Final Fantasy
1 month 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 month 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 month 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
3 months 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…
5 months ago.
Square Enix hosting Dissidia Final Fantasy Closed Conference 2015 next month
Square Enix will be holding a special conference on April 10 to further detail Dissidia Final Fantasy, a game recently announced for arcades at the Japan Amusement Expo 2015 as the first arcade title in the Final Fantasy series. The event, which is being called "Closed Conference 2015" will take place in Japan at Yebisu Garden Place and fans apart of Square Enix's own Members service as well as Famitsu.com readers will have a chance to attend the event via…
5 months ago.
Final Symphony II concert to showcase all-new FF5, 8, 9 and 13 music arrangements
A sequel to the hit concert series and album release Final Symphony has been announced - and it's already confirmed that it'll tackle four much-loved Final Fantasy soundtracks when it arrives later this year. Nobuo Uematsu's Final Fantasy V, VIII and IX scores will all receive the full Final Symphony treatment, which includes complex and sweeping arrangements of themes from the game in a fashion that's more musically rich and clasically styled than most other FF and video game music concerts.…
5 months ago.
Distant Worlds heads to E3 this year, Final Fantasy XII composer Hitoshi Sakimoto to attend
The folks at Distant Worlds, the huge Final Fantasy orchestral concert series, have just announced a partial line-up for their concert at this year's E3, and if you're planning on being anywhere near the show, it's one worth considering - as it's promised to be quite the event. Arnie Roth will be leading the Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra with music from all 14 currently released Final Fantasy games. As such, they'll be premiering in North America for the first time the…
6 months ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy announced for arcade
The new title teased for arcades for the past couple weeks has been revealed to be a re-working of Dissidia Final Fantasy for a new era. Square Enix revealed the title at Japan Amusement Expo in Chiba today along with the first images and details on the game. Dissidia for arcades will make use of a 3 on 3 battle system, with the structure of combat and its framing different from the original PSP versions. Y'shtola from Final Fantasy XIV will…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy developers to begin college lecture tour
Starting at the end of this month, Square Enix is set to partner with both Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Plano, Texas and University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles in an effort to bring their own developer know-how to students through special college lectures. The lectures will focus on Final Fantasy Type-0 and feature Yusuke Naora and Kazuyuki Ikumori, both of whom have served prominent roles in the company. Naora, who worked as art director for Type-0 and other…
7 months ago.
Square Enix shares new Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal trailer
A new trailer has surfaced online promoting Square Enix's upcoming mobile title Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal. In preparation for its release on iOS and Android some time this year, registrations have been opened for Japanese users. Those who participate will receive a white chocobo summon, free for their efforts. Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal is a free-to-play title which revolves around time travel in which the heroes of the story must save the world from a god.…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal Jump Festa 2015 Trailer
Square Enix has uploaded the Jump Festa 2015 trailer for their free to play game - Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal. Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal will have frequent story updates and the complete story will be available to players for free. The game is schedule to release on iOS/Android devices in Japan this Winter. A teaser for Square Enix's Final Fantasy Portal App can be seen towards the end of the trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soozhnxfoi8…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers Jump Festa 2015 Trailer
Square Enix has released a brand-new Final Fantasy Explorers trailer at Jump Festa today. Final Fantasy Explorers launched in Japan on December 18th. The trailer shows off various classes, summons & iconic Final Fantasy characters. Square Enix is yet to announce a Western release. Watch the trailer below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8egQIoaXtvk…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy Worldwide Words Jump Festa 2015 Trailer
Square Enix has released the Jump Festa 2015 trailer for Final Fantasy Worldwide Words today. Final Fantasy Worldwide Words is a free to play typing RPG for IOS/Andorid devices. Watch the trailer below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWHn_vJeCo4…
8 months ago.
Square Enix reveals Mevius Final Fantasy for mobile devices
Square Enix has announced Mevius Final Fantasy, the latest spin-off from their big-budget series - and the game appears to be an interesting combination of mobile-based gaming with larger, more ambitious sensibilities more traditionally associated with console. While Square Enix has put out a number of ports of classic Final Fantasy games and smaller-scale FF projects on mobile, Mevius, revealed in Famitsu this week, is designed to be a traditional RPG for mobile that doesn't feel 'inferior' to a full console-based…
9 months ago.
Square Enix announces a handful of Final Fantasy smartphone titles for 2015
Square Enix has revealed their Final Fantasy smartphone ambitions with a trio of new titles announced at a media presentation in Japan yesterday. First on the list is Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal, which is a follow-up of sorts to Final Fantasy Legends (Final Fantasy Dimensions) featuring new characters Tomo and Emo from two different time periods who travel across history to save the world. The game's character design and art is being worked on by CyDesignation. Square Enix also…
10 months ago.
Final Fantasy Explorers screenshots show off new legacy characters, classes, more
Square Enix has updated the Final Fantasy Explorers official website, revealing new classes, trance cameos, and summon monsters. Engineers use a gun to attack from long range and have the ability to induce status effects. Red Mages are well-rounded fighters who can use physical attacks and many magic types. Bartz (FF5), Tidus (FF10), and Yuna (FF10-2) have been revealed to be available transformations for use with the Trance ability. Finally, series' classic summons Odin and Leviathan, as well as newcomer Amaterasu…
10 months ago.
Red Mage and Machinist jobs added to Final Fantasy Explorers
Final Fantasy Explorers adds a couple more job classes to its roster, along with new summoned beasts as revealed in this week's Jump Magazine. The sword and magic wielding Red Mage and quick-fire gun-using Machinist have been added as available job classes. Additionally, classic Final Fantasy summon Odin makes his appearance with Sleipnir along with newcomer Amaterasu who joins the likes of ifrit, Shiva, Ramuh, and Bahamut. Final Fantasy Explorers releases on December 18th in Japan. While Western localization has…
10 months ago.
Square Enix has filed for "MEVIUS FINAL FANTASY" Trademark
Square Enix has filed for "MEVIUS FINAL FANTASY" trademark in Europe. It was filed on 3rd of Oct, 2014, and is under examination. It is currently not known if this is an iOS, handheld or a console game. We'll keep you guys posted as soon as we find out more. …