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We love a good feature here at Final Fantasy Union! We look to provide an interesting spectrum of hard hitting opinion pieces, mixed in with lighter features around cosplay, fun facts and our adventures in Final Fantasy XIV. We appreciate you might not be interested in everything we do that's off the beaten path, but there's at least something for eveyone!


Weekly Musings - 7 years ago

Final Fantasy Offers Countless Opportunities For Multiplayer

The Final Fantasy games, like most RPGs, have upheld the tradition of immersing that one person, the player, into the game entirely. Trying to sink two people into the sixty hour plots simultaneously might be spreading themselves too thin, surely. ...

Weekly Musings - 7 years ago

Square Enix Changing Regional Focus

It's been an interesting ride with Square Enix for the last couple of years in regards to their showings at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, aka E3. Back in the day, the company always had an abundance of Japanese games on show. Of course there wou...

Weekly Musings - 7 years ago

Square Enix's Priorities Are Completely Baffling

So, I'm not sure if you guys saw the news last week, but Square Enix came out and said that Final Fantasy Agito XIII was a low priority for them ...


Weekly Musings - 7 years ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII On Xbox 360 Would Be A Mistake

Yoichi Wada announced that Square Enix would be "looking into" the possibility of making Final Fantasy Versus XIII cross-platform, like Final Fantasy XIII, and that is worrying. Yes, Final Fantasy XIII has been treated to the most successful first we...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Game Over For Crystal Chronicles Franchise?

When Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles first appeared on the Nintendo Gamecube back in 2004 it was very well received. It allowed four people to take part in the action, but they had to play using Game Boy Advances, instead of Gamecube controllers. D...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Square Enix Have Destroyed Final Fantasy Tradition

Today is a day of mixed emotions. Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIII would be seeing its Western release on the 9th of March, 2010 (good news), but they also announced that pop sensation Leona Lewis would be lending her song 'My Hands' to ...


Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Dissidia 2 Hanging In The Balance

Dissidia: Final Fantasy has now been out for a few months in the West, but its sales figures are actually quite low in comparison to those from Japan, and even lower when compared to that of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII's. While this might not seem like a big deal on...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Versus XIII Gameplay: Why Did Square Enix Even Bother?

Final Fantasy Versus XIII has been in Final Fantasy XIII's shadow for quite some time now, as Square Enix have expectedly diverted all their attention towards their biggest asset. People had been hoping to see something new at TGS, but following Square Enix's announcement that Final Fantasy Versus XIII wasn't...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy Sales Expected To Decline Further

Final Fantasy has been Square Enix's signature property for some time now, and perhaps at the present time, they need it to be successful more than ever. Final Fantasy XIII itself has been hugely anticipated ever since it was announced all those years ago, and Yoichi Wada has now voiced...


Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII: What The Hell Is Going On?

Since its initial announcement, Final Fantasy Versus XIII has had a steady flow of information. The original concepts were greeted with intrigue, and things only increased following the release of more trailers during 2008. The game focuses around the exploits of Noctis Lucis Caelum, who is the main protagonist. However, although...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Dissidia Demo Paves Way For North American Success

The Dissidia: Final Fantasy demo arrived on the PlayStation Network just over a week ago, and it allowed gamers a chance to play the latest Final Fantasy spin-off. The game took Japan by storm when it was released in December, 2008 and it looks like it will have similar success...

Weekly Musings - 8 years ago

Signs Point To Final Fantasy XIII Simultaneous Release

Towards the tail end of last week, Square Enix announced that Dissidia: Final Fantasy would be released in Europe on the 4th of September, 2009. While this doesn't sound overly significant in itself, the date is only a week after the North American release. For those who have been following Final...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Isn't Actually Taking That Long

On the eve of the Eidos takeover, Yoichi Wada, Square Enix's CEO, came out and fielded questions about how things will work moving forward. One of the questions pertained to how Square Enix will influence their qualities on Eidos and Wada proceeded to offer a response that was rather unexpected. Instead...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Square Enix Now Mainly A Portable Developer

When looking through a list of Square Enix games that have been released or are in development on their official Japanese website, it was actually quite surprising to see how things have changed so dramatically in one generation. Squaresoft, Enix and then Square Enix were all strong supporters of the...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Who Cares If The Final Fantasy XIII Demo Is 5GB?

According to various news sources, the size of the Final Fantasy XIII demo stands at about 5.09GB, 256 of that being a firmware update for the PlayStation 3. This, of course, spread the idea that the Xbox 360 version will be downgraded from the PlayStation 3 version, or the PlayStation...


Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Demo A Complete Waste Of Time

Anyone who's even vaguely interested in Final Fantasy XIII will know that in a couple of days Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete comes out in Japan, and with it comes a demo of Final Fantasy XIII. It's been talked up for quite a while, but some of Square Enix's...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Simultaneous Western Release For Dissidia A Possibility

In a press release last week, Square Enix announced that off the back of its Japanese success, Dissidia: Final Fantasy would be released in Europe during the Autumn period of 2009. This was great news for European gamers who felt a bit left out when a similar announcement was made...

Weekly Musings - 9 years ago

Microsoft's Multi-Platform Sales Trend Majorly Declining

Following February's NPD sales figures, Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony all put together their respective media spin on their performance throughout the month. As part of this, Microsoft proudly declared that they're out-performing Sony on franchises previously associated with the Playstation brand, and to cap it off they declared that they...