Secret of Mana remake playable at PAX West 2017 - Gematsu
Secret of Mana remake playable at PAX West 2017
posted on 08.28.17 at 12:39 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Square Enix announces its full lineup for the Seattle expo.

Secret of Mana

The newly announced Secret of Mana remake will be playable at PAX West 2017 in Seattle, Washington from September 1 to 4, Square Enix announced.

Get Square Enix’s full schedule and list of playable titles at PAX West 2017 below.

■ Panels

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – A New Series Has Begun
Friday, September 1 from 1:00 p.m. at the Hydra Theater

Join the key developers from Deck Nine Games to celebrate the recent release of the first episode in a brand new series in the award winning video game franchise Life is Strange. The discussion will be kept spoiler free, but will consist of multiple, never heard before details of the game, including insight into what players can expect from the new series. The panel will include a lengthy Q&A session to gain further insight direct from the development team.

Mobius Final Fantasy 1-Year Anniversary Panel
Friday, September 1 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Hippogriff Theatre

Renowned Final Fantasy Producer Yoshinori Kitase will discuss future updates, as well as how the team developed the first Final Fantasy RPG experience custom-tailored for mobile.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Launch Party with What’s Good Games
Friday, September 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Unicorn (1118 E Pike St, Seattle)

Join the crew from What’s Good Games and developers from Deck Nine Games to celebrate the launch of the first episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm. Rock out with your favorite moments from the series, enjoy refreshments and a chance to win games, Square Enix prizes and custom What’s Good Games items. For additional information about the event visit What’s Good Games on Facebook.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood – Tales of Localization & Lore
Saturday, September 2 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hydra Theater

English Localization Lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox will discuss various topics on the lore and localization behind Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. He will also be answering various lore-related questions gathered from the official forum.

■ Playable Titles

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Square Enix/Team Ninja (Koei Tecmo)
  • ESRB: Not yet rated
  • Release: January 30, 2018

Developed in partnership with Team Ninja from Koei Tecmo, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT includes a roster of more than 20 beloved Final Fantasy characters and ten iconic battle arenas for players to join in 3 vs. 3 battle. There will also be two Dissidia Final Fantasy  NT tournaments throughout the weekend, where the victors will win an exclusive Battle Tours Champion T-Shirt. Find out more details here. Winners of each free play round will also receive an exclusive Warrior of Light Gil Coin while supplies last.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Mac
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Release: Available Now

Stormblood is the second expansion pack for Final Fantasy XIV Online, featuring a new level cap, new jobs (red mage and samurai), exploration of underwater environments, battle system updates, new dungeons and much more. Fans can also stop by the booth to receive a Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood-themed red mage hat, or team up in an attempt to defeat the powerful primal, Susano, for a chance to win an “I Beat Susano” T-Shirt.

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Release: Fall 2017

The Final Fantasy XV Universe continues to grow with the release of Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades. Players can create their own avatars and play with their friends to bring the Light back to the Kingdom of Lucis.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows PC
  • Developer: Deck Nine
  • ESRB: M for Mature
  • Available: August 31, 2017 for Episode 1

Life is Strange: Before the Storm features Chloe Price, a 16-year-old rebel who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel’s world is turned upside down by a family secret, their newfound alliance gives them the strength to overcome their demons.

Lost Sphear

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 system, Windows PC (Steam)
  • Developer: Tokyo RPG Factory
  • ESRB: Not yet rated
  • Available: January 23, 2018

The Lost Sphear adventure presents the journey of Kanata and his comrades, who set out to stop the world from being Lost forever by using the power of Memory. PAX attendees who have pre-ordered the game from the Square Enix Online Store can receive an exclusive Lost Sphear T-Shirt.

Secret of Mana

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows PC (Steam)
  • Developer: Square Enix / Q Studios
  • Release: February 15, 2018

Secret of Mana is a faithful remake of one of the greatest RPGs of all time, reborn for the first time with modern 3D graphics, voice over and updated gameplay. New and old fans alike will be able to experience the same magic and fantasy found in the original classic.

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition

  • Platform: iOS, Android, Windows 10
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Available: Fall 2017

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition features the main characters and story of the console version in an episodic format, with a completely redesigned art style and casual touch controls optimized for mobile gameplay. All ten episodes will be available when the game launches, with the first episode available to download for free.

Flame vs Blaze

  • Platform: iOS, Android
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Available: 2017

Flame vs Blaze is an original and competitive MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game) for mobile devices that allows players to engage in fast-paced and exciting single or multiplayer matches on the go. All fans who play the game will receive an exclusive Flame vs. Blaze shoulder bag.

King’s Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon

  • Platform: iOS, Android
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Available: 2017

King’s Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon is a nod to one of Square Enix’s earliest scrolling shooting games, King’s Knight. It features a completely new story and world, with multiplayer support for up to four players.

Mobius Final Fantasy

  • Platform: iOS, Android, Windows PC (Steam)
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Available: Now Available

The first ever console-quality Final Fantasy game specifically designed for mobile devices, Mobius Final Fantasy takes players on an RPG adventure filled with deep character customization, ongoing live events and HD graphics that push the boundaries of the mobile platform.

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