Final Fantasy Series News


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.


""On PS3, simply downloading the demo will net you the 'Utsusemi Garb' DLC for free in the full ..."

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Final Fantasy 6 arrives on Android

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2014 5:00pm PST

The 1994 classic, Final Fantasy VI, has released on Android devices with many of the restorations and upgrades found in the 2007 Game Boy Advance revival.


"I played it for about 10-12 hours last year. I really like what I saw but lost interest and ..."

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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.


Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD outsourced

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 6:00am PST

The upcoming Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster was handled by Virtuos, a game asset outsourcing company.


"I thought most HD remakes were outsourced to studios that specialize in that."

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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...


"Whenever people say "I want a fully voiced Zelda, why does it still have text" I cringe because ..."

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster PS3 Collector's Edition revealed

By Steve Watts, Dec 16, 2013 10:15am PST

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster is getting a PS3 Collector's Edition for $79.99, which includes a hardcover art book, a lengthy soundtrack disc, and five lithographs.


"All PSN games NEED to be able to play on the Vita. This needs to change (unless it already is) ..."

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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.


"Does anyone know if the CE comes with the Cloud Strife DLC? It's in the Screenshots on the ..."

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Final Fantasy 8 now available on PC (again)

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2013 10:15am PST

Final Fantasy VIII is now available on PC for $11.99. It features a "Magic Booster" to give you an immediate stock of spells, and the Chocobo World mini-game missing from the initial western release.


"I played 8 before 7 and it was basically the game that made me a nerd. Will be buying. "

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Final Fantasy 14 launching on PlayStation 4 in April

By Steve Watts, Dec 03, 2013 8:00am PST

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will launch for the PlayStation 4 in April 2014, following a beta period to start the same day as the PS4's Japanese launch: February 22.


"Yeah, Shield is only local network at the moment, but they're testing streaming from remote ..."

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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.


"Since the BD is region free, is there an international release of the first 2 games with ..."

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster coming to PS3 on March 18

By Steve Watts, Nov 18, 2013 9:00am PST

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster will hit the PlayStation 3 on March 18 for $39.99, Square Enix has announced.


"This, if you can get past the J-popness of it, it is a really fun game. "

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Final Fantasy X-2 HD to have International release content

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2013 1:30pm PST

Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster will have all of the International release content, including an extra mission, two more dresspheres, and the Creature Creator.


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.


Fabula Nova Crystallis & a decade of Final Fantasy XIII: an interview with producer Yoshinori Kitase

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 10:00am PDT

"In the mythos, there are various gods and settings that are within that storyline. But in terms of the XIII series that pertains to Lightning, that world will definitely come to an end. But the overall Fabula Nova Crystallis, they are the backbone of games like Type-0 and F...


"Its been 10 years since we've been stuck with the lame world of XIII which they continuously ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 free world transfers coming this week, upcoming events outlined

By Steve Watts, Oct 14, 2013 11:35am PDT

Square has announced that Final Fantasy 14 will let you switch worlds for free for a week starting tomorrow, and outlined a few of its upcoming events.