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Final Fantasy 25th anniversary scans

Nintendo Everything: "A recent issue of Famitsu highlighted the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy. We’ve included the full scan set from the magazine in the gallery above." (3DS, Android, Final Fantasy, GameCube, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

iamtehpwn  +   1136d ago
For being about the 25th Anniversary of the series as a whole, I sure do see a lot of Final Fantasy VII.
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christian hour  +   1136d ago
Yeah was thinking the same haha, this should be called "final fantasy 7's 15 year anniversary" famitsu special :P Though it was cool to see some production sketches compared to the final product, as well as the timeline near the start that gave a nice view of the series graphical improvements over the years.

IMO the series has gone so far from everything I loved about it this generation, I keep hoping on Versus 13 to come out and restore my faith but it feels like that games never going to be released.
lastdual  +   1135d ago
Even if it does get released, Versus looks to go in a new direction rather than recapture the classic FF spirit.

I can live with that, but it would be great to have a new turn-based FF that combined the combat of, say, FFX with the exploration of FFVI. Unfortunately, Square seems to think we care more about pretty CG scenes...
guitarded77  +   1135d ago
I like seeing the timeline... it takes me back. I rented Final Fantasy (NES) for 2 weeks straight when I was a kid and beat it. Then I mowed lawns during the summer so I could buy it. I've played just about every FF game since then (exception XI and XIV), and while there's been some bumps along the way, it's still one of my most beloved franchises ever. I hope Vs gives us something great, because XIII was not a Final Fantasy game as far as I'm concerned, but XIII-2 wasn't too bad (still not great).
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fr0sty  +   1135d ago
25 years... I remember playing the first one.

*feels old*
christian hour  +   1134d ago
FF came out shortly afetr I was born, happy 25th anniversary, me! :D
TopDudeMan  +   1135d ago
Well, VII was a high point for the series.
PshycoNinja  +   1135d ago
So has no one translated these scans yet?
tweet75  +   1136d ago
im really hoping for a FF compilation in HD with every final fantasy
NukaCola  +   1136d ago
I wish they'd release a Dissidia on PS3
Nerdmaster  +   1136d ago
I would like it on 3DS. This game would really benefit from 3D depth.
TopDudeMan  +   1135d ago
I'd like to see an old style ff game, like 5 and 6 remade so that it plays like the ff4 remake they did on the DS, but for the 3DS. That was an awesome remake, and it played like a PS1 era FF game, which in my opinion were the best.
Tr10wn  +   1135d ago
@nerdmaster you do really play the 3DS with the 3D on??? i mean thats the whole point of the handle but i cannot play any of the games on 3D it look horrible IMO.
Treian  +   1136d ago
it's Final Fantasy V 20th Anniversary. I want a remake so badly of that game.
WildArmed  +   1135d ago
The remaining 'oldies' need a remake like they did for FF4 (Man the complete collection was awesome)
Squall5005  +   1136d ago
I just want a Final Fantasy game that will let me control all of my squad. Turn-based á la FFX.
Roccetarius  +   1136d ago
Did you play Lost Odyssey? That's pretty much the FF game of this generation.
MiyagiSPG  +   1135d ago
I'll sound like such a fanboy but Lost Odyssey's not Final Fantasy :(

Speaking of FFX where's the HD/Remake of it :)?
WildArmed  +   1135d ago
Lost Odyssey was a great game. Wish it was released to a wider audience, then the game coulda done well enough to warrant a proper sequel
belac09  +   1136d ago
lost odyssey was AMAZING. i wish they would put it on the ps3 too.
Jazz4108  +   1135d ago
Lost oddesey or any mistwalker game wil never grace the ps3 the company has publicly stated many times that they had a falling out with Sony and do not want there games on the platform. I guess money talks so I should say never but I'm just quoting what the godfather of final fantsy has stated many times about Sony. As far as vs's goes I hope it does stay on the ps3 so when it finally does come out and bombs I won't have to here how ms has ruined final fantasy when its clearly square that has done this to themselves. There has been a ton of rpgs this gen on 360 and someon ps3 that kill final fantasy anyways and Lost Oddesey is one of them and I'm sure last story will be great as well and I would love to see a 360 port of that game since mistwalker favors ms as a platform over he ps3.
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Outside_ofthe_Box  +   1135d ago
***"As far as vs's goes I hope it does stay on the ps3 so when it finally does come out and bombs I won't have to here how ms has ruined final fantasy when its clearly square that has done this to themselves."***

Wait... is your reasoning for wanting VS to stay on the PS3 is because you expect it to be a bad game or do you just don't want people blaming your console of choice as the reason why VS is bad or is it both... hmmm based off of your comment history the answer is clear...

Edit: FYI nobody is saying that MS is responsible for ruining Final Fantasy. All the SquareSoft > Square Enix comments and all the there hasn't been a good FF games since FF10 comments makes that absolutely clear...
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josephayal  +   1136d ago
Good news today for all Xbox 360 owners
Not surprisingly, they're looking into bringing Final Fantasy Versus XIII and FINAL FANTASY 7 to the Xbox 360
Paragon  +   1135d ago
Since when?
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Unlimax  +   1135d ago
Keep dreaming ~

Hopefully you will never smell any FF titles anymore on Your Forgotten Box !
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Treian  +   1135d ago
stop trolling....
PshycoNinja  +   1135d ago
You do understand that Final Fantasy VII cannot be produced on any other platform but Sony's platforms right?....

Sony owns the publishing rights in America and Europe so that is why you will never see it on any other platforms that aren't PlayStation.
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Hellsvacancy  +   1135d ago
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eid...

Whatever you say buddy

:)
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Seraphemz  +   1135d ago
I cant wait for 10 on the VITA !!!
HammadTheBeast  +   1135d ago
Is 8 on it? I know 7 is really popular, but 8 has a special place in my heart.
Treian  +   1135d ago
where have you been?....
MadMen  +   1135d ago
FF7 4Life!
voodoopickle  +   1135d ago
FFX was the beginning of the end for the series. they changed it completely and dropped everything that made it what it was.No more open map, a true level system, and armor/weapons that you actually saved up for. Unfortunately i think remaking it is a huge let down seeing as most fans would much rather any of I-IX well before X
PshycoNinja  +   1135d ago
Is that Nomura in the 7th page/picture of the magazine? O_o

You know he was asked about Versus XIII. He is pretty much asked about the game every time he does an interview, even when its for a different game.

Nomura: "So yeah Birth by Sleep will be a great Kingdom Hearts title."
Interviewer: "That's fantastic, so where is Final Fantasy Versus XIII?"
*Square PR glares at Nomura. One PR person puts his finger over his own lips, signaling to Nomura to not speak*
Nomura: "We'll talk about it soon"

*One Year Later*
Nomura: "So yeah the 3rd Birthday will be a great game."
Interviewer: "Where is Final Fantasy Versus XIII?"
*Square PR glares at Nomura.*
Nomura: "*Dry laugh* Soon, soon"

*One Year Later*
Nomura: "So yeah Kingdom Hearts 3D is going to be--"
Interviewer: "Where the flying *kupo* is Final Fantasy Versus XIII?"
*Square PR glares at Nomura.*
Nomura: "*Dry laugh* Soon I promise.
(wispers to self "when are they going to let me talk about my game. These guys have forbidden me to talk about my game for like five years now.")"
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Summons75  +   1135d ago
They talked about it more than you actually think guy

http://www.finalfantasy-fxn...
INehalemEXI  +   1135d ago
They need to make FF XIV free2play ;)
Jirachi  +   1135d ago
@TopDudeMan yeah i agree remake 5 and 6 just don't make the only diffculty setting be hardcore mode like 4 on ds did they can still have hardcore mode but just let the default difficulty be the difficulty 5 and 6 had on gba(i say gba because it's the only version of 5 i played 6 can use the gba or the snes version)

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