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Final Fantasy XII

It All Began with an Invasion

Brendan    2006-12-15    0 comments

The latest installment in Square Enix’s power-house franchise packs an unforgettable punch that undeniably proves that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Ivalice is a land at war; the Archadian Empire has initiated a brutal crack-down on its neighbors in order to compete with the Rozarrian Empire in the west. The latest to fall into Archadia’s...

Holiday Shipping for FF12

Brendan    2006-11-08    0 comments

Square Enix announced today that they have shipped 1.5 million units of Final Fantasy XII to North American territories, just in time for the winter shopping season. These numbers on right on par with amount of units expected to be sold by the end of this month (about one million), with a little left-over for Christmas shopping, and any subsequent...

Final Fantasy XII Out In North America

kula shakerz    2006-10-31    0 comments

The day you have (or not) been waiting for is finally here. Square Enix' latest installment in the popular Final Fantasy series, Final Fantasy XII is out in North America! The world of Ivalice is at war: the nation of Archadia and Rosaria locked in a bitter contest for domination and supremacy of everything in between them. The Kingdom of...

Game Informer Review

Brendan    2006-10-20    0 comments

In line with my misinforming, two-timing, back-stabbing, treacherous, deceitful, movie worthy, action-packed, controversy embroiled, liberally slanted, contentiously elitist, legally bound, morally unscrupulous, judiciously impaired self, enjoy this review from Game Informer that heralds the release of Final Fantasy XII, and has a few titillating English screens. Hi-ho silver! View the scan.

Beginning of the End

Brendan    2006-10-20    0 comments

The best part of a new videogame in any franchise that fans around the world have high expectations for is the fun of the wait, the excitement of the days merely prior to the release date itself. This is the best part of the wait, when we're so close to the finish line yet so far away at the same...

Tracklisting for FFXII OST Revealed

Brendan    2006-10-19    0 comments

"Selections from Final Fantasy XII," is the name of the special North American release of the original soundtrack to the most "eagerly anticipated RPG of all time." Unlike it's Japanese counterpart, the North American version only harbors 31 of its big brother's 80 plus tracks; practically assuring a CD of the highest quality music that the entire soundtrack has to...

FFXII OST On Its Way to NA

Brendan    2006-10-17    0 comments

With two weeks to go until the release of Final Fantasy XII, details are now oozing out in regards to a North American release of the Square-Enix maega-hit Final Fantasy XII's soundtrack. IGN's twelve days of Final Fantasy XII got a first glimpse at the proposed album cover for Final Fantasy XII's soundtrack, amidst a flurry of public relations acivity...

Final Fantasy XII Day

Brendan    2006-10-12    0 comments

On Wednesday, New York City's DigitalLife pavilion came alive with one of the highest honors any commercial event have bestowed upon it: It's own holiday! Yesterday, with 19 days to go until the release of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy XII in the North American territories, Square Enix laid it all out on the table for some lucky fans. At...

Early 2007 Release For Final Fantasy XII In Europe

kula shakerz    2006-10-06    0 comments

Square Enix recently confirmed that Final Fantasy XII will hit European shelves in early 2007. No exact date has been announced so far but at least its confirmed for Europe.

FFXII: Hands on Exclusive with AlterGenesis (II)

AlterGenesis-X    2006-10-04    0 comments

In continuing with the original hands-on experience, I had delved a bit deeper into the game and now will share m thoughts with you. Now, approximately 2 hours in, I am able to formulate more of an opinion on the actual game. There are a few things that I am going to look at. In this article, I shall deal...

FFXII: Hands on Exclusive with AlterGenesis

AlterGenesis-X    2006-10-03    0 comments

Hey there, Final Fantasy Fans, I have been privilaged enough to try out an early copy of Square-Enix's North American release of Final Fantasy XII. I've only got a few early glimpses in the first half hour that I have played the game and it looks great. As soon as you start up the game, an epic feeling comes over...

Lots of New OPM Scans

Brendan    2006-10-02    0 comments

In a rare, full English version review, OPM reviewed the North American localization of Final Fantasy XII this/last month. In it is an extensive review decorated with wondrous pictures and epic commentary regarding everything from character to cameras to locations and more. The OPM staff rated the game with a “9.5,” making us wonder what the point of a 9.5...

New Game Informer Scan

Brendan    2006-09-27    0 comments

A new scan of Game Informer featured some English screens of the impending North American RPG blockbuster Final Fantasy XII. The game is set to a release on the 31st October 2006. » Game Informer Scan.

Final Fantasy XII Times Square Kick-Off Party

Brendan    2006-09-20    0 comments

New York City earlier announced this week that October 11th, 2006 will be "Final Fantasy XII Day," a huge event to commemorate the release of one of the most eagerly anticipated Final Fantasy games in recent history. As well, organizers are holding a cosplay contest, where participants dress up as their favorite characters from the game with the chance of...

6th VA Confirmed for FFXII

Brendan    2006-09-15    0 comments

As we close upon the 1-month marker until the release of Final Fantasy XII, a sixth voice actor has been announced within the titanic stylings of Final Fantasy XII. Joining Bobby Edner (Vaan), Kari Wahlgren (Ashe), Gideon Emery (Balthier) Steven Jay Blum (Ba'Gamnan) and Tara Strong (Penelo) will be April Stewart, best known for her work in the Final Fantasy...