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A week ago we reported that Square-Enix's Members site, a loyalty program for fans of the studio's games, suffered an unwarranted intrusion and was subsequently taken offline as the company conducted an investigation. It turns out that the best possible outcome of this investigation has occurred,...

December 21st 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Last week, Square Enix told us it had yet to find any evidence of personal information being compromised as a result of the intrusion into its Square Enix Members server. The company has since posted a most welcome update on the Members site. "As a result of our continuing investigation, we have...

December 20th 2011 at 5:31pm 0 Comments
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A report went up on the NHK (via Andriasang) claiming that Square Enix suspected the scope of the intrusion into its Square Enix Members servers to be around 1.8 million people. And seemingly simultaneously, a press release came out of Square claiming that "we have not found evidence that the ind...

December 15th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Square-Enix has sounded the klaxons and let out the guard dogs in response to an "unauthorized access" on one of its Square Enix Members servers. The web service was taken offline in North America and Japan while the company investigates the situation and determines how serious the problem is. F...

December 14th 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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You'll have to have to wait before registering this year's Square Enix games for prizes. Someone has apparently hacked a server used by Square Enix Members in the US and Japan, and as a result the publisher has temporarily shut down the service. "We are assessing the full extent of this potentia...

December 13th 2011 at 9:31pm 0 Comments
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PSN will see a re-release of a re-release of Final Fantasy V in Japan this week. Square Enix's Shinji Hashimoto announced the PSOne Classics release -- compatible with PS3 and PSP -- of the PlayStation port of the Super Famicom RPG a couple of months ago, and revealed the April 6 release date tod...

April 5th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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If the "characters made from action figures" thing didn't sufficiently convince you of Gun Loco's locosity, Square Enix is soliciting vocal tracks for the music from ... you. The publisher has posted MP3 music and a lyric sheet for the game's title track, inviting fans to submit their own vocal inte...

August 24th 2010 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Have you been diligently buying and registering your games via Square Enix Members? The 2009 prizes finally shipped, and we snapped some pics of the Ultimate level gifts. Included in the box is a Square Enix branded iPod Touch, and a medal-enclosed box that includes a soundtrack CD, postcards and a...

August 21st 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you been registering your Square Enix games like a good, devoted fan? If so, you may have earned a reward, ranging from postcards to an iPod Touch. Depending on your rewards status, you'll be able to access a special survey that will give you access to your prizes. You should hurry if you wan...

April 5th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're in North America and you've been dutifully collecting Square Enix games, you may have some free stuff headed your way. The end of the current reward period for the Square Enix Members club is coming up on March 31, at which point Square Enix will ship out rewards depending on your "tier" r...

February 28th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments