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E3: Square Enix conference

Blake Snow

Chris Kohler at Game|Life is live blogging the Square Enix press conference. Here is what we know so far:

  • Release dates, galore! Valkyrie Profile on PSP July 18, Valkyrie Profile 2 in September, Final Fantasy III and Rocket Slime in September, and ... Final Fantasy XII in October.
  • Mobile games, galore! Dirge of Cerberus: Lost Episode coming this year, based on PS2 version. Also a remake of original Final Fantasy Adventure ("looks like a straight port with much nicer graphics") and new Mana title.
  • Dragon Quest Swords for the Nintendo Wii ... ! Announced as launch title.
  • Crisis Core trailer looking nice, but all cinematics - "Big WORK IN PROGRESS thing at the end."
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates -- 4-player action on Nintendo DS
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers for Wii.
  • Final Fantasy XIII on PlayStation 3 -- no surprise, but still mega-exciting. "Looks amazing. Female protagonist. Dramatic battles with amazing cinematic presentation." Also, Final Fantasy XIII on mobile: "It's a multiplayer RPG."
Excited? We are.

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