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Final Fantasy comes to Xbox Game Pass, Final Fantasy XIV promised

Final Fantasy comes to Xbox Game Pass, Final Fantasy XIV promised

At its X019 event, Microsoft practically tried to steal Google's thunder just as the latter is about to launch its Stadia game streaming service. Not only did Microsoft confirm 50 games for Project xCloud, a stark contrast to Stadia's starting 12, it also revealed that xCloud will also dip its toes into the Xbox Game Pass subscription service. That opens the doors to dozens more game, including the newly announced arrival of most of the Final Fantasy series, with a big one still promised to come.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake’s TGS trailer is a hefty one

Final Fantasy VII Remake’s TGS trailer is a hefty one

Out of all the upcoming video games, Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Remake is unquestionably one of the most anticipated. By the time the first episode releases in March 2020, it will have been nearly five years since the remake was first revealed, as as we inch ever closer to release day, Square Enix has been sharing more footage from the game. The latest content drop comes in the form of a two-and-a-half minute trailer Square Enix released at Tokyo Game Show, and this is easily one of the game's most substantial trailers yet.

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster dated and detailed

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster dated and detailed

There have been a ton of Final Fantasy games throughout the years, but one you may have forgotten about was a spin-off game for the Nintendo Gamecube dubbed Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Square Enix is currently in the middle of remastering or straight up remaking many of its classic games, and Crystal Chronicles is the next one on the list. Today, we learned when the remastered version of Crystal Chronicles will launch, and it isn't too far off.

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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered pre-orders start as launch draws near

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered pre-orders start as launch draws near

As far as Final Fantasy games are concerned, the remake of the most beloved Final Fantasy VII title is perhaps the most awaited launch among fans. Given that it will take a bit longer for that to happen, Square Enix and Sony are trying to fill in the gap in the meantime. That gap will be filled by the Final Fantasy VIII Remastered which will bring the fantasy love story a bit of refined graphics and some modern features as well.

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Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live-action TV series

Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live-action TV series

It almost became Square Enix most spectacular flop and the worst game to be bear the title Final Fantasy. The game publisher, however, refused to let go of the name and Final Fantasy XIV was not only reborn but now boasts of being one of the few big MMORPGs left standing. In the six years it has been operating (nine if you count the first flop), the game raked in millions in profits and players and will soon have its own live-action series, something very few games can dream of.

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Final Fantasy VII remake will probably be on PlayStation 5 too

Final Fantasy VII remake will probably be on PlayStation 5 too

Now that Sony and Microsoft have both talked about their next consoles to some degree, it's clear that the next generation is nearly upon us. That little fact begs the question of what's going to happen with the games that are launching on current hardware right before these new consoles release. Will those games make the jump to the new consoles as well? In the case of Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII remake at least, it sounds like there's a pretty good chance of that happening.

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Final Fantasy VIII is finally getting Remastered, not a remake

Final Fantasy VIII is finally getting Remastered, not a remake

Astute gaming industry observers not familiar with the Final Fantasy series might notice something strange in Square Enix's latest movements. Over the years, it has made nearly all of its titles available on mobile and PC and those that aren't fit to be ported have received some slight brush up. That was true for almost all titles save for one: Final Fantasy VIII. Without really giving any reason why, Square Enix is finally giving that installment some long-overdue attention in the Final Fantasy VIII Remastered, which, unlike Final Fantasy VII, is not a remake.

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Final Fantasy VII remake gets an extended trailer for E3 2019

Final Fantasy VII remake gets an extended trailer for E3 2019

It's been a big couple of days for Final Fantasy VII fans. Yesterday, Square Enix finally announced a release date for the remake, setting it for March 3rd, 2020. Alongside that release date announcement, Square Enix also debuted a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII, with the promise that more information would be shared during the company's E3 2019 press conference.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake finally has a release date

Final Fantasy VII Remake finally has a release date

For fans, it has been decades in the making. For others, it was a dream that almost never came true. Given how long they've waited, they might not mind waiting a little less than a year to finally get the gorgeous fully 3D remake they deserve. And that's exactly how long Square Enix is going to have them wait before the Final Fantasy VII Remake finally hits the PlayStation 4 and whatever PlayStation Sony might have by then.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake gameplay trailer reassures fans it’s all real

Final Fantasy VII Remake gameplay trailer reassures fans it’s all real

Given how long fans have been dying to see Final Fantasy VII in glorious photorealistic 3D and how long Square Enix has been promising it's coming, it's not hard to be suspicious and critical of the publisher's silence on the matter. After all, it's easy enough to whip up cutscenes or wallpapers to tease the public. Fortunately, at Sony's recent State of Play, it showed actual gameplay footage of what could be, once again, the most anticipated game that will hopefully actually be released soon.

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9 games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

9 games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Yesterday, The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York announced its four inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame for 2019. Those four games are Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, Microsoft Solitaire, and Colossal Cave Adventure. Those games managed to beat out some serious competition in the round of 12 finalists, including Candy Crush Saga and Half-Life, which got us thinking about other games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

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Final Fantasy VII retells its epic story on Switch and Xbox One

Final Fantasy VII retells its epic story on Switch and Xbox One

There are more than fifteen major Final Fantasy titles and innumerable spin-offs but the most famous one of all is probably Final Fantasy VII with its iconic characters that have seen more than one incarnation in other games. The first in the franchise to jump ship from Nintendo to Sony, FF7 is almost ironically making its way back home with the release of the game on the Nintendo Switch but is also setting foot for the first time on Microsoft's Xbox One system.

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