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Dragon's Crown, Lightning Returns, and Becoming the Thing We Hate

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Lovable1132d ago

Yawn typical FF hate. Here comes the sheep.

Tales RPG addict1131d ago

Agreed can they STFU
Who cares its art. Besides nobody is thanfully getting on Namco for Milla Maxwell's outfit in "Tales of Xillia" . Regardless though for fucks sake its a game.

SaffronCurse1132d ago

Why do people hate Lightning so much?
FYI I haven't played the latest FF game =(

jonboi241132d ago (Edited 1132d ago )

I think most if the hate towards Lightning is because people hate FF13. I like the character but man FF13 was not good.

Williamson1131d ago

I like lightning as a character, she might even be my favorite final fantasy character. Squall would probably be 2nd.

BG115791132d ago

Wait what? Lighting is coming back, why? Couldn't she go away?

I would have prefered Square-Enix back to its rooth, when they made good J-rpg... FF6 <3

Williamson1131d ago

I'm playing though ff13 for the first time and I'm really enjoying it, the atb is kind of addicting. Lightning returns battle system looks like something I'll enjoy even more.

Lovable1131d ago

Uh oh..you'll get crucified now.

Williamson1131d ago

Yea I know :(
I dont mean to offend anyone, its just how I feel about the game.

kingPoS1131d ago

I came for Dragon's Crown... wait that didn't sound right.

Ahem: More Dragon's Crown DLC would be great. More quests more characters more boo... er loot new levels. Yeah I want that!

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