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Razongunz1696d ago

aw damn! was hoping for a remake!

oh well its still a great game and i'm sure it will look nice in HD, i'll get it anyway.

waltyftm1696d ago

Lulu in HD, yes please.

Danteh1696d ago

I don't know what some of you people are smoking but given the extremely poor record of Squeenix they would probably change Wakka for some black guy with a chocobo in his head and make the battles just a press X mash-fest.

I want the best Final Fantasy ever made (FFX) in HD but untouched plx

grailly1696d ago

@danteh
SQ-E haven't done the best job with new games lately, but you can't say they don't know how to remake games. FF4 and tactics ogre are great games

C L O U D1696d ago

The "some black guy with a chocobo in his head" is actually one of the best Final Fantasy characters

Kalowest1696d ago

@Danteh
Sazh Katzroy is the "some black guy with a chocobo in his head" and he's one of the best characters in FFXIII.

BigPenguin1695d ago

Sahz was absolutely the best character in FFXIII. However the rest of the cast was such shit that being the best character in that game would not be very hard.

I think what you are all focusing on is the wrong point. Instead of talking about how Sahz was the best, you should be talking about how everyone but Sahz was dildos. He only looked good by comparison.

Simon_Brezhnev1695d ago

LOL @ Danteh

You can tell your pretty racist. Sazh was the best character in FF13. Your favorite character was probably Hope.

jthamind1695d ago

the trophies seem like they'll be the only selling point of the game. i got the God of War Collection, and the supposed "HD" isn't much different than the original unless you're doing some Lens of Truth BS.

tawak1695d ago

Sazh, is one of the saviour for my in ff13 as he is my 1st character to learned "haste" which helps me alot in tough battles

Megaman_nerd1695d ago (Edited 1695d ago )

that's true @jthamind. I was very surprised by how little difference there was between the GOW collection and the original games and that's why I was hoping for the rumors about FFX remake to be true.

I already have 2 copies of FFX for PS2 and based on experience I know that HD will not make that much of a difference so I'm not that interested anymore. =/

nevercloser071695d ago

Odds I can use my PS2 version guidebook to help catch all the monsters for the arena?

RurouniKaze1695d ago

woah woah woahh I take offense when you people say that Sazh was the only cool character in FFXIII.

Lightening was pretty cool too ! Dont let her awe terrible surroundings drag her down too ;(

wolokowoh1695d ago

@jthamind and megaman_nerd There is a difference, It is just so far zoomed out most of the time you can't notice it. The major difference I noticed going from a 23 inch SDTV to a 32 inch LCD is that the character textures were smoother. For instance, you can see the boobs on the Sirens and Gorgons much more clearly in GOW1. I didn't even notice that one of the siren's tits was hanging out before playing the HD remake and I've played GOW1 literally a couple dozen times. The smoothest GOW HD remaster is Ghost of Sparta in Origins Collection though because there was significant upgrade that is easily noticeable.

MaxXAttaxX1695d ago

because he was the only main character with no hair bangs. And also because he didn't saying or did annoying sh*t all the time and had a descent back story on top of that.
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@ EVERYONE-WHO-THOUGHT-FFX-WOULD -BE-A-REMAKE,

*Facepalm*
Seriously? How could you not tell it would be an HD/High-res remaster a la MGS HD.
It's implied in the name! Square Enix wouldn't do it unless the game is 20 years old and/or 2D.

nanometric1695d ago

I'm sorry, but imho, Sazh was one of the most annoying characters, together with Hope. The dude is the definition of bipolar. I just couldn't stop laughing at the stupidity that unfolded in a cutscene, just before he got his Eidolon - I lost my kid, there is no point in living anymore...Ok, ok, I'm fine now...Oh no, It's all your fault Vanille, now I'm gonna kill you... Ok, I'm not gonna kill you, I'm fine again... LIFE IS SO DEPRESSING, I'M GONNA PUT THIS GUN TO MY HEAD AND SHOOT MYSELF... Oh, sorry, changed my mind again...

Taz Yamauchi1695d ago

I already have it in HD on PC I was hoping for a remaster

MaxXAttaxX1695d ago (Edited 1695d ago )

Then I guess it's not for you then, is it.

Aside from Trophies, there may be some new texture details that were not seen before (on PS2 or emulated on PC). Plus it won't be stretched to widescreen format.

PS2:
http://images.eurogamer.net...
http://images.eurogamer.net...

PC emulation:
http://images.eurogamer.net...
http://images.eurogamer.net...

PS3:
http://images.eurogamer.net...
http://images.eurogamer.net...

""I was hoping for a remaster""
I think you meant remake, as this is most likely a remaster.

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Colwyn1696d ago

ill get both ps3 and ps vita version

NukaCola1696d ago

Hopefully its part of the buy once get both deal. Also i wonder if playing it on both vita and psn doubles ur trophies.

coryok1695d ago

i hope the ps3 version comes with a download code for the vita version

fluffydelusions1696d ago

I could have sworn SE this was going to be more than just an HD remake...

Kstaa181696d ago

Yeah, last I heard it was going to be remastered.

Larry L1696d ago

I remember all the articles from when SE first announced this, it was stated in the press release, and then cleared up by official translators instead of random internet people translators, stated that it's actually a mixture of both a HD remaster and remake. Meaning for the most part it's just a remaster, but alot of the in-battle character/aeon/enemy models looked bad and so thos particular assets that looked bad or didn't work were being remade.

My memory isn't the best, but I'm pretty sure they got pretty specific (for a small statement anyway) about which assets were being remade. I know summons were one for sure, and I think all in-battle character models.

DA_SHREDDER1696d ago (Edited 1696d ago )

If they had just made everything in HD but revamped the Blitz Ball I would be hysterically happy right now. But Square are nothing but a bunch of milkit's with no knowledge of what it means to make a real FF game. BTW, adding time travel ( a total rip off of chrono trigger) and some towns is not a way to redeem your fans and try to win back their loyalty. I realize that even before the radiation leaks that happened last year, the Japanese have lost touch of what making a good game is. Sure there are some devs that have some skills, like From Software, but even devs like Level 5 have yet to prove they are relevant anymore.

Edit: Im pretty glad they aren't "remaking" FFX. I'm almost positive they would have totally fucked it up.

Drummerdude411696d ago

...how can you know what it means to make a FF game if you haven't made one. Personally i don't really care because it's their vision, their goals...

iamtehpwn1695d ago

Actually, it looks like rumors we read much hold true:

“It’s being developed like a remaster, but the visuals will be much more improved compared to the original game,” said Hashimoto.

http://www.novacrystallis.c...

The rumors never confirmed a ground up remake they said:

Use the same engine that Final Fantasy XIII and adapted to PSVita.
All that is made from scratch with the new engine is the design of the characters, the aeons and stage elements.
The sets and scenes in HD remasters CGI will implement a “filter” FFXIII Engine.
The magic and some lighting effects are achieved with the new engine “Luminous”.
The Blitzball undergo small changes.
Online options will include (not yet known details).

So all that can be true while still being a remaster because they aren't remaking the entire game and having improved graphics--and would also explain why its taking so long to release screenshots.

Arksine1695d ago

Hmm, so is this going to be like Halo Anniversary? Same game, but using the Halo Reach engine with updated models and textures.

VileAndVicious1695d ago

Hmmm if it were a flat out remake id be interested in this. But to be honest ffx was amongst one of my least favorite in the series. I never cared for the battle system, cast, blitzball, or Titus lol.

I really just wish square would release versus. I've been waiting for about 6 years now lol

ReservoirDog3161695d ago

Haha, I was actually hoping for a remaster. So it'd have the same feel to it instead of it having a new look. I basically just want the same game for 100% nostelga.

SpaceFox1695d ago (Edited 1695d ago )

Same here man. Dont fix what isnt broken.

badz1491695d ago

a remake? with SE, there's pretty much 0% chance THAT will ever happen!

Razongunz1695d ago

*sadface* oh well it would be awesome though but i got FFXIII-2 collector's edition + collector's edition guide as a valentine gift so i'll be busy with that for the time beeing, and then versus should be coming in the next 5+ years /s so looking forward to that, and meybe i'll see if i can get a classic psp game to download onto my ps vita + FFX HD, oh and one piece on 3ds in 4 days so i'm stuffed with games to play xP

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Snookies121696d ago

Lame, they really could have won fans back over with a remake... :\

Panthers1695d ago

This game still looks good enough where a remake is unnecessary.

Lulz_Boat1696d ago (Edited 1696d ago )

i don't know if at SquareEnix people are stupids... or don't like money..

in both case, they remain idiots.

shikamaroooo1696d ago

If they where to make a remake, by the tine it would release next gen would arrive. Would take time modelling characters CGI etc.

Snookies121695d ago

Of course it would take a long time, but at least they'd be doing something they know fans will like for once.

Greyfoxdbz1695d ago

haha, at the rate FFVersus13 is going, its going to miss next generation nevermind this one

Blaine1695d ago

Don't like money? Releasing a re-skinned FFX is a lot more cost-efficient than re-making it, and will probably sell just as much.

I'm with you that a remake would have been a lot better, but I'm not foolish enough to think that it would have been a better financial decision for Squeenix.

Also, I never expected this to be a remake to begin with. With the huge fan demand for FFVII to be remade, if Squeenix had been willing to remake a game, it would have been that one. Instead they picked FFX since it's the easiest one to re-release.

So they're not stupid, but that doesn't mean I like what they're doing either. Will I buy this? Hell no. I love FFX, played the hell out of it, did everything there is to do in that game (I even remapped the entire sphere-grid to maximize all the nodes so all my characters could have all their stats maxed out--I mean it when I say I did everything!), why would I do it again? But, if they had remade FFVII, I definitely would have bought that, if only for the nostalgia. It was literally the first game I ever bought! (Not the first I played, but the first I bought myself.)

Cocozero1696d ago

Not a surprise, still can't wait for this one, FFX was my favourite FF.

Panthers1695d ago

Yup. My second favorite after 7. I never played 6 though.

VileAndVicious1695d ago

You liked x more than 9!?
Or more than xii!? I dunno didn't have fond memories of ffx. Other than auron...yeah...auron was awesome!

VsAssassin1695d ago (Edited 1695d ago )

@Vile, I like FF9, but I also like FF10. Personally, I like FF9 more. There's no comparison between FF10 and FF12, though, since FF12 didn't have much coherence in the character-story development. Vaan and Penelo didn't have reason to fight. Ashe and Basche had a reason but it wasn't fleshed out really.
On topic: Well, I just hope they release this soon. Last thing we need is to hear SE say they delayed FFvs13 because of this FF10 remaster.

VileAndVicious1695d ago

@vs

I agree ffxii had the weakest story overall. Bit to me the game play mostly made up for it. Sure I wasn't a huge fan of the license board but combat was fUN the world was sprawling and there was so much to do! I invest about 150 hours worth of gameplay into it which its something I haven't done since the days of ff tactics

Disccordia1696d ago

Square Enix never listens to its consumers