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    E3 Top 5 Video Game Releases for Square Enix

    E3 Top 5 Releases for Square Enix

    Square Enix had their presentation for E3 on. During the presentation, the company announced some exciting, emerging games. Here’s the top 5 releases announced by Square Enix in 2021.

    1. Guardians of the galaxy (Square Enix)


    It’s a story-driven single-player game that tells its own “Guardians of the Galaxy” narrative which is different from film and comics. Players control Peter Quill, also known as Star-Lord, as he leads his team on an adventure. This version of the Guardians have been together for a few short weeks and they’re running short on funds. It will be a team combat story based game.

    Release Date: October 26th on PC, PS4, PS5, XBOX Series

    GOTG Game play

    2. Life is strange: True Colors (Square Enix)


    Life is strange: True Colors is a choice, graphic story adventure game. Alex Chen is an empath with supernatural powers to absorb or manipulate the emotions of others. After the death of her brother, she works to uncover the secrets of the small town. The player’s choices will impact the game. How will your story go?

    Life is Strange: True Colors is available on the following platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and Stadia.

    Release Date: September 10th

    LIS:TC Gameplay

    3. Marvel’s War for Wakanda (Square Enix)


    Black Panther must defend Wakanda from Klaw, who seeks to steal Vibranium for his own desires. The Expansion is currently available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Stadia.

    Release Date: Sometime in August

    4. Strangers of paradise, Final Fantasy Origins (Square Enix)


    A reimagining origin spin off of the Final Fantasy franchise. Not much has been released but there is a trial version that is available that is accompanied by a survey to improve upon the game. 

    Release Date: 2022

    5. Babylon’s Fall (Square Enix)


    Babylon’s Fall is an RPG set in a high fantasy world that lets you fight powerful enemies and bosses while exploring the mysterious Tower of Babylon.  In this fantasy epic, players can create your character, defeat gigantic foes, collect loot, and craft equipment to customize your own build and play style!

    Negative Reception

    Babylon’s Fall was first announced at Square Enix’s E3 conference in 2018, where it was confirmed for PS4 and PC. However, since then, very little was given but  PlatinumGames assured fans last year that the game was still in development. However, when it finally got previewed, the game was met with negative critcism. 

    So why the bad reception? 

    1. A bad trailer: the trailer featured weird voiceovers, no sound effects and annoying loud singing which may not be what fans were hoping for.
    2. Gameplay leaves a lot to be desired: It appears stiff and awkward instead of fluid action 

    RPG, Co-op Playability

    Release Date: TBD

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