Final Fantasy XIV spoofs Street Fighter in new gag video
During a presentation at NicoNico Chokaigi today, the Final Fantasy XIV staff unveiled a new video imagining the game as a fighter similar to Street Fighter IV.
Of course, there aren't any plans to put this in the game or make it its own thing - Square Enix even has a disclaimer at the end explaining as such. The video is just a fun gag created by the team in a similar vein to last year's Super Titan Extreme video…
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward benchmark dated with a new trailer
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is getting a new benchmark and fans can look forward to downloading it this coming Monday, Square Enix announced.
The game is being featured at this weekend's NicoNico Chokaigi event in Japan, where game producer/director Naoki Yoshida took the stage to answer fan questions and show off a bit of footage from the upcoming download.
The benchmark - which will allow players to toggle between DirectX 9 and DirectX 11 version - will be available on April…
Square Enix to hold a dedicated press conference at E3 2015
Mark your calendars for June 16, 2015 as Square Enix has announced that it will host a dedicated press conference at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles.
The press conference will take place at 9:00 AM local time (PST). At this time, no venue has been officially announced for the event. The conference will be streamed on Twitch and YouTube, as well as live tweeted via Square Enix's official Twitter account.
Stay tuned to Nova Crystallis for more information on…
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Coming to Steam This May
Square Enix has just announced the fully 3D remake and sequel to Final Fantasy IV dubbed "After The Years" is coming to Stream on May 12th. Those who pre-order the game will be able to buy the game 10% off the original price.
Watch the announcement trailer below:
Watch next week's "feedback special" Active Time Report here
Square Enix has penned in the date and prepared the page for their next Active Time Report - April 28th - where Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata is scheduled to talk up feedback on the recent demo release in Episode Duscae.
The broadcast is set to take place at 11:00PM(PDT) on April 27th, with Tabata discussing some of the feedback and opinions submitted by players, as well as detailing some of the ways the development team plans to address them.…
Please Look Forward To It (Beta Episode)
Join Tony Garsow (Final Fantasy Network), Michael Damiani (GameTrailers), and myself for a beta episode of Please Look Forward To It, where we talk about the latest in Final Fantasy and perhaps a few diversions. This time we talk about the opening cinematic for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward and what we’re looking forward to in the expansion, new Dissidia Final Fantasy details, and a bit about the newly-announced Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness.
Since our chat ran a little long,…
New Star Ocean 5 screenshots and story details revealed
Square Enix has posted direct-feed screenshots for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, as well as quite a bit of information regarding the characters, setting, and battle system.
As revealed in Famitsu magazine last week, our main character is Fidel Camus, a 23 year old swordsman born in the village of Stahl. His longtime friend is Miki Sorvesta, an 18 year old user of healing magic. The game takes place on (or at least starts at) the planet Feikreed, said to be…
Square Enix highlights Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae in new trailer
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XV which highlights the main parts of the demo. If you haven't played the demo and you do plan to play it eventually, you might want to hold off as it spoils a few key moments including the summon. The rest of it, however, is fairly harmless.
After allowing fans to share their thoughts on the demo through recent surveys, the company is also set to hold a player feedback…
Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Tutorial Video released
Square Enix has released a tutorial video ahead of the location test for Dissidia Final Fantasy on arcade systems today. Specifically, the video focuses in on combat controls. You'll see the arcade version is based on the usual PlayStation controller buttons since the hardware itself is running on a modified PS4 base.
Dissidia Final Fantasy is due out on Arcade systems this fall in Japan. A PS4 version is yet to be announced as Square Enix is still considering development on…
New Star Ocean 5 artwork and scans from this week's Famitsu
This week's Famitsu details the recently announced sequel to the Star Ocean series, Star Ocean 5 Integrity and Faithlessness for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. New scans and artwork have surfaced, giving fans an early look at the title as well as some interesting little details about the upcoming title that we covered in a recent article.
Star Ocean 5 is being developed by Tri-Ace and published by Square Enix. Stay tuned to Nova Crystallis for more Star Ocean 5 news.