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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.
Oh, you mean the whole "Attack, wait 5 seconds, attack, wait 5 seconds, cast magic, Attack, rinse repeat"

Or wait, how about he awesome "Cast GF in boss fight 10x. Each cast you have to watch the summon and attack animation for the GF that takes ages'.

Quit letting nostalgia get the best of you. I loved the past FF as much as anyone, but FF13 was a breath of fresh air and I loved it.
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X-2's combat system was pretty good. Gameplay-wise i wouldn't mind seeing that again...
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Hmm =/
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i know most didnt care for it but i thought FF13 was great, i would love to get a follow up as long as its not PS3 only.
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What blew me away was the soundtracks for X-2. Kuon is still my absolute favorite track of any FF game. I'd like to see more mini games (but not mini games that are REQUIRED to move on in the story), and less repetitive cinematic scenes.
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XIII has potential, if this is true I'll be keeping an eye out for it.
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can you (square-enix) let me first finish or rather plat the game before you release the next one? please?!
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$$$$$$

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.
They're not thinking $$$ at all - just the opposite. There are millions to be had in remakes or upconversions at the LEAST of their previous classics.

FFXIII didn't do THAT great in sales really.
In Japan, of course it made a killing, but I think previous FF games had made more even.

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Oh, you mean the whole "Attack, wait 5 seconds, attack, wait 5 seconds, cast magic, Attack, rinse repeat"

Or wait, how about he awesome "Cast GF in boss fight 10x. Each cast you have to watch the summon and attack animation for the GF that takes ges'.

Quit letting nostalgia get the best of you. I loved the past FF as much as anyone, but FF13 was a breath of fresh air and I loved it.
You degraded those those game's and their battlesystems into something they weren't. Especially in comparison to FF13 which was NOTHING more than:

SPAM X SPAM X SPAM X SPAM X

I'll take your so called "rinse repeat" method over mashing in the X button of my controller any day of year. You want to talk about boring? Every single fight was more of "ughhhh" and less "Let's do this thing!" Some of the boss fights in FF13 could've been SO epic, but the second you come to realization that you're just doing more of the same X spam: you get so bummed out.

Honestly, the only way something like XIII-2 were to work out is if they completely revamp the battle system. The story was quite good in the first one I'll give it that, definitely kept me hooked.
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The battle system in FF13 is good, I think they can improve on that though. Not allowing all the characters to be used at once sucks. They need to borrow Last Remnant's union system, combine that with FF13's paradigm shift, that should make some interesting battles. But as for a direct sequel, I think the story ended fine, they shouldn't drag it on. If it's a different set of characters in the same universe, that's fine, I would love to see when Grand Pulse still have people. But continuing the current storyline probably wouldn't work too well.
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They're not thinking $$$ at all - just the opposite. There are millions to be had in remakes or upconversions at the LEAST of their previous classics.

FFXIII didn't do THAT great in sales really.
In Japan, of course it made a killing, but I think previous FF games had made more even.



You degraded those those game's and their battlesystems into something they weren't. Especially in comparison to FF13 which was NOTHING more than:

SPAM X SPAM X SPAM X SPAM X

I'll take your so called "rinse repeat" method over mashing in the X button of my controller any day of year. You want to talk about boring? Every single fight was more of "ughhhh" and less "Let's do this thing!" Some of the boss fights in FF13 could've been SO epic, but the second you come to realization that you're just doing more of the same X spam: you get so bummed out.

Honestly, the only way something like XIII-2 were to work out is if they completely revamp the battle system. The story was quite good in the first one I'll give it that, definitely kept me hooked.
Spam X? I don't even remember doing that in FF13. You must have played on auto.

Also, even if Spam X is all YOU did, it's better than the dreadful "Attack, wait 5 seconds, magic, rinse repeat". And atleast the GF's weren't annoying to summon.

Face it, you're living in the past and letting nostalgia get the best of you. As is the case with most things when it comes to sequels.
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