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Ah spring! 'Tis the time when young men and women's thoughts turn to love -- or at least scoring some nifty holiday-themed loot! This year there's quite a bit going on. Some events are old familiar ones that have stood the test of time. Others offer new twists and things to do for those who have be...

February 11th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been awhile since we've heard anything about GRIN's "unreleased masterpiece" -- a collaboration with Square Enix (and assumed Final Fantasy off-shoot) titled Fortress. An anonymous report released last September claimed the title was currently in the hands of another, unnamed developer. Yester...

January 17th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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This week I present you with something different. Over the weekend, I participated in an interesting New Year's gaming resolution thought up by the illustrious Phil Kollar. His reasons behind playing over the weekend were to finally finish Final Fantasy XII, but mine were wholly different. For me,...

January 4th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Games are rather viral in the way that their ideas spread around. You start off with perfectly self-contained genres, perhaps, but before long your characters are leveling up in a sports game and going through jumping puzzles in an action game (or a first-person shooter if you're unlucky). Next thi...

December 26th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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We've heard the horror stories about the conditions under which famous Square translator Ted Woolsey had to work -- strictly constrained time and space limits and no feedback from the games' creators, which led to sometimes odd translations. Alexander O. Smith, who localized games for Square includi...

November 16th 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The game may already be out in Japan, but that hasn't stopped Square Enix from updating the Dissidia website. A few images have been added showing Final Fantasy XII's Gabranth in action. Check them out on the official website or in our gallery below. Gabranth is one of two secret characters, along...

January 9th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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This recent interview with the Final Fantasy XI team by James "Milkman' Mielky of 1up.com internet fame got me thinking about the next MMO to come from the Square Enix camp. There isn't much meat on them bones as far as the next project goes, but the interview does get the team to talk just a littl...

June 21st 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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After adamantly insisting that you do not videotape or record the screening in any way or else, the Square Enix private theater showcased numerous titles from the ever-expanding Final Fantasy universe. The first trailer on display was the lead game in the Fabula Nova Crystallis series, Final Fantas...

September 20th 2007 at 11:20am 0 Comments