DEVELOPER DIARY | X360, PS3 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 | 6:46 PM

Lightning Returns new video

Lightning Returns new video

The Japanese release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII wasn't particularly successful from what we've heard, so Square-Enix decided to release a new dev diary video to show us what the game is made of.

Dev Diary #2

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Commented on 2013-12-04 02:02:48
I really want this game to be good...but many folks who played it (japanese version) overwhelmingly gave it thumbs down. I'm gonna cancel my pre order, and get it at a later date.....bargain bin purchase.
Commented on 2013-12-04 02:27:51
annoys me they continue spend time and money on this garbage ff13 series
Commented on 2013-12-04 03:50:13
This was surprising given the fan base in japan. Maybe this will push them to finally make a proper title worthy of the name. 13 was such a let down, this company has not aged well, best of luck to them in the coming future.
Commented on 2013-12-04 11:07:42
Getting a Nier vibe form the countryside bits. Doesn't look too bad.
Commented on 2013-12-04 13:18:09
Eh I actually like XII-2 for the most part so i'll check this with the intend of finishing the story at the very least
Commented on 2013-12-05 04:33:12
There is a fan-base for this installment, but, I'm definitely not one. I'm happy it's finally released...so they can devote time to working on FFXV (squee!!!!).
Commented on 2013-12-05 11:13:42
This could not look any more shit to play.
Commented on 2013-12-05 18:52:00
I'm a busy man but I need to take the time to bash this game:
This looks utterly terrible! What a disgusting stain on the SE-brand. How did you manage to fuck up an entire trilogy of FF games?
Cocoon and the L'Cie/Fal'Cie had so much potential but you succeeded in getting everything wrong even in the first game: pathetic story, mary-sue characters, mostly horrendous art direction, somnific combat.
EPIC FAIL!
Commented on 2013-12-05 21:26:03 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
This could not look any more shit to play.
Yeah, I seen a couple of playthroughs on twitch tv...and those textures looked very PS2-ish. I was kind of surprised by that, because the first Final Fantasy XIII looked gorgeous.
Commented on 2013-12-08 08:13:45
"The Japanese release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XII wasn't particularly successful from what we've heard"

Square-enix.. why did you even bother with this trilogy. What a waste of time.

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