Square Enix has their yearly media event in Japan this past weekend, and news on upcoming titles is plentiful. Final Fantasy XII has finally been given a release date...in Japan. The Japanese launch is set for March 16, 2006. Aside from knowing the Japanese release date, details on the theme song for the highly anticipated title were also available. Aside from the heavyweight, information on Square Enix's Mobile games had some time in the sun, FFVII: Dirge of Cerberus had some new info revealed, and Fantasy Earth (Square's next MMO) was shown off but was unplayable. FFXI, their current MMOG, got the business end of a Q&A about upcoming plans, while movie fans will be happy to hear that FFVII: Advent Children is set to premiere in Japanese theaters in September. Finally, the rumour from the event that has everyone excited is the possibility that the Final Fantasy VII tech demo is more than a demo. The beautiful movie, shown originally at E3 this year, was shown again at the event and has prompted commentators to wonder if this is the first glimpse of the much rumoured remake of the classic console RPG.
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