SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES E3 2018 LINEUP AND SHOW EVENTS  #E3

SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES E3 2018 LINEUP AND SHOW EVENTS #E3

13th June 2018 0 By Aguilar

At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), SQUARE ENIX® will treat fans to an impressive lineup of unforgettable games and events at booth #1601 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. First look titles include THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRITreturn to your childhood with a touching and heart-warming narrative experience demo that features links and hints to LIFE IS STRANGE 2DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, an all-new legendary adventure from the timeless DRAGON QUEST series,FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, the critically-acclaimed MMO with over ten million registered accounts worldwide, JUST CAUSE® 4, the pivotal new entry in the highly successful action-sandbox series, KINGDOM HEARTS III, the highly-anticipated title from the celebrated series from Disney and SQUARE ENIX, andSHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER ™, the latest entry in the critically acclaimed and award-winning Tomb Raider® series.

“At this year’s E3 we are very excited to present a diverse and powerful line up of games for 2018 and the near future,” said Yosuke Matsuda, president and representative director of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. “From renowned franchises and adventures to unique new experiences, our next chapter is about to begin.”

Square Enix will also host its perennial live online broadcast, “Square Enix Presents,” directly from its booth. Fans from all over the world can get an in-depth look at titles showcased at the show and have a chance to interact with creators throughout the show.

Square Enix will also host a series of panels at the E3 Coliseum, providing fans with an in-depth look at the latest game developments and upcoming updates. The E3 Coliseum schedule at the Novo is:

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER
Wednesday, June 13 at 3:30 PM
Join the creative team and cast behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider as they share new details about Lara Croft®’s latest adventure. Jill Murray (Lead Writer), Darryl Purdy (Performance Director), and special guests Camilla Luddington (performance artist for Lara Croft) and Earl Baylon (performance artist for Jonah Maiava) will be joining the panel moderated by Meagan Marie (Senior Community and Social Media Manager).

THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRIT
Wednesday, June 13 at 4:45 PM
Join us for an in-depth discussion with the developers of THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRIT, and get a closer look at this brand new narrative experience from the creators of the original LIFE IS STRANGE at DONTNOD Entertainment and Square Enix.

JUST CAUSE 4
Thursday, June 14 at 4:00 PM
Just Cause 4 takes the incredible destruction and unique physics the series is known for to a whole new level with the introduction of tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Join the development team as they take a look back over the series and unveil exclusive new details on the most ambitious Just Cause experience to date.

Fans can also stop by booth #2313 in the South Hall to visit a pop up store, where select Square Enix Products will be available for purchase, or try their hand in theFINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Sealed Deck and Starter Deck Tournaments, which will offer both free-form play with a beginner’s tutorial, as well as more advanced “Gunslinger” style matches.

To see all of this year’s exciting news and announcements from the Square Enix E3 Digital Showcase, please visit: https://e3.square-enix-games.com/en-us/.

For more information please visit and follow the below channels for the latest updates.

 

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER
Wednesday, June 13 at 3:30 PM
Join the creative team and cast behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider as they share new details about Lara Croft®’s latest adventure. Jill Murray (Lead Writer), Darryl Purdy (Performance Director), and special guests Camilla Luddington (performance artist for Lara Croft) and Earl Baylon (performance artist for Jonah Maiava) will be joining the panel moderated by Meagan Marie (Senior Community and Social Media Manager).

THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRIT
Wednesday, June 13 at 4:45 PM
Join us for an in-depth discussion with the developers of THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRIT, and get a closer look at this brand new narrative experience from the creators of the original LIFE IS STRANGE at DONTNOD Entertainment and Square Enix.

JUST CAUSE 4
Thursday, June 14 at 4:00 PM
Just Cause 4 takes the incredible destruction and unique physics the series is known for to a whole new level with the introduction of tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Join the development team as they take a look back over the series and unveil exclusive new details on the most ambitious Just Cause experience to date.

Fans can also stop by booth #2313 in the South Hall to visit a pop up store, where select Square Enix Products will be available for purchase, or try their hand in theFINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Sealed Deck and Starter Deck Tournaments, which will offer both free-form play with a beginner’s tutorial, as well as more advanced “Gunslinger” style matches.

To see all of this year’s exciting news and announcements from the Square Enix E3 Digital Showcase, please visit: https://e3.square-enix-games.com/en-us/.

For more information please visit and follow the below channels for the latest updates.

Official Homepage: https://e3.square-enix-games.com/en-us/
Official Twitter: @SquareEnix
Official Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/SquareEnix/
Official YouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/SquareEnixPresents
Official Twitch Channel:http://www.twitch.tv/SquareEnix/
Official Mixer Channel: https://mixer.com/squareenix

 

TITLE DETAILS (by alphabetical order):

THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRIT 
Platform: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC
Developer: DONTNOD Entertainment
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: June 26, 2018
THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN SPIRITfeatures Chris, an ordinary 10-year old boy who wants to be a super hero. He loves his toys and has a big imagination that takes him on all sorts of adventures, but today is not one of his usual adventures, today something truly extraordinary will happen to him. Return to your childhood with a touching and heart-warming narrative experience demo that features links and hints to LIFE IS STRANGE 2, from Square Enix and DONTNOD Entertainment, creators of the celebrated original BAFTA award-winning game, LIFE IS STRANGE.

DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Platform: PlayStation®4 system, STEAM
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: T (Teen)
Available: September 4, 2018
DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age tells a captivating tale of a hunted hero and is the long-awaited role-playing game from series creator Yuji Horii, character designer Akira Toriyama, and composer Koichi Sugiyama. While it is the eleventh mainline entry in the critically acclaimed series, DRAGON QUEST XI is a completely standalone experience that features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned strategic combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike. E3 attendees will have a chance to get the first hands-on with the game in the West. Those who play the DRAGON QUEST XI demo will receive a free t-shirt, and all attendees who stop by the SQUARE ENIX booth will have a chance enter a limited time sweepstakes by having their picture taken at the DRAGON QUEST XIphoto wall.

FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game 
Developer: Square Enix
Available: Now
The FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) is the result of a close collaboration between Hobby Japan and Square Enix. Designed by former trading card game champion Taro Kageyama, the game has received high praise for its blend of strategy, luck and fast-paced gameplay, making it very versatile and appealing to all kinds of audiences.

FINAL FANTASY XIV Online
Platform: Mac, PC, PlayStation®4 system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: T for Teen
Available: Now
With more than 10 million players globally, FINAL FANTASY XIV Online continues to deliver on the promise of bringing the best of the FINAL FANTASY experience to the online realm. Players can begin the adventure, fight their way and live their story in FINAL FANTASY XIV Online. A free trial is available at http://www.ffxiv-freetrial.com. Fans can experience a small taste ofFINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood® by challenging a powerful new primal threat on the show floor. Emerge victorious against your enemy and receive a t-shirt! Fans also have the opportunity to receive a themedFINAL FANTASY XIV Online bag (while supplies last).

JUST CAUSE 4
Platform: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 system, Windows PC
Developer: Avalanche Studios
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: December 4, 2018
Set in the fictional South American world of Solis, JUST CAUSE 4 takes the incredible destruction and unique physics the series is known for to a whole new level with the introduction of fully simulated tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Rico Rodriguez returns in JUST CAUSE 4 with his trademark parachute, wingsuit and, of course his grappling hook, now enhanced with new functionality and fully customisable, making it the most powerful and creative tool the player has ever had.

KINGDOM HEARTS III
Platform: Xbox One and PlayStation®4 system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: January 29, 2019
In the upcoming action RPG, KINGDOM HEARTS III,players can join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, andMonsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6, Tangled, and more. E3 attendees will be able to get hands-on with the game for the first time ever, experiencing a boss battle against the Rock Titan from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules and uncovering the Toy Box world from Toy Story alongside Woody and Buzz.

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER 
Platform: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 system, Windows PC
Developer: Eidos-Montréal
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: September 14, 2018
Experience Lara Croft’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 141 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 76 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 66 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found athttp://na.square-enix.com/

 

Captain Spirit © 2018 Square Enix Ltd.  All rights reserved.
Developed by DON’T NOD Entertainment SARL.
DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age ©2017, 2018 ARMOR PROJECT/BIRD STUDIO/SQUARE ENIX All Rights Reserved. ©SUGIYAMA KOBO
FINAL FANTASY XIV © 2010-2018 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
JUST CAUSE 4 © 2018 Square Enix Ltd.  All rights reserved.
Developed by Avalanche Studios AB.
KINGDOM HEARTS III ©Disney ©Disney/Pixar Developed by SQUARE ENIX
SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER © 2018 Square Enix Limited.  Developed by Eidos Interactive Corporation. All rights reserved.
Final Fantasy Trading Card Game © 2016 – 2018 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
CAPTAIN SPIRIT, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, ECHOES OF AN ELUSIVE AGE, EIDOS, EIDOS-MONTRÉAL, FINAL FANTASY, JUST CAUSE, LARA CROFT, LIFE IS STRANGE, SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, STORMBLOOD, TAITO, and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. DONTNOD is a trademark of DON’T NOD Entertainment SARL. Avalanche and the Avalanche logo are trademarks of Fatalist Entertainment AB. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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