First images of Final Fantasy Versus XIII’s Noctis perfume

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has updated their Facebook page with the first official look at the Noctis perfume teased a while back. Curiously, it’s listed as FINAL FANTASY eau du toilette Noctis – with no mention of Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Such a detail is notable because both the FFXIII and Advent Children versions both specify their title of origin, as seen on the official product … Continue reading First images of Final Fantasy Versus XIII’s Noctis perfume

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

Rumor: Versus XIII to release on both PS3 and PS4?

By: Ehren Rivers Could Final Fantasy Versus XIII (Or XV, if it’s been renamed) now be a multigeneration Sony title? According to the people over at FFDream, yes! They posted an article today about the game, saying that they’ve confirmed from several sources that the game will be available on both the PS3 and the upcoming PS4. They’re so confident that their information is accurate that … Continue reading Rumor: Versus XIII to release on both PS3 and PS4?

Tetsuya Nomura Issues New Final Fantasy Versus XIII Update

By: Darryl Tetsuya Nomura has given an update on the status of Final Fantasy Versus XIII, stating that Square Enix know internally when the next reveal of information will be. The news came as Nomura guested on the first episode of the Square Enix Merchandise Radio podcast. He said “The date for our next reveal is set and we are working toward preparing information for that … Continue reading Tetsuya Nomura Issues New Final Fantasy Versus XIII Update

Square Enix apologises for ‘overdue’ news on Final Fantasy Versus XIII

By: Martin Gaston Square Enix has apologised for a lack of information on the frequently delayed Final Fantasy Versus XIII, but has promised that the company will finally be able to reveal details about the game soon. Speaking on Square Enix Radio (via Gematsu), director Tetsuya Nomura said that “even within the company it’s a very delicate problem,” after being asked when more information on Final Fantasy Versus … Continue reading Square Enix apologises for ‘overdue’ news on Final Fantasy Versus XIII

Final Fantasy XIV meets Final Fantasy VI in an all new video

By: Erren Van Duine Have you ever wondered what Final Fantasy VI would look like in high definition, fully rendered 3D? Well, look no further. In case you missed its debut on the Letter to the Producer Live, Square Enix has captured that “magitek moment” for quick viewing. Set to the iconic melodies of “Tina/Terra’s Theme” from Final Fantasy VI, the trailer shows off the mountable … Continue reading Final Fantasy XIV meets Final Fantasy VI in an all new video

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy headed west?

By:  Ehren Rivers Could this long-awaited 3DS RPG be on its way to North America and Europe? The folks over at Siliconera claim that they’ve got a number of reliable sources who say this ‘spiritual successor’ to Final Fantasy: 4 Heroes of Light is definitely getting localized. Although Square Enix has made no official announcement regarding the overseas release, if the Game Developer’s Convention contacts Siliconera mentioned are right … Continue reading Bravely Default: Flying Fairy headed west?

Square Enix announces device authentication for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV

By:  Derek Struble Square Enix announced today that mobile authentication will soon be available for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV. The application will run on both Android and iOS devices, and it will generate one time passwords to add another layer of security to player’s accounts. Physical authenticators are available for both games, with Final Fantasy XI players able to order one online and … Continue reading Square Enix announces device authentication for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV

Hajime Tabata: We did experiment with a Final Fantasy Type-0 HD version

By:  Erren Van Duine High definition conversions aren’t anything new in the current gaming landscape. Nearly every major company that flourished in the PS2 era has tried their hand at updating their games to better suit HD displays and other devices. Square Enix is getting there too, what with the recent release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (and eventually a 2.5) along with the announcement … Continue reading Hajime Tabata: We did experiment with a Final Fantasy Type-0 HD version

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