Reviews of Square Enix Developed Games

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Harvestella Review

When Harvestella was announced, I was somewhat skeptical. It was revealed along with a few other Square Enix titles that would be released within close proximity of each other, as if they were just…

December 19, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core Reunion Review

The Final Fantasy VII renaissance is upon us! Fans of Cloud, AVALANCE, and the world of Final Fantasy VII have come from the excitement of the Final Fantasy VII Remake, have Final Fantasy VII Rebirth…

December 6, 2022 | 05:00 EST

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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Review

Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts series is known for many things: complicated plots, titles that don't make a whole lot of sense, epic multi-stage boss fights, and characters whose designs involve a lot…

November 24, 2020 | 11:00 EST

Final Fantasy VII Remake Review

Final Fantasy VII Remake Review

Final Fantasy VII came out in 1997 and served as many people's first introduction to jRPGs. While opinions of the game vary (I think it is simply good), there's no denying the impact it has had on…

April 22, 2020 | 10:30 EDT

Kingdom Hearts III Re:Mind Review

Kingdom Hearts III Re:Mind Review

It's still hard to believe that Kingdom Hearts III actually came out. While what released may be decisive among fans (I loved it), Square Enix isn't quite done yet. Shortly after launch, they…

January 28, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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Left Alive Review - Metal Gear Subpar

Don’t let the Yoji Shinkawa artwork trick you. Left Alive isn’t the Metal Gear Solid revival you’ve been hoping for. Nor is it a quality entry in the Front Mission series. It’s a clumsy trainwreck of…

March 8, 2019 | 04:45 EST

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Kingdom Hearts III Review - Goofy Survives

I've thought about this for a while. I'm not sure there's a point to reviewing Kingdom Hearts III. Let's be honest: you've already made up your mind about the game. You've either been waiting 14…

February 12, 2019 | 02:02 EST

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The World Ends With You: Final Remix Review - The Ports End With You

I'll admit, I'm no longer a JRPG person. It's a genre I used to care about quite a bit, but I now find that I lack the patience to sit through turn-based combat and overly convoluted anime-esque…

December 5, 2018 | 12:00 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Review – Children of the Land, Do You Hear

This review comes late and it's because I wanted to give you the best insight I could. Final Fantasy is about the lore, and the 14th iteration of the franchise does not make an exception just because…

July 27, 2015 | 10:00 EDT

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Hitman GO Review

Hitman GO isn’t the kind of Hitman game you would expect unless you were expecting a turn-based puzzle game styled like a board game. It isn’t focused on turning the Hitman experience into a board…

May 2, 2014 | 09:00 EDT