Final Fantasy XV
4 hours ago.
Final Fantasy XV videos feature gameplay, cutscenes, and design approach
Coming to us from Gamespot, we have several new videos that highlight Final Fantasy XV's gameplay, story cutscenes, and design strategy. The story segments include the first chapter of the game where Noctis and company discover the Niflheim Empire has taken the crown city of Insomnia. Final Fantasy XV - Story Cutscenes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJDAJ35F3D0 Final Fantasy XV - Mechs, Knights, and More https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDHg-OsoSyU Final Fantasy XV - Hajime Tabata on Design Approach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6_8fIZJc1w Final Fantasy XV arrives on September 30th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.…
6 hours ago.
Final Fantasy XV Special Presentation at E3 shows off gameplay tenets, new Wait Mode in battle
Square Enix held a special presentation for Final Fantasy XV at E3 today, detailing the core tenets of gameplay. While the content at the press conferences was for a wide audience, director Hajime Tabata shared the following was intended for a core audience. He detailed three gameplay tenets that make Final Fantasy XV a "leading edge" game. That's "Road Trip", "Adventure", and "Combat". To illustrate that end, he showed off a bunch of new gameplay footage based around these points. Noctis…
8 hours ago.
Final Fantasy XV North American "near-final" boxart revealed
Via the Square Enix Presents broadcast at E3, we get a first look at the "near-final" North American boxart. It features CG renders of Noctis and company before a sprawling landscape. It was chosen and developed from over 50 concept sketches -- some of them are available to view below. For purists, you'll be able to reverse the cover for a simple logo on black background. Final Fantasy XV releases for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 30th 2016. Stay…
8 hours ago.
A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV pre-order exclusive game revealed
On Day One of the Square Enix Presents E3 podcast, Square Enix announced a new companion game for Final Fantasy XV's release. Titled A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV, the game is about Regis telling young Prince Noctis fairy tale bedtime stories about his past adventures. It's a side-scrolling beat-em-up where you play as King Regis 30 years in the past, and you can use magic, summons, warp strike, and companions to battle your way through hordes of enemies. The game…
1 day ago.
Final Fantasy XV - New Trailer + VR Experience Revealed (Update: New Trailer, Images)
At tonight's Sony E3 2016 press conference, a new trailer for Final Fantasy XV played featuring the music of AfroJack. The surprises didn't end there -- we get a first look at what's being called the Final Fantasy XV VR Experience. Available on PlayStation VR, you'll play as Prompto navigating through special segments that make use of the peripheral. That'll release in October of this year for $399 USD. Stay tuned to Nova Crystallis as more develops... UPDATE: The extended E3 trailer…
1 day ago.
Final Fantasy XV gameplay shown off at Microsoft E3 press conference
Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata and Square Enix's Mat Kishimoto took the stage at Microsoft's E3 press conference to share new gameplay on Xbox One. Here we see Noctis and company squaring off against Titan and the Niflheim Empire all at once. Final Fantasy XV will release on September 30th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOUXJocGxo0…
6 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report E3 2016 Day Zero Edition set for June 13
Square Enix has revealed the start date for the next Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report, set to open before E3 proper. Starting on Monday, June 13 at 8:00PM PDT (following the Sony press conference) director Hajime Tabata will take to both YouTube and Twitch to share the latest happenings on the game before E3 begins the following day. What can we expect? Maybe a new trailer? Some gameplay? Details remain thin so you'll have to watch to find out. We'll have…
1 week ago.
Here are our Uncovered Final Fantasy XV contest winners
It took us a while, but we can finally announce the winners of our two contests, we held during the Uncovered Final Fantasy XV event. You had the chance to win one copy of Final Fantasy XV in each contest. We asked you to predict the final release date for the game before its announcement and while all the magic was spoiled by a Gamespot video leak, we kept the contest open till the end. We wanted you to either trust the…
1 week ago.
New English voice actor revealed for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
Another English voice talent has stepped forward to reveal their involvement in the upcoming film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. Liam Mulvey revealed on Twitter he'll be providing the voice and motion capture for Libertus Ostium - making him the first person announced thus far to be doing both motion capture and voice work for a single character. Square Enix previously announced several English voice actors for the film including Lena Headey as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, Sean Bean as Regis Lucis…
1 week ago.
See how Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV came together
Square Enix has uploaded a new video today, giving fans a small taste of what it took to put on their big Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event back in March. From behind the camera, to operating boards, on the stage and the creation of all the materials for it - there's no doubt it took a massive team to pull everything off. Catch the video below and all of our coverage from the show here. …
2 weeks ago.
Everything you need to know from today's Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report
Earlier today, fans in Japan were treated to a special edition Active Time Report broadcast, with Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata taking on the task of answering a myriad of community-focused questions. We also learned more about the game's main cast and their personal profiles, along with new gameplay footage of the chocobo in action as a reward for those who participated in a recent Twitter campaign. Our friends at Gematsu have rounded up all the important details below: You…
2 weeks ago.
Spend a day with Final Fantasy XV's chocobo in all new footage
Today the Japanese community team for Final Fantasy XV put on a special Active Time Report to thank Japanese fans for their support of a recent campaign on Twitter. The team collected various questions submitted through social media for director Hajime Tabata to choose and respond to. Most of the information wasn't anything special, although those looking for personal details on the main heroes will be happy to know Square Enix has officially published them on the game's official Japanese…
2 weeks ago.
Japanese Luna, Regis voice cast revealed for Final Fantasy XV game
UPDATE: MaidigiTV has released a video of the Japanese voice actor (Kitagawa Rina) for Lunafreya today. In the video, she mentioned that she hasn't completed a RPG before and plans to make Final Fantasy XV the first one she will play to the very end. The voice actor apparently went blank when Square Enix called her on the phone and told her that she had successfully obtained the role to play Luna in the game. Kitagawa-san also confirmed that Lunafreya…
2 weeks ago.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Japanese voice cast revealed, new footage
Square Enix has revealed a partial Japanese cast alongside new footage for the upcoming Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV companion film due out in theaters July 9. Gou Ayano will be providing the voice for Nyx Ulric, the protagonist of Kingsglaive, alongside Shiori Kutsuna as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret. Square Enix also revealed Tsutomu Isobe as King Regis Lucis Caelum and Kouichi Yamadera as Drautos, the commander of the Kingsglaive. Other cast members include Mitsuaki Kanuka as Libertus Ostium, Tomokazu Seki as Luche Lazarus…
2 weeks ago.
Community-focused Active Time Report heads to Japan on May 31
As a reward for fans who participated in the recent Final Fantasy XV "Chocobo Keeper" campaign on social media, Square Enix is putting on a special community-themed Active Time Report. Starting on May 31 at 20:00 JST, director Hajime Tabata will be answering questions sent in from Japanese users, alongside marketing manager Akio Ofuji and SEJ community managers Nozomi Mitsuoka and Yusuke Tajima. The Japanese-only broadcast will be available on both YouTube and Niconico, though it's unknown if an official translation…
2 weeks ago.
Meet the cast of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
Following its appearance in Japanese magazines this week. Square Enix has gone up with official renders and direct feed images featuring the latest scoop on Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. Specifically, we're given a closer look at the Kingsglaive themselves - the royal guard tasked with protecting King Regis Lucis Caelum, given access to the kingdom's crystal magic. Nyx Ulric Nyx is the hero of Kingsglaive, having been saved by King Regis during the war when he was very young. As…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV and more playable at E3 2016
Square Enix has detailed some of their additional plans for E3 2016 - including playable demos for both Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Final Fantasy XIV is also returning to the show this year with its yearly Battle Challenge, featuring Sephirot the Fiend and a chance to snag one of the "I BEAT SEPHIROT" t-shirts. These games will be joining the likes of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Hitman, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness and I Am Setsuna…
2 weeks ago.
Amano's painting of Etro lives on in Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
One of the biggest scoops out of Japanese magazines this week focuses on Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV - the CGI companion film set to launch ahead of Final Fantasy XV proper. Both Dengeki PlayStation and Famitsu have major spreads focusing on the members of the elite Kingsglaive unit sworn to protect King Regis. We know Nyx Ulric from the initial trailer but joining him is the commander Drautos; Crowe, the female member of the guard; Luche, who considers himself the leader…
2 weeks ago.
The 10 year road to Final Fantasy XV explored in new video documentary
IGN has gone live today with their first part in a three part series exploring the making of Final Fantasy XV. The video features a few words from director Hajime Tabata as he reflects on the game's rocky development and difficult 10 year road toward making what they feel will be the ultimate Final Fantasy. Many new scenes are dispersed throughout, including a further look at dungeons and many scenes from the beginning of the game. Catch the video below. …
3 weeks ago.
A look at Final Fantasy XV's day/night cycle
IGN's week of Final Fantasy XV coverage continues with a new video look at the game's real-time day/night cycle. Similar to other open world games - and even Final Fantasy XIV - time will pass throughout the game as you play through it. As we learned in Episode Duscae, even more fearsome enemies come out during the night so use caution when traveling after dark. Final Fantasy XV is due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 30th worldwide. For…