Final Fantasy
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy 30th anniversary site opens
Square Enix has opened an official portal site for Final Fantasy's 30th anniversary next year. The website doesn't feature much for now, but fans can check out a short video and visuals chronicling the main numbered Final Fantasy series from I to XV. …
1 week ago.
Distant Worlds 2017 European concert series announced
The famous Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy concert series returns to Europe in 2017. Today the first six locations have been announced, starting with Madrid, Spain on April 29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o3deB2sLyA Arnie Roth once again conducts the Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, playing music from Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy XII, and more. Here is the full list of the concert dates and locations: April 29, 2017 - Palacio Vistalegre - Madrid, Spain …
1 week ago.
Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary revealed for PS4, PS Vita
Square Enix revealed a new entry in the Itadaki Street series titled: Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary during Sony's PlayStation Press Conference in Japan. The game will launch across both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2017. Square Enix has opened the game's official teaser site which features a short announcement video detailing the collaboration. …
2 weeks ago.
Record Keeper fans vote for their favorite Final Fantasy characters
Japanese fans who play Final Fantasy Record Keeper had a chance to vote for their favorite characters as part of the game's 2nd anniversary celebrations. The results are in and somewhat surprising. Taking the top spot was Cloud from Final Fantasy VII, followed by Lightning (Final Fantasy XIII) and Butz/Bartz (Final Fantasy V). Read on for the full 25-character ranking: 1. Cloud (FFVII) 2. Lightning (FFXIII) 3. Butz (FFV) 4. Yuna (FFX) 5. Squall (FFVIII) 6. Tidus (FFX) 7. Lock (FFVI) 8. Sephiroth (FFVII) 9. Cecil (FFIV) 10. Tina (FFVI) 11. Zidane…
2 weeks ago.
Distant Worlds is an audiovisual celebration of the Final Fantasy universe
I’ll go ahead and admit it up front. Despite my daily log-ins into Final Fantasy XIV's Eorzea, I consider myself a lapsed Final Fantasy fan. Almost a decade of Final Fantasy XIII, with its incoherent, disastrous plot and an endless barrage of side titles (I'm looking at you, Type-0) has clouded my positive memories of why Final Fantasy has had such a big impact on my life. Even today I look at the upcoming Final Fantasy XV with a bit…
2 months ago.
Play the original Final Fantasy on Nintendo's Classic Mini NES
Nintendo has announced a new console inspired by their first: the Nintendo Entertainment System. Specifically branded under "Nintendo Classic Mini", this small replica will come pre-loaded with thirty classic NES games including Square's Final Fantasy -- which launched in North America 26 years ago this past Tuesday. Out on November 11th 2016, the $59.99 asking price comes with an HDMI cable, an AC/USB adapter for power, and one controller. Additional controllers (the console supports up to 2) will be sold separately…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius heads West
Mobile RPG Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is heading to the West, Square Enix revealed today. An English version of the game's official site has gone live where users can pre-register for the upcoming iOS and Android title. Each pre-registration will count 30 Crystal Points toward a Milestones campaign that will unlock new content in the game. These Milestones include: 1,000,000 Points: Magitek Armor Terra – Terra from Final Fantasy VI will devastate your foes! 1,500,000 Points: 3 Elixirs and 5,000 Friend Points –…
5 months ago.
Masashi Hamauzu - works for piano concert to take place in Cologne next week
Next week on Wednesday, April 20 at 19:30, a special concert titled "Masashi Hamauzu - works for piano" will take place at the Loft Köln in Cologne, Germany. German pianist Benyamin Nuss - who is headlining the event - told Nova Crystallis earlier this week that he will play several of Hamauzu's compositions from Final Fantasy X and XIII - such as "The Promise" and "Nascent Requiem" - as well as tracks from Legend of Legacy, SaGa Frontier 2 and Unlimited…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy IX is out now for mobile platforms
Final Fantasy IX is out today on mobile platforms in a bit of a stealth release. Square Enix dropped the game on iOS and Android store fronts this morning, launching at a 20% discount price of $16.99 through February 21st. Featuring the same game content as the original PlayStation version, the mobile release offers a few additions such as achievements, seven different game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes, auto save functionality and high-definition movies and character models. Final…
10 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers gets a Collector's Edition for North America and Europe
Final Fantasy Explorers is getting the Collector's Edition treatment, revealed for North America and Europe today during Nintendo's latest Direct stream. The Collector's Edition includes the following: A copy of the game Limited Edition Amano artwork box “Songs for the Journey” 20-track music sampler Nintendo 3DS collector’s hardcase Limited edition art book Unlockable in-game quests for legendary weapons: Crimson Blitz from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Thyrus from Final Fantasy XIV Venus Gospel from Final Fantasy VII Death Penalty from Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Final Fantasy Explorers is set to…
11 months ago.
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius launching on Mobile devices in Japan on October 22nd
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius will be releasing on both iOS and Android devices in Japan on October 22nd, Square Enix revealed today. The game features a brand new crystal-based story with a set of new Final Fantasy characters alongside adding characters from the previous Final Fantasy games. Square Enix will be giving out after the release of the game a playable “Magitek Armor with Terra Branford Piloting” to commemorate 3 million registrations. …
1 year ago.
First trailer for Final Fantasy Brave Exvius released
Square Enix has uploaded the first trailer for one of their mobile games developed A-Lim titled "Final Fantasy Brave Exvius". Square Enix is also accepting pre-registrations for the game here now. The game is set to arrive on both iOS and Android devices this year in Japan. No confirmation on a Western localization yet, though Square Enix filled a trademark for "Brave Exvius" last year in November in Europe. The game will be present at TGS 2015 via video form. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bhRtof5oOA…
1 year ago.
Official Playstation TGS 2015 lineup lists Final Fantasy Adventure for PS Vita
Sony has updated their Tokyo Game Show 2015 lineup and apparently one of Square Enix's games titled "Final Fantasy Adventure" is a PS Vita title. Square Enix has yet to actually reveal the platform of the game, though they will of course reveal more information on the game in the coming days at Tokyo Game Show 2015.…
1 year ago.
Square Enix to end service for Final Fantasy VII G-Bike this December in Japan
Service for Final Fantasy VII G-Bike will be discontinuing on December 15th at 11:59PM, Square Enix announced today. Final Fantasy VII G-Bike was released on iOS and Android devices on October 30th in Japan. The game was also revealed for a Western localization at E3 2014, but we haven't heard more since.…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers coming to North America and Europe in January 2016
Square Enix revealed today that Final Fantasy Exploers will be coming to North America on January 26th and Europe on January 29th. FF Explorers is best described as classic Final Fantasy by way of Capcom's Monster Hunter series with heavy MMO influences, tasking players with teaming up in groups of four to go spelunking in dungeons, collect crystals and of course battle iconic FF enemeis including some of the series' most powerful summon eidolons, who feature as raid-style bosses. FF Explorers is…
1 year ago.
Final Symphony II's nostalgia-packed concert track list revealed - featuring FF5, 8, 9 and 13
The team behind the wildly successful Final Symphony concert series has finally revealed what fans can expect from the upcoming Final Symphony II, with the new edition of the concert series sporting some of the most beloved and classic tracks from Final Fantasy XIII, IX, VIII and V. The new concerts will begin with 'In a Roundabout Way - Fanfare', an original piece by key Final Symphony contributor Jonne Valtonen. After that, the concert will move on to showcase four complex…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Dragonsong to premiere at Distant Worlds this December
Hinted at during E3's own Distant Worlds show and now a reality, Final Fantasy XIV's Dragonsong will be joining the concert series circuit starting with its world premiere later this year. Revealed today, AWR Music Productions will be joined by Nobuo Uematsu in Chicago on December 26th for a special holiday event. In addition to Dragonsong, Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra and Arnie Roth plan on bringing a special musical tribute to Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy I – XIV Battle Medley…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy Portal App announced, a combination news and resources app
The new Final Fantasy Portal app, coming to both iOS and Android, is part news site, part wiki, and part game. Apparently it will update periodically with the latest trailers and announcements, and it contains a variety of information about various games. From the look of things it also includes the Final Fantasy XIV version of Triple Triad, introduced and popularized originally in Final Fantasy VIII. If the little "Game" option in the corner is any indication, there may be…
1 year ago.
World of Final Fantasy will allow new players to connect to the series
Following up its reveal yesterday, Square Enix took some time during their e3 livestream to discuss World of Final Fantasy and what sort of game it plans on being. The director, Hiroki Chiba, has three major goals. Two of them are fairly simple, to show off a new world and a new kind of gameplay. The game does take place in its very own universe, in a world called Grimoire, and the battle system involves stacking tiny monsters and characters…
1 year ago.
Mobius Final Fantasy arrives in Japan on June 4th
Mobius Final Fantasy will release on June 4th on iOS and Android devices in Japan, Famitsu revealed in their latest issue this week. The game will be free to play and will be compatible with iPhone 5 and up, along with Android devices released from 2012 and onwards. According to the magazine, players will be able to customize the graphical quality of the game, adjust the power-save settings and configure the interface for left-handed users. Similar to the Final Fantasy XIII…