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Two FFX Psuedo-Sequels On The Way

kula shakerz    2002-06-04    0 comments

In a press conference held earlier today, Square announced that two titles set in the Final Fantasy X universe are planned for release this summer in Japan. Games Are Fun reports that the two side stories will center around FFX heroines Yuna and Rikku, though to what extent is unknown. The games will make use of FFX's engine, and original...

FFXI Sales Heading Down

kula shakerz    2002-06-02    0 comments

Final Fantasy XI dropped a full ten spots this week, which is generally unheard of, especially considering the game was #1 last week. Only 7,529 copies were sold last week, for a grand total of 83,665. Very disappointing. Perhaps more copies will be sold when the PS2BB units become more widely available. Kingdom Hearts moved up a spot to #4,...

FFX Shipments Reaches 5 Millions

kula shakerz    2002-05-31    0 comments

Square mentioned today that worldwide shipments of Final Fantasy X have already topped five million copies, due in large part to the recent European launch of the game. As of January, some four million copies had been shipped, but the number just surpassed five million this week. The current breakdown is as follows: 2.74 million in Japan, 1.47 million in...


Square's Development Plans

kula shakerz    2002-05-29    0 comments

Square recently announced their development plans for the "big three" systems right now, Sony's PlayStation 2, Nintendo's GameCube, and Microsoft's X-Box. Square had decided not to pursue development for the X-Box. Rather, they will put most of their resources towards PlayStation 2 development. Final Fantasy XII is scheduled to hit the PS2 sometime in 2003. As for GameCube development, Square...

FFXI Launch Gone Wrong?

kula shakerz    2002-05-23    0 comments

Since launch day, FFXI has experienced some major problems. An overabundance in the amount of users registering could not be handled by the servers. In addition, WebMoney, a renowned company handling the PlayOnline monetary billing, could not take care of the amount of users itself. Even PlayOnline's website was experiencing problems, and user support could not take care of the...

Kingdom Hearts Voice Actors Revealed!

kula shakerz    2002-05-15    0 comments

On Tuesday, Square and Disney Interactive revealed the English cast for Kingdom Hearts. Haley Joel Osment (Artificial Intelligence, The Sixth Sense) is the star of the game, giving vocals to Sora, the story's lead. Riku will be voiced by 7th Heaven's David Gallagher, and the female lead, Kairi, will feature the talent of Hayden Panettiere (Remeber the Titans). Other supporting...