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Top 5 Square Enix Video Game Franchises

Ever since the merger, no other companies comes close to the popularity of Square Enix's JRPG franchises.

Final Fantasy A2: the Sealed Grimoire Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy Dissidia Final Fantasy Dragon Quest 6 Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Dragon Quest IV Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen Dragon Quest IX Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Dragon Quest Swords Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors Dragon Quest V Dragon Quest VI: The Realms of Reverie Dragon Quest VIII Dragon Quest X Dragon Quest: Chapters of the Chosen Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen Dragon Quest: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Young King and the Promised Land Final Fantasy Final Fantasy Agito XIII Final Fantasy CC: Little King Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Chiisa na Ousama to Yakusoku no Kuni Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Young King Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales 2 Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Final Fantasy Tactics Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions Final Fantasy VII Final Fantasy VII: Endless Crisis Final Fantasy X Final Fantasy X-2 Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XI: War of the Godess final fantasy XI: wings of godness Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings Final Fantasy XIII Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles: The Small King and the Promised Country GameCube Grandia III Kingdom Hearts Kingdom Hearts 3 Kingdom Hearts II Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Kingdom Hearts Zero Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories 2 Nintendo DS PS2 PS3 PSP Star Ocean Star Ocean IV Star Ocean: First Departure Star Ocean: Second Evolution Star Ocean: The Last Hope Star Ocean: The Second Evolution Star Ocean: 'Till the End of Time Wii Xbox Xbox 360 associatedcontent.com
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Gun_Senshi5579d ago (Edited 5579d ago )

Anything that Nomura did.

Tetsuya Nomura, the best JRPG Director/Developer.

I am looking forward to his next game! It cannot come too soon :(

* Final Fantasy V (1992) - Battle Graphics
* Final Fantasy VI (1994) - Graphic Director
* Live A Live (1994) - Tosa-ben Translation
* Chrono Trigger (1995) - Field Graphics
* Front Mission (1995) - Graphic Designer
* Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996) - Boss Monster Designer
* Final Fantasy VII (1997) - Character Designer, Battle Visual Director & Original Story
* Parasite Eve (1998) - Character Designer
* Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring (1998) - Character Supervisor
* Brave Fencer Musashi (1998) - Character Illustrator
* Parasite Eve II (1999) - Character Illustrator
* Final Fantasy VIII (1999) - Character Designer & Battle Visual Director
* The Bouncer (2000) - Character Designer
* Final Fantasy X (2001) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts (2002) - Director & Concept Design
* Final Fantasy X-2 (2003) - Main Character Designer
* Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII (2004) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004) - Director & Concept Design
* Musashi: Samurai Legend (2005) - Main Character Designer
* Last Order: Final Fantasy VII (2005)- Director
* Final Fantasy VII Advent Children (2005) - Director
* Kingdom Hearts II (2005) - Director & Concept Design
* Final Fantasy V Advance (2006) - Monster design
* Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006) - Character Designer
* Dirge of Cerberus Lost Episode: Final Fantasy VII (2006)
* Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007) - Creative Producer & Character Designer
* The World Ends With You (2007) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts coded (2008) - Director & Concept Design
* Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (2009)
* Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (2009)
* Final Fantasy XIII (2009) - Character Designer
* Final Fantasy Agito XIII (2009) - Character Designer
* The 3rd Birthday (2009)
* Final Fantasy Versus XIII (TBA) - Director & Character Designer

Finalflash225579d ago

Hands down greatest jrpg developer of all time

SpoonyRedMage5579d ago

Well the best games were the ones that both worked on.

The other games are good but not as good.

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FFXIV's Director Responds To Final Fantasy IX Remake Speculation, Clarifies Upcoming Studio Projects

Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida has responded to speculation regarding his involvement with the rumored Final Fantasy IX remake.

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Michiel19893d ago

had stated that the rumored Final Fantasy IX remake is real and that it will retain the classic turn-based combat seen in the original.

I hope this is true, that's what I want from a remake. FF7R is actually really good, but not what I was looking for from the remake.

FinalFantasyFanatic3d ago

FF7R deviated too much from the original for me, so I hope the FF9 remake is closer to the original game.

fr0sty2d ago

I didn't think so, I actually really liked the way they fleshed out the story more. I enjoyed it more than the original.

DivineHand1253d ago

I can't wait for it to be revealed and I am hoping it will not be episodic or simply a remaster.

neutralgamer19923d ago

Yes make one complete game with AAA game development taking 3-5 years for each game if it's another trilogy than we will be waiting a decade plua just for the complete edition

One game which should be done with all the content and add improvements where necessary

Rebel_Scum2d ago (Edited 2d ago )

You’re dreaming if you think these old pre-rendered background FF games can be remade in a fully 3D open world in 3-5 years with all the mini games.

FinalFantasyFanatic3d ago

I hope they keep the original art style instead of going for the hyperrealistic look like they did with FF7R, it would ruin the charm of the game otherwise.

MeteorPanda2d ago

Ffs can you focus on the goddamn mmo you leech.

The healers are going on strike cause you gave them a ONE BUTTON dps rotation. They have often nothing to heal.

You keep ignoring player feedback if it isnt jpn.

Stop taking our sub money and funding everything else but the mmo

jznrpg2d ago

FF9 is great I am looking forward to the remake.

Rynxie2d ago

Pisses me off how badly they screwed over ff8. That game deserves a proper remake. It was the first fully 3d final fantasy game.

MrNinosan2d ago

FFVIII is not fully 3d, and in what way do you mean it was before FFVII in the "3d verse"?

First "fully" 3d Final Fantasy was FFXI, even thou FFX was close.

FFVII to FFX uses pre rendered backgrounds (still images). In FFVII - FFIX, only worldmap was fully "3d".

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Square Enix’s “Kingdom Hearts” series is now available for PC via Steam

"SQUARE ENIX®’s beloved KINGDOM HEARTS series has launched on Steam®, bringing the iconic RPG series to a whole new world of players. All three collections released today—KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, KINGDOM HEARTS 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue and KINGDOM HEARTS III + Re Mind DLC—can be played both on PC and on-the-go on Steam Deck devices, and available at a special discounted price for a limited time*." - Square Enix.

Nerdmaster4d ago (Edited 4d ago )

My main complaint about the series is that it mixes Disney characters and Final Fantasy characters, but they are actually not important at all to the plot. I read summaries and watched videos about the series, even played the music game which tries to summarize the plot of each game, and the Disney and FF stuff are barely mentioned at all.
All the series really is, is an amalgamation of convoluted plots that tries too hard to be mysterious and edgy, with some cameos to attract fans of Disney and FF, who wouldn't care at all about the franchise otherwise.

Heck, even in the trailer above, the Disney/FF characters are... just there.

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Final Fantasy 14 Director Naoki Yoshida Could Be Hiding In Your Friend List

TheGamer Interviewed Naoki Yoshida: "A lot of people have been playing together with me and they don't even realize it."

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