Ichiro Hazama News

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 4 months ago

Octopath Traveler coming to Final Fantasy Record Keeper, Bravely Default to be considered

Square Enix and DeNA have revealed in the second Producer Letter for the global version of Final Fantasy Record Keeper that Square Enix's Octopath Traveler is coming to the game in a new collaboration event. The event titled 'Crossing Pa...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 4 months ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy gets a Final Fantasy XV arena, Insomnia

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have revealed in the latest livestream for Dissidia Final Fantasy (Arcade and NT) that the next arena coming to the game is from Final Fantasy XV. The arena is titled Insomnia and is ba...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 6 months ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy gets a Final Fantasy Type-0 arena, Akademeia Fountain Courtyard

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have revealed in the latest livestream for Dissidia Final Fantasy (Arcade and NT) that the next arena coming to the game is from Final Fantasy Type-0. The arena is titled Akademeia Foun...


Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 7 months ago

Final Fantasy Record Keeper Producer Letter delivers latest news and Record Dungeons out now

Square Enix and developer/publisher DeNA have debuted the Final Fantasy Record Keeper Producer Letter. This is a video series that will discuss the latest news and upcoming content and features for the global version of Final Fantasy Record Keeper....

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 10 months ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy gets a Final Fantasy Tactics arena, Orbonne Monastery

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have revealed in the latest livestream for Dissidia Final Fantasy (Arcade and NT) that the next arena coming to the game is from Final Fantasy Tactics. The arena is titled Orbonne Monas...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 11 months ago

Square Enix plans to add the rest of the characters from the original game in Dissidia NT

In an interview with Edamame Arcade Channel, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT producer Ichiro Hazama revealed that they "have plans to at some point add the characters that were in the original PSP version" of Dissidia Final Fantasy. It's fair ...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 11 months ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's six character season pass teased as 4 men, 2 women

In a livestream the night before the Japanese launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have teased the six characters to be added via the previously announced season pass. #1: Male - New (from newer half of numbered Final Fantasy titles) #2: Male - New (from...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 11 months ago

Ichiro Hazama talks Dissidia with PlayStation France

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT launches on PlayStation 4 in Europe, Australia and North America at the end of the month and producer Ichiro Hazama has spoken about the game with PlayStation France ahead of the launch. First, he spoke about how the game was developed for PlayStation 4 from the very...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT really does not have a proper story mode

Ichiro Hazama, the producer of Dissidia Final Fantasy has finally explained how Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's mysterious story is experienced in an interview with Final Fantasy World and Final Fantasy Ring. "The answer may be a bit long. (laughs) In fact, there is no "story mode" per se. The story will...


Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy Record Keeper's comments from the creators of Final Fantasy feature

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series, DeNA and Square Enix have posted comments from 7 creators of Final Fantasy games in a Final Fantasy Record Keeper feature. In this feature they have mostly spoken to producers. You can check them all out below. Ichiro Hazama - Head of...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

No plans for Dissidia NT on other platforms right now, PS4 Pro support confirmed

DualShockers asked Dissidia Final Fantasy NT producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka at gamescom 2017 if they're considering releasing the game on other platforms. Unfortunately, Hazama said they are not thinking about any other platforms at the moment. They want to make sure the game is the best it can...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

IGN chat with Dissidia Final Fantasy NT producer Hazama and director Kujiraoka

At gamescom 2017, IGN hosted Ichiro Hazama and Takeo Kujiraoka, the producer and director respectively of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. They talk about the games transition from arcade to PlayStation 4, character types, the summons and more while showing some footage of the gamescom demo. They also confirm all characters and stages...


Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta coming this Summer

Square Enix has announced a closed beta will occur this summer for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The beta will be available for North America. Square Enix says they will have news for other regions in the near future. You can sign up here. You can check out the announcement video with director...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka talk Dissidia NT at E3 Coliseum

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka spoke about Dissidia Final Fantasy NT at the E3 2017 Coliseum. When a new Dissidia was being planned, director Kujiraoka considered 1 v 1 and 2 v 2 battles for the game's focus but after thinking about how the Final Fantasy series usually features...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 2 years ago

New Dissidia Final Fantasy NT details revealed in Famitsu

Producer Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have shared some new details about Dissidia Final Fantasy NT in an interview with Famitsu. Once again, there is no story mode. The fighting is the focus and the story will naturally tell itself. Takes place many years after the PSP games. The characters remember the...


Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 2 years ago

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT coming to PS4 in early 2018

Square Enix has announced Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is coming to PlayStation 4 worldwide in early 2018. As expected, it is based on the arcade version that has been available in Japan for nearly two years and will include all the same characters and stages. Like the arcade version it is being...

Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 2 years ago

Final Fantasy Record Keeper's global version celebrates it's 2nd Anniversary

Square Enix and DeNA are celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the release of the global version of Final Fantasy Record Keeper. As part of the celebration various gifts are being given out and various events are being held in game. But that's not all, producer Ichiro Hazama and development producer Yu Sasaki...

Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade - 2 years ago

Console version of Dissidia will include a story mode, focus on battles and talk of e-Sports

In the latest issue of Famitsu Weekly, the producer of Dissidia Final Fantasy, Ichiro Hazama and director Takeo Kujiraoka have discussed the planned console version of the arcade game. Hazama explains that the game was not featured at the Final Fantasy series 30th anniversary opening ceremony due to the fact they've...