Square Enix shows off dynamic hair technology in new Luminous Engine videos

By:  Erren Van Duine Let’s get this out right in front: Agni’s Philosophy is not a game. It’s a tech demo, and I know there’s been speculation abound as to whether or not Square Enix is going to make it into a game. As of now, they’re not and the developers of the engine have said as much. FFXV will probably be something else, so it’s … Continue reading Square Enix shows off dynamic hair technology in new Luminous Engine videos

Final Fantasy next-gen tech demo took 12 months to make

By: Eddie Makuch This summer, Square Enix showed off a next-generation Final Fantasy tech demo called “Agni’s Philosophy,” created using the company’s proprietary Luminous Studio Engine. Now, it has been revealed that Square Enix spent an entire year creating the four-minute spot. Kotaku translated a Game Watch report that states Square Enix spent six months planning the “Agni’s Philosophy” demo before spending another six months … Continue reading Final Fantasy next-gen tech demo took 12 months to make

Brief update on Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Lightning Returns from Paris Games Week

By: Erren Van Duine While nothing substantial, a small update on both Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Lightning Returns has come out of Paris Games Week and its Final Fantasy celebration. FF Dream, who spoke with Square Enix World Technology Director Julien Merceron, was able to catch a few details on some of the company’s upcoming projects. Regarding Lightning Returns, development is coming along swiftly, … Continue reading Brief update on Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Lightning Returns from Paris Games Week