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As we discovered during our trip to Japan's Square Enix store last year, the many worlds of Final Fantasy are pockmarked by some surprisingly deep merchandise mines. No matter what the item -- t-shirts, mugs, jewelery, clothing, action figures or spoons -- chances are a tenuous link can be establis...

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Imitation isn't only the sincerest form of flattery, it's also the most legally actionable. At least it is to Square Enix, which recently won a plagiarism case against South Korean music video producer Fantom to the tune of 16 million won (approx. $17,400). The case centers on the video for the song...

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Let me guess. You couldn't make it to the Square Enix Party in Tokyo last weekend? Me neither. Thankfully, however, youtube user 'Mirafi' did. Whilst there they took some video footage of the (very) big screen which showed trailers for six of Square Enix's upcoming games. The games are, in ord...

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After infamously comparing the Wii to a television, respected and surprisingly non-grumpy game developer, Hideo Kojima, recently revisited the topic of how the next-gen consoles compare to one another. Thankfully, he refrained from using film, cuisine or extreme sports analogies this time. Speaking ...

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For the Final Fantasy fans lucky enough to be near Hollywood yesterday night -- and in line for free tickets during the middle of a regular workday -- there was much rejoicing to be had as Advent Children celebrated its U.S. theatrical premiere in style. Siliconera has a write-up on the event with q...

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The holiday season has come and gone and, though anticipated, Square's CGI spectacle, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, has yet to see a North American release. According to a post made on The Digital Bits, "Mike Stradford [an executive in Sony's DVD division] told me that Sony's working har...

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