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After more than one year Final Fantasy Explorers is now finally available in the United States and Europe exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. Players can venture solo or in a party of up to four members via the Nintendo 3DS system’s wireless communication functions to collect materials and advance through dungeons. This all-new action role-playing adventure mixes beloved elements of the Final Fantasy franchise with modern battle mechanics. 

The world is on the brink of war over its reserves of crystals, the planet’s chief source of power. Players must band together to form an elite squad of Explorers on an island rich in crystals, braving hordes of monsters in hopes of conquering a newly discovered Grand Crystal – every Explorer’s dream.

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Recently Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy Explorers, the action role playing game for the Nintendo 3DS that has been released in Japan last December, is coming to the west and will be released in North America on 26 January 2016 and Europe 29 January 2016.

Final Fantasy Explorers focuses on cooperative play with friends and utilizes a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 new and familiar jobs—including Knight, Monk, Black Mage and White Mage—to defeat the realm’s mightiest monsters and even recruit them for battle. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as transform into other legendary characters from the Final Fantasy series via the Trance feature.

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During Square Enix's new Dragon Quest title presentation that was streamed live on YouTube they've announced the next mainline entry in the Dragon Quest series. Dragon Quest XI is currently in development and will be released on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS. Producer of both versions will be Saito Yosuke. The soundtrack will be written by Koichi Sugiyama.

The PlayStation 4 version is being developed with the Unreal Engine 4 and they said that they will use the console at it's full potential [Footage PlayStation 4 version]. The Nintendo 3DS version will be developed by the same core members and will feature full 3D on the top screen and the classic retro look at the bottom screen [Footage Nintendo 3DS version].

Dragon Quest XI logo

They are aiming to release both versions sometime next year with the 30th anniversary of the series. At the end of the presentation they said that a version for the Nintendo NX is also in consideration.

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In the last presentation of Nintendo Direct that was broadcasted yesterday Nintendo has announced that they have partnered together with Square Enix to release Bravely Default: Flying Fairy across the United States and Europe for the Nintendo 3DS.

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is a classic RPG which features a job system (like Final Fantasy V). The game was received in Japan very well, but has not sold that well (around 320,000 copies).

The game will be released in Europe somewhere this year and in the United States in 2014.

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Square Enix has announced the  for North America. This collector's edition consists of a hard-case skin for your Nintendo 3DS, 12 art cards, a 360 degree viewing stand and five Augmented Reality cards (you can unlock rare Dream Eaters like Meowjesty, Frootz Cat, and Kab Kannon with them) and the game. This all covered in a magnetic box which has a retail price of $54.99.

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Mark of Mastery Edition

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After the rumors of an European release date Square Enix has now confirmed on their Twitter account (@SQUARE_ENIX_EU) that Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance will be released on 20 July.

Square Enix's European Twitter account

So Europe will get the game first which is a kinda rare occasion.

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Square Enix has announced today the North American release dates for three Nintendo 3DS games: Heroes of Ruin, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Driop Distance.

Heroes of Ruin, which is developed by n-Space is an action RPG and will be released in North America on 26 June 2012.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, which is a rithymn game developed by indieszero will be released a week after that, on 3 July 2012 in North America and 6 July 2012 in Europe.

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Driop Distance, which is the seventh game in the Kingdom Hearts series and developed by Square Enix's 1st Production Department will be released in North America on 31 July 2012 and in Europe on 3 August 2012.

According to Square Enix European release dates will be announced very soon.

Update: The European release dates are known and processed in the news item.

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Square Enix has released the first gameplay footage of the rhythm game Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy. In the game that will be released on the Nintendo 3DS you have to hit the keys on the beat of classic music from past Final Fantasy titles.

The game will be playable on the Tokyo Game Show that starts this Thursday.

During Nintendo's E3 Press Conference Nintendo has announced that Square Enix is working on a new Kingdom Hearts game that is called Kingdom Hearts 3D. It will be developed for the recently announced Nintendo 3DS.

Also announced for the new platforn is Chocobo Racing.

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