Expect More Final Fantasy XIII. But Don't Expect Final Fantasy X HD Any…

The ending of role-playing game Final Fantasy XIII-2 was a little unsatisfying. And by "a little unsatisfying," I mean it made me want to throw a keyblade at my television. » 7/05/12 1:30pm 7/05/12 1:30pm

Looks Don't Come First With Final Fantasy's Leading Ladies

When Square Enix is making heroines, it might start with the character's back story or her role in the story. For example, in Final Fantasy XIII, the initial concept for protagonist Lightning was a "strong woman". » 3/31/11 8:00am 3/31/11 8:00am

Final Fantasy Director's Take On Western Vs. Japanese RPGs

How does Final Fantasy XIII director Motomu Toriyama explain the difference between Japanese-designed role-playing games and their western counterparts? By pointing out the divide between classic RPGs like Tomb Raider, Hitman and Final Fantasy. » 3/15/10 5:40pm 3/15/10 5:40pm

The Past, Platforms And Future Of Final Fantasy XIII, Agito And Versus

Final Fantasy XIII is just a few weeks away for gamers in North America, Europe and Australia, the debut game in Square Enix's grand Fabula Nova Crystallis project. What does the future hold for the trio of Final Fantasy XIII games? » 2/16/10 10:00pm 2/16/10 10:00pm

Final Fantasy XIII Creators On The Influence of Call of Duty, Card…

Square Enix's long in the making Final Fantasy XIII finally comes to North America in March, a game that is less like a traditional Japanese role-playing game, its creators say, and more like a first-person shooter like Call of Duty. » 2/16/10 5:40pm 2/16/10 5:40pm

Square Enix Attempts To Explain Low Western Reviews

Reviews and reactions for Final Fantasy XIII have been mixed. Some love it. Some don't. But Final Fantasy XIII director Motomu Toriyama claims to know why Western critics might not dig the game. » 2/16/10 8:30am 2/16/10 8:30am

Final Fantasy XIII's Fiction, Fable III's Gameplay Detailed At GDC

This year's Game Developers Conference is just weeks away and thanks to a slew of new additions to the schedule, it promises to be revelatory, particularly if you have an interest in Final Fantasy XIII or Fable III. » 2/02/10 3:40pm 2/02/10 3:40pm

Final Fantasy XIII To Ship On "About" Three DVDs On Xbox

Square Enix's long in the making Japanese RPG epic Final Fantasy XIII is... well, epic. It's going to be huge, expanding beyond the confines of your standard Xbox 360 game disc. Possibly on three (possibly more) DVDs when it ships. » 8/21/09 12:20pm 8/21/09 12:20pm