita in Japan -- on December 15th

And adding to what should be an enormous week for PlayStation hardware, the company also confirmed that it is partnering with Sony to release a new 320GB PS3 hardware bundle in black and pink. The package will run you ¥37,960. Those in the West can expect to pick up..

News: TGS 11: Square Enix Reveals Two New IPs For PlayStation Vita

TGS 11: Square Enix Reveals Two New IPs For PlayStation Vita

The video game industry might be reeling over what blockbuster franchises the PlayStation Vita does (and does not) have right now, but new IP is always important around the launch of any new system

In addition to its PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita re-release of Final Fantasy X, Square Enix also confirmed it has two new titles in development for Vita during Sony's TGS briefing today. The first..

News: TGS 11: Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy X HD For PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3

TGS 11: Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy X HD For PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3

Square Enix has announced an HD re-release of Final Fantasy X HD is coming to the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3

The game is being developed in order to celebrate the original release of the game nearly a decade ago on PlayStation 2 (the game launched in 2002 in North America). Very few details about the title were shared, other than that the title is in development. So yeah, there's that.

News: Final Fantasy Versus XIII Enters Full Production (At Last)

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Enters Full Production (At Last)

You may be fooled for thinking Final Fantasy Versus XIII has been in development for like six years

It has. But only sort of. Despite the length of the game's ridiculous development time, it's yet to actually hit full production. That is, until now. Square Enix developer Yoshinori Kitase confirmed the news during a fan meeting in Tokyo this weekend, telling fans that “for Type-0 and Versus XIII we..

News: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Is Pretty Much Finished

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Is Pretty Much Finished

Final Fantasy XIII-2 is about 90 percent complete according to Square Enix

The publisher has told fans to expect a firm release date at this week's Tokyo Game Show. The game's director, Motomu Toriyama, also revealed some tasty pre-TGS details, announcing that those with a Final Fantasy XIII save on their system will unlcok bonuses in its sequel. In addition, XIII-2 will also include 150 monsters..

News: August NPD: US Sales Dip Again, While Deus Ex Tops Charts

August NPD: US Sales Dip Again, While Deus Ex Tops Charts

The North American video game industry has shrunk by 23 percent year-over-year during the month of August, according to data released by the NPD group

Analyst Anita Frazier explained, "the bulk of the decline can be attributed to the shift of the annual Madden release from August to September". Gaming hardware actually saw an increase from the month of July, thanks in part to the..

News: Observe Final Fantasy Type-0's Gorgeous Japanese Collector's Edition

Observe Final Fantasy Type-0's Gorgeous Japanese Collector's Edition

Final Fantasy Type-0 will finally get its Japanese release on October 27th, and in order to celebrate Square Enix has revealed the game's breath-taking collector's edition

The pack includes a rather unexciting book of post-cards and three-disc soundtrack, but it looks absolutely lovely regardless. The set will run fans ¥12,760 exclusively from the Square Enix e-Store. There's more pictures to ogle..

News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Website Outs 'Missing Link' DLC Details

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Website Outs 'Missing Link' DLC Details

While it seemed like Square Enix wanted fans to do some detective work on Deus Ex: Human Revolution's DLC, we doubt the publisher expected fans to be this vigilant

Eager fans uncovered the full details of the RPG's 'Missing Link' DLC via the company's website's RSS feed. Duh. The DLC takes place during a three-day period in which protagonist Adam Jenson "vanishes", after which he must..

News: UK Sales Charts: Deus Ex Defeats Zumba Fitness At Last

UK Sales Charts: Deus Ex Defeats Zumba Fitness At Last

Zumba Fitness is at the top of the UK sales charts no more

It's in second instead. The game was defeated by last week's banner release, Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Square Enix's RPG fell 26,000 units short of the lifetime sales for Deus Ex: Invisible War, a number which has probably been eclipsed by the time of writing. The other new entry, 505 Games' Rugby World Cup 2011, debuted in third position..

News: Portal Creator Leads New Puzzle Game

Portal Creator Leads New Puzzle Game

Co-creator of puzzle extravaganza Portal, Kim Swift, has unveiled a brand new puzzle game published by Square Enix, titled Quantum Conundrum

The game's premise will see players assume the role of a child trapped in the laboratory...err, house of his eccentric uncle. Using a method of transitioning through various dimensions, the protagonist will have to navigate through the house filled with, you..

News: Airtight Games & Square Enix To Debut New Downloadable Title At PAX

Airtight Games & Square Enix To Debut New Downloadable Title At PAX

Remember Airtight Games? They were behind last year's decent-but-uneventful PS3 shooter, Dark Void, and have been keeping pretty quiet ever since

The team's set to re-emerge at PAX later this month however, with the announcement of a "top-secret joint project" in collaboration with Square Enix. Airtight is currently believed to be working on two titles, one "ambitious AAA title"..

News: Parasite Eve II Comes To The North American PlayStation Network This Week

Parasite Eve II Comes To The North American PlayStation Network This Week

In a rare twist of fate, it's been North American PlayStation Network users that have been forced to wait for a hotly anticipated PSone Classic

Parasite Eve II launched in Europe and Japan earlier in the year, but not in North America. This week, however, things will be rectified, as the PlayStation Blog has announced that Square Enix's action-horror title will launch tomorrow on the North American..

News: Elevator Action Deluxe Hits The PlayStation Network On August 31st

Elevator Action Deluxe Hits The PlayStation Network On August 31st

Taito and Square Enix has officially confirmed Elevator Action Deluxe -- a high-definition remake of the similarly named arcade classic -- for the PlayStation Network this afternoon

As opposed to rebooting Elevator Action's gameplay, Taito's opted for a Bionic Commando-esque reboot, maintaining the classic's flavour while giving the visuals a good old spring-clean. New weapons, high-speed elevators..

News: Square Enix Teases Elevator Action Deluxe With New Website

Square Enix Teases Elevator Action Deluxe With New Website

Square Enix has finally acknowledged the existence of Elevator Action Deluxe via a teaser website discovered by Andriasang

The game was first uncovered via an Australian ratings board, but the appearance of a teaser website seemingly confirms the game's existence. PlayStation Network logos as well as worldwide ratings notifications point to PS3 exclusivity in addition to a worldwide launch. Square..

News: Final Fantasy Versus XIII Will Not Be At TGS 2011

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Will Not Be At TGS 2011

Square Enix's resident apologist, Tetsuya Nomura, has told Dengeki PlayStation magazine that Final Fantasy Versus XIII will not make an appearance at next month's Tokyo Game Show

According to Andriasang, Square Enix has set a date for Final Fantasy Versus XIII's next showing, but it won't be at TGS. In other news, Square Enix confirmed that Final Fantasy Type-0 will be playable at the event,..

News: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets More Ambiguous European Release Date

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets More Ambiguous European Release Date

Earlier in the month Square Enix said it was planning a January release for Final Fantasy XIII-2 in the US

It's now revealed its plans for Europe, confirming a more ambiguous "early 2012" launch window. The date discrepancy suggests Europeans might have to wait for Square Enix's promising follow-up, but we imagine it just indicates that specific dates are yet to be confirmed. The game's..

News: Crystal Dynamics: Quick Time Events Not The Core Of Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics: Quick Time Events Not The Core Of Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider E3 demonstration was one of the high-points of the video games convention in June

Packed with stunning camera work and tons of tension, the gameplay slice showed a real white-knuckle ride as Lara desperately tried to escape from a hazardous underground cave. But the demo wasn't faultless, and it did leave some people a little concerned. For example, the game relied..