Final Fantasy XIII-2 arrives on Steam December 11, complete with support for 60 frames-per-second and variable display resolutions. The second game in the trilogy is now available for preorder at $17.99. Square Enix has also announced plans to patch support for multiple resolutions into last month's PC release of » 11/11/14 1:00pm 11/11/14 1:00pm

If You Love Final Fantasy X-2, You’ll Love Lightning Returns

When people ask me what Lightning Returns is like, I always respond that it's a lot like Final Fantasy X-2. A lot of people seem to take this as an insult to Lightning Returns. It's not. While I feel like I am in the minority, I loved FFX-2 and much of what made it so fun to play is also present in Lightning Returns. » 12/06/13 7:00am 12/06/13 7:00am

Okay. Yes. I'm Cautiously Excited For Lightning Returns: FFXIII.

Square Enix has a lot of work to do. With Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII—the third game in what has become the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy—the folks at Square not only have to conclude Lightning's story in a satisfactory way, they have to figure out how to appeal to RPG fans who were turned off by the melodrama… » 6/21/13 3:00pm 6/21/13 3:00pm

Dear Square Enix, Please Make Final Fantasy XV More Like Final Fantasy…

In today's fully Fahey-approved edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Paradox Me makes an argument for the greatness of Final Fantasy IX that's more than just saying the name Vivi over and over again. » 12/08/11 11:20am 12/08/11 11:20am

A Town With NPCs is the Most Exciting Thing About These Final Fantasy…

Look! It's an actual town, complete with people with ellipses over their heads, indicating that they wish to speak to you! Oh Square Enix, you do love us. » 7/14/11 2:20pm 7/14/11 2:20pm

Getting in Line with Linear Gameplay

In today's fairly straightforward episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Monsieur Froid wonders why so many people have a problem with linear gameplay. » 5/05/11 11:20am 5/05/11 11:20am

Heroes' Hiro Knows His Final Fantasy

Entering the press room at BlizzCon 2010 late Saturday afternoon, I overheard one of Blizzard's PR people arguing that Final Fantasy XIII was the best in the series. I couldn't help but get involved. Neither could Heroes star Masi Oka. » 10/26/10 12:30pm 10/26/10 12:30pm

Final Fantasy XIII Developers Couldn't Cater To Western Tastes

While we'd be hesitant to use the word "failure" in relation to Final Fantasy XIII, "disappointment" works just fine. If only Square had known people outside Japan wouldn't like the game before they released it! Oh, wait. They did. » 10/18/10 2:30am 10/18/10 2:30am

Xbox 360 Commercial Busted For Using PS3 Footage

A commercial for Final Fantasy XIII has been reprimanded by Britain's Advertising Standards Authority for using PlayStation 3 footage in an advertisement for the Xbox 360 version of the game. » 8/18/10 3:30am 8/18/10 3:30am

Play Final Fantasy XIII As Nature Intended

Want your Final Fantasy XIII experience to be a little more authentic? Import the Chinese version, which has Japanese vocals and English subtitles (and is even compatible with your US/PAL save game). » 6/09/10 2:15am 6/09/10 2:15am

Lawsuit Filed Against Final Fantasy XIII

Daniel Wolf has filed a class-action lawsuit against both Sony and Square Enix, claiming that Final Fantasy XIII has caused "severe and widespread damage" to PlayStation 3 consoles. » 6/05/10 12:00am 6/05/10 12:00am

Final Fantasy XIII Hits iPad As...A Photo Gallery

Hey, Final Fantasy XIII fans. Want to see Square Enix rip you off on the iPad? Again? At ¥700 (USD$7.50), and out today in Japan, there's an app for that. » 5/28/10 2:45am 5/28/10 2:45am

Final Fantasy XIII PlayStation Home Items Come To North America

Let your Final Fantasy fanhood ring across the hallowed halls and cubbyholes of PlayStation Home today, as Final Fantasy XIII avatar items, costumes, and spaces make their way to North America. » 4/22/10 3:20pm 4/22/10 3:20pm

Frankenreview: Final Fantasy XIII

Come, brave adventurers, and witness the Final Fantasy XIII Frankenreview, a Franken so disparate we decided to run the graph right at the top of the post. » 3/15/10 2:40pm 3/15/10 2:40pm

Report: FFXIII On 360 "Isn't Anywhere Near As Impressive" As PS3 Version

The obsessives over at Digital Foundry, who do this kind of thing for a living, have compared the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Final Fantasy XIII in agonising detail. The results? Not so good for 360 owners. » 3/05/10 3:30am 3/05/10 3:30am

Square Enix "Suspicious" That Avatar Was Influenced By Final Fantasy…

Avatar, the biggest grossing film ever, looks familiar, says Square Enix's Motomu Toriyama, director of Final Fantasy XIII. A little too familiar. » 3/01/10 3:00am 3/01/10 3:00am