Earlier this week, just after press conference day, Square Enix dropped one of E3's biggest bombshells—that they're remaking the PSP game Final Fantasy Type-0 and bringing it to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One here in North America.
Once upon a time, there was a game developed for cell phones called Final Fantasy Agito XIII. And when that game was moved to the PSP and became Final Fantasy Type-0, that meant the name was free to be used—which it has been by the new iOS/Android title Final Fantasy Agito.
The story of Final Fantasy Type-0 is long and depressing: released for PSP in 2011, Square Enix's role-playing game never made it outside of Japan, despite being announced at E3 in North America, and for years now, fans have been wondering whether we'll ever get to play it in English.
Last week, we were treated to the news that Final Fantasy Versus XIII had been reborn as Final Fantasy XV. After getting sucked into a black hole for the longest time, Versus was back with a whole new coat of paint. But apparently, the paint wasn't all that new.
It's been a year and a half since Square Enix released the PSP role-playing game Final Fantasy Type-0 in Japan, and the publisher has not yet said a word about a possible U.S. release.
Last week at the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary event here in Tokyo, some of the biggest names in Square Enix talked about the franchise. Square Enix showed off the first material related to Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn was put through its paces. Then Hajime…