Square Enix’s E3 2010 Lineup

London (9th June 2010) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, announced today its expansive line-up of games for the 2010 E3 Expo, taking place in Los Angeles from June 15-17. Continuing to diversify its global offerings to meet the needs of consumers worldwide, Square Enix will be showcasing the widest range of games in its history.

Headlining this year’s booth will be four of the hottest franchises in the industry from both the SQUARE ENIX and EIDOS® brands. Under SQUARE ENIX, the company delivers the highly anticipated MMORPG experience FINAL FANTASY® XIV, the next instalment in the iconic franchise that has sold more than 97 million units worldwide. For handheld platforms are The 3rd BirthdayTMand KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, a prequel that will unlock the secrets to the beloved franchise, as well as KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded and FINAL FANTASY: THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHTTM for Nintendo DSTM, a charming new adventure by the creators of the FINAL FANTASY III and IV remakes. Under the EIDOS brand will be IO Interactive’s KANE & LYNCH 2: DOG DAYSTM, reuniting gaming’s most notorious criminals in a raw shooter that introduces a new visual experience inspired by documentary film. Additionally, the year’s biggest surprise announcement, DEUS EX®: HUMAN REVOLUTIONTM, the long-awaited next instalment, will be showcased for attendees anxious to get a first look at the newly imagined cyber renaissance world that will revolutionize the gaming experience – just as the original DEUS EX did a decade ago.

Downloadable titles such as LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHTTM, The Tales of Bearsworth ManorTM: Chaotic ConflictsTM and The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Puzzling PagesTM continue the pedigree of great franchises in gaming while staying true to the Square Enix heritage of providing the best and most immersive experiences in interactive entertainment. The booth will also feature Square Enix’s partnerships with North American developers, including FRONT MISSION EVOLVED®, being developed by Double Helix GamesTM, and DUNGEON SIEGE® 3, being developed by ObsidianTM Entertainment Inc.

“We will be showing a truly diverse range of games at E3 this year which illustrate the strength and breadth in our product portfolio,” said Phil Rogers, chief executive officer of Square Enix Europe. “Individually each game offers something original and exciting to make its own impact at the show and collectively our line-up characterizes the global ambition of Square Enix.”

To experience the latest offerings from Square Enix firsthand, visit booth 1647 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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E3 2010 Line-up

The 3rd BirthdayTM
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platforms: PSP system
Genre: Action RPG
EU release date: TBC
Website: http://na.square-enix.com/events/e310

Hideous creatures descend on Manhattan. Ground reports from the squad tasked with containing the pandemonium refer to these life forms as “the Twisted.” An investigatory team known as the CTI is formed within the year.

The Overdive system emerges as a means of opposition, but only one viable candidate exists –Aya Brea. A gift as she awakens from a lost past on this, the occasion of her third birth.

Developer: Eidos Montreal
Platforms: PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system/Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/Windows® PC
Genre: Action RPG
EU release date: 2011
Website: http://www.deusex3.com.

To save his life, the fundamental choice of whether or not to become augmented with cybernetics has been removed from Adam Jensen’s life. Driven by the conviction of never having a choice taken from him again and using his newfound power, his need for answers will unravel the truth behind a conspiracy rooted in the foundation of the world around him as it incites a new revolution.

Developer: Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.
Platforms: PlayStation 3 system/Xbox 360/Windows PC
Genre: RPG
EU release date: TBC
Website: http://na.square-enix.com/events/e310

Torn asunder, the delicate balance of power between the kingdom of Ehb’s powerful factions has fallen apart. As one of the few remaining members of the disgraced protectors of the land, the 10th Legion, it is up to you to rebuild the once great Legion and stop Ehb from falling into darkness. Joined by a group of unique companions, you will travel through the striking land of Ehb, defeating all manner of villains and beasts through a combination of heroic abilities, screen shaking magic and pure cunning.

DUNGEON SIEGE 3 seamlessly blends intuitive action gameplay, a robust RPG system featuring a large selection of abilities, an extensive multiplayer component and the depth of story Square Enix and Obsidian Entertainment are known for creating.

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platforms: PlayStation 3 system/Windows PC
EU release date: 2010
Website: http://www.finalfantasy.com

Take up arms with adventurers from around the globe and embark on an epic journey within the unforgettable realm of Eorzea – the stage for a revolutionary new MMORPG designed to fit the lifestyles of players everywhere, from casual users to the most hardcore gamers.

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
Genre: RPG
EU release date: Autumn 2010
Website: http://www.ff4heroes.com

FINAL FANTASY: THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT is a beautifully rendered, original adventure brought to you by the acclaimed creators of FINAL FANTASY III and IV on Nintendo DS. Master all-new combat and game systems and immerse yourself in a charming storybook setting as you take on the roles of Brandt, Jusqua, Yunita and Aire. Though at first they don’t always see eye to eye, these four Heroes of Light will embark on a journey full of joyous meetings and sad partings that will build bonds of trust and affection so strong that, in the end, they may even save the world…

Developer: Double Helix Games
Platforms: PlayStation 3 system/Xbox 360/Windows PC
Genre: Third-Person Shooter
EU release date: 17th September, 2010
Website: http://www.frontmissionevolved.com

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The tension between two global superpowers – the O.C.U. and the U.C.S. – has coalesced into a cold war. Each watches the other in taut vigilance. Towering far above the Earth’s surface, colossal structures called orbital elevators grant both parties unblinking, planet-wide surveillance. Under these simmering conditions, a new enemy emerges to ignite the flames of war and watch as the world burns.

Developer: IO Interactive
Platforms: PlayStation 3 system/Xbox 360/Windows PC
Genre: Action
EU release date: 27th August, 2010
Website: http://www.kaneandlynch.com

Experience 48 hours of hell with two of gaming’s most notorious criminals. In KANE & LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS, Kane and Lynch face the consequences when a simple job gone wrong sets off a desperate and frantic struggle to escape the entire Shanghai underworld. Ground-breaking art direction, relentless action gameplay and innovative multiplayer redefine the action shooter experience and position this product as the standout shooter of 2010.

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platforms: PSP system
Genre: Action RPG
EU release date: 10th September, 2010
Website: http://www.kingdomheartsbbs.com

Long before Sora was chosen by his Keyblade, the worlds’ safety lay in the hands of the true Keyblade Masters. Three youths – Terra, Ventus and Aqua – have been training long and hard under Master Eraqus to prove that they, too, exhibit the Mark of Mastery. But they will soon find themselves in the middle of a crisis affecting worlds far beyond their own – just as another Keyblade Master, Xehanort, goes mysteriously missing. Three friends, three destinies. Everything will link back to the beginning.

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd./h.a.n.d. Inc.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
Genre: Action RPG
EU release date: TBC
Website: http://na.square-enix.com/events/e310

Sora’s journey in KINGDOM HEARTS II has drawn to a close, and now a new tale is set to begin. Jiminy Cricket is looking over the journal he used to document his first adventure with Sora when he discovers a mysterious message. He didn’t write it – so how on earth did it get there? King Mickey is determined to find out, so he and his friends decide to digitize the journal and delve into its deepest secrets. Inside this “datascape” dwells a second Sora who is about to embark on a grand adventure of his very own.

Downloadable Titles 

Developer: Crystal Dynamics
Platforms: Xbox LIVE® Arcade for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system/PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 3 system
Genre: Action/Adventure
EU release date: Summer 2010
Website: http://www.laracroftandtheguardianoflight.com

LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT is the first ever downloadable, co-op action/adventure game featuring Lara Croft. This brand extension incorporates the hallmarks of the Tomb Raider franchise including exploration, discovery, platforming and puzzle solving. LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT allows players to experience Lara Croft from an isometric viewpoint, and combines new gameplay features such as character progression, fun and fast-paced combat, and elements of cooperation and competition. LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT will be available to download this summer.

The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Chaotic Conflicts
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platform: WiiTM
Genre: Action Puzzle
EU Release: Early Summer, 2010
Website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/kuma/

Turn the tide of frantic battles by using the Wii RemoteTM to throw animated paper bears into the pages of an unusual picture book. The battle-oriented Chaotic Conflicts will be releasing simultaneously with Puzzling Pages – a parallel game with its own unique tale and stages. Complete both games to uncover an even deeper mystery…

The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Puzzling Pages
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platform: Wii
Genre: Action Puzzle
Release: Early Summer, 2010
Website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/kuma/

A crumbling mansion is home to a most peculiar picture book. Solve innovative puzzles by using the Wii Remote to throw animated paper bears into the picture book’s unusual pages. Delve into the unfolding drama of Pina, the mysterious young girl residing in the mansion.

About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive, Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 54 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet athttp://www.square-enix.com

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. FRONT MISSION, FRONT MISSION EVOLVED, THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT, The 3rd Birthday, The Tales of Bearsworth Manor, Chaotic Conflicts and Puzzling Pages are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. DUNGEON SIEGE is a registered trademark of Square Enix inc. KINGDOM HEARS © Disney. EIDOS, KANE & LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS, DEUS Ex: HUMAN REVOLUTION, LARA CROFT AND THE GUARDIAN OF LIGHT and TOMB RAIDER are trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. “Double Helix Games” is a trademark of Backbone Entertainment. TAITO is a registered trademark of Taito Corporation. OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT is a registered trademark of Obsidian Entertainment Inc. Nintendo DS and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo. Nintendo trademarks used under license. WiiWare is available only through the Wii console. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment. Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. iPhone and iPod Touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Steam is a registered trademark of Valve Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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