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

Pre-order the Lightning Returns collector’s edition for a chance at big prizes

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix is giving North American fans another reason to pre-order their recently announced collector’s edition for Lightning Returns in the form of free prizes. Revealed today, those who pre-order the CE – available only through Square Enix’s online store – will automatically be entered to win a grand prize package including a one-of-a-kind, custom PS3 or Xbox 360 of your … Continue reading Pre-order the Lightning Returns collector’s edition for a chance at big prizes

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

Paradox Endings may influence the story of Lightning Returns

By: Ehren Rivers A few weeks ago the website FFDream got to send someone over to Japan for a live interview with Motomu Toriyama and Yoshinori Kitase about several upcoming games, including Lightning Returns. Their team got to ask seven questions about Lightning Returns, two of which were questions we all already know the answers to (Why do you only play as Lightning, is this really … Continue reading Paradox Endings may influence the story of Lightning Returns

The Coliseum is back in Lightning Returns

By: Ehren Rivers An article at FFDream posted earlier today confirms the return of the Coliseum in the final Lightning Saga game, albeit in a ‘different form’.The people over at FFDream actually got a chance to pop over to the Square Enix Tokyo location and speak directly to the game’s producer (although they refer to him as ‘a director’), Yoshinori Kitase, and among the questions they … Continue reading The Coliseum is back in Lightning Returns

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a digital download too

By:  Erren Van Duine Lightning Returns will eventually see a digital release, according to Director Motomu Toriyama. In a new interview published on Final Fantasy Network, Toriyama penciled in a few more details on the game as well as a confirmation that the title would see a digital release. This comes as no surprise at least on the PS3 side of things as Sony has been pushing … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a digital download too

Rumor: Final Fantasy X HD to include FFX-2, release in June

By: Erren Van Duine A new rumor suggests that Final Fantasy X won’t be alone when it finally makes its way into the realm of HD remasters. FF Reunion has some details on this ultra rumor, including a possible release time frame. The rumor itself suggests that FFX HD will release around late June with plans for Final Fantasy X-2 to see a remaster as well. The originator of … Continue reading Rumor: Final Fantasy X HD to include FFX-2, release in June

Lightning strikes a third time with a new Play Arts Kai version

By: Erren Van Duine It wouldn’t be Final Fantasy without accompanying merchandise, and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is no exception. Joining the Play Arts Kai series will be Lightning in her Savior’s outfit – the third Lightning to be made available through Square Enix Merchandise following FFXIII and XIII-2. The figure design – as penned by Tetsuya Nomura – is still in a prototype stage, … Continue reading Lightning strikes a third time with a new Play Arts Kai version

Lightning Returns Q&A video taps questions from the community

By:  Erren Van Duine Last month media the world over got to catch a glimpse at Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII for the first time. While this month will largely focus on FFXIV, Square Enix UK has given Lightning fans another small taste of what’s to come. Much like our own encounter, the community team sat down with Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Director Motomu Toriyama – … Continue reading Lightning Returns Q&A video taps questions from the community

Kitase: Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC Story Episodes Disappointed Players

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Following the release of Final Fantasy XIII-2, Square Enix created many different types of downloadable content to expand the experience. At first, this focussed on cosmetic changes, but it didn’t remain the case for long. Some of costumes were tied in with other game franchises such as Assassin’s Creed and Mass Effect, but there were also other types of DLC in the form … Continue reading Kitase: Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC Story Episodes Disappointed Players