Bravely Default

3DS / RPG / Release: Feb 7, 2014 / ESRB: T

Bravely Default getting lengthy demo in Japan

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2014 8:57am PDT

In Japan, Square Enix is releasing a Bravely Default demo that will let players run through the first four chapters for free, covering a huge chunk of the game.


Square Enix changing strategy, going 'back to roots' instead of chasing 'mass appeal'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 9:30am PDT

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently admitted that making games for a global audience actually does the opposite of what it was intended to do. "In the past, when we developed console games with a worldwide premise, we lost our focus, and not only did they end up be...


Bravely Default review: a whole new fantasy

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2014 3:15pm PST

Bravely Default pays homage to classic turn-based JRPG's, but its innovative approach to combat and wonderfully expansive Job system put it in a whole new class of its own.


Bravely Default story trailer evokes bygone Final Fantasy

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2014 3:00pm PST

A new story trailer for Bravely Default is a throwback to classic Final Fantasy games.


Weekend Confirmed 199 - Steam Machines, PlayStation Now

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2014 3:15pm PST

Weekend Confirmed is one step closer to a major milestone, having reached Episode 199! Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and "Indie" Jeff Mattas to talk about a whole lot of CES fallout, including Valve's reveal of Steam Machines and whethe...


Bravely Default toned down for western release

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2014 9:15am PST

Bravely Default has had a few changes made to its western release, if the European version is any indication. Among the changes are more modest costumes, toned down sexual innuendo, and the ages of the characters going from 15 to 18.


Bravely Default producer wants to release a game 'at least once a year'

By Steve Watts, Dec 24, 2013 8:00am PST

Bravely Default producer Tomoyo Asano says he'd like to "release a game for the Bravely series at least once a year."


Bravely Default 'side-story' demo coming January 2

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2013 8:40am PST

Bravely Default is getting a unique "side-story" demo on January 2, which will let you use StreetPass functions and import items into the main game.


Bravely Default sequel currently in development for 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2013 9:30am PST

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy isn't out on American shores just yet, but a sequel for the 3DS RPG is already in development, called Bravely Second.


Bravely Default coming on February 7

By Steve Watts, Nov 13, 2013 10:45am PST

Bravely Default is coming on February 7, 2014. That date will also see a Collector's Edition with an art book, AR cards, and soundtrack CD.


Bravely Default to be based on 'For the Sequel' enhanced version

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 3:10pm PDT

The North American release of the 3DS RPG Bravely Default will be based on the Japanese "For the Sequel" enhanced version, packing some improvements and the ability to choose between English and Japanese sound.


Bravely Default coming to North America in 2014

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2013 8:40am PDT

Nintendo announced today that it will be publishing Bravely Default in North America. The RPG from Square Enix will be coming in 2014.