Final Fantasy Series News


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.


"Glad there are some positive reviews for this. I only got to play about 45 minutes yesterday but ..."

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 trailer celebrates Tidus and Yuna's romance

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2014 9:45am PST

A new Final Fantasy X/X-2 trailer focuses on Tidus and Yuna's romance, just in time for Valentine's Day.


"The square game making machine is a wreck. They have too many independent heads doing different ..."

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Final Fantasy 6 blitzes onto iOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2014 4:15pm PST

Three weeks after hitting Android, Square Enix has brought the classic Final Fantasy VI to iOS devices for $15.99. The game features restored graphics, refined touch controls, and iCloud saves to help carry your file across devices.


"Wow! Thanks for the heads up. I was considering purchasing this, but fuck that."

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Square Enix cites Final Fantasy 14 in profitable financial report

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2014 11:00am PST

Square Enix released its most recent earnings report today, and cited the relaunched Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn among its reasons for turning a profit.


"Good for them, they deserve it. I've never seen a company turn an MMO from such a giant pile of ..."

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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...


"I will literally pay to be able to turn the voice acting off. Like, give me an in-game purchase ..."

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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...


"What baffles me about this is that they clearly understand people like this look (which is, if I ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 birthing on PS4 on April 14

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 27, 2014 7:30am PST

Square Enix had said that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn would launch on PlayStation 4 in the month of April and gosh, it really meant it. Over the weekend, the publisher pinned its revamped MMORPG down to an April 14 launch. People who already own the MMORPG on PS3 will ...


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.


"Yeah this is a game that is destined for the bins. See ya there."

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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.


""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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