EGX 2016 is one of the UKs biggest gaming shows and Square Enix will be heading to Birmingham with a superb collection of games in tow.

The headline act is quite obviously Final Fantasy XV and the chance to go hands on with it will surely be too good to turn down, but Square will also be giving attendees the chance to check out HITMAN, Rise of the Tomb Raider and a few other Playstation exclusives.

Full details are as follows and if they float your boat, make sure you check out the Square Enix booth at the show:


Platform: PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® Vita

Developer: Square Enix

Available: October 14, 2016

DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS provides players the ability to build a variety of unique tools from materials you gather, and rebuild towns and cities to restore life to the shattered world of Alefgard. Players will battle with famous monsters from the DRAGON QUEST® series and interact with gorgeously designed 3D characters. The immersive DRAGON QUEST story and world to explore, combined with the freedom of sandbox gameplay, provides a new and exciting, family-friendly experience, with an intuitive control system, will have you building the towers and castles of your dreams in no time.


Platform: PlayStation® 4

Developer: Square Enix

Available: 2017

FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE improves upon the 2006 classic FINAL FANTASY XII, now more beautiful and easier to play than ever. The HD remaster introduces several modern advancements, including reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system. With newly implemented trophies and share functions, as well as stark visual and sound improvements, players both returning and new to the game will experience a grand adventure that spans the world of Ivalice in an entirely new and improved way.


Platform: PlayStation® 4, Xbox One

Developer: Square Enix

Available: November 29, 2016The latest instalment in the classic series, FINAL FANTASY XV is set in an enthralling world where fantasy meets reality. Players will embark on an adventure like no other. Join Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades on an epic journey of brotherhood, love and despair as they unravel Noctis’s destiny and take up arms against the warmongering empire, Niflheim. With a captivating cast of characters, breath-taking visuals, open world exploration and thrilling action-packed real time combat, FINAL FANTASY XV is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for both newcomers to the series and series fans alike.


Platform: PlayStation® 4, Xbox One, Windows PC

Developer: Io-Interactive (a Square Enix studio)

Available: Now, New episodes releasing throughout 2016

The creative stealth-action game HITMAN™ sees players perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the world, from the highly fashionable Paris and sunny coast of Italy to the dust and hustle of the markets in Marrakesh in this creative stealth action game. Gameplay focuses on taking out targets in huge and intricate sandbox levels with complete freedom of approach. Where to go, when to strike and who to kill – it is all up to you. For the first time, HITMAN™ leads with a digital release inviting players into a world of assassination.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

Platform: PlayStation® 4

Developer: Square Enix and Disney

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a compilation that brings the popular KINGDOM HEARTS Dream Drop Distance to the PlayStation®4 system platform remastered in high definition. The newly improved title features brand new content with KINGDOM HEARTS 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –, a new playable episodethat links to the overall universe of Kingdom Hearts and the story of KINGDOM HEARTS III, taking place after the storyline of KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep played from the perspective of Aqua.The title also includes KINGDOM HEARTS χ [chi] Back Cover , a new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers and connects to the earliest parts of the series’ history.

RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER: 20 Year Celebration

Platform: PlayStation® 4, Xbox One, Windows PC

Developer: Crystal Dynamics (a Square Enix Studio), Nixxes Software

Available: October 11, 2016

Crystal Dynamics® and Square Enix continue to celebrate 20 years of Lara Croft, the gaming world’s iconic heroine, with Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration. This new version will include the award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider game; a completely new story chapter entitled “Blood Ties”, new co-op Endurance gameplay, PlayStation VR support for “Blood Ties”, all of the previously released DLC, more outfits, weapons, and Expedition Cards. With the exception of VR support, all of the new content in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration will also be available for Xbox One and PC players. Current Season Pass owners on Xbox One and PC will automatically receive the content for free, and moving forward the existing Season Pass will be updated to include the new content. There is no Season Pass on PlayStation 4, as all of the content is included in the initial release.


Platform: PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® Vita

Developer: Square Enix

Available: October 28, 2016

Embark on an adventure unlike any before to an all new WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY. With charming, stylised visuals for both the young and the young at heart, players will collect, raise, and battle iconic monsters by stacking them to form adorable yet strategic monster towers. The memorable legends of FINAL FANTASY come to life in this imaginative, colourful world as an epic story fit for the smallest of heroes unfolds.


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