Embracer Group Acquires Eidos, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montreal, and More

Embracer Group, the parent company and owner of companies such as THQ Nordic, Gearbox Software, Deep Silver, and many more more has announced that they have entered into an agreement with Square Enix to acquire Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, and Square Enix Montréal. This acquisition includes a “catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-c...

Final Fantasy XVI Development “in Final Stage”

It appears that the wait for Final Fantasy XVI may not be as long as many had suspected as, in an interview published in Uniqlo’s UT Magazine, producer Naoki Yoshida has stated that development for the game is “in the final stretch.” The magazine interview is being held as part of a collaboration between the clothing brand and Final Fantasy for the 35th anniversary. The full tran...

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION Review

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION Developer: Square EnixPublisher: Square EnixPlatforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 7 April 2022Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Overview When it comes to gaming, there are not many things that can take you completely by surprise. In this day and age, most of the games get leaked months b...

Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Review

Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Developer: Koei TecmoPublisher: Square-Enix, Koei TecmoPlatforms: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series XRelease Date: 18 March 2022Price: $89.95 AUD / $59.99 USD – Available Here (PC) / Available Here (PS5) Overview I must admit that when Stranger of Paradise was first announced, it took me by surprise. With the next ent...

LIVE A LIVE HD-2D Remake Revealed for Western Release

Back during the SNES era there were many JRPGs that never made their way to Western shores and perhaps one of the most prolific of these happened to be Square Enix‘s LIVE A LIVE. Initially released in 1994 the title remained a Japan exclusive through all these years though that will soon change as Nintendo and Square Enix have announced that LIVE A LIVE will be getting an HD 2D remake for th...

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition Arrives April 7

Square Enix has revealed that they are planning on bringing Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch, and PC as a digital exclusive on April 7th. This slightly enhanced version of the PlayStation 1 classic will feature a number of improvements such as 3D models that have been converted to high definition, brand new artwork, ref...

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade Review

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade Developer: Square-EnixPublisher: Square-Enix Platforms: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 5Release Date: 16 December 2021Price: US$69.99 – Available Here Overview After much speculation and anticipation, the PC port of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade has finally launched exclusively -although for how long is anyone’s guess- on the Epic Store. Final Fantasy 7 Rema...

Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars Review

Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars Developer: Square-Enix/AlimPublisher: Square-EnixPlatforms: PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Switch, PCRelease Date: 28 October 2021Price: US$29.99 – Available Here Overview Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars is the newest game from the creative mind of Yoko Taro. One of the creators of the Drakengard and Nier series, Taro gained a small cult following throu...

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Developer: Eidos-MontrealPublisher: Square EnixPlatforms: Xbox Series X (Reviewed), Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, SwitchRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $59.99 USD – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview When it comes to handling a massive property such as one of the Marvel’s, there is a certain amount of weight ...

NEO: The World Ends With You Review

NEO: The World Ends With You Developer: Square Enix, h.a.n.d.s.Publisher: Square EnixPlatforms: PC, PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), SwitchRelease Date: July 27, 2021Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here $84.59 AUD – Available Here Overview Originally released in the West in 2008, The World Ends With You stood out as being a truly unique game thanks to a number of factors that took full advantag...

Legend of Mana Review

Legend of Mana Developer:Square EnixPublisher:Square EnixPlatforms:PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Switch, PCRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $29.99 – Available Here Overview Legend of Mana released over twenty years ago as a part of the “Mana” franchise, and up until this remaster, I really didn’t give it the time of day. Sure, the art design at the time was amazing, but I was a l...

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Review

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Developer: ToylogicPublisher: Square EnixPlatforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One (Reviewed), PCRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $59.99 USD – Available Here $89.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Looking at the popularity of the NieR franchise today and one would never believe that it all began in a rather strange way over a decade ago with two different vers...

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