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Final Fantasy X-2 Release Date

kula shakerz    2002-12-03    0 comments

According to various sources, Final Fantasy X-2 is set to be released in Japan on March 13th 2003. Prior to this, Square had only had mentioned that the game would be available sometime in March. Square has yet to announce a release date for North America and Europe.

Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix Platinum Edition

kula shakerz    2002-12-03    0 comments

Previously believed to have been a port of the English version of Kingdom Hearts, Square has announced that Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix will include new extras not found in the English version of the game. A limited edition version of Final Mix, with the long-winded name of Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix ~Platinum Edition~, will also be released. The Platinum Editon...

Square + Enix = Square Enix Inc.

kula shakerz    2002-11-27    0 comments

Japanese game software makers Square Co Ltd and Enix Corp said on Tuesday they planned to merge in April to pool resources and technology to allow them to better compete in the rapidly changing video game industry. The deal would be worth about 88.79 billion yen ($727 million) at current share prices. Under the deal, one Square share will be...

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

kula shakerz    2002-11-21    0 comments

Square has announced that Tactics Advance for the GameBoy Advance will have over 300 missions and the number of character classes have been boosted to 40+. Final Fantasy Tactics released in 1998 had a comparatively modest number of 69 battles and 20 classes. This new installment in the eagerly anticipated strategy RPG is slated to be released in Japan on...

Final Fantasy XI Update

kula shakerz    2002-11-21    0 comments

According to a Japanese Gaming site (Quiter), Square will be releasing an expansion pack for Final Fantasy XI. The name of the expansion pack will be called Final Fantasy XI - Jirald's Illusion. Date of release and how the expansion will be sold is still unknown. But I can confirm with you that "Summons", will be added in the upcoming...

More Final Fantasy X-2 Details

kula shakerz    2002-11-16    0 comments

Japan seems to have been seized by the hype surrounding FFX-2, with new images and information being divulged almost daily. Adding to the speculation that the Rikku and Yuna side stories have been combined into this one game, the three main characters will be Yuna, Rikku and one more, who is as yet unannounced. The airship is back in FFX-2,...

Square Is Back On Track

kula shakerz    2002-11-14    0 comments

Square has released financial data and projections for the current fiscal year. Compared to the previous period, the consolidated ordinary profit is set to rise by 72% to 7 billion yen (58.52 million USD) up from earlier estimates of 4.4 billion yen (36.79 million USD). Yuri Teramoto, from Square President Youichi Wada's office, said that overseas operations are going well,...

Classics Are Climbing The Charts

kula shakerz    2002-11-12    0 comments

The remakes for Final Fantasy I and II which were recently released in Japan for the Sony Playstation have made the top 50 sales chart! The sales are strong in their launch week, and sitting pretty at #3 and #4 are Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II respectively. The Premium Pack which pakages both games and some extras also...

Final Fantasy X Vocal Album Announced

kula shakerz    2002-11-09    0 comments

Digicube has announced Final Fantasy X Vocal Album, a mini drama disc featuring the voice actors of Square's highly successful first PlayStation 2 RPG. Among others, Tidus, Yuna, Rikku, Lulu, Wakka, Auron and Kimari are all set to be heard on the disc. The mini drama will tell an episode, which didn't appear in the original game. Scenario writer Kazushige...

FF I&II and Unlimited SaGa coming to the US

kula shakerz    2002-11-07    0 comments

According to GamePro, Square is planning to release the PlayStation versions of Final Fantasy I & II as well as Unlimited SaGa in North America this coming spring. Final Fantasy I & II will reportedly be sold together in a single package. Still no news about a european release.

The First Official Final Fantasy XI Wedding

kula shakerz    2002-11-07    0 comments

The first official wedding has taken place in Final Fantasy XI. The lucky couple is known under the characters "Otoku" and "Jar". There was a huge ceremony with many guests and Square made some new items for this event; conffetti and a wedding ring. Good luck to them

Final Fantasy VII Sequel?

kula shakerz    2002-11-07    0 comments

According to Japanese gaming site Quiter and the upcoming issue of Famitsu, Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase is interested in making a direct sequel to Final Fantasy VII, which is often cited as the most popular installment of the series. Tetsuya Nomura also expresses such interests. Although there are no plans yet and the title is still under consideration. It...

Is Your PC Good Enough For FFXI?

kula shakerz    2002-11-03    0 comments

Want to know if your Computer is powerful enough to run Final Fantasy XI? The answer is here! Square has just released a program called "Final Fantasy XI Official BenchMark" which is an application to test whether your PC is good enough to run the first Online Final Fantasy Series, Final Fantasy XI. Here is the full instruction on how...

More FF: Crystal Chronicle Details

kula shakerz    2002-11-01    0 comments

Square continued its string of announcements during this week's company conference by releasing more details on Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicle. Four GBAs can be connected at a time, one for each player, enabling simultaneous play. The GBAs will display health information for the player's character and only for that character, as status info will not be visible on the main...

Final Fantasy XII & XIII

kula shakerz    2002-10-30    0 comments

In an recent interview with the well known Japanese videogame magazine Famitsu, SquareSoft president Yoichi Wada announced that Final Fantasy XII is scheduled for a 2003 release in Japan, the exact date is still unknown. He also talked about the future of Final Fantasy, particularly the next instalment in the series, Final Fantasy XIII, he said that the Square team...