Square Enix's upcoming Final Fantasy XIII is, of course, going to be one big, long game. I expect that, you expect that. Now, Square Enix is giving us a number.
360 version promises 60 hours of compressed visuals,audio,576p resolution long with frame rate dips and massive screen tearing during battles :)
LMAO bubbles to u. Playb3yond
Better go betaplay Mass Effect 2 for us, bots. We want the game bug and glitchfree on the PS3.
First 30 hours is a straight line. Seriously.
I have to agree. I was on the side about FF13 for a long time. There was too much uncertainty about it for me to give it serious interest in it. Then I learned it was nearly completely linear akin to FFX, which was one of the things about X that I really didn't care for. I'll keep an eye on the game in the near future, but I won't commit to a purchase. Lord knows I've got a ton of other Japanese properties coming out that interest me more on a personal level. Star Ocean 4 is proving to be the awesome game I had hoped it would be. And Yakuza 3 coming out in 2 or so weeks also has me salivating. Exploration is something I look for in RPGs, both western and eastern. Even Dragon Age has a large map in which you can explore towns and interact with various characters and NPCs. For a linear game with no towns to explore, FF13 presents me with less reasons to anticipate it. I was a huge FF fan on the original PS, and on the PS2, FF12 was great for me because it felt like Final Fantasy Tactics in pure RPG form. I'm not calling FF13 a bad game, and for those that get it day 1, I really hope you guys enjoy it, I truly do. It simply won't be a day one buy for me.
I spent 120 hours on it total. 3 trophies away from platinum(One was to complete chapter 11 and it never gave it to me. Trophies were bugged in Japanese version so that really ticked me off and made me stop going for platinum) Great game. Solid 9/10---if you liked FFX you will like 13.
Yeah some people had bugged trophies because they installed the FF13 themes before platinuming the game. It took me over 100+ hours to platinum, but it does get more fun when you beat the game. The main story is too easy compared to the missions.
That isn't bad. Usually games that claim 60 hours include random exploration time. But as this game is linear, according to you guys, then that means most of this time is plot/main story driven which must mean that that this main story is huge! Is my logic wrong? I really like story driven games so I will probably really get on with this game.
I really recommend that u buy Heavy Rain, it has one of the best stories I've ever played, and every choice u make will make a major change in the outcome of the story.. On topic: Im not a JRPG fan, but finally some good news about FF13 :)
The title alone makes me think that there should be some smiling emoticon right after it. In any event, will make sure that this will be one of my next platinums' so if it stretches beyond 60 that's good, if not and is roughly around 60 that's also good. College will supply me with a lot of work to take time so it won't be like I'm playing it every day anyway.
I've been told that it takes 120+ hours to platinum. That was by someone who had platinum'd the JP version.
120+ hours? Oh jeez...I guess I'd better get my fill over other games before I attempt to try and plat this one. Thanks for that heads up...
Anyone have the Trophy/achievement list?
Even a game with a 3 hours single player will make you play like 30 hours to get all the trophies. It all depend on how hard are they to get... But it still a 3 hours game.
Most people that have beaten the game did it in less than 25 hours. Don't believe me? Look around on google and you'll see...
you can beat any FF game in that amount of time.. 100% completion is another story. it took me 80+ hours to do everything in FFX.
I got over 200 hours on FFX 100% complete, I hope this one is like FFX
You can only Finnish this game within the 35 hour mark if you try your best to avoid enemy contact, and don't care about strategy or purchasing items. Most FF games take long because people like to explore the areas, optimise equipment, and most importantly finish all the exciting side quests. If you are not going to bother with that, then don't bother playing the game or any FF for that matter
How many hours of frustration does it promise? Might as well add those in. I recall past games where it would take hours just to beat one boss.
what a joke
Well, after Xbox bullshots and "both versions are identical looking" you better believe that! /sarcasm
so much looking forward to this game..dont care if its that linear..its the gameplay, graphics and audio that makes me want to immerse myself in this game
even thou this FF13 will be on PS3, the only true HD. Im not even interested in FF13. SquareEnix and Microsoft both wasted my time.
Correction;- YOU waisted your OWN time ....... Game CONTENT will be identical not graphics. I don't recall them ever saying that the graphics will be the same. It has also been confirmed by Yuji Abe that "Final Fantasy XIII runs in 720p and Dolby Digital 5.1" It seems the 7.1 audio, 1080p for the PS3 was a Myth, or maybe Yuji only referring to the Xbox 360 version? So when it all boils down, the only differences will be the quantity of Disks and maybe some slight variations in Aliasing and Resolution. Clearly the PS3 will shine or maybe both will be identical in graphics as well...
That's a big claim. I mean they could have said "60 hours of game play" but no, they claim that it's "fun" which you will have for 60 hours. We will see......
I LMAO when I read that comment .....LOLZ
I just completed Lost Odyssey, over 50 hours it took on my 1st playthrough, guess im gonna' have to prepare myself in March.
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