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FFXIII gets simultaneous 360 and PS3 release

Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Square Enix’s upcoming RPG sensation Final Fantasy XIII, has stated that the game will be released simultaneously on both PS3 and Xbox 360 in Europe. Furthermore, he dated its arrival for spring next year. We don’t have the actual month down yet, but in Japan …

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GRIN was planning new FF title

Though there’s not been – and perhaps never will be – official confirmation of the claims, reports this morning are suggesting that recently closed Swedish developer GRIN was working on a surprise Final Fantasy title at the time it was closed. Work on the title supposedly started as soon as …

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New Final Fantasy ‘will rule PSP

Square Enix is confident that Dissidia Final Fantasy will outperform all of the series’ previous entries on PSP. The upcoming beat-‘em-up has already met success in Japan, and now the publisher is sure it will set new records in the UK, surpassing that of its predecessors such as the 2008 …

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Dissidia Final Fantasy dated in UK

The long-awaited arrival of Final Fantasy XIII may still be some way off, but fans of Square Enix’s popular series will be able to get their teeth stuck into a brand new outing in the shape of Dissidia Final Fantasy this September. The PSP-only title boasts the largest ever cast …

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US: FFVII passes 100,000 downloads on PS3

Since its arrival on the North American arm of Sony’s PlayStation Network two weeks ago Square Enix’s retro RPG Final Fantasy VII has already been downloaded 100,000 times. In doing so it becomes the fastest selling PSOne title on the network to date in the region, Gamasutra reports. The game, …

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SONY: FFXIV unveiled in shock announcement

Sony has really pulled one out of the bag at its E3 presentation by confirming that Final Fantasy XIV is on the way – and furthermore, it will be exclusive to PS3. With Microsoft still basking in the glow of the news that FFXIII will be coming to Xbox 360 …

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MICROSOFT: Spring release for FFXIII

One of most controversial games of recent times has just been demoed by the game’s director Motomu Toriyama on Microsoft’s E3 stage – Final Fantasy XIII. There had previously been some confusion over whether coding on the Xbox 360 version of the game had begun, or whether work was being …

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Western FFVII release nears on PSN

American ratings board the ESRB has granted a certificate to retro PSOne RPG Final Fantasy VII, a sure sign that the cherished game is heading to the US arm of Sony’s PSN. There’s no word yet on a European release date, but don’t expect the wait to be too long. …

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JAPAN: PS3 sales surge 274%

Never doubt the appetite for all things Final Fantasy in Japan – sales of PS3 rocketed last week after the arrival of a playable demo of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII on the Blu-ray release of CGI movie Final Fantasy: Advent Children Complete. Sales of Sony’s machine hit 62,527, up …

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Lifetime Final Fantasy sales hit 85m units

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has revealed some global lifetime sales figures for its biggest owned IPs – and unsurprisingly it’s Final Fantasy that leads the charge. The acclaimed RPG series, whose 13th instalment is due to be released in Japan later this year and in the West some …

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