From Final Fantasy to Marvel, We Talk Square Enix at E3 2021
Our E3 2021 pre-coverage continues! The next publisher on our E3 2021 press tour happens to be a personal favorite of mine: Square Enix.
Together with fellow Punished Backlog writer Kei Isobe, we dive into the RPG giant’s upcoming E3 showcase. From rumblings of a Final Fantasy Souls-like, to an apparent Guardians of the Galaxy title, what can we look forward to at this year’s show?
We’ve got you covered. Tune in to an action-packed hour of Square Enix goodness:
(0:00) — Intro
(2:48) — Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary Special reaction
(11:22) — Should fans temper expectations for NEO: The World Ends With You?
(16:08) — Is the next Kingdom Hearts game still far out?
(19:13) — Grading the last 12 months for Square Enix
(23:00) — What to expect from Final Fantasy at E3 2021
(37:49) — Tomb Raider, Marvel, Life Is Strange, and more
(49:18) — Outlandish predictions for Square Enix’s showcase
(52:00) — Lightning round!
(58:32) — Outro
“Over the Hill” from Final Fantasy IX (Nobuo Uematsu)
What Are Your Square Enix E3 2021 Hopes and Predictions?
As always, thanks for listening! Have your own megatons you’d like to see Square Enix announce at this year’s show? Share your thoughts in the comments!
Here are some upcoming Square Enix titles that could be at the show:
- Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (June 10)
- NEO: The World Ends With You (July 27)
- Life Is Strange: True Colors (September 10)
- Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (Fall 2021)
- Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier (2021)
- Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis (2022)
- Forspoken (2022)
- Project Triangle Strategy (working title) (2022)
Here are some games that are unannounced or without a release window:
- Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake
- Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate
- Final Fantasy Origins
- Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2
- Final Fantasy XVI
- Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy