Mad scientists and evil masterminds are classic villain archetypes, and defeating them is always nerve-wracking. Instead of facing you, they'd rather hide in the shadows and rely on their minions. And when it does come to combat, they usually love to show off their deadliest creations.
Square Enix's booth at E3 is going to be a total sequel fest this year, with new franchise entries for Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Dungeon Siege and Deus Ex. Are they bringing any games that aren't sequels, prequels, or reboots?
Because, well, people keep asking Final Fantasy XIII producer Yoshinori Kitase about it. And since he's a polite guy, he keeps answering those questions. Aw, that's nice of him!
PopMatters recently posted an extremely in-depth look back at Final Fantasy VIII, exploring the themes, emotions, and insight into human behavior that make one of the most neglected entries in the franchise great.
While the rest of the other video game publishers at the NYCC brought video games for fans to check out, Square-Enix brought lots and lots of toys. No playable demos. No trailers. Just toys.
While these Famitsu images themselves are not brand new, the high quality scans of them are. They're the best FFXIII images you'll get until Square Enix releases them officially.