Square Enix has upwardly revised its financial results forecast for the business year ended in March 2014 following better than expected sales of a number of titles.
Ahead of the publication of its consolidated financial results later this month, the Japanese publisher raised its previous sales and profit guidance, citing “strong” sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, an “encouraging start” for mobile game Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light, and “favourable sales” of both Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD and Tomb Raider Definitive Edition.
Square claimed in mid-April that Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn user account registrations had topped two million worldwide.
Nintendo on Friday apologized to gamers for leaving same-sex couples out of an upcoming “life simulation” game that lets players, flirt, date, marry and have children.
The statement came as an online movement asking them to change “Tomodachi Life” was picking up steam.
“We apologize for disappointing many people by failing to include same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life …,” the Japanese company said in a news release. “At Nintendo, dedication has always meant going beyond the games to promote a sense of community, and to share a spirit of fun and joy. We are committed to advancing our longtime company values of fun and entertainment for everyone.”
Kalypso Media has released a new Tropico 5 trailer offering a look at the sequel’s new multiplayer features.
Tropico 5 will mark the first game in the city building series that features co-operative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.
In multiplayer scenarios, each dictator can build up his or her own cities on the same island, cooperating or competing with each other as they please.