Square Enix states that one of their key factors for the next fiscal year is to “create new AAA brands.”
makes them all feel good inside i guess...
I'll believe it when I see it.
lol thinks of nier and i now what you guys are thinking of noo its made be cavia but still they choose to support that crap game
people seem to have forgotten that enix is one of the worlds biggest Publishers/developers and the creators of one of the biggest franchises of all time. Great talent is available at a price and money is no object to them. If they put they're mind and resources to it, we can expect great things from enix.
I don't think so. Square's quality has started to decline ever since they became SquareEnix. It doesn't matter how big they are.
...That was before and this is now. Nobody's forgotten: SE, Capcom, Tecmo. All great Japanese developers that USED to be on the forefront of the industry are just above average these days.
Square Enix....new AAA games...yeah right. I hope they aren't talking about Infinity Undiscovery and Last Remnant.
Well, when a developer says "AAA" like this they are referring to the budget and marketing behind the game. So if they put their resources behind it, they will create AAA games. Whether those games are any good remains to be seen.
Them and a bunch of other developers need to make new franchises. Same old games over and over are getting old.
Unless they suddenly turn their ways and start making more Ps3 exclusives, I doubt this will ever happen.
SE, you're now one of the official laughing stocks in this industry this gen....I LOL'ed when I read your AAA quote....I'll believe it when i see it clowns.
Great looking forward to it & i hope this time it's actually good.
Me too. Square Enix needs more new IPs like The WOrld Ends with You
I forgot all about that game. Next DS game probably. I'm enjoying China Wars atm...
Just release Versus XIII and I'll be happy.
Ugh, I have a feeling it will be as horrible as XIII, until I see gameplay I don't think I can take the risk.
Unlike FFXIII which was ORIGINALLY run by Nomura (now Kitase), this is the game he finally oversees. No doubt we will expect greatness of this guy. To give a shining example: RE4 and RE5, one is by the original creator the other is just plain rubbish who knows nothing about the franchise. Same case here. -End statement
Square-Enix is garbage and hasn't made anything above mediocrity this gen. Whatever they push out won't be AAA.
WKC was more fun than FF XIII, I think i will skip FF vs if they have taken out everything they promised like overworld map, it has to be said SE has crapped all over their fans like no tomorrow in the hopes of getting larger sales, in the long run it will only hurt them
Unfortunately i agree with you.
I agree with you #5, the only game I can say I honestly enjoyed from Square this gen would have to be The Last Remnant simply because it was a breath of fresh air from traditional role-playing games.
'Planning' doesn't count, it's an empty and useless word.
"new AAA brands” = NIER2: The Revenge, now with 99% more Weapons
fix FF XIII first and then i will pay attention :):) less BS MORE SUBSTANCE PLEASE
Fantasy Final heading your way soon
Square Enix should try and make ONE GOOD new AAA brand first!!! :)
Square Enix should try and make ONE above average game first!!!
Square Enix should try and make ONE game worth playing first!!!
Agree with all of the above! Jc, my bad as I accidently clicked disagree. Damn iphones!
i dont think is going to happen anytime soon SE lol
Like Nier? :\
Hey, despite reviews if you actually play Nier you'll pretty much like the game. Sure, it has its flaws, but it's pretty enjoyable, and heck the story is one of the best I've seen. It actually kicks FFXIII ass, sadly it's pretty underrated. Also Nier was made by Cavia, and published by SE.
They cant even make AAA today.
They should make a Musashi game.... that was really good.
Bleh, despite all the hate for SE here if they wanna they can pull out good stuff. I mean just look at TWEWY Also, why the hate for Nier? Bet all the people that are bashing it just saw metascore and are like "hurr durr crap". Come on, the game's actually pretty good- if not great. If you don't belive me, go give it a try.
I don't know if Lost Odyssey is plausible right now since Mistwalker has been very busy with The Last Story. I can see Castlevania 3DS happening though.
Everything is about fiscal year this, how can (insert game) make more money that. I wish that square could just go back to making quality games like they used to and they would find out they would make more money than they currently are.
Wasn't the Last Remnant and Nier meant to be something along those lines? Both fail hard. Back to the drawing boards SE
Actually those 2 titles were BB titles. Not big budget enough to be AAA.
Stop relying on FF then please. Bring more unique titles like Parasite Eve, Einhander, and Brave Fencer. Remember those awesome PS1 titles? Now its FF this and that. Weaksauce.
Square was is making new IP announcements. Just like someone might throw crap on a wall and seeing what sticks. Did it all the time in their SNES days. PS1/PS2 ones as well. Difference is this time they don't seem to have an ability to hit the wall in the first place.
Do they mean a crappy done game only on the Xbox360 which they will then consider to port another 2 years later to the ps3 but never do so? Oh ok
how about you break away from crappy enix and go back to has square or square soft
but they have eidos now and JC2 was actually pretty good! so, there may be hope afterall!
Release Kingdom hearts 3 please. I want my Sora Donald Mickey and Goofy.
I'm all for new. But please give us a remake of Parasite Eve already!!!! At least release it on PSN so I can play with some quality.
Prove it square lately you've done nil. How about the games speak for themselves.
you know, for a lot of ppl that claim to be "gamers" you do a lot of sh!t talking about great devs/games.. so they didnt meet 100% of your expectations with final fantasy13 (mainly cause its not exclusive to ps anymore) and now you ppl act as they cant make great games anymore. certain gamers abandon ship quick as hell, why dont you be a part of the solution instead of the problem.. stop trashing what you supposedly like to do. if square has produced nothing but corny games since they started then i can understand but they havnt so why not give them another shot instead of being so damn negative.
I didnt like FF13 because it sucked. No it didn't suck, it was horrible. I miss Square Soft and Enix. The only good to come out of them since their union has been FFX and the FF11 guys.
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