Watch Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi and Square Enix artist Kazuko Shibuya drink some wine and play around on the SNES Classic. The stream is apparently the first episode in a series of let’s plays by Mistwalker looking back at past games Sakaguchi and others have worked on.
Big news for me today: Boss Fight Books has launched its fourth Kickstarter, and my upcoming book Final Fantasy V is part of it. Here’s an exclusive excerpt, discussing a bit about how this legendary role-playing game was made.
You might have your favorite Final Fantasy. Well, so does series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. He likes Final Fantasy IX the best.
Not only is Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi creating a new studio, he’s also making new games. According to Gamer, Sakaguchi recently said working is progressing on several smartphone titles as well as a console game. Sakaguchi said he might even release “a few new titles” next year, but I’m assuming he’s…
Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi recently revealed that he’s creating a new studio. It’ll be located in Tokyo and will apparently begin recruiting. Sakaguchi, who already runs Mistwalker, is considering naming the studio “Dawnwalker,” which isn’t nearly as good as calling it “Stache.”
Hironobu Sakaguchi was the first director of Final Fantasy. Hajime Tabata is the latest director of Final Fantasy. When they get together, the results are surprisingly hilarious.
For years, no, decades, a legend has sprung up around the title Final Fantasy. It says that Square, which was in dire straits, thought this was going to be its last game—hence, Final Fantasy. The game’s creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, says that myth is wrong.
"Everyone's mean. Except for this one nice... We'll make her a girl. And then we'll murder the girl. We'll just murder the girl."
From the mouth – or rather, the keyboard – of Hironobu Sakaguchi.
The latest official Final Fantasy game, from current Final Fantasy top man Yoshinori Kitase, was announced in an interview between Kitase and series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi in Weekly Famitsu.
On Sunday, when I asked Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi what he thinks of the current state of the franchise he built, his answer was short and blunt. "Final Fantasy XV is taking too long."
When you create one of the most treasured franchises in video game history, what do you do next? When you work on that franchise for 20 years, can you ever really move on?
The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, is working on a new smartphone game called Terra Battle. It's an RPG. It could have been a ballet dancing game.
Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi is working on a new role-playing game. Called Terra Battle, it is slated for smartphones. Details are currently scant, but Sakaguchi reveals more about the game in the upcoming issue of Famitsu.
That's Phil Spencer, one of Microsoft's top gaming executives. Sakaguchi, of course, is Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy, now at Mistwalker, where he has released a few Xbox-exclusive JRPGs like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon. Hope Phil isn't just messing with us, because the Xbox One sure could use some…
Lost among this week's barrage of awesome new video games is The Last Story, a role-playing game that's slipped pretty damn far under gamers' radars considering it was designed and directed by the man who created Final Fantasy.
Did you know that Aeris's death was inspired by the death of Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi's mother? Or that the name Final Fantasy came from the sense of desperation Square felt back in the 80s?