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Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy XIII-2 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. During a Square Enix 1st Production Division event in Japan, producer Yoshinori Kitase revealed the direct sequel to last year's Final Fantasy XIII, which is to be directed by Motomu Toriyama.
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/01/18/fi...i-2-announced/


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Considering you only learned of its existence a few hours ago, it might surprise you to learn that North America and Europe are just around a year away from playing Final Fantasy XIII-2. But that's exactly the case according to the US PlayStation Blog, which pegs the English version of the sequel-sequel for "next winter."
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"Corporation Service Company" has registered the "Finalfantasy13-2game.com" domain name, according to Superannuation. The company has previously registered domains for Nier, Mindjack, and other Square Enix games, suggesting that this is also the work of Square Enix.

This domain name could simply be Square Enix grabbing related names just in case, but it could also be evidence of a direct sequel to Final Fantasy XIII -- possibly, like Final Fantasy X-2, one built on the engine and assets from the previous, expensive game. Of course, unlike Final Fantasy X, the Final Fantasy XIII "franchise" is already somewhat crowded, with Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Final Fantasy Agito XIII on the way sometime before the end of the universe.
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/01/13/fi...me-registered/

Square's priorities are....... like........ the worst I think I've ever seen in the video game industry as of late.
What are they thinking?!
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 1/20/11 at 8:53am
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Edited by pheoxs - 1/20/11 at 5:07pm
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Great, I hope it's not another chick flick FF.
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Dress spheres are making a comeback!

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Great, I hope it's not another chick flick FF.
FF has been nothing but chick flicks since FF VII.
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There's no proof this is Square. They're just posting news based on a coincidence/hunch.
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"Corporation Service Company" has registered the "Finalfantasy13-2game.com" domain name, according to Superannuation. The company has previously registered domains for Nier, Mindjack, and other Square Enix games, suggesting that this is also the work of Square Enix.
Quite a coincidence.
    
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That reminds me, whatever happened to Final Fantasy Versus XIII? It looked like a pretty good beat-'em-up.
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This is called "creating a story"
    
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Wait... I thought there weren't enough girls left to make charlie's angels the game again? /shrug.
    
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What are they thinking?!
$$$$$$




The optimist in me is hoping they add some actual gameplay to make it less of a boring grind-fest, but I think we'll see Bobby Kotick apologize to Infinity Ward before we see any innovation in a Final Fantasy title.
    
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If there is any intelligence to this then square is planning on making another FF game using the engine and assests from FF13 to design a new FF game that has a normal FF combat system.
    
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