Final Fantasy
1 month ago.
More Final Fantasy titles are coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC; 2018 & 2019 releases
Following the reveal of multiple ports heading to Nintendo Switch, Square Enix is also pushing several Final Fantasy titles to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. In particular, Xbox One players will soon be able to experience core numbered titles such as Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age— all for the first time ever on an Xbox system. Square Enix has set up a guide of the releasing titles on…
1 month ago.
A myriad of Final Fantasy titles are coming to Nintendo Switch; VII, IX, X/X-2, XII: TZA ports due out 2019
Square Enix is bringing a huge number of Final Fantasy titles to Nintendo Switch ranging from spin-offs to core numbered titles, Nintendo has revealed during their recent Nintendo Direct livestream. Below is the full list of titles coming to the system along with their release windows: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition - Available Now World of Final Fantasy: Maxima - November 6, 2018 Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Everybuddy! - Winter 2018 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition - 2019 Final Fantasy VII - 2019 Final Fantasy IX -…
1 month ago.
Kingdom Hearts III Big Hero 6 Teaser Trailer and more from PlayStation LineUp Tour
PlayStation held an event showcasing upcoming games for the PlayStation platform.  Square Enix was among many of the studios to showcase off new games.  Here is a list of games showcased at the event. Kingdom Hearts III got a brand new trailer ahead of TGS this year.  A teaser trailer shown at the PlayStation LineUp Tour can be seen below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0NX_QV_BpU Kingdom Hearts is getting a VR treatment by the name of Kingdom Hearts VR Experience.  The brief video showed all of the…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy Record Keeper's next collaboration event is with Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross]
Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy Record Keeper, featuring its next collaboration event with Kingdom Hearts Union χ. Known as the "Gummi Ship Campaign", the event adds Sora and Riku as new playable characters to Record Keeper. In addition, FFRK players will be able to take part in all new battles against iconic Kingdom Hearts enemies during the campaign. According to the company, depending on the total number of players for each of the two games, the games'…
9 months ago.
Director for Left Alive teases upcoming news and Square Enix developers talk about their plans for 2018
At Tokyo Game Show this year, Square Enix revealed a new trailer for their upcoming survival action shooter: Left Alive. And while very little has been revealed about the post-apocalyptic themed game, Director Toshifumi Nabeshima (Director of the Armored Core series) teases that we may not have to wait much longer for news. Nabeshima told 4Gamer that he was happy to see that the reaction to Left Alive's announcement was beyond his expectations, even though he now feels a lot of…
9 months ago.
Universal Studios Japan shows off a new trailer for their upcoming Final Fantasy themed ride
Universal Studios Japan released a short new trailer showcasing their upcoming Final Fantasy themed ride. The trailer is fast, showing off a brief battle between Final Fantasy 7's Cloud and Sephiroth before giving us a breathtaking view of Midgar. Final Fantasy XR Ride is a motion VR simulator coming to Universal Studios Japan, where attendees will board an airship and experience cinematic material created by Visual Works. Final Fantasy XR Ride is part of Universal Studio's "Universal Cool Japan 2018" campaign,…
10 months ago.
Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda: "Final Fantasy is not something we could ever discontinue"
Final Fantasy is one of Square Enix's most important franchises, but in a recent Gameindustry.biz interview with Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda, is a franchise that's exerted great pressure on everyone attached. That may not come as a shock to many when considering the challenges that come with inheriting a title with such a voluminous history and expectation. While there have been stumbles, such as the original failed launch of Final Fantasy XIV, Matsuda says that the series is "not…
10 months ago.
Shinji Hashimoto says 2018 will be a big year for Final Fantasy with new titles in development
It's the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy and we've experienced some of its celebration with the releases of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and more spinoffs. In an exclusive interview with EDAMAME Arcade Channel, Final Fantasy brand manager Shinji Hashimoto has teased that the celebration will extend in 2018, with Square Enix teams working hard on new Final Fantasy titles. The interview mainly focuses on the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game's current performance, and he talks a bit about…
11 months ago.
Edge 314 will have a Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Edition
Now available for pre-order, Edge 314 celebrates the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy through a special world-exclusive feature with Square Enix's senior development staff from across Final Fantasy history, to bring us the whole story of the one of the most long-running and best-selling series in games. It will be on sale on December 8 and is expected to be dispatched on December 19. The slipcase contains 15 copies of Edge 314 with 15 separate covers, one for each mainline entry in the series, showcasing rare artwork from different renowned…
11 months ago.
Final Fantasy Dimensions II coming to iOS and Android on November 1st
Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy Legends II will be getting an English release on November 1st under the name Final Fantasy Dimensions II. According to an article over RPGsite, Final Fantasy Dimensions II was originally released in Japan under the name Final Fantasy Legends: Toki no Suisho, but upon its relaunch, the title was changed to Final Fantasy Legends II. Final Fantasy Legends II is a free-to-play app for iOS and Android devices with in-game purchases, however, it is currently…
11 months ago.
Final Fantasy veteran Yoshitaka Amano documentary explores his journey as an artist
Yoshitaka Amano is heralded on the same level as Sakaguchi and Uematsu, being one of the main forces of Final Fantasy's foundation. In this documentary produced for the release of the Final Fantasy Memorial Ultimania official encyclopedia, we get a glimpse into his universe and career, from his first steps as an animator for Tatsunoko, to his emblematic illustration work for Final Fantasy and his recent involvement on the contemporary art scene. https://vimeo.com/239761924…
1 year ago.
Pictlogica Final Fantasy announced for Nintendo 3DS
Pictlogica Final Fantasy is coming to Nintendo 3DS in Japan, Square Enix announced today. Due out on July 12, the free-to-play title will be available for download from Nintendo's eShop service. Originally released for mobile platforms in 2013, Pictlogica Final Fantasy features over 160 characters from the series, with players working toward puzzles and battle quests. Characters you collect can be leveled up, equip weapons and even learn new abilities. Catch the announcement trailer below. …
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary "Timeless Legacy" trailer
Square Enix has gone live with a snazzy trailer to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy franchise. Viewers are treated with a slick compilation of gameplay footage and cutscenes from throughout the mainline series including Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy XV. Take a blast from the past below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHMHrLPIgcY…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy 30th anniversary opening ceremony was just the start, says Shinji Hashimoto
If you were disappointed with yesterday's Final Fantasy 30th anniversary event, don't fret. Square Enix is promising this is just the beginning. Speaking with Famitsu this week, Final Fantasy series boss Shinji Hashimoto had a few choice words for the magazine - noting there are new Final Fantasy titles currently in production. “This event was a ceremony to raise the curtain on the 30th anniversary, in other words an ‘opening ceremony.’ We’re preparing various projects from hereon. We’re preparing some…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary event: all the announcements
Square Enix Japan just wrapped up a special 30th Anniversary Final Fantasy event. FF doesn't turn 30 until December, but the company picked today, FFVII's 20th anniversary, to set out some of their plans for this, a banner birthday year for FF. We've covered some of the announcements elsewhere, but it only seemed right to round up the general announcements from the event under one banner. So - here's what you need to know: FFXV, FFVII Remake and FFXII HD News …
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy's 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony dated for January 31
Mark your calendars because Square Enix will be hosting an opening ceremony event to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series. Set for January 31, 2017 at the Toho Cinemas in Roppongi Hills, the ceremony will include a talk event featuring guests of high stature, and a first time showing of some of the franchise's 30th anniversary commemoration projects. Expect additional details about the event at a later date. If you happen to be a registered Square Enix Japan…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy 30th anniversary plans will be revealed soon
Square Enix will reveal their plans for the Final Fantasy series 30th anniversary "soon" says franchise boss Shinji Hashimoto. His response was featured in Famitsu this week, where game developers were asked specifically about their expectations for 2017. Hashimoto notes the special Real Escape Game x Final Fantasy XIV "Escape from the Binding Coil of Bahamut" won't be the only thing they have planned for the 30th anniversary. Several months ago, Square Enix opened an official portal site to celebrate the milestone,…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy returns to Puzzle & Dragons starting next week
Final Fantasy will return to mobile game Puzzle & Dragons once again, GungHo Online Entertainment America and Square Enix announced today. Starting from November 28 through December 11, the fan-favorite collaboration will expand upon the previous ones with six new characters, a new dungeon, Ultimate Evolutions and bosses from the mainline series. The Final Fantasy-themed "Rare Egg Machine" will now include 24 characters including Yuna, Lightning and Noctis. Glauca from Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV will also be available exclusively in the…
1 year ago.
Share your Final Fantasy Legacy
Celebrating the release of Final Fantasy XV in just a few weeks, Square Enix invited fans, developers and some special guests to talk about their stories surrounding the Final Fantasy series and how it's impacted their lives. Much like each Final Fantasy game itself, every person has their own story as to how the series has affected them. The official Final Fantasy XV Twitter has posted a teaser trailer to an upcoming video "Final Fantasy XV: New Legacies"…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy Legends II is Square Enix's latest smartphone game
Square Enix's newest Final Fantasy title for mobile is Final Fantasy Legends II, in development for iOS and Android platforms. The company posted a short teaser for the game ahead of the official website launch, promising pre-registration bonus goodies for those who get in early. Bonus items include Tidus’ (Final Fantasy X) Phantom Stone and the exclusive Fraternity weapon. …