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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII PC Release Date Moved To December

Posted on October 19, 2015 by Broken Joysticks

Although tentatively set for an Autumn release date, Square Enix has been mostly silent about the PC port of Lightning Returns. This morning however, producer Kitase Yoshinori has announced through twitter that the game port will be delayed and will instead be coming out around December.Read More


Lightning Returns Demo Available today on Xbox 360 and PS3

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Jason Nason

Square Enix announced today that a playable demo for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is now available for download on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. As a special bonus, players who download the PlayStation Network demo will automatically receive the Utsusemi Garb DLC, which includes the Heavenly Fan weapon and the Kaminari (meaning “Lightning” in Japanese) shield item. The DLC pack will download with the demo and will be unlocked in the full retail game on February 11. The DLC pack will also be available to purchase for other customers later this year.

The demo puts players in control of Lightning as she traverses the chaos-infested Yusnaan palace of her old ally, Snow. Players will experience Lightning’s new customization options and master the game’s completely overhauled battle system. For those who activate the Outerworld services and submit their battle scores of the final fight against Zaltys, the ‘Siegfried’ outfit will be unlocked in the full retail game.

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Square Enix Details Final Fantasy XIII Collector’s Edition

Posted on December 12, 2013 by Jason Nason

Square Enix released details on the upcoming collector’s edition for Final Fantasy XIII, which will be available for preorder exclusively through the Square Enix online store. The collector’s edition will be available when the game launches on February 11th, 2014 for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Enclosed in packaging featuring brand-new artwork, the collector’s edition includes a silver embossed pocket watch and a downloadable content (DLC) code of Aerith Gainsborough’s “Midgar’s Flower Girl” outfit, based on the original Final Fantasy VII heroine. Art enthusiasts and fans alike will be sure to enjoy an 80-page hardcover artbook with never-before-seen illustrations.

Other items in the collector’s edition include Character Designer Tetsuya Nomura’s original artwork, including his early sketches of the characters, a foreword by Final Fantasy XIII Series Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryo, an introspective look at the worlds and architecture of the Nova Chrysalia world and a Final Fantasy nostalgia section that showcases crossover costumes and series’ fan favorites moogles and chocobos.

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Inside the Square: New Documentary Behind the Scenes of a Final Fantasy Title

Posted on August 30, 2013 by Jason Nason

Have you ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a game? How about a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a Final Fantasy game at Square Enix? In 25 years the team at Square Enix have never had a behind-the-scenes look at how the games in the franchise are created. That is until now.

Square Enix and PlayStation has revealed a brand new documentary series titled “Inside the Square,” which takes an in-depth look at one of the greatest RPG franchises of all time.

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New Screens from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Posted on March 21, 2013 by Jason Nason

Square Enix released new screenshots for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII today which reveal an expansive new area of the world of Nova Chrysalia, the Dead Dunes. Facing new monsters and bandits, Lightning must explore these treacherous desert areas and gain information from the mysterious village that huddles around the oasis. The new screenshots also feature the different shops in the game including food, magic, ability and item shops along with an inn where Lightning can rest and replenish her health.Read More


Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Extended Trailer

Posted on January 18, 2013 by Joshua Rust

News regarding the upcoming Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has been in limited supply. Heck even this trailer is just an extension of the one already released. But it’s better than nothing right? Right?

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII currently doesn’t have a set date, but is expected to release this fall. If you could have any Final Fantasy game re-released in HD on PS3/Xbox 360 which would you choose and why?


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