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E3: Hands-on with Final Fantasy XIII-2

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Square Enix is taking us back to the world of Final Fantasy XIII. Lightning is back rocking a new outfit and, well, that's all we really know of the story so far. Something bad is happening. Probably.

Story aside, Final Fantasy XIII-2 features a some new heroes and a number of new gameplay features when it comes to the combat mechanic. One of the new features will make you think of Pokemon, in fact.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 [Previewed])
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
To be released: 2011

The demo Square Enix set us up on started near the beginning of your adventure in Final Fantasy XIII-2. Lightning from the last game is narrating all cryptic-like and talks about her sister, Serah, who comes hurling out of a teleporter just as Lightning finishes up her speech. Along with Serah is another new comer by the name of Noel and a Moogle nicknamed Mog.

The trio have arrived in Cocoon, an area that was actually referred to XIII. You can expect to explore a number of locations that were referenced or have direct connection to the last game. The trio don't ha