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Ranma1  +   1146d ago
Lol that outfit is ridiculous in those settings.

What happened to you Square Enix. I dont get why they refuse to listen to what most people want? Yet listen to what the minority want. Strange?
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animegamingnerd  +   1146d ago
i agree i will not buy another square enix game that isn't from edios until they give us versus 13 or kingdom hearts 3 i might just rent this game from gamefly just like i did 13-2
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Treian  +   1146d ago
Ok. It will sell good without you still.
porkChop  +   1146d ago
At this point Versus XIII has to be a next gen title. Which I think would be a good thing considering how ambitious the game is.
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guitarded77  +   1146d ago

Still won't sell as good as if SE made a new FF game, and SE knows it. I would guess the percentage of FF fans that are excited for this title probably isn't that high. Like myself, many old school fans were disenchanted with XIII and XIII-2. I'll admit XIII-2 wasn't as bad as XIII, but it still wasn't good. The screenshots show urban environments, but I want to know how dynamic the environments... The XIII series has been all about eye candy, and not the FF experience.
Root  +   1146d ago
As someone pointed out yesterday that new design does look a lot like the one (I'm guessing) Stella wears at the end of the FF13 Versus trailer, the 6 minute one. It looks so similar...

Anyway they are just trying to sucker people in again one last time so they will buy the game, all these big new features will be nothing more then small minor things which will hardly add anything to the game

They only called it "Lightning Returns" because they know if they call it FF13-3, which it really is, they have less chance of suckering people into buying into it but with a name change they can make it seem like a brand new game with a ton of new features and replay value.

For me I think they just used the costume to try and make her even more appealing since her looks are the only good thing about her.
Irishguy95  +   1146d ago
That ain't Stella at the end it's... a Dragoon and a Special forces troop or something like that.

Quote "Stella will not wear something so revealing" or..yeah close enough

Also, yet again i'll wait to see if this one looks any good. Probably won't but...whatever, if it doesn't i'm just gonna skip again. It has potential though is all -
FACTUAL evidence  +   1146d ago
I just find this completely amazing how VSXIII was announced the same time as XIII, yet we managed to get two full spin offs on a game announced in 2005....SMFH...Goodbye Square Enix.
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Blacklash93  +   1145d ago
It doesn't seem to be about what people want. Square is doing what it wants to, fans be damned, for better or worse.

I'd rather they be done with the XIII series and move on, but XIII-2 left on a ridiculous cliffhanger that pretty much obligated SE to create a new title for a finale.
doogiebear  +   1145d ago
Persona, and the main Shin Megami Tensei series, is the new Final Fantasy now. New SMT/Persona games can sell consoles. Final Fantasy can barely even move 2 million units now (look at FF X-2).

Atlus is the new Squaresoft. I hope they stay popular, yet never go mainstream and redundant like Square-Enix (who has long lost any vision for it's franchises).
akechi_mitsuhide  +   1145d ago
Agreed Ranma. I for the life of me don't know where the hell the company that created Xenogears and ff6 went. It's like building was raided by 15 yr old girls.
betan21  +   1146d ago
its a rent for me also $60 no no no SE not from me
Catoplepas  +   1146d ago
Oh look, the usual suspects grousing about a game they know fuck all about.

Pfft. It looks great, and it'll likely be a solid title. So at the end of the day, your loss.
Root  +   1146d ago

You can judge a game before it comes out's Square Enix, they promised a ton of crap for FF13, they didn't deliver, they did the same with FF13-2, they didn't deliver...gee I wonder what FF13-3 will be like.

Remember when RE fans said the co-op would ruin RE5...look what happened

Remember when FF fans said FF13 looked nothing like a FF game and looked crap...look what happened

Remember when people said Lost Planet 2 looked rubbish...look what happened

Remember when people said EA would ruin Bioware...look what happened

I could go on...

I guess all you FF13 fans are the same, put your fingers in your ears and shout "LALALALALALA" untill they go away.
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Catoplepas  +   1146d ago
Ah well I bow before you, oh mighty informed one.

But just to sate my curiosity what "crap" have SE promised in relation to this game? For that matter what similarities, other than the protagonist, are there between the previous 2 titles and this one?

All sane speculation points to this being a semi open world action-RPG. Which is by no stretch of the imagination applicable as a genre to its predecessors.

So I ask, what basis do you pre-judge on?

No need to answer I already know. "It has teh numburz furtean in itz.".
TiberusX87  +   1146d ago
You're honestly telling me people don't get it wrong too?

The original Demon's Souls is a perfect example.
Aghashie  +   1145d ago

heresy! how u dear to mention a Souls game in a FF13 related comment? cause I fear the wrath of the gaming gods, I wouldn't dare even for a comparison. may god cut your fingers with his mighty zweihander wearing full Havels armor.

(just having a little humor here, not being serious)

Talking about FF13. I didn't like the first two games. So, even if they dress Lightning like Sephiroth, I still won't buy it. Not even rent it. There is so many great games out there, why would I waste my time playing this one? I better revisit Bioshock or Dead Space and get prepared for the 3rd game on a good franchise. just my opinion.
doogiebear  +   1145d ago
Next year were getting GTA V, MGS Rising, Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes, New Bioshock, possibly a new Persona game (Atlus hinted at it a lil while ago), and we're getting Shin Megami Tensei IV on the 3DS next year.

Plus were possibly getting new consoles. I don't have time to waste on Square-Enix and their stupid games. Final Fantasy used to be taken seriously. Now the characters look like cosplay rejects, are uninteresting, and the gameplay is boring, linear, and lame.

2013 will be a good year for gaming, no thanks to what Square is offering.
akechi_mitsuhide  +   1145d ago
with a name like catoblepas, I would have thought you knew what a good ff is. Sorry dude. It's guaranteed to suck, UNLESS you liked ff 13. Most of the people that are saying it will suck (like me) have played ff13 and can attest to its suckiness. Bring on the disagrees, teeny boppers who never played ff6 or ff4. Don't waste your time replying to me that you did play ff6, and ff13, is better, cuz no one sane would say that.
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Catoplepas  +   1145d ago
I have played both. In fact I've played nearly every entry since the series' inception. I never at any point said XIII was better than VI. I don't believe it is, though I still enjoyed both. The fact that you think you can only enjoy one or the other is beyond asinine.

As for your "teeny bobber" witticism, I've been playing games since before you were a twitch in your fathers balls. Perhaps when you get a little older you'll understand what it is to be objective.
akechi_mitsuhide  +   1145d ago
Catoblepas you dumba$$, I wasn't talking to you about the tenny bopper comment. that was geared to any person to who the shoe fits. before you reply some internet gangster comment, send me a personal message, I live in Houston Texas Northside, if you live anywhere near ( and I hope you do) we can meet so I can whip your a$$. Twitch my balls in your mouth dumba$$. By the way "witticism" is not a word.
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silkrevolver  +   1146d ago
I'm interested in what the gameplay is going to be like. Sounds interesting on paper.

I am very tired of XIII, though.

I'm not in the camp that despised XII, but enough is getting to be enough.
silkrevolver  +   1146d ago
I meant XIII, obviously.
Tyrant13  +   1146d ago
That outfit is badass and the screenshots look great. Seems theres going to more freedom in this 13 than the other two.
LordMe  +   1146d ago
There was a rumor that Versus XIII was cancelled because it's assets are to be used elsewhere, however SE was not going to "formally" can it, but let it silently fade away...

Part of me wonders if they are talking about LR-FFXIII, and Versus XIII is never going to happen... If that is the case, then this completely SUCKS!

Or it is to be rebranded as Type-0 was... I hope it is not gone, it looked far more interesting then anything else SE has done this gen.
silkrevolver  +   1146d ago
This clearly doesn't have what looks like the Versus assets we've seen...
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   1146d ago
The articles I read said they would use some of the same elements they created in Versus in this too. I think both games exist and they will both be similar in some aspects.
doogiebear  +   1145d ago
What makes people so sure that FF 13 vs is gonna be any good, when square has not released a single good game in ages. All this hype for a game we know nothing about. We dont even know what Versus will play like, what purpose it serves, etc.

If anything, Square has left little evidence to suggest that it's ever even coming out. And if it does, I bet it's a rush job to meet a financial quota for their fiscal year, considering that even Square is trying to avoid talking about this "game".
LordMe  +   1145d ago
The reason people think VS XIII will be good is Nomura is making it. And he is the one making good games still.

Crisis Core, 3'rd Birthday, KH: BBS / DDD, Type-0 proves Nomura can still make a great game, he just is getting screwed over by SE right now.

We do know some stuff about the gameplay!
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Jihaad_cpt  +   1146d ago
You have my attention. I will buy this, can't help it, I'm a sucker I guess.
j-blaze  +   1146d ago
i like what i'm seeing. So far so good!
AiirJordann23  +   1146d ago
Has it even occurred to anyone that they want vsxIII and kingdom hearts 3 on next Gen or how they are going to finish up ff13 first and then bring vsIII I doesn't make sence to have 2 off games out I'd finish one first
Kamikaze135  +   1146d ago
It looks pretty cool. I want to see how it plays though.
AsimLeonheart  +   1146d ago
Why does she looks somewhat like Cloud from FF7 Advent Children to me???
dark-hollow  +   1146d ago
Can we move on from XIII please?
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   1146d ago
After this game, yes.
AsheXII  +   1146d ago
Looks great, not sure whats to gain about talking about unrelated games.
AiirJordann23  +   1146d ago
Maybe vs13 & kingdom will be a next Gen title it would be better tofl finish up one game and start another wouldn't make sense if 2 final fantasy games were out but I'll buy
Furesis  +   1146d ago
your comments are weird
AiirJordann23  +   1146d ago
It would be cool if she can change her outfit and weapons like erza from fairy tail anime lightning really reminds me of erza
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TheBatman_Fanatic  +   1146d ago
I miss Lightning's costume from XIII :(
Omnislash  +   1146d ago
Yep... Im definitely gonna buy this used...
mt  +   1145d ago
I miss good ol' days where Square used to release unrelated FF games one after one.
nunley33  +   1145d ago
I played some of FF13 after buying it cheap at a gamestop buy 2 used games get 1 free sale. I didn't get too far in it before putting it aside for others, i may start it back up later if i can get motivated. I'll probably buy FF-2 & FF-3 cheap later on but there's too many i wanna get before it. I hope FFVS13 still comes to PS3 and to PS4/OMNI as an expanded special edition with areas that couldn't be in the PS3 version cause of space. I would buy both and millions not yet on PS4/OMNI will still get it. That would also be a killer app system seller for PS4/OMNI also, especially if it's PS4/OMNI exclusive for awhile.

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