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A handful of new screens and a few pieces of artwork for upcoming Square Enix title The Last Remnant have been upped over at RPGamer, courtesy of Japanese site gpara. With the credits out of the way, let's talk about the screenshots. We've seen a couple of these before, but for the most part, they'r...

August 24th 2007 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Square Enix has released the first trailer for its upcoming RPG, Last Remnant. X3F readers will recall that Last Remnant is something of a first for Square Enix, in that it is being simultaneously released in both the U.S. and Japan. Not only that, but it includes two main characters,...

July 5th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix has unveiled its "debut" trailer for The Last Remnant. The trailer is certainly pretty, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, and the gameplay (for better and worse) is eerily reminiscent of Koei's Dynasty Warriors series. The text serving as bookends to the one minute, 22 second trailer make...

July 5th 2007 at 3:44pm 0 Comments
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Critics hate Square Enix's Romancing SaGa, SaGa Frontier, and Unlimited SaGa efforts. Many critics never even bothered to review the PS2 remake of the original Romancing SaGa which was, all things considered, an incredibly deep, nonlinear, difficult game. But, like many games that can either be grad...

June 2nd 2007 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Thank goodness for the official Web site for The Last Remnant, we were dying for another Square Enix phrase that left us scratching our heads. Sure, "Fantasy is endless, Fantasy has no limited form" was great but we demand fresh inputs. Now, here's this new contender for the throne: "Encompassing g...

May 19th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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A new website has been launched for the upcoming RPG from Square Enix, The Last Remnant. Right now The website consists only of a single image, some text, and a repeating loop of background music (that you can't turn off). There are two versions of the website. The North American version shows both...

May 18th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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In an effort to mirror the simultaneous release in America and Japan (Europeans are fighting back the vitriol) that was announced with the game, a US and a JPN version of the site have been opened at the same time. The difference between the two is minimal, but only because both suffer from a lack...

May 18th 2007 at 7:40am 0 Comments
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The first screenshots of the new Square Enix RPG, The Last Remnant, have been released. To be specific, there are two screenshots and some artwork. The first screenshot (above), shows off one of the game's towns. As you can see, it's very detailed and generally pretty impressive. The second shot sho...

May 10th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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As a sign of the West's growing importance in the global video game landscape (we are pretty important, if we don't say so ourselves), Square Enix's Last Remnant will not only be coming out on the Xbox 360 as well as the PS3 (as suspected), but will see a simultaneous release in both the US and Jap...

May 10th 2007 at 11:28am 0 Comments
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Square Enix have confirmed that The Last Remnant will be released for both the PS3 and the Xbox 360 at a press conference in Japan yesterday. It will be the first Square Enix game to be released in America and Japan simultaneously. While we already expected this, it's always nice to hear it from th...

May 10th 2007 at 7:50am 0 Comments
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The latest issue of Game Informer reveals that Square Enix is working on a brand new RPG for new gen consoles. Entitled The Last Remnant, the game is being developed with both Japanese and US audiences in mind. In a first for Square Enix, the game is planned as a simultaneous release in both territo...

May 8th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments