Square Enix wants to ring the bell in 2021, and reasons are not lacking: this year the 25 years of Tomb Raider and a Project Athia that receives its final name is becoming more and more tangible: Forspoken. And if it was not enough, un nuevo Life is Strange appears while the previous ones dress up for the new generation.
Bigger announcements added to the arrival of imminent launches: Outriders Y Balan Wonderworld are just around the corner and the new stage of Marvel’s Avengers wants to turn the project around. Too many open fronts, of course, that Square Enix itself has channeled into a major digital event.
The Square Enix Presents has served as an exceptional setting to show the next projects of the house, the return of classics by the legendary TAITO and, incidentally, give its deserved weight to everything we can expect in a year in which -possibly- we do not miss time to play and share games.
An increasingly common format in which the main protagonists are games and which, despite the leaks, has given room for news, surprises and some very interesting advances.
For our part, In iGamesNews we have gathered everything shown and announced in one place. Including, of course, all the previews of what Square Enix has presented at its first digital event of 2021. Below: all Square Enix Presents games, trailers and announcements.
Countdown to Outriders, the new shooter from People Can Fly
Outriders arrives from the hand of the month of April and all Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be invited their RPG-Shooter proposal from day one. A game with the signature of People Can Fly whose spectacular cinematic, as you can see, seeks to win the eye of the player.
Here are six minutes of Outriders gameplay
Logically, the key to the success of Outriders will not be in their cinematics. Precisely for this reason, and to immerse ourselves in the gaming experience, Square Enix has offered a preview of more than six minutes in which it reviews everything we will need to know between now and launch. A perfect excuse to enter the game and start dealing hot shots.
25 years of Tomb Raider: many projects and zero excuses to get the trilogy
The celebration of 25 years of Tomb Raider It’s only just begun: In addition to the announced Netflix TV series and Lara Croft’s upcoming film adventure, Square Enix has announced new projects ranging from a cookbook to a one-off collaboration with Fornite.
Of course, the highlight of the event has been the confirmation of the arrival of Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy, the complete versions of the new trilogy gathered in the same pack at an irresistible price.
Así luce Just Cause Mobile
Square Enix has always bet heavily on mobile phones, and with its digital event it is clear that it will continue to do so: from the outset, Just Cause: Mobile has reappeared.
With an upcoming release – and no date – planned for iOS and Android, Just Cause: Mobile will bet on single player and multiplayer action through a free-to-play experience. For now, its kinematics are promising.
Project Hitman Sniper Assassins: mobile hitmen
Developed by Square Enix Montréal, the title presented as Project Hitman Sniper Assassins will extend the hitman and sniper proposal to iOS and Android. And although there is no final name, its launch is scheduled for this year.
Darius Cozmic Revelation, a must for fans of arcade shooters
The classic saga of martian killers Darius returns twice Darius Cozmic Revelation, a safe bet for side scrolling shooters that includes G-Darius HD Y DariusBurst Another Chronicle EX+. The best? It is played on Nintendo Switch PS4 and -logically- PS5 via backward compatibility.
TAITO presents a Space Invaders in Augmented Reality
There are classics for which the years do not pass, but that does not mean that there is no room for curious experiments: Square Enix Montréal and TAITO join forces to bring the legendary Space Invaders to augmented reality. The next Pokémon GO?
TOUHOU Spell Bubble receives news
The Puzzle Bobble and Touhou Project sagas are intermingled in the same puzzle and anime experience: TOUHOU Spell Bubble. A madness that brings together the best of both games and that expands upon receiving a second story arc.
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends llega a Steam
After passing through Nintendo Switch and PS4, the latest installment of TAITO’s always addictive and even more colorful Bubble Bobble sets its sights on PC: Bubble Bobble 4 Friends announces its arrival on Steam adapting to the game on desktops. And beware, it comes with the version of the classic.
Balan Wonderworld reminds us that March 26 is coming
The essence of classic 3D platformers and Yūji Naka’s ever-cheerful touch come together in Balan Wonderworld. A Square Enix bet for players of all ages whose launch is imminent: the platform
Marvel’s Avengers shows off its new argmental bow
Not only do Square Enix’s Avengers get new adventures, they’ll look better than ever: Taking advantage of the arrival of the Next Gen versions for Xbox Series X and PS5, Square Enix has unveiled the trailer for Operation: Future Imperfect. In both cases, the beginning of a new stage for the game.
Black Panther joins Square Enix’s Avengers
In addition to the new content, Square Enix has shown a sneak peek of the next Marvel hero to join Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther himself reappears with his own trailer. Good news that leaves us with another question: Spider-Man for when?
Life is Strange Remastered, the return of two exceptional graphic adventures
The saga Life is Strange is positioned on its own merits as the best in the new stage of graphic adventures. Stories in which humanity and the paranormal converge, and to which the passage of time and its remastering It suits them wonderfully.
This is True Colors, the new Life is Strange
There are no two without three, and that the third Life is Strange is the main dish of the Square Enix event makes clear the depth of the saga. Life is Strange True Colors continues in the wake of the two celebrated first installments, putting on the table new topics of conversation that will not leave us indifferent.
The best? Although we will continue to bet on the episodic format, all the chapters of Life is Strange True Colors will be available from launch day.
Project Athia gets its final name: Forspoken
Every major video game event saves a surprise for last, and Square Enix Presents is no exception: the actress herself. Ella Balinska presented the new trailer for the long-awaited Project athia, the highly anticipated title from Luminous Productions, to announce that he will take the title role and, incidentally, give the game a final name: Forspoken