Due to an escalation in the cost of launching games neither Shadow of the Tomb Raider or Kingdom Hearts 3 could produce a profit for Square Enix. Square Enix reported a rise in revenue of 8.2 percent year-on-year for the fiscal year ending on the 31st of March 2019, reaching $2.48 billion. Unfortunately the company’s […]
Square Enix announced via the official Kingdom Hearts Twitter account that just over a week after launch Kingdom Hearts 3 has shipped more than 5 million copies around the world.
Square Enix have reported falling operating profit and revenue across major segments of the business; console, mobile, PC, and MMO.
This week the biggest names in games have been holding their press conferences at E3 2018. Here is a roundup of the biggest news from E3 press conferences.
During the Microsoft E3 2018 press conference the release date for Kingdom Hearts 3 was confirmed as January 29, 2019. Creator of the Kingdom Hearts series, Tetsuya Nomura, said that the game’s release date was planned for 2018 during a fan event, D23, last year. In May he corrected himself by saying that the […]
Hitman 2, the next iteration in the popular series of assassination games developed by IO Interactive, will not continue the episodic format pioneered by 2016’s Hitman reboot.
This year’s E3 Expo will be held between June the 12th and June the 14th at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. The flagship gaming event of the year is now preceded by equally exciting press conferences where the major developers showcase new games and make key announcements.
Square Enix has seen a fall in sales over the last year due to a lack of releases for any of their flagpole series in the west. Despite this and the fact that Square Enix don’t push microtransactions in their games, profits were up.
Last night at the Tokyo Games Show Sony revealed that Final Fantasy IX is launching for PlayStation 4 today on the PlayStation Store.
Recently Square Enix has been making a real effort to make Final Fantasy 15 the centre of a new universe-within-an-IP business model.