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Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV Video Roundup

Brendan    2016-04-03    0 comments

Square Enix firebombed the internet this week with numerous announcements and trailers thanks in no small part to their big event in Los Angeles, CA this week. While you could just as easily visit Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XV YouTube channel on your own, why not let me do the work and consolidate them here for you? You were kind...

Florence Welch's “Stand By Me” is Final Fantasy XV's Theme

Brendan    2016-04-03    1 comment

Final Fantasy XV has an official theme, a cover of “Stand By Me” orchestrated and performed by Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine. Fans were first exposed to the rendition during the “Reclaim Your Throne” trailer played at the start of the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event on March 30th. Square Enix also released a video on behalf of...

FF15 Ultimate CE Already Sold Out

Brendan    2016-04-02    0 comments

Square Enix announced three versions of Final Fantasy XV at their Los Angeles event earlier this week. The standard edition of the game will retail for $59.99 while the deluxe edition weighs in at $89.99. At $269, the Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector's Edition is one of the most expensive bundles ever released by Square Enix. Limited to 30,000 units...


Final Fantasy XV Gets Anime 'Brotherhood'

Brendan    2016-04-02    0 comments

Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV was another multimedia project announced at Square Enix’s Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event. The series will span five independent episodes to be streamed for free online ahead of the game’s launch in September. It chronicles the journey that Noctis, Ignis, Prompto, and Gladio embark upon together. The first episode became available immediately and each will average...

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Announced

Brendan    2016-04-02    0 comments

Final Fantasy XV is getting a companion CGI feature film, Kingsglaive, which tells the story of drama unfolding in the Crown City of Insomnia, capital of the Kingdom of Lucis, which runs concurrent to the early parts of Final Fantasy XV. Sean Bean voices King Regis, Lena Headey voices Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, and Aaron Paul voices the main character, Nyx...

Final Fantasy XV Releases September 30, 2016

Brendan    2016-04-02    3 comments

By now, word has spread like wildfire across the internet that Final Fantasy XV is just under six months away from its worldwide release. At its Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event yesterday, Square Enix confirmed what was, by and large, already known: September 30, 2016 is the release date for one of the most anticipated games in history. Square Enix’s...


Rumor: Final Fantasy XV Releasing Worldwide Sept. 30

Xin    2016-03-14    4 comments

What are you doing this fall? Watching the leaves turn a golden, autumnal hue, drifting slowly from branch to ground, while taking a sip of your third Pumpkin Spice Latte? Perhaps, but SquareEnix is banking on you doing something else - namely, playing the long awaited Final Fantasy XV. Gematsu have information from three independent sources with "knowledge on the...

Final Fantasy IX Gets First Big Update

Brendan    2016-02-27    0 comments

Final Fantasy IX for mobile received its first big update after releasing a little over two weeks ago. The title, which currently sits at 4 stars on 670 reviews at the iTunes App Store, has received significant improvements and feature adjustments. The new update include the following changes: Manual screen rotate button added. Tap the rotate icon on the title...

Final Fantasy IX Available Now on iOS and Android

Xin    2016-02-09    1 comment

I only write an article once every...six months or so now, it seems, so I'm quite glad this is the one I chose this time around. Final Fantasy IX has just released on Google Play and The App Store for Android and iOS devices. Even better, the game is 20% off ($16.99 USD) from now until February 21st, so pick...


Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV Sold Out in LA

Brendan    2016-02-06    1 comment

The March 30th event for Final Fantasy XV has officially sold out, according to ticket vendor Showclix. Granted, the tickets were free, but it's still an impressive accomplishment for a single videogame event. It was mentioned on the January 30th ATB Report that the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California can seat around six thousand people and if even a...

Adventures of Mana Available Now

Brendan    2016-02-06    0 comments

Adventures of Mana is now live in Apple’s iOS App Store and Google’s Play Store for Android. Priced at $13.99, the game’s cost is about right for a buy-to-own Square Enix mobile title and is being met with positive reactions. Touch Arcade wrote a glowing review of the game, going so far as to say: As long as you know...

FF14 Patch 3.2 Promises New Content

Brendan    2016-02-06    1 comment

The next big content update to Final Fantasy XIV is coming to Eorzea on February 23, 2016. Patch 3.2, “The Gears of Change” will bring plot advancements and the all new Antitower dungeon. The Lost City of Amdapor, which originally debuted in Patch 2.2, is getting a new hard-mode for daring dungeoneers. You check out a few screenshots below.


Adventures of Mana Comes West on Feb 4

Brendan    2016-02-03    0 comments

Adventures of Mana's western release appeared out of nowhere and is racing towards the finish line. On February 4, the Final Fantasy Adventures remake will arrive for iOS and Android devices in the west. It looks like it'll be arriving in Japan on the same date as well. I'm not sure how I feel about this, as I'd much prefer...

Welcome to Saucer Sunday: FFXV, Fantastic Beasts, and Pokemon!

Brendan    2016-01-31    0 comments

Welcome to Square Insider's first Saucer Sunday, a roundup of articles from across the web that cover interesting posts from the would of nerd gaming and beyond. This week's premier Saucer Sunday keeps it close to home with a recap of Final Fantasy XV news, Pokemon's 20th Anniversary, and a sneak peek at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them....

March 30 Event, Female Highwind Villain, and More Revealed!

Brendan    2016-01-31    3 comments

Tonight's ATB highlighted just how far this game has come and how close it is to completion. Hajime Tabata, the game's director, was visibly excited by the title's progress since he formally took over three years ago. This ATB covered quite a bit of ground, ranging from battle mechanics, physics, and lighting to the structure of the Nilfheim Empire. Because...