PS3 Thursday, January 17, 2008 | 6:35 PM

Final Fantasy XIII scans

Final Fantasy XIII scans

Japanese magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump reveals new screenies from role-playing games Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Versus XIII. It is possible to distinguish some summons like Ifrit and Shiva Siren, at least if you use common sense.

Update: added a few V-Jump scans


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Commented on 2008-01-17 17:25:54
Sorry to tarnish your common sense, but that is not Shiva, that is siren apparently, carbuncle is the green guy, ifrit is obvious mind. There are more scans at NeoGaf. Shiva is the bicycle remember?

Anyway, if any of the scans I've seen today are real time, this is going to be mighty impressive.
Commented on 2008-01-17 17:37:30
Final Fantasy games have always nailed their visuals. It's whether the game has any soul that let's the most recent iterations down for me.
Commented on 2008-01-17 17:39:26
Since when have Final Fantasy games NOT looked impressive? As for the "soul" thing, the only FF after 6 to have it is 9, so I don't know see how this can be any worse than 7, 8, 10 etc. (all good games regardless)
Commented on 2008-01-17 18:07:24
I really stopped caring what happened to the characters and plot after the first disc in 9.
Commented on 2008-01-17 18:08:07
all of the images are CG..it was described as being CG from the trailer, and a few other images ive seen confirm it...no doubt it will look good tho
Commented on 2008-01-17 18:41:26
Yep it s siren

"Will the beautiful heroin called Lightning lead earth to its destruction ?
The shockful FF13 story is where the truth about the summons is made clear."

"Catch new mysterious beeings"

ant that s it for the news
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:00:39 In reply to Xion4360
Posted by Xion4360
all of the images are CG..it was described as being CG from the trailer, and a few other images ive seen confirm it...no doubt it will look good tho
If you wanna see some real-time FFXIII pics, look at this :

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/5358/finalfanta...

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/2481/finalfanta...

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/7008/finalfanta...
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:06:55
Those real-time screens look a lot like Mass Effect, with slightly more detail. But I wonder how the game will look while walking around the environments, or in terms of NPCs and animation.
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:07:17 In reply to Olsen
Posted by Olsen
I really stopped caring what happened to the characters and plot after the first disc in 9.
How the hell is that relevant to FFXIII?
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:13:32
pretty yes... make me desire buying a PS3 any... no.

I'm betting this game is 2009 at the earliest.
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:20:07
hot hot, can't wait.. :)
Commented on 2008-01-17 19:54:46
ya that is the shameful part.. this game prob wont see US till at least 2009 as anm8rjp stated.. what a shame :(

how i would love to eat cheetos all night long and play ff13
Commented on 2008-01-17 20:11:56 In reply to JediMasterMalik
Posted by JediMasterMalik
How the hell is that relevant to FFXIII?
Relax?
Commented on 2008-01-17 20:49:12
cant wait...

doesnt actually look anything like ME to me...that section wasnt up and running on ps3 yet...it was made before the engine was up and running on ps3. If it looks like that, graphically it is much more impressive than ME
Commented on 2008-01-17 20:50:35
Can't wait for this game! This team is TOTALLY AWESOME, I can't believe Square handed FF to Matsuno :(

This game will rock! Can't wait for it in 2009
Commented on 2008-01-17 20:51:30
Ifrit and Shiva? Oh yes!
Commented on 2008-01-17 21:07:00
Looks pretty good. Just a shame we won't be this until 2009 at the earliest. Makes me wonder why they even bothered to show this game off so early on when it's so far away... :/
Commented on 2008-01-17 22:58:31
Updated and fixed
Commented on 2008-01-17 22:59:40 In reply to Olsen
Posted by Olsen
Relax?
That doesn't answer my question.
Commented on 2008-01-17 23:15:45
that looks like shiva to me...not siren... If its siren, its a bit silly having it blue like shiva
Commented on 2008-01-17 23:19:44 In reply to catfish
Posted by catfish
that looks like shiva to me...not siren... If its siren, its a bit silly having it blue like shiva
Shiva---> http://www.gamersyde.com/pop_image.html?G=6904&N=4
Commented on 2008-01-17 23:25:07
kinda strange if that would be siren either way.. that picture looks as though it was a real human being.. perhaps its neither and its a friend of one of the characters in the game :)
Commented on 2008-01-17 23:25:18
looks really good. is the gameplay still turn based or real time?
Commented on 2008-01-17 23:36:55 In reply to newtrick
Posted by newtrick
kinda strange if that would be siren either way.. that picture looks as though it was a real human being.. perhaps its neither and its a friend of one of the characters in the game :)
remember siren from FF8? this summon is this games version of her..there obviously taking liberties with the designs..Carbuncle looks like a puppy!
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