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10:00 AM on 02.20.2014

Final Fantasy VII and VIII Steam editions on sale

I know a lot of people have been itching to pick up Final Fantasy VII and VIII on Steam, and this might be the perfect opportunity to do so. GameStop.com is having a sale on both VII and VIII for $5.99, and both pur...

Chris Carter

12:00 PM on 02.19.2014

We could see more Final Fantasy games on PC in the future

In case you haven't noticed, not a whole lot of Final Fantasy games are on the PC at the moment, even in port form years later. But it seems as if Square Enix is coming around to the idea, and we may even see future Fina...

Chris Carter

10:15 AM on 02.19.2014

New features for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

A brand new trailer for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster goes over just how they've upgraded the PS2 JRPG classic. After tricking you with dorky 4:3 gameplay and mono sound, new visuals, new music, and new game content are sh...

Dale North

8:00 AM on 02.19.2014

Square Enix trademarks 'Shinra Company'

Dunnn...dun...dun... Everyone remembers the iconic Shinra theme from Final Fantasy VII. The shadowy, sleazy company is probably one of the most interesting parts of the game, and members of the organization even make their w...

Chris Carter

11:45 AM on 02.18.2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn now on Steam

MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is now available on Steam, ready for downloading for players in North America, Europe, and Japan.  To celebrate this occasion, both the Collector's and Standard Editions of the ga...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 02.17.2014

Final Fantasy VII remake 'would take a lot to happen'

I always feel the odd fan out for never having wanted a Final Fantasy VII remake. The technical hurdles alone were always obvious while other people listlessly dreamed up VII's world recreated in full 3D, which would dramatic...

Steven Hansen





8:30 PM on 02.15.2014

The 'extremely popular' Lightning may return (again)

Lightning Returns may cap the Lightning saga, but director Motomu Toriyama told Siliconera that this isn't the last we'll see of the "extremely popular character." "For Lightning, her story ends here in Lightning Returns: Fin...

Steven Hansen

3:00 PM on 02.14.2014

Final Fantasy XV 'far into development,' 'high priority'

Final Fantasy XV, first announced in 2006 as Final Fantasy XIII: Versus before re-branding last E3, is "quite far into development," series producer Yoshinori Kitase told VideoGamer. I bloody well hope so. It's been eight god...

Steven Hansen

1:45 PM on 02.14.2014

Neither Final Fantasy X-3 nor FFXII HD in development

One of the additions to Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD is a 30 minute audio episode wherein Tidus meets Auron's daughter. When asked if this could hint at another entry in the Final Fantasy X sub series, Square Enix's Shinji Hashimot...

Steven Hansen

9:00 AM on 02.13.2014

Square Enix details Final Fantasy XIV PS4 beta

As we already know, the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch on April 14, 2014. Phase 1 of the beta will start on February 22nd, and will run until March 3rd (characters will be wiped in this phase). A...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 02.12.2014

Win $1000, an Xbox, and more: Lightning Returns contest

DeviantArt is running a Lightning Returns contest encouraging users to put their own spin on Lightning with an original design. Entrants will be judged by Final Fantasy character designer Tetsuya Nomura himself and the three ...

Steven Hansen



Opinion: Lightning Returns is by far the best 'XIII' game photo
Opinion: Lightning Returns is by far the best 'XIII' game
by Chris Carter

I wasn't a fan of Final Fantasy XIII.

I felt like in many ways it was a step back for the franchise, and the cast wasn't nearly as charming as Square Enix thought it was. But with XIII-2, I partially warmed up to the series, as it slowly but surely injected that classic Final Fantasy charm of old. It embraced the silliness factor, had a less confusing (but ultimately still confusing) story, and crazy bits like Mog and Chocolina only added to its allure.

Somehow, Lightning Returns has dialed it up a bit, adding in insane elements like the Lady Gaga-esque Moogle suit, more Chocolina, and a story that actually makes sense. For that reason and many more, it's my favorite of the trio.

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3:15 PM on 02.11.2014

Final Fantasy composer joins SRPG Unsung Story

Unsung Story is the new turn-based strategy RPG from Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy Tactics, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy XII). Also signed on is artist Akihiko Yoshida (FFT, Vagrant Story, Bravely Default). One of the Ki...

Steven Hansen

4:15 PM on 02.10.2014

Final Fantasy X HD gets kissy-kissy for Valentine's Day

V-day? More like X-day. Hah. Final Fantasy X HD is out next month. This Valentine's Day video from Square celebrates one of the more romance heavy iterations in the series as Tidus and Yuna chew up screen time laughing into ...

Steven Hansen

9:01 AM on 02.06.2014

Final Fantasy VI now available on iOS

Just a heads up, everyone; Final Fantasy VI, which was recently ported to Android, is now available on iOS devices from the App Store for $15.99. The android version of Square Enix's RPG launched nearly a month ago,...

Harry Monogenis

3:00 AM on 02.06.2014

I want this Final Fantasy IV figure

I Kain-not wait for this Final Fantasy IV figure that Tomopop spotted. Kain has always been my favorite from IV and started my overall love affair with the series' dragoons. Kain has some gorgeous new color in this redesign b...

Steven Hansen