Tetsuya Nomura was ordered to design Lightning’s new outfit like “a leather body suit”

By: Erren Van Duine If you’ve been wondering about the inspiration for Lightning’s new outfit in Lightning Returns, look no further. Speaking in an interview with Famitsu this week, character designer Tetsuya Nomura shared a few bits and pieces regarding his involvement in the upcoming title. The basic order for the design was to create something fashioned after “a leather body suit.” The image for the … Continue reading Tetsuya Nomura was ordered to design Lightning’s new outfit like “a leather body suit”

Japan ranks their favorite male characters from the Final Fantasy series

By:  Erren Van Duine The official Final Fantasy forums recently held a vote to determine the top male characters among users. The results are in, with the top five having been through a rollercoaster race to the finish. Early on Zack and Cloud fought head to head, but Zack’s lead widened in the second half. At one point Cloud ran the risk of being outpaced by Zidane, who … Continue reading Japan ranks their favorite male characters from the Final Fantasy series

Final Fantasy III PSP quietly launches in North America next week

By: Erren Van Duine Starting next week you’ll be able to play Final Fantasy I through IX all on one platform. That is, if FFIII works with the PS Vita. Compatibility with Sony’s newest handheld is currently unknown, but Final Fantasy III for PSP is set to launch Tuesday September 25th in North America – just five days after the Japanese release. The news comes … Continue reading Final Fantasy III PSP quietly launches in North America next week

Upcoming contest – Win yourself one of these Final Fantasy 25th anniversary posters

By: Erren Van Duine Hey all. We’ve got a great new giveaway coming to the site here momentarily. Courtesy of Square Enix, we’ll be giving away a load of these specially designed Final Fantasy posters. Created to honor this year’s 25th anniversary of the series, all 14 mainline entries are gathered here using the designs of Yoshitaka Amano. These are indeed the same posters given … Continue reading Upcoming contest – Win yourself one of these Final Fantasy 25th anniversary posters

Classic PlayStation Final Fantasy titles now playable on PS Vita

By: Erren Van Duine PCs aren’t the only ones getting a dose of Final Fantasy VII this month. The as of now available 1.80 update for PlayStation Vita has brought with it a variety of new features including PlayStation Classics compatibility. Of course, PS Classics wouldn’t be complete without Final Fantasy and we’re happy to report nearly every available title is up and working in … Continue reading Classic PlayStation Final Fantasy titles now playable on PS Vita