Tetsuya Nomura

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMix Teases Kingdom Hearts 3


Since the new trailer has been released for the HD re-mastered version revealing footage for the next installment in the Kingdom Hearts. Kingdom Hearts 3, the next anticipated game in the series and for all us fans out there, more has been revealed about the upcoming game.

Final Fantasy XV will be shown again when “the timing is right”


By: Erren Van Duine The last time we truly saw Final Fantasy XV was at E3 and it seems the wait is about to continue. Despite being in development for several years, Square Enix is now asking fans to have patience once again as their media silence marches on – having passed by recent events such as Tokyo Game Show and Jump Festa this past weekend. According to an interview in Famitsu with director and character designer Tetsuya Nomura, he briefly mentions []

Tetsuya Nomura is currently writing the scenario for Kingdom Hearts III


By: Erren Van Duine Kingdom Hearts III may be a ways off if details from a new Famitsu interview are anything to go by. The magazine spoke this week with director Tetsuya Nomura about all thing Kingdom Hearts, including the upcoming HD 2.5 ReeMIX and a brief bit about Kingdom Hearts III. Unsurprisingly, the HD remaster for KHII, BBS and Re:coded is being worked on by the same team that crafted Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX and transitioning the games to HD []

Kingdom Hearts III Isn’t The End of The Series


By: Luke Karmali Kingdom Hearts III won’t be the last game in the series, according to the franchise’s creator. Speaking with the LA Times , Tetsuya Nomura rejected the description of Kingdom Hearts as a “trilogy”, not just because of past spin-offs like Dream Drop Distance and 358/2 Days, but also because the series will continue on beyond the release of Kingdom Hearts III. “There was never a plan,” he said. “As a core game, this is finally the third, and 10 years []

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 they’ve even said it’s “97% certain”. Also mentioned in this article were Toriyama and Kitase, who they []

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 moment.” Nomura also went on to say that Final Fantasy Versus XIII is “a delicate situation within []

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 XIII would be released. “The date when we can concretely lift the ban has been decided and []

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, and according to Hidemi Matsuzuka has been quite difficult to develop under Nomura’s supervision. Source: Nova Crystallis

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 arms was to be modeled off of a spinal column, however the sunglasses and shield were possibly []

Lightning’s new look to be revealed in Japanese magazines, first details emerge


By:  Erren Van Duine Motomu Toriyama promised that Lightning would be receiving a new look for her final outing in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The first details of that design are finally here. Set to be revealed through Japanese magazines this week, a source who got an early look at the magazine has appeared online with some fresh details. The outfit, designed by Tetsuya Nomura, is said to be a mixture of several styles. Similar to her outfit in FFXIII-2, her upper []