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Music is an essential part of the Final Fantasy series. Players who have spent any amount of time with the franchise likely have a few overworld themes buried deep in their subconscious, and the series as a whole covers a wide variety of musical styles, ranging from catchy 8-bit tunes to fully orch...

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To the surprise of absolutely no one, Square Enix has another Final Fantasy spin-off in the works, but unlike its numerous predecessors, Final Fantasy: World Wide Words trades turn-based swordfights for quick typing and proper spelling. Famitsu, via Siliconera translation, describes Final Fantas...

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call producer Ichiro Hazama isn't sure of where the Theatrhythm series will go once Curtain Call is released in September, but wherever it may roam, the Final Fantasy label might not stay attached. Speaking to GameSpot, Hazama said that he thinks Curtain Call will...

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Final Fantasy spinoff Theatrhythm will receive an encore with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, set for a Japanese launch on 3DS next spring. Gematsu obtained scans of this week's Jump magazine from Japan, which revealed the product. The announcement comes a couple of weeks after a trademark...

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Final Fantasy spinoff Theatrhythm may be about to take an encore if a new Square Enix trademark is anything to go by. As spotted by Gematsu, the Japanese mega-company registered a US trademark for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call on August 27. The trademark itself is identified for several...

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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Kid Icarus Uprising I tried not to push Kid Icarus Uprising on my coworkers, despite enjoying it more than anythi...

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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Dragon's Dogma There are so many things wrong with Dragon's Dogma, as noted in Joystiq's scathing review. For sta...

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An unannounced iOS port of the 3DS music game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy has shown up on New Zealand's iOS App Store, which usually portends a worldwide release throughout the day. The iOS game adds a "Quest Medley" mode, which puts you through a random pairing of "field" and "battle" levels, differ...

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Maybe you don't think you like Final Fantasy all that much. You should still try Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, a suggestion made easier by the arrival of a demo on the 3DS eShop today. And while you're there, you can pick up Two Tribes' original Game Boy Color version of Toki Tori....

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The first Theatrhythm DLC (and, by extension, the first 3DS DLC) arrived in North America last week. Square Enix continues to support the rhythm-playing game with four weekly tracks, announcing the releases for today and the following two weeks. Today's DLC brings something truly special: "Somnus" ...

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I'm probably alone in feeling this way, but for me Final Fantasy is at its best when it puts the melodrama aside and embraces a sense of fun. Sometimes – not often – a Final Fantasy will acknowledge the ridiculousness of its characters and setting, and just give you a quest about chocob...

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There's a reason Theatrhythm received top billing in Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, as the game could expand into a series beyond the Final Fantasy franchise. Ichiro Hazama, producer at Square Enix's 1st Production Department, told us the publisher has plenty of intellectual properties where the formu...

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Nintendo Direct, the all-Nintendo-news, some-of-the-time video series from official Nintendo headquarters, is hitting the airwaves tonight. Technically, it's noon EST tomorrow, April 21, but folks in the US can expect announcements from the Japanese feed starting at 8:30 p.m. PST tonight, Friday, A...

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Theatrhythm (pronounced as two words: theater and rhythm): Final Fantasy (also, two words) will make its way to North American shelves on July 3. Square Enix reiterated that the title will launch with 70 scores spanning 25 years of the Final Fantasy franchise. PAX East attendees can check the 3DS g...

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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy isn't just about celebrating Final Fantasy games of the past. New DLC coming to Japan this week features a song from a game that isn't even out yet. One of the four songs coming April 4 is "Somnus" from Final Fantasy Versus XIII -- making that song the first actual part ...

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The adorable Final Fantasy rhythm-action game for 3DS is coming to North America and Europe. And yes, it's still called Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy ("pronounced 'theater rhythm,'" Square Enix explains.) The publisher announced plans to localize the franchise-celebrating music game today, bringing al...

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