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New Final Fantasy XV Trailer Is Pretty Epic, Makes The Almost 10 Year Wait Worth It

I told myself I wouldn’t get myself too excited for Final Fantasy XV, seeing as it has taken forever to develop, but dammit is this trailer has me a little wide eyed. With the demo coming out March of next year along with copies of Final Fantasy Type-0, my hopes have been somewhat renewed that this game will finally see the light of day.

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Final Fantasy XV Details and Character Info

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Square Enix has revealed details on the re-dubbed Final Fantasy XV. It’s funny how changing the name of the game and putting it on next gen system somehow completely rejuvenates interest in this series. Nevertheless, the concept of Final Fantasy XV has me looking forward to it more than any of the Final Fantasy games on the PS3 or Xbox 360. Whether the game is good or not remains to be seen until the game comes out next year.  Most of the information involves the plot and descriptions of the characters who will accompany Prince Noctis on his journey. Here are the synopsis from Square Enix:

The only crystal left to the world lies in the Kingdom of Lucis. Upon striking a peace with the garrison state of Niflheim, Lucis rejoices in having at last brought the cold war to a close. Their celebrations, however, are premature. Under the guise of amity, Niflheim dispels the anti-armament runewall and launches a full-scale invasion of the kingdom. The peaceful lives Crown Prince Noctis and his entourage once knew are consumed by the flames of war as they struggle to mount a resistance.

Noctis Lucis Caelum: A childhood affliction endowed Noctis, heir apparent to the throne of Lucis, with the mystical power to see a heavenly light, through which he could sense others’ deaths. Noctis rejects rigid royal conventions and acts as somewhat of a renegade, much to the dismay of those who tend to him. Yet while “Noct” may act brash at times, he does so in defense of those loyal to him.

Gladiolus Amicitia: As lord of the noble House Amicitia, Gladiolus continues a line sworn to protect the crown. “Gladio” shares a friendship with Noctis that transcends birth and title, and his loyalty to his liege is born not of duty, but of brotherhood.

Ignis Scientia: Ever the unwavering voice of reason, Ignis was weaned on shrewd logic and a classical education from boyhood so that he might one day counsel the would-be king, Noctis. He applies the deep mutual understanding and trust they have built over time to help smooth over Noctis’s brusqueness with others.

Prompto Argentum: The puckish playboy Prompto befriended Noctis in his school days. He wears a chip on his shoulder as an outsider to the royal circle, but remains eager to do all he can for the cause.

Cor Leonis: A living legend of Lucian lore, Lord Commander Cor Leonis’s devotion to the art of war is surpassed only by that to his king. Little love is lost between the ill-starred stalwart and Noctis’s retinue, yet honor binds him to keep watch over the group all the same.

Final Fantasy XV is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One sometime in 2014.

New Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Trailer

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Perhaps the most drastically different entry within the main series, Final Fantasy XV (formally Final Fantasy Versus XIII) looks better than expected. Like Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy XV is an Action RPG rather than the series’ normally Turn Based outings. Looking at the action heavy game play, this could turn out to be the most accessible Final Fantasy to date. No word if Final Fantasy XV still connects to Final Fantasy XIII within the Story, but the change might benefit Square Enix in the end.

Final Fantasy XV is coming to the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One.