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News: New Tomb Raider Reboot Trailer Will Get You Hyped As Hell... Until The Release Date Pops Up

New Tomb Raider Reboot Trailer Will Get You Hyped As Hell... Until The Release Date Pops Up

Square Enix has released a CG trailer for the new Tomb Raider game and it looks phenomenal

We absolutely adore the tone of the game — the lone survivor theme is fascinating. We also went in expecting to hate Lara Croft's voice — how can you better Keeley Hawes? — but we actually really like the voice actor. The biggest problem with this trailer is the release date that pops up at the end..

News: New Carmageddon Is An Indie Project, Square Enix Not Involved

New Carmageddon Is An Indie Project, Square Enix Not Involved

We recently went gaga over the appearance of a countdown clock on carmageddon

com</a>. Piecing two-and-two together, we automatically assumed that this suggested a new game announcement in the series from publisher Square Enix. We were wrong. Apparently developer Stainless Games has bought the rights for the Carmageddon franchise off Square Enix. The website is therefore owned by the..

News: Wait A Minute, Square Enix Is Teasing A New Carmageddon Game?

Wait A Minute, Square Enix Is Teasing A New Carmageddon Game?

Regular readers will know that we're big fans of the car-combat genre

Up until last year, we'd given up hope of the genre making a return to its golden years, but then David Jaffe changed everything by announcing Twisted Metal and making us go mad in celebration. Twisted Metal is not out yet, but already the genre seems to be having somewhat of a mini-revival. Earlier in the year there was Red..

News: Eidos & Deus Ex Websites Hacked, Personal Information Stolen

Eidos & Deus Ex Websites Hacked, Personal Information Stolen

Sigh

Proving once again that any online service is susceptible to attacks, websites for Eidos and Deus Ex were hacked over night, compromising the data of just under 100,000 users. Unbelievably, of that data over 9,000 resumes were stolen. The hack was believed to have been undertaken by a rogue entity of Anonymous. As bad as the compromised data sounds, it actually gets worse. KrebsOnSecurity has..

News: Square Enix Cancels A Number Of Unannounced Digital Products To Strengthen Finances

Square Enix Cancels A Number Of Unannounced Digital Products To Strengthen Finances

Square Enix has confirmed that it has cancelled a number of unconfirmed digital titles in order to strengthen its finances

In a statement, the publisher predicted a net loss for the year ending March 31st. The company had previously expected to profit. Square Enix blamed the loss on the costs incurred in cancelling projects. "Under a rapidly changing operating environment and more prudent..

News: Announcements Of Announcements: IO Interactive Warns Of Incoming Shrapnel Next Week

Announcements Of Announcements: IO Interactive Warns Of Incoming Shrapnel Next Week

When we started this website, we made an internal pledge to cut out the metaphors that's so prevalent in games media

Sometimes we fail. We're failing right now actually, while we discuss aims and objectives that have nothing to do with this stor--... Ok. IO Interactive has Tweeted that "next week will be very good" and that we should "get ready for the incoming shrapnel."..

News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Does The Whole Collector's Edition Thing

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Does The Whole Collector's Edition Thing

What big release doesn't come neatly packaged in a tidy collector's edition these days? Not ones to shy of current trends, Square Enix has announced that, yes, Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be available as part of a big box set

To be fair, it does look classy. The collector's edition includes a ton of goodies. First up, there's the super slick collector's box. Will look nice on your shelf that..

News: Final Fantasy VI Getting PlayStation Network Release In Japan

Final Fantasy VI Getting PlayStation Network Release In Japan

Square Enix has been a roll when it comes to Final Fantasy re-releases of late

We only just got Final Fantasy V here in the West, but now the publisher is teasing a digital release of Final Fantasy VI in Japan. Siliconera reports that that the game will be available to download from April 20th. Naturally it'll be the PSone version of the game, rather than the SNES original. No Western release date..

News: This Rumour Does Not Confirm That Final Fantasy VII Is Coming To NGP

This Rumour Does Not Confirm That Final Fantasy VII Is Coming To NGP

Dear readers, We are aware that some of you might been duped into believing that a remake of Final Fantasy VII is coming to the NGP

While we agree that this would be amazing, it has come to our attention that some websites are posting a fake job letter in order to support their personal fantasies. Please don't believe them. While it's entirely feasible that Square Enix might consider developing..

News: Dungeon Siege III Delayed Until June 17th In Europe, June 21st In North America

Dungeon Siege III Delayed Until June 17th In Europe, June 21st In North America

Square Enix has pushed back the European release of Dungeon Siege III by a couple of weeks, the publisher has announced today

The Obsidian developed game was originally scheduled for release on May 27th. It'll now launch on June 17th. No announcements regarding the US release date were made. Update @ 19:46 BST: Square Enix has just confirmed that the game has been delayed until June 21st in North..

News: Final Fantasy V Nets PlayStation Network Release

Final Fantasy V Nets PlayStation Network Release

The PSone edition of Final Fantasy V is headed to the PlayStation Network according to a press release distributed by Square Enix this afternoon

The game originally launched on the SNES in 1992, but later got re-released on PlayStation with additional cut-scenes. The game will be in good company — Final Fantasy VII, VIII and IX are all currently available via Sony's PSone Classics service, while..

News: Remember That Hitman 5 ARG? Now It's Kicking Up Screenshots!

Remember That Hitman 5 ARG? Now It's Kicking Up Screenshots!

Remember that alternate-reality Hitman 5 game we told you about the other day? Well now it's kicking up bonafide screenshots

Four of the images reference the Canada's CN Tower — the world's largest free-standing structure. Fans are speculating that this suggests Hitman 5 will be set in Canada. It's the fifth image that is most interesting though. It looks to be a screenshot from a CGI movie,..

News: Don't Worry Europe, You'll Get Dissidia duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY Next Week

Don't Worry Europe, You'll Get Dissidia duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY Next Week

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At this point, we're wishing Dissidia duodecim FINAL FANTASY would just flippin' come out already. It's not because we can't wait to play it — well, not entirely anyway. Fact is, we are..

News: Fresh Hitman 5 Clues Bubble To The Surface

Fresh Hitman 5 Clues Bubble To The Surface

It sounds like Hitman 5's finally set to get its long awaited announcement at this year's E3

Members of the franchise's forums are dizzy with speculation after a bunch of ARG clues started appearing around the Internet. Hit the link for all the clues. As with any ARG it all gets a bit confusing after the first couple of announcements, but, from what we can gather, the latest update includes a..

News: All Together Now: Square Enix Confirms Release Of 'Dissidia duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY' Taster Ahead Of 'Dissidia 012 [duodecim] FINAL FANTASY' For PSP

All Together Now: Square Enix Confirms Release Of 'Dissidia duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY' Taster Ahead Of 'Dissidia 012 [duodecim] FINAL FANTASY' For PSP

At some point, Square Enix decided it would be funny to troll games bloggers

As if Dissidia 012 FINAL FANTASY wasn't heinous enough, the publisher's just announced a kind of premium demo for the game entitled Dissidia duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY. The taster comes with a unique scenario featuring Lightning, as well as the ability to carry any in-game items plundered into the main game. In..

News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Releases August 23rd In North America, August 26th In UK

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Releases August 23rd In North America, August 26th In UK

Square Enix has slapped a big juicy August 23rd / August 26th release date on Deus Ex: Human Revolution for the US and UK respectively

The announcement comes days after retailers accidentally broke the news. The game's currently available for pre-order in two different flavours. The standard edition comes with an Explosive Mission Pack, featuring a new mission and some additional gear. The..