Uncover new Final Fantasy XIV artwork in this Internet Explorer 10 promotion
Square Enix has partnered with Microsoft Japan to promote Final Fantasy XIV as well as Internet Explorer 10.
The pair of collaborators have constructed an interactive website where fans can voice their thoughts on all things FFXIV and Final Fantasy in general. As a reward, your messages will materialize in the form of "text art" that resembles designs by Akihiko Yoshida.
Since its inception, several artworks and wallpapers have been unlocked - the likes of which we have gathered here for…
Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release confirmed for Japan
Final Fantasy VIII's PC port is making a come back, according to this week's Famitsu. The magazine has the latest details on the game - originally ported to the PC back in 1999 - after months of Steam achievement leaks and other registry hints. Similar to last year's Final Fantasy VII PC "revamp," - which is finally being released in Japan on May 16th - FFVIII will include the same sort of game booster. That is, effectively allowing you to…
Member of the Japanese Band 'Language' doing music for Lightning Returns
According to the Square Enix music blog of Mitsuto Suzuki, a member of the band Language (the singer Kaori) was brought in to do some background music mixes for the upcoming Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Roughly translated, it says that these mixes fit very well with the environments they are supposed to play in and that they are very exciting (for him personally, although this could also mean they are high-energy). He says something about leaving the studio 'jumping…
Ehren's 3FP: Final Fantasy V ~Fin~
After an extended absence and some odd posting dates, it's time once again for the playthrough update! This time around we're discussing Final Fantasy V, which I managed to beat in a week! I started last Tuesday (a little before my update for that week, I know), and am watching the credits roll as I type. To save a little time I've cut out a few of the side things I did, as this game went by so fast. So,…
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Digital Contents Selection and Ultimate Hits versions announced
Square Enix has announced today that Final Fantasy XIII-2 will be joining its Ultimate Hits budget line of products.
Additionally, a Digital Contents Selection will also be available with a wealth of downloadable content that was released for the game early last year.
Priced at ¥2940 and ¥5040 respectively, the Ultimate Hits and Digital Contents Selection will go on sale in Japan on July 18th. The Digital Contents Selection is said to contain nearly every DLC item and scenario save…
In Defense of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
"Sora, this was the day that your journey began. I know, because I was here, too. It's time for the truth."
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded finds its origins in Kingdom Hearts coded, a cell phone game that was announced at the 2007 Tokyo Game Show alongside Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days. All three games--a prequel, a midquel, and a sequel--ended up lending themselves to the continuation of the Kingdom Hearts franchise, but only Kingdom Hearts coded took…
Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster PS2 vs. PS3 comparison
Square Enix has updated their Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster portal with the first official look at the revamped FFX-2.
As with FFX, they've taken the time to put together a short comparison detailing the main differences between the original PS2 version and the updated PS3 version. In addition to updated models, the HD version will sport redrawn textures and updated FMV sequences.
Final Fantasy X-2 will be available on disc as part of a two title bundle for PS3.…
New FINAL FANTASY X-2 HD Remaster Screenshots
Square Enix released some new screenshots from the upcoming PlayStation exclusive FINAL FANTASY X-2 HD Remaster.
The screenshots feature the three female heroines, Yuna, Rikku, and Paine beautifully remastered in high-definition. Square Enix also announced that environment and background textures in FINAL FANTASY X-2 HD Remaster were also reworked and redrawn in order to enhance their in-game quality. Yuna's concert performance will also see an increase in quality in the game.
Ehren's 3FP: Final Fantasy IV ~Fin...?~
I apologize to everyone for missing both my Friday and Monday updates this week. I've had (if you'll excuse the language) a pretty hellishly busy week and a half, and it's got me running way behind where I'd like to be. Since last Tuesday though, I've made a pretty heavy bump of progress!
~Tuesday, April 30th
Defeated the Octomammoth and passed through the Underground Falls
Witnessed the destruction of Damcyan and learned of the dark warrior Golbez
Joined with the bard Edward and retrieved…