Rumor: Square-Enix To Reveal Three New Titles At E3
Remember last year when Square-Enix turned the video game world on its head by announcing Final Fantasy XIII for the Xbox 360 at E3? Well, they probably can't top that this year, but word is that they still might turn some heads at E3 2009...
According to Aussie site GamePlayer, the press can expect Square-Enix to reveal "no less than three big surprise games which are currently unannounced - at least two of which are mutli-format." The latter part of that bit of news isn't exactly surprising, but the first part takes us a bit by surprise: three unannounced projects? What might they be? We know a lot of you have been waiting to hear about another Kingdom Hearts and while there's no concrete evidence for it, we still hold out hope. But what are the other possibilities? What are the other franchises in Square-Enix's arsenal? Could it be another iteration in the Final Fantasy series of some sort? We don't really need another one; we just want FFXIII and perhaps more news on Final Fantasy Versus XIII, but we wouldn't mind to see something like Vagrant Story 2... Yeeeeaaaah, baby! How about that? Then there's the archaic rumor of another installment in the Chrono franchise - you may recall that talk from several years back concerning a title called "Chrono Break" - and we would most definitely welcome such a project. As for more handheld titles, we're really not interested (as fantastic as Crisis Core); we're most interested in next-gen games for the next-gen consoles. ...and the Wii don't count.
So let the grand debate begin. You have about a week before E3 arrives and until then, let's see what ideas you can come up with.
5/25/2009 Ben Dutka