Final Fantasy Series News


Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD trailer showcases improvements

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2014 10:45am PST

For discerning Final Fantasy fans eyeing up the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster pack, Square Enix has released a new trailer highlighting what's new and different in the pair of PS3 and Vita revamps. Having never played it myself, though, watching this makes me suspect the g...


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.


"FF 1 - VI on PC would be amazing, even if they just ported the ios games with gamepad support."

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Final Fantasy 7 remake would take longer than FF13 trilogy combined, says producer

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2014 11:45am PST

Final Fantasy 13 series producer Yoshinori Kitase says that a remake of Final Fantasy 7 would require a large time investment from the company, estimating that it would take longer than the ten years it took to make all three FF13 games.


"besides the final fantasy 13 trilogy sucked ass i got the first one as a gift skipped the ..."

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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.


"Yeah I really don't like the time mechanic either, I feel so rushed. I wish I could just freely ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 trailer shows PS4 features; beta plans detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2014 8:00am PST

With the PlayStation 4 release of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn now poking its head over the horizon, plodding steadily towards us and an April 14 launch, Square Enix is showing a little more. A new trailer gives a brief rundown on the port's features, which include Remo...


"Wish I could download the client now. It's gonna suck trying to do it on the 22nd."

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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.


"yeah, it doesn't feel "final fantasy" as a solo act...that's for damn sure. "

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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.


"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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