Square Enix Announces Anime Expo 2018 Game Lineup


Slide 1 of 5Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Releasing for the PlayStation 4 and PC on September 4, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be featured by Square Enix.

“The highly anticipated latest entry to the beloved DRAGON QUEST video game franchise follows the adventure of a hero who must solve the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charming cast of supporting characters. DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age offers a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism— all brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.”

Slide 2 of 5Final Fantasy Trading Card Game

It’s not Square Enix’s traditional take on the Final Fantasy universe, but the franchise’s new trading card game will also be at Anime Expo 2018. The card game is available now, but you can expect more cards to come out shortly after the expo has run its course.

“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 received high praise for its blend of strategy, luck and fast-paced gameplay making it very versatile and appealing to all kinds of audiences. The ‘Opus VI’ series of cards will release July 13.”

Slide 3 of 5Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will also be shown in force at Anime Expo 2018, the latest version of the game that’s been released. Square Enix will turn players loose on some high-end PCs to demo the game with chances to win Final Fantasy-themed gear even being offered.

“FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION brings ultimate 4K quality to the acclaimed RPG along with add-on content and new features. Join Prince Noctis and his closest friends as they fight against the empire in an effort to reclaim their fallen kingdom. Players can now enjoy the FINAL FANTASY XV base game, all season pass content, all-new side quests and enemies, and more.”

Slide 4 of 5Kingdom Hearts III

As mentioned before, Kingdom Hearts III, the one that everyone’s been waiting for, will also be at Anime Expo 2018. The game’s not due out for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 until January 29, but that doesn’t mean that people can’t demo it ahead of the release.

“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, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Attendees will be able to experience 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.”

Slide 5 of 5Star Ocean: Anamnesis

Last however not least is Star Ocean: Anamnesis, a cell sport for each the Android and iOS units that’s scheduled to be launched in July.

“STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS places gamers within the captain’s chair as they lead a squad of heroes throughout the galaxy. They could have the liberty to construct limitless strategic and iconic groups with returning all-star characters from the STAR OCEAN sequence, selecting between attackers, sharpshooters, defenders, invokers and healers to assemble a strong crew. Enhanced mobile-specific controls could have customers expertise fast-paced real-time fight with attractive 3D graphics. For the primary time within the sequence, gamers may even have the ability to sort out missions collectively in a brand-new co-op multiplayer mode.”

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