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The Game Awards 2023 sees Baldur's Gate 3 and Alan Wake 2 tie for the most nominations
The Game Awards 2023 nominations have been announced and the annual Game of the Year award will see some big titles go head-to-head.
Square Enix profit drop due to tough comps, not because Final Fantasy XVI 'flopped'
The reasons behind Square Enix's profit drops go beyond the performance of Final Fantasy XVI, and we take a look at what's going on behind the scenes.
Final Fantasy XVI is crossing over into FF14 with 'introduction' collab
Square Enix's Yoshi-P announces a bunch of new info about Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming Dawntrail expansion, including two new jobs, activities, and more.
AMD's FSR 3 is officially launching in a few hours, with seemingly no early access for media
AMD's answer to DLSS 3 Frame Generation will be here in a few short hours, with FSR 3 and Fluid Motion Frames technology launching in two games.
None of the new Final Fantasy 7 games support cross-save, direct progress does not carry over
Square Enix re-confirms that all of the new Final Fantasy 7 games are standalone AAA titles and will not share overlapping systems or compatability.
Final Fantasy XVI officially confirmed for PC, won't be ready when PS5 exclusivity ends
Square Enix officially confirms that its latest blockbuster high fantasy RPG Final Fantasy XVI will cross over to PC with new optimizations intact.
AMD lifts the lid on FSR 3 and its DLSS 3-like Fluid Motion Frames will work on all GPUs
FSR 3 is finally 'Coming Soon' and the first two titles to feature AMD's DLSS 3-like 'Fluid Motion Frames' are Forspoken and Immortals of Aveum.
Embracer open to divesting studios, emphasizes external funding for new games
Embracer Group could sell off parts or whole game studios in an effort to reduce overhead costs of games development production, the company says.
Crystal Dynamics & Eidos' profitability plan is ahead of schedule
Embracer Group CEO Lars Wingefors notes that Crystal Dynamics and Eidos' new profitability plan is ahead of schedule, but neither may be profitable.
Square Enix pays off Final Fantasy XVI's dev costs, causes Q1 profits to drop
Square Enix's net profits and operating income plummet by over 65% and 78% respectively as the publisher pays off Final Fantasy XVI's development costs.
Square Enix commits to launching more games on Xbox 'whenever possible'
With the news of FF14 coming to Xbox, Square Enix CEO Takashi Kiryu promises to bring more of the publisher's new titles to Microsoft's Xbox platform.
Final Fantasy XIV coming to Xbox with cross-play
It's finally happening: Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy XIV to Xbox Series X and S consoles in 2024, and will feature cross-play integration.
Square Enix responds to Final Fantasy 16 sales confusion, says game sales are extremely strong
Square Enix has officially commented on the Final Fantasy 16 launch sales discussion, dispelling all controversy by saying sales are 'extremely strong'
Square Enix wants to speed up game development and is 'exploring various ideas' on remasters
Square Enix's new president says the company isn't happy with the long development times for big game releases, and wants to speed up new game launches.
Final Fantasy franchise sales break 180 million following Final Fantasy XVI's launch
Final Fantasy XVI's sales performance on PlayStation 5 has pushed total Final Fantasy franchise sales past 180 million worldwide in the last 36 years.
There are very good reasons why Final Fantasy 16 didn't sell as much as Final Fantasy 15
Final Fantasy 16's launch was very different than Final Fantasy 15's and the two mainline game releases are difficult to compare for a number of reasons.
Bethesda's Pete Hines explains the merits of platform exclusivity
Bethesda's Pete Hines reveals why Bethesda Games Studios recommended that Starfield go full Xbox exclusive, talks about positivity of exclusivity delas.
Final Fantasy XVI day one patch confirmed, but it's not required
Square Enix's Creative Business Unit III confirms that Final Fantasy XVI will have a day one patch after all, but it won't be required to play the game.
Outriders still has not made a profit, developer confirms
Polish game developer People Can Fly have yet to receive royalty payments for Outriders, indicating the game still has not turned a profit for Square Enix.
Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly secures big contract for new Xbox game
Bulletstorm and Outriders developer People Can Fly are working on a secret new Xbox game codenamed Project Maverick with a substantial $50m budget.
Phil Spencer explains why Japanese games skip Xbox
Xbox gaming CEO Phil Spencer weighs in on why Japanese game developers typically skip the Xbox platform: 'Sometimes teams don't have a connection to Xbox'
Final Fantasy XVI PS5 demo drops tomorrow June 12
Square Enix officially confirms Final Fantasy XVI's demo release date for tomorrow, June 12 on PlayStation 5, complete with save progress migration.
Square Enix's new CEO is a gamer who grew up playing Final Fantasy
Square Enix's new CEO Takashi Kiryu is a gamer who grew up with the Final Fantasy series, gives new confidence in the company's fresh business direction.
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth ships on 2 discs, coming early 2024
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is the standalone second chapter of the Remake trilogy that's coming early 2024 to PS5, and it'll be released on two Blu-ray dis.
New Final Fantasy VII Rebirth details revealed by Square Enix
Square Enix's Yoshinori Kitase and Naoki Hamaguchi give new updates on Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth's progress and gameplay features and exploration content.
Final Fantasy XVI is PlayStation exclusive because Sony made the best offer
Square Enix approached multiple companies, but Final Fantasy XVI is exclusive to PlayStation because Sony made the best offer, game producer Yoshi-P says.
Final Fantasy XI turns 21, Square Enix says 'Vana'diel's not going anywhere'
Square Enix's long-running MMORPG Final Fantasy XI just turned 21 years old and the developers say more content is on the way despite the game's age.
Microsoft updates DirectStorage to version 1.2 with support for older HDDs
Microsoft has released Version 1.2 of the DirectStorage SDK, where in addition to performance improvements there's now support for older HDDs.
Final Fantasy XVI playable demo coming to PS5 in June, save data carries over
Square Enix plans to release a playable gameplay demo trial for Final Fantasy XV about two weeks before the game launches, and save data will carry over.
Final Fantasy XVI's Ifrit seen dealing 2 million damage in epic monster battle
Final Fantasy XVI promises outrageous action-packed combat, especially with its new eikon battles that channel larger-than-life kaiju monster battles.
U.S. Senator calls Sony anti-competitive, asks for all exclusivity documents
Spurred by the FTC's market definition that excludes Nintendo, Senator Kevin Cramer (R - ND) calls Sony anti-competitive and asks for documentation.
Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy coming to Steam to help spark PC game sales
Final Fantasy Origins Stranger of Paradise is coming to Steam with a new lower price tag as Square Enix tries to spark more full game sales on PC.
Square Enix's NFT game will only let 3 people play the last mission
Square Enix tries to reinvent the wheel and create new layered engagement systems using NFTs and blockchain, also has lots of restrictions for players.
Square Enix may have spent over $100 million on Forspoken
Square Enix could have spent over $100 million on Forspoken's total development budget, and a sales miss could trigger 'significant downside risk'
Square Enix indicates it will continue making exclusivity deals with PlayStation
Square Enix management indicates it will continue the current 'multi-platform strategy' that it has established, which includes PlayStation exclusivity.
Forspoken's low sales presents 'considerable downside risk' to Square Enix
Forspoken's poor sales performance could jeopardize Square Enix's entire full-year earnings with significant risks: 'We see considerable downside risk'
New Suicide Squad live game delayed, core gameplay not expected to change
The new Suicide Squad delay will not lead to a dramatic shift or change in live service gameplay mechanics and will instead focus on bug fixing and more.
Sony buying Take-Two Interactive rumors now seem even more dubious
The rumors of Sony buying GTA parent company Take-Two Interactive now seem doubtful as new information on the source's track records and claims surface.
Final Fantasy XVI's exclusivity deal gave direct access to PS5 engineers
Yoshi-P confirms Final Fantasy XVI's exclusivity deal gave the studio direct access to PlayStation 5 engineers to enable better console optimizations.
Analysis: Will Square Enix's new president make more deals with Xbox?
Faced with rising costs and uncertain game sales performance, Square Enix's new president may turn towards Xbox to re-kindle sales on Microsoft platforms.
Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda to retire, investors to vote on replacement
Following the 'failure' of many high-profile games, Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda plans to retire and the board of directors has a replacement in mind.
Square Enix re-absorbs Final Fantasy 15, Forspoken dev Luminous Productions
Forspoken and Final Fantasy 15 dev Luminous Productions has been re-absorbed into Square Enix's core business following the studio's formation in 2018.
Final Fantasy XVI PC news: Yoshi-P isn't sure when it will happen
Yoshi-P confirms that Final Fantasy XVI's PC version won't be available right when Sony's PS5 exclusivity deal expires, but he wants to make a PC port.
Final Fantasy XVI's new feature could revolutionize RPGs
Final Fantasy XVI has a unique take on one of the most important parts of any RPG, and makes the once-boring concept into an interactive experience.
AMD finally releases a new driver for RDNA 2 based Radeon RX 6000 GPUs
The latest AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 23.2.1 driver for Radeon GPUs brings back support for the RDNA 2 Radeon RX 6000 Series.
Report: Embracer leases Tomb Raider franchise to Amazon in $600 million deal
Amazon has reportedly paid $600 million to secure the rights to the Tomb Raider franchise, plans to release multimedia like games, films, TV shows.
It's been two months since AMD has released a driver for its Radeon RX 6000 GPUs
No driver love for the Radeon RX 6000 GPUs, or game-specific support, as AMD has been focusing its driver efforts on the new RX 7000 Series.
DirectStorage causes a 10% performance hit on the RTX 4090 in Forspoken
DirectStorage is exciting new tech that dramatically reduces load time in games, but it's PC debut in Forspoken sees a sizable hit to TX 4090 performance.
Attention game devs: Now seems like a bad time to make a new live service game
Current inflation and recession economic conditions trigger great contractions in the once-booming games market, and new games could be massively impacted.
Avengers content updates to end as Crystal Dynamics shifts focus to Tomb Raider
Crystal Dynamics has reportedly ended development of all new Avengers content and the game will enter maintenance mode and a possible shutdown in 2023.