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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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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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US: Record month for PSN

SCEA’s communicatiosn director Patrick Seybold has stated that in December Sony’s PlayStation Network enjoyed its single highest revenue month” in North America. Though the exact numbers weren’t revealed revenue was up 155 per cent compared to the same period the year before. Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VIII was the most …

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JAPAN: Final Fantasy XIII sells 1m+

Long-awaited RPG Final Fantasy XIII was finally released on PS3 in Japan yesterday and has, according to Kotaku, already sold over 1m copies in the territory. The exact numbers aren’t available with Square Enix simply stating that sales of the game had exceeded one million copies”. That number does not …

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FFXIV beta sign-ups begin

With Final Fantasy XIII hype at it maximum ahead of its release in Japan today, Square Enix has already started recruiting beta testers for the still in development MMO title Final Fantasy XIV on PC. Applicants must be 18 or above, have access to the internet with a decent connection …

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Wada: FFXIV a serious WoW rival

Square Enix is positioning Final Fantasy XIV as a serious rival to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft series, company president Yoichi Wada has revealed. In an interview with Develop, Wada disclosed the full extent of Square Enix’s ambitions for the upcoming Final Fantasy MMO, and indicated that Blizzard’s need to – …

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JAPAN: 1m copies of FFXIII shipped

Western gamers still face a long wait for the release of Final Fantasy XIII, but the Japanese anticipation has reached fever-pitch ahead of the release of the PS3 version of the game this Thursday. Publisher Square Enix is well aware of the likely mania that will greet the game’s release …

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FFXI Ultimate Collection unearthed

Square Enix has announced that it is to release what it is calling the Final Fantasy XI Ultimate Collection on PC next month, allowing gamers to grab the complete game in a single download for the first time. Included in the as-of-yet unpriced download will be the original FFXI game …

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