Final Fantasy 15 trailer further blends fantasy and the modern world

A new trailer for Final Fantasy XV was released today. It continues to appear unlike anything previous Final Fantasy stories have offered.

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There's still little information on what Final Fantasy XV's story is. Four friends will sure drive around in a car, that much is known. Today, Square Enix is shedding a little more light on the game's story and how the combat will look.

The new Final Fantasy will look to retain many of the combat elements of the previous games in the series, but the narrative will offer an interesting blend of modern world political upheaval with a decidedly fantasy aesthetic. It's a world that will bring together magic and monsters, while also introducing modern architecture, military militias, and sleek convertibles. If nothing else, the visual is intriguing. Even if it doesn't necessarily fall in line with Steve's view on what it was all leading to, it does accomplish one feat. It certainly does inspire awe.

You can catch a glimpse at the story in the trailer below.

If you want a refresher on the original Tokyo Game Show trailer, you can also watch that below with 100% more English dialogue.

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    December 20, 2014 12:30 PM

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      December 20, 2014 1:31 PM

      Looks cool! Good to see Kefka and the Emperor back in it. ;D

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      December 20, 2014 1:35 PM

      FF13 was such a disappointment that Square Enix has to try pretty hard to win me back

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        December 26, 2014 8:32 AM

        yup.. though i did actually manage to finished 13, I bought 13-2 and 3 when they were on sale and have been on the last boss of 2 for months now, and havent even started 3.. just not inspired to do so. The games are just.. meh.

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      December 20, 2014 1:36 PM

      It, IMO, went from moments of "Awesome!" to *cringe* and back.

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        December 20, 2014 1:46 PM

        The voice acting, the hair....

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          December 20, 2014 1:53 PM

          Yuuup. Also, who names a city/country "Insomnia"?

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            December 20, 2014 2:17 PM

            It's the city that never sleeps!

            Eh? Eh?

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              December 20, 2014 2:33 PM

              It just bugs me irrationally. It's like they just threw a dart at some pages of a dictionary and were like "Well, that works."

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          December 20, 2014 3:06 PM

          I laughed incredulously at the deep voiced British guy. I know it's not out yet and only a trailer so voices could change but, seriously?

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        December 20, 2014 2:07 PM

        ^ This, right here.

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        December 20, 2014 2:26 PM

        I feel the same way

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        December 26, 2014 8:34 AM

        The voices got me.. why can't they get good voice actors for a high profile title like this? Or AT LEAST let us use Japanese /w subs.

        Kojima does it..

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      December 20, 2014 1:36 PM

      That...that almost looks interesting, but damn that's some horrible voice acting.

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      December 20, 2014 1:40 PM

      I really, really want to get excited about this but I don't know man.

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      December 20, 2014 1:44 PM

      Well, it looks awesome. Wonder if it will be fun???

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        December 20, 2014 2:08 PM

        Fun starts on disc 2 after the mandatory 27 hour opening/tutorial part.

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      December 20, 2014 2:46 PM

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      December 22, 2014 6:06 AM

      Looks weird, but at least it different. Ill go with that.

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      December 22, 2014 8:57 AM

      Its probably because I'm getting old, but this just doesn't excite me like Final Fantasy used to. Looks like they're sticking to the same combat model used in the new Type-0 HD. Just feels like it's all too much twitch reaction time based. Again, I'm getting old so that's my problem.

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      December 26, 2014 8:35 AM

      So basically, instead of going from point a to b by foot the entire game we now do the same in a car?

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