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Higher launch costs impacting profits for Square Enix

Higher launch costs impacting profits for Square Enix

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 […]


Kingdom Hearts 3 sells 5 million copies

Kingdom Hearts 3 sells 5 million copies

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 profit and revenue fall in Q1 2018

Square Enix profit and revenue fall in Q1 2018

Square Enix have reported falling operating profit and revenue across major segments of the business; console, mobile, PC, and MMO.


The biggest news from E3 2018 press conferences

The biggest news from E3 2018 press conferences

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.


Kingdom Hearts 3 release date confirmed

Kingdom Hearts 3 release date confirmed

  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 will not be in episodic format

Hitman 2 will not be in episodic format

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.


E3 2018 – Your checklist for all major press conferences

E3 2018 – Your checklist for all major press conferences

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 sees profits rise while net sales fall

Square Enix sees profits rise while net sales fall

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.


Final Fantasy IX launches on PlayStation 4

Final Fantasy IX launches on PlayStation 4

Last night at the Tokyo Games Show Sony revealed that Final Fantasy IX is launching for PlayStation 4 today on the PlayStation Store.


Final Fantasy 15 has sold 6.5 million copies

Final Fantasy 15 has sold 6.5 million copies

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.