Square Enix

Latest

Hitman review: Agent 47's regaled return
4.0 stars

Hitman review: Agent 47's regaled return

By

For a game that stars a deliberately aloof and detached character, there has always been a curious sense of intimacy about Hitman, arising not from Agent 47 himself, but rather the sandbox-style playgrounds in which he goes about his murky business. Sure,... >>

Watch gamers guide a real life Hitman Agent 47 on a killing spree

Watch gamers guide a real life Hitman Agent 47 on a killing spree

By

The first episode and prologue pack for Hitman will be released this Friday and to celebrate, Square Enix hired innovative production company Realm Pictures to stage a real life version of the game, with players controlling the movements of Agent 47.... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection
4.5 stars

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection

By

Being fans of the Tomb Raider series since the very beginning, with the first outing one of our favourite games on the original PlayStation, we approached 2013's reboot with some trepidation. Reboots don't always work. But we needn't have worried because... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

By

Microsoft couldn't have believed its luck when Sony announced a delay to Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. The PS4 homegrown exclusive was to come out at the end of 2015, to go head-to-head with similar action-adventure title Rise of the Tomb Raider, but now... >>

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

By

As part of Microsoft's second keynote at this year's Build developers conference, the company showed a live demo created by Final Fantasy developer Square Enix which illustrated the graphical prowess of DirectX 12. And if this is the future for the Japanese... >>

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

By

Japanese games publisher Square Enix has a tradition of releasing collectable action figures of not just its own brands, such as Final Fantasy, but also licensed characters from comic books and movies. Now it has lent its unique creative eye to Star Wars... >>

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris preview: Sequel to Guardian of Light fills Tomb Raider gap year

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris preview: Sequel to Guardian of Light fills Tomb Raider gap year

By

One of the stand out surprises during Microsoft's Xbox Media Briefing at E3 2014 was the debut of the teaser trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider. The return of Lara Croft is something that many gamers are salivating over. However, that won't be available... >>

Final Fantasy XIV could be coming to Xbox One after all, Yoshida confirms Microsoft talks

Final Fantasy XIV could be coming to Xbox One after all, Yoshida confirms Microsoft talks

By

Although reports circulated last year claiming that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will never be released for Xbox One or Xbox 360, Pocket-lint has found out otherwise. Producer and director of the Japanese MMORPG Naoki Yoshida gave Xbox owners a glimmer... >>

Hitman Sniper preview: Agent 47 comes to iPad in scope shooter

Hitman Sniper preview: Agent 47 comes to iPad in scope shooter

By

The Hitman franchise continues its genre-hopping campaign with the forthcoming release of Hitman Sniper, an iPad and iPhone scope-based shooter. We got to play a pre-release version of the free-to-download game on iPad ahead of the autumn release date.... >>

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April

By

It's a big week for phones. Not only has the developer preview for Windows Phone 8.1 been unleashed - which, but of course, we've reviewed - but we've unveiled our review of the flagship Sony Xperia Z2. Waterproof, premium, powerful - is it the flagship... >>