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1 decade ago.
NovaCrystallis.com Now on Twitter and More
If you haven't already noticed, some recent changes have come to the site. You can now follow me on Twitter @novacrystalis. I'll be sharing minor updates through there that really aren't worth an entire new post. An IRC chat room as also been linked to the site and can be found here or at the Chat tab on the top of the site. If you already have an IRC client, you can join the chat simply by logging on to the server…
1 decade ago.
English Final Fantasy XIII International Trailer
Video Games | Final Fantasy XIII | International Trailer HDXBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii As part of Square-Enix USA's Lucky 13 campaign, today they've released a "new" trailer for everyone in place of those who can't be in California for the demo bus tour. The trailer is basically the same as the Japanese Final trailer except with English voice acting and Leona Lewis's 'My Hands' replacing Kimi ga Iru Kara.…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Demo Tour Details
As mentioned yesterday, Square-Enix has today shared the details of it's Play Final Fantasy XIII tour. Below you can find the full press release: January 11, 2010 SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES FINAL FANTASY XIII BUS TOUR Fans in the San Francisco Area to be the First to Get a Hands-On Experience of the North American Version LOS ANGELES (December 14, 2009) —Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in North America announced today that a bus tour offering fans the first…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Play Test
Square-Enix USA PR member Sonia Im has been teasing a North American public play test for Final Fantasy XIII over the past couple days. According to her twitter, more information on that will be available tomorrow. The demo will be available for those in the Californian Bay Area and will likely happen on Wednesday, the 13th of this month. Source: Twitter.…
1 decade ago.
PlayStation Home x Final Fantasy XIII
In celebration of Home's 1 year open beta anniversary, SCE and Square-Enix have teamed up for a Final Fantasy XIII collaboration in time for the holidays. Users will be able to download quite a few FFXIII related Home items from today including: Lightning and Snow avatar costumes | 600 yen each. Cactuar/Flower Cactuar Figure | 200 yen each. Carbuncle Stuffed Toy | 200 yen. Tonberry Figure | 200 yen. Various furniture such as sofas and tables | 150 - 100 yen each. And starting from January 7,…
1 decade ago.
Jump's Last Final Fantasy XIII Article
After featuring FFXIII for the past several weeks, this will be the last one from Jump for now. This week they feature the Roles connected to the Optima Change system. The six roles are: Attacker - Physical attack. Blaster - Elemental attack. Defender - Defense up. Healer - Healing abilities. Jammer - Weaken enemies. Enhancer - Ally support. Source: AndriaSang. …
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII CM Shows off New Footage
As we near the Japanese release of the game, more commercials are starting to surface. This one features new footage, with a big focus on battle scenes.…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Trophies to Offer Rewards
Mentioned this time in Dengeki magazine, is has now become known that earning Trophies within Final Fantasy XIII will offer you rewards under the Specials section off the main menu. The rewards come in the form of special custom PS3 themes... which is great as Square-Enix has yet to do anything of the sort. Once the game is out, it's likely they will all be revealed.…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Releasing on a Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc
Unsurprisingly there was another interview regarding Final Fantasy XIII in this week's Famitsu, however, quite an unusual question was asked. Unusual because the game is still PlayStation 3 exclusive in Japan. Famitsu asked if there would be any differences between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game, and they were told a few brief things: The PlayStation 3 version will ship on a dual layer blu-ray disc, which means the game is definitely larger than 25GB in size. The Xbox 360…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Famitsu Score
This week's Famitsu cross review features Final Fantasy XIII. The game received a score of 10/9/10/10, or 39/40... one point away from a perfect score. A brief translation of what the reviewers had to say is as follows: 10: "Although the game is linear until the midway point, the story is substantial, like no FF before it, with its own distinctive appeal. The battles based around changing characters' roles is radical, and highly strategic. The tempo is speedy and you get very excited…
1 decade ago.
New Famitsu Direct Feed Screenshots
Famitsu has updated today with several direct feed screenshots from last week's magazine issue. The shots feature new characters Cid and Rygdea. Source: Famitsu.com.…
1 decade ago.
Official Japanese Site Updated With Cid and Hecatoncheir
The official Japanese website has been updated today with information and CG renders of Vanille's eidolon, Hecatoncheir, as well as the character Cid Raines. A Book section has also been added to the Special page featuring a postcard book, scenario and battle Ultimanias, the printing of Episode Zero, and the Final Fantasy XIII World Preview book. Source: Japanese Official Final Fantasy XIII Site.…
1 decade ago.
Sugawara Sayuri's Single, Eternal Love Released in Full
On December 2nd, Sugawara Sayuri's single for the Final Fantasy XIII theme, Kimi ga Iru Kara was released, and included with the disc was the insert song for the game titled Eternal Love.…
1 decade ago.
Final Fantasy XIII Action Montage CM
Square-Enix continues its promotion for Final Fantasy XIII with another commercial. This time it's all gameplay elements. You can view the commercial here: …
1 decade ago.
Lightning's Strongest Attack Revealed in Jump
Weekly Jump continues its countdown to Final Fantasy XIII's release with more coverage on the game. This week introduces Lightning's strongest attack, called Scene Drive. The ability uses the entire ATB slot and seemingly can attack multiple enemies at once. The scan also shows readers a new CG render for Gran=Pulse. Source: FF Reunion.…
1 decade ago.
Japanese Box Art Revealed
Japanese retailers now have their Final Fantasy XIII display boxes on hand and someone was good enough to scan it for the Internet to see. It should be noted that the game requires no HDD install with only a 500KB save file, as well as support for 1080i and 1080p resolutions. Source: Hachimaki. …