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Final Fantasy XIII-2: news and videos


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Final Fantasy XIII-2 coming to Steam December 11

Continuing with its plans to release the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy on Steam, Square Enix has announced the Steam release date of Final Fantasy XIII-2, "with a host of new features and enhancements," as spotted by Eurogamer.  I k...   read

 
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The Final Fantasy XIII trilogy is headed to Steam

The official site gave it away, to some extent, but here we go: Final Fantasy XIII is coming to Steam on October 9, priced at $15.99, with XIII-2 and Lightning Returns arriving for PC by spring 2015. XIII already has a listing on Steam and ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 is finally done with DLC

Remember that feeling you had when you found Umaro and Gogo in Final Fantasy VI, or Vincent in Final Fantasy VII? That rush of discovery when you found secret optional characters in an RPG, possibly on your second or third playthrough? Squa...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 soundtrack goes trip-hop in DLC

The Final Fantasy XIII-2 soundtrack was easily my favorite of 2011. Featuring contributions by an extremely talented group of composers from Square Enix alongside an army of vocalists, the soundtrack was one of the best things about th...   read

 
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New Final Fantasy XIII-2 content adds story, bikinis

The "Sazh: Heads or Tails?" downloadable content for Final Fantasy XIII-2 is set to come out on February 28 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The DLC will go for 400MS Points/$4.99 and will see players taking control of Sazh from Final Fa...   read

 
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Contest: Win a copy of Final Fantasy XIII-2

Today is the dreaded love day (or Mass Effect 3 demo day, as put by Ali D). So My Valentines gift to you all is the chance to win one of three copies of Final Fantasy XIII-2 on either Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. It came out at the beginning ...   read

 
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The first DLC for Final Fantasy XIII-2 drops today

Final Fantasy XIII-2's first DLC is available today. This is a Coliseum battle where Lightning and her old chubby faced boss in the 'force' go up against FFXIII-2's main heroes. If you beat Lightning and Master Sergeant Amodar the...   read

 
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FFXIII-2 levels up, equips Facebook

In a bizarre twist of events, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is getting Facebook support. By inputting your social network credentials in the game's settings, you'll be able to update your friends on your party structure, story progress, and other us...   read

 
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Review: Final Fantasy XIII-2

Final Fantasy XIII was not a "4" for me, but I wouldn't have given it much more credit. The story was, at times, confusing and very hard to follow, the proper nouns it used made my ears hurt, and the summoned, transforming Eidolons wer...   read

 
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Exclusive: Meet Final Fantasy XIII-2's sound team

Dale summed up the Final Fantasy XIII-2 soundtrack pretty well with his simple and direct "WTF?!" This soundtrack is a total departure from anything we've known as Final Fantasy music, with styles including rap, hip-hop, jazz funk, metal, e...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2: International version's rapless rap

We kind of made a big deal about FINAL FANTASY XIII-2's soundtrack. Dale drew our attention to the weird rap talk featured in "Invisible Invader" which accompanies the Lake Bresha area as well as the crazy metal remix of the chocobo theme ...   read

 
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Look at all the cool sh*t to do in Final Fantasy XIII-2

Moogle tossing! Item collection! Sidequests! Puzzle solving! Quiz games! Gambling! Motherf*cking Chocobo Racing! If you see someone's total play time coming in at over 80 hours, now you'll know what they've been up to. Final Fantasy XIII-2...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 demo now available on PS3 & Xbox 360

Square Enix has just released a playable demo for Final Fantasy XIII-2 on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The demo takes place in Bresha Ruins and sees Noel and Serah going up against a giant boss known as Atlas. The demo also gives you th...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 sells over 500,000 in its first week

Half a million Final Fantasy fans can't be wrong. Or can they? I don't think they are with what I've played of Final Fantasy XIII-2 so far. But, some people are stuck in the past. They'll only be happy with a the old 16-bit structure, or an...   read

 
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Exclusive DLC for Xbox 360 Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Enix and Microsoft have announced DLC content that is exclusive to the Xbox 360 version of Final Fantasy XIII-2. It's a weapon for Serah only, and it's called "Azrael." Square Enix says that this weapon is named after an angel who re...   read

 
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See all the characters of Final Fantasy XIII-2

A new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 gives us a look at the cast (so far). There's the heroes, bad guys, and even a quick look at some of the returning stars of the past game. For the heroes, we've got Serah and her space-y nightclub dre...   read

 
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Tri-Ace worked on Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Enix never said anything about this! It seems that Tri-Ace staff were involved with the development of Final Fantasy XIII-2. Tri-Ace's Yuichiro Kitao sent out a tweet that said that you might even see him in the staff credi...   read

 
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Gotta catch 'em all in Final Fantasy XIII-2

This new video of Final Fantasy XIII-2 shows how you can recruit monsters to your party. Once you catch a few, you can then assign them to slots in your party and use them in battle. I tried this feature out in a preview and found that it ...   read

 
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WTF?! Final Fantasy XIII-2 OST: Bresha rap, Chocobo metal

The music in Final Fantasy XIII-2 is awesome, but not in the way that Final Fantasy XIII's score was. It's...different. Really different. Here are two examples that are sure to blow your mind. The Chocobo theme goes straight metal in "Craz...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2: What's new in a nutshell, screens

Why did I bother writing that huge preview of Final Fantasy XIII-2? This new video from Square Enix covers it all, really. It gets you up to speed on the new story, updates you on the new systems and additions, shows off the new monster bi...   read

 
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Latest Final Fantasy XIII-2 trailer gets environmental

... Haha, get it? Oh, of course not because I haven't explained it all yet: the trailer is titled "Environments." It's still not funny? Are you sure it won't sink in after a whi-- well that wasn't a very nice thing to call me.  B...   read

 
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Rumor: Sazh will only be DLC in Final Fantasy XIII-2

Poor Sazh. He got a raw deal from Square Enix. He got stuck a terrible name, some one-off Eddie Murphy mannerisms, and a battle stance so awkward that it was hard to look at. But he ended up being a pretty solid character anyway. It was lik...   read

 
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Chocolina, Final Fantasy XIII-2's hot cosplay shop owner

In our massive Final Fantasy XIII-2 preview I talked about the game's crazy Chocobo-obsessed merchant. Her name is Chocolina, and she is a total nut job. First off, she's wearing feathers over her arms and hands, and what looks to be a smal...   read

 
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Check out Final Fantasy XIII-2's battle system trailer

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 that shows off the game's enhanced battle system. It starts off in familiar territory, but toward the end you get a little tease of the game's new Cinematic Action sequences. ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 to have Ass Creed Rev DLC costume

Here's a strange cross-promotion for Square Enix and Ubisoft.  The costume worn by Assassin's Creed Revelations main character Ezio Auditore will be available as an optional outfit for Final Fantasy XII-2's Noel Kreiss via DL...   read

 
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Weird weapons, lilac hair, lady boys, it must be FFXIII-2

Is it a man? Is it a woman? Who the hell knows, it's Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshot time! More young girls and lady boys than you can handle. Unless you can handle five or more screenshots. One of them has lilac hair, which is a lovely col...   read

 
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Crazy: Final Fantasy XIII-2's Battle of Valhalla trailer

"Warrior Goddess, now we draw swords!" This new Final Fantasy XIII-2 trailer is but a mere taste of the awesome opening experience you can expect for early next year. I've seen it all, and it really got me pumped up for the rest of the gam...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 gets exclusive weapon at GameStop

Square Enix and GameStop have worked out an exclusive pre-order deal for Final Fantasy XIII-2. Standard customers that pre-order the game will get an alternate costume for Serah. A non-functional bonus. PowerUp Rewards members get some...   read

 
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Huge batch of WTF-y new Final Fantasy XIII-2 screens

I told you in my preview of Final Fantasy XIII-2 that there's some strange stuff going on there. These newly released screenshots prove that. Check out the monster wearing formal wear -- a bow tie. Or the robot in the wizard's hat. Is that ...   read

 
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I played 6 hours of Final Fantasy XIII-2 and it was good

I had a chance to visit the Tokyo offices of Square Enix to play through the first several hours of Final Fantasy XIII-2, from its beginning, straight through. I spent about a full day with this follow-up to Final Fantasy XIII. As a fan of ...   read

 
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America's Final Fantasy XIII-2 special edition is opulent

Square Enix has announced a limited edition version of Final Fantasy XIII-2, and it's pretty damn lavish. It will be available in restrictive quantities via Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop, costing $80 apiece.  Each copy comes in "premiu...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 uses your FFXIII save for a bonus

Don't get too excited, folks. You will get a sort of bonus in Final Fantasy XIII-2 if you still have your Final Fantasy XIII save data, but it's not that big of a deal. The beginning of XIII-2 brings players up to speed with the events lead...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots will bring you Hope

See what I did there? Hope? Get it? There's not a lot here in this small batch of new Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots and art that Square Enix sent over. If nothing else, you'll get a better look at returning character Hope. He's all grown...   read

 
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NYCC: Trivia from last night's Final Fantasy XIII-2 party

We had a great time last night at the New York Comic-Con Final Fantasy XIII-2 party, hosted by Square Enix in cooperation with Machinima and Destructoid. It was held at Tonic Bar in Times Square, where fans and show attendees packed it in f...   read

 
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Here's the HUGE NYCC trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2

Square Enix has released a nice and meaty new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 here at New York Comic-Con. If you've been wanting to see more of the game, this new video won't let you down with its 7 minutes of footage. It sets the stage f...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 getting DLC twice a month

Square Enix is taking its downloadable content very seriously indeed with Final Fantasy XIII-2, pledging to offer two DLC items a month for however long it'll take for the company to run out of ideas (presumably). Each DLC update will inclu...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 getting DLC, pre-order extras

Final Fantasy XIII-2 isn't out yet, but that's not stopped Square Enix getting all the juicy DLC ready! These items will be for sale in Japan after the game's launch, but in North America, they'll be available as pre-order bonuses. As alway...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 theme song now up on iTunes

I'm a sucker for the sappy Final Fantasy theme songs. I've been hooked since Final Fantasy VIII's "Eyes On Me." If you're not allergic to female pop ballads with expensive string arrangements, Final Fantasy XIII-2 theme song "New World" by ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 gets 4-disc soundtrack in December

Whether or not you felt the original Final Fantasy XIII was too linear in the gameplay department, there's no denying that Masashi Hamauzu's cinematic score was one of the best in the franchise.  Despite his departure from Square Enix ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots pikachu pizza party

Here are some new screens for Final Fantasy XIII-2, featuring a variety of colors that can be viewed by the human eye and comprehended by our brains. They feature characters, objects and environments and seriously I just don't know what els...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 gets a new trailer at PAX

One of the games getting a new trailer at PAX this weekend is Final Fantasy XIII-2. This video shows off some gameplay, gives a peek at the combat and introduces new characters. It also reintroduces Serah who, despite being a major charact...   read

 
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Again with the new Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots

I'll be straight with you guys; I don't have anything cool or fun to say about today's new Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots. Before I've pulled these kinds of blogs out of my ass, talking about bad military uniforms, my pink hair fetish (tw...   read

 
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Mooglefest! Final Fantasy XIII-2 screenshots, kupo

Moogles, how do they work? They work with cuteness, magic, sparkles and everything good. They're the light in the world of Final Fantasy. You're a broken, jaded, shi*tlump of a man if you don't love Moogles. And pink hair.  If you are ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 confirmed for January 2012 release

Square Enix has confirmed Final Fantasy XIII-2 for a January 2012 release in the West. Of course, that's what it's saying for now. This is Square Enix though, so don't rule out the possibility of a delay or five.  Until now, we only kn...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 screens: Worst military suits ever

I have some new screenshots of Final Fantasy XIII-2 today. They're pretty enough, as expected, but I realized something after looking at them today that I should have noticed a long time ago. The military outfits in Final Fantasy XIII and X...   read

 
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More pink hair in these new Final Fantasy XIII-2 screens

Confession: Pink hair does it for me. IRL pink hair. I'm not quite to fetish level, but me gusta. Videogame character pink hair is merely cool to me. It's not as much hot as it is eye-pleasing.  You'll get a fair bit of pink hair in th...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 screens are here to be looked at

Square Enix has sent over some new screens for Final Fantasy XIII-2, which is the sequel to Final Fantasy XIII, which is a Final Fantasy game, which is on a system designed for playing videogames. Also, Square Enix developed it.  You c...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 gets trailer, screenshot, bit of art

Following this morning's announcement of Final Fantasy XIII-2, there's not a lot more information to go on, but we do have the very first screenshot, as well as some quality logo art. If that's not enough for you, we have a trailer too, at...   read

 

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