Late last month, game developer Manabu Daishima passed away while diving off the coast of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Daishima worked on an array of classic titles, doing monster designs for Romancing SaGa, field graphics for Chrono Trigger, and background design for Final Fantasy XII. He was 45 years old.
The HD remaster of Final Fantasy XII will come with a fast forward feature, letting players blaze through all those random battles and giant maps at twice or even quadruple speed.
Via Siliconera, here’s a look at how Final Fantasy XII on the PS2 stacks up against the PS4 remastered version’s debut trailer.
Square Enix is calling it Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age. Here’s the debut trailer.
My second and final full day at my very first Toy Fair 2016 in New York City has come and gone, and already I miss it terribly. Nothing flipping through photos of Nerf guns, Pokemon plushies, Final Fantasy figures, Monster High dolls, Transformers, Marvel heroes and more can’t fix.
We might be one step closer to getting to see Vaan’s emaciated, whiny abs in glorious HD.
Right now, you can play any mainline Final Fantasy game on a modern system—PS3, Vita, iOS, etc.—except for two: Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy XII. Both PlayStation 2 entries have never made it to other platforms, and anyone who's tried to play PS2 games on a high-definition television might understand why people…
The first years of the new millennium brought us the seventh generation of video game consoles, and with that came a whole new family of attractive men and women. With new evolutions, this decade introduced the start of increasingly realistic-looking characters.
Sadly, this isn't something you can buy. It's a garage kit, which means it's basically a home-made piece, so the astonishing detail you're seeing here is a one-of-a-kind. As something so beautiful deserves to be.
It's not that hard to find great pirate-themed video game zones and levels. Gigantic ships, pirate hideouts on mysterious islands (or in space), full of treasure, topped with a Caribbean atmosphere; an ever-returning element of video games that will always be a pleasure to the eye. We've collected some of the most…
In today's turn-based edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Monsieur.Froid admits that his Japanese role-playing game experience is limited to Final Fantasy XII. We cannot let that stand. Help him choose a more definitive JRPG to get him hooked on the genre.
Akihiko Yoshida has been at Final Fantasy developers Square Enix since 1995, when he joined Squaresoft, one of the companies (along with Enix) that merged to create the RPG powerhouse.
Yasumi Matsuno, the Japanese video game creator best known for his work at Square Enix on titles like Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy XII and Tactics Ogre, may have a new home: Professor Layton and White Knight Chronicles developer Level-5.
In a feature story published today in Sweden, the founders of GRIN lay their studio's precipitous demise at Square Enix's feet, saying the publisher reneged on payments during the development of a Final Fantasy game and saddled them with ridiculous requirements as the project went sour.
Commenter Sir BeefyChu is looking for super difficult challenges lurking in otherwise normal games in today's episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku.
Voice actors are more than just minor celebrities: they are so essential to a character that they become inseparable.
Miwa Shoda joined Squaresoft, now Square Enix, in 1995 and went on to write Japanese Legend of Mana and Final Fantasy XII. Those are big games with big stories — something that they apparently do not need.
This is a two-minute, 30-second video said to be of a tech demonstration of "Fortress," the Final Fantasy project GRIN was said to have been working on when the Swedish studio closed.
What? What?! That's what "eau de
toilet toilette," means, right? Oh, fine, it's perfume, specifically a fragrant homage to Final Fantasy XIII, and it'll be available a month after the game's release in North America.