Tetsuya Nomura News

Tetsuya Nomura is often known as the principle character designer on many Final Fantasy games, but he has also been heavily involved in other aspects too. He is heading up the Final Fantasy VII Remake and was the original director of Final Fantasy Versus XIII (now Final Fantasy XV). He also served as one of the creative mind behind games such as Final Fantasy VII and Dissidia: Final Fantasy.

Check back for news relating to Tetsuya Nomura in the future, he's bound to be involved with something.


Play Arts - 4 years ago

SDCC Autograph Qualifying Final Fantasy PlayArts Kai Figures Revealed

As previously mentioned, in order to meet Tetsuya Nomura at San Diego Comic Con, you will need to purch...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 5 years ago

Lots Of Goodies Announced In Lightning Returns' NA Collector's Edition

Information regarding Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII's collector's edition for North America was released yesterday and it's definitely looking really good at the moment. Those who purchase the collector's edition will receive a s...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII - 5 years ago

Lightning Returns Designers Talk About Their Experiences Creating The Title

In Square Enix's latest installment of "Inside The Square", the designers and developers of the title discuss their favorite bits about Lightning Returns and what it was like to design her extensive new wardrobe. [12:38:12] Darryl K: Thi...


Square Enix - 5 years ago

Final Fantasy Committee Created To Ensure Quality Of Future Titles

Although Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has steadily grown in popularity and Final Fantasy XV's recent revamp has had many fans talking, Square Enix has decided that it's in their best interest to form a Final Fantasy Committee for quality assuran...

Final Fantasy Versus XIII - 6 years ago

Tetsuya Nomura Issues New Final Fantasy Versus XIII Update

Tetsuya Nomura has given an update on the status of Final Fantasy Versus XIII, stating that Square Enix know internally when the next reveal of information will be. The news came as Nomura guested on the first episode of the Square Enix ...

Agnis Philosophy - 6 years ago

Square Enix Showcase Agni's Philosophy: Final Fantasy Real-Time Tech Demo

It seems as though Square Enix has done it again. Instead of focussing on existing Final Fantasy properties that they currently have in development, they've released a tech demo showing what a prospective Final Fantasy title could look like on next-g...


Final Fantasy VII Remake - 6 years ago

Nomura: No Final Fantasy VII Anytime Soon

As a part of their anniversary feature on Final Fantasy VII, Famitsu got down in an interview with character designer designer Tetsuya Nomura. Within the interview Nomura reveals that they really would like to work on a remake for Final Fantasy VII, however they don't plan on doing that any time...

Final Fantasy Versus XIII - 6 years ago

Nomura Requests Some Patience on Final Fantasy Versus XIII

After what feels like ages, Tetsuya Nomura mentions some words on Final Fantasy Versus XIII in an interview with GameInformer. However, it may not be the words that you'd want to hear. Although the interview was primarily about Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance, GameInformer was able to sneak in...

Final Fantasy Haeresis XIII - 7 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 Versus XIII - 7 years ago

Nomura Talks Final Fantasy Versus XIII, No 1st Production Premiere Event This Year

Japanese publication Famitsu recently interviewed Tetsuya Nomura, who revealed some elegantly sparse details concerning the projects under Square Enix's 1st Production Department wing, including Final Fantasy Versus XIII and the Final Fantasy X HD remake. As revealed late last year, Final Fantasy X HD is still early in the development stage....

Final Fantasy Versus XIII - 7 years ago

Nomura: It's Finally Versus' Turn After Type-0

Final Fantasy Versus XIII director and character designer Tetsuya Nomura candidly mentioned the elusive action RPG in an interview conducted by Dengeki PlayStation, saying it'll finally be Versus' turn once Final Fantasy Type-0 is released in Japan. Nomura and his team have been quite silent regarding the development of the highly...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 - 7 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII-2 : Disc Count, Blood Damage, Time Paradoxes and More

Famitsu conducts an interview with with director Motomu Toriyama, battle director Yusuke Matsui, and character designer Tetsuya Nomura on the upcoming title, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and they reveal quite a few interesting tidbits regarding both the story and gameplay of the game. First off, a bit of background info about...


Final Fantasy Versus XIII - 7 years ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII To Use Luminous Engine's Lighting System

Final Fantasy Versus XIII may not have made an appearance at Tokyo Game Show 2011 this year, but thankfully that doesn't prevent us from receiving any updates. Famitsu recently conducted an interview with director and designer Tetsuya Noruma, who talked a little bit about the game's engine and new lighting...

Final Fantasy Versus XIII - 7 years ago

Famitsu & Nomura Talks Final Fantasy Versus XIII

As mentioned earlier last week, Famitsu have a feature with Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura on Final Fantasy Versus XIII. The last we heard and saw of the game was earlier in the year at Square Enix's 1st Production Department Premiere Event. In the interview, Nomura talked about a number of things,...

Final Fantasy Type-0 - 7 years ago

Type-0 Delayed Until Fall, Square Enix Looking Into Overseas Release

Famitsu outlined some bad news from Square Enix. The company have said that development on Final Fantasy Type-0 is roughly 80 percent complete, but the game probably won't see release until this Fall. Type-0 was previously scheduled for a Summer release in Japan. Still no word on a Western release. Aside...


Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy - 8 years ago

Nomura: Dissidia 012 Will Be The Last As We Know It

Tetsuya Nomura has declared that Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy is likely to be the last title of its kind, for a while at least. He feels that the team has done everything they can with the battle mechanics. The news comes from a recent interview with Dengeki Magazine, where Nomura...

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy - 8 years ago

Dissidia 012 Details Surface From Dengeki Magazine Interview

A good chunk of info on Dissidia 012 has surfaced. The new tidbits come from an interview in the latest issue of Dengeki Magazine, as translated by DissidiaForums.com. The interview covers a number of details regarding Dissidia 012's party system, why the dev team decided to pick Aerith as a bonus...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Japanese Square Enix Ultimate Members Receive Art Plate Of Lightning

Square Enix have given away a set of exclusive art plates of Lightning, illustrated and signed by Tetsuya Nomura himself, to Square Enix members in Japan with Ultimate status. Oddly enough, he left the following message: "She must not be forgotten." Whether this refers to her upcoming role in Dissidia Duodecim or...