Final Fantasy
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers gets an Ultimate Box special edition, new screenshots
Following last week's update for the Hunter and Paladin, two more classes have been revealed for Final Fantasy Explorers. Both the Ninja class and Time Mage are playable. In addition, two more classic summon monsters that players can face have also been revealed. First up is classic lightning god Ramuh, and second is the monstrous wolf Fenrir. Finally, Square Enix has announced an Ultimate Box collector's edition in Japan. Priced at 14,040 yen, the ultimate box comes with a 3DSLL cover…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers dated for Japan, new job classes revealed
Final Fantasy Explorers will be arriving in Japan on December 18th, according to a leak from this week's Jump Magazine. Slated for the Nintendo 3DS, this action RPG combines the classic Final Fantasy job system with multiplayer, exploration and combat. The magazine also revealed two additional player classes, Time Mage and Ninja. Square Enix has also released a couple of videos detailing the Knight, Monk and Black Mage classes in the game. The Knight uses a sword, shield, and heavy armor,…
3 weeks ago.
Square Enix game sale on North American PSN this week
A large collection of classic and recent Square Enix titles are on sale through the PlayStation Store this week, offering up some great discounts for games that are rarely offered at a cheaper price. Aside from Final Fantasy, both Chrono series games and Crystal Defenders join fairly recent releases such as Lightning Returns and Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD. Check out the full list here: Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy (PSP) – $9.99 Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP) – $9.99 Final Fantasy III (PSP) –…
1 month ago.
Select Android Final Fantasy titles on sale starting today
Several mobile Final Fantasy titles found on the Android Google Play will be going on sale within the next few weeks, Square Enix has announced. Starting today, both Final Fantasy III and Final Fantasy IV will be available for $7.99 each through July 30th. Then, starting from July 31st through August 6th, Final Fantasy V will be discounted with Final Fantasy IV: The After Years and Final Fantasy VI to follow from August 7th through August 18th. More details and…
2 months ago.
More Final Fantasy Explorers screenshots
The official website for Final Fantasy Explorers has updated with new screenshots for the initial four classes. Additionally, this week's Famitsu magazine provided some early details on the game. Gameplay is action based somewhat in the vein of the Monster Hunter series, and will support both local and internet multiplayer. Many jobs from classic Final Fantasy games will return, such as dragoon, ninja, and bard. There is also a mechanic were you can recruit monster enemies to fight alongside your characters. Final…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers website opens with first screenshots
Square Enix has opened the official website for Final Fantasy Explorers today, offering up a look at the new action RPG coming to the Nintendo 3DS. FF Explorers is taking a more traditional approach to the series by focusing on various jobs such as Knight, Monk, Black Mage and White Mage. Players will be able to battle together in four-player multiplayer against classic Final Fantasy summons such as Ifrit and Bahamut. …
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII G Bike doesn't affect the story of the Compilation
The newly announced and free-to-play mobile title set in the Final Fantasy VII universe has been confirmed to apparently have "no bearing on the canon". The producer for the game, Ichirou Hazama, stressed that although he would like players to consider it as having occurred during the original Final Fantasy VII the game hasn't got a story and therefore doesn't necessarily need to fall anywhere along the timeline. It was also confirmed that the game is more about chasing down…
2 months ago.
The Type-0 Voice Cast includes Matthew Marcer and Cristina Vee
Since the reveal of Type-0 HD's development and planned western release, a few voice actors have come forward to admit to their roles in the upcoming game - while at the same time confirming previous reports that voice recording had concluded for the title some years ago. Now that the localization is official, Mathew Mercer has stepped forward to confirm he will play the bowman Trey, Cristina Vee will play the mace-wielding Cinque, and Orion Acaba will voice the lancer named Nine.…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers announced for 3DS
A new handheld Final Fantasy game is on the way to the Nintendo 3DS in Japan according to some leaks from Jump magazine. This new title is a four-player multiplayer RPG similar in style to the Crystal Chronicles series. In order to seek out crystals, players will be tasked with defeating monsters with job-based abilities - including Black Mage, White Mage, Monk and Paladin with more to be revealed in the future. Square Enix has yet to set a release date or…
3 months ago.
Square Enix back to profitability - but flat 2015 forecast hints no FFXV any time soon
After an incredibly rough financial report last year that had an "extraordinary loss", resulting in the resignation of then-CEO Yoichi Wada, Square Enix can finally collectively wipe the sweat from its brow - for this last fiscal year features a return to profitability for them. The financial report for the fiscal year ending 31st March 2014 sees the company posting a solid profit of ¥6.5 billion, translating, roughly, to $65 million. Net Sales for the year were up 4.8% on the disastrous…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy in 2013: A Year in Review
As we close out the year that was 2013 I feel it’s important to look back at Square Enix and the various things they achieved while looking forward to the future of Final Fantasy established earlier in the year. We're breaking it down nice and simple for you - so feel free to take a read and post your own thoughts below. What impressed you? What disappointed you? We'd really like to know. The beginning of 2013 ushered in the world’s…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy, Vagrant Story character designer Akihiko Yoshida departs Square Enix
Famed character designer Akihiko Yoshida is no longer with Square Enix, FF-Reunion reports. According to a message in The Art of Bravely - Bravely Default artbook - Yoshida left the company back in November but he'll still provide work for the series, likely on a freelance basis. Yoshida joined Square back in 1995 and lent his skills to such titles as Vagrant Story, Tactics Ogre, Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy XII and more recently Final Fantasy XIV. He will also…
9 months ago.
Final Fantasy Holiday 2013 Import Guide
This year is once again an exciting time for Final Fantasy fans. Two major titles are on the horizon, and in the future we can expect Final Fantasy XIV for PS4, Final Fantasy XV, and more! Those looking to get their hands on both Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster early, or who just prefer the Japanese voice cast, might be interested in our quick import guide. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Out Nov. 21st With…
10 months ago.
Square Enix has formed a Final Fantasy committee to ensure series quality
In an effort to bolster the quality of the Final Fantasy series going forward, Square Enix has deemed it necessary to bring together some of the franchise's top creators in what they're calling the "Final Fantasy Committee." According to a report by FF-Reunion, the committee will be headed by Yoshinori Kitase, Hajime Tabata, Naoki Yoshida and Motomu Toriyama. Details remain sparse, but their meetings will take place to ensure the quality of the FF series going forward. Long time series…
10 months ago.
Kitase: Final Fantasy sequels won't necessarily be the standard going forward
Until the PS2 generation, Final Fantasy sequels were never really a thing. Before Final Fantasy X, fans could always expect "the next FF" title to be something new and fresh with regards to characters, world and event battle systems. However, Once X-2 came around - built on the top of an existing game world and its assets - the gloves were off for Square Enix to sort of expand what was previously contained in singular titles. With Final Fantasy XV…
10 months ago.
Nova Crystallis is now on Twitch
Starting today, Nova Crystallis staff will be live streaming and testing our new Twitch channel! We're looking to bring you streaming content from various Final Fantasy titles played on a variety of platforms including PC, PS3 and possibly PSP. Our current two titles on deck are Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Final Fantasy XII: International Zodiac Job System - both of which will be broadcast off and on pending announcement on our official Twitter feed. We'll have more to…
11 months ago.
Pictlogica Final Fantasy gets a short teaser trailer
Square Enix's recently announced Picross x RPG puzzle game gets its first trailer. The game - which will be available for iOS and Android platforms - features a quest mode where players will solve puzzles in order for their selected characters to attack enemies. Characters will have access to things like summons and other abilities as well as a co-op mode for multiplayer. When solving puzzles, the amount of time you spend doing so will directly impact attack strength. …
11 months ago.
Puzzle game Pictlogica Final Fantasy announced for iOS and Android
Not long ago, Square Enix registered a trademark and subsequent domain for something to do with "PICTLOGICA." We now know what that is, thanks to leaks from this week's Japanese magazine news. The full title of the game is Pictlogica Final Fantasy and if you hadn't guessed already, it's for smartphones. Developed by Jupiter, this F2P title is a fusion of Picross and RPG - complete with microtransactions. According to Famitsu, the game will feature a quest mode where players will…
1 year ago.
Square Enix still "wouldn't say no" to a Western-developed Final Fantasy spin-off
Ever since evidence leaked of a cancelled Western-developed Final Fantasy XII spin-off, online conversation about a potential Western take on the series has been intense. The talk is even referenced in recent Square Enix release Deus Ex: The Fall, where an optional email viewable on a computer declares the latest FF deserves to be Game of the Year 2027 - "Giving it back to a Japanese developer was the right move," the email winks. When fellow network affiliate RPG Site…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts to appear at Japan Expo 2013
Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts will be back to this year's Japan Expo in France, according to a new post from Square Enix. The event - which runs from July 4th through the 7th this year in in Paris - covers a wide range of popular Japanese culture including video games and famous guests. This year, Square Enix will be bringing out several key staff including Yoshinori Kitase, Motomu Toriyama, Naoki Yoshida and Shinji Hashimoto. More information is promised in…