Tag Archives: Square-Enix

Review: FFXV Episode Prompto has great music

Episode Prompto is the second FFXV DLC scenario, focusing on the titular bro. It comes after Episode Gladiolus and continues the trend of including gameplay that’s entirely different from the main scenario. How does it work out? Let’s break it down with as little spoilers as possible. Continue reading Review: FFXV Episode Prompto has great music

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A new Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age story trailer dropped today

Final Fantasy XII is the second most underappreciated game in the series. Players in the past didn’t understand the excellent Gambit system, combat was no longer turn based, and the developmental woes resulted in the latter portion of the story rushing to an abrupt conclusion. While the end is a weak point, the rest of the story stands tall as a solid tale of political intrigue and divine powers. Continue reading A new Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age story trailer dropped today

Schedule of Events for E3 Coliseum Announced

Earlier today, Geoff Keighley, creator and producer of The Game Awards, announced the lineup for the E3 Colisuem, “a spectacular main stage event that will connect video game fans with the biggest names in entertainment.” The event will feature two days full of demos, panel discussions, and epic one-on-one interviews. Continue reading Schedule of Events for E3 Coliseum Announced

Dissidia is returning, and this time, it’s on PS4

In the wake of the new and previously unannounced Dissidia Final Fantasy game being listed on Amazon this morning, Square Enix has announced the third installment of the Dissidia Final Fantasy spin-off series, entitled Dissidia NT. Continue reading Dissidia is returning, and this time, it’s on PS4

Final Fantasy VII Remake is going to be a disaster, isn’t it?

Square Enix recently announced they had shifted the development of Final Fantasy VII Remake from CyberConnect2 to an in-house team headed by Naoki Hamaguchi, main programmer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, and the project lead for Mobius Final Fantasy. According to Hamaguchi: Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Remake is going to be a disaster, isn’t it?

Lost Sphear is Tokyo RPG Factory’s second game

Tokyo RPG Factory is essentially an indie development studio set up by Square Enix in an effort to bring traditional JRPGs to the modern era. Their first game was the beautiful I Am Setsuna, which released on PS4, PC, PS Vita (Japan only), and more recently as a Nintendo Switch launch title. Today, the studio announced their second game: Lost Sphear. Continue reading Lost Sphear is Tokyo RPG Factory’s second game

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’s gambit system is the greatest

One of the most controversial moves in the Final Fantasy series was  the implementation of Final Fantasy XII’s Gambit system. A good many fans absolutely hated it, saying “the game played itself” or that it “took skill out of the equation.” Those people are called fools, because the Gambit system is the best combat system to come from the mainline Final Fantasy franchise, barring Final Fantasy XI. Continue reading Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’s gambit system is the greatest