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Final Fantasy XIII

See You In The Spring: FFXIII In March

Xin    2009-11-13    3 comments

Final Fantasy XIII has been in the works for a long time. Since it's announcement at the 2006 Electronics Entertainment Expo, fans have waited for the day they could call the game their own. At long last, the US and European markets have a date to circle on their calendars: March 09th, 2010. And really, there's not much else to...

Final Fantasy XIII Announcement Coming Tomorrow

Xin    2009-11-13    2 comments

SquareEnix have been hyping a big announcement for both the US and Europe on various outlets, most prominently on the European PlayStation Blog, where Yoshinori Kitase will be making a "Special Announcement" tomorrow at 10:30am EST. US fans shouldn't worry, as the announcement is said to concern both markets, and Sony is promising the debut of a brand new trailer...

Final Fantasy XIII Soundtrack Dated For Japan

kula shakerz    2009-11-04    2 comments

Square Enix has announced that they will be releasing the Final Fantasy soundtrack in Japan on January 27. There will also be a 5-disc limited edition that includes a bonus "drama CD" called FINAL FANTASY XIII Episode Zero -Promise- Story01 -ENCOUNTER written by FFXIII scenario writer Motomu Toriyama.

Final Fantasy XIII Tokyo Game Show 09 Trailer

kula shakerz    2009-09-29    2 comments

Square Enix released a brand Final Fantasy XIII trailer at this years Tokyo Game show. This seven minutes long trailer features both CG cutscenes and actual gameplay featuring a couple of the redesigned summons. Final Fantasy XIII is going to be released on December 17 in Japan while the rest of the world will have to wait until 2010. Watch...

Final Fantasy XIII Themed PS3

kula shakerz    2009-09-24    10 comments

Square Enix has just released some pictures of the limited edition Final Fantasy XIII themed PlayStation 3. The console is white with a pink picture of "Lightning" on it. The system will also feature a 250GB HDD and it will be released in Japan on December 17 along with Final Fantasy XIII.

Two New Characters Arrive: Dahj & Serah

Xin    2009-09-12    2 comments

With the Final Fantasy XIII Premiere Party is behind us and Tokyo Game Show is just around the corner, more of this role-playing epic's cast is beginning to come to light. Warning, Spoilers abound if you're trying to keep everything a secret. First we meet the adorable baby boy of Sazh Katzroy - his son, Dahj. He lost his mother...

Final Fantasy XIII Release Date

Xin    2009-09-07    3 comments

With SquareEnix holding a big Premiere Party for Final Fantasy XIII later today in Japan, many speculated a release date was, at long last, upon us. Luckily for us, Square seems to have the same plumbing as Sony, as the Japanese release date for the game has leaked via these neat little ads featured on YouTube. Did you click it?...

FFXIII Coming To Europe During Spring 2010

kula shakerz    2009-08-20    9 comments

Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase told VG247 that Final Fantasy XIII will get released in Europe and North America simultaneously on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 during spring 2010. "We don’t have the actual month down yet, but in Japan it’s scheduled for a winter release, and in Europe and North American territoriers it’s spring 2010," said the producer....

Final Fantasy XIII: Women In Control

Xin    2009-08-20    0 comments

With Final Fantasy XIII, things have already deviated from the path of the last few iterations in the series. Ride-able, transforming Eidolons, worlds within worlds, and perhaps most significantly, a female lead character. Scans from today's issue of JUMP however also reveal that the female soldier seen in various trailers is in fact the game's villain, a Lieutenant in the...

Changes for FFXIII

Brendan    2009-08-04    2 comments

Kotaku has an interesting story up about the changes that Final Fantasy XIII as gone through during the development process. It examines stills from last and earlier to stills taken this year and highlights the differences. At some point, most of us have seen the majority of new and old but it casts light on how interestingly memory works. FFXIII...

More Final Fantasy XIII Character Info

Brendan    2009-07-16    1 comment

Forum member Neora is a internet troll and wanted to prove it by gathering some Final Fantasy XIII information for you. This week's edition of Shonen Jump includes information on a member of the game's cast, a white haired male youth named Hope Estheim. And apparently: Hope's weapon is a boomerang. It appears there is some kind of a friction...

Rumor: Final Fantasy XIII in Winter '09

Brendan    2009-04-15    3 comments

Gaming website Kotaku is reporting that an image advertising the 'Winter 2009' release of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy XIII is attached to the end of the game's demo, which itself is attached to Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete. Speculation is abundant that the recent delay of Dragon Quest IX would only cause more trouble for the elusive release...

FFXIII: Vocals, Visuals & Trial Runs

Xin    2009-03-31    3 comments

With FFVII:Advent Children Complete just over the horizon, the demo for Final Fantasy XIII can finally be yours. But what should you expect? From a technical aspect, the demo is from a 2008 build of the game, and according to director Motomu Toriyama represents only 50% of the title's current state. When at full power, the team claims FFXIII will...

Final Fantasy XIII Website Has Been Updated

kula shakerz    2009-03-15    0 comments

Square Enix has updated the official Japanese Final Fantasy XIII website with some new info. The character section now has some information and screenshots of the three remaining members of "Nora", the Snow-led resistance movement fighting the Cocoon's theocratic government. The "message" section has also been updated and it confirms Bahamut's appearance in the game. Check of the official site...

Final Fantasy XIII: Meet Team Nora

Xin    2009-02-25    4 comments

If memory serves me correctly (guess the reference you win a prize*), the last time we talked FF13, we introduced you to three brand new characters. New info has come and gone since then, so let's play catchup. Leburo, Gadou & Maaki are actually part of a group known as Team Nora, lead by the one and only Snow Villiers...