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Following hints from earlier today that the Final Fantasy 13 trio may be coming to Steam, we discover that an earlier entry in Square Enix's classic roleplaying franchise has already taken up residence on Valve's ubiquitous digital distribution platform. Final Fantasy 4, a game initially released...

September 17th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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After battling onto iOS late last year, Final Fantasy IV took a bit more active-time to reach Android. The Square RPG is out now for Android 2.3.3 and up, priced $16/£11. This version's a tad different from the one released for the SNES as Final Fantasy II outside of Japan. Key cut scenes ar...

June 3rd 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Final Fantasy IV's DS remake incarnation is available now on iOS. Unlike the original for the Super NES from 1991, this one includes some spoken dialogue and a mapping feature. The game also features Square Enix's premium pricing for an iOS product at $15.99.The game works on iPhone, iPod touch and...

December 20th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. I find Cecil interesting, which is not...

May 15th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Do you have, like, a couple hundred hours to kill on flights, drives and other commutes in the coming weeks? You should pick up some of Amazon's temporarily discounted Square Enix DS RPGs, including Chrono Trigger and The World Ends With You. Those should fill your hours swimmingly.

August 10th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Looksley's Line Up, also known as "that game everyone thought was a 3DS demo," arrives in Europe today under the title Tales in a Box: Hidden shapes in perspective! If your interests lie less in the uncomfortably futuristic, and more in the vintage, Final Fantasy II is available on Virtual Console....

June 12th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Misdirection isn't just for magicians anymore ... apparently Nintendo Power practices it too. While everyone was focused on the hints of a U.S. localized Final Fantasy IV DS in the magazine's ten-page cover feature on the game, no one seemed to notice that the game was listed with a "July" release...

April 9th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The big news with last week's sales numbers is not that the DS managed to top 300,000 again, but that the New Super Mario Bros. broke five million in Japan. Not only that, but the game took the sixteenth spot in today's Famistu chart. Also showing legs is Mario Kart DS, which sold 68,000 copies to t...

January 9th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We were finally able to get our greedy little hands on the Japanese sales numbers from Famitsu for the week of 12/24, and came to find that the DS had another great week.Unsurprisingly, the DS took the top spot in hardware sales, moving 195,000 units. While this was a drop from the week before's inc...

January 5th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments