Articles tagged with: Final Fantasy
Believe it or not, the PlayStation 3 was released nearly four years ago, and since then the console has been graced with hundreds of great titles. Therefore, we at PS3 Attitude thought we’d take some time to pay tribute to the people who create the games that make our mundane lives just that little bit more entertaining: the developers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing our one hundred favourite developers, and believe us when we say that there are some incredibly talented teams included. We’ve now revealed seventy developers in our mammoth list, and today we’re revealing ten more.
So much happened at the Tokyo Game Show that it’s easy to lose track of all the news. There were grown men crying, Samba Buses sliding, Dante looking hellish and Hell looking stylish; NIS embraced Hi-Res sprites and SEGA enlisted zombies. So basically we had a lot of shocks, surprises, some predictability and plenty of wow moments.
TGS, more than anything, showed that Japanese game development is still going strong today, despite rumours of the contrary. Japanese developers are still pumping out hugely inventive, aesthetically pleasing titles – the sort of games that make you say, “that must come from Japan.”
For this article, we have accumulate ten thoughts to take away from this year’s TGS. They weren’t all positive but most of them were…
It’s best to watch this as soon as possible before it gets pulled from YouTube.
Square Enix just released the opening cinematic for Final Fantasy XIV on the official website. Who knew a battle against a Malboro could be so epic?
Square Enix unleashed an awesome trailer for Final Fantasy XIV filled with tons of action, great music, and cat girls. Too bad the PS3 version was delayed…
While PC owners only have to wait until late September for the release of Final Fantasy XIV, PlayStation 3 owners have to wait another six month before they can sink their claws into the game. The reason for the delay? It’s all down to memory issues.
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Two developer diaries for Final Fantasy XIV can be found over at GamesTrailers. One video has the game’s motion designer, Shinya Ichida, take us through the different creature designs and the other has Character Designer, Keiichi Baba, show the different playable characters on offer.
Tetsuya Nomura has tweeted an update on Final Fantasy Versus XIII, reassuring us that it’s still on track. The game’s director spoke of the difficulties in designing the game and explained that the silence surrounding Final Fantasy Versus XIII was due to the game being behind other titles (such as The 3rd birthday) “in order.
Development on the game is still going strong and voice casting has just begun.
So far in 2010, we’ve been bombarded with several top quality games and had many interesting topics to discuss. We’ve been very lucky. July was, however, a very humdrum month. Sure, it’s normally dead the month after E3, but we were still looking out for the big releases, but sadly they never came.
Still, we found just enough to keep us interested during the mid-summer shutdown. We digested PlayStation Plus, got to grips with the Medal of Honor Beta and explored Hulu Plus. There were even a few new games announced that left us excited – not to mention an obscene amount of beat ‘em up news. There was also a big announcement here at PS3 Attitude. Here’s the review of the month…
You can never go wrong with more music from Final Fantasy.
Yoichi Wada, president and CEO of Square Enix, was speaking to VentureBeat at E3 and he told them that his company are looking to become the first publisher to succeed globally. Wada believes that the company’s multiculturalism can give them an edge over other publishers.
Square Enix has just announced that PS3 owners won’t get their hands on Final Fantasy XIV until early 2011.
It feels like an eternity since Final Fantasy Versus XIII was announced at E3 2006, when it was unveiled alongside Final Fantasy XIII. Since then details have been thin on the ground, but thankfully some new information has surfaced…
Final Fantasy XIV, the upcoming Final Fantasy MMO, is set to remain as a PS3 console exclusive. The people of Square Enix have never suggested that it would arrive on the Xbox 360, but there has been some doubts circulating around the ‘net that this could change. The Final Fantasy XIV online creator and developer, Hiromichi Tanaka, has moved to quash this speculation, explaining that the Xbox Live system is too “closed” for the game.
It’s official. Final Fantasy IX is finally hitting the PSN this Tuesday!
Daniel Wolf of San Diego, Californian, individually and on behalf of all similarly affected users, has filed a class action lawsuit against Square Enix and Sony for selling copies of Final Fantasy XIII which allegedly caused their “PS3 consoles to freeze and become totally and permanently inoperable.” The plaintiff is seeking more than $5 million in compensation.
Final Fantasy IX is now available to download from the Japanese PlayStation Store.
We have never doubted Final Fantasy XIII’s credentials as an RPG, it’s never crossed our minds to do so. After all, the series it belongs to is widely regarded as one of the most influential in RPG history. But when you put Final Fantasy XIII under intense scrutiny, does it live up to its classification? Daniel Erickson, Writing Director of BioWare, has been telling Strategy Informer that it doesn’t.