News items tagged with final fantasy

Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

Final Fantasy 15 Made Dev Costs Back On its Launch Day

According to the game’s director, Final Fantasy 15 managed to break even with its development costs on launch day, which equals around five million copies sold. There has been some debate a...

By Curt Hutson on 07 February 2017
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Release Date Announced

The annual Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Tokyo, Japan is dropping huge Stormblood announcements including the expansion’s launch date and the new Red Mage class. While everyone’s busy with...

By Rory Young on 24 December 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 Review

Final Fantasy 15 attempts to deliver an action-oriented RPG road trip that can please both old school fans and draw in fresh blood. It’s a tall order, but the bro-themed road trip pulls it...

By Denny Connolly on 28 November 2016
Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 Will Have PlayStation 4 Pro Support

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata confirms that the upcoming JRPG will support the PlayStation 4 Pro platform and look better at launch on that console. As Final Fantasy 15 begi...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 October 2016
World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

Square Enix reveals the opening cinematic for the chibi-inspired World of Final Fantasy and announces that a free demo of the game will be available October 17. Final Fantasy XV and its Nov...

By Jason Gallagher on 20 October 2016
World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy might not be the Final Fantasy game everyone is talking about this year, but its addictive gameplay and entertaining callbacks make it a must-play. After a long, str...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 October 2016
Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Watch the Sephiroth Summon in World of Final Fantasy

Publisher and developer Square Enix releases a cutscene revealing the summon of Final Fantasy 7‘s main villain Sephiroth in the forthcoming World of Final Fantasy. It’s been quite a while s...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2016
Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Square Enix Releases Hour of Video for Final Fantasy 15

Directly from gamescom 2016, Square Enix officially releases a tremendous amount of Final Fantasy 15 gameplay footage online from the beginning of the game. A bunch of new footage for Fin...

By Curt Hutson on 17 August 2016
World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

World of Final Fantasy Gets a Release Date

Fans of the Final Fantasy series have even more to look forward to this fall, as Square Enix finally schedules World of Final Fantasy release dates worldwide. It has been a long time since...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 May 2016
Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Gamers discover another easter egg hidden in Just Cause 3, this time referencing protagonist Cloud from Final Fantasy 7 and his iconic weapon of choice. Gamers have hunted down an elusive J...

By Sarah Fields on 12 December 2015
Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Five writers give their take on Super Smash Bros. DLC, WWE 2K16’s lack of female wrestlers, Square Enix’s Western appeal, betas, and TellTale’s sporadic release schedule.

By Riley Little on 12 May 2015
World of Final Fantasy Announced

World of Final Fantasy Announced

Final Fantasy XV‘s absence from E3 2015 may have left some Final Fantasy fans feeling disappointed, but chances are after the announcement of the Final Fantasy VII Remake, those feelings...

By Sarah Fields on 20 February 2015
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Square Enix reveals that the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake will feature full voice acting to compliment its already major graphical and gameplay overhaul. Fans of the hotly anticipated title have h...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

After reading these 10 crazy video game fan theories, gamers will never look at games like Animal Crossing, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, and more the same again. People like analyzing their favorite...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Square Enix game producer Yoshinori Kitase offers an update on the development progress of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, saying 2016 will be ‘a year of preparations.’ Ever since Final Fantasy 7 Remake was...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy creator Sakaguchi To Work On New Game

Final Fantasy creator Sakaguchi To Work On New Game

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, reveals in an interview that Mistwalker Studio plans to begin production on a brand new original game in 2016. It’s been a while since fans have heard...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Figurines Revealed

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Figurines Revealed

Square Enix reveals two Final Fantasy 7 Remake figurines for their Play Arts Kai figurine collection. Cloud and Barret are now confirmed, but are more characters on the way? It looks like Cloud Strif...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 Launching in 2016

Final Fantasy 15 game director Hajime Tabata announces that the highly anticipated game will finally launch at some point by the end of 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One. 2016 is an exciting year to be a ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Square Enix confirms that the recently announced enhanced port of Final Fantasy 9 will be localized outside of Japan, at least when it comes to the Steam version. Last week, Square Enix announced an...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

Final Fantasy 15 is Inspired by The Last of Us

A new interview with Hajime Tabata reveals that Final Fantasy 15 will feature a story that is at least partially influenced by Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic smash hit. In the interview, Final Fantas...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Final Fantasy 9 Coming to PC, Mobile

Square Enix rings in the new year in style, announcing that PlayStation One classic Final Fantasy 9 will be coming to PC and mobile platforms in 2016. Square Enix announced its intent to release Fina...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Role of Women

Following the controversy of Final Fantasy 15′s all-male cast, game director Hajime Tabata discusses how women still play an important role in the game. While Final Fantasy XV‘s story will focus sole...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Final Fantasy Explorers Shows Tiny Cloud in Action

Square Enix releases a new trailer for Final Fantasy Explorers, showcasing the gameplay, summons, and combat abilities of Final Fantasy series protagonists. With just over a week left before its worl...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Coming March 30

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata confirms during the January Square Enix Active Time Report event that fans will finally have a release date soon. After a long decade spent in development tha...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Final Fantasy 9 Stealth Launched on Smartphones

Square Enix launches an enhanced version of the JRPG classic Final Fantasy 9 for both Android and iOS devices without making an official announcement. Last month, Square Enix confirmed that the class...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

Final Fantasy 15 Could Be Coming to PC

An eagle-eyed Final Fantasy 15 fan finds evidence embedded in the HTML of a website related to the forthcoming RPG that suggests it could be coming to PC. A NeoGAF user going by the handle KupoNut re...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

Skip Random Encounters in Final Fantasy 9 on PC

The Steam Page for the upcoming PC release of Final Fantasy 9 reveals a few of the port’s newer features, including some options that will save gamers a lot of time if they choose to use them. Althou...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Lightning Appears in Weird Interview

Lightning Appears in Weird Interview

Final Fantasy protagonist Lightning speaks to The Telegraph about her upcoming modeling gig with Louis Vuitton, and the results are weird and awkward. Fans of Square Enix’s flagship RPG series will...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Games With An Established Formula Aren't Evil

Games With An Established Formula Aren't Evil

In a year that will see some high profile releases from beloved franchises, one Game Rant writer addresses the growing fatigue surrounding classic series in gaming. One of the oldest joke concepts re...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial asp...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Sale for PC

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Sale for PC

The PC community is getting its first crack at Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster with a release yesterday morning on Steam. Square Enix decided not to take pre-orders at all, but kicked off the release...

By Dealzon on 30 November -1
10 PS2 Games Everyone Should Play

10 PS2 Games Everyone Should Play

The PlayStation 2 is the best-selling video game console in history, and it has an impressive library to match, with these 10 PS2 games ones everyone should play. Originally released in 2000, the Pla...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14 Could Soon Come to Xbox One

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn‘s director says Square Enix is talking to Microsoft about bringing the game and its Heavensward expansion to Xbox One. Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn launched on P...

By Jason Gallagher on 30 November -1
Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Square Director Discusses Final Fantasy Disease

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata doesn’t hold back in discussing what he thinks could have hindered the latest Final Fantasy‘s development. It’s no secret that the future of JRPGs as a genr...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Adventures of Mana Review

Adventures of Mana Review

Square Enix’s 3D remastering of an old favorite hits the PS Vita, and Adventures of Mana shows that remaining faithful to the original is sometimes the best approach. Adventures of Mana is admitted...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Square Enix announces that Mobius Final Fantasy title will be hitting North American shores ahead of Final Fantasy 15, and pre-registration bonuses are still available. There might not be a better...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Final Fantasy 15 Movie Details New Characters

Square Enix releases details on the plot and characters for its upcoming CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy 15, which will release prior to the game. Final Fantasy XV may well be the make or break...

By Jordan Baranowski on 30 November -1
New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Highlights Beautiful Game World

Square Enix takes gamers on another trip through Final Fantasy 15′s gorgeous world with a new trailer that ditches the storytelling and instead focuses on the game’s stunning environments. Final Fa...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Final Fantasy XV Carbuncle Surprise Pre-Order Bonus

Square Enix posts a YouTube video detailing their new promotional contest promising players a chance to win exclusive DLC, custom Xbox One consoles, and even a car. Final Fantasy 15 is being called...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

One writer thinks that the success of I Am Setsuna‘s stubborn adherence to JRPG traditions could be an indicator that Final Fantasy 7 Remake could thrive doing the same. Perhaps, as a diehard...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1