Dissidia Final Fantasy Takes The Fight To Japanese Arcades

Announced this weekend at the Japanese Amusement Expo, Dissidia Final Fantasy takes Square Enix's franchise-wide fighting game from the PSP to the arcade with three-on-three battles between a horde of iconic characters. » 2/14/15 12:02pm 2/14/15 12:02pm

How True are Japan's Latest Gaming Rumors?

Key Developers Leaving Square Enix...for Social Gaming

Turnover at game companies is high. But Japanese game developers who work on big titles for big companies tend to stay put. But what happens when your company is being eclipsed?


In the past few years, the Japanese mobile and social game industry has exploded. Companies like DeNa and Gree are doing great business,… » 4/23/12 7:00am 4/23/12 7:00am

The Joy of Making Video Gaming a Family Affair

Commenter Madammina's tale of playing through Kingdom Hearts with her little brother reminds us how much fun it is to play video games with our loved ones in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 5/25/11 11:20am 5/25/11 11:20am

Final Fantasy Fighting Game Gets A Sequel Struck By Lightning

Square Enix has revealed the follow-up to its portable Final Fantasy fighting game, Dissidia: Final Fantasy, in the latest issue of Japanese magazine Weekly Shonen Jump. » 9/07/10 10:00pm 9/07/10 10:00pm

The Most Pirated Nintendo DS Games Are...

You know it. I know. People pirate Nintendo DS games. It's so bad that Nintendo is spearheading a lawsuit to stop piracy. Yet piracy continues. » 6/09/10 7:00am 6/09/10 7:00am

Square Enix Will Do Its Best For Final Fantasy Dissidia Sequel

PSP game Dissidia: Final Fantasy features a smorgasbord of Final Fantasy characters. The game was a hit! It sold over a million copies. Do you know what means? » 3/18/10 9:00am 3/18/10 9:00am

Dissidia Final Fantasy Gets Its Own PSP Bundle

Sony is going PSP bundle bananas this year, releasing "Entertainment Packs" packaged with Rock Band Unplugged, Hannah Montana: Rock Out the Show and Assassin's Creed. Today we can add one more bundle to the pile. » 5/14/09 6:20pm 5/14/09 6:20pm

The Porter Dissidia Final Fantasy PSP Case Is A Little Late

Presumably, there's no rush to get these PS Pictogram cases out in Japan, considering Sony and bag-making partner Porter have released approximately one billion of them so far. But not a Dissidia Final Fantasy one! » 4/09/09 4:40pm 4/09/09 4:40pm

Dissidia: Final Fantasy Import Review: The [Evil] Emperor's New [Suit…

When we were children, we wanted two things: a Super Mario Bros. movie and a Final Fantasy fighting game; we got one of those things, and it made us wish we were dead. » 12/29/08 1:00pm 12/29/08 1:00pm

DISSIDIA Offers Players Shameful Underoo Glimpses

DISSIDIA: Final Fantasy has gone on sale in Japan. Besides featuring assembled characters from various FF games, DISSIDIA also has something else for those less interested in combat and more interested in other things. » 12/24/08 2:00am 12/24/08 2:00am

Final Fantasy Dissidia Comes Stateside This Summer

The forces of Cosmos and the forces of Chaos square off as beloved characters from Final Fantasies past do battle in Dissidia Final Fantasy, just announced for a mid-year 2009 release in North America. » 12/18/08 10:20am 12/18/08 10:20am

Shonen Jump Reminds Us That, Yes, Tera And Kefka Are In DISSIDIA

The most recent issue of Japanese magazine Shonen Jump » 10/29/08 8:40am 10/29/08 8:40am has a couple new screens of characters and from . Both have been announced previously. There is a close-up look at Terra's EX Mode "Trance,” too. That's after the jump. Action title is out in Japan on December 18.

More Dissidia Final Fantasy Characters Revealed!

The latest issue of Shonen Jump » 9/11/08 4:00am 9/11/08 4:00am shows hero Cecil Harvey in its latest update on PSP title . He's standing across from bad guy Golbez. The game launches this December with three more characters to still yet be revealed. Ah yes, drip-fed PR. [PSP Hyper]

Dissidia Script Is "Double The Length" Of Crisis Core: FFVII's

Square Enix's upcoming PSP "action RPG" Dissidia: Final Fantasy features heroes and villians from Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX and Final Fantasy X. Epic stuff! The game does look and sound big for a PSP title. But just how big? Says the game's senior director… » 7/02/08 12:00am 7/02/08 12:00am

New Dissidia Final Fantasy Trailer

Here's the latest Dissidia Final Fantasy » 6/27/08 9:00am 6/27/08 9:00am trailer to go with the screens we . The game's character designer Tetsuya Nomura previously stated that the game was "", and this trailer dates the game for 2008.

New Dissidia Final Fantasy Screens

Dissidia Final Fantasy reunites characters from previous FF games like Final Fantasy, Fantasy II, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX and Final Fantasy X. That's a lot of Final Fantasy! While the full character roster hasn't been yet revealed, here are some new screens to look at. So, yeah, go… » 6/26/08 6:00am 6/26/08 6:00am