After a disappointing showing in 2015, tonight at E3 Square Enix had a lot to reveal off. Top of the list were 2 long-awaited, somewhat mystical video games: Last Dream VII Remake and Avengers We now have release dates for both, and trailers that show off how they’ll truly play. Additionally, Last Fantasy VIII is finally getting some love, while the franchise’s music is now easily offered on streaming platforms. Here’s everything you may have missed out on.
Square Enix spoiled the news of Last Fantasy VII Remake‘s March release date last night, however today we got a better appearance at the game itself through a trailer. It consists of a lot detail on how the more action-oriented battle will work, but more significantly, it presents fan favorites Tifa and Sephiroth.
Last Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is getting remastered
FFVII isn’t the only Last Dream game to get delighted about. Square Enix likewise displayed more of the remastered edition of Crystal Chronicles, which initially launched on the Nintendo Gamecube. In addition to a fresh coat of paint, it will likewise present online multiplayer. The remaster is pertaining to a broad range of platforms, consisting of PS4, Change, iOS, and Android, at some point this winter.
A first genuine appearance at the Avengers
We knew Crystal Characteristics and Eidos Montreal were working on an Avengers game, however years after it was initially announced, we still had not seen the game. That altered this evening, with a new trailer that showed the real video game, and its cast of heroes, total with a brand-new, post-MCU look. The game is launching next May.
Last Fantasy music is now streaming– and possibly more
OK, so this one technically slipped out a couple of days earlier, but Square Enix gave us a few more details on its foray into streaming music. Right now you can listen to a big quantity of Last Dream music, but the company states this is only the “beginning.” Ideally that implies the stunning Chrono Cross soundtrack is on its way.
Outriders is a new co-op action game from the developers of Bulletstorm
People Can Fly revealed the studio’s first brand-new game in rather some time, and it’s a co-op action video game for as much as 3 gamers. Called Outriders, it’s “embeded in an original dark and desperate sci-fi universe,” and features drop-in, drop-out co-op play. It’s expected to introduce next summer.
The black sheep of the FF family finally got some love at E3 tonight. Square Enix announced that the oft-ignored Final Dream VIII will be making its method to the PS4, Change, Xbox One, and Steam later on this year.
With Oninaki studio Tokyo RPG Factory shifts to action
Tokyo RPG Factory has carved out a specific niche making classic-style JRPGs like I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear, however the studio’s 3rd release changes things up a bit. Oninaki is an action RPG, and one with an appropriately solemn setting, as you play a character “whose task is to usher lost souls into the next world.” The game will be out on the Change, PS4, and Steam on August.
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