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 - 9 years ago

Microsoft's Multi-Platform Sales Trend Majorly Declining

Following February's NPD sales figures, Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony all put together their respective media spin on their performance throughout the month. As part of this, Microsoft proudly declared that they're out-performing Sony on franchises pr...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII: Not Just Another FFX-2

When Square Enix initially announced the Fabula Nova Crystallis franchise, fans didn't necessarily treat it with maximum optimism. One of the games was scheduled to come out purely on mobile phones in Japan, and the other had a suspect name and looke...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Can Echoes Of Time Captivate Western Audiences?

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time is a sound concept in principle, as it helps to meld two of Nintendo's best selling consoles together; the DS and the Wii. However, everything Square Enix have done so far just makes it seem like the c...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Can Agito Break Monster Hunter's Stranglehold?

Monster Hunter has been seen as the de facto game in Japan for the PSP, as the top 3 games sales-wise are all from the Monster Hunter franchise. Square Enix are getting closer to catching up with their sales though, with both Crisis Core: Final Fanta...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Next FFVII Compilation Title To Be Unveiled At This Year's E3?

Today it was revealed that Square Enix would again be attending North America's premier gaming Expo E3, an event where they've had mixed reaction over the last few years. Last year they announced that Final Fantasy XIII would be coming to the Xbox 36...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

The Decline Of Square Enix Since 2003

Before 2003, Square Enix didn't literally exist. Instead, two companies called Square and Enix did, both producing competing RPGS; Square with their famed Final Fantasy franchise, and Enix with their insanely popular Dragon Quest franchise. However, ...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy VII Remake Coming To PS3: When, Not If

Final Fantasy VII is one of the most successful games of all time, and it certainly defined the JRPG; giving it massive exposure in the western market. For many, it was the first JRPG that they'd played and it holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many....

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Could Microsoft Score A Final Fantasy XIII Bundle?

After seeing how successful the limited edition Final Fantasy VII Playstation 3 is right now in Japan, Microsoft are surely taking notes about what a similar deal could do for their console. While it's incredibly unlikely that they'll manage to strike up a deal in Japan with Square Enix, it's...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Don't Blame Microsoft For Final Fantasy XIII's Release Date

Following Yoichi Wada's announcement that Final Fantasy XIII would be released after April 2010 in North America and Europe, people started to point fingers. The first place those fingers pointed was of course Microsoft. Despite Square Enix saying that the Xbox 360 port won't slow down the release of Final...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy Shaping Up For Big Things In '09

As far as things go, 2008 was actually quite a busy year for Final Fantasy, but the majority of the coverage took place on the handheld consoles. While this is great, Final Fantasy (especially the main series) has always been known for pushing the graphical boundaries, and while the PSP...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy Titles Do Better On PSP Than DS

It's well documented that Square Enix heavily supported handhelds in 2008, but it's also well documented that Square Enix are supporting the DS much more than they are the PSP. Earlier in the year we wrote an article which revealed that 45% of Square Enix's titles that are currently in development,...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Hand Helds Dominate 2008's Final Fantasy Line-Up

As Square Enix has grown to become more dependant on its successful franchises, more and more Final Fantasy games have come to the fore-front and 2008 was no exception. This year we saw some big releases on the handhelds, as well as some successful remakes. The year kicked off with a...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Square Enix Set To Astound At Jump Festa 2009?

Although Jump Festa doesn't have the same kind of worldwide recognition as the Tokyo Game Show (due to it primarily being a Manga Expo), it has still pulled a few surprises in the past. However, Square Enix are notorious for using this event to show off world exclusive material and...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy XIV To Follow Dragon Quest's Lead?

Incase you are unaware, Dragon Quest X was announced for the Nintendo Wii earlier this week at a Dragon Quest press conference. Although Dragon Quest IX being on the Nintendo DS caused a bigger stir, this is still quite a statement of intent for Square Enix. This move shows that...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Square Enix's Sales Down 63%? Just Wait Until Dissidia Hits

In a recent study, it was unveiled that this year Square Enix's sales were down by 63%. This was partly because the bulk of Crisis Core's Japanese sales came in 2007, but it still performed well when it was released in other regions earlier this year. The main reason for...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Cloud Message: New Information Highly Unlikely

Final Fantasy XIII news has been slow recently and even though speculation about the famed 'Cloud Message' was initially centered around Final Fantasy VII, it hasn't taken long for fansites to attempt to capitalise on it by regurgitating news and claiming that this book will provide great things. The question...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Multi-Disc Final Fantasy XIII On 360 Looking Likely

Anyone who bought The Last Remnant on Thursday will have noticed one blatantly obvious thing, it comes on two discs. Now, this might not be that concerning to too many people, but it could hint that this could be the way things will be done in the future. As everyone is...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Dissidia's Missing Characters: Spinoffs

While probably not as potent as last week's list, there are still some big hitters that have appeared in Final Fantasy Spinoffs who many may feel they would like to see in Dissidia: Final Fantasy. Unlike last week though, this list will only contain 5 characters, as well, there just haven't...