Sony Wins E3, Thanks to an Old Friend Named Square Enix

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Square Enix singhandedly won E3 for Sony and Sony didn’t even go this year. Final Fantasy VII Remake the first look at Avengers, were the highlights of Square Enix’s E3 briefing. Lots of smaller announcements that real gamers will be happy to hear.

Crystal Dynamics Avengers game arrives May 15, 2020

Cap, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, and Iron Man will be the first characters available at launch. With more to come later. Troy Baker and Nolan North play Bruce Banner and Tony Stark, respectively. Square Enix said it will be releasing content over four years, all free. There will be no loot boxes or pay to win features. Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Stadia.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Episode: Midgar releases March 3, 2020

The first disc of the classic will take up two Blu-ray discs and all take place in an expanded version of the Midgar setting. Square Enix talked quite a bit about how the battle system will work. A demo is playable at Square Enix’s booth at E3.

Final Fantasy VIII is getting remastered

It’ll be out on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC this year.

Romancing Saga 3 is coming to the states

The Classic Super NES role-playing game is being remade with original pixel art and such. It’s coming to PS4, Vita, Switch, PC, Xbox One, iOS, and Android.

Saga: Scarlet Grace is also coming as well

Originally released in Japan on the Vita years ago,  Square’s SaGa RPG is heading to the West on Switch, PS4, Steam, iOS, and Android, with the subtitle “Ambitions”.

Outriders is a new shooter from People Can Fly

Outriders is a 1- to 3-player cooperative shooter, from the maker of Gears of War: Judgment. Square Enix calls it “a journey across a dark and desperate sci-fi world in search of the source of a mysterious signal.” Coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC.

Oninaki will be available August 22, 2019

It’s the latest from Tokyo RPG Factory, makers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear.

War Of The Visions is a new followup to the mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition releases this winter

That sounds like a delay, since it was originally “2019.” It’s also coming to mobile phones, in addition to Switch and PlayStation 4.

The Last Remnant Remastered is available today on Switch

It was released for PlayStation 4 at the end of last year.

Square Enix Collective will publish Circuit Superstars in 2020

It’s a top-down automobile racing game. Developed by Vancouver-based Original Fire Games. Formerly known as “Apex Racing League.”

Kingdom Hearts III is getting DLC content

This winter Square Enix will release the first DLC called “Re:Mind.” Remind me why we were so excited for this game?

I’ll take this over the Avengers video game from Crystal Dynamics.

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