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Square Enix attempts to sell you one last time on Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV

We've seen still screens, we've seen Japanese footage, now here's the English trailer for Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, the film that is officially kicking off the XV subfranchise. Yep, Kingsglaive is still set for a digital ...   read

 
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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is evidently doing well in theaters

Square Enix is determined to make Final Fantasy XV one of the biggest releases of the year. It doesn't matter if the demand isn't there -- there's a billion things you can consume related to it, including an anime series (with a packed...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV has a cleaner, simpler reversible cover

Fancy-pants collector's editions aside, this is what the box art for Final Fantasy XV looks like in North America and Europe. It's a slight variation on what was shown back around E3, and for those of you who prefer the classic logo look, ...   read

 
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Watch the third episode of the Final Fantasy XV anime now

The third episode of the Final Fantasy XV Brotherhood anime was released today, and it's titled "Sword and Shield." This one focuses on the relationship between Noctis and Gladiolus (the big guy, who is also named after a flower)....   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV goes Cindy crazy with its car decal DLC

Final Fantasy XV isn't just getting a billion tie-ins all across the world when it launches in September (I can't believe it's almost finally here) -- no, it's getting DLC as well.  In addition to the Special Edition bonuses, there's a...   read

 
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These new Final Fantasy XV screens show it's all about brodowns and throwdowns

With little more than three months left before Final Fantasy XV releases, we've come to know what we should expect from it. Or, at least in the early-going. Things could (and very well might!) drastically change, but that starting stuf...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV VR Experience kind of sucks

I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood. There was the ...   read

 
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The second episode of the Final Fantasy XV Brotherhood anime is out now

Final Fantasy XV's Brotherhood anime series continues, this time with episode two, which Square Enix has released at E3. It's called "Dogged Runner," and deals with the friendship of Prompto and Noctis when they were boys, previous to the m...   read

 
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Watch the entire Final Fantasy XV E3 presentation here

For most people, this nearly hour long presentation from Square Enix will seem like an indoctrination video -- a clip that a dystopian city shows you before wiping your memory -- about how awesome Final Fantasy XV is. But for fans, it'...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV has won me over

A few weeks ago, I was set loose in an early section of Final Fantasy XV ahead of E3, and I still have Florence and the Machine's cover of "Stand by Me" buzzing around my head. The sweeping track isn't just intended for trailers or commerci...   read

 
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Play as Prompto in Final Fantasy XV, but only in PlayStation VR

Noctis looks like he'll have plenty of bro-time in Final Fantasy XV, but you can do more than just spend time with your bros; you can also play as your bros. At the PlayStation E3 press conference, Sony and Square Enix revealed a Final Fant...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's Titan boss is the size of a skyscraper

Trial of Titan, the Titan is testing Noctis and his allies, while an army joins in to create a three-way battle. Getting punched by the Titan's skyscraper-sized fist is pretty funny. It also drags its entire forearm over the battle field re...   read

 
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The Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive movie is coming to theaters on August 19

With the whole world enamored by Square Enix's massive push for Final Fantasy XV, a number of people are still skeptical about the Kingsglaive film. Well, you can take the ultimate leap of faith with Square on August 19, because accord...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's next Active Time Report hits just before E3

Final Fantasy XV is for-really-reals coming out in just over three months. That's still crazy and exciting to me, though I'm hoping the final iteration of combat is more involved than the Platinum Demo. Square Enix has changed its tune...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV creators answer a heap of fan questions

An Active Time Report for Final Fantasy XV has revealed a number of new bits of information, some of which deals with stuff in and outside of the game. For instance, the next episode of the anime will debut "around E3," and althou...   read

 
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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV trailer shows off his majesty's secret service

I'm not sure if there isn't just something short-circuiting in my brain, but it seems like the audio mix is off in this footage for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV.  The fully computer-generated prequel to Final Fantasy XV (it looks to ...   read

 
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A whole video dedicated to Final Fantasy XV's Chocobos

The mainline Final Fantasy series isn't typically my thing, but I have a good feeling about Final Fantasy XV. I think it'll be able to pull me in where other installments haven't been able to, and that's what Square Enix is going for -- ma...   read

 
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Square on the relief of knowing Final Fantasy XV is a true Final Fantasy

I am still enthralled by the stone cold stunner Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata dropped about 'Final Fantasy disease' and trying to whip that team into shape, coming on to helm the project that had been in development for around se...   read

 
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The Final Fantasy XV movie looks better than Spirits Within

So Kingsglaive, eh? With all of the hype that Final Fantasy XV has generated in the past month or so I'm trying not get swept up in it, but it's tough. These new screens of the film, compliments of 4Gamer, are looking real good, a...   read

 
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God damn, Tabata talks 'Final Fantasy disease' and saving the series from itself

When Hajime Tabata took over as director for Final Fantasy XV in 2012 -- six years after it was announced -- people were pissed, including Square Enix employees working on the project. "It wasn't only from inside the team, but outside as we...   read

 
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New Final Fantasy XV footage showcases the day and night cycle

I know I talked at length recently about how we've basically seen it all when it comes to Final Fantasy XV, but of course, another video comes along and gets me all excited again. This is another IGN first, which details the day and ni...   read

 
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Square Enix has produced 10,000 more Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collection Editions

Square Enix has created 10,000 more Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector’s Editions. Although the company can't pin down precise dates as yet, stating it "cannot guarantee" the new batch will arrive for launch, it promises it is "tryin...   read

 
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Square Enix shows off Final Fantasy XV's gorgeous setpieces

At this point Square Enix could put out a video of a static image of a summon for Final Fantasy XV and we'd all analyze and ogle over it. They've said it all.  XV is locked in for a September 30 release on PS4 and Xbox One, and th...   read

 
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Get a look at high level combat in Final Fantasy XV

As part of their "IGN First" series, the outlet has been given a look at "high level combat" within Final Fantasy XV, which gives us a glimpse at some new abilities and enemies that haven't been seen before. It's a brief vignette clocking i...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's movie gets a debut date, more special editions in the works

Final Fantasy is a multimedia franchise once again, and will appear in theaters later this year in Japan. That's Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, to be exact, which now has a premiere date of July 29. It will feature King Regis (played b...   read

 
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Here's when the next Final Fantasy XV update is coming

As you may have heard, Square Enix is having yet another Active Time Report event that will provide updates for Final Fantasy XV. It's set to air on April 21 at 21:00 Japan standard time (7AM ET the next day). You can watch the stream here ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV unlikely to get 'simple' PC port

Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata is keen on the idea of bringing Square Enix's upcoming RPG to PC, but doing so wouldn't be a simple process, at least if Tabata has his way. "I’m quite positive about the idea of ​...   read

 
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Yes, you can fully pilot Final Fantasy XV's flying car

That quiet riot of a slick, black Cadillac that's almost a character unto itself in Final Fantasy XV's bro'd-trip can sprout wings and take to the sky, Square Enix teased at last week's weird-ass Final Fantasy XV event. Square confirmed wit...   read

 
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New Final Fantasy XV details emerge, has 'over 200 quests'

Due to a massive Game Informer article we now have a lot more information on Final Fantasy XV, beyond the news that it's getting a spinoff game, anime series and film, and a second demo. Director Hajime Tabata talks a bit about how the...   read

 
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Square Enix 'might' make more Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Editions

After a decade of waiting since its unveiling as Final Fantasy Versus XIII in 2006, we actually got a ton of news relating to Final Fantasy XV last week. There's going to be an anime series and film, there's a second demo out right now...   read

 
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Square Enix was serious when it said Final Fantasy XV needs to sell 10 million copies

[Update: Square Enix has provided the following statement to Destructoid: "We believe there was a communication problem during the conference. In fact, Tabata was referencing 10 million copies only as a high goal which the development te...   read

 
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No Final Fantasy XV PC port in the works... yet

Square Enix is "aware of the big call for a PC version" of Final Fantasy XV, but a port isn't in the works. Speaking with Engadget, the title's director Hajime Tabata asserted the development team "had to focus on the console version and ou...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's new brodown anime isn't half bad

As you may have heard, A-1 Pictures (who worked on Sword Art Online, among many other shows since 2006), is producing a Final Fantasy anime. It's set for a five episode run -- six if you opt for the special edition of the game in ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's whimsical Platinum Demo reminds me even more of Kingdom Hearts

During tonight's Final Fantasy XV Uncovered event, Square Enix revealed what it is calling the Platinum Demo, which is a side story that explores a young Noctis' dreamscape. In keeping with the rumors Chris reported on this morning, you can...   read

 
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Yep, Final Fantasy XV launches September 30

No, GameSpot wasn't blowing smoke up your ass. Final Fantasy XV is indeed launching on September 30. Go crazy, folks. Go crazy! Soon enough we'll all be riding Chocobos, boats, and flying cars! If you're the collecting sort, there will be a...   read

 
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There's gonna be a goddamn Final Fantasy XV pinball game

I know what you've wondering about Final Fantasy XV ever since it was announced way back when as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Is it going to have a tie-in pinball game for mobile platforms? Well, buddy, let me just tell you something. You bet...   read

 
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#PleaseBeExcited

Square Enix is very excited about Final Fantasy XV and tonight's big "Uncovered" event. With good reason, too. Final Fantasy XV is a huge upcoming game, and the publisher spent a lot of money putting together this worldwide h...   read

 
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Info from the Final Fantasy XV event allegedly leaks (Update: possible release date)

[Spoilers for the Final Fantasy XV Uncovered event below.] Drip, drip, drip. Do you hear that? Leaks, baby! According to multiple sources who have obtained information by way of China (Uncovered is an event taking place all over the world, ...   read

 
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Check out this beautiful Final Fantasy art for the XV reveal event

After many, many years, we are finally just one day away from hearing Final Fantasy XV's launch date. I swear, if we get a "please understand" after all this setup and fanfare, I will lose my shit. At least one good thing has already come o...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV balloons to 50 hours as team targets 30fps

The last numbered, single-player entry in the Final Fantasy series, Final Fantasy XIII, cut enough content to make an entire additional game. And then we ended up with two more entries in the XIII sub-series while XIII itself had enough con...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV is first in the series with Spanish, Portuguese localization

Two Brazilians I met last week joked about Portuguese being "a dead language," but that's not stopping Final Fantasy XV from doing what it can to win Latin American fans. Square Enix isn't alone here. Namco Bandai has been pushing its weab...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV

Rumor: Square Enix eyeing September release for Final Fantasy XV

The Japanese-centric outlet Gematsu has shared the news that Final Fantasy XV may have a September 30 release date. This has been corroborated by three independent sources of theirs, and Gematsu itself has been reliable when it comes to dea...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV release date coming March 30

[Update: New screens are in the gallery below.] In case you're chomping at the bit to find out when you're going to find out when Final Fantasy XV is coming out, well then chomp no further. Square Enix is hosting an event on March 30 in Los...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's January 30 update will detail stealth, magic

Square Enix has been peppering in "Active Time Report" updates for some time now, which are basically just big livestreams that detail more information for Final Fantasy XV. Normally I'd be over a gigantic hype campaign like this but X...   read

 
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Well, it looks like Final Fantasy XV has Magitek armor

Folks, Magitek armor has been confirmed -- nostalgia boosters, engage. New screens from Final Fantasy XV show the iconic suit in action, with the team battling one. Magitek has shown up in several games after its debut in Final Fantasy...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's cafe-filled city and new battle mode

Oh, baby, it's tidbit time. Over in the Final Fantasy XV forum, the development team has addressed some questions about the scale of its cities and changeable difficulty settings. First, Planner Ishikawa Tomonori, on the city of Altissia: "...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV might be out by summer 2016, next major update in January

It's been a tough month, year, decade for core Final Fantasy entry fans. XIII in most ways was a disappointment, XIV, while great, is still an MMO that many people aren't going to buy into, and can you believe that it's been nearl...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV is now playable from 'start to finish'

It's kind of absurd to be getting up-to-the-minute updates on the development of a game, I know, but this is Final Fantasy XV -- a game that was announced in 2006, and had rumors of cancellation for years on end. According to deve...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV director sheds some light on Noctis and crew's dark outfits

Apparently, fans have been wondering why Noctis and the rest of his Final Fantasy XV crew are all dressed in black. They've taken to the official forums to voice their questions, and the game's director, Hajime Tabata, stepped in to ad...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's battle system has been altered

Square Enix seems to be listening to fans quite a bit these days. The team for Final Fantasy XIV is constantly reaching out to players for advice on how to improve its MMO, and the FFXV team seems to be doing the same thing. IT ha...   read

 

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