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Final Fantasy X-2

Final Fantasy X-2 Goes International

sifar    2003-09-10    0 comments

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy X-2 International and Last Mission for PlayStation 2. Apart from the standard International version treatment a la Final Fantasy X International and Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, this new title will feature some entirely new elements: If there is no clear save data of X-2 available, players can only collect items in a bonus dungeon,...

Official FFX-2 US Release Date

sifar    2003-09-03    0 comments

Square Enix USA has announced that the sequel to its 2001 PlayStation 2 blockbuster Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2 will be available in the US in early December, carrying a retail price of $49.99 USD. This contradicts earlier unofficial reports speaking of an early November release date. Furthermore, the company announced that Final Fantasy X has been added to...

Final Fantasy X-2 English Trailer released

sifar    2003-08-17    0 comments

Square Enix has finally released a trailer of Final Fantasy X-2 in English. The video shows several FMV shots and in-game shots of the game. It also features Yuna's voice in English. Apparently, the trailer was released on TechTV and has finally been made online by the folks at Final Fantasy X-2 Online. Thanks to Devine Dark Angel for the...

New FFX-2 North American box cover

sifar    2003-08-08    0 comments

Today, a possible cover for Final Fantasy X-2 emerged on the net. Unlike the Japanese FFX-2 cover, the US version is more eye catching and colourful. The cover shows all three protagonists. It is not yet known if this is the official cover, however it does seem likely to be the one. If not, the cover will most probably just...

Square Enix Producers Talk FFX-2

sifar    2003-08-07    0 comments

In a recent interview with Weekly Famitsu, Square Enix's Akitoshi Kawazu and Yoshinori Kitase discussed the English version of Final Fantasy X-2 as well as Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Asked about the chances of bringing the latter to PlayStation 2, Kawazu said it would be difficult due to the obvious lack of the GameCube's Gameboy Advance link-up feature. Regarding the...

FFX-2 wins Double Platinum award!

sifar    2003-07-29    0 comments

A PlayStation Meeting 2003 was held in which game developers were awarded based on the sales generated by their video games. Final Fantasy X-2 won the most prestigous award as it was the only game in the year to gross over 2 million copies.

FFX-2 Vocal Collection soundtrack event

sifar    2003-07-21    0 comments

This past week, Square Enix released the Final Fantasy X-2 Vocal Collection soundtrack onto the Japanese Market. On each of the singles you can find photographs of Mayuko Aoki (Yuna), Marika Matsumoto (Rikku), and Megumi Toyoguchi (Paine). A DVD was also included with each single. It contained an interview with one of the stars, a special film and a song....

FFX-2 Vocal Collection Announced

sifar    2003-06-21    0 comments

Square Enix has announced three Final Fantasy X-2 vocal collection singles, featuring performances by the voice actresses of Yuna, Rikku and Paine (Mayuko Aoki, Marika Matsumoto and Megumi Toyoguchi). Each single will ship with a DVD containing an interview, one song as well as a Final Fantasy X-2 special movie. Just like the Final Fantasy X-2 original soundtrack, the vocal...

FFX-2 for Winter 2003 confirmed

kula shakerz    2003-04-17    0 comments

Recently, Final Fantasy Origins was released in North America. The package had an advertisement which featured Final Fantasy X-2. The ad mentioned how the game was meant to be released in Winter 2003. As most know, the game was rumoured to be released this November, however, new rumours have it that this date could be shift up until December. As...

FFX-2 sells 2 mil. + free screensaver

kula shakerz    2003-04-16    0 comments

On Final Fantsy X-2's official site, they have made available a free screensaver which features several artworks by Tetsuya Nomura. The screensaver is said to be very similar to the prelude video in the actual game. Also, Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy X-2 has broken the 2 million mark in unit sales. The game's sales began from March...

FFX-2 drops to #4 on Dengeki charts

sifar    2003-04-03    0 comments

Dengeki Online released its sales figures for the period of March 24 - March 31. It showed that Final Fantasy X-2 had sold another 80,406 units, bringing its total up to 1,837,887 but dropping from the number 1 spot to the number 4 spot. Final Fantasy X MegaHits sold another 8,603 units bringing its total up to 89,236. Its position...

New FFX-2 action figures

sifar    2003-04-02    0 comments

Three new action figures have been created for Final Fantasy X-2. The figures are of Yuna, Rikku, and Paine. However, it seems that Yuna's is only a statue. They have all been created in detail and have all the accessories that Tetsuya Nomura (character designer) had given them in his artworks. The only problem seems to be that the clothing...

Two FFX-2 Albums to be released

sifar    2003-03-30    0 comments

Tommorow, two albums dedicated to Final Fantasy X-2 will be released. The first is the Original FFX-2 soundtrack which will feature illustartions by none other than Tetsuya Nomura and music arranged and composed by Noriko Matsueda and Takahito Eguchi. The album will consist of 2 CDs and 55 tracks. The music has been considered a lot more modern than that...

Final Fantasy X-3?

kula shakerz    2003-03-25    0 comments

A English gaming magazine claims that Final Fantasy X-3 is due to begin production because of the massive success of Final Fantasy X-2. Square officially denies this and says that they are under no pressure to produce any Final Fantasy related product other than finishing Tactics Advance, FF-X2's English translation, and final work on FFXII. QUOTE: There's no mention of...

Final Fantasy X-2 Is A Huge Success

kula shakerz    2003-03-21    0 comments

Final Fantasy X-2 is a huge success so far. It has sold over 1,543,494 copies since its March 13th release, thereby easily topping this week's sales charts in Japan. Other Square games are on this weeks top 100 sales list too, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance sold 19.725 copies, Fantasy X sold 10.398 copies, and Kingdom Hearts Final Mix sold 3,195...