The lights are on
A new trailer gives us our most detailed look at Square Enix's Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII yet.
The trailer is dubbed a "guided tour", and you'll see why. A narrator takes you through nearly every element of the game, from the world to the details of character customization. Extensive time is also spent breaking down the game's new focus on direct control and action elements. It's a new direction for Final Fantasy, and one that's looking very intriguing.
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Ugh, this is probably the one game I have been undecided on for any game ever. I played both, loved the first one, the second one not so much. Lightning you are my favorite character for Final Fantasy.
I like the more actiony combat, but that timer kind of turns me off. I may get this later down the road when its cheap.
The disappointment I've had with XIII and XII-2 are big. but with my love for RPG's I just can't past this up. Hope the story is good.
You can Run an Jump! An move during combat! Revolutionary!!!!!
Actually though this may be a final fantasy game I might actually play.... I tried the first FF13 game and returned it the day after I bought it (I got it used from gamestop). There just wasn't any player choice, you were guided down narrow corridors and fought lame enemies accompanied by overly dramatic music and then had to suffer through the hideously acted story. Lightning Returns looks like it fixes many of my major complaints, although maybe not the voice acting......
I'm getting so friggin` excited, it's not that far away now. The two series I am downright passionate about this console gen are Final Fantasy XIII and Dark/Demon's souls. Soon I'll have a new entry for both. That was an informative vid for it as well, that has me even more stoked, because I saw a lot of customization options for Lightning that go beyond just colors for outfits. I'm wondering if these time gates for some of these places will be similar to the temple puzzles of Final Fantasy X? Couple these games with Final Fantasy X, and the possibility that South Park the Stick of Truth actually releases this time, and isn't half bad, and I'll be set for the rest of the year.
This is looking to b really great! I need to go pre-order this!!!!
It feels like Square-enix is using the XIII sequels as game play experiments to me. I'm hoping this trilogy ends on a high note.