Final Fantasy XVI is Likely to Skip TGS 2021, But is in Good Shape

For fans of the Final Fantasy series, there isn’t a more anticipated game (apart from the eventual FFVIIR-2) than Final Fantasy XVI. Unfortunately, those of us hoping for a showcase on the upcoming Tokyo Game Show might be disappointed by the game’s expected absence from the show. Naoki Yoshida shooting for “I want to buy… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI is Likely to Skip TGS 2021, But is in Good Shape

Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Back when Sony first announced Final Fantasy XVI it was presented in a way that made fans think it was only going to be on the PlayStation 5. Usually with bigger companies like Square Enix, these exclusives aren’t forever, but instead for a set amount of time. It turns out that Final Fantasy XVI is… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Final Fantasy XVI Will Have a Mode for Those Worried About Action Combat

Fans of old Final Fantasy entries have been worried about Final Fantasy XVI’s action-oriented combat. It seems that the series has ditched the old school turn-based system that the series fans have been accustomed to in favor of action-based combat.   Is Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy anymore?   No. At least not the “golden era” Final Fantasy… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Have a Mode for Those Worried About Action Combat

Final Fantasy XVI Might Take Inspiration From Ghost of Tsushima 

While many fans yearn for Final Fantasy’s return to its former turn-based glory days, they shouldn’t hold their breath. The upcoming Final Fantasy XVI’s trailer showcases an action-based combat system, as the series continues to be influenced by the more popular western RPGs of modern times.   Games like The Witcher 3, and The Elder Scrolls… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Might Take Inspiration From Ghost of Tsushima 

More Final Fantasy Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft’s game subscription service, already features a wide array of Japanese RPG games for its subscribers to enjoy. The list of games featured in the service is impressive, it includes modern greats such as Nier Automata, Dragon Quest XI, and Final Fantasy XV. So far, many SquareEnix developed games have been a… Continue reading More Final Fantasy Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Can Final Fantasy XVI Return the Series to its Sakaguchi Glory Days?

Everyone who regularly reads the site can attest to the fact that I am not a big fan of the Final Fantasy series post the departure of its creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. I am not alone in that line of thinking either. In fact, apart from Final Fantasy XII ( the game absolutely felt nothing like… Continue reading Can Final Fantasy XVI Return the Series to its Sakaguchi Glory Days?