Despite Square Enix's strong showing at E3 of upcoming games like Tomb Raider
, Deus Ex: Human Revolution
and Hitman Absolution
, the company has said that its lack of upcoming Japanese titles is "humiliating".
Koji Taguchi, a senior executive officer at Square Enix Holdings, posted his dismay on Twitter, as translated by Andriasang
, noting his worry.
"Because we merged with Eidos and had games like Tomb Raider
, Deus Ex
, as a company we were able to keep face," he explained.
"But the decline in Japanese titles was almost humiliating. This has been a week where I worried daily about how we can fix this." The company did, however, have a number of Japanese titles on display, including Final Fantasy XIII-2
Last month saw Square Enix announce
a huge loss for the last fiscal year, with the company stating that poor video game sales and a costly delay in billing for key subscription-based MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV Online
were to blame.
There was cause for celebration, however, as the entire Final Fantasy
game series surpassed 100 million units shipped