Final Fantasy and The Legend of Zelda - two series synonymous with RPGs, if not with video games in general. Both began on the NES in the mid-eighties and have remained at the forefront of the industry ever since. They have walked very different paths to their rightful places in the annals of video game history - join me as I explore what makes these series tick, how their approaches to game design and story compare, and decide what each game could learn from the other.Read More
You got to admit, there's something that's quite fun about How-Old.net's age-identifying system, especially when it gets your age completely wrong. So we decided to plug in a bunch of Final Fantasy characters to see what age How-Old.net thinks they are.Read More
Although some of you lucky devils have already received your copies of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and as a result, Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae, for those who haven’t there are some pretty serious question to be answered. For one, why should you buy this game? And if you are planning to, should you play the Final Fantasy XV demo first or Type-0 HD?Read More
Just off from our 100th episode celebrations, this episode the Final Fantasy Union crew are chatting about Final Fantasy music and the possibility of Final Fantasy XII HD.Read More
We're happy to announce that we have an interview lined up with one of the actors from Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Orion Acaba.Read More
Look at the games released by Square Enix over the past couple years and you'll see a lot of familiar titles. We have the 8-bit and 16-bit titles ported to mobile platforms, the Final Fantasy XIII saga and the various DS remakes landing on Steam. This is then supplemented by the Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 and 2.5 Remixes and, of course, the Final Fantasy X/X-2 remasters. It seems the company is content to quite literally ride the tide of past successes and farm them for quick paydays. Look closer and you'll find a few new gems like last year's Lightning Returns and Theatrhythm: Curtain Call - and one brand new entity released in Japan at the end of last year, Final Fantasy Explorers.Read More
Although Final Fantasy VII is nearly 20 years old, its affect on fans and the video game community as a whole has been a profound one. Whether it's through art, film, cosplay, or music, fans everywhere have expressed their love for this game just as much today as they did when it was first released in 1997.
So today we're here to talk about one fan's creation that has been making the rounds on the internet. Lap Pun Cheung, a concept artist and illustrator currently working in the games industry, has expressed his love for Final Fantasy VII by recreating the game with speed-painted panels.
Although Final Fantasy is not supposed to be a scary game, there are some parts in the series that would give even the bravest gamers the creeps. So in honor of it being Halloween, we're listing our picks for Final Fantasy's creepiest moments. Bear in mind these aren't in any particular order and there might be some spoilers.Read More