Final Fantasy FXN Network News
May 24, 2013
May 20, 2013
Today, Square-Enix has put up some new images for the Noctis perfume on their Facebook page. It is interesting to note that they have labeled the category for the images as "FINAL FANTASY eau du toilette Noctis" and did not include the "Versus XIII" part of the game's name into it. Is it possible that the name for the game been changed after all? Similar products in the past used to include the name of the game/movie that they represent. Hopefully we'll find out soon since E3 is approaching in less than a month.
UPDATE: According to Square-Enix e-Store, this fragrance will be released on June 15, which is after this year's E3.
Source: SE Facebook
May 23, 2013
Square Enix has announced the release date for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn via the offiicial Playstation blog! PS3 owners will finally be able to experience the world of Eorzea on August 27th 2013! Those who pre-order will gain early access to the game before the launch of the official service, as well as some in-game items such as a Mog Cap and Cait Sith Doll minion!
The standard edition of the game will retail at $39.99 while the collector's edition will retail at $79.99. For information on the full contents of the collector's edition click the read more tab.
Finally Square Enix confirmed that phase 3 of beta testing will begin in June and that PS3 players would be able to join in at this time.
Square Enix has also released a follow up video to the 'Tour of Eorzea' showing new footage of both versions of the game!
Source: PS Blog
May 23, 2013
According to Polygon, the president and CEO of Square-Enix of America, Mike Fish has steped down from his positions and quit working for the company this month. Currently he moved on to being the vice president of digital Music and Video for Amazon in Japan. For more details on his leave please click "Read More"
May 23, 2013
Today in a PR statement, Square-Enix has confirmed that they are planning to livestream from their E3 booth this year. They had the following to say:
"SQUARE ENIX today revealed it will offer dedicated video programming during the 2013 E3 Expo, taking place in Los Angeles on June 11 through 13.
The program, dubbed “Square Enix Presents” will offer a diverse and user-friendly range of programming aimed at sharing unique perspectives with SQUARE ENIX’s global audience.
“SQUARE ENIX will be showcasing a terrific lineup of games this E3 Expo,” said Akio Oofuji, marketing director, SQUARE ENIX (Japan). “Square Enix Presents is a new way we can engage on a more meaningful and personal level with our community and fans and share with them the spectacle and excitement of E3.”
Their broadcast video and information will be available on these channels:
May 20, 2013
The latest instalment in Square Enix's critically acclaimed The World Ends With You series is now available for purchase on Android devices in Japan. An iOS version is expected to be released at a later date.
The World Ends With You: Live Remix is a spin-off social game that allows up to 20 players to team-up and take part in a new Reaper's Game, hunting for enemies known as "Ringleader Noise".
The decision to release the game on Android devices is somewhat intriguing since the previous game in the series, The World Ends With You: Solo Remix (a remake of the original DS game) was released exclusively for iOS platforms.
May 20, 2013
May 18, 2013
Despite there being a severe drought of news, David, Katya and Josh sit down and discuss some of the latest screenshots released for Final Fantasy XIV, and FInal Fantasy X-2 Remaster. We also talk about Final Fantasy Tactics S being announced, and Bravely Default: Flying Fairy finally being localized. In our questions segment we answer questions about Versus XIII, Lightning Returns music, and whether we think there will/should be multiplayer in Final Fantasy. Finally in our feature discussion we talk about how our faith in Final Fantasy Versus XIII has changed over time, as well as our predictions for Versus XIII release dates.
May 17, 2013
The official Final Fantasy XIV blog updated today with a bunch of screenshots showcasing some of the game's new character customization options. The screenshots show new tattoos, hairstyles, eye colors and sliders for features such as height and ear-length.
Source: FINAL FANTASY XIV Blog
May 16, 2013
In the past week, Square-Enix has been teasing about their booth at E3 quite a lot through twitter. It appears that there will most likely going to be some interesting things shown this year. Although, the full line up of what they have in store for us is not released yet, today they have confirmed that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be there as they've put up this statement on their Lodestone site:
"We’re proud to announce that FFXIV: A Realm Reborn will be at E3 2013 in Los Angeles on June 11-13! While things are a bit hectic as our E3 preparations are in full swing alongside our Beta Phase 3 planning, the development and operations teams have been working hard to prepare exciting content for E3 attendees. If you’re able to attend, you'll definitely want to stop by the FFXIV: A Realm Reborn area at the Square Enix booth! Just what will the attendees be playing at the show? While we don’t want to ruin the surprise, we can say we're planning to let them try out some exciting battle content!
Since E3 is an industry-only event, many people won't be able to participate -- but don't worry! We're also prepping a lot of new videos (including an awesome new trailer!), assets and even some... hm, how should we say... "live" streamed entertainment? We'll have lots of juicy announcements for those of you watching at home, so be sure to mark your calendars!"
So please be excited!