Square Enix Party 2008 Announced; FF13 speculated

Today's Famitsu issue features first details about a private event Square Enix is going to have on the 2nd and 3rd of August called DK S 3713. If you'd like to be able to go you'll need to buy next week's Famitsu issue where there will be a link to the Square Enix Members site and more information. Some speculation onto the name:

D - Dragon Quest, Dissidia
K - Kingdom Hearts
S - Sigma Harmonics
3 - Kingdom Hearts 3, The 3rd Birthday
7 - Final Fantasy 7 (Advent Children Complete)
13 - Final Fantasy 13


Square Enix has revealed the official site of the event and now here's the confirmed list of games:

- Final Fantasy XIII (PlayStation 3)
- Final Fantasy Agito XIII (Mobile)
- Final Fantasy Versus XIII (PlayStation 3)
- Kingdom Hearts Coded (Mobile)
- Kingdom Hearts358/2 Days (Nintendo DS)
- Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (Sony PSP)
- Dissidia Final Fantasy (Sony PSP)
- The 3rd Birthday (Mobile)
- Sigma Harmonics (Nintendo DS)
- Final Fantasy VII AC Complete (Blu-Ray)

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dimitry213784d ago

thats great news i hope we get a release date.i cant wait to get in college to start video game designs in work in tokyo this september babyyyyyyyyy

Tomdc3783d ago (Edited 3783d ago )

They are announcing the release of final fantasy a week on wednesday...


I would kiss there funny shaped japanese heads if they did that =)

Edit: just saw the date of the event... I shuldav read the article before commenting huh?

pwnmaster30003784d ago (Edited 3784d ago )

omg i just shiited and cumed in the same time wen i heard this.

but why is this only ps3 imean yeah kingdom heart 3 and final fantasy
Dragon Quest, Dissidia
Sigma Harmonics

lets hope its wat i think it is because if it isnt i just made a mess on myself for no reason

sunnygrg3783d ago

I almost crapped out. Love to see KH3 informations too.

PS: Give Cissnei some more screen time in your next game.

Fishy Fingers3784d ago (Edited 3783d ago )

Its a games console, designed by Microsoft.

Edit: who ever disagreed, please raise your hand so the class can point and laugh.

Doppy3783d ago

Where are the games for 360????? I guess they showed Microsoft some love at Microsoft's RPG party, so for this event it's all about Sony and Nintendo. I expect to hear release date for both FF 13's.

Maybe FF 13 December 08 - March 09

FF 13 vs. May 09 - November 09

timmyrulz3784d ago

Should it not be called ODKS 3713?

3713, the year Final Fantsy 13 comes out :) Just kidding peeps, it was the 1st thing that sprang to mind, had to type it

kwicksandz3783d ago

made me laugh thats worth a bubble =)

tako20003783d ago

Not only we are hearing more about FF13, and this is the first time we have information on Kingdom Heart 3. Also at the same time, it's a Dead of alive date for PS3...will Squire-Enix go multi-platform on FF13 and KH3?

Fishy Fingers3783d ago (Edited 3783d ago )

I very much doubt FF will be going multiplat, Sony hold a large steak in S-Enix and this is one exclusive they would not let slip through their fingers. It's far to important.

tako20003783d ago

I truly hope so...Sony do hold a fair share of SE stock but I don't know if they had enough to effect company decision. Well, least Last Ramanet and SO4 can be a good head-up. There are still time for Sony to strike deal with SE.

Superfragilistic3783d ago (Edited 3783d ago )

Sony currently hold, as of the end of last financial year, 8.6% of Square Enix stock, compared to Enix founder and honorary chairman Yasuhiro Fukushima 21.3%, and his private company's additional 8.8%, giving him over 30% of the company. Square founder Masafumi Miyamoto owns approximately 7.1%, whilst the remaining 54%+ majority is controlled largely by American and Japanese financial institutions.

Full ownership details here:

In other words Sony does not own a significantly large enough stake of Square Enix to influence day to day operations. If FF remains exclusive it will be purely as a business decision by Square Enix and/or determined by exclusivity rights paid by Sony.

Superfragilistic3783d ago

I'd be mighty surprised if Square took FF multi platform, whilst a business possibility I don't beleive it to be a probable outcome.

After the Star Ocean 4 surprise however, Kingdom Hearts on the other hand may be a different story. It's perhaps telling that there's no information being given at Square Enix's party regarding KH3 for any platform.

mistertwoturbo3783d ago

FFXIII will not go multiplat. Come on, this is Square-Enix we're talking about here. They are the biggest hardware pushers with any console they lay they're fingers on. The PS3 with Blu-Ray and standard HDD = they're biggest challenge yet.

Even if it did, then expect a special edition 5 disc version for the 360.

JVIDICAN3783d ago (Edited 3783d ago )

the kingdom hearts team is working on versus so development on kh3 really wont start untill thats done

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