There’s no denying that the Final Fantasy series has one of the most recognizable libraries of songs in the world of video games, including a main theme that has the ability to get many-a nostalgic RPG fan’s to claim they “have something in their eye.”
The story of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn continues to grow as the latest patch, 2.25, finally goes live. An in-between update separate of the major changes typically brought on by the full numbered patches, “Through the Malestrom” still adds in some new missions, a new chunk of story campaign, loads of new items and more.
They want so badly for people to love Lightning that a DeviantArt contest was recently held, with the special judge being none other than the new legendary design director Tetsuya Nomura picking the top three interpretations of Lightning from Lightning Returns.
One of the most praised Final Fantasy games that no one got to play outside of Japan is called Final Fantasy Type-0. Thankfully, fans have taken the task up of translating the game for English speaking gamers, so those outside of Japan will have an opportunity to enjoy the game for all it's worth.
Not every gamer is riddled with unbridled excitement for the game. In fact, a lot of gamers are brimming with anticipatory apprehension for Lightning Returns, as the game could be a smash hit or a dud, depending mostly on how it turns out.
Square actually seems to want people to like Final Fantasy XIII leading up to the Lightning Returns release, so they let loose a 16-bit remix video to recap the entire story and I love it.
The Final PlayStation Plus update of January is upon us, bringing a free puzzle game for the PlayStation Vita, as well as discounts on just about every game with the words “Final Fantasy” in the title.
The story of Lightning finally (maybe?) comes to a close as Square Enix’s latest offering in the Final Fantasy series nears its Feb. 11 release date. But for those who want to sample Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII before they commit to a purchase, you’ll be happy to know that a demo is finally launching today on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
So here it is, the pros and cons I've gathered from my play experience with Square Enix's revamped and re-released MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. There will be plenty of Final Fantasy fanboys and fangirls alike who probably won't like the assessment laid out with the pros and cons of the game, but this is how the dice falls, folks.
Well, I made it. It took a while and there was a lot of grinding, a lot of pain, a lot of tears and plenty of sweat, but I made it. Level 30. So what can be said about this game at level 30 that wasn't said during the level 20 impressions piece? Actually, there's plenty to be said.
Square Enix let loose a new gameplay video for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, where gamers get to see Lightning partake in a mission that involves finding a White Chocobo. The video is actually more impressive than I thought it would be and there are features that seem like it puts Square back on the right path.
Majority of my impression pieces for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn haven't been particularly positive. It's hard for me to say nice things about some features that I felt should have been done different or better. However, the more I play the game (at the behest of Square) the more I realize that there are some really good redeeming qualities about its overall design.
Square Enix let loose the opening cinematic to the upcoming Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII as well as a promo trailer for the Final Fantasy VII special pre-order bonus DLC that includes costumes from main characters Cloud and Aerith.
Square Enix released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XV during the Tokyo Game Show this year and it features a few new snippets of clips that gamers may not have seen as well as a reaffirmation that Square is committed to making a Final Fantasy game that just might be the most memorable Final Fantasy ever.
Well, it's a little later than usual but it's here nonetheless: Impressions from the great vault of level 20. I can honestly say that unlike the previous impressions, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn actually managed to pick it up just after the level 15 mark.