Square Enix Games To Look Forward To In 2016

With 2015 nearly at a end we start to look forward to what to expect in 2016. Here we give you a brief glimpse at what Square Enix is preparing for us.

Release Date: March 11th 2016

HITMAN will see players perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the world, from the highly fashionable Paris and sunny coast of Italy to the dust and hustle of the markets in Marrakesh in this creative stealth action game.


Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 
Release Date: Aug 23rd 2016

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution®, builds on the franchises trademark choice and consequence, action-RPG based gameplay, to create both a memorable and highly immersive experience. Players will once again take on the role of Adam Jensen, now an experienced covert agent, and will gain access to his new arsenal of customizable state-of-the-art weapons and augmentations. With time working against him, Adam must choose the right approach, along with who to trust, in order to unravel a vast worldwide conspiracy.


Final Fantasy XV 
Release Date: 2016

FINAL FANTASY XV is a ground-breaking fantasy based on reality, with revolutionary gameplay, awe-inspiring graphics and technology, and dramatic storytelling. Escaping the flames of war, Noctis, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Lucis, embarks on an epic journey with his best friends through a world of larger-than-life beasts, amazing wonders to behold, and dungeons filled with danger, in hopes of finding the strength to take back his homeland and end the battle.


Life is Strange Limited Edition (PS4, X1, PC)
Release Date:  Jan 22nd 2016

Developed by DONTNOD Entertainment, the Paris-based studio who released their debut game REMEMBER ME™ last year.  The game takes place in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, where senior student Max Caulfield returns after a 5 year absence. Reunited with her former friend Chloe, the pair will attempt to uncover the uncomfortable truth behind the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber.  


Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Release Date:  Jan 29th 2016

FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS  focuses on cooperative play with friends and utilises a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 new and familiar jobs, including the Knight, Monk, Black Mage and White Mage, to defeat the realm’s mightiest monsters and even recruit them for battle. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as transform into other legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance feature. Multiplayer functionality is enabled through the Nintendo 3DS’s wireless communication functions.


Release Date:  2016

WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY, expanding the FINAL FANTASY universe for a new generation of gamers  . Players will collect, raise and take into battle the monsters of FINAL FANTASY lore, drawing on a rich history of iconic creatures, from the charming to the ferocious.   WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY will be available in 2016 for the PlayStation 4 system and PlayStation Vita system.


Star Ocean V (PS4)
Release Date:  2016

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, the latest chapter of the highly anticipated sci-fi role-playing game (RPG) series will be coming to Europe (incl. PAL territories) and the Americas.   STAR OCEAN: Integrity and Faithlessness is an epic adventure that introduces seamless transitions between gameplay and dynamic cut scenes, adding a new layer of depth and immersion to storytelling in the series. The popular real-time action battle system from previous titles has been overhauled with improved game mechanics and action sequences for a truly uninterrupted in-game narrative.


Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC, PS4)
Release Date:  TBC


In her first adventure, Lara Croft was forged into a true survivor, but she glimpsed a deeper, secret world. In the next chapter of her journey, Lara must use her survival skills and wits, learn to trust new friends, and ultimately accept her destiny as the  Tomb Raider.


Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!