final fantasy

  • 30 years of Final Fantasy

    30 years of Final Fantasy

    December 18, 1987 marked the establishment of a video game franchise that would come to define role-playing games for millions over the next 30 years — but the creators of Final Fantasy didn’t know that at the time. Here’s a look back at this influential series and how it has changed over the years. Read More

  • Final Fantasy XIII Gets A Sequel, Because You Couldn't Get Enough Of The Original

    So apparently Square felt that Final Fantasy XIII, heavily criticized for being too linear and arbitrary, wasn’t quite complete. Either that or they’re hemorrhaging money from the even more heavily-criticized FFXIV (which they have actually apologized for), and need to shore up the cash reserves. Whatever the case, this winter they’ll be putting out Final Fantasy XIII-2, a… Read More

  • New Price For Older Xbox 360 Bundles As Best Buy Clears Shelf Space

    Best Buy is reducing the price on old-model Xbox 360 bundles. They need to be cleared out to make space for the new slim design. Packaged with the console will be either Final Fantasy XIII or Splinter Cell Conviction, depending on your choice. No custom art on the console, though. Both consoles will come with the 250GB hard drive, two wireless controllers and the game. Price is expected to… Read More

  • Is Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi ready to retire?

    We may be looking at the end of an era. Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi says the game he’s working on right now, The Last Story for the Nintendo Wii, “might be [his] last work.” Reason? Well, he’s not a young kid anymore. He’s 47, which isn’t old by any means, but it does take a lot out of you to keep making game after game, especially the RPGs… Read More

  • Dear Square Enix: Just remake Final Fantasy VII already

    I’ll just point you in the direction of this weird rant… thing about Final Fantasy. It sorta explains the differences between Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy XIII. Something about honor and inns and whatnot. Yeah. More importantly, let’s discuss the possibility of Square Enix remaking Final Fantasy VII, because that hasn’t been done before on the Internet. Read More

  • Final Fantasy for iPhone: First trailer and new screenshots

    In case you haven’t heard already, Final Fantasy I and II are heading for the iPhone. Originally released in Japan in 1987 and 1988, respectively, for the NES, it took a while for the now legendary RPGs to go America, but they did (on various platforms). And now Square Enix is planning special versions for the iPhone/iPod touch, both in Japanese and English. Read More

  • Final Fantasy XIII bundle coming to America

    Get ready to spend some Gil – it looks like Square isn’t going to ignore the US this time. Square Enix and Microsoft just announced that they are putting together a special Final Fantasy XIII Xbox 360. And while these are normally restricted to Japan, this time you’ll actually be able to buy one without have to pay to import it! Read More

  • Ever wonder what FFXIII Elixir tastes like? Now you can know

    Here’s one for the really dedicated Final Fantasy fan. The beverage company, Suntory, has teamed up with Square to offer a limited edition drink collection, featuring 16 special art cans of Final Fantasy “Elixir”. The set also contains a commemorative metal cup, presumably to drink your elixir from. Read More

  • Final Fantasy A+ via   Everything I hated in Final Fantasy, in satiric form. Read More