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Mobius Final Fantasy’s Much-Awaited, Yet Messed-Up Steam Launch

Square Enix’s gorgeous free to play mobile game Mobius Final Fantasy has just launched its PC port on Steam. And while the release was greeted warmly by many fans, it ended up being a bit of a mess, as these ardent fans are greeted by a host of unintended behavior on the part of the game. For starters, the game’s launch coincided with a server maintenance that lasted for several hours, so ...

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Dissidia Final Fantasy Console Version Will Have a Proper Story Mode

The Final Fantasy-themed arcade fighting game Dissidia Final Fantasy will be getting a console release, but and according to a recent Weekly Famitsu interview with producer Ichirou Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka, the console port will have something special: a proper story mode. “Many users are expecting a story for the console version, which we are of course preparing. However, the ...

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Square Enix and Marvel: What Kind of Games Will It Lead To?

With the revival of the Marvel vs. Capcom franchise and Disney’s decision to focus more on licensing out their IPs for games as opposed to in-house production, nobody was really surprised that there’s going to be a new wave of Marvel AAA videogames. What is surprising is that Marvel has partnered with an unlikely name: Square Enix. The announcement revealed that the two companies will create ...

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Mobius Final Fantasy Coming to PC in the West This February

The PC version of the mobile game Mobius Final Fantasy was already released in Japan back in November, but obviously those of us in non-Japanese speaking countries will have trouble experiencing the game even if we know how to import, on account of the game (and the franchise itself) being reliant on one’s ability to read and understand the language it uses. Thankfully, Square Enix is bringing ...

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New Trailer Shows Off 2nd Forms for Dissidia Final Fantasy Characters

Square Enix has just released a new trailer for the current gen iteration of Dissidia Final Fantasy. The trailer as usual shows off how spiffy the game looks using current technology (even though the original already looks good on the limited hardware resources it had access to), but the most special part is the showcase of 2nd forms for each character, which are obtained either by reaching level ...

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Final Fantasy XII Gets a Remastered Version for the PS4

The recent remastered and HD efforts from Square Enix, namely Final Fantasy Type-0, Final Fantasy X/X-2, and Final Fantasy 9, received generally positive responses from fans so it’s not surprising that Square Enix is releasing yet another remaster. This time around, it’s Final Fantasy XII, which was originally released for the Playstation 2 in 2006. Final Fantasy XII is notable for ...

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Final Fantasy XV CG Movie Announced

The production of Kingsglave: Final Fantasy XV has been announced by Square Enix. Based on the RPG videogame, the CG-animated, feature-length film tells a tale that runs simultaneously with the game’s. The project is being directed by Takeshi Nozue, who also co-directed Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. According to Nozue, the core team who worked on Kingsglave is also the one who worked on ...

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New Dissidia Final Fantasy Trailer Featuring Cecil

Square Enix has recently posted a another trailer showcasing a Dissidia Final Fantasy character, no doubt as a way of promoting the upcoming arcade port of the extremely underrated PSP 3D fighter. This time around, the trailer focuses on Cecil Harvey, who hails from the classic Final Fantasy IV. For the uninitiated, Cecil was a Dark Knight who eventually became a Paladin, and this is reflected ...

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English Trailer for Final Fantasy XV Reveals Female Cid

One of the longest-running traditions in the Final Fantasy franchise is the inclusion of a character named Cid in the game. The Cid character is different for every game, and can be anyone from a school headmaster to a gruff pilot, but over the years the Cids have always been male. At least, until Final Fantasy XV. At this weekend’s Jump Festa 2015 event, Square Enix presented a number of their ...

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Best Modern Final Fantasy Protagonists

There’s no denying that Final Fantasy VII on the PSX, despite being a huge departure from the 2D sprite-based format of the series, is the one title that brought the series to people who might not otherwise play a JRPG, much less enjoy one. However, the PSX era also started some sort of a trend: unlikable protagonists. This is not to say that the characters themselves are universally disliked ...

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Fox Animation Domination HD Spoofs Final Fantasy VII

Fox’s Animation Domination HD, which has a habit of making fun of gaming and anime icons (past victims include Naruto and Goku) has just released a new animated short titled “FF: Grocery Catharsis,” which riffs a little bit on the popular JRPG franchise’s protagonist, Cloud. FF: Grocery Catharsis follows Cloud Strife as he tries to live a normal life, and in place of dragons, cosmic ...

Square Enix brings Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep to PSP this week
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Square Enix brings Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep to PSP this week

Ten years before the first Kingdom Hearts game, the world of Disney, and the Land of Departure, is a much different place. Terra, Aqua, and Ventus are close friends, training under Master Eraqus as Keyblade-wielders. Through the adventures of Birth By Sleep, this trio runs against Xehanort and Vanitas, other Keyblade Masters, as well as the Unversed; creatures who feed from negative emotions. ...

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