Sony Dumps Square Enix

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Sony has announced it is dumping its entire 8.2% stake in Square Enix, although Sony maintains it is merely because it is strapped for cash and has nothing to do with Square Enix’s outstanding performance in recent years.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 12, 2014 02:42

    The series made money. So that has not basis in logic.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 9, 2014 17:47

    FF7 pretty much turned PS into gold when it was a shittier system compare to Saturn. Guess the marriage is finally over after 17 years.... More


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Square Enix has explained why they think Final Fantasy XIV proved such a disaster and how they rescued it with A Realm Reborn – including the fascinating revelation that the game’s flowerpots had as many polygons as its player characters…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 10, 2014 06:26

    *eats a cookie* nope. going back for the last expansion of wow.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 2, 2014 11:11

    The game is dirt cheap for how much entertainment you can get out of it. It costs about as much as a couple coffees, and less than a movie ticket.... More


Nylon Pink FFX-2 Cover “Total Disaster”

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Ersatz K-pop band Nylon Pink’s recently released cover of Final Fantasy X-2′s intro song “Real Emotion” has been attracting opprobrium from Final Fantasy diehards for blaspheming against a beloved classic – an unsurprising outcome considering the quality of most American interpretations of Japanese content – or alternatively, the hostile reception it inevitably faces from fans…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 29, 2014 14:59

    and furthermore, I don't want to sound sexist but the only people I have met that like to verbally bash this game are males who are embarrassed that their FFX turned into a girly diva... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 29, 2014 14:46

    really? It's my favorite game ever.. I've spent over 200 hours on multiple save files of that game. I didn't even beat Final Fantasy X before doing so.. and I even bought the strategy guide..and... More


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Square Enix’s latest effort to milk poor Lightning sees them cover her in a layer of filth and wounds for a spot of macho post-reboot Lara Croft DLC cosplay in Lightning Returns – much to the despair of Lightning fans, most of whom seem to think she has been dragged through the muck quite enough already…

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  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2014 15:06

    I really do think that, I enjoy these games, I've played all of the Final Fantasy main titlaes and enjoyed them all. They all have a charm to them that's different from the previous. I'm... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 18, 2014 14:16

    Poor Lara, really i see in a forum many costumes of FF13 in other females chars of FF, and is true, only in Lightning or clothes look totally ugly, for example in Lulu the cat... More


Final Fantasy VI “Square Enix Quality”

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Final Fantasy fans have been busily debating the merits of Square Enix’s suitably enhanced port of Final Fantasy VI to lucrative and reassuringly non-HD Android platform.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 1, 2014 08:32

    On Android?! That just confuses me.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 25, 2014 15:18

    That character artwork toward the bottom of the article is from the original SNES release, so I don't know why it's here.... More


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Square Enix’s recent insistence that gamers enjoy item charges and they are no different to “ordering extras at a restaurant” has been proving controversial amongst those unhappy at finding their games sold in ever smaller portions and finding the extras typically exceed the cost of the main dish…

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  • Anonymous commented on December 24, 2013 20:01

    difference is you're taking half the rice from my main dish and saying do you want this pay me more!!!. i'm sorry but spending money on actual things is fun this is just flatout being... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 20, 2013 04:03

    Pretty much everything makes me want to re-enact the final stage of Final Fight.... More


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Square Enix is causing an upset amongst Final Fantasy fans with their latest rather desperate efforts to squeeze more life out of the franchise, with many contending poor Lightning has been reduced to a “marketing plaything.”

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  • Anonymous commented on February 12, 2014 00:08

    While she might be too skinny she is still the second hottest thing ive seen come out of Square Enix... Behind Rikku that is :D... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 13, 2013 13:25

    crappppp!!!!!! my image of neko girls are be destroyed in 2 imgs.... More


FF14: Lightning Cuter Than Ever

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Square Enix seems to be on a winning streak with its relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV, with plenty of praise for the cuteness of its FF13 costumes and a much-needed break for the long-suffering Lightning

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  • Anonymous commented on October 10, 2013 17:14

    Man I don't like all the hate people give square now a days. with all the great ideas from the other final fantasies being put into this game is really cool. I hope they do... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 30, 2013 03:18

    Harry Potter sucks.... More


“10 Reasons Japanese Games Suck”

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American opinions on just why it is Japanese games are so inferior to the fruits of American ingenuity – ranging from a lack of muscle and creepy anime eyes to insufficiently casual-friendly design and stories too long for their limited attention spans – and presented as the way forward for the Japanese industry, have been proving unsurprisingly incendiary amongst Japanese and others…

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  • Uber commented on January 18, 2014 10:35

    As has already been mentioned in part most of the listed crimes happen in specific areas perpetrated by specific demographics.... More

  • Uber commented on January 18, 2014 10:33

    "japan only does slutty outfits in console games, american games will show actual nudity, its the japanese that are the real prudes" Japanese games usually have a colorful enough world or too silly a story such... More


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The team behind Square Enix’s latest Final Fantasy XIII rehash Lightning Returns have revealed the game’s open-world gameplay is intended to “beat Skyrim,” prompting much derision, and have also confirmed the important news that Lightning has officially been augmented to a D cup.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 7, 2014 04:36

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    Gday! My name is %NAME% and I just wanted to say your weblog is great! It truly is funny simply because I use to have a blogging site that almost had an identical url: ... More


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Lightning’s return is yet again proving controversial, with Square Enix’s latest choice of ensemble for the long-suffering heroine almost as badly received as the last one

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  • Anonymous commented on July 14, 2013 02:46

    Hows about, YOU end yourself!... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 9, 2013 20:51

    Go end yourself and stop whining... More


Square Enix Names Wada New Chairman

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Square Enix has quietly named “sacked” ex-CEO Yoichi Wada as the new chairman of its board, the prospect of continuing without the benefit of his notorious business acumen evidently proving too much to bear.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 30, 2013 15:51

    You clearly haven't played FFXII. It's cheap and you'll enjoy it. Best on an emulator nowadays.... More

  • Mauvais commented on July 2, 2013 20:25

    But Parasite eve was a Squaresoft game, before their disastrous merger with Enix. It's important to separate the two!... More


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