Lightning can wear Cloud’s FFVII costume in Lightning Returns: FFXIII

By: Martin Gaston Anyone who preorders Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII  will be able to dress protagonist Lightning in Final Fantasy VII protagonist Cloud Strife’s iconic outfit, Square Enix has announced. The Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII pre-order bonus pack comes with a limited edition steelbook that features a downloadable code for Cloud’s outfit, complete with Buster Sword and Soldier’s Band. Using the outfit, Lightning will … Continue reading Lightning can wear Cloud’s FFVII costume in Lightning Returns: FFXIII

The Outcast Blade (Act Two of The Assassini)

By: Jon Courtenay Grimwood Published: March 26, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Series: Vampire Assassini Trilogy Series Genre: Science fiction & fantasy Titillating, gut wrenching and completely enthralling, after all who doesn’t love a book about corruption, politics, love and treason in good old Venice? Those key aspects were what I loved about this novel. Set in Venice and the 15th century you have … Continue reading The Outcast Blade (Act Two of The Assassini)

Final Fantasy VII Returning to PC

By: Alex Today, Square Enix has announced the re-release for the game fans have been waiting anxiously for, Final Fantasy VII for the PC. Before you get too excited, this isn’t a HD remake, only a downloadable re-release of the PC version that was released in 1998. However, Square Enix has included some new extras to this version. These new features include 36 achievements, characters … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Returning to PC

No Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix tops original

By: Jonathan Toyad Square Enix CEO says RPG series would be done for if a remake were made now; company first needs to make a game that beats FFVII in terms of quality, sales. Don’t expect a Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix can make a new installment in the role-playing game franchise that tops the company’s landmark original PlayStation effort. In a Q&A … Continue reading No Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix tops original

Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary: Development discussion with Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima

Following our earlier report concerning the issue of a possible Final Fantasy VII remake, the rest of Famitsu’s interview with the game’s development staff has since surfaced (via AndriaSang.) Speaking with character designer Tetsuya Nomura, producer/director Yoshinori Kitase, and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima, Famitsu gathered some insight on the team’s original development visions as well as reveals on certain changes that made their way into … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary: Development discussion with Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima

RPG Gems: Triple Threat! Final Fantasy IV, VI & VII

If it seems like it’s cheating to bunch a handful of games together in one entry… well, it kind of is. There are a number of other Final Fantasy games that I would consider to be “gems,” but each of them was chosen for some very specific aspect. Final Fantasy IV, VI, and VII are probably the least radical of the modern entries — and … Continue reading RPG Gems: Triple Threat! Final Fantasy IV, VI & VII