After publishing the long list of games shown at the Xbox/Bethesda show, the Square Enix Presents returned for E3 2021. I stayed up a little longer to catch glimpses of a world premiere from Eidos Montreal, an update on Babylon’s Fall, a closer look at Life Is Strange: True Colors, and more! Here’s everything shown at the Square Enix Presents Summer Showcase.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy reveal trailer – releasing October 26, 2021
Fire up Star-Lord’s jet boots for a wild ride across the cosmos in this third-person action-adventure game, a fresh take on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. With the unpredictable Guardians at your side, blast your way from one explosive situation to another, with original and iconic Marvel characters caught in a struggle for the fate of the universe. You got this. Probably. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is coming October 26, 2021 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and PC.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy first look at gameplay. It looks like a decent looter shooter and I love the banter.
Get a taste of what it’s like to lead a group of legendary misfits as Star-Lord, in this 10-minute first look at gameplay from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy! In this section of the game, the Guardians hatch a scheme to rip-off the monster queen Lady Hellbender. They blast off to her planet Seknarf 9, where a rough landing awaits them. And then some. Wait, what was the plan again? Fire up Star-Lord’s jet boots for a wild ride across the cosmos in this third-person action-adventure game, a fresh take on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. With the unpredictable Guardians at your side, blast your way from one explosive situation to another, with original and iconic Marvel characters caught in a struggle for the fate of the universe. You got this. Probably.
Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster announced
The games that inspired a generation come to life once more, in the ultimate 2D pixel remaster. Coming soon to Steam and Mobile!
Legend of Mana opening movie, available June 24, 2021
Watch the Legend of Mana opening movie! Now Remastered for the first time, featuring a colorful cast of characters, exciting real-time combat, and the option to alternate between the original or new rearranged music.
Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther | War for Wakanda Cinematic Trailer
Black Panther must defend Wakanda from Klaw, who seeks to steal Vibranium for his own desires. Watch the cinematic trailer for Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda. Available in August 2021!
Hitman Sniper: The Shadows world premier trailer for iOS and Android
Hitman Sniper: The Shadows introduces a wholly original story set in the Hitman Universe. The game focuses on events following the disappearance of Agent 47 and follows the story of The Shadows, a group of highly skilled snipers – Soji, Kiya, Kolzak, Knight, and Stone – within the hidden world of assassination, where a new criminal network threatens global stability. Diana Burnwood and the International Contract Agency (ICA) activate Initiative 426, aka The Shadows, to eliminate this threat. Hitman Sniper: The Shadows is a free-to-play game set to be released in 2021 on iOS and Android. More exciting updates will be revealed later this year.
NieR Re[in]carnation pre-registration trailer
Pre-registration is now available for NieR Re[in]carnation, an action command-based RPG for mobile.
War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
Once again, the Warrior of Light returns to Ardra in War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius during the Final Fantasy Collaboration Event. Starting June 16 until July 13, 2021, have the chance to summon the limited time UR unit as well as enjoy a login bonus to earn up to 2,500 Visiore and more! For the first week of the FFI Collaboration, enjoy a once a day only UR Guaranteed Free 10x Summon and get up to 70 free Summons until June 22, 2021!
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius celebrates its 5th Anniversary
With over 45 Million downloads worldwide, Final Fantasy Brave Exvius celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a special countdown campaign starting on June 17, 2021!
Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier coming to iOS and Android
Babylon’s Fall trailer
Babylon’s Fall from Square Enix is developed in partnership with renowned action specialists, PlatinumGames Inc., (NieR:Automata™). Featuring fluid co-op-combat, powerful weapons and a unique, striking art style, the epic world of Babylon’s Fall is coming to the PlayStation®5 (PS5™) console, PlayStation 4 and Steam. The game can be played in co-op online multiplayer for parties up to four and will feature a range of post launch game modes at no additional cost.
Life is Strange Remastered Collection trailer
The Life is Strange Remastered Collection includes ‘Life is Strange Remastered’ and ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered’. Both award-winning games have been remastered with updated visuals across characters & environments.
Life is Strange: True Colors | Power and Consequence
Brought to life through full performance capture by rising talent Erika Mori, players will navigate Haven Springs as Alex Chen, a young woman who has long suppressed her ‘curse’: the psychic power of Empathy, a supernatural ability that allows her to experience, absorb and influence the strong emotions of others – which she sees as blazing, colored auras. When her brother dies, in a suspicious accident, Alex must at last embrace her volatile power to find the truth, and uncover the dark secrets buried by a small town. Alex Chen’s journey, power and future are all fully under the player’s control. The psychic power of Empathy affects every interaction and relationship Alex has in the game and is fully under the player’s control. Use it to reveal the secrets of Haven Springs, the hidden facets of Alex’s past, and the future of her journey to find a place to call home. Release Date: September 10, 2021
Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin announcement teaser trailer – Chaos!
With the memory of their struggle buried deep in their hearts… Jack and his allies, Ash and Jed, burn with resolve to defeat Chaos as they throw open the gates to the Chaos Shrine. Yet doubts remain—are they truly the Warriors of Light the prophecy foretold? Step into a world of dark fantasy and revel in the exhilarating, action-packed battles! Trial version available on PlayStation 5 until June 24th, 2021.
So there we have the latest from the Square Enix Presents Summer Showcase at E3 2021. I’m excited for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and I am looking forward to the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster as I never played the originals. Let us know what you liked from this Square Enix Presents showcase on our socials or join the conversation in our Discord channel.
Written by: @ChrisJInglis