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Famitsu revealed two "event" minigames in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers. We knew about the vaguely embarrassing pool float minigame, and we've actually seen hints of the other minigame in the trailer: ballroom dancing. This seems to take place in the scene in which Layle stea...

October 19th 2009 at 4:05pm 0 Comments
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You may have spotted the particularly surreal moment in the latest Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers trailer: suddenly, we're not seeing a psychic teen telekinetically lifting stones and monsters; rather, we're seeing two girls in swimsuits engaging in a Dead or Alive Xtreme Beac...

October 9th 2009 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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GAME Watch has rounded up the known details of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers's story and setting, including the disappearance of the Yukes and the existence of the Crystal Bearers, a few people with mysterious psychic powers. There's also apparently one crystal "idol" for eac...

October 6th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Wii gamers looking forward to Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers may find it hard to believe that the action-RPG is coming out at all, after years of wondering what was going on with the game. But Square Enix announced a Japan release date of November 26, giving us hope that it wo...

September 14th 2009 at 10:38am 0 Comments
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Four years after it was first revealed, Square Enix has finally announced a Japanese release date for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers: November 26. That makes us doubt it'll be out Stateside before the end of the year, but at least it's actually being released. Actually, for a...

August 28th 2009 at 5:16pm 0 Comments

The central mechanic in Square Enix's Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers is Layle's telekinetic ability to pick up objects (and people!) and toss them around. These videos from the Japanese Crystal Bearers website demonstrate that Layle can use this ability to do some pretty soph...

August 7th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

This week, the Nintendo Channel has been flooded with a variety of interviews about big upcoming Wii titles. There are interviews with the folks behind FFCC: The Crystal Bearers, Red Steel 2, Cave Story, and, as you can see above, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. So, hit up the video above, t...

June 22nd 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Eidos won't be releasing games before they're finished just to hit deadlines, according to Square Enix president Yoichi Wada. Wada told GamesIndustry.biz that alleviating worries like that was "what I hope to achieve for the entire group." However, he noted that Eidos's new parent company must also...

April 27th 2009 at 11:16pm 0 Comments