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News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Does Gangbusters For Square Enix

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Does Gangbusters For Square Enix

When Square Enix purchased Eidos, many expected it to become a second line of business for the Japanese publisher

Nobody could have anticipated it would become the premium portion. But with the publisher's traditional franchises floundering a little, it's down to the likes of Deus Ex and Tomb Raider to prop up the Japanese company's finances. Thankfully they're doing a sterling job, with the..

News: Square Enix Brings The 'Winter Of RPGs' To PlayStation Network

Square Enix Brings The 'Winter Of RPGs' To PlayStation Network

If you're already dreading this winter, then Square Enix has got the perfect antidote: crank up the central heating, get yourself comfortable, and tuck into the Japanese publisher's "Winter Of RPGs" PSN offering

The campaign will see some of the publisher's most revered RPGs brought to the North American PSN over coming weeks, with Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy VI all in the..

News: Win a PS Vita in Army Corps of Hell Sweepstakes

Win a PS Vita in Army Corps of Hell Sweepstakes

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Square Enix is making a big noise about its Vita launch title Army Corps of Hell, even giving away one of the consoles in a new sweepstakes for the United States and Canada. All you have to do is head over to the Army Corps of Hell Facebook page, give it a thumbs-up and you're entered. While you're there, why not also Like VitaGamr to stay...

News: Avalanche Squashes Just Cause 3 Rumour

Avalanche Squashes Just Cause 3 Rumour

Yesterday we posted a report from XBOX World magazine

We should have known better there and then. The report suggested that Just Cause 3 was in development, and due for release next year. Unfortunately, developer Avalanche Studio hasn't got the foggiest idea where the rumours came from. "It's just a rumour and we're not releasing any game in 2012," Just Cause creator Christofer Sundberg..

Rumour: Just Cause 3 Out 2012

Just Cause 3 Out 2012

Ready for more ridiculous graphics and terrible accents? Good, because if rumours are to be believed Avalanche is hard at work on a new entry in the Just Cause series

The news comes via XBOX World magazine (sigh, we know), which claims that the game is due for release next year. We'll take a new Just Cause, just less Bolo Santosi this time ta. [Thanks CVG]

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 Gears Up For Japanese Launch

Final Fantasy Type-0 Gears Up For Japanese Launch

Hotly anticipated PSP RPG Final Fantasy Type-0 is set to drop into Japanese retail outlets this week

The game's release means its development team are set to switch their priorities to Final Fantasy Versus XIII, the long-in-development PS3 title announced many years ago. Type-0 is the first PSP game to sport two UMD discs, with disc one containing the game's opening and conclusion, while disc two..

News: Square Considering Bringing Final Fantasy XIV Support To PlayStation Vita

Square Considering Bringing Final Fantasy XIV Support To PlayStation Vita

With Final Fantasy XIV preparing to get a complete overhaul -- and a promising one at that -- excitement is back on the PlayStation 3 version of the game

But what of the PlayStation Vita? It sounds like Square's got some ideas. “We’re doing a reconstruction of our server system [with Final Fantasy XIV and] we’re going to make sure that the servers can be accessed by outside devices such as..

News: Square Announces Two Special Editions For European Release Of Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Announces Two Special Editions For European Release Of Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Enix has confirmed its bringing two special editions to Europe in order to celebrate the release of Final Fantasy XIII-2

The "Limited Collector's Edition" and "Crystal Edition" will be carried at various retailers around the UK, though no pricing has been announced. The "Limited Collector's Edition" includes the following: a soundtrack, artbook, six collectible..

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 Scoops 39/40 In Famitsu

Final Fantasy Type-0 Scoops 39/40 In Famitsu

Expect the PlayStation Portable to do gangbusters in Japan when Final Fantasy Type-0 finally drops onto store shelves

The game's just scooped up an almost-perfect score in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine, landing a 39/40 and presumably sending Japanese gamers into a hype frenzy. The game's out next week in Japan. Expect PSP to do some serious numbers to celebrate. [Thanks Andriasang]

News: Army Corps Of Hell Assembling For PlayStation Vita's Launch In North America

Army Corps Of Hell Assembling For PlayStation Vita's Launch In North America

We already know Square Enix's bonkers Pikmin-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive, Army Corps Of Hell, will be prepared in time for both the PlayStation Vita's European and Japanese launches, but now the publisher has confirmed it will be joining the party in North America too

Developed by Entersphere, Army Corps Of Hell is being steered by Nintendo legend Motoi Okamoto, who worked on the scripts for..

News: Get Yourself Comfortable For Final Fantasy XIII-2's 'Change The Future' Trailer

Get Yourself Comfortable For Final Fantasy XIII-2's 'Change The Future' Trailer

With a near nine-minute running time, the latest trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 is certainly an epic

But it's also packed with information about the upcoming sequel's plot and gameplay. We're getting gradually more excited for Final Fantasy XIII-2. Let's just hope there's a much greater emphasis on exploration this time around.

News: Final Fantasy XIV Is Still Coming To PlayStation 3 Next Year

Final Fantasy XIV Is Still Coming To PlayStation 3 Next Year

Square Enix's revival effort of the heavily maligned Final Fantasy XIV is in full-swing, and amazingly the publisher is making progress

With version 2.0, the publisher has announced it is set to finally start charging for the online world, after a catastrophic launch period resulted in the company letting players participate for free. With the game finally getting on track, Square Enix has also..

News: Square Enix Unleashes Complete Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Demo

Square Enix Unleashes Complete Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Demo

As promised yesterday, IO Interactive has released a full eight minute gameplay demonstration of Hitman: Absolution

The demo takes place in an abandoned Canadian library and shows off the game's moody atmosphere really well. Some of the lighting is phenomenal. A number of legacy fans aren't too happy with some of the game's modern mechanics, such as the ability to scout out rooms with a kind of..

News: Players Will Need To Work For Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

Players Will Need To Work For Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

Final Fantasy XIII-2 will get approximately one-two DLC updates a month, producer Yoshinori Kitase has told Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation

DLC will span a range of items, including costumes, weapons and enemies. The DLC will be more involved than simply hitting the download button though — players will need to physically unlock the content. For example you might need to beat a monster in..

News: Square Enix Releases Debut Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Teaser

Square Enix Releases Debut Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Teaser

“Hunted by the police, completely unarmed, Agent 47 seeks refuge in an abandoned Chicago library," reads Square Enix's pitch for Hitman: Absolution's debut gameplay teaser

Running on IO Interactive's new Glacier 2 engine, Hitman: Absolution promises to combine the "much loved classic gameplay with completely new and exciting features for the Hitman franchise". This is just a sneak peak..

News: Army Corps of Hell Invades Europe 2012

Army Corps of Hell Invades Europe 2012

Metalocalypse

Army Corps of Hell, Square Enix's PS Vita game that blends Pikmin-like gameplay with pure death metal, has just been confirmed for a 2012 release in Europe. The game has players controlling "goblin soldiers" that come in a variety of classes, each with unique abilities and powers. Players use the Vita's touch controls to...