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Wulverblade, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, EA Sports UFC 3, more coming to PS Store this week

Some bashing and crashing is the order of the day in this week’s PlayStation Store update.

First up is Wulverblade, a side-scrolling beat ’em up from Darkwind Media and Fully Illustrated that retells the bloody history of Britannia. Also this week, Square Enix teamed up with Team Ninja to launch Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, a 3v3 arena fighter that features more than 20 characters from the long-running RPG series. Both games are now available to download for the PS4.

And on Friday, EA Sports will release EA Sports UFC 3 for the PS4. The sports sim includes a host of new animations and a new Career Mode that promises the most “authentic” MMA experience available.

You can learn more about all of this week’s additions to the PlayStation Store after the break. (more…)

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New Retail Releases: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, EA Sports UFC 3, Railway Empire

Let’s get ready to rumble! Three new games will be available on retail shelves this week and they all involve a bit of rumbling.

First up is Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, a team-based brawler for the PS4 from Square Enix and Team Ninja. A spinoff/sequel to 2008’s Dissidia and 2011’s Dissidia 012, this new entry will bring together more than 20 classic Final Fantasy characters in 3v3 arena battles.

The MMA octagon is also something of an arena, and EA Sports is returning to the cage with EA Sports UFC 3, a new fighting sim for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. In addition to a revamped graphical presentation, EA Sports UFC 3 will feature a brand new Career Mode and Ultimate Team Mode.

Finally this week, a different kind of rumbling will be at the center of Railway Empire. Players will need to take control of a fleet of trains and lay a rail network that connects the coasts on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

That’s it for this week’s New Retail Releases report, but we’ll be back later this week with a look at all the new additions to the PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store, and Nintendo eShop.

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The Games of January 2018

It’s a new year and time for a brand new batch of video games from developers both big and small.

Fighting game fans will have a lot to look forward to in January with the launch of Bandai Namco’s Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Square Enix’s Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, and Capcom’s Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. And if you enjoy games with a retro aesthetic, you might want to keep an eye out for Cellar Door’s Full Metal Furies, Square Enix’s Lost Sphear, and Nintendo’s 3DS re-release of Pokemon Crystal.

You can find what we’re looking forward to after the break, along with a complete release schedule for all of this month’s new releases. (more…)

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Square Enix will release Dissidia Final Fantasy NT on January 30

Square Enix has announced that Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be released exclusively for the PS4 on January 30.

The publisher has also revealed an Ultimate Collector’s Edition for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, which will be available through the Square Enix Online Store. Priced at $189.99, the Ultimate Collector’s Edition will include a big batch of in-game content and collectible goodies:

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Ultimate Collector’s Edition

  • Copy of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
  • Warrior of Light Bust – 8.25” tall.
  • Official Soundtrack – Includes 15 tracks selected from the Dissidia series and newly recorded music.
  • 80-Page Hardcover Artbook – Includes sketches and artwork.
  • Season Pass – Includes access to six new playable characters and content post launch.
  • SteelBook Case – Unique to the Ultimate Collector’s Edition.
  • Collector’s Box – Featuring legendary Final Fantasy characters.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a three-on-three brawler that’s currently in development at Team Ninja. You can get a closer look at the game’s Ultimate Collector’s Edition after the break. (more…)

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Square Enix will bring Final Fantasy, Lost Sphear, Life Is Strange: Before the Storm to Comic-Con 2017

The San Diego Comic-Con kicked off today, and Square Enix brought a handful of upcoming games to the Summer’s biggest convention for fans to test out. While attendees won’t get the chance to play Kingdom Hearts III or the Final Fantasy VII Remake on the show floor, there will be plenty of demo stations in the publisher’s booth featuring these titles:

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Now Available)
Platform: PS4
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age improves upon the 2006 classic Final Fantasy XII, now more beautiful and easier to play than ever. The HD remaster introduces a reconstructed battle design and the new Zodiac Job System, a 12-job character progression system first introduced in the 2007 title, Final Fantasy XII International Zodiac Job System. With updated trophies and share functionalities, as well as stark visual and sound improvements, players both new and returning will experience the ultimate grand adventure through the world of Ivalice in an entirely new and improved way.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (Early 2018)
Platform: PS4
Developed in partnership with Team Ninja from Koei Tecmo, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is the newly announced team-based brawler. The game pits legendary heroes and villains from Final Fantasy’s 30-year history against each other in epic and strategic 3 vs. 3 battles. Players will choose a team from a roster of more than 20 beloved Final Fantasy characters across ten iconic battle arenas and call forth fan-favorite summons. With a deep customization and progression system, players will gain experience points and unlock EX skills, weapons, skins, and more as they develop their favorite Final Fantasy characters, their way.

Lost Sphear (TBA 2018)
Platform: PC, PS4, Switch
Expanding on the beloved I Am Setsuna, the Lost Sphear adventure begins in a remote town where a young man, Kanata, awakens from a devastating dream to find his hometown disappearing. To stop the world from being Lost forever, Kanata and his comrades set out to rebuild the world around them with the power of Memory by manifesting thoughts into matter.

Square Enix will also invite the “key creative minds” behind Life Is Strange: Before the Storm to San Diego for a panel on Friday, July 21. The speakers will reveal “brand new information and insights about their game for the first time,” as well as lead the audience in a live playthrough of the game.

But in case you are on the lookout for new Kingdom Hearts III information, Square Enix unveiled a new trailer (and a 2018 release date) for their hotly-anticipated action RPG during Disney’s annual D23 Expo last week.

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Square Enix announces Closed Beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Square Enix has announced that registration is now open for a Closed Beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The Closed Beta will begin later this Summer, and developer Koei Tecmo’s test for the team-based brawler will include 3v3 battles, and some of the franchise’s most recognizable characters:

This summer, the Closed Beta will let fighting game fans get hands-on with the team-based brawler as they play the roles of legendary heroes and villains from the Final Fantasy franchise, take part in epic 3 vs. 3 battles across iconic arenas and invoke the help of classic summons including Ifrit, Shiva, and Odin.

Fans can register for a chance to join Dissidia Final Fantasy NT’s Closed Beta at Square-Enix’s official website. And a special message from developers Takeo Kujiraoka and Ichiro Hazama can be found after the break.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is set to launch for the PS4 in Early 2018. (more…)

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Square Enix will bring Dissidia Final Fantasy NT to the PS4 in Early 2018

The third game in the Dissidia Final Fantasy series has been available in Japanese arcades since 2015, but this morning, Square Enix confirmed it’ll be released for the PS4 in Early 2018 as Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. In development at Team Ninja, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a team-based brawler that “pits legendary heroes and villains from the Final Fantasy franchise together in epic and strategic battles”:

Offering strategic online and offline play, players can select from over 20 legendary characters and familiar summons, including Ifrit, Shiva and Odin, to bring into three versus three battles. The game also brings back the Dissidia series’ unique “bravery combat system,” alongside unparalleled visuals and seamless gameplay.

The first trailer for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT has been embedded above, and Square Enix has announced plans to further unveil the game at this year’s E3 Expo. Geoff Keighley’s E3 Coliseum will host a panel for the game featuring Producer Ichiro Hazama, Director Takeo Kujiraoka, Echo Fox’s Justin Wong, and Kenneth “K-Brad” Bradley on Tuesday, June 13, at 6:15 PM (Eastern Time).

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