Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Preview Part I: Demo Report

By: Erren Van Duine The Final Fantasy XIII series owes a lot of its success to the character Lightning, according to series producer Yoshinori Kitase. Her distinctive look has brought about an opportunity for not only a closing chapter to her saga, but also a brand new game in a brand new world. With this new gameplay experience, both Yoshinori Kitase and Director Motomu Toriyama … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Preview Part I: Demo Report

Advertisements

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer is here

By: Erren Van Duine The Lightning Returns trailer is here. The first trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has surfaced online. Although short, it contains both CG and real time segments as it reintroduces the main character Lightning, as well as a look at the new world of Novus Partus. The video is entirely in English with narration provided by Hope Estheim, who has … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer is here

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

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Developer Interview

By: Erren Van Duine Previously detailed here, we now have Famitsu’s full Lightning Returns interview in full. The game’s lead development staff including Director Motomu Toriyama, Producer Yoshinori Kitase, Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryou and Game Design Director Yuji Abe have assembled to tell all following last week’s reveal of the finale to Lightning’s saga. Kitase: Including the initial development of novels and FFXIII-2’s DLC, Lightning … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Developer Interview

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is 30% complete

By: Erren Van Duine As promised, Famitsu’s exclusive interview with the Lightning Returns developers has surfaced in this week’s issue. Details are just now coming out, but the game is only 30% complete according to the staff. Lighting Returns will bring the long-promised happy ending for Lightning, and will not include any multi-endings. The game’s project leads specifically stated that this would be the last … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is 30% complete