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Final Fantasy XI getting new late-game content Monday

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Square Enix announced an update to Final Fantasy XI's "Seekers of Adoulin" expansion, to add more late-game content. It's coming next Monday.


"Pretty sure it wasn't popular in Japan. Then again, this is the country where I'm told ..."

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Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD coming in 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Square Enix may be making a sequel to a subsequel of a sequel, but there's still not enough Final Fantasy in this world. To help address this crippling deficit, it's working on "remastered" versions of PlayStation 2 FF games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, for release...


"It would be neat if there was someway to incorporate old saves. Too bad it's most likely ..."

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Final Fantasy X HD adds X-2 on PS3

By Steve Watts, Mar 20, 2013 6:45am PDT

Final Fantasy X's HD remastering will include X-2 on PlayStation 3. It will be based on the International Version, giving access to extra features previously unreleased in the US.


"the story and content was meh but the actualy gameplay mechanics is what made it fun. Active ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn benchmark released

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST

Square Enix has released a benchmark test for Final Fantasy XIV so you can gauge whether your PC will be able to handle the workload.


"7565 with Geforce GTX 690, and all options maxed out. However, given there was no SLI profile, ..."

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Final Fantasy X HD video shows off Vita's remastered graphics

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 11:30am PST

Remember the Final Fantasy X HD remake? Square Enix has finally shown off footage from the game, running on a Vita.


"I'd love to see some kind of savegame import for this kind of release. Even in terms of a ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 beta starts February 25

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 12:15pm PST

The Final Fantasy XIV beta will begin on February 25. Producer Naoki Yoshida detailed some of the features that await testers of phase 1, which is set to last 2-4 weeks.


"This is Phase 1. There are 3 phases of CBT and then 1 phase of OBT. Beta Phase 1 (PC): ..."

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PlayStation Network sale gives half-off Final Fantasy, Namco Bandai games

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2013 1:40pm PST

Final Fantasy games are getting a 50% sale for the next two weeks, and Namco Bandai is holding a similar sale for four weeks.


"hmmm namco bandai DLC sale. does this include the Dark Souls DLC? "

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII preview: time for change

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2013 10:00am PST

By moving to a new "Amazing ATB" battle system, Lightning Returns may represent the boldest change for a mainline Final Fantasy game ever.


"Didn't like either 13 or 13-2, why must they make a trilogy of the one final fantasy world I ..."

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Why Lightning Returns isn't called 'Final Fantasy XIII-3'

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST

While the upcoming Lightning Returns is effectively "Final Fantasy XIII-3," there are many reasons why Square Enix opted to avoid that title. Yoshinori Kitase, producer of the franchise, told us that one of the reasons for the unconventional title is to bolster sales numbers...


""Our game sucks, but we might be able to sell it if we don't call it what it is." Oh-kay."

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Final Fantasy 14 beta signups begin, aiming for late March launch

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2013 10:15am PST

A beta roadmap for Final Fantasy XIV shows the game's earliest betas beginning in February, and the beta coming to the US in late March at the earliest.


"Thats the NA link for people in the USA not the EU. The beta sign up seems to be a mess if i ..."

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Final Fantasy XI 'Seekers of Adoulin' coming March 26

By Steve Watts, Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST

Final Fantasy XI is getting a new expansion on March 26, which adds two new jobs, new contracts, player-built outposts, and more.


Final Fantasy 4 hits iOS devices

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 3:30pm PST

Final Fantasy 4 has been ported to iPhone, including the improvements made to the DS remake and a few new bells and whistles.


"And... this is their first universal app. I'm happy to have been wrong! "

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Lightning Returns debut trailer reveals final part of Final Fantasy 13

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 20, 2012 8:30am PST

Square Enix has dropped the first trailer for its final, final, final chapter of Final Fantasy... XIII. The peek at Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII reveals Lightning will be bouncing around a very European city in some outlandish garb. If you didn't know better, you mi...


"The video has been removed... scrubbed from the existance of the interwebs....."

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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy heads to iOS as free app

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2012 12:15pm PST

The adorable Final Fantasy music game that debuted on 3DS earlier this year is hitting yet another touch platform: iOS.


"Actually, you would have to spend ~$100 in DOC to match the content offered on the 3DS. We got ..."

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Final Fantasy goes free-to-play with Airborne Brigade

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST

Final Fantasy is finally going free-to-play. Final Fantasy: Airborne Brigade is Square Enix's first English-language F2P social game based on the iconic JRPG franchise.