Posts Tagged ‘Final Fantasy XIII’

Mass Media 11/28/09

That Ys game is a PSP remake of a PC remake of Ys III. Just pointing that out. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 11/28/09’ »

Mass Media 11/17/09

Ain’t no stopping Jimmy Hopkins. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 11/17/09’ »

Final Fantasy XIII Finally Gets North American Release Date

Today, Square Enix revealed the North American release date for Final Fantasy XIII via a shiny new trailer on the official site. The game will arrive here on March 9, 2010.

The trailer also revealed that the theme song for the game will be “My Hands” by Leona Lewis.

Mass Media 11/05/09

Hexys Force just got infinitely more disturbing. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 11/05/09’ »

Square Rolls Out More FFXIII Summons

Final Fantasy XIII‘s Japanese website has just been updated with artwork for two new summons. Brynhildr, a giant, firey warrior/mecha-thing, doubles as Sazh’s ride, while recurring summon Bahamut morphs into a bipedal mount for Oerba.

When asked where they procured the green acid and whether they have any to share, Square-Enix spokespeople did not reply.

Mass Media 10/29/09

The Penguins’ Chris Kunitz had three assists last night, prompting color man Bob Errey to write the following on the screen.

How it got past S&P is beyond me, but it led to an awesome photoshop. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 10/29/09’ »

Final Fantasy XIII: Character Changes and Tech Specs

In a fresh interview with Tetsuya Nomura and Motomu Toriyama, Famitsu dug up a few interesting tidbits about Final Fantasy XIII‘s development, on topics ranging from character design to load times. Some of the more noteworthy bits include: Continue reading ‘Final Fantasy XIII: Character Changes and Tech Specs’ »

Mass Media 10/03/09

I like Fallout 3: The Pitt’s attention to detail. To Wit: The Monongahela River is brown. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 10/03/09’ »

Mass Media 09/30/09

I took time away from Fallout 3: Broken Steel to do this update. You’d better appreciate it. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 09/30/09’ »

Mass Media 09/12/09

When I married Mrs. Right I didn’t know her first name was Always. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 09/12/09’ »

Mass Media 09/11/09

The Pittsburgh Penguins meet President Obama.

That has nothing to do with this update, I just couldn’t think of anything clever to put here. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 09/11/09’ »

Final Fantasy XIII Release Date Revealed

Square Enix’s PR rep Klee Kuo tweeted this morning that the Japanese release date for Final Fantasy XIII is December 17, 2009. The announcement was just made at the Final Fantasy XIII Premiere Party in Tokyo.

Square Enix also announced that there will be a special FFXIII/Slim PS3 bundle in Japan. No further details were announced, but more should be revealed at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show. Yoichi Wada also stated that Square Enix is aiming to release Final Fantasy XIII in North America sometime in the spring of 2010.

Source: Kotaku

Mass Media 08/30/09

I woke up this morning to find my car parked half a foot away from the curb, which is what I get for coming home at three in the morning. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 08/30/09’ »

Square Enix Dual Wields 360, PS3 Releases of Final Fantasy XIII

News from Gamescom continues to roll in. This time, it’s an announcement from Square Enix regarding the upcoming release of Final Fantasy XIII. The game is scheduled to be out this winter in Japan, and Yoshinori Kitase said that the 360 and PS3 versions will be released simultaneously in North America and Europe in the spring of 2010.

Source: VG247

Mass Media 07/31/09

Every time I see new FFXIII screens I am reminded how much I’m looking forward to it. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 07/31/09’ »

Mass Media 07/29/09

We don’t make these images, but we have an understanding with those who do. In this update: Tales of Versus, Final Fantasy XIII, and Hexyz Force: Continue reading ‘Mass Media 07/29/09’ »

Final Fantasy XIII Gets Hope, Still Waiting for Change

Square Enix has shed some light a previously unnamed character in Final Fantasy XIII.  Hope Estheim is the boy with whitish silver hair that is seen in the demo.  His mother fights in the resistance army with Snow, but despite Snow’s efforts to save her, Hope’s mother dies.  For this reason, Hope holds a grudge against Snow.  Other than that, all we know is that he fights with a boomerang and has some sort of attraction to Oerba Dia Vanille, the pigtailed girl seen in the demo and many other trailers.

Source: Final Fantasy Wiki

Mass Media 06/19/09 – Part 1!

Stay tuned, ’cause there’s more where this came from. In today’s update: Valhalla Knights Eldar Saga, Final Fantasy XIII, Inazuma Eleven 2, and Dragon Age: Origins. Not pictured: me trying to enrage all of Tamriel and make a mad dash for the Shivering Isles portal set to “Push it to the Limit.” Because I didn’t actually do that, I just read about some dude that did. Was pretty epic, though. I ramble. Behold the screens: Continue reading ‘Mass Media 06/19/09 – Part 1!’ »

Mass Media 06/10/09

This update brought to you in part by boat waiting times and death by lamiaea. Lamias? Whatever the plural term is for angry vaguely-female snake things. I ramble. In this update: Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord, Ys Online: Call of Solum, Mega Man Star Force 3, and Lunar: Harmony of the Silver Star. Continue reading ‘Mass Media 06/10/09’ »

Square Enix Grants FFXIII a European Date

Rounding out Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII announcements, today we have the scheduled release date this game will be coming to European shores. Today, Final Fantasy XIII‘s director Motomu Toriyama announced that the company would be targetting a release in Europe in 2010.