Final Fantasy XIII News

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Final Fantasy XIII - 7 years ago

Great Deal for Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII was released a little over 8 months ago but it seems that retailers everywhere are reducing the price of this game. Sites such as Amazon have reduced the game to $18.99, that's less than half price! Even Play.com has brand-new limi...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 years ago

Fabula Nova Crystallis Tokyo Game Show Trailer Released

Square Enix have released the Tokyo Game Show trailer to the public. It contains what was previously leaked in obviously better quality. Check out the gameplay segments from Agito and Versus, it's quite impressive. Square Enix will also ...


Final Fantasy XIII - 7 years ago

Japanese Gamers Getting Final Fantasy XIII On Xbox 360

After the achievement list was leaked, it was pretty obvious that this was going to happen. And even though Square Enix were a big cagey about it when I spoke to them last month, it now seems as though they've been a bit more forthcoming. ...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 years ago

No Surprise If Final Fantasy XIII Hits Xbox 360s In Japan

Remember that good ol' rumour about Final Fantasy XIII hitting Japanese Xbox 360s? The rumour originated from a leak of a list of Xbox 360 achievements for the game on one of the largest and most reliable Japanese Xbox 360 sites. Well, D...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 years ago

UK Final Fantasy XIII TV Ad Banned By ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have banned an advert in the UK which was showing off Final Fantasy XIII. They claimed that the advert was an inaccurate representation of the product. Why? Because it was an advert for the Xbox 360 version o...


Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Gets a Drama CD

Final Fantasy XIII has very in-depth story to it, but the only way you can know the entire story is by reading the prologue called Episode Zero: Promise which is available on Final Fantasy XII's official site. For those of us that are maybe too busy to sit down and...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Rumour: Final Fantasy XIII Hitting Xbox 360s In Japan

Final Fantasy XIII hit stores exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in Japan back in December 2009. That may now change though as an Xbox Achievements list for the game has surfaced on Japan's Xbox.com. The news comes from XNEWS, probably Japan's largest Xbox information site. Interestingly enough, the majority of games...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Yoichi Wada: Fans Are Not Very Happy With Final Fantasy XIII

We all know that Final Fantasy XIII had a pretty mixed reception when it launched back in March this year. Some loved it, many loathed it. The battle system is great, but where are the towns? It's too linear and takes too long to get into. Whatever the reason, Square...


Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Staff Helping Out On The 3rd Birthday

Speaking with Famitsu about The 3rd Birthday, director Hajime Tabata and art director Isamu Kamikokuryou revealed that the portable title isn't really being made as one. Instead, the devs look to be making a full blown experience comparable to that of a console title. Kamikokuryou also revealed that members from...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII On Xbox 360 Being Phased Out By UK Retailers

When Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIII would be coming out on the Xbox 360, people instantly thought about how this would affect sales. Multiplatform titles on Xbox 360 pretty much always outsold their PS3 counterpart, but Final Fantasy had a very strong Sony following. It turns out that the...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Piano Collections Announced

It usually takes quite a while for this kind of announcement, but Square Enix have officially disclosed that the Piano Collections for Final Fantasy XIII will be released on the 21st of July, 2010. It's set to feature ten tracks which have personally been selected by the game's composer, Masashi Hamauzu,...


Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Square Enix And Sony Face Lawsuit Over Broken Final Fantasy XIII

A lawsuit has been filed against Square Enix and Sony Computer Entertainment America due to the freezing issues many claimed to have when playing Final Fantasy XIII on the PlayStation3. An issue that some say even lead to the complete failure of the console. The class action lawsuit was filled by...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Fastest Selling In Franchise History

Square-Enix has been smiling from ear to ear today, as they announced that Final Fantasy XIII is the fasting selling title in the entire franchise's history. With sales of the game reaching one million in the first five days in North America alone, combined with the huge amount sold...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Week One Sales Are In

With Final Fantasy XIII being a week old outside of Japan, VGChartz is reporting 1.2 million copies sold, bringing the total to just over 3 million copies sold worldwide. According to the reported figures, there is a split of 61% to 39% in sales in favour of the PlayStation 3 worldwide....


Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

PS3 Claims 54 Percent Of UK Final Fantasy XIII Sales

Final Fantasy has in recent years been a very PlayStation orientated franchise, but when Square Enix announced it would be coming to the Xbox 360, many were curious as to how it would sell. Well, we have some information, for the UK at least, where Chart-Track have disclosed that the PlayStation...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Toriyama: Future Final Fantasy Titles To Be More Traditional

Reviews and fans reactions for the latest Final Fantasy title have been a mixed bag this time around, with responses being that the game is missing some vital components that make an RPG. Before leaving GDC 2010, Gamasutra managed to catch up with Motomu Toriyama, the director of Final Fantasy...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Square Enix: Crystal Tools A Mistake

Speaking to GameInformer in a post Final Fantasy XIII release interview, Yoshinori Kitase, producer of Final Fantasy XIII, has revealed that creating the Crystal Tools engine for Final Fantasy XIII was a mistake. Kitase stated that due to the amounts of refinement an engine has to go through, it would...