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Square Enix Q1 down ¥2bn, "sizable pipeline of content under development" Poll

Posted: 07.08.2012 by Technet2k

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The first three months of this fiscal year for Square Enix aren't the hottest as they suffer a net loss of ¥2bn, with net sales up just 1.6% year-on-year to ¥24.9bn. Last year Q1 profitted ¥690m.

A weak release schedule was the root of the fiscal trouble. Square reports Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D as being one of the top earners. The rest of this fiscal is loaded.

Square Enix Gamescom line-up leaked Poll

Posted: 30.07.2012 by Technet2k

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What has Square Enix got primed for August's Gamescom in Cologne, Germany? A leaked list reveals all, if it proves true. The MMO reboot Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be there.

Also making the rounds will be Hitman: Absolution, Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, Final Fantasy VII, Quantum Conundrum and others. They've a "host of highly original content" to treat us with.

Sleeping Dogs rated CERO Z in Japan, will penalise civilian kills

Posted: 27.06.2012 by Technet2k

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Square Enix will be releasing Sleeping Dogs in Japan but it has been cut, with a few alterations made. It's rated CERO Z in the country, meaning it must be asked for at the counter.

Alternate camera angles are used in certain sexually themed moments, there is a penalty for harming civilians in certain missions, and an organs exposed scene was also tinkered with.

Australians won't have to wait for Sleeping Dogs

Posted: 21.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Since the R18+ rating for Australian games won't be in effect til the 1st January 2013, it was questionable if Sleeping Dogs and its intense violence would be able to make its 16th August release date in that country.

Square-Enix calls Activision "crazy" for giving up True Crime: Hong Kong

Posted: 26.05.2012 by JonahFalcon

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According to Square-Enix US president Mike Fischer, Activision was "crazy" for cancelling True Crime: Hong Kong, and allowing it to fall into Square-Enix's hands. At the time, Activision had been slashing budget costs.