Juan Pablo Traverso

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Final Fantasy 15's new update is dumb, shallow and kind of brilliant

For all its pomp and grandeur, Final Fantasy is so often at its best when it's being a little bit dumb. And it doesn't really get much dumber than …

Final Fantasy 15 Director Discusses Upcoming Single-Player Updates And DLC

Square Enix has announced its DLC plans for Final Fantasy XV, which include a series of single-player episodes focusing on Noctis' companions. The company has also announced it will be providing "gameplay enhancements" addressing chapter 13, specifically.<p>In a recent interview with US Gamer, Final …

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I Appreciate That Final Fantasy XV Lets Us Troll Its Ending

<i>Final Fantasy XV</i>’s ending is a trainwreck, so it’s fitting that the game lets us choose to make it even goofier.<p><b>Spoilers for the ending of Final</b> …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake: Developer Explains Why Development Is Taking So Long

<i>Final Fantasy VII Remake</i> is a ways off from release yet, much to the grief of the many, <i>many</i> people who’ve been looking forward to playing it since it …

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Spoilers: Final Fantasy XV players find a way to make a certain party guest permanent

First thing’s first, stop reading here if you’d prefer not to be spoiled on a few events that happen in Final Fantasy XV. This is your only warning! …

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The Combat in 'Final Fantasy XV' Needs Room to Stretch

Battles start to feel epic – it just takes a few chapters.<p>If you’ve been playing the <i>Final Fantasy</i> games for the past 20 years, or if you’re just now …

Zelda-Like Oceanhorn Sells 1 Million, Coming to "a Nintendo Console"

With the release of Oceanhorn on PS4 and Xbox One last month, publisher FDG Entertainment has announced that the game has sold one million units across all platforms. In addition to the aforementioned consoles, it's out now on PC, Mac, and iOS devices.<p>In a press release, FDG revealed that Oceanhorn …

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Only Half Of Final Fantasy XV Is Open World

The second half, says <i>FFXV</i> director Hajime Tabata, goes linear.<p>In a recent interview with <i>Famitsu</i> (via <i>Siliconera</i>), Tabata talks about how the game is …

Florence and the Machine headlines Final Fantasy 15's latest scenery tour

You will be dazzled<p>Square Enix has been uploading lengthy montages of the most gorgeous views in <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>, and its latest "World of Wonder" video may be the best one yet. Watch above for an introduction to the aquatic areas throughout the game’s world, this time scored by award-winning pop …

How Final Fantasy X's Infamous Laughing Scene Happened

You know that part in <i>Final Fantasy X</i> where Tidus tries to force himself to laugh in an attempt to cheer up Yuna? You know how it’s become sort of a …

Square Enix, Geomerics make Enlighten lighting-tech pact after bright results in FFVII Remake

Square Enix has a new light source in the darkness.<p>The Japanese publisher responsible for popular role-playing adventures like Final Fantasy has struck a deal with graphics-technology company Geomerics to include its Enlighten lighting engine in “multiple future” game release on consoles (where it …

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E3 2016: Final Fantasy 15 Lets You Pause Combat and Think Things Through

Final Fantasy XV's combat does not have to be fully real-time. Square Enix today revealed that the game includes an option for pausing combat, lending a more traditional JRPG feel to the game.<p>During a livestream featuring the game today, director Hajime Tabata mentioned that there has been a lot of …

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Final Fantasy: The Kotaku Retrospective

Here’s a theory: <i>Final Fantasy</i> is defined by how it sounds.<p>No, I don’t mean the music—although Nobuo Uematsu’s stirring soundtrack is as pivotal to</i> …

Final Fantasy II Retrospective: The Black Sheep Of The Series

When you first open up <i>Final Fantasy II</i>, you’re asked to name four characters. Seconds later, those characters are stuck in an unwinnable battle, and …

A "Final Fantasy Disease" Affected Square Enix, Director Says

Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has opened up on the lengthy and at times strained development of the RPG, mentioning what he described as a "Final Fantasy disease."<p>In a back-and-forth interview between Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada and Tabata for 4Gamer, Harada asked if there was …

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New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Shows Off Gorgeous Environments

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Seven things I wish I knew before starting Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster has arrived on PC, bringing Square's RPGs onto our hard-drives via legal means for the first time ever. They're both …

Road to E3 2016: Final Fantasy XV

Counting down E3 2016's 25 most anticipated games.<p><i>Brace yourselves: E3 2016 is nearly upon us. From June 12-16, the entire gaming industry will</i> …

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Everything hinges on 'Final Fantasy XV'

F<i>inal Fantasy XV</i> has to be perfect. After a decade of development hell, a name change from <i>Versus XIII</i> to <i>XV</i>, a complete mechanical overhaul and a director swap, die-hard series fans aren't just hungry for the game; they're reeling.<p>Many players who were excited about <i>Final Fantasy Versus XIII</i> as …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's "Episodes" are the Size of Full Games

Big talk.<p>Final Fantasy VII Remake's episodes will each be the size of a full-scale game, on par with installments of the Final Fantasy XIII …

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The Final Fantasy XV demo, despite dynamic resolution, can't deliver a solid frame rate - ExtremeTech

The Final Fantasy XV demo, despite dynamic resolution, can’t deliver a solid frame rate<p>By on April 5, 2016 at 8:17 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

That Time Final Fantasy VII Ended Without Explaining Anything

When <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> arrived in 1997, it was unlike anything I’d ever played before. Late nights, lots of grinding, and hundreds of hours later, I’d …

Final Fantasy XV - Location Hunting - IGN Video

Watch the Final Fantasy XV development team scout locations, learn to cook and make friends with bugs in preparation for the game.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Update Talks Combat and Graphics

"Please don’t ask about how far into development we are and such."<p>An update on the state of the Final Fantasy VII Remake reveals the title's visuals …

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Final Fantasy VII Now Available For iPad

Final Fantasy VII arrived earlier this week, and early reviews on the App Store are calling it a pretty good port. The game first debuted in 1997 and sucked up hundreds of hours of my childhood, and it’s mind boggling to think that it’s now playable on a 9.7″ tablet instead of a dedicated …

A fifth of Bank of America branches are gone and more closures are coming

Just five years ago, there were more Bank of America branches in the US than Walmart stores. But in an effort to cut costs, the bank has closed about a fifth of its branches since then—and is now warning of more closures to come.<p>“We took 1,400 branches out of the system, which is bigger than some …

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Final Fantasy 7 PS4 Remake Won't Be Like-For-Like Copy, Director Confirms

Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura has one again indicated the recently announced Final Fantasy 7 revival may be more reimagination than remake.<p>Speaking to Wired, Nomura, who is directing the project, said the development team doesn't "want to interfere with what makes the original title so iconic," but …

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Final Fantasy 15 demo opens up a world of possibilities

<i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i> is a demo that has its own special name, which might ordinarily be pretentious, but is probably acceptable for a game that's as highly anticipated as <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>.<p>The demo will be available March 17 with copies of <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i>, but I got the chance to …

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD collector's edition, access to Final Fantasy 15 demo detailed

Square Enix revealed the $99.99 collector's edition version of <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i> today, detailing the deluxe package that's coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One remaster of the 2011 PlayStation Portable game. The publisher also confirmed that owning <i>Type-0 HD</i> on "day one" will be the only …

'Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster' Confirmed For Spring Release On PS4

Following the HD Remaster of Final Fantasy 10 and 10-2 on PS3 and Vita, it seems that Square Enix will be releasing the collection again but this time on PS4.<p>Slated for a spring release next year, this new HD Remaster sounds pretty much identical to the already available PS3 and Vita …