News / Final Fantasy VIII

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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered launches September 3 on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

Square Enix has made a surprise announcement during Gamescom 2019 that Final Fantasy VIII Remastered will be released on September 3, 2019.

Brayden — 3 months ago




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Hajime Tabata; A Year After

Hajime Tabata departed Square Enix just over a year ago and we felt like it was an apt time to review what happened and see where it's left us. As part of this, we're reviewing the legacy of Final Fantasy XV, but also looking at Luminous Studios' output since his departure....

Darryl — 10 days ago

News / Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

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Garland headlines Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia's November 2019

Developer Team Ninja has revealed what is coming to the global version of Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia in November 2019. The month is headlined by the arrival of Garland from Final Fantasy, he will be available from November 14 till November 28. Currently you can get Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes...

Brayden — 10 days ago

News / Mobius Final Fantasy

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Warrior of Despair Chapter 7: A Changing Tale begins in Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team has revealed what's coming to the global version of the game in November 2019 and it's headlined by the arrival of Warrior of Despair Chapter 7: A Changing Tale. Part 1 arrived on November 1 while Part 2 will come on November 15. The month has also...

Brayden — 10 days ago


News / Final Fantasy IX

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Square Enix fixed Final Fantasy IX's music looping issue on only some platforms

Back in June, Square Enix finally announced it would be fixing its infamous music looping issue in the various versions of Final Fantasy IX. This was obviously met with a large positive response after people sent messages to Square Enix asking them to fix it for years but with zero response...

Brayden — 19 days ago

News / Final Fantasy XV

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Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future releasing in English on June 23, 2020

Square Enix Books will be releasing Jun Eishima's latest Final Fantasy book, Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future in English on June 23, 2020. The book conceived by the Final Fantasy XV Team, adapts the events of Final Fantasy XV's cancelled DLC. It will be available as a "hardcover collector's...

Brayden — 19 days ago

News / Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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New mini-game Slots de Chocobo added to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Developer gumi has added a new mini-game to the global version of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. This is a slots machine that requires tokens earned through events and log-in bonuses. Rewards include summon tickets and more. To celebrate Halloween, Spooktacular Slots will be available until November 6. You can check out some more of...

Brayden — 19 days ago

Final Fantasy XV Character Spotlight

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Noctis Lucis Caelum

The main protagonist of Final Fantasy XV, Noctis Lucis Caelum has been on a long journey. It's not too long until we finally get to live it for ourselves.

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Lunafreya Nox Fleuret

Lunafreya Nox Fleuret joined the main cast of Final Fatnasy XV later than most, but she still looks to be a rather fierce addition. Aided by Gentiana, she is the youngest ever Oracle.


Basch fon Ronsenburg

I could not protect my own country. What is shame to me?

Basch starts off Final Fantasy XII by taking part in a war against the Empire. He, alongside Rasler, is tasked with securing the city of Nalbina, but things don't got to plan. Rasler is hit by an arrow before anyone can react, but Basch's resolve sees him hold firm.

Read on to learn more about the Captain of Dalmasca!



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News / Mobius Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy VIII: The Sleeping Lion now available in the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team are celebrating the global version of the game's 3rd anniversary with the launch of the collaboration event Final Fantasy VIII: The Sleeping Lion. Episode 1, Part 1 arrived on August 1 alongside the arrival ...

News / Chocobos Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! now available worldwide

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! is now available worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. This enhanced remaster of the 2007 Nintendo Wii game Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon is available physically and digitally i...


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Final Fantasy XVI; Should It Be Self Contained?

Final Fantasy XVI may well be in development at Square Enix and who knows, after Final Fantasy VII Remake Part One releases, we may learn more about it... but the key question we're discussing on today's episode is how it should be structured. Square Enix has had a few multi-part experiences...

Darryl — 24 days ago

News / Final Fantasy XIV

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Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty arrives October 29

In the latest Letter from the Producer, the Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 5.1: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty will be released on October 29, 2019. This will bring the next chapter in the main scenario along with the new 24-Player Alliance Raid: “The Copied Factory”. It will...

Brayden — 24 days ago

News / Final Fantasy VIII

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Inside Final Fantasy VIII Remastered with Kitase, Hashimoto and Naora released

Square Enix has released the sixth installment in their ongoing 'Inside Final Fantasy' series of videos and this one covers Final Fantasy VIII Remastered. It features Yoshinori Kitase (Final Fantasy VIII Director and co-writer + Supervisor on Final Fantasy VIII Remastered), Shinji Hashimoto (Producer) and Yusuke Naora (Final Fantasy VIII Art...

Brayden — 29 days ago


News / War Of The Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius launches in Japan on November 14

Square Enix and co-developer gumi have announced that War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius will finally launch in Japan on November 14, 2019. This game was revealed a year ago so it's great to finally see it launching. The global version of the game was officially announced back at E3...

Brayden — 30 days ago

News / Final Fantasy VIII

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Yoshinori Kitase would like a remake of Final Fantasy VIII done by younger staff

Yoshinori Kitase, the director of the original Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII has been serving as producer on Final Fantasy VII Remake for nearly six years. Following the recent release of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered and with the first part of the Final Fantasy VII Remake series' release...

Brayden — 1 month ago

News / Mobius Final Fantasy

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Check out how Aerith plays in Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team have released a new video to showcase the latest Ultimate Hero in the global version of the game, Aerith Gainsborough This Ultimate Hero is based on her appearance in Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Complete. It shows a few moves along with her Planet Protector Limit Break. You...

Brayden — 1 month ago


News / Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

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Act 2, Chapter 5 and Noel now available in Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

Square Enix and developer Team Ninja have released Act 2, Chapter 5 in the global version of Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. As part of this chapter's release you can now obtain Noel Kreiss from Final Fantasy XIII-2. In addition Locke has returned although oddly it is again as an event and...

Brayden — 1 month ago

News / Mobius Final Fantasy

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Warrior of Despair, Chapter 6: New Encounters begins in Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team have kicked off Warrior of Despair, Chapter 6: New Encounters in the global version of the game. Part 1 was added on October 1. An unknown faerie suddenly appears. While Part 2 will arrive on October 16. A new Ultimate Hero in Aerith Gainsborough has also arrived,...

Brayden — 1 month ago

News / Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Dragon Quest XI S comes to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

To help celebrate the release of Square Enix's Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition, a collaboration event has kicked off in the global version of the gumi developed Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. This has seen the arrival of Mordegon, Great Dragon, Eleven, Veronica and Serena...

Brayden — 1 month ago


News / Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered

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Check out new Toshiyuki Itahana art for Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition and gameplay

To celebrate the announcement of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition's release date, art director Toshiyuki Itahana has done a new piece of art featuring characters from the four tribes in the game: the Clavats, Lilties, Yukes and Selkies. In addition at Tokyo Game Show 2019 they showed some new gameplay...

Brayden — 1 month ago

News / War Of The Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Here's two more looks at War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Square Enix and co-developer gumi have released two more Japanese gameplay trailers for War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. The first one covers "Arms", "Vision Card" and "Avators". It in other words shows footage of equipment, stats, leveling up equipment, summons and more. The second one covers "Castle of the Farplane...

Brayden — 1 month ago

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Dream Final Fantasy Spin-Offs

With Final Fantasy having such a rich history when it comes to spin-off titles, we figured it was a good time to talk through some of our dream spin-offs! It creates a lengthy conversation as we talk through SIX potential spin-offs that could exist, although some of this does depend on...

Darryl — 1 month ago