Kieron from WellPlayed writes: "As with every new game in the series, not everything here will resonate with every fan, but I found a lot to get to excited about"
I’m excited for it. Glad they are giving yoshi p a shot at this. Wish soken was also involved, but that might be asking too much. The score(s) for FFXIV and it’s expansions are definitely high quality
He's only in as a producer though but I do agree he's great.
And this looks way better than FF15
Can't wait for a main episode.. The XIII era is over, time to move on!!
Remember when we saw XIII and XV for the first time...we were pretty sold on that aswell.
Sorry you are getting downvoted. I would love to see them pull off a hit, but modern Square Enix is really shady. They obviously can do well (VII remake and XV), but they are also equally capable of disappointing. I just don’t trust their decisions as a publisher. FFXV never had a chance after they cut the story up into anime spinoffs and dlc. Why would they do anything different this time? People bought XV in record numbers anyway.
Cautiously optimistic, and I mean extremely cautious. FF XV was hugely disappointing gameplay/story/world wise but I put the blame on SE for pushing out a game who's source was nothing but a bunch of incomplete concepts. The setting in XVI already looks better, and gameplay seems to be similar to XV but improved. SE definitely hasn't given any reason to trust them when it comes to their big IPs if XV and KH3 are any indications
well i was excited for this but not because of the trailer, it's mainly because of yoshi p and his track record in FFXIV is pretty damn great
Never sold on XIII because no field zone on screenshots, trailers, or anything (i'm confused at that time). It turned out to be okay though. XV was a rollercoaster, too many overhauls within the development time. Side missions very distractive. For XVI, as long as the development is running smoothly (i don't mean fast), i'm sure it's gonna be okay. FF series is still kinda good and well respected RPGs whatever happens.
Sorry, just looks like a single player scenario set in FF14 to me. Suspect that its the FF15 engine retooled for a medieval setting. Really not seeing any kind of emotional involvement or character development. Not that I haven't seen any real sign of such since FF10.
I enjoyed 13 and 15 in the end, and a lot of other people did as well. I found a lot to love about those games because they did so much different and they laid the landscape of change in Final Fantasy’s future. Heck the amazing ness of FF7R gameplay could be attributed to both 13 and 15 because they got to test out so many different approaches.
I thought XIII was the lowest the series could sink after the disappointment of XII. Holy shit have I been proven wrong XII is like a JRPG classic in comparison to what we've been getting, even XIII isn't looking too bad after XV and now XVI being another damn action game... I guess remasters are the only thing we classic fans will get. Screw Square.
The reason this time might be different is due to the specific senior staff involved on this. Yoshida Naoki, also known asYoshi-P, was brought into Final Fantasy 14 Online after it clusterfeck of development and release in order to fix it. It was an astronomical task and he did it in record time and beyond expectations. Most of the development team thought it was a lost cause, but the man Yoshi-P managed to turn it around. And thus A Realm Reborn FF14 came to life to subsequent praise. Also, its expansion packs have been noted to be even superior to A Real Reborn. The last one (Shadowbringers) was noted for having a story ambitious enough to compare to a numbered single-player offline FF title. I think it's the critical success of ARR:FF14 and its expansions that gave the execs at S-E the idea to entrust the FF16 to Yoshi-P's team. He's not directing - but he's producing. Meaning, he's in charge of staff assignments, scheduling, and most likely in a similar position to Kitase in FF7R - as an overseer over the entire project.
13 was fantastic. Great characters and and a fantastic setting. 16s setting so far looks phoned in, so does the combat. Honestly 16 looks pretty bad so far.
Xiii and versus, yes.. But doesn't mean next episode is bad.. Ff7R was decent, I'm sure ff16 learnt a lot from 13 and 15.. I'm very excited for 16. I'm just happy they the series isn't stuck in the past anymore.
Honestly, that trailer did nothing for me. I loved the spider-man mm trailer.
Me too. I never bought 15. But I'm in love with the medievil feel to 16. I will play this day 1 when it releases and looking forward to it.
The medieval setting looks drab and has a been there done that feel. I like ff for its unique settings
The little gameplay they showed looked fun. Just gotta fix those bland face models which I'm sure they will. The game prolly won't be out til 2022. They may have just thrown something together real quick for the show.
Yeah, FF7 Remake looks better IMO
You just say that because it's on PlayStation and not xbox.
Yah I agree. Can’t wait to see ff7 on next gen, personally waiting to play it on that.
Idk why people are comparing games to each other when this one was just showcased for the reveal. It's obviously an early build they're working on so of course it's not gonna look top notch at this time. At least it's not like the Halo reveal. That was just disappointing.
I was sold the moment I saw Nomura wasn't involved. XD
If it really has no tech this will not be a return but a first. There's always been technology in Final Fantasy. There were even mechas in FF1. Honestly, the lack of technology and the fact it looked medieval feels out of place for Final Fantasy. But it does look good so far. Much too early to be sold though.
People are assuming a lot just based on this one trailer. Even if the goal is to avoid steampunk and favor a high fantasy setting, I’m sure it will still have airships and other little retro futuristic nods.
I don't remember any mechs in FF1. And of course there's always been technology in FF, there will be in this too, no doubt. Some form of airship is almost guaranteed.
Because you're the type of person who will back an entire videogame based on a trailer with little actual gameplay footage?
I will get it if they bring back a massive open world with chocobos and flying mounts or airships.
I'm always excited to know when there's a new single-player installment of a FF game on the horizon to be released,the FF franchise is my favorite JRPGs. I've played all the games since the SNES except for the 2 mmo's (FFXI & FFXIV) Though some were more memorable than others though I enjoyed playing them.
I just hope it won't be an openworld. Too much distraction.
Looks like the rumors so far were true. It points to it being very open world. https://www.inverse.com/gam...
Well, then i hope they'll make it with less distraction lol
It'll be another generic open-world action game. As if we don't have enough of THOSE to go around, huh? What a breath of fresh air it will be when some big company fills the void and makes a real AAA Final Fantasy-style JRPG. There's people hungry for it, even if it's a relative niche. Nature abhors a vacuum...and so does capitalism.
Sega thought that too with Persona 5, but look at the sales. If it's good, people will buy it. And it's Final Fantasy, a series with traditional millions of fans. Believe me it won't be as niche as you think.
Announcement of FF16 means they've sorted out their management mess and are more agile to release titles. I hope they can transform themselves like Capcom have done so far.
I’m super sold already. When is the limited collector’s edition coming out? If they had a limited edition PS5 to go along with it I would totally get it.
Just on the trailer when they show up the face of the main characters (I guess) and the first one says: "I'll kill you, if it's the last thing I do!" with the song that switches right at 3:21.... got me sold right away.
Haha pretty sure it's that same character, it's just showing a young and older version signifying he'll go the rest of his life till he gets his revenge
I haven't really enjoyed a Final Fantasy game since X. For me, the thing I like the most in FF are the characters, but the last game in the series that had good characters and good character developments was X. - XI and XIV are MMORPGs, so practically no character development there; - XII didn't have good character-driven plot and was more political so I didn't care about its cast, especially the main character; - XIII had annoying characters that relied too much on their stereotypes and didn't really grow throughout the adventure; - XV had less main characters but managed to have the least character growth of all time. Other than Noctis, the other characters were so underutilised that they had to rely on anime episodes and DLC to give them a little bit of backstory and growth. - VII remake didn't have a problem with characters for obvious reasons, but they managed to spoil the experience with the Whispers and the whole last part of the game with the unnecessary and convoluted changes to the story. So for these reasons, while FF used to be a system seller for me, I don't mind waiting for some months to get it on PC, maybe waiting even longer to get it on a good sale...
XIV is without a doubt the best FF since X. Too many fans write it off because it's an MMO – either because they assume it's like other MMOs (it's not) or don't have the time – but it's so much better than what you probably think it would be. The plot and characters across ARR and the expansions are as compelling and legit as a single-player entry, if not more at times. It's for this reason I'm personally pumped for XVI. These guys know what they're doing.
Ffxi blows ffxiv away in almost every regard other than graphics. Better char better story. Better combat, Better music and it actually has NMs. Was so disappointed when I played 14. Just a quest fest and auto arena mess.
Are you talking about the original release (which was trash) or ARR and the expansions? I'd agree if we're talking about the original launch, but once it re-launched, it was like an entirely different game and has only continued to improve as the years go by. I highly recommend you check it out again some time.
I love the magic in FFVIII I hope FFXVI bring the same great magic like apocalypse , ultima ... etc https://youtu.be/vWHjXA6IM4...
people never learn. Cue back to FFXIII. same stuff. How hard can it be to wait until the game is out to pass these kinds of ultimate judgements. then again, sites need the views so....
The last time I was excited for a FF game was FFX back in 2001. None of the later games appealed to me. That has now changed. 16's trailer has me hyped.
What could possibly appeal to you about this? FFX was the last good one, I agree with that much, but this game doesn't interest me at all, personally.
I'm already completely against it. No turn-based combat, no interest. Not that FFXV was good even as an action game anyway, let alone as a true Final Fantasy.
Graphically it's not impressive
i enjoyed FF15 a whole lot more than 7 Remake. So will give this new one a try
Now we are gonna have to wait 4-5years until this game is ready, remember when the ps4 was shown at E3 for the first time? The year was 2013 S.E. promised so much FFXV , FFVII remake and Kingdom hearts 3 FFXV 2016 - crappy FF game btw Kingdom hearts 3 - 2018 FFVII remake 2020 You expect to play this game on 2021? yeah good luck with that.
I wanna see what more of these Eikon fights. Titan looks like a beast!
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