Square Enix Unveils Gamescom Lineup


Gamescom is just around the corner and Square Enix has some exciting games they plan on showing off at Europe’s biggest video game expo.

“We’re excited to be attending gamescom again this year” said Phil Rogers, CEO of Square Enix in Europe & the Americas, “Gamers in Germany are so passionate and I’m sure our strong line-up of titles and fan activities we have planned for this year’s show will not disappoint.”

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn – At gamescom, visitors will go up against one of the game’s mighty primals in a “Battle Challenge”, with exclusive giveaways awaiting the victorious challengers. Naoki Yoshida, Producer and Director of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will be on-hand to present the game, play with fans and sign autographs. The game’sTV advertisement will also be premiered at the show and fans will be able to meet and have photographs taken with Stephanie Tripp, official actress from the advertisement, dressed in an authentically recreated Miqo’te outfit.

THIEF – Steal a glimpse of the Master Thief in action in a dedicated THIEFtheatre. This in-game presentation will see Garrett infiltrate the Baron’s manor to steal his most prized possession. THIEF is a reinvention of a classic franchise from Eidos-Montreal; the studio behind DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION®.

MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT - The in-game theatre presentation that proved such a big hit at E3 is coming to gamescom, with European consumers experiencing the show for the first time. Visitors will also have the opportunity to enter the world of MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT themselves, as they find out what it’s like to be a ghost, staring down at their own corpse, in an exclusive interactive photo booth.

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII – Special guests Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Game Design Director Yuji Abe will be on-hand to present previously-unseen elements about the thrilling conclusion of Lightning’s saga, also giving fans the rare chance to meet and get an autograph. With an extensive number of hands-on stations available, gamers will be able to playLIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII both on Xbox 360® as well as PlayStation®3.

FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster – At gamescom, consumers will be able to play the high definition remaster of one of the most popular FINAL FANTASY stories of all time. Producer Yoshinori Kitase will also present further information on-stage about this much-anticipated title.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX – HD levels from KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX and KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories will be available to play on PlayStation®3.

DEUS EX®: THE FALL™ – The award-winning latest chapter in the DEUS EX franchise will be playable on iPad.

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III will also be present as part of the trailer shows that form part of the scheduled stage shows.

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