Starting in the next three days is Anime Expo 2018. As per usual, Square Enix has announced its lineup of games and activities for the July 5th to July 8th event, consisting of Dragon Quest XI, Kingdom Hearts 3, Star Ocean: Anamnesis, Final Fantasy Trading Card Game, FFXV for PC and more.
Square Enix will be showcasing their latest video games and card game at AX 2018, whereupon attendees who visit the Square Enix’s booth — in the Entertainment Hall, LACC West Hall A — will have the chance to play demos and gain access to other goods, too.
Thanks to publication site gaming-age.com we learn the following games will be present at Square Enix’s booth at AX 2018:
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
- Platform: PS4, PC via STEAM
- Available: September 4th, 2018
“The highly anticipated latest entry to the beloved DRAGON QUEST video game franchise follows the adventure of a hero who must solve the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charming cast of supporting characters. DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age offers a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism— all brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.”
Final Fantasy Trading Card Game
- Genre/Type: Trading Card Game
- Available: Now
“The FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) is the result of a close collaboration between Hobby Japan and Square Enix. Designed by former trading card game champion Taro Kageyama, the game received high praise for its blend of strategy, luck and fast-paced gameplay making it very versatile and appealing to all kinds of audiences. The “Opus VI” series of cards will release July 13.”
Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition
- Platform: PC via Steam, Origin, Windows 10
- Available: Now
“FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION brings ultimate 4K quality to the acclaimed RPG along with add-on content and new features. Join Prince Noctis and his closest friends as they fight against the empire in an effort to reclaim their fallen kingdom. Players can now enjoy the FINAL FANTASY XV base game, all season pass content, all-new side quests and enemies, and more.”
Kingdom Hearts 3
- Platform: PS4 and Xbox One
- Available: January 29th, 2019
“In the upcoming action RPG, KINGDOM HEARTS III, players can join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Attendees will be able to experience a boss battle against the Rock Titan from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules and uncovering the Toy Box world from Toy Storyalongside Woody and Buzz.”
Star Ocean: Anamnesis
- Platform: Mobile (Android and iOS)
- Available: Somtime in July 2018
“STAR OCEAN: ANAMNESIS puts players in the captain’s chair as they lead a squad of heroes across the galaxy. They will have the freedom to build endless strategic and iconic teams with returning all-star characters from the STAR OCEAN series, choosing between attackers, sharpshooters, defenders, invokers and healers to assemble a powerful crew. Enhanced mobile-specific controls will have users experience fast-paced real-time combat with gorgeous 3D graphics. For the first time in the series, players will also be able to tackle missions together in a brand-new co-op multiplayer mode.”
Also, we learn that Takaaki Kai, the global producer of Star Ocean: Anamnesis, and Yuno Mizusawa, a model for men’s magazines and manga magazines, will make an appearance at AX 2018.