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'FFVII Remake' in screenshots: 25 hours into the game

Apr 20, 2020 - 8:35 PM

For those who have already played the game, relive some of the game's moments with our 'FFVII Remake' visual diary here

Screenshot from Final Fantasy VII Remake/Square Enix

'Final Fantasy VII Remake' demo out now

Mar 02, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Gamers can now play the first chapter of 'Final Fantasy VII' – the Mako Reactor bombing mission

CLOUD STRIFE. Cloud is the primary protagonist of Final Fantasy VII. Photo from Square Enix

‘Final Fantasy VIII Remastered’ announced

Jun 11, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The game comes out this year

Photo from Square Enix

'Final Fantasy VII Remake' gets a release date

Jun 10, 2019 - 12:17 PM

Expect March 2020 to have some buster sword-swinging action in Midgar!

CLOUD STRIFE. Cloud's coming back next year! Screenshot from YouTube

'Kingdom Hearts 3' review: Buckle up for an insane roller-coaster ride

Mar 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

How strong is your love for animated Disney action and Square Enix storytelling? Check out our review of Kingdom Hearts 3!

3 'Final Fantasy XV' DLC cancelled as director leaves company

Nov 08, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Game director Hajime Tabata leaves following a statement from Square Enix reporting a loss of 3.73 billion yen

UNHAPPY ENDING. Final Fantasy XV's DLC production ends. Screen shot from livestream.

That Disney charm remains strong in 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:18 AM

The mega-popular Square Enix-Disney mashup is still a charmer

TOY STORY. 'Kingdom Hearts 3'  is set to feature Pixar worlds. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

WATCH: E3 2018's South Hall featuring Square Enix, Capcom, Ubisoft booths

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Get a load of what these game makers have in store for fans at E3 2018!

RESIDENT EVIL 2. Capcom's booth was highlighted by the remake of the Playstation classic and a new Megaman game. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Square Enix's E3 2018 showcase is short and sweet

Jun 12, 2018 - 1:49 AM

Here's a roundup of the major things from the Square Enix E3 2018 Showcase

'Kingdom Hearts 3' and 'Nier Automata' coming to Xbox One

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:41 AM

(UPDATED) 'Kingdom Hearts 3' will arrive on Xbox One on January 29, 2019, while 'Nier Automata: Become as Gods Edition' arrives on June 26, 2018

KINGDOM HEARTS 3 ON XBOX. Microsoft confirms both Kingdom Hearts 3 and Nier Automata as Xbox One-bound. Screenshot from livestream.

This is the E3 2018 press conference schedule

May 30, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Here's a full schedule of press conference times for this year's E3 at Los Angeles, along with a shareable Manila timezone graphic

E3. E3 2018 promises its own brand of surprises. File photo of E3 2017 by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Final Fantasy XV's Noctis joins Tekken 7 as DLC

Nov 15, 2017 - 3:59 PM

Noctis will join the King of Iron Fist tournament in the second quarter of 2018

A NEW KING. Will Noctis become the King of Iron Fist? Screen shot from YouTube.

'Final Fantasy XV' coming to PCs in 2018

Aug 22, 2017 - 1:50 PM

Set to run at 4K resolution and with fancy Nvidia tech the port is set to be the definitive version visually

WINDOWS EDITION. Image from Square Enix/YouTube

[WATCH] Rappler Game Night: 'NieR: Automata'

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:26 PM

This week we re taking you on a journey to Earth in the far distant future where robots roam and androids battle

NIER: AUTOMATA. Our band of plucky Android are out to take back the Earth! Image from PlayStation Blog.

The World of Final Fantasy demo packs JRPG flavors you thought were long gone

Oct 18, 2016 - 2:49 PM

Square Enix s cutesified World of Final Fantasy may offer the more traditional Japanese role playing experience compared to Final Fantasy XV

VICTORY POSE. World of Final Fantasy's Reynn and Lann pose with their various mirage buddies. Screen shots from PS4 demo.

For Honor showcases epic sword battles + 9 other big Gamescom 2016 news

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The Ubisoft title has unsheathed its nasty predilection for melee battles Along with Metal Gear Survive Resident Evil 7 and the proposed Mass Effect remake the game was a star in the recently concluded gaming expo

FOR HONOR. The MOBA-like game from Ubisoft features visually striking battles among medieval factions brandishing really sharp objects. Photo from Ubisoft.

Final Fantasy XV delayed to November 29

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:17 PM

Game director Hajime Tabata says they ve pushed back the release to deliver a Final Fantasy of the highest possible quality to every single person who buys the game

DELAYED. Final Fantasy XV gets two more months for further polish and quality testing. Image from Square Enix.

Final Fantasy XII remaster to get International version features

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will bring the features players of the International Zodiac Job System version got with some fine tuning besides

Square Enix teases PS4 remaster of Final Fantasy XII

Jun 06, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The Final Fantasy XII remaster will reportedly feature improved character models and better cutscenes as well as auto saving shorter load times and an enhanced turbo mode

BASCH LIVES! Final Fantasy XII is making a return on the PlayStation 4. Screen shot from YouTube Trailer.

LOOK: The vast world of Final Fantasy XV

Mar 31, 2016 - 1:25 PM

The latest installment in the popular Final Fantasy series will feature a massive open world

Final Fantasy XV release date: September 30

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:45 AM

An upcoming demo called Platinum Demo Final Fantasy XV will be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

RELEASE DATE. Final Fantasy confirms its release date. Screen shot from YouTube.

LIVE: Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV

Mar 30, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Watch here the live stream from California of the release date event for Final Fantasy XV

THE WAIT IS OVER. Square Enix is set to announce the release date for Final Fantasy XV. Photo from Square Enix

Final Fantasy IX launches on Android, iOS

Feb 10, 2016 - 5:15 PM

The game is currently priced at 16 99 as part of a limited time promotional pricing scheme

OUT FOR MOBILE. Final Fantasy IX heads to the iOS and Android platforms with some visual enhancements. Image from Square Enix.

Final Fantasy IX heading to PC, smartphones

Jan 01, 2016 - 1:23 AM

Square Enix announces it is bringing Final Fantasy IX to the PC as well as Android and iOS devices in 2016

FINAL FANTASY IX. Square Enix promises the return of Final Fantasy IX on PC and smartphones. Screen shot from Square Enix.

The Final Fantasy VII remake: What we know so far

Dec 13, 2015 - 8:56 AM

What s in store for gamers as production ramps up for Final Fantasy VII Remake? Victor Barreiro Jr collects some assorted tidbits of information for your reading pleasure

CLOUD STRIFE. Screen shot from YouTube.

Final Fantasy VII heads to iOS devices

Aug 20, 2015 - 1:44 PM

The iOS downloadable Final Fantasy VII is a port of its PC version with touch controls instead of controller input It also features an option to turn off random encounters

Final Fantasy VII remake in the works for PlayStation 4

Jun 16, 2015 - 10:14 AM

Yoshinori Kitase will be the producer while Tetsuya Nomura will direct

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE. Screen shot from YouTube.

Great video games for summer

Apr 05, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Here are some console video games you may want to check out

Germanwings cockpit lock, solar energy, young innovators | SciTech4u

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:32 PM

Technology – a double edged sword in the Germanwings crash solar energy in PH homes and groundbreaking prototypes from the De La Salle University s Innovations and Technology Fair

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD coming March 17 to PH

Feb 26, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Sony announces an official Asian localized version of Square Enix s Final Fantasy Type 0 HD that is slated to come on March 17

Sony's PS4 is US$399, set for holidays

Jun 11, 2013 - 11:09 AM

Sony reveals the PS4 console a ton of new games and a remarkable price point

PLAYSTATION 4. Sony shows off the PS4 console and a slew of new games for the PlayStation brands. Screen shot from E3 livestream