VIDEO | PS3 Thursday, September 24, 2009 | 8:56 AM

TGS09: Final Fantasy XIII gameplay

TGS09: Final Fantasy XIII gameplay

Our guys over in Tokyo are having a hard time getting to film the games on the showfloor, but still managed to get some Final Fantasy XIII footage, with more to come.
Update: Second video is up, and this one is much more spectacular!

TGS09: Gameplay
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TGS09: Gameplay #2

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Commented on 2009-09-24 08:09:32
Okay, this game is starting to look much, much better than it did before, in my opinion.

My hype has been pretty low, but it's starting to grow on me, and that's a good thing. Maybe with all this Persona 3 I'm playing, I'm looking at this game graphically, and projecting a lot of the things that make me love Persona 3 onto it.

The summon looked way cool, and I guess I may not entirely mind it being out on the field in the fashion that it is. I'll just imagine it being someone fighting with their Persona. I'm having hell with the boss in that game right now, but I know I can win. I refuse to go back and do any grinding, because victory is practically within my grasp.

Keep up the fantastic work Blim. Hopefully there are some more FFXIII gameplay vids :D
Commented on 2009-09-24 08:41:04
Looking extremely hot. Cannot wait until next year (or this year if I magically learn Japanese).
Commented on 2009-09-24 09:15:16
Man, when will Squeenix learn that putting English subtitles in their Japanese release, then releasing full localized English versions later will put more money in their pockets?
Commented on 2009-09-24 09:31:07
looks amazing...the city setting shown in other vids looks awesome. Can you get more footage of running around on the field? The environments are a massive part of FFXIII, as important as the gameplay to me. Cheers.
Commented on 2009-09-24 10:10:35
I remember trying to film FFX at the spring 2001 TGS show, some dude from the square booth came over (afew times) and asked me not to film. I think they actually liked it, and it was all just some reverse psychology from their side. :)
Commented on 2009-09-24 10:21:05
WOW, IMPRESSIVE!
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:00:45
Not sure what's happening in the fight sequences, but I sort of like it. Never tried FF before, but may just give this a go. Despite some fears it might be too "Japanese". Can't knock it till you try it I suppose. With games that's a fair assessment. Just games mind you.
Commented on 2009-09-24 14:27:48
Gorgeous, and after The Last Guardian my most wanted game. This gen has been pretty poor for RPGs so far (with Lost Odyssey the exception), so this needs to be great.
Commented on 2009-09-24 15:47:24
awesome

the summoning battle was great, loved the ending with the chicks applauding you lol
Commented on 2009-09-24 15:49:49 In reply to moroboshi
Posted by moroboshi
Gorgeous, and after The Last Guardian my most wanted game. This gen has been pretty poor for RPGs so far (with Lost Odyssey the exception), so this needs to be great.
Japan has been getting their fair share of JRPGs lol :p On this side the 360 is of course getting the most western RPGs and i don't think that makes it a poor gen for RPGs, funny how they get most JRPGs too, though they are still not that many... But i think, if you compare it to the PS2 era, then yeah this gen is lacking in the RPG department.
Commented on 2009-09-24 17:23:43
It's certainly looking spectacular. I had my doubts after the initial footage, but it's clearly in great shape now.
Commented on 2009-09-24 20:59:25
Really, really beautiful. Hopefully this goes some way to debunking the whole "downgraded" nonsense that has been doing the rounds. Of course you shouldn't really judge graphics from an off screen video but it's clearly a very pretty game.
My question is, where is the TGS Trailer? Surely Square Enix have prepared one.
Commented on 2009-09-25 10:23:09
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