Square Enix’s Shinji Hashimoto and Motomu Toriyama visited Singapore this week as part of an Asia tour to promote Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) and the upcoming English and Asian (Chinese/Korean) releases of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster for the PS3 and PS Vita.
A group media interview session with the two Square Enix creators was held for the local gaming press while they were here, with Toriyama taking questions relating to LRFF13 (we’ll be publishing that interview later on the site) and Hashimoto handling the questions for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
Although the Singapore gaming press was supposed to ask Hashimoto only questions relating to FFX/X-2 HD Remaster, since Hashimoto is Senior Executive Managing Officer at Square Enix, and the corporate executive in charge of games publisher’s 1st Production Department, we (and the other publications in attendance) simply had to try our luck and ask about future Final Fantasy titles as well.
Hashimoto-san very graciously took our questions. This is what he said (through a translator):