Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu announced on his blog that he will be taking an indefinite hiatus from work due to illness and fatigue. “I have decided to take an extended leave of absence and give my mind and body the time they need to properly mend,” he said. “If I am to return, I want to do so in full health.”
In September of last year, Caleb Hart first streamed a completionist run of Final Fantasy VII. The PS1-era JRPG is notoriously involved, filled with hyper-difficult extra bosses and complicated sidequests. When it released in 1997 it shocked people by being too big to fit on one disc, instead requiring three. In…
As a well-known appreciator of Final Fantasy V, to the point where I wrote a whole book about it, I love that Japan feels the same way to the point that there’s actually a market for this very specific merch based on this 1992 Super Famicom game.
Last night, Nintendo and Square Enix delighted Final Fantasy fans by announcing a whole bunch of new Switch ports. There’s Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X/X-2, Final Fantasy XII, and even the adorable pocket edition of Final Fantasy XV. But where’s Final Fantasy VIII?
The Nintendo Switch continues to be a powerhouse console for ports. From Final Fantasy to Katamari Damacy, here’s all of the new ports that we announced during tonight’s Nintendo Direct.
Decades after Square split from Nintendo to go to PlayStation, the classic Final Fantasy games of that era are heading to the Switch. Final Fantasy VII, IX, X, X-2, and XII are all coming to Switch in 2019.
Final Fantasy VIII, the sorceress epic about a hormone-fueled romance, has been my favorite game in the series ever since I was 12 years old. I beat it almost that many times before I unlearned the lessons that Squall and Rinoa’s relationship taught me about trying to fix sad, broken guys, like the game’s…
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu is cancelling a live music performance and talk scheduled for October 7 in Kanazawa, Japan for health reasons. In his apology, Uematsu said he hopes he can regain his health to perform in the future with the Kanazawa ensemble.
Action role-playing game Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is getting a remastered version for both the PS4 and the Nintendo Switch.
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, the shrunk-down version of Square Enix’s RPG with adorable characters and streamlined game play, is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, the publisher said today.
Final Fantasy XV’s PC version brings the inevitable mods. Some are just as kooky as one would hope!
I was recently on vacation and away from Monster Hunter: World while I enjoyed the wonders of California, and now that I’m home, I’m catching up on new quests. The largest and, to me, the most exciting of the game’s recent developments is the addition of Final Fantasy XIV’s Behemoth. While the fight can be frustrating…
Here is the latest game footage from Lost Soul Aside, the indie game that was inspired by Final Fantasy XV. This trailer was recently shown during the Sony presentation at China Joy, which is the country’s biggest game expo.
Karaoke parlor Pasela Akiba Showadorikan in Tokyo’s Akihabara has a handful of seriously cool themed rooms.
This Bahamut from Final Fantasy X, built by Marius Herrmann, is an enormous one metre (3.2 feet) wide.
Monster Hunter World’s Final Fantasy crossover event kicks off at 8 PM EDT on August 1st. It adds a fight against the massive Behemoth and armor based on Final Fantasy’s spear-wielding Dragoons.
The producer of the gorgeous upcoming Switch game Octopath Traveler made waves this week with a quote in which he said that mechanically it was a spiritual successor to Final Fantasy VI. Other people have made similar comparisons. But Octopath is nothing like Final Fantasy VI—it’s more like a SaGa game, with some…
If you think you know just about everything there is to know about the seminal role-playing game Final Fantasy VI, watch this beautiful speedrun and prepare to be proven wrong.
Lady Zero and her partner Narcisse are, as we’ve established, two of the best Square Enix cosplayers on the planet. A fact we’re reminded of tonight with Lady’s absolutely perfect take on FFXIII’s Lightning.
One of Final Fantasy XIV’s most memorable bosses is Good King Moggle Mog, a giant demonic moogle whose Tim Burton-inspired theme song has been haunting players since the game’s earliest days. As it turns out, the king of the Moogles has an unlikely origin: one of Japan’s biggest natural disasters.