Square Enix’s announced that their XBLA shooter 0 Day Attack on Earth will be out next week. It looks pretty interesting, and you can check out the official website here
Square Enix is teaming up with the beverage company Suntory to release a Final Fantasy XIII drink, called Final Fantasy XIII Elixir. The drink will be out in Japan sometime this winter. Always remember, “For relaxing times, make it Suntory time.” An actual shot of the drink, below. [ Kotaku ]
Square Enix confirmed today that Final Fantasy XIII will be out on December 17th at a Japanese press event. That’s in Japan, Square Enix’s Yoichi Wada did talk briefly about the international release, though: “In the past, it’s taken a year or half a year to release our games abroad, but this time we are… Continue reading Final Fantasy XIII Release Date Confirmed
This is a prototype figure of Final Fantasy XIII’s Odin, as seen at a figure and hobby event, Chara-Hobby in Chiba, Japan. I guess this is Odin in horse form, he can do that in XIII. [ via Kotaku ]
I’ve always been curious what exactly goes on during a Dragon Quest launch in Japan. The game is kind of a big deal there. So big, in fact, that they only release them on Saturdays (instead of their normal Thursday launches), supposedly because everyone would skip school/work/etc. to play the game (I’m not sure if… Continue reading Dragon Quest IX’s Japanese Launch
For some reason, Square Enix decided to change a lot of the interfaces for the North American version of Star Ocean 4. They changed all the anime into CG…I wonder why?
A bunch of Star Ocean 4 kiosks popped up in Japan on Sunday, each one displaying the Star Ocean 4 faceplate. I think it looks pretty cool. Hopefully they’ll bring those to the U.S. [ via Kotaku ]
There’s a new Final Fantasy XIII trailer out, available here. It shows off some actual gameplay and has English subtitles. The game looks really nice so far, reminds me a lot of Final Fantasy VII.
A few new screens have surfaced for Final Fantasy XIII in V-Jump, a Japanese video game and manga magazine. There are a few details about the game we have been able to decipher despite knowning no Japanese. There appears to be a very prominent red-headed female character that is reminiscent of Rikku from Final Fantasy… Continue reading New Final Fantasy XIII Screens
Yesterday, at an event in Japan, Square Enix announced Dragon Quest X is coming to the Wii. The event was held to promote their March 28th release of Dragon Quest IX for the DS (side note: Dragon Quest IX is going to cost 5,980 yen there, or roughly $64.73, which is insane). I hope it… Continue reading Dragon Quest X Coming to Wii