How to Fix Final Fantasy – GameSpot

By: Kevin VanOrd Final Fantasy is broken. With Lightning Returns, it has become clear that Square Enix is suffering from a crisis of imagination, caught between a desire to give players what we want while still searching for the creative energy to deliver something we’ve never seen before. I believe, however, that with Toriyama’s trilogy past us, Final Fantasy XV could become the great crystal … Continue reading How to Fix Final Fantasy – GameSpot

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

PS3 exclusive Lightning Returns DLC included with FFX/X-2 HD

By Martin Gaston Purchasing a PlayStation 3 copy of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD will net you a free Yuna costume for Lightning in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Square Enix has announced. The set includes Yuna’s distinctive costume, staff, and victory pose. Let’s just hope that Lightning doesn’t inherit Yuna’s painful pretend-laugh. Failing that, Lightning can also don the attire of the most famous Final … Continue reading PS3 exclusive Lightning Returns DLC included with FFX/X-2 HD

Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release now available through Steam

By: Erren Van Duine Final Fantasy VIII joins Final Fantasy VII as the next title available for PC digital download today on Steam and other electronic services. At a price of $11.99, the game has been optimized for modern high-definition PCs and fully integrated with the Steam platform, this version includes a range of new features such as a Magic Booster that enables players to … Continue reading Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release now available through Steam

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

Final Fantasy VIII achievements show up in Steam database

By:  Erren Van Duine Nearly two years ago, Final Fantasy VIII (along with Final Fantasy VII) showed up in Steam’s registry database. The original find, reported on by RPG Site, contained dummy files for both titles – with FFVIII appearing to be a modified version of the original PC release. Since their discovery, the files were promptly removed and their existence fell into obscurity. Last year, however, … Continue reading Final Fantasy VIII achievements show up in Steam database

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

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

Final Fantasy VII’s PC re-release now available on the Square Enix Store

By: Erren Van Duine We’re not sure if this is a mistake or what, but the PC re-release of Final Fantasy VII has shown up for purchase on Square Enix’s online shop. UPDATED: Seems Square Enix has removed the link for now. Given that people purchasing the game were reporting it wouldn’t work, it looks like someone pressed the button a little too early. Priced … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s PC re-release now available on the Square Enix Store