About Erren Van Duine

As a self-professed Final Fantasy fan, Erren created Nova Crystallis in 2009 as a place to collect the latest information on her favorite series. As owner and Editor-in-Chief, she also spends her time writing for RPG Site as Senior US Editor.

Yoko Shimomura interviewed at Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV


Square Enix has gone live with a new video today focusing on Final Fantasy XV composer Yoko Shimomura. In the video, Shimomura shares her thoughts on Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV as well as the differences between composing for a game and composing for a movie.

While Shimomura is handling the bulk of the Final Fantasy XV game, she’s only providing the main theme for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV.

World of Final Fantasy videos introduce four new monsters


Square Enix has released another set of videos detailing some of World of Final Fantasy‘s Mirage, or monster characters. This time we’re given a look at Red Dragon, Ifrii, Magna Roader and Zaphr along with some of their abilities in battle situations.

Red Dragon


Magna Roader


World of Final Fantasy will release on October 25th in North America, October 27th in Japan, and October 28th in Europe for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Mobius Final Fantasy out today with a new launch trailer


Mobius Final Fantasy is out now for Western audiences on both Android and iOS through their respective stores.

Starting today through August 31, players can snag special in-game items including Tidus’ (Final Fantasy X) Brotherhood weapon, a Yuna character card, extra Ability Tickets, Summon Tickets and more. Through August 12, you can also log in for daily rewards such as Bronze Openers, Ability Tickets and Elixirs.

Watch the launch trailer below.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Special Active Time Report set for August 8


The next Active Time Report out of Japan this month will focus on Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, the CGI companion film set along the beginning of the Final Fantasy XV game.

Starting on August 8 from 21:00 to 22:00 JST, fans can tune in through YouTube or Niconico to catch a special commemoration of the film’s theatrical release as director Hajime Tabata, Kingsglaive director Takeshi Nozue and Akio Ofuji say a bit of thanks to those who’ve given positive reviews.

During the show, we’re likely to see some more behind the scenes developments and details on how the film was made.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is due out in select theaters on August 19 with a digital release to follow on August 30 and on blu-ray October 4.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Play Arts Kai Squall Leonhart revealed


Final Fantasy VIII‘s Squal Leonhart is the latest character back for another figure treatment in Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line. Featuring his look from Dissidia Final Fantasy, this updated version features sharper proportions and paintwork, along with various interchangeable hands and Squall’s iconic gunblade.

Pre-orders for the figure have opened on the North American Square Enix Store at $149.99. A release is expected within the coming months.

Final Fantasy XV character episode DLC, more included in Season Pass


Following an earlier report, details surrounding Final Fantasy XV‘s Season Pass have been uncovered on the Japanese PlayStation Store. Those who purchase the season pass, which will run around ‎¥2,700 (approximately $25), will have access to six pieces of downloadable content to be delivered after the main game’s launch:

  • Final Fantasy XV Booster Pack
  • Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus
  • Final Fantasy XV Holiday Pack
  • Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis
  • Final Fantasy XV Episode Prompto
  • Final Fantasy XV Expansion Pack

The Store listing notes the names for these items is still provisional and to reference the game’s official site for additional information. Square Enix, however, has yet to officially reveal specific details – telling media sites earlier today they had no further information to share on the Season Pass. Stay tuned as more on this develops.