Motomu Toriyama News

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Final Fantasy XIII - 28 days ago

Masashi Hamauzu talks Final Fantasy XIII and working with Motomu Toriyama

Earlier this year, Final Fantasy XIII's composer Masashi Hamauzu had an indepth interview with Japanese website 2083. In this interview he discussed various things b...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 3 months ago

Mobius Final Fantasy staff respond to fan comments on the FFVII Fatal Calling event

To celebrate the conclusion of the Final Fantasy VII 20th anniversary event titled Fatal Calling in the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy, members of the development team have responded to comments from fans on the event. This inclu...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 4 months ago

Kitase, Toriyama and Watanabe respond to fans about the FFX event in Mobius

To celebrate the completion of the large scale Final Fantasy X event in the Japanese version of Mobius Final Fantasy that helps bride the gap between Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, key staff behind the game have ...


- 5 months ago

Final Fantasy developers name the best game in the series

To celebrate the launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT on PlayStation 4, Square Enix asked many current Final Fantasy developers which title they consider to be the best in the Final Fantasy series. Yoshinori Kitase ...

- 8 months ago

Toriyama, Nojima and Watanabe supervised Fortune Street 30th Anniversary's scenario

Fortune Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary was released this week in Japan for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita and some players have uploaded the credits online which revealed something pretty cool. The game's scenar...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 11 months ago

Full staff for Mobius Final Fantasy finally revealed, many working on VII Remake

The first season of Mobius Final Fantasy recently came to an end in Japan with Chapter VIII, Part 2 and at the end of it was full credits for Mobius Final Fantasy. This revealed many of the other staff working on the game and it includes...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 11 months ago

Mobius Final Fantasy dev team releases message for the global version's first anniversary

Today is the 1st anniversary for the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy and to celebrate Square Enix has released a video message from members of the development team including producer Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Toriyama along with project leader Naoki Hamaguchi, composer Mitsuto Suzuki and battle design director...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 1 year ago

Mobius Final Fantasy was something Motomu Toriyama wanted to do for years

Motomu Toriyama, director of the most Final Fantasy games ever has revealed in the 2nd anniversary livestream for Mobius Final Fantasy that the game was his chance to finally tell a continuous, never ending story. Toriyama explained that his favourite film series is Otoko wa Tsurai yo, a series of 48...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 1 year ago

Motomu Toriyama and Kazushige Nojima appear in 2nd anniversary stream for Mobius Final Fantasy

Square Enix has celebrated the upcoming 2nd anniversary of Mobius Final Fantasy launching in Japan in style. In a cafe instead of the usual place they spent 3 hours talking about the game. The stream kicked off with producer Yoshinori Kitase and project leader Naoki Hamaguchi discussing the upcoming updates including...


Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 5 years ago

Lightning Returns Q&A With Kitase, Toriyama

At the recent Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII preview event we were able to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Motomu Toriyama. Kitase started things off by talking about his vision for Lightning Returns. This started by talking about how Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIII-2 shipped 9.7 million...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 6 years ago

Toriyama Hints at More Final Fantasy XIII?

Back in May, Square Enix released the last DLC for Final Fantasy XIII-2 which was the Requiem of the Goddess pack. However, we may be getting more content for the Final Fantasy XIII series. Motomu Toriyama was recently interviewed by Famitsu.com at the Taipei Game Developers Conference. They asked Toriyama if...

Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII - 6 years ago

Toriyama Revives Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII

Motomu Toriyama, one of the main visionaries behind Final Fantasy XIII, has revealed to the Japanese press that Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII is very much alive, and has been for many years. In fact, the trademark expiration was just to put people off the scent. When speaking to Japanese publication Famitsu,...


Final Fantasy XIII-2 - 7 years ago

FFXIII-2: Toriyama Confirms Multiple Endings, Wait For TGS

Final Fantasy XIII-2 director Motomu Toriyama has teased that players can expect multiple endings from the game, as well as a more open approach to the narrative as opposed to FFXIII's linear, chapter-based system. Speaking with RPGSite, Toriyama said in response to a question about the linear approach of FFXIII, "There...