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Sephiroth in the fire of Nibelheim ad from Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Massively Anticipated Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Takes Over Tokyo

Today Square Enix revealed a large promotional campaign to make sure absolutely no one living in Tokyo misses the fact that Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is coming soon.  Starting today, a number of…

February 18, 2024 | 05:59 EST

Aerith in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Gets Gorgeous and Action-Packed TV Commercials Ahead of Release

The release of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is just around the corner, which means that it's time for Square Enix to flood Japanese TV with commercials. As it often happens, the game received two…

February 17, 2024 | 03:06 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Hydaelyn and Zodiark Meister Quality Statue
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Square Enix Changes Controversial Emote Coming with Expensive Figure to Apply to All Your Characters

Today Square Enix changed a rather controversial detail in the bonus emote coming with a rather expensive Final Fantasy XIV collectible.  When the developer revealed the Meister Quality Figure -…

February 15, 2024 | 01:06 EST

A chocobo in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Shows Different Chocobo Types in Action and Details Their Abilities

Today Square Enix posted screenshots, details, and a video showcasing different types of Chocobos in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and what they can do.  Specifically, we get details about Forest…

February 15, 2024 | 12:02 EST

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Aerith Key Art
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Demo Upate Will Improve Visual Quality of Performance Mode

The demo of Square Enix's upcoming JRPG Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will be updated soon with new content, but apparently, the graphics will be improved as well.  The demo was released a few days ago…

February 14, 2024 | 03:05 EST

Final Fantasy XIV XBox Version
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Final Fantasy XIV Xbox Version Resolutions and Details Revealed Alongside Update 6.57 Patch Notes

Today Square Enix released Final Fantasy XIV update 6.57, alongside some interesting details of the upcoming Xbox version of the game. Interestingly, we learn the resolution options for Xbox Series…

February 13, 2024 | 07:24 EST

Angry Cloud in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Demo Available Now, Gorgeous Gameplay Revealed

Today, during a PlayStation State of Play broadcast, Square Enix announced the release of a demo of its upcoming JRPG Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.  The demo is available to download now for PS5 on the…

February 6, 2024 | 07:02 EST

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Keyart
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Interview - Discussing the Philosophy of Improving Upon a Remake Sequel

With the second part of the Final Fantasy VII Remake project well on its way to release, we still have a lot of questions. There’s been plenty said on the game’s updated mechanics, new story beats,…

February 6, 2024 | 07:04 EST

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview Keyart
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Final Preview - Open World Spectacular

When Final Fantasy VII Rebirth won the award for Most Anticipated Game at the Game Awards last year, it wasn’t too surprising. Everything I’ve seen about the game so far has been nothing short of…

February 6, 2024 | 07:04 EST

Atarashii Gakko! In the new PS5 ad
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PlayStation Hires Girl Group Atarashii Gakko! for New PS5 Ad

Today the Japanese arm of Sony Interactive Entertainment released a new commercial for the PS5, starring popular girl group Atarashii Gakko! and some of the console's newest games. The games…

January 30, 2024 | 11:50 EST

Tifa and 2B Counterfeit Statues from Final Fantasy VII Remake and NieR: Automata
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People Behind Counterfeit Final Fantasy and NieR: Automata Figures Criminally Charged in China

Square Enix announced that it has scored a point against the widespread manufacture and distribution of counterfeit figures from its games in China.  According to the announcement made via press…

January 29, 2024 | 10:28 EST

Yuffie in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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New Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Gameplay Shows Chocobo Racing and Customization, Combat, and More

Today Square Enix and Bandai Namco presented a stage event dedicated to Final Fantasy VII Rebirth at Taipei Game Show in Taiwan.  The event was livestreamed and you get to take a look comfortably on…

January 27, 2024 | 10:29 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Key Art
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Final Fantasy XIV Live-Action TV Series is "Dead" According to Executive Producer

Back in 2019, Sony Pictures Television and production company Hivemind, announced a deal with Square Enix to create a live-action TV show set in the world of Final Fantasy XIV.  Today we learn that…

January 24, 2024 | 06:40 EST

Indy in Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light
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The Real "Dad of Light" Who Inspired Final Fantasy XIV's TV Show on Netflix Has Passed Away

If you love Square Enix's super-popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, you've possibly watched the Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light live-action TV show on Netflix.  You may or may not know that the plot…

January 24, 2024 | 01:56 EST

Square Enix Logo and Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Square Enix Relying on Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to Reach Annual Target as CEO Reveals His Strategy

Square Enix published the transcript of the Q&A from the latest financial results conference call, in which the new CEO Takashi Kiryu offered information about the publisher's business and plans…

January 18, 2024 | 02:54 EST

Sephiroth in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth's Dramatic Story Heats Up In Spectacular Trailer

Today Square Enix has a couple of interesting reveals as we get closer to the release of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.  First of al, we get a new trailer focusing mostly on the story that will unfold…

January 15, 2024 | 09:32 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Hydaelyn and Zodiark Meister Qualitu Figure
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Final Fantasy XIV Getting $360 Hydaelyn and Zodiark Meister Figure With a Crazy Sundering Emote

Today Square Enix announced the upcoming release of a rather spectacular Final Fantasy XIV figure for those who want a piece of the game's lore on their shelf. The figure, which is part of Square…

January 12, 2024 | 01:56 EST

Naoki Yoshida and Clive from Final Fantasy XVI
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Naoki Yoshida Discusses Who Should Direct Final Fantasy 17 and The Kind of Game He Wants to Do Next

The latest episode of the Game Maker's Notebook Podcast published by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences featured an interesting interview with Final Fantasy XIV director and producer and…

January 12, 2024 | 11:38 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.55 Pictomancer Krile and Fem Hrothgar NPC
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Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.55 Screenshots Tease Dawntrail Story With Pictomancer Krile and More

Today Square Enix released a batch of screenshots showing off the upcoming update for Final Fantasy XIV, which will serve as a bridge to the expansion Dawntrail.  Interestingly, we get to see two…

January 11, 2024 | 11:15 EST

Naoki Yoshida at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo
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Naoki Yoshida Hypothetically Discusses What Would Happen to Final Fantasy XIV Without Him

During a round table interview with Japanese media at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, producer and director Naoki Yoshida discussed hypothetically what would happen if he wasn't around…

January 8, 2024 | 02:23 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Alphinaud and Xbox Logo
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Final Fantasy XIV Passes 30 Million Players as Xbox Open Beta Gets Release Date [UPDATED]

Today, during the celebrations for the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, which TechRaptor attended, Square Enix had a few interesting announcements to share related to the popular MMORPG.…

February 5, 2024 | 04:26 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Femake Hrothgars
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Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Dawntrail Footage and Details: Female Hrothgar, Locations, and Much More

During the keynote of the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, which TechRaptor attended, Square Enix introduced plenty of new elements and footage of the next expansion Danwtrail. We start with…

January 7, 2024 | 01:08 EST

Krile portraying the Pictomancer, the new job of Final Fantasy XIV
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Final Fantasy XIV Expansion Dawntrail Reveals New Job Pictomancer With Spectacular Trailer

Today Square Enix is hosting the first day of the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, and the initial keynote presentation started strong with a new trailer. Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida…

January 6, 2024 | 08:23 EST

The Key Art of Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail
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Final Fantasy XIV Boss Naoki Yoshida Answers on Character Options, Inventory Slots, and More

Final Fantasy XIV producer and director Naoki Yoshida took some time on New Year to visit players on the Japanese server Chocobo, and he answered some questions. As reported on the Japanese blog…

January 2, 2024 | 01:03 EST

The protagonist of Final Fantasy XIV's Christmas short "Eorzea of the Dead"
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Celebrate Christmas With this Adorably Creepy Final Fantasy XIV Fan Movie

Toi Toi Pictures is one of the best machinima groups dedicated to Square Enix's MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, and today they have a special treat to celebrate Christmas.  Posted as usual by YouTube user…

December 24, 2023 | 10:14 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Orchestra Concert London 2023 Key Art with Moogles and Orchestrion
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Final Fantasy XIV Orchestra Concert 2023 in London Was a Majestic, Emotional Celebration

At the end of October 2023, right on the tail of Final Fantasy XIV's awesome London Fan Festival, Square Enix hosted the latest "Eorzean Symphony" orchestra concert dedicated to the game.  The…

December 20, 2023 | 09:00 EST

Clive and his party approaching a boss, the first of the Final Fantasy XVI Echoes of the Fallen DLC
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Final Fantasy XVI Echoes of the Fallen Review - Square Basically Added A Raid To FFXVI

Alongside the plethora of awards handed out and announcements made at last night's Game Awards none shocked fans as much as Square Enix releasing Final Fantasy XVI DLC for fans to pick up. Final…

December 8, 2023 | 12:05 EST

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Cid and Vincent Valentine
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Reveals Vincent, Cid, and More With Gorgeous Art and Screenshots

Following the reveal of the theme song at The Game Awards 2023, Square Enix shared a press release with tons of new images of the JRPG Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. We get to see the remade looks of…

December 8, 2023 | 02:59 EST

The Game Awards 2023 Award Ilustration
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The Game Awards 2023 Recap - Check Out All the News, Trailers, and Reveals

The Game Awards 2023 has just been aired, and the industry has come together to serve fans with plenty of reveals and trailers of upcoming games.  In case you don't have the chance to enjoy the show…

December 7, 2023 | 07:34 EST

Young Clive standing next to his chocobo Ambrosia in Final Fantasy XVI
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New Final Fantasy XVI DLC Details Revealed Alongside New Update for Arcade Mode

Final Fantasy XVI game director Hiroshi Takai has revealed some new information about what we can expect from the game's two upcoming DLC episodes. The DLC packs, which were revealed alongside the…

December 1, 2023 | 09:47 EST

PlayStation Awards Grand Prize Winners - Final Fantasy XVI, Genshin Impact, Resident Evil 4
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Genshin Impact, Resident Evil 4, Final Fantasy XVI Win Grand Awards at PlayStation Partner Awards

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment has revealed the winners of its annual PlayStation Partner Awards, which focus on the Japanese and Asian markets. The event was previously simply named "…

December 1, 2023 | 05:35 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest 2023 Tokyo Logo and Viper Art
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Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Tokyo Fan Festival 2023 Schedule Including Keynote With Dawntrail Details

Today Square Enix announced the full schedule of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 in Tokyo, which will also bring the next round of details about the next expansion titled Dawntrail…

November 28, 2023 | 06:50 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle Design Contest Entry by MissMoonRiver and Aesthetician
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Behold Final Fantasy XIV's Fabulous Potential New Hairstyles as Design Contest Winners Are Revealed

Today Square Enix announced the winners of its recent Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle Design Contest 2023.  The developers revealed 40 winning entries, providing a glimpse on some of the hairstyles that…

November 27, 2023 | 02:18 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 London Logo and Dawntrail Key Artwork
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Final Fantasy XIV London Fan Festival Was an Epic Celebration of One of Gaming's Best Communities

At the end of October, Square Enix hosted the second Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival of the current cycle in London, following the first stop in Las Vegas back in the summer.  The event, which was…

November 28, 2023 | 09:00 EST

Highlander and lalafells performingh the Eat Pizza emote
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You Can Now Spend $7 in Final Fantasy XIV for the "Eat Pizza" Emote that Was Originally Free

Once upon a time, an emote that let Final Fantasy XIV characters eat pizza was provided at no additional cost as part of a promotion. Today, you can buy it. The year was 2021, and fans were…

November 20, 2023 | 01:50 EST

Choco Billy leaning his head against a chocobo in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Gets Awesome New Screenshots And Very Useful Recap Video

Square Enix has released a fresh new batch of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth screenshots, showing off the awesome world and characters you'll get to interact with next year. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is…

November 17, 2023 | 09:06 EST

Square Enix Logo & Clive From Final Fantasy XVI
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Square Enix Sales Grow & Profit Drops YoY Following Release of Final Fantasy XVI & Pixel Remasters

Square Enix announced its financial results for the first half of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 2023 and September 2023. Net sales were at 172,046 million yen (up 5.3% year-on…

November 7, 2023 | 03:55 EST

Butterfinger and Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Collaboration
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You Can Win Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Prizes & Items By Eating Chocolate & Supporting a Good Cause

Today Ferrara Candy Company and Square Enix announced a collaboration between Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and the popular candy bar Butterfinger.  The collaboration has two sides to it, one of which…

November 2, 2023 | 03:05 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Fall Guys Collaboration Screenshot
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Final Fantasy XIV Showcases Update 6.51's New Mounts, Fall Guys Crossover, & More In New Screenshots

Today Square Enix released a new gallery of Final Fantasy XIV screenshots providing a look at the content including in update 6.51. The update will be released on October 31, and it'll also include…

October 26, 2023 | 11:47 EDT

final fantasy vii rebirth zack, cloud brooding and looking determined

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Director: Zack Isn't the Only Spinoff Character in the Game

There’s still a little over four months to go until Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, the next chapter of the Final Fantasy VII remake trilogy, hits the stores, but we visited Square Enix at New York Comic…

October 27, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Warrior of Light and XVI Clive
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Final Fantasy XIV Producer Teases Possible Even "Grander" Final Fantasy XVI Crossover

Final Fantasy XIV director and producer Naoki Yoshida announced a crossover with Final Fantasy XVI yesterday, but something even bigger may come at some point. During a press conference at Final…

October 22, 2023 | 07:31 EDT

Hironobu Sakaguchi on Stage at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in London, alongside his character in the game
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Hironobu Sakaguchi Flatly Refuses to Work on Final Fantasy XIV & His Answer Makes Perfect Sense

Today, during a panel at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in London, which TechRaptor attended in person, Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi was asked whether he'd work on the MMORPG.…

October 21, 2023 | 02:16 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Graphical Update Miqo'te
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Check Out The Final Fantasy XIV Graphics Upgrade Coming With Dawntrail: Can you Spot the Difference?

Today, during a dedicated panel at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in London, Square Enix provided new information and images of the upcoming first graphical update coming with the expansion "…

October 21, 2023 | 01:02 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Viper - Box Art and Character Artwork
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Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Reveal Recap: New Viper Job, FFXI Crossover, & Tons of Content Revealed

Today Final Fantasy XIV developer Square Enix hosted the opening keynote of the Fan Festival 2023 in London providing plenty of of news about the upcoming expansion titled "Dawntrail." As usual,…

October 21, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV and Xbox Series X and S consoles
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Final Fantasy XIV Xbox Open Beta Times Announced

Today, during the opening keynote of the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in London, Square Enix announced the times for the open beta of the Xbox version. The news was provided by producer and…

October 21, 2023 | 07:30 EDT

Vincent Valentine in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth's Vincent Valentine Will Be Voiced by Matt Mercer

Today, during a panel at New York Comic Con, Square Enix announced the English voice actor for Vincent Valentine in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.  Popular actor Matt Mercer will lend his voice to the…

October 14, 2023 | 04:05 EDT

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Cait Sith Render
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Square Enix Clarifies Pronunciation of Cait Sith's Name in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

One of the most heated discussions among the Final Fantasy community is the pronunciation of the name of Cait Sith. Now Square Enix has put it to rest, at least for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. …

October 3, 2023 | 02:30 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV A Decade's Journey Logo at Isetan
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Final Fantasy XIV 'A Decade's Journey' Event Had Some of the Coolest FFXIV Merchandise

Square Enix and the Japanese luxury department store Isetan are hosting a really cool Final Fantasy XIV collaboration event in Shinjuku, one of the beating hearts of Tokyo's shopping.  The event,…

October 1, 2023 | 09:00 EDT