Quantcast
Rumor: GRIN's unreleased title a Final Fantasy game... what? - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Rumor: GRIN's unreleased title a Final Fantasy game... what?


9:40 PM on 08.19.2009
Rumor: GRIN's unreleased title a Final Fantasy game... what? photo



When the now-defunct developer GRIN closed its doors, the company's co-founders cited the cause of publishers that had "been delaying their payments, causing an unbearable cashflow situation." Additionally, the developer of games like Bionic Commando and Terminator Salvation had referenced an "unreleased masterpiece" it wasn't "allowed to finish."

Our sources had indicated to us last week that one of the publishers in question was, surprisingly, Square Enix. In fact, the publisher is said to have owed GRIN payments upwards of a few million dollars. The project? An action title based in the world of Final Fantasy -- more specifically, Final Fantasy XII. Hard to believe, right?

Now, a handful of resumes and portfolios have been dug up on the Internet that seem to confirm what we had heard, referencing and showing concept art from a canceled GRIN-developed project for Square Enix called "Fortress." superannuation, who unearthed the information, connected some dots -- "Fortress" appears to be a working title for the Final Fantasy game our sources had told us about. 

With GRIN out of the picture and Square Enix apparently unwilling (or unable) to continue funding such a project, we'll probably never know for sure. Unless someone wants to start talking; we're all ears






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Money

8:15 AM on 09.15.2014
It's official: Microsoft bought Mojang, creator of Minecraft

[Update: Microsoft's Phil Spencer and Notch have chimed in with their own statements. Spencer is obviously excited (and confirms that Minecon still exists), and Notch gives us a look at his mindset over the past few year...more



8:00 AM on 09.12.2014
PS4 sales still strong in August

PlayStation 4 sold the most among videogame consoles in August, according to the August NPD report, adding to the 10 million mark hit a month ago. For even more evidence of the console's large market share, Madden 15 on ...more



5:00 PM on 09.05.2014
That expensive, gold Monster Hunter statue? Doesn't have a lil dick!

Last month, we brought you an investigative, penetrative look at this $29,000 gold Monster Hunter statue. Particularly, "does it...does it have a lil dick?" we asked. It wasn't immediately clear. All the photos prov...more



View all Money






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more