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Final Fantasy XIV Crowded With WoW Players; Server Queues and New Record on Steam

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 July 2021, 16:32

Final Fantasy XIV is experiencing a true renaissance, dethroning the king of previous MMORPGs - World of Warcraft. Getting to the servers or even getting in the queue is quite an achievement. Meanwhile, a new activity record was set on Steam.

Final Fantasy XIV Sold Out After Square Enix Store Ran Out of Keys

Adam Krolak, 13 July 2021, 12:28

Final Fantasy XIV is growing in popularity. The MMORPG is setting new activity records on Steam, and recently the game sold out in Square Enix store. The success has been partly contributed to by World of Warcraft's problems.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2 Gameplay to Focus on Vastness of the World

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 July 2021, 17:43

The second part of Final Fantasy VII Remake will offer a slightly different experience from what we saw in Midgar. This is because the developers want to make the gameplay to take advantage of the „huge world” that we will explore in the follow up.

Final Fantasy IX to be Adapted Into an Animated Kids Series

Matt Buckley, 23 June 2021, 09:17

The French animation production company Cyber Group Studios announced today that in collaboration with Square Enix they will be producing a Final Fantasy IX animated series aimed at a younger audience.

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake Found in Epic Games Store Database

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 June 2021, 21:24

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake have been mentioned in Epic Games Store database. This could mean that both games are coming to PC soon. The question is: will they be exclusive to the store?

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is a New Take on the Final Fantasy Series

Paul Musiolik, 13 June 2021, 23:36

The announcement of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin closed the Square Enix conference. The title will arrive in 2022 on PS4, PS5, Xbox and PC. The PS5 demo is available starting today.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake on PS5 - Game Size Revealed

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 June 2021, 21:06

We know how much space Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will take up. The developers have slightly reduced the size of the PS5 release compared to PS4, albeit not as much as gamers might have wanted.

Rumor: Nioh Devs Working on Final Fantasy Origins for PS5 and PC

Agnes Adamus, 24 May 2021, 21:26

More rumors about yet unannounced Final Fantasy game. It is to be subtitled Origins and inspired by the Dark Souls series. Team Ninja known from the Nioh series is responsible for its development. Initially, it's supposed to launch on PS5, and later also on PC.

PS5's Next Exclusive is an Unannounced Final Fantasy; May be Shown ay E3

Szarmancki, 21 May 2021, 20:02

An unannounced Final Fantasy game will be a PlayStation 5 exclusive? This would be suggested by the leaks from the ResetEra forum. The game is to be revealed by Square Enix during this year's E3.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Launch in November; New Trailer Available

Hubert Sledziewski, 15 May 2021, 13:43

Square Enix unveiled an impressive trailer for Endwalker, a new expansion for the MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. The expansion will come out on November 23.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake PC Only in 2022; Final Trailer for Intergrade Available

Agnes Adamus, 07 May 2021, 19:19

The latest trailer of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade was published, presenting fragments of gameplay. It was also informed that the title is exclusive to PS5, which puts the PC version further away. Director Tetsuya Nomura announced that the second part of the remake will have a different atmosphere than the predecessor.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Details of PS5 Exclusive DLC EPISODE INTERmission

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2021, 11:40

Square Enix revealed more details about the DLC for Final Fantasy VII Remake, in which we will play as Yuffie. The DLC is called EPISODE INTERmission and will have us try to rob the Shinra corporation.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Trailer Presents Visual Changes

Milosz Szubert, 22 March 2021, 15:28

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, an improved, dedicated PS5 edition of the iconic 1997 jRPG remake, received a new trailer. It focuses on presenting the visual effects we can expect from the upcoming release.

No Further Additional Content Planned for Final Fantasy VII Remake

Ness, 18 March 2021, 13:13

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Final Fantasy VII Remake, denied that there will be more DLC for the refreshed edition of the legendary jRPG in the near future. At the same time, he admitted why the character Yuffie had to be introduced through additional content.

FFVII Remake Won't Use the Full Power of PS5 Until Next Installment

Ness, 01 March 2021, 12:50

In an interview with Japanese website Famitsu, director of Final Fantasy VII Remake, Tetsuya Nomura, stated that only the second part of the game will fully exploit the technological potential of PlayStation 5.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Coming to PS5; Next-gen PS4 Upgrade Available

Paul Musiolik, 26 February 2021, 00:09

Square Enix announced plans to release Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 5. The game will receive new content, improved graphics and gameplay system enhancements. We will be able to upgrade the PS4 version to next-gen version for free.

Final Fantasy XVI Characters and Game World Presented

Paul Musiolik, 29 October 2020, 18:07

New information about Final Fantasy XVI introduces the three characters we saw at the game's first trailer. There is also an introduction to the game world and plot.

Basic Development of Final Fantasy XVI Completed

Karol Laska , 08 October 2020, 21:17

Sqaure Enix stated in its recruitment offer that the basic work on Final Fantasy XVI had been completed. A number of important elements are still in the development phase.

Final Fantasy XVI Launch Sooner Than we Think?

Paul Musiolik, 26 September 2020, 19:33

According to the latest reports of Jason Schreier, work on Final Fantasy XVI began four years ago. Therefore, the game's launch is very probable to be closer than we think.

Final Fantasy XVI Announced on PC and PS5

Christian Pieniazek, 16 September 2020, 22:19

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy XVI. The game, slated for release on PS5 and PC, has received a spectacular trailer presenting both gameplay and story.

Rumor: Final Fantasy XVI „Closer Than We Woud Think”

Karol Laska , 04 August 2020, 20:37

Rumors in online forums indicate that Final Fantasy XVI should already have been announced and it may launch much faster than we assume.

FF7 Remake Will Get More Parts? A Trilogy May Not be Enough

Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2020, 11:53

Producers of the Final Fantasy VII remake revealed that presenting the whole plot of the old game in a new formula may require more than three productions - it will all depend on how big the pieces they decide to split it into.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Devs Boast of Sales

Milosz Szubert, 21 April 2020, 20:16

Square Enix reported within 3 days after the launch Final Fantasy VII Remake, over 3.5 million copies of the game were shipped to the stores and sold digitally. As a reminder, so far the title is available only on PlayStation 4.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Gameplay Confirms PC Version

Adrian Werner, 10 April 2020, 13:51

To celebrate the launch of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4, a video was released which practically confirms that a PC version of the game is planned.

First Reviews: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Solid GoTY Candidate

Paul Wozniak, 06 April 2020, 16:04

The first reviews of Final Fantasy VII Remake have appeared online. They show that once again we are dealing with a great production that has managed to adapt the spirit of the original to modern standards.

New Patch for Final Fantasy IX on PC Deletes the Whole Game

Bart Swiatek, 02 April 2020, 18:44

Steam version of Final Fantasy IX received a patch, which... de facto deletes the game from the user's disk. The only thing left is a launcher, which is obviously not enough to run the game. Everything seems to indicate that this is the result of Square Enix's bug, which is already being fixed.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Takes 100 GB Due to Unique Assets

Milosz Szubert, 02 April 2020, 13:08

In an interview with USgamer, Naoki Hamaguchi, co-director of Final Fantasy VII remake, revealed why the game takes up as much as 100 GB. Apparently, the individual locations were built from unique assets.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Launch Without Delay, but With Complications

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2020, 22:54

Square Enix has posted an update on Final Fantasy VII Remake. The publisher will not postpone the release of the game, but admits that it will not go without trouble.

Last Week in Gaming – Catch up With all the Important News (March 2-8)

Mathias Zulpo, 09 March 2020, 01:50

Catch up with last week’s news and features to get back into the loop again. From March 2 to March 8, 2020, here’s everything you need to know.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Available on PS Store

Mat1K, 02 March 2020, 14:12

Square Enix released a demo version of Final Fantasy VII Remake. Anyone interested can test the upcoming jRPG before buying the full version.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Watch Refreshed Intro

Frozen, 15 February 2020, 23:05

Lasting just over five minutes, an intro animation for the upcoming remake of the seventh installment of the Final Fantasy series has just been published on the web by Square Enix. The game will be released on PS4 in April, this year.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Remain a PS4 Exclusive Longer Than Expected

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 February 2020, 12:42

Final Fantasy VII Remake will remain exclusive on PlayStation 4 longer than expected. As stated on the updated cover artwork, the game will be available only on PlayStation 4 for a full year after release.

New Trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake Sports Nobuo Uematsu's Music

Konrad Serafinski, 01 February 2020, 21:12

A new trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake appeared on the web, presenting several iconic characters in action. What's more, in the trailer we will hear a piece by Nobuo Uematsu - the music composer adored by fans of older installments of the series.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Launch in April

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2020, 17:44

Square Enix announced that a new version of the cult jRPG from the 1990s, Final Fantasy VII Remake, will be released with a delay of over a month. The highly-anticipated game will launch on April 10, 2020.

Final Fantasy XV MMORPG Announced

Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 10:16

Square Enix is planning an MMORPG in the Final Fantasy XV universe, which is coming to mobile devices. The project will be powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Final Fantasy VII Remake With a New Trailer on TGA 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 December 2019, 03:24

The Game Awards 2019 Gala brought a new trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake. The material focuses on the presentation of the characters, but also includes some gameplay and a remix of the iconic song from the original.

Good Chance That Final Fantasy VII Remake Will Come to PC in 2021

Adrian Werner, 10 December 2019, 13:38

The information about temporary exclusivity placed on the PlayStation 4 cover of Final Fantasy VII Remake caused speculation that the game will hit the PC in 2021.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Development of Episode 2 Confirmed

Konrad Serafinski, 26 November 2019, 10:38

The creators at Square Enix confirmed that the work on the second episode of Final Fantasy VII Remake is underway. On a long blog they also talked about their thoughts on the first chapter of the refreshed title.

Final Fantasy VII Remake With Optional Turn-based Combat System

Adrian Werner, 15 September 2019, 19:07

A recording of the presentation of Final Fantasy VII Remake from the TGS fair has appeared on the web. Thanks to that we learned that the game will offer an optional turn-based combat system, faithfully reproducing the mechanics of the PS1 original.

Extensive Final Fantasy VII Remake Gameplay From E3

Konrad Serafinski, 12 September 2019, 12:27

A gameplay footage from the demo version of Final Fantasy VII, which journalists could play during E3 and gamescom, has appeared on the web. The gameplay features exploration and a boss fight.

Final Fantasy VII Remake TGS Trailer - 3 Minutes of Gameplay and Cutscenes

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 September 2019, 22:57

Square Enix has published a trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake prepared for the Tokyo Game Show 2019. The material presents a lot of cut-scenes and a bit of gameplay from the upcoming game.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Coming Simultaneously to PS4 and Xbox One?

Konrad Serafinski, 11 July 2019, 11:48

German Xbox branch released a Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer by mistake, along with the date of the game's launch on the Microsoft console. Interestingly, the date was the same as for the PlayStation 4 version.

Final Fantasy VII Wins Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2019

Christian Pieniazek, 28 June 2019, 10:35

We met the winners of Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2019. Final Fantasy VII Remake won the most, as many as three awards, while Cyberpunk 2077 received a special award for graphics.

90s Tifa too Vulgar for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Jakub Mirowski, 20 June 2019, 22:56

The director of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake revealed that Square Enix's ethics department had to change some elements of the game from the original to prevent them from being misreceived by the contemporary audience.

144 Million Copies of Final Fantasy - Sales of Square Enix Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 May 2019, 00:24

Square Enix boasted the sales results of its brands. By March 31 2019, more than 144 million copies of Final Fantasy games, 78 million Dragon Quest games and 74 million Tomb Raider games have been bought.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Changes Since 2015

Adrian Werner, 12 May 2019, 21:17

There is an interesting video on the web offering a comparison between the latest trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake and the version shown in 2015. The differences are significant.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - New Gameplay Trailer, More Info Inbound

Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2019, 10:00

During yesterday's PlayStation State of Play presentation, Square Enix revealed a new trailer of the refreshed version of the cult jRPG Final Fantasy VII. The material focuses on combat but shows some other things as well.

Final Fantasy Digital Card Game Announced

Bart Swiatek, 10 January 2019, 13:34

Square Enix announced the Final Fantasy Digital Card Game. This year's production will go to the Japanese market and is dedicated to computers and mobile devices.