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th September 2012) –
Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE
ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other
PAL territories, today announced the availability of
, a free-to-play card battle game.
GUARDIAN CROSS pits monsters against players who take on
the role of “Guardians” that capture, raise and control
over 120 beasts. The game’s coliseum system allows players to
challenge their captured beasts against others around the
Hiroyuki Ito, the creator of the FINAL FANTASY® ATB system,
is the lead concept planner for
GUARDIAN CROSS. Composer Naoshi Mizuta and character
designer Akira Oguro round out the all-star development team.
For a limited time, players can receive rare limited edition
cards including moogles, mandragoras, Ifrit and other classic
FINAL FANTASY XI and
FINAL FANTASY XIV by inviting friends to play
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business
unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE
ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content
in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix
Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading
development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal
Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group
boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including:
FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide,
DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide
and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units
worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd.
is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at
© 2012 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
GUARDIAN CROSS, the GUARDIAN CROSS logo, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS,
DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, IO INTERACTIVE, SPACE INVADERS,
SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are
registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England &
Wales under the number 01804186 whose registered office is situated
at Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, London, SW19 3RU,