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FFXIII becomes HMVs biggest launch

An estimated 2,000 RPG fans flocked on HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store last night to mark the release of one of this generation’s most anticipated titles – Final Fantasy XIII. Such was the enthusiasm for the event that at one stage staffers were forced to close the store to other …

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Surprise bonus for FFXIII on PS3

Thousands of punters are expected to flood to retail today to get their hands on the feverously anticipated Final Fantasy XIII – and those who buy the PS3 version are in for an extra treat. Inside the box they’ll find a Square Enix Members Card. Inputting the code printed on …

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Final Fantasy XIII arrives at last

The four-year wait for a sequel to the critically and commercially successful Final Fantasy XII is over at last with today marking the arrival of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII at retail across the globe. The Final Fantasy brand remains one of the most important in gaming, with a loyal …

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Xboxs FFXIII to outsell PS3 version

The Xbox 360 version of Final Fantasy XIII is on track to outsell the PS3 SKU by two-to-one – that’s the prediction of discount shopping portal MyVoucherCodes.co.uk. The site comes to the conclusion based on the number of searches made on its server, with interest in the Xbox 360 title …

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Leona has allowed us to reach out

It was once a genre that was the reserve of obsessives and teenage boys, but the RPG is now mainstream – and Square Enix believes that its promotional tie-in with UK pop star Leona Lewis will allow the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII to reach an even wider demographic. Leona Lewis …

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HMV gets FFXIII official launch event

Square Enix has announced that the official UK launch event for Final Fantasy XIII in the UK will take place at HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store in London on the evening of March 9th. Guest appearances from producer Yoshinori Kitase and art director Isamu Kamikokuryo will be on hand to …

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Square spends millions to fulfil Fantasy

Millions of pounds will be spent on the marketing campaign for Final Fantasy XIII, MCV understands. The publisher plans to make the game’s launch a true event” with a heavyweight TV campaign that will kick off on March 1st and run through Easter and into April, including spots during football …

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FFXIII Collectors Edition announced

Square Enix has lifted the lid on the Final Fantasy XIII Limited Collector’s Edition which will be released for both Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 9th. The SKU includes a copy of the game, a CD soundtrack, three exclusive art prints and a hardback book entitled ‘The World of …

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Square Enix brings free MMO to West

The Western aspirations of Japanese giant Square Enix have been demonstrated once again with news that it is to bring its successful Eastern free-to-play MMO Fantasy Earth Zero to the North American market later this year. The publisher famed for successes such as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest is teaming …

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English FFXIII is complete

Motomu Toriyama, the director of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII, has confirmed that work has now finished on the non-Japanese version of the hyped RPG. Final Fantasy XIII overseas version is finally completed – I am sorry for the long wait,” he stated on the game’s official website. At present, …

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