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Final Fantasy XIII

New Final Fantasy XIII Trailer (Now on PSN)

Xin    2009-01-28    11 comments

The countdown has ended, and in all three major territories, a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII was released. Enjoy this new video of voiceovers, gameplay, and new characters. Link >> YouTube (SD) By the way, we may not have seen Sazh, but those other new characters do have names. Lepuro & Gadou are the two operatives seen working with...

Final Fantasy XIII Countdown

kula shakerz    2009-01-21    6 comments

Both the European and the North American Final Fantasy XII websites are now featuring a countdown that will end in 6 days (next Wednesday at 16:00 GMT). This is apparently the first of many countdowns to come according to Square Enix. Link >> European Final Fantasy XIII Website. Link >> North American Final Fantasy XIII Website.

FF XIII & Versus XIII Websites Have Gone Live

kula shakerz    2009-01-10    2 comments

Both the official websites for Final Fantasy XIII and Versus XIII have gone live! The Versus website only contains basic info about the game and not much else to look at but the Final Fantasy XIII website has character info, screenshots and trailers are probably coming soon. Both websites are in Japanese. Link >> Final Fantasy XIII. Link >> Final...

FFXIII @ JumpFESTA; Three New Characters (UPDATE)

Xin    2008-12-20    8 comments

JumpFESTA is finally underway in Japan, and SquareEnix is once again representing in full force, Closed Mega Theater intact. The biggest news so far is of yet another new FFXIII trailer, clocking in at well over 7mins. Trailer Details: ++ newCHAR - Asian looking woman with shoulder length hair, tied back. Tattoo on her right shoulder, wears an outfit comprised...

FFXIII & vsXIII DKΣ3713 Trailers

Xin    2008-12-12    5 comments

As promised, the first trailers from Famitsu's Re: Magazine have started making their way online. First up, the heavy hitters: Final Fantasy XIII & Final Fantasy Versus XIII. As a note, the videos are being pulled quickly from sites like YouTube and NicoNico, so we'll only be posting downloadable versions. FFXIII >> Download | GameTrailers vsXIII >> Download | GameTrailers...

Final Fantasy XIII Scans: Familiar Faces

Xin    2008-10-22    4 comments

Our last stop on the Fabula Nova Crystallis scan tour is of course, the main event: Final Fantasy XIII. A couple of new shots this week, and a bit of info. Link >> 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 The most notable piece of info, which you may have noticed, is the full name of our motorcycle...

Final Fantasy XIII Name Roundup

Xin    2008-10-15    5 comments

Looking back, we probably should have figured this out when he first appeared in the E32007 trailer. I mean, it all seems obvious now, right? Did you get it yet? Hm? It also seems really, really dumb. Mr.33cm's name has at last been revealed in the pages of this week's Shounen Jump. We'd heard varying hints: weather related, fiery, etc....

Another Char, Another Name, Another Game

Xin    2008-10-11    0 comments

There's not a ton of news left from SquareEnix at TGS this year. DQIX has a trailer, but it's cell phone quality so I'm not posting it. The Last Remnant also has a trailer, but I don't care about that game (hahah!). So, until the trailers from the Closed Mega Theater leak out, or unless something great happens at the...

Final Fantasy XIII - Developmental Screens

Xin    2008-09-27    2 comments

With Final Fantasy XIII, news is slow and hard to come by. So if something new pops up, we usually try to paste it up here for you. Today just so happens to be one of those rare days with something new. As such, it seems SquareEnix President Yoichi Wada made the network rounds on Japanese television yesterday, and brought...

Bunch of New XIII and Versus XIII Screenshots

kula shakerz    2008-08-19    10 comments

Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Versus XIII might still be far away but here are some new screenshots to drool over while we wait for these two highly anticipated titles. Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot #1 Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot #2 Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot #3 Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot #4 Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot #5 Final Fantasy XIII Screenshot...

New Final Fantasy XIII & Versus XIII Scans

kula shakerz    2008-08-08    5 comments

The latest issue of the Japanese magazine Shonen Jump includes some brand new screenshots of both Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Versus XIII. There isn't any new information on the two pages but there are screens of the new locations shown in the DKΣ3713 trailers.

DKΣ3713: Demo and Release for FFXIII in 2009

Brendan    2008-08-02    3 comments

Straight from the horse's mouth, Final Fantasy XIII will release as a PS3 Exclusive in Japan, officially, next year! In March of 2009, Square Enix will be releasing a PlayStation 3 Demo of Final Fantasy XIII with its Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete PS3 Hardware Bundle, so importers, be on the alert! This special disk will include new footage...

Final Fantasy XIII Heading to Xbox 360 (Updated)

kula shakerz    2008-07-14    22 comments

No sorry this is not a joke. This bit of news confirmed what we said last month. Square Enix is a cheap whore and Microsoft has too much money. This morning at its press briefing at the E3 Media & Business Summit, Microsoft stunned many in the audience by announcing Final Fantasy XIII is now in development for the Xbox...

Demo Planned Eventually

Brendan    2008-01-28    2 comments

Everyone's favorite Japanese developer and Square Enix love-child Tetsuya Nomura recently commented that they hope to get a demo out since 2008 will be the year--but, apparently, not in terms of a full release. Oh well. Nomura: "2008 will be the year. There will be tons of news bits, info on characters and summons, and an unexpected connection between the...

New Weekly Jump Scan!

Brendan    2008-01-17    4 comments

Shonen Weekly Jump has a some new images from the FF13 and FFv13 duo of games, each more tantalizing than anything else we've seen recently. In the FF13 scan is our protagonist Lightning, as well as some unidentified characters, possibly summons? Meanwhile, two men and a lass who looks an awful lot like Lucrecia Crescent join our leather clad hero.