Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Square Enix

Augs rise up in new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live-action trailer

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Pre Order Promo Announcement - Screenshot 2

A new live-action trailer has been released for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The four-minute-long video offers a glimpse at how the world has changed since Human Revolution, with the events leading to what’s become known as the Mechanical Apartheid. After the uncontrolled attacks by those with augmentations in 2027, a global shift has taken place where people and laws are trying to separate Augs from the unmodified populace, known as Naturals. As governments begin taking away the augmented, pockets of resistance form to fight for their freedom.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Romancing SaGa 2 debuts stateside for Android, iOS devices

Romancing SaGa 2 (Android, iOS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has brought Romancing SaGa 2 to North America for the first time. Originally released for the Super Famicom in 1993, mobile gamers will be able to play the first official localization on Android and iOS devices. The portable version has been updated with touch controls, improved graphics, the ability to auto-save, new classes (diviner and ninja), and a New Game+ mode. The multi-generational title follows the rulers of the Vareness Empire as they attempt to end a long-running war against the Seven Heroes. The storyline adds an imperial succession system, which ties together the freeform scenarios that were introduced in the original.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Get a glimpse of I Am Setsuna in action in new gameplay trailer

I Am Setsuna (PC, PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 2

Square Enix has debuted the first gameplay trailer for I Am Setsuna. Tokyo RPG Factory’s first role-playing game is a throwback title, inspired by releases of yesteryear. The game follows a young woman named Setsuna and her two bodyguards, and the video shows what the trio will be getting up to when they set out later this summer. The video runs a little over two minutes and features exploration, some conversation, and a fair bit of combat.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius coming stateside for Android, iOS devices

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (Android, iOS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix is porting over their mobile Final Fantasy title Brave Exvius to North America. The Android, iOS title has currently logged over six million players overseas, and this summer, the free role-playing game (supported by in-app purchases) will make its way stateside. Players will follow two knights from Grandshelt Kingdom who are on the hunt for a prized crystal as they happen upon a mysterious young woman. The trio will explore dungeons, loot items, and battle enemies via a turn-based battle system, as well as run across some familiar faces, including as Cecil and Terra.

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Android, Apple Handheld

I Am Setsuna launching July 19, new trailer, screens released

I Am Setsuna (PC, PS4) Endir Announcement - Screenshot 9

I Am Setsuna, the debut title from Square Enix’s new Tokyo RPG Factory imprint, will be launching on July 19 for PC and PS4. Inspired by 16-bit RPGs, and featuring a battle system similar to Chrono Trigger, I Am Setsuna follows a young woman named Setsuna who sets out from her hometown with a band of bodyguards on a quest to save her people. The new media highlights one of her bodyguards, Endir, who is also the main playable character.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Supernatural adventure title Goetia out now for PC

Goetia (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Square Enix Collective has published its first officially approved crowdfunded title Goetia on Steam and the Square Enix Store. The PC point-and-click adventure, developed by Sushee, is set in the 1940s at Blackwood Manor in the English countryside. Players take on the role of Abigail Blackwood, or to be more precise, her ghost, as they seek to uncover her mysterious past and what’s happened in the years since her death.

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PC News

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness – Star Log #2, screens posted

Star Ocean Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4) Star Log 2 Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has released the second installment of the ongoing livestream series The Star Log for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness. The latest stream focused on the battle system, which included a new battle system trailer and a message from producer Shuichi Kobayashi. Gameplay was also debuted that showcased combos, character swapping, and long-range attacks. Other topics covered are the Collector’s and Day One editions, the Kingdom of Langdauq, and characters Fiore and Victor. Check below to view the archived stream and 10 new screenshots.

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PlayStation 4 News

SE begins Star Log series for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness

Star Ocean Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4) Star Log Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix has kicked off The Star Log, a new live stream focusing on Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness. The debut features a new story trailer that follows Fidel and company protecting the mysterious Relia, character spotlight videos, and details about the dual-audio options for English and Japanese. Check below to watch the nearly 40-minute-long video. Ten new screenshots have also been posted.

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PlayStation 4 News

Rise of the Tomb Raider – Cold Darkness Awakened detailed, dated

Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox 360, Xbox One) Cold Darkness Awakened Announcement - Screenshot 3 (Art 1)

The third download pack for Rise of the Tomb Raider, Cold Darkness Awakened, has been dated for March 29. After a Cold War-era research facility is breached in Siberia, a deadly virus is unleashed that turns Trinity’s soldiers into maniacal killers. Players must guide Lara through the base in order to find and destroy the source of the virus.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Just Cause 3: Sky Fortress now available for non-Season Pass-ers

Just Cause 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Sky Fortress DLC General Sale Announcement - Screenshot 1

The first pack from Just Cause 3’s Air, Land, and Sea Expansion Pass, Sky Fortress, is now available for all players. The drop contains a new set of missions that revolve around a new enemy, the eDEN Corporation. Based out of their Sky Fortress, the corporation commands an army of robotic drones that need to be tackled before the leaders can be brought down. Rico has access to several new weapons to handle the threat, including a new upgradeable, rocket-powered Bavarium Wingsuit that sports machine guns and missiles, a Bavarium Splitter assault rifle, and the new Eviction defense drone.

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