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Nylon Pink covers Real Emotion from FFX-2

Just in time to get us pumped for the upcoming release of FFX/FFX-2 HD Remaster, Los Angeles-based band Nylon Pink has recorded a pretty spiffy cover of Real Emotion. Remember that part at the beginning of X-2 where Yuna comes out in a blu...

 
 
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Look at all these new features in Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD

The release for the long-awaited Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD collection is just a month away now, landing March 18th and 21st for North America and Europe respectively. Perhaps you're a big fan of the series and you're currently stuck on L...

 
 
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Final Fantasy VII remake still not happening

A friendly reminder that everyone's favorite Final Fantasy will probably never receive a next-gen face-lift. This of course, was driven home by recent statements from series producer Yoshinori Kitase who, in an interview with Eurogamer, rev...

 
 
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Square Enix trademarks Shinra Company

Square Enix, makers of all things Final Fantasy, have recently registered the Shinra Company. What this means, nobody knows, but it was registered under use for video games. This might mean more spin-offs from the world of Final Fantasy VII...

 
 
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Give your Valentine chocolate FF7 Materia

As a card-carrying chocoholic (and that's chocoholic for "chocolate" and not "chocobo," although the latter kind of works too), I have a bit of a dilemma with artisanal sweets. I love it when candies look awesome, but when they look TOO awe...

 
 
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A behind-the-scenes look at Lightning Returns

Square Enix recently released a special behind-the-scenes look at their upcoming action-RPG Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The first part of an on-going series, titled "Inside the Square," features insights from some of the creativ...

 
 
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FFXIII retrospective trailer goes full retro

As the North American and European street dates for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII approach, Square Enix has helpfully released a retrospective trailer that goes through a highlight reel of the events of FFXIII and FFXIII-2, followe...

 
 
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Grab the Lightning Returns: FFXIII demo, get free DLC

Man, the marketing blitz for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will just not let up. Good thing that the game is actually looking like it deserves to be hyped up a little, which is more than can be said for other parts of the Fina...

 
 
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Man at Arms creates Sephiroth's Masamune

We here at Modern Method are fond of Awe Me's Man at Arms Youtube show. Tony Swatton creates weapons that we've all dreamed of seeing in reality, often times looking just like the original pieces. Having posted about him several times here...

 
 
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JUMP FESTA shows off Final Fantasy VI Mobile

Square Enix's focus on mobile platforms continues, with the remake of Final Fantasy VI looking closer to completion. It's a shame that it couldn't be a brand new game built with the platform in mind, but hey, VI is certainly not a bad game...

 
 
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Details on FFX and X-2 HD for your PS Vita

In case you hadn't heard yet, FFX and X-2 fans planning on grabbing their copy for PS3 soon will also be able to enjoy it for their Vita. You have the option of buying it separately for US$39.99 alongside the PS3 version at launch, or as a ...

 
 
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Don't hold back the water works for Final Fantasy X/X2

Don't lie. I know you were bawling your eyes out multiple times when you first played Final Fantasy X for the PS2. It doesn't matter how tough you are, from the moment Suteki Da Ne starts playing, you better be cutting some onions to disgu...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV coming to steam?

If you were one of those people waiting for permission from your Steam overlords to purchase a copy of Final Fantasy XIV, you're in luck. In a recent notice relating to server maintenance, it notes that additional "worlds" or servers would ...

 
 
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Distant Worlds producers prepare a new show in London

How can you make Distant Worlds, the absolutely amazing Final Fantasy orchestral concert, even better? How about putting it in a smaller venue and changing the show around the idea? Fans in London will be able to get to see A New World, a s...

 
 
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Japanator Exclusive: Outside Distant Worlds Miami

As mentioned previously, we here in Miami don't get a lot of geeky stuff to enjoy. We have a couple of conventions down here, but for the most part we have to travel north for anything of real value. That's why I like to take a moment to c...

 
 
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Take an early look at the Final Fantasy 7 vinyl set

As with all things Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy VII gets special treatment above and beyond everything else. Jayson at Destructoid got his hands on an early copy of the Final Fantasy VII vinyl records, representing a "best of" of the game'...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV ARR 2.1 patch gets a cool trailer

I've played what feels like an impossible amount of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn since its launch back in August. My friends and I enjoy looking for the tallest buildings in the game world and jumping off of them in dramatic fashion. ...

 
 
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Japanator Exclusive: The History of Distant Worlds

Fans of the Final Fantasy game franchise have likely heard of Distant Worlds, the concert where classic tracks get revamped by an entire orchestra. If you've had the chance to see it, you'll know how fantastic the whole thing is....

 
 
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Update: Final Fantasy 8 on Steam might be a thing

[Update: It's been confirmed. Final Fantasy VIII has officially launched on Steam.] After a false start, Final Fantasy VIII on Steam might actually be coming. NeoGAF detectives have found some new info on the Steam registry for FFVIII, with...

 
 
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Screens of Final Fantasy VI on iOS pop up

A pair of screen shots from Final Fantasy VI on iOS have recently popped up. We have a shot of the opening and the other has Biggs, Wedge and Terra in Narshe. With the game set to come out this Winter in Japanese, I wouldn't be surprised if...

 
 
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Japanator's 2013 Holiday Shopping Guide: Music and Misc.

You've already seen our holiday recommendations for anime, manga, and video games; what could possibly be left? Quite a lot, actually. Not only do we have recommendations for music lovers (and we hope that group includes pretty much everyon...

 
 
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Lightning Returns demo and DLC up on Japanese PSN

It’ll be a while before Lightning Returns makes is North American and European debuts (2/11 and 2/14 respectively) but if you have a Japanese PS3 account, you can grab the demo right now. For those of you with the game, the first thre...

 
 
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Final Fantasy games on sale via Square-Enix Online Store

And it's not just games from the Final Fantasy line, but a lot of titles are on sale at the Square-Enix online store. Many of the titles on sale are going for about 50% off retail, which means you can buy a copy of Kingdom Hearts 3D:&n...

 
 
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Have a Final Fantasy IV: The After Years trailer

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years has been popping up everywhere. Originally, it was a cell phone game in Japan, and then got ported to other services like WiiWare and PSN. In September, Square Enix announced that a 3D remake in the style ...

 
 
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SE taunts overseas fans with LRFFXIII's special effects

Many people already have their mitts on the Japanese version of Lightning Returns, and all we who await the NA or EU versions can do is watch trailers and game streams while we salivate. Square Enix released a special effects trailer a few...

 
 
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Eleven minutes of Lightning and her returning

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 is now out in Japan and here are eleven minutes to get you (even more) excited for it. It looks familiar to anyone who has put time into the original FF13 and its sequel, but this video is quick to show ...

 
 
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Rejoice! FFX and X-2 HD for PS3 now dated for the West

It's been a long time coming, but a release date for the PS3 version of Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster is finally announced: March 18th, 2014 for North America and March 21st for Europe, according to the official Playstation blog and som...

 
 
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Final Fantasy X HD is looking outstanding

Memories are often better than reality, yet these screenshots of Final Fantasy X HD look even more wonderful than what I remember from the original game. This release will be a beautiful way to both get new players to experience it for the ...

 
 
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A Final Fantasy 15 voice actor has been revealed

So it seems one of the voice actors to be in Final Fantasy 15 is now known. Any idea who? If you guessed “Troy Baker”, sorry. Although Troy is in a lot of games the word is that Jay Preston will be doing a voice for this game. A...

 
 
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Final Fantasy 14 has a surprising amount of accounts

Well, here is a pleasant thing to hear. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has over 1.5 million accounts registered now. That is a huge change considering what a mess this was when it originally came out. In fact, turning around a disaster l...

 
 
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Know of an awesome weapon? This guy has probably made it.

When I was younger, I wanted a Master Sword. Never mind that I'd never be able to travel from house to house and whack away at some bushes, I just wanted to have one to look at. When I got older and started attending conventions, I saw that...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIII recapped in new video

I'm sure it's been awhile since any of us have played Final Fantasy XIII, but with Lightning Returns around the corner, Square Enix has provided us all with a video recapping the events of the game. Of course, they haven't gotten around to...

 
 
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Lightning Returns Long Trailer and Opening Movie are out!

Simultaneously the game I am most looking forward to this year and a huge bulk of people are shaking their heads at, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII just had its long trailer from TGS and its opening movie put out today. The opening ...

 
 
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Behold, the many fashion decisions of Lightning

Square Enix's new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII may be less than a minute long, but what's in it seems to say more about the game - or at least, who it's intended for - than the longest documentary-eseque explanati...

 
 
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Final Fantasy Agito announced for iOS/Android

Square Enix trademarked the Final Fantasy Agito name all the way back in May, but this news still comes as something of a surprise. A Famitsu leak has revealed that Final Fantasy Agito is a game coming to the iOS/Android platforms this wint...

 
 
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The Final Fantasy X drama continues

Those who can't get enough of Final Fantasy X and X-2 have even more reason to celebrate the upcoming HD remasters of the classic PS2 games. According to JEFusion, the game will include a 30 minute audio drama, fleshing out the story some ...

 
 
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Would you like some live-action Final Fantasy VII?

If you can't get Hollywood or SquareEnix to do it, then let the fans do it! Shinra Productions LLC out of Pittsburgh is looking to get funding for a live-action web series based off the Final Fantasy VII video game. This is a big undertakin...

 
 
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Final Fantasy VII available on Steam

Several years ago, fans delved into Steam's registry and discovered a listing for Final Fantasy VII. While a release seemed unlikely, some held out hope that the game would eventually make its way to the digital platform. Those hopes were ...

 
 
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OCReMix releases Final Fantasy VI: Balance and Ruin

I gotta hand it to the folks at OCReMix. While I don't always love the arrangements they release, there's no question that a great deal of talented people do awesome work on the site. Their new album release, Balance and Ruin, is their take...

 
 
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Final Fantasy X/X2 HD looks real pretty

I'm genuinely impressed with the work Square Enix has been doing on its HD rereleases. I grabbed Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX the week it came out here in Japan, and was stunned by how great it looked on the PS3. Assets were replaced, and e...

 
 




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