If you are just getting over the Gamescon 2017 news, then now is a good time to start talking about PAX West 2017. The gaming festival, organized by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik of Penny Arcade, will be at the Washington State Convention Center, September 1-4. It’ll be quite the event.

Square Enix has already announced their lineup of games, demos and panels for the event. Here is what you can look forward to if you’re going to be at PAX.

Demos

At the Square Enix booth (#2141), attendees will be able to play demos of the remastered Secret of Mana and the mobile game Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, and Lost Sphear will also be playable.

Related: Square Enix Announces New JRPG Lost Sphear

In addition to having Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition on hand, there will be other mobile games available to play including Flame vs Blaze, King’s Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon, and Mobius Final Fantasy.

At the Razer booth (#2343) attendees will be able to play the Windows version of Final Fantasy XV.

Related: Life is Strange: Before the Storm Will Feature Music from British Indie Folk Band, Daughter

Over at the Square Enix Products booth (#SKY3) there will be exclusive Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary items for sale. There will also be Final Fantasy Trading Card Game events and demos.

Panels

Square Enix development teams will also be at PAX West 2017 and will be participating in a variety of panels. Here’s the lineup:

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – A New Series Has Begun

  • Friday, September 1 – 1:00pm at the Hydra Theater
  • Developers from Deck Nine Games will be talking about the first episode of the new Life is Strange game. They will present news details about the game and give some insights into the game’s development. At the end, there will be a Q&A session.

Mobius Final Fantasy:  1-Year Anniversary Panel

  • Friday, September 1 – 5:00pm-6:00pm at the Hippogriff Theater
  • Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase will discuss future updates and how this game was developed for mobile devices.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Launch Party with What’s Good Games

  • Friday, September 1 – 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Unicorn
  • The crew from What’s Good Games and the developers from Deck Nine Games will celebrate the launch of the first episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm. There will be games and prizes, including Square Enix items and custom items from What’s Good Games.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood – Tales of Localization and Lore

  • Saturday September 2 – 1:00pm-2:00pm at the Hydra Theater
  • English Localization lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox will discuss the lore and localization for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. There will also be a Q&A session.  
Lineup Recap

Here’s a quick recap of what Square Enix games to expectation PAX 2017.

Games

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: January 30, 2018

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, PC and Mac
  • Release Date: Available Now

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: Autumn 2017

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

  • Platform: Xbox One, PLaySTation4, and Windows
  • Release Date: Episode 1, August 31, 2017

Lost Sphear

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Nintendo switch and Windows
  • Release Date: January 23, 2018

Secret of Mana

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
  • Release Date: February 15, 2018
Mobile Games

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition

  • System: iOS, Android and Windows 10
  • Release Date: Autumn 2017

Flame vs Blaze

  • System: iOS and Android
  • Release Date: 2017

King’s Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon

  • System: iOS and Android
  • Release Date: 2017

Mobius Final Fantasy

  • System: iOS, Android and Windows
  • Release Date: Available now
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