Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

XB360, PS3 / RPG / Release: Feb 11, 2014 / ESRB: RP

Lightning Returns dresses itself up with DLC costumes

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 9:30am PST

Three more downloadable costumes are available for Lightning Returns today, just as the Japanese language pack goes from free to $3.99.

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Square Enix 'very interested' in putting Final Fantasy on PC

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2014 8:45am PST

Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase says the company is interested in putting its games on PC, but concedes that they don't have much experience in it.

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Lightning may cameo in future Final Fantasy games

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2014 8:00am PST

Lightning Returns definitively closes the book on the her story, but director Motomu Toriyama says she's so popular she may still cameo in future Final Fantasy games.

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Play Primer: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 9:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is out today. If you plan on going in to save some souls, here are a few things you might like to know before you start.

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII review: striking distance

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 6:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII finally closes out the trilogy that began four years ago--and in doing so finally realizes its potential.

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Tomb Raider costume coming to Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 8:30am PST

Never a company to miss an opportunity to cash in on its fans' loyalty and adoration, Square Enix has announced it's bringing a little of Tomb Raider into Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XII. When the game launches next Tuesday, they'll be able to grab a DLC that lets Light...

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Lighting Returns: FF13 trailer recaps trilogy with retro pixel art

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2014 9:45am PST

How long has Square Enix been working on the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy? Four years? Ten? Twenty? Perhaps Squeenix isn't sure itself, as a new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII recapping the subseries' story is rocking pixel art like it's 1994; is this what t...

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Weekend Confirmed 201 - Starbound, Rust, Lightning Returns

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 24, 2014 3:00pm PST

Jeff Cannata is preparing for his play's premiere on Friday night, so that leaves host Garnett Lee to lead Weekend Confirmed into Episode 201 with Shacknews' Ozzie Mejia playing the co-pilot role. They welcome in Sega Mobile's Ethan Einhorn and Area 5's (and former 1up Show ...

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Lightning Returns trailer dresses up the new combat system

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2014 10:30am PST

A new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII shows off the new combat system and how equipment impacts Lightning's abilities.

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Lighting Returns: FF13 demo out today for realises

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2014 7:45am PST

When a demo for the trilogy-capping RPG Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII unexpectedly popped up on Xbox 360 last week, Square Enix quickly pulled it it, citing a "technical glitch." Today, it's really coming realsies for keeps, arriving on both 360 and PlayStation 3.

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Lightning Returns demo pulled from Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Jan 15, 2014 10:35am PST

A demo for Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has Xbox Live for Gold members, letting you play with the battle system, costume customization, and "Outerworld" sharing features.

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer explains it all

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2013 9:15am PST

Ah, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, that's... the MMORPG, right? No, no, the sequel-sequel which became a sequel! Or... what is it, again? Handily, Square Enix has whipped together explaining the whole shebang, from its world and story to combat and questing. And choc...

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 Collector's Edition includes art book and pocketwatch

By Steve Watts, Dec 11, 2013 8:00am PST

Square Enix announced the Collector's Edition for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 today. It comes with special packaging, an art book, a pocketwatch, and Aerith costume DLC for $89.99.

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Lightning Returns is first Final Fantasy game with Japanese voice-overs in the US

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 21, 2013 10:15am PST

おはようございます!今日では、スクウェア·エニックスは、"LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII"がアメリカで史上初めて日本のVOを持つことになりました.

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Lighting Returns trailer highlights shopping and customization

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2013 12:00pm PST

The latest trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 shows off Lightning shopping at some boutiques and customizing her clothing colors.

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