The mobile strategy game Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire earned a whopping $380 million so far since its release 13 months ago, significantly out earning every single Square Enix MMO combined. Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XI, and Dragon Quest X earn about $280 million a year combined according to Square Enix's publicly disclosed earnings reports. A New Empire though isn't run by Square Enix though. It's operated by Machine Zone, the company best known for Game of War and Mobile Strike. In fact, Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire is the exact same game as Game of War and Mobile Strike, except with a Final Fantasy 15 skin. … [Read more...] about Mobile Strategy Game Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire Earns More Than Every Square Enix MMO Combined
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The big-scoring event was the Yojimbo Special Battle, an 8-person in-game encounter made especially for the Fan Festival. Our impromptu team would earn five stamps each for simply taking part, but victory would also snag us a sticker of victory. But it was also tough; focus and coordination were required to overcome some surprising attacks that would destroy unprepared groups in the blink of an eye. With shouts going up and down the bank of PCs, our team slowly chipped away at the Gilgamesh-style boss, before ultimately releasing a whooping cheer of victory. It might not have been a world first, but it was our moment. … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy XIV: Letter from FanFest Paris
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Due to problems within Square Enix that required Tabata to take over the project, its development slowed down as the director’s desired mechanics could not be realized with the PlayStation 3. Thus, when Sony showcased their new console to Square Enix, development shifted to the PlayStation 4 and the title was reannounced as Final Fantasy XV, distancing itself from the Fabula Nova Crystallis (the collection comprising Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Type-0 and, at the time, Final Fantasy Versus XIII). … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy Versus XIII Might Become World Of Versus
You might be asking at this point, “who could possibly be left to give a frick about Trials of Ascension, outside of the people who are sticking around to watch it burn of course,” and the answer was an absolute…nobody. Trials of Ascension launched into Early Access with a whole peak of 35 people willing to give the game a peak following by quickly slamming that refund button because within a month that number had dipped to 19, then 14, then 5. At one point in 2018, Forged Chaos put up a hiring notice for a programmer and game designer where they offered to pay a percentage of the game’s revenue. As mathematicians would later discover, any percentage of nothing is still nothing, but you’ll be part of a fun loving team of miscreants who also don’t know how to program a game. … [Read more...] about Everybody Missed It: Trials of Ascension Is Finally Dead Again