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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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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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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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Square Enix: FFXIII release yet to be determined

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has told MCV that the European release date for Final Fantasy FXIII has yet to be decided. The comments come after a Forbes interview with Square Enix president Yoichi Wada in which it is claimed that the exec stated that the game would be …

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Square Enix: FFXIII on 360 is not a betrayal

Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix has yet again defended its decision to go multi-platform with its upcoming RPG Final Fantasy XIII, whilst admitting that it would have liked to have got its title to the market sooner. In July Square Enix announced that its hugely anticipated sequel would for …

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TGS: Microsoft and Square Enix team up

Ahead of tomorrow’s Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft has spoken of its partnership with acclaimed Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest publisher Square Enix which will see the two showcase product side-by-side at the event. Microsoft sees its close ties with Square Enix as key to future success in the Japanese games …

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FFXIII on 360 not heading to Asia

It appears that Square Enix’s colossally hyped Final Fantasy XIII won’t be receiving an Asian territory release on Xbox 360 after all – despite claims at a recent Taiwanese press conference to the contrary . Having announced at E3 that Final Fantasy XIII would be released on Xbox 360 in …

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360 FFXIII is heading to Asia

Some tend to forget that the now-legendary E3 announcement that Final Fantasy XIII is to release on both Xbox 360 and PS3 also contained the news that the title would remain PS3-only in Japan – but some sort of Asian release does now seem to be on the cards. Kotaku …

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E3 08: Final Fantasy Versus XIII still a PS3 exclusive

With the shock news that Final Fantasy XIII will be released on Xbox 360 alongside PS3 next year still rippling across the industry, Square Enix executive Shinki Hashimoto has confirmed that Final Fantasy Versus XIII, a second RPG due out next year, will remain a PS3 exclusive. Speaking to PSU, …

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Final Fantasy Versus XIII not delayed

Leading Japanese games bible Famitsu is reporting that Square Enix is to delay the release of one of its upcoming threesome of Final Fantasy XIII titles, according to reports . Developers who had to date been working on Final Fantasy Versus XIII have been shifted to the team handling PS3 …

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