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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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Hikaru Utada returns for Kingdom Hearts III

[Update: Hikaru Utada's offficial twitter has been updated with the singer stating she that she is unsure of her involvement with the project. She has yet to remove her previous tweets confirming her involvement.] I will prob...

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III footage from D23 Expo

Just a day after Disney Japan's D23 Expo, we have video of the new Kingdom Hearts III gameplay presented at the event. It's pretty damn cool. I think it's rather likely that this still isn't actual in-game footage, but consider me excited ...

 
 
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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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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX set to hit next year

[Update: Added the official NA trailer to the top. More details] In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, Disney and Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX at this year's D23 Expo. The package is set to include Kingdom ...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Monsters is coming to smartphones.

Now, we know that Nintendo will not be putting Pokémon on mobile devices anytime soon. (Good for them, I say. Let's not pick a fight about this.) However, Square-Enix is putting their Pokémon-clone-ish series, Dragon Quest Mon...

 
 
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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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Square Enix registers new Drakengard web domain

Cross your fingers everyone. It's been reported that the North American branch of Square Enix have registered a brand new web domain related to the Drakengard franchise, Drakengardgame.com. So far, there's been no official statement o...

 
 
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Bravely Default: For the Sequel Trailer is rocking

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy was not only my most played game of 2012, not only my favorite game from Square Enix in years, but easily my most beloved RPG in many, many years. To say that I was excited to hear that it would be getting lo...

 
 
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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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TGS 2013: The shopping of TGS

No game show is complete without a place where you can buy lots of branded goods. TGS is certainly no exception to that rule. While it occupies a fairly small space on the show floor, TGS' merchandise area still has plenty of things to spen...

 
 
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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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Glorious Joy! Bravely Default: For the Sequel goes west

Oh my goodness, I'm actually surprised by the generosity that Square-Enix has inflected upon the masses in the west. Never did I expect them to actually decide to localize Bravely Default: For the Sequel as the Bravely Default game that wil...

 
 
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Square Enix announces Bravely Default: For the Sequel

Bravely Default was the best game I played last year. Nothing even came close to the amount of joy I got from it, and even now I get the urge to go back and do another play through. The development team has been teasing a sequel for so...

 
 
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Japanator Arena: Saber and Guts vs Chrono and Zoro

*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Toshiro's ice abilities have no effect on Kuzan, so he had to resort to his Kido skills. Unfortunately, Toshiro's non ice abilities couldn't damage Kuzan. After converting the J-tor Arena into a winter wonderla...

 
 
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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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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

When the first Kingdom Hearts game burt onto the Playstation 2, many people were first introduced to the J-Pop goddess known as Utada Hikaru. Her English version of her hit single, Hikari was released as Simple and Clean, and man it fit so...

 
 
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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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Drakengard 3 blooms on Halloween, gets a trailer

Despite it never managing huge levels of success, Square Enix is oddly dedicated to the world of Drakengard. After they funded two main-series entries and Nier, that quirky spinoff, now they've just released a trailer for Drakengard 3 ...

 
 
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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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Friday Night Fights: Gundam Epyon vs Andvari

*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! A-ko was in the middle of charging at Samidare with her destructive speed, but the princess's reflex skills was able to pick up on her movements. With one punch powerful enough to wreck the entire ground, Samid...

 
 
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Bravely Default's character designer talks sequel

When asked on Twitter what he is working on now outside of FF14 work, character designer Yasumi Matsuno replied “Working on the sequel to Bravely Default.” It should be no real surprise that a sequel would be coming, considering...

 
 
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First trailer for Final Fantasy Tactics S

It's been about a month since Square Enix announced they were bringing a brand new game in the Tactics series to the Mobage platform, and it wouldn't be far from the truth to say that I'd been quietly holding my breath for some gameplay fo...

 
 
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New sidequest discovered in Final Fantasy 9

The ninth instalment of the Final Fantasy series is held in high regard by a lot of people, which only makes it all the more shocking that a previously undiscovered sidequest has been found a good thirteen years after the game released. Ind...

 
 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Koda Kumi

It's time for another Daily Dose of Music, and we're doing something just a tiny bit special to celebrate the announcement of Final Fantasy X and X-2's arrival on HD. And of course, what better way to dose up on music than with Yuna's idol...

 
 
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Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada resigns

While not entirely unexpected, this is certainly very sudden. After reporting some really terrible numbers to their investors, Square Enix has announced that their CEO, Yoichi Wada, is resigning from his current position. Taking his place (...

 
 
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Behold, your first look at the Final Fantasy X remasters

Lots of folks really love Final Fantasy X. I'd wager that it's right up there alongside Final Fantasy IV, VI, and XII in the top five best-regarded installments in Square Enix's mega-series (which would the fifth be?). Being a lot of ...

 
 
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Wait, what?! Drakengard 3 is coming to the PS3

In what might be the most surprising video game related news in recent memory, Square Enix's Drakengard series has risen from the fiery ashes. Developed by Cavia (NieR), the first two Drakengard titles were strange, Dynasty Warriors-style g...

 
 
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Final Fantasy X HD coming to the Vita and PS3

At yesterday's Square Enix's press conferance, Shinji Hashimoto announced that they are still working on the HD port of Final Fantasy X. Not that it's going to be coming out soon, but that it's still being worked on. What kind of a tease is...

 
 
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Go West! Week Forty: Hands on with Dragon Quest VII

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the 40th edition of Go West!, the weekly column about Japanese video games and self inflicted mental pain. I'd like to tell you that for this joyous milestone, there are dozens of Japanese game...

 
 
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Final Fantasy Vocal Collection is music to my ears

I was one of the unfortunate masses who happened to miss my chance to purchase the amazing Final Fantasy Vinyls set. Like many of fans of the series' amazing music, I was totally bummed out. Things aren't all bleak for us video game music l...

 
 
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Don't forget to get your shield at 7-Eleven

Downloadable content. Bonus stuff for your games! For Dragon Quest VII's 3DS release, 7-Eleven stores in Japan will be having a promo where players will be able to go to a 7-Eleven and download a light shield and a shard. The promo will run...

 
 
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Chocolate Mini Medals available at Luida's Bar

In celebration of its three years of operations, Luida's Bar in Roppongi offered a bunch of cool things starting on January 28. There is this sweet looking treasure box filled with and apparently even made of fruits and gummies. It wil...

 
 
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Slime bags are coming to Japan!

The bags are smiling upon thee. Thou has found a slime bag. In celebration of the soon to arrive Dragon Quest VII for the 3DS, it seems Lawson Station is going to offer bags styled off of Dragon Quest's famous mascot enemy. Looking closely,...

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy: All the Bravest

Square Enix, what are you doing?  There have certainly been some interesting additions to the Final Fantasy universe of late, and after initially breaking the hearts of 3DS owners seeking out a localised Bravely Default, we wound up wi...

 
 
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Friday Night Fights: Red XIII vs Repede

*ding, ding, ding* It's over! Yes, we all know that KOS-MOS is one heck of an android. In fact, her attack that allowed her to take out an entire Gnosis fleet played a huge role in her battle against Nono. But alas, KOS-MOS lacks the field ...

 
 
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Friday Night Fights: Crono vs Stocke

*ding, ding, ding* It's over! Talk about a close call there. Being the sociopaths that they are, Pandy and Retro had this fight covered. But little did they know, they had to deal with Garterbelt, who was not going to stand by and let Panty...

 
 




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