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Japanese sales point to serious declines for Final Fantasy and 3D Mario

It’s not often that a pair of games topping the charts brings bad news for their respective publishers. PS3 title Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Wii U platformer Super Mario 3D World entered the weekly Japanese charts in first and second spots today, but both point to serious declines …

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Dissidia Final Fantasy 2 confirmed

Square Enix has announced that a sequel to Final Fantasy Dissidia is in the works. The catchily titled Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy will arrive sometime next year exclusively for PSP. The name refers to the ‘12th battle’ – a new war that the game revolves around, with ‘duodecim’ meaning …

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Square scrapped FFXIII DLC plans

Final Fantasy XIII was to be the recipient of some form of post-release DLC – that is, until publisher Square Enix abandoned the plans. According to 1UP, the game’s director Motomu Toriyama previously told gamers to hold on to their game save after completing the game. However, speaking to Famitsu …

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Sony and SE did nothing about bricked PS3s

PS3 manufacturer Sony and publisher Square Enix are being taken to court over claims that recent RPG release Final Fantasy XIII is causing the PlayStation console to stop working. Furthermore, the lawsuit filed by Californian gamer Daniel Wolf claims that both defendants are eminently aware of the damage being cause …

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Sony and SE did nothing about bricked PS3s

PS3 manufacturer Sony and publisher Square Enix are being taken to court over claims that recent RPG release Final Fantasy XIII is causing the PlayStation console to stop working. Furthermore, the lawsuit filed by Californian gamer Daniel Wolf claims that both defendants are eminently aware of the damage being cause …

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RETAIL BIZ: Final Fantasy XIII

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now. Click here to access the RetailBiz Preview section for the definitive new guide to some of the key release due to hit the High Street soon. This week, we take a look at Square Enix’s Final …

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Final Fantasy XIII set for March 9th Euro/US launch

After days of speculation, Square Enix has finally confirmed the released date for Final Fantasy XIII via high-profile online video reveal. The game will land in Europe and North America on March 9th on both PS3 and Xbox 360 – just a short while after its December debut in Japan …

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48 hours to Final Fantasy XIII reveal

Eager fans are counting down the minutes until Square Enix Europe unveils the latest Final Fantasy XIII trailer at the game’s official site. And the unveiling will bring with it, the publisher says, some big news about the title. The hotly-tipped RPG has been in development for a number of …

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‘Huge’ FFXIII news due Friday

Square Enix has told MCV that ‘must see’ news about Final Fantasy XIII will be revealed via a video on the game’s official website this Friday afternoon. Little is known about what the video will contain, but insiders at the publisher – which showed the game off at E3 in …

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E3 08: Were stealing PlayStations franchises, says Microsoft

The head of Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business, Don Mattrick, told a packed LA Convention Centre this morning that traditional PlayStation franchises have found a new home” on Xbox 360. Following the confirmation by Square Enix that Final Fantasy XIII would be coming to the Microsoft console, a jubilant Mattrick closed …

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