All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII’

Lightning Returns To Raid Some Tombs

Until now, Square Enix hasn’t really crossed the streams between its Western and Japanese properties. It seemingly kept the separate because the fan bases for franchises like Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy were different. Well, Square is going to try things out with a little cross pollination DLC. Square Enix announced this morning that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will …

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Final Fantasy XIII Becomes An SNES RPG In Story Recap

Final Fantasy XIII has a confusing mess of a story. It’s sequel – Final Fantasy XIII-2 – didn’t make things better by introducing time travel into the mix. That’s why Square Enix felt it needed to remind everybody how things went down in the first two games before people start playing Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII next month. Now, Square …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Revamps Its Battle System

Most Final Fantasy fans can agree that Final Fantasy XIII didn’t have the best battle system. The turn-based/real-time ATB battle system lacked much of the depth seen in previous games, and it was at times a little unwieldy. That all changes with Lightning Returns as the battle system has received a complete makeover. In the latest trailer for Lightning Returns: …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Demo Out Today, Nets Players Exclusive DLC

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII promises to be the most radical departure from the norm in Final Fantasy since Final Fantasy VIII added Guardian Forces and magic drawing to the mix. The changes might have some long-time fans apprehensive about the quality of the game and that’s why Square Enix is proving a demo before it releases in February. It’s …

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Get A Closer Look At The Inner Workings Of Square Enix

Square Enix is largely a mystery to the outside world. Much like any other Japanese game developer, the company likes to keep to itself and not share its development secrets with anybody else. That all started to change last year when Sony started up its Behind the Square series that gave us a behind the scenes look at the development …

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Here’s A Peek Into The World Of Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

So, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is coming out early next year. At this point, we’ve seen a lot of the game, but Square Enix thinks you could use a little more information. In a new trailer released today, Square Enix gives us a “guided tour” of the world of Lightning Returns. As it would suggest, the trailer gives us …

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Check Out The Opening Cinematic For Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Are you excited about next year’s release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII? Can you not stand having to wait a few more months to discover the ultimate fate of Lightning and her companions? Well, you’ll have to keep waiting, but you can at least get a sneak preview today. Square Enix revealed the entire opening cinematic of Lightning Returns: …

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Check Out This New Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Gameplay

Tokyo Game Show may be over, but the news and videos pouring out of Japan’s largest gaming expo continue to flow. Case in point – Square Enix released an extended version of its previous Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer to include more gameplay. In the extended trailer, we get a look at some new environments, one of the sure …

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Take A Look Inside The Development Of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Square Enix, like a lot of Japanese game developers, are incredibly protective of their development secrets. They rarely let anybody look at the development process and are rather stingy over the smallest of things. That’s why it’s kind of a shock that Square Enix finally let somebody into its offices for an unprecedented look at how it develops games. As …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Will Have Some Killer Music

Music is incredibly important to Final Fantasy. I would even go so far as to argue that music is the most important element in Square Enix’s long running series. That’s why it’s incredibly important to let fans get a feel for the game’s music before it comes out. In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, the composers behind the first two …

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Fang Returns In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Trailer

Fang was definitely one of the more interesting characters in Final Fantasy XIII. It was a shame then that she was absent for most of the sequel. That’s all going to change in the final game of the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy. The latest trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is called “The Divine Task.” It gives us a …

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Cloud Strife Returns To Final Fantasy… Kind Of

Fans have been clamoring for a Final Fantasy VII remake ever since Square showed a real-time demo of the game’s opening running on the PlayStation 3 hardware years ago. That remake is probably never going to happen, but you can get the next best thing if you preorder Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Those who preorder the final chapter in …

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