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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Trying to please your own fans is a tricky business in the gaming industry. Square Enix should know this better than anyone. After releasing Final Fantasy XIII to Japanese audiences in December 2009, they took on board immediate criticisms of the games linearity and began work on a sequel that would hopefully satisfy those gamers… Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

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A lot of Fantasy, but nothing Final.

December 17, 1987. The release date of the original Final Fantasy, a humble role-playing game intended by video game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi to be his final attempt at success in the industry. Had the game failed financially, he planned to leave Square – themselves a humble computer software company only formed one year earlier and… Continue reading A lot of Fantasy, but nothing Final.