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Are they considering merging with anybody in particular or do they just want to merge?
I think they are just stating they are considering the possibility. We don't know if they have anyone in particular yet.
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I hope they are not gonna consider merging with EA, if they do, I will cry.
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I hope they are not gonna consider merging with EA, if they do, I will cry.
doubt it
SquareEnix is smart enough not to fall for EA
Anyways, EA has enough on its plate. Its got tons of devs and companies under it. I doubt it needs any more.
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ok, so how many is this now...
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Hmmmm I hope this doesn't happen... I just.. I just miss squaresoft
same.

FF went down hill after the merge.
admittedly the hill was only elevated a foot or so, nothing compared to the half mile dive of what EA has force onto a few places but...
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no - FFX was the first square enix title
FFIX was the last square soft title. The reason why playonline never took off is because they merged. Incase no one knows, playonline was originally going to be a major online community where easter eggs and in-game secrets were to be discussed, ect. (Think GameFAQS) but once they merged, playonline got killed off and made into FFXI's program.
This is wrong, Square and Enix merged in 2003 while Final Fantasy X was released in 2001. Even Final Fantasy XI was released as a Square title during it's first release in Japan in 2002.

And I would compare the original plans for PlayOnline to be more like Xbox Live or the Playstation Network than Gamefaqs. There were plans to have a instant messenger, chatroom, download music, read manga, receive news, browse the internet and most importantly game online. It was to be more than just a gaming related service, primarily for those in Japan to adapt to the internet.

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doubt it
SquareEnix is smart enough not to fall for EA
Anyways, EA has enough on its plate. Its got tons of devs and companies under it. I doubt it needs any more.
Square and EA did team up before Enix acquired Square and became Square-Enix. If you look at Square games from 1998 to 2003, you'll notice that it was published by Square Electronic Arts. And in Japan, EA games were published as Electronic Arts Square. As the result of this more RPG games were released in the states than there would've been, but EA couldn't really break into the Japanese market.
    
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If EA buys Take-two, I will kill myself. Literally.

I have no reason to live if GTA gets polluted with EA's bull****.
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All this EA drama just because of stupid Madden game o.O Last i checked was EA made soem pretty good games including C&C3 and upcoming RA3.

Isn't orange box theres aswell ? :/ At least i've seen there logo there or it was just me
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no - FFX was the first square enix title
FFIX was the last square soft title. The reason why playonline never took off is because they merged. Incase no one knows, playonline was originally going to be a major online community where easter eggs and in-game secrets were to be discussed, ect. (Think GameFAQS) but once they merged, playonline got killed off and made into FFXI's program.
I believe star ocean for the ps2 was the first square enix title.
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All this EA drama just because of stupid Madden game o.O Last i checked was EA made soem pretty good games including C&C3 and upcoming RA3.

Isn't orange box theres aswell ? :/ At least i've seen there logo there or it was just me
you've never played cnc3 online then.

the game play is awesome its' really fun.

ohh and you get dropped from the lobby every 5 minutes.
or you loose a connection to it and can't join any games and trying to forcve quit out of it locks the screen(including under emulation in WINE, though fortunately if you play windowed in WINE just the window freezes) so you end up waiting around 5 minutes for the system to come back.
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