Final Fantasy 7 HD Remake Discussed by Director – IGN

BY: LUKE KARMALI The director of Final Fantasy VII has admitted that while he “would love to” create a HD remake of the game, there are a number of obstacles standing in the way. Speaking to Eurogamer in his capacity as producer of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Yoshinori Kitase admitted that he would love to do a remake, but it would be an enormous undertaking… … Continue reading Final Fantasy 7 HD Remake Discussed by Director – IGN

Dress FFXIII protagonist Lightning in a outfit made almost entirely of moogles

By: Martin Gaston DLC for the Japanese version of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII allows players to adorn protagonist Lightning with an outfit made almost entirely of moogles. The game is now out in Japan, and Siliconera reports that the premium Lovable Moogle DLC comes with Moogle Queen outfit, Moogle stick weapon, and a Moogle shield. Alongside the Loveable Moogle pack, Square Enix has also … Continue reading Dress FFXIII protagonist Lightning in a outfit made almost entirely of moogles

Guests and new songs revealed for Distant Worlds: 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy concerts

By: Erren Van Duine Distant Worlds: The Celebration, which will be hosted in London and Chicago, will be bringing with it a host of new additions and more. The Celebration program is full of exciting premieres, beloved classics and wildcards, including these new Final Fantasy scores: Battle With Four Fiends (FINAL FANTASY IV) Main Theme (FINAL FANTASY V) Vana’diel March (FINAL FANTASY XI) The Dalmasca … Continue reading Guests and new songs revealed for Distant Worlds: 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy concerts

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary ultimate box promotional movie

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has uploaded a promotional video for their upcoming Japan-exclusive Final Fantasy Ultimate Box collection. Set for launch on December 18th, the Ultimate Box features every single mainline (sans XIV) Final Fantasy game on various PlayStation platforms. Included within are: Final Fantasy (PS1, 1 disc) Final Fantasy II (PS1, 1 disc) Final Fantasy III (PSP, 1 disc) Final Fantasy IV … Continue reading Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary ultimate box promotional movie

Square Enix Channel Presents – The future of Final Fantasy round-table discussion

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix Channel’s recording of “The Future of Final Fantasy” round-table discussion is now available for online viewing. Although slightly edited (they removed the History of Visual Works presentation, for example), most of the original session is intact and includes Hajime Tabata’s Tokimeki Final Fantasy, as well as other fan questions posed to series creators. In attendance were – Hajime Tabata … Continue reading Square Enix Channel Presents – The future of Final Fantasy round-table discussion

Square Enix hints at new Final Fantasy VII Play Arts, promises a character who’s never been commercialized

By: Erren Van Duine Fans of Final Fantasy VII and merchandise alike might have a reason to get excited here in the near future. I know I am. Square Enix Merchandise General Manager Hidemi Matsuzuka shared a few messages recently on Twitter hinting at where the direction the company’s next Final Fantasy Play Arts Kai figures may be heading. Last week, he mentioned that a … Continue reading Square Enix hints at new Final Fantasy VII Play Arts, promises a character who’s never been commercialized

Square Enix CEO admits company isn’t making Final Fantasy games that exceed the quality of FFVII

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix held their annual shareholders meeting today and Japan, which consisted of a brief Q&A held by CEO Yoichi Wada. While a good majority of the discussion focused on the economy, Eidos and Dragon Quest X, someone else decided to question the oft-requested Final Fantasy VII remake. In response to the question, Wada said, “we’ll make a Final Fantasy VII … Continue reading Square Enix CEO admits company isn’t making Final Fantasy games that exceed the quality of FFVII

Are JRPGs dead? Final Fantasy XIII creates a rift in fan opinion. JRPGs suffer an identity crisis

By PSM3 UK Over ten million people own a copy of FFVII. Released in 1997, Square’s iconic RPG is still regarded with reverence by RPG die hards and casual players alike. FFVII sold 2.3 million copies in its first three days on sale in Japan alone. To put this in perspective, Metal Gear Solid 4 sold 77,000 copies in its first week, growing to 5 … Continue reading Are JRPGs dead? Final Fantasy XIII creates a rift in fan opinion. JRPGs suffer an identity crisis