Posts tagged with "Square Enix"

GAME FACE: Paying for Promises

GAME FACE: Paying for Promises
It is a universally acknowledged fact, that a AAA publisher in possession of a lot of cash, is in want of more cash. It’s become an amusing pastime of mine to observe all the different ways these various companies decide to go about this. It’s a bit like the story of Fantastic Mr Fox, but instead of trying to hoodwink greedy farmers out of their poultry, they’re trying to subtly coerce customers out of their hard-earned paychecks. This time... 

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?
As most of our readers will know by now, it’s Christmas wishlist time for gamers!  That’s right, people: this week, it’s E3, a time when the video game world waits with baited breath to see what some of the world’s biggest gaming companies are planning to bring to their consoles, as well as what you can expect from them in terms of future download content. So ready your popcorn, have your energy drinks at hand, and... 

Square Enix reveal more classic characters for Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

Square Enix reveal more classic characters for Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade
During a livestream event for the latest Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game, Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy V protagonist, Bartz Klauser, and Final Fantasy VIII protagonist, Squall Leonhart, will be added to the character line up. The news was confirmed by the game’s director Takeo Kujiraoka, who was joined on the livestream by producer Ichirō Hazama. The arcade game will play with a 3 vs 3 battle system and also incorporates... 

Dragon Quest Heroes is a PlayStation 4 exclusive in the west

Dragon Quest Heroes is a PlayStation 4 exclusive in the west
Ahead of its launch in Japan this week, Square Enix has announced its action-based role-playing game Dragon Quest Heroes will be coming to Europe in 2015. However, while Japanese gamers get the videogame on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles, the European release is so far scheduled only for the PS4. Yuji Horii, director and creator of Dragon Quest, has been closely involved in bringing this title to life, as has Koichi Sugiyama, the composer... 

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014
The UK’s biggest comic convention continues to shatter attendance records, as last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con saw more than 110,000 sci-fi, comic book, videogame and anime fans flocking to the bi-annual London event at the ExCeL. In total, 110,197 people came through the doors during the 24-26 October weekend, smashing the previous record of 101,600 at the last show in May and 88,000 in October 2013. “We’re delighted that so many people... 

Final Fantasy A New World London Tickets still available!

Final Fantasy A New World London Tickets still available!
Having been on sale since August 29th, you would have thought that all of the tickets for the Final Fantasy A New World concert in London would have sold out, however at the time of writing they have not and indeed there are still a few left. The concert takes place on October 31st at St John’s Smith Square and is from the producers of the Final Fantasy Distant Worlds concerts. It will be conducted by Final Fantasy concert veteran Arnie Roth and... 

The new Xbox One exclusive is… TOMB RAIDER!

The new Xbox One exclusive is… TOMB RAIDER!
It is not unusual in these ultra-competitive times for games consoles to have titles exclusive to them. After all Microsoft’s Xbox has Halo, and Sony’s PlayStation has the Uncharted franchise. What is unusual, though, is for a high value and previously multi-platform franchise to completely change its sales model and become a one brand band. That is exactly what has happened, however, as the next Tomb Raider game, Rise Of The Tomb Raider,... 

Lords of the Fallen first impressions

Lords of the Fallen first impressions
MCM Buzz was recently offered an invitation to a hands on preview of Lords of the Fallen, the new fantasy action RPG from CI Games and Deck 13 that is due to be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this October. The game follows Harkyn, a convict who is released so that he might fight against the old Gods who are threatening to enslave humanity. Harkyn travels through the world in order to defeat these malevolent powers. Easier said than done... 

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call first impressions

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call first impressions
Coming to the 3DS in September is the sequel to Theatrhythm Final Fantasy,Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, a celebration of the music from the Final Fantasy series. An apt release for a series that has always been renowned for the quality of its music, ever since its first releases thanks primarily to the compositions of Nobuo Uematsu. MCM Buzz was lucky enough to be invited to take part in a hands-on preview of the game and it did not... 
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