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-- 14 May 2022
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Could PlayStation Buy Konami, Nintendo Next Console, Square Enix Financial Report | Gaming News





Square Enix Financial Report

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 14 May 2022. Square Enix released their financial report for the last tax year and it has been shown that Final Fantasy XIV's launch of the Endwalker expansion has helped Square Enix to gain some decent profits in the last tax year. There's been a lot of news about Square Enix lately because of the sale of their western studios, but they're intending to make new studios to focus on the IPs that they have left. Hopefully, things can improve at Square Enix. I am unsettled by all the news about investment in Blockchain and NFTs. In my opinion, they might as well withdraw the money from the bank and put it on a bonfire.

Nintendo Next Console

And the next bit of news for today is according to an article on Video Game Chronicle, the Nintendo President is focusing on the next console after the Nintendo Switch because the Nintendo Switch right now has actually outsold the PlayStation 4 in terms of game sales. And they want to make sure that people don't grow too attached to the Nintendo Switch and that they have more plans in the future for future game console releases. As soon as we get more details about it, I'll be sure to report it on the Gaming News.

Could PlayStation Buy Konami

As soon as we get more details about it, I'll be sure to report it on the Gaming News. And the last bit of news for today is the question has come up, could PlayStation be buying Konami? That is after leaks of Silent Hill were DMCA striked by Konami. Konami themselves posting record profits higher than they've ever posted before, which seems unusual. And also ResetEra saying that Sony (PlayStation) and Konami or the Bloober team specifically have entered an agreement to help with the next Silent Hill game. With all of that combined and with the amount of Gaming News I've published, I wonder if PlayStation is actually planning to acquire Konami. There was also previously a rumor that PlayStation would acquire Konami and then gift Silent Hill to Hideo Kojima to direct the next Silent Hill game. With all of that combined, we will see. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much, as always, to all the new followers and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks, guys. Bye bye.

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I have played hundreds of games in my life and have experienced truly amazing games. As time has passed and games continue to evolve, I want to share my gaming adventures with the world so you can improve your gaming experience too.

There are several gaming franchises I love experiencing a lot such as Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, God of War, Uncharted, Yakuza, Assassin's Creed, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Xenoblade Chronicles and more.

In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

Towards the end of 1998 I played Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time. It was a revelation to me, given its combat, story telling, music and satisfying ending. It also gave a hint of what open world could look like given how “huge” Hyrule Field was, which was massive for the time. After nearly 25 years, Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time still sits at the top of my favourite games of all time list.

When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

As I have now played hundreds of games and my passion has evolved for the last 30 years, I see my love for gaming lasting until the day I die. Games have made me laugh, made me cry, and everything in between. The recent price increases have definitely dampened gaming for most gamers, but I am in a privileged position as an Independent Gaming Journalist to receive a lot of games for free from developers and publishers to review.

I hope I can always bring the highest quality Gaming News every day, in digestible 1 to 1.5 minute summaries, to share the passion I have always had for it.

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