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5 Reasons We Should Get Final Fantasy Explorers In The West

by Hoogathy

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.

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Interview: Lap Pun Cheung, Concept Artist & Illustrator

FFVII by Fozzie

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.

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Top 10 Creepiest Moments In Final Fantasy


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.

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Happy 14th Birthday Final Fantasy IX

by Fozzie

Can you believe it's been 14 years since the original release of Final Fantasy IX? 14 years since we were first introduced to Zidane, Garnet, Vivi, Steiner, Freya, Quina, Eiko, and Amarant?

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Demo Impressions

PS3X360 by Spencer

While many people dismissed Lightning Returns as soon as it was announced, the game is clearly doing something different for the series. While the word different is scary to die hard fans of any series, actually getting your hands on something is the best way to judge if something has really made a change for better or worse. Well thanks to the Japanese PlayStation Store everyone is able to check out Lightning Returns and for those who can't speak a lick of Japanese you won't miss out on this great demo.

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