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Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is proving a commercial hit as well as a critical one, shipping an impressive one million copies worldwide. Square Enix announced (via Dengeki Online) the 3DS JRPG shifted 400,000 in Japan and 600,000 overseas, including download sales. While it has its roots entrenc...

July 28th 2014 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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There are demos, and then there are demos that make half the game free. Step in a new Bravely Default demo out July 28 in Japan, which will let 3DS owners play chapters 1-4 of the Square Enix game without spending a single yen. So that's something like 30 hours at least of high-quality, old-school...

July 7th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Bravely Default is one of the best Final Fantasy games I've played in a long while (and Joystiq agrees). Yeah, I said it! With a tale of heroes and crystals, an open-ended job system, and even an airship, this "technically not Final Fantasy" RPG evokes the most nostalgic feelings of Square's glory...

February 7th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Bravely Default is almost to the Final Fantasy series what Casino Royale was to James Bond films. Unlike the 2006 film, the so-billed spiritual sequel to Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light doesn't convey its modernizations immediately. In its first hours, Bravely Default is like a dry homage to t...

January 28th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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A fantasy world plagued by evil? Check. Powerful magic crystals? Check. A party of four heroes to save the day? Check. Lots of patently ridiculous names? Double check. Bravely Default has the hallmarks a Square JRPG, there's no doubt of that. The 3DS game is two weeks out from hitting North Ameri...

January 22nd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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North American 3DS owners won't be graced with the presence of Bravely Default until February 7, but someone with a European copy of the game has noticed changes to outfits and ages of certain characters. The above image was posted by an IGN forum member and showcases the same outfit in different...

January 4th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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While Western fans continue to wait patiently for the February 7 debut of 3DS roleplaying epic Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, series producer Tomoya Asano believes that the future of his franchise hinges on its sequel, Bravely Second. "I believe that the future of the Bravely series will really de...

January 3rd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This week's eShop content will look largely familiar to those who follow these posts on a regular basis. Some of this week's offerings have already been live on their respective eShops in between the holidays. Save for Mega Man X2 on the Wii U Virtual Console and a demo for upcoming 3DS RPG Bravel...

January 2nd 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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North America still hasn't gotten its hot little hands on Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, and already the producer of its sequel, Bravely Second, is hoping to annualize the series. In a recent interview with Dengeki (via Siliconera), producer Tomoya Asano said he'd like to see a new Bravely game eve...

December 27th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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A demo for Bravely Default: Flying Fairy will reach the eShop on January 2 and follow a side-story not featured in the game itself, Nintendo announced during their Nintendo Direct event this morning. The full game will is set to fly on February 7 and is getting a statue-less collector's edition.

December 18th 2013 at 9:24am 0 Comments
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More details for Bravely Second, the sequel to Square Enix's RPG Bravely Default: Flying Fairy announced just last week, have surfaced. The game's familiar locale is that of Luxendarc, "several years" after the Warriors of Light saved the world, according to a translation of the game's official sit...

December 9th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments