Square Enix Sales Reach $3bn In 2020

Square Enix has announced that for the fiscal year which ended in March, their net sales were at $3 billion. That is 27.6% higher than the previous year. Square made mention that Marvel’s Avengers and Final Fantasy VII Remake, both part of their digital entertainment department, were a contributing factor. Marvel’s Avengers Upon release, Marvel’s… Continue reading Square Enix Sales Reach $3bn In 2020

FFVII Remake Intergrade Extends Sony Exclusivity

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is coming to PlayStation 5 in June, and because of this deal, it will extend the game’s exclusivity with Sony until at least 2022. That means that other consoles won’t see either version of the game until then. Originally the deal was to end in April of 2021, but the… Continue reading FFVII Remake Intergrade Extends Sony Exclusivity

Bravely Default II Review

Bravely Default II is one of the best JRPGs that I have played in a while. Despite that though, there were a few hang-ups that I believe held it back a bit. Its beautiful watercolor art style was sometimes diminished by its underperforming graphics. And although I enjoyed every single battle in this game, I… Continue reading Bravely Default II Review

Final Fantasy VII’s Cait Sith: A Debate Of Character

Final Fantasy is definitely a series full of interesting, if not odd, characters. Often considered to be a useless or filler character, Cait Sith is certainly both odd and interesting. However, I do not think he is useless or filler and I wanted to take this week as an opportunity to dive into why. Cait… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s Cait Sith: A Debate Of Character

Throwback Bit Thursday: Xenogears

Xenogears, much has been written about the game on this site, and on our FB page. Twenty-three years later, it remains a fan favorite. Some would even argue that it was the greatest JRPG on the original PlayStation. Are these fans, right? Well, even if they are not, they are certainly onto something.   Xenogears… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Xenogears

Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

Final Fantasy VII‘s cast is nothing short of memorable. In fact, it is arguably the most recognizable. For me though, Tifa ended up being my favorite for a couple of different reasons. While the cast is pretty solid, Tifa stood out to me in ways the other characters did not. Tifa and Cloud’s Childhood Friendship… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

NieR Replicant’s Creative Director Is Not Sure It Will Sell Well

Yoko Taro, creative director of the NieR games, recently shared on Square Enix’s website that he was unsure that NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 would sell very well. He also reminded everyone that ver.1.22474487139 is a “version upgrade” of the original NieR game and that it is not a remake or remaster. He goes on to say… Continue reading NieR Replicant’s Creative Director Is Not Sure It Will Sell Well

Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Back when Sony first announced Final Fantasy XVI it was presented in a way that made fans think it was only going to be on the PlayStation 5. Usually with bigger companies like Square Enix, these exclusives aren’t forever, but instead for a set amount of time. It turns out that Final Fantasy XVI is… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Square Enix Rumors Plus Sony Backtracks on Closing PS3/Vita Stores

The new console generation is taking shape, and it promises to be more competitively fought than the last generation where Sony was able to run away the winner with more than 115 million PlayStation 4s sold, to Microsoft’s estimated 50 million Xbox Ones sold. Square Enix remains one of Sony’s biggest partners, and rumors of a… Continue reading Square Enix Rumors Plus Sony Backtracks on Closing PS3/Vita Stores