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Late last month, Balan Wonderworld director Yuji Naka revealed that he filed a lawsuit against Square Enix related to the game. It was also revealed that he was actually removed from his role. An actual verdict surrounding the lawsuit wasn’t revealed, but we have more information about the situation here.

Square Enix reported its financial results today, and one investor did attempt to get an answer from the company about the lawsuit. Unfortunately, a direct response wasn’t provided. Square Enix instead noted that Balan Wonderworld “is a game that we recommend with confidence.”

kingdom hearts switch update

All of the Kingdom Hearts cloud games on Switch received a new update today. As of now, players can access version 1.0.3.

Each title lets players to check on server congestion. This is displayed on the portal screen, essentially informing users about how busy the servers are. With high congestion, they’re more likely to encounter issues like lag.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story physical

Unsurprisingly, The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story is digital-only in North America and Europe. In Japan, however, Square Enix intends to make a physical version available. And fans in the west will be happy to hear that English support is included.

The physical version of The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story can be played on any Switch system regardless of region. Other than English, it also supports Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

live a live development length

In a recent interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu, original Live A Live director Takashi Tokita spoke about how the team made the upcoming Switch release a reality.

In addition to explaining how the remake ended up in HD-2D, Tokita spoke about the game’s short development cycle, which began at the beginning of 2019 and continued through the pandemic.

Our translation of his full comments can be found below.

Actraiser Renaissance update 1.1.0

Square Enix has just started distribution of a new 1.1.0 update for Actraiser Renaissance. It includes adjustments, the ability to skip previously completed settlement siege battles after beating the game, and more.

The full patch notes for the Actraiser Renaissance version 1.1.0 update are as follows:

square enix golden week sale 2022 switch eshop

Square Enix has kicked off a 2022 Golden Week sale on the Switch eShop with some big discounts – fans can save up to 70 percent. Games like Actraiser Renaissance, Dungeon Encounters, Lost Sphear, and Oninaki are at their lowest prices ever.

The full lineup of deals is as follows:

Square Enix has prepared a new trailer for The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story that highlights the story and gameplay. This comes ahead of the title’s debut next month.

Here’s a bit of information about the game:

balan wonderworld lawsuit squrae enix yuji naka

Director Yuji Naka filed a lawsuit against Square Enix over Balan Wonderworld, the developer revealed on Twitter today.

It turns out that Naka was removed from the project twice. Six months before the game launched, a trade order was issued to have him be pulled as director, which prompted the lawsuit. The trial has now ended, though we don’t have specifics about the verdict. However, we at least know that the trade order is no longer in effect.

Chocobo GP update 1.0.5

Square Enix has issued a new version 1.0.5 update for Chocobo GP. It’s all about fixes, including a couple of improvements for matchmaking.

The full patch notes are as follows:

Dragon Quest X Offline Magic Labyrinths

Square Enix continues its rollout of news updates for Dragon Quest X Offline, this time covering the Magic Labyrinths. We have a bunch of new details and screenshots regarding that feature.

Here’s the full rundown, courtesy of Gematsu:

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