Pre-E3: Square Enix Announces E3 Line-Up
04.24.06 - 4:32 PM

Square Enix today announced its line-up for next month's Electronic Entertainment Expo 2006. The company will show off games for PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, DS, GameBoy Advance, PC and mobile platforms at its booth. Apart from Final Fantasy XI: Treasures of Aht Urhgan, no next-generation game appears on the list. Should Square Enix choose to address Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for PlayStation Portable, the new Final Fantasy game for PlayStation 3, the recently announced MMORPG for PlayStation 3 and PC platforms, and Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles for Revolution, then those games will be part of the company's pre-E3 press briefing. This event will be held on May 8th.

Below you will find a complete list of what games have been confirmed to appear at the company's booth (and their projected American release dates):

Dawn of Mana (Seiken Densetsu IV), PlayStation 2, TBA
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, PlayStation 2, Summer 2006 (playable)
Final Fantasy XII, PlayStation 2, Fall 2006 (playable)
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria, PlayStation 2, Fall 2006 (playable)
Valkyrie Profile Lenneth, PlayStation Portable, TBA 2006 (playable)
Final Fantasy XI Treasures of Aht Urhgan, PlayStation 2/PC/Xbox 360, Currently Available (playable)
Final Fantasy V Advance and Final Fantasy VI Advance, GameBoy Advance, TBA 2006
Children of Mana (Seiken Densetsu DS: Children of Mana), DS, TBA 2006 (playable)
Final Fantasy III, DS, TBA 2006 (playable)
Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII, cellphones, TBA (playable)
Final Fantasy I, cellphones, TBA (playable)

This year's edition of E3 will run from May 10th to 12th. As always, RPGFan will be at hand to bring you detailed coverage of gaming's biggest event.


Chris Winkler

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