Toriyama: Lightning Returns will be the most “complete and polished game in the Final Fantasy series”

By: Erren Van Duine Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be the most “complete and polished game in the Final Fantasy series” according to Motomu Toriyama. Citing a recent interview with VG247, the director spoke about all things Final Fantasy 25th anniversary and included a brief bit on his latest project, Lightning Returns. While not due to launch until next year, Toriyama reminds us that … Continue reading Toriyama: Lightning Returns will be the most “complete and polished game in the Final Fantasy series”

Behind the scenes of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By: Erren Van Duine The latest update from the FFXIII team includes a brief behind the scenes look at the game’s production. The video includes a quick look from the Final Fantasy 25th anniversary exhibit, as well as what sort of progress the team is making back at the office. If you look closely, you can see location tests for the city of Luxerion using … Continue reading Behind the scenes of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy Versus XIII to miss Tokyo Game Show, Producer Shinji Hashimoto reportedly confirms

By: Erren Van Duine Final Fantasy Versus XIII will be sitting out Tokyo Game Show once again, Producer Shinji Hashimoto as reportedly claimed. UPDATE: Seems a user over at FF-Reunion was able to speak to Hashimoto today regarding the report from earlier. They asked him if it were true that Versus XIII would not be at TGS as per what people were saying online. To … Continue reading Final Fantasy Versus XIII to miss Tokyo Game Show, Producer Shinji Hashimoto reportedly confirms

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box And Ultimania Guides out in December

By: Banaz Near the end of the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Event in Japan, Shinji Hashimoto surprised the audience by unveiling what is known as the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box! So what is this "Ultimate Box"? Well, its a box that basically allows you to own all of the 13 mainline titles of Final Fantasy for various Playstation consoles. Here’s a list of … Continue reading Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box And Ultimania Guides out in December

Shinji Hashimoto: Final Fantasy Versus XIII is supposed to be incredibly amazing

By: Erren Van Duine It looks like producer Shinji Hashimoto was out and about today. If you recall, he recently retired from Twitter in order to focus more on game development. Appearing as a special guest at Ginza SWING, and covering all things Final Fantasy 25th anniversary, Hashimoto touched a bit on his own project – Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Though it hasn’t been long … Continue reading Shinji Hashimoto: Final Fantasy Versus XIII is supposed to be incredibly amazing

Final Fantasy 25th anniversary stage events to be live streamed via Nico Nico

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has revealed the streaming line-up for next week’s Final Fantasy 25th anniversary event, which goes from September 1 through the 2nd. Via an update on the 25th anniversary portal site, each stage event now has a direct Nico Nico Video link you can click to view for each corresponding time slot and day. For a quick rundown, you can … Continue reading Final Fantasy 25th anniversary stage events to be live streamed via Nico Nico

Square Enix America reveals their own Final Fantasy 25th anniversary event set for PAX Prime

By: Erren Van Duine Not to be outdone, Square Enix America has revealed their own Final Fantasy 25th anniversary plans for the beginning of September. Those looking to attend PAX Prime from August 31st though September 2nd – which coincidentally is the same time period Japan will be enjoying their own Final Fantasy event – will be able to partake in a special anniversary presentation … Continue reading Square Enix America reveals their own Final Fantasy 25th anniversary event set for PAX Prime

Square Enix: The next Final Fantasy XIII project has “just recently started”

By: Erren Van Duine As previously reported, Square Enix will be hosting a special Lightning Saga stage at their upcoming anniversary event on September 1st. Speaking in this week’s Famitsu, producer Yoshinori Kitase shed a little more light on the situation to come. Kitase says that the project has “just recently started,” and that the project’s official title will be named at the event. This … Continue reading Square Enix: The next Final Fantasy XIII project has “just recently started”

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Cancellation Rumors Debunked

Sites have been rumoring the cancellation of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Versus XIII.  But there has been confirmation that that is incorrect.  Square Enix has confirmed that the game is still in development. In response to the rumors, Square Enix CEO, Yoichi Wada, denied the rumors over Twitter stating: “There’s someone making a false rumour that Versus was cancelled. Haha… just a minute ago, the … Continue reading Final Fantasy Versus XIII Cancellation Rumors Debunked

Square Enix celebrating Final Fantasy’s 25th anniversary in Japan with a themed art gallery

By: Erren Van Duine Starting from August 31st Square Enix will be hosting an exclusive Final Fantasy 25th anniversary art exhibit in Shibuya, Japan. Similar to the event held in 2007 for Final Fantasy VII’s 10 year anniversary, you can expect to see development materials, artwork from Yoshitaka Amano, stage events and even exclusive items that won’t be found any place else. The event runs … Continue reading Square Enix celebrating Final Fantasy’s 25th anniversary in Japan with a themed art gallery