Final Fantasy Features

We love a good feature here at Final Fantasy Union! We look to provide an interesting spectrum of hard hitting opinion pieces, mixed in with lighter features around cosplay, fun facts and our adventures in Final Fantasy XIV. We appreciate you might not be interested in everything we do that's off the beaten path, but there's at least something for eveyone!


Weekly Musings - 5 months ago

Was Final Fantasy XV's Delay Due To PS4 Pro? Unlikely

The days surrounding the now infamous delay of Final Fantasy XV were somewhat chaotic. This is a game that has been plagued with challenges since its inception as Final Fantasy Versus XIII and then re-imagination as Final Fantasy XV, and the delay, a...

Weekly Musings - 8 months ago

Could Iris Amicitia Have A Role To Play In Final Fantasy XV?

Do you remember the mysterious girl that appeared in the Regalia during that "Reclaim The Throne" trailer? There was quite a bit of buzz at the time, but things have died down since. However, with the release of Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Episode ...

Weekly Musings - 8 months ago

Let's Talk About Final Fantasy XV’s E3 2016 Press Conference Showings

Titan is over a thousand feet tall, towering over Noctis. Its hand descends to crush the young prince. He attempts to warp away and fails. One lone man squares off against the god-like Archaean and things look dire, as the hero is repeatedly batted a...


Weekly Musings - 9 months ago

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Confessions of a Critic

Anyone who has listened to the podcast, since, well, its inception, will know that I have always been quite critical of Final Fantasy XII. Back when the podcast started and even well before that, it was also an opinion that was shared by many dominan...

Weekly Musings - 11 months ago

With Kingsglaive, Final Fantasy XV Story Cuts Make More Sense

I don't know about everyone else, but we're still trying to recover our breath from Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV! It was a rather stunning show that still managed to keep plenty of surprise announcements, even if some of them were leaked beforehand. ...

Weekly Musings - 1 year ago

Lightning In Vogue: What This Means For Gaming

We may all have different opinions over Lightning's recent stint with Louis Vuitton, but there's one thing we can't ignore; video gaming has just gone Vogue and in a big way. If you're not familiar with what Vogue represents, it's essentially the hig...

Weekly Musings - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy VII Remake Being Multi-Part Is A Huge Positive

It's always a rollercoaster with Square Enix, something that the last few days wholly epitomised. After not hearing much regarding the Final Fantasy VII Remake since its announcement, we got some debut gameplay footage at the PlayStation Experience in San Francisco. It confirmed a few changes that people had suspected,...

Weekly Musings - 1 year ago

Moogle Voting For Final Fantasy XV Sends The Wrong Message

I'm not opposed to Moogles being in Final Fantasy XV. Far from it. I enjoyed Moglin's presence in Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and thinking about Artemicion in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles always makes me smile. This article is not to debate the merits of Moogles being in the game. It's...

Weekly Musings - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy Type-0 Online: Understanding This Convoluted Franchise

It's official, Final Fantasy Agito+ has been cancelled, Final Fantasy Agito will have its service terminated in a few months and they will effectively be replaced by Final Fantasy Type-0 Online, but where exactly does this leave the franchise as a whole? Even before this latest move, the Final Fantasy...


Weekly Musings - 2 years ago

E3 2015 Was An Explosion Of Final Fantasy

In the beginning, it definitely didn't seem as though Square Enix were going to have that big of a turn out this year at E3. For starters, Final Fantasy XV's director Hajime Tabata stated that he would not be bringing any new Final Fantasy XV content to the show and...

Weekly Musings - 2 years ago

6 Reasons Why You Should Be Playing Type-0 HD This Week (Or Next Week)

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...

Weekly Musings - 2 years ago

5 Reasons We Should Get Final Fantasy Explorers In The West

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...


Weekly Musings - 3 years ago

Will We Ever See Final Fantasy Agito In The West?

This is a question that has been asked by Western gamers for quite a few years now, but we still sit no closer to having an answer than we did when Final Fantasy Agito XIII was first announced during E3 2006. Yes, you heard me, it has been that long...

Weekly Musings - 6 years ago

FFXIII-2 Musings: Simultaneous PS3 and 360 Release?

FFXIII was a strange case. Releasing on both PS3 and Xbox 360 on March 9 last year in North America and Europe, but solely on PS3 in Japan the previous December. It wasn't until a whole year later that FFXIII was finally released on the Xbox 360 in the land...

Weekly Musings - 6 years ago

Dissidia 012: Where In Gaia Are All The Villains?

Square Enix's mash-up brawler sequel just launched in Japan this week, meaning the roster's pretty much already set in stone. Fan favourites Tifa, Yuna, Lightning, Kain, Laguna and even Vaan, for a reason that will forever elude me, have joined team Cosmos. Even characters like Gilgamesh and Prishe are in...


Weekly Musings - 6 years ago

Why Should Japanese Gamers Buy Final Fantasy XIII On Xbox 360?

After the achievement list was leaked via a Japanese site and Square Enix were very coy about it last month, Final Fantasy XIII was finally confirmed for an Xbox 360 release in Japan. However, the whole thing just seems like it will leave a bitter taste in the mouths of...

Weekly Musings - 6 years ago

Final Fantasy XIV's Fatigue System: Much Ado About Nothing

Alright so in recent days, a certain feature of Final Fantasy XIV was brought under the ever watchful and scrutinizing eyes of the gaming populace. Basically, the issue is FFXIV's going to limit your playtime. Once a player hits 8 hours of game time, experience gained starts to drop, hit...

Weekly Musings - 7 years ago

Square Enix & Microsoft: The Honeymoon Period Is Over

Square Enix and Microsoft have a rather strange relationship quite akin to that of a roller coaster. Early on in the current generation's life, Square Enix was happy to offer their games on Microsoft's system, distributing exclusive titles like The Last Remnant, Infinite Undiscovery, Star Ocean: The Last Hope -...