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  SQUARE ENIX UNVEILS ACTION-PACKED LINEUP FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018
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07/12/2018
 


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LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2018) – From July 19-22, SQUARE ENIX® will host gameplay demos, giveaways and other activities at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. At Booth #3829 in the San Diego Convention Center, attendees will be able to play DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider™.

 

Become one with the jungle at Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s immersive Comic-Con off-site experience. Dare to be bold and eat exotic foods only found in the dark crevasses of the jungle, along with unforgettable photo moments for attendees to share, and the chance to play the highly anticipated Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Stop by The Deck at Moonshine Flats between 1pm-10pm PT on Thursday, July 19th, Friday, July 20th, or Saturday, July 21st and see firsthand what it means to become the Tomb Raider®.

 

On Saturday, July 21 from 12:30pm – 1:30pm in Room 5AB, join the creative team and cast behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider as they share new details about Lara Croft®’s newest adventure, in which Lara must become the Tomb Raider she is meant to be. Jill Murray (Lead Writer), Heath Smith (Lead Game Designer), and special guests Camilla Luddington (performance artist for Lara Croft) and Earl Baylon (performance artist for Jonah Maiava) will be joining the panel moderated by Andrea Rene.

 

Fans can also purchase the latest products from the BRING ARTS, TRADING ARTS and PLAY ARTS KAI lines at the booth and participate in the FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) in Gunslinger style matches to win premium FFTCG Promo Cards. Daily giveaways at the booth while supplies last include: 

  • DRAGON QUEST XI double-sided posters and “Mark of Light” temporary tattoos
  • MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY™ hand fans
  • STAR OCEAN®: ANAMNESIS™ buttons
 The full lineup includes:

 

DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Platform: PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, STEAM®

Developer: Square Enix®

ESRB: T (Teen)

Available: September 4, 2018

DRAGON QUEST XI®: Echoes of an Elusive Age™ tells a captivating tale of a hunted hero and is the long-awaited role-playing game from series creator Yuji Horii, character designer Akira Toriyama, and composer Koichi Sugiyama. While it is the eleventh mainline entry in the critically acclaimed series, DRAGON QUEST XI is a completely standalone experience that features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned strategic combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike.

 

KINGDOM HEARTS III

Platform: Xbox One and PlayStation®4 system

Developer: Square Enix

ESRB: Rating Pending

Available: January 29, 2019

In the upcoming action RPG, KINGDOM HEARTS III, players can join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Attendees will be able to experience a boss battle against the Rock Titan from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules and uncover the Toy Box world from Toy Story alongside Woody and Buzz.

 

MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY

Platform: iOS®, Android® and STEAM

Developer: Square Enix

ESRB: T (Teen)

Available: Now Available

MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY™ is an all-original FINAL FANTASY® RPG game custom-tailored for mobile platforms, featuring in-depth character customization, ongoing live events, and HD graphics that push the boundaries of the mobile platform. The story centers around a man who wakes up in a world called Palamecia with no memories of his past, tasked with bringing hope to the world by unraveling a mysterious prophecy around the legendary warrior of light. Played by well over 10 million players worldwide, the game was created by an all-star development team including producer Yoshinori Kitase and writer Kazushige Nojima.

 

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation®4 system, Windows PC

Developer: Eidos-Montréal™

ESRB: Rating Pending

Available: September 14, 2018

Experience Lara Croft®’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider®. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider™, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

 

STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS

Platform: iOS, Android

Developer: tri-Ace

ESRB: M (Mature)

Available: Now Available

A brand new journey in the popular sci-fi STAR OCEAN® series, STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS™, the mobile action RPG, puts players in the captain’s chair as they lead a squad of heroes across the galaxy. With fast-paced real-time combat, gorgeous 3D graphics, and a brand new co-op multiplayer mode, players have the freedom to build endless strategic and iconic teams with returning all-star characters from the beloved series.

 

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 141 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 76 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 66 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.

 

DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age ©2017, 2018 ARMOR PROJECT/BIRD STUDIO/SQUARE ENIX All Rights Reserved. ©SUGIYAMA KOBO

KINGDOM HEARTS III ©Disney ©Disney/Pixar. Developed by SQUARE ENIX

MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY © 2015-2018 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. LOGO ILLUSTRATION: © 2015 YOSHITAKA AMANO.

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER © 2018 Square Enix Limited.  Developed by Eidos Interactive Corporation. All rights reserved.

STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS © 2016-2018 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Developed by tri-Ace Inc. 

ANAMNESIS, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, EIDOS MONTREAL, FINAL FANTASY, LARA CROFT, SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, STAR OCEAN, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. ANDROID is a registered trademark of Google LLC. STEAM is a registered trademark of Valve Corporation. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners. 

 

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