Nobuo Uematsu News

Nobuo Uematsu is a legend when it comes to Final Fantasy, having crafted such amazing musical scores throughout the years. Having left Square Enix some time ago, he still tinkers with Final Fantasy.

Check back to see what Uematsu-san is involved with, whether it be new musical scores related to Final Fantasy or concerts dedicated to his music.


Final Fantasy VII Remake - 2 years ago

Uematsu Confirms Zero Involvement With Final Fantasy VII Remake

Nobuo Uematsu, composer of the original Final Fantasy VII soundtrack, has again gone on record to state that he is not involved with the Final Fantasy VII Remake project. Uematsu had spoken on the subject at a previous Q&A session before...

Final Symphony - 2 years ago

Final Symphony II's Track List Revealed

With less than 2 months left, the team behind Final Symphony II, a concert series dedicated to Final Fantasy music, has revealed what fans can exp...

Final Fantasy XIV - 2 years ago

New Dungeon Crawl Trailer and Music Video For Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

Only about one month stands between us and Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward and from watching these trailers, we're even more excited to see just what the team has in store for us this time. First up we have all the information we've learn...


Final Symphony - 3 years ago

A New Final Symphony Coming In September

For all you music lovers, the Final Fantasy concert series "Final Symphony" is coming back to London with tracks from 3 more games. The original Final Symphony focused on music from Final Fantasy VI, VII, and X, whereas Final Symphony II...

Final Symphony - 3 years ago

Music To Our Ears, Final Symphony Is Now Available!

We spoke about this a little while ago, but we are super excited to inform all you avid Final Fantasy music fans that Final Symphony ...

Final Symphony - 3 years ago

Nobuo Uematsu Is Working On A New Final Fantasy Album

Amidst the massive Distant Worlds tour and, of course, the more intimate A New World tour, Nobuo Uematsu is apparently teaming up with the London Symphony Orchestra to create a new Final Fantasy arrangement album. The album is based upon...

Final Fantasy VI - 3 years ago

Uematsu Wants To Create A New RPG With The Final Fantasy VI Team

Legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu has gone on record stating that he wants to create a new 2D RPG with the core team behind Final Fantasy VI. The quote came from a rather interesting interview that was conducted in Kyoto as part of the Lapis Dream Orchestra concert. Uematsu was reminiscing about...

Square Enix - 3 years ago

Sakaguchi: I Hated Square

As fans of Final Fantasy, we owe Hironobu Sakaguchi quite a lot. He was the driving force behind the Final Fantasy franchise for many years and it's a shame to hear about how his relationship with the company soured towards the end. The financial failure of Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within...

Final Fantasy Explorers - 3 years ago

Listen To The Final Fantasy Explorers Main Theme

Although there has been no official Western release announced for Final Fantasy Explorers yet, that doesn't mean we can't be excited for it and it also doesn't mean we can't enjoy the game's main theme. Tsuyoshi Sekito is the man behind it and although he professes that it's not complete yet,...


Final Fantasy VII - 3 years ago

Final Fantasy VII Concert Premiering This June

Final Fantasy VII fans can at last have their fill of FFVII music with the Final Fantasy VII symphony concert that will premiere in Tokyo this summer. Unlike the Distant Worlds concert, this will be focused on Final Fantasy VII only with the intention of retelling the game's story through music. The...

- 4 years ago

Nobuo Uematsu Signed Up To Compose For A New RPG

Many fans were disappointed once Nobuo Uematsu left the Final Fantasy series, but thankfully, those of us in mourning don't have to wait too long to hear Uematsu's music once more as he's just signed up to Granblue Fantasy. Reuniting with Final Fantasy IV art director Hideo Minaba, Uematsu joined the...

Final Fantasy VII - 5 years ago

Let's Help Further Appreciation For Final Fantasy Music!

Almost anyone who's ever played a Final Fantasy game knows who Nobuo Uematsu is. Hell, almost everyone who's interested in gaming knows who he is. Yet despite Nobuo Uematsu's compositions being some of the most heralded, and nowadays, some of the most listened to video game music on video websites...


Final Fantasy XI - 5 years ago

Presenting: The Land of Vana'Diel - Final Fantasy XI Remix Album

Boy have we got a treat for you lot today! Our own Brian "Tweex" Arnold has been slaving away (while also producing the Final Fantasy Union podcast) on an entire remix album for Final Fantasy XI! Called The Land of Vana'Diel, the album contains 18 songs that have been remixed/rearranged to...

Final Fantasy VII - 6 years ago

Let's Get Aerith's Theme Into The Classic FM Hall Of Fame

I'm almost certain everyone here enjoys the music of Final Fantasy -...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 - 6 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Soundtrack Site Opened

Square Enix has opened an official site for the Final Fantasy XIII-2 Official Soundtrack. You can get to it from here. As expected from a soundtrack site, there are samples of some of the tracks from the soundtrack. Currently, only the first disc has been revealed. Masashi Hamauzu is back from...


Final Fantasy XIV - 7 years ago

Final Fantasy XIV TGS Trailer Released

Square Enix have released the TGS trailer for Final Fantasy XIV! It's a bit early, but who's arguing? The trailer showcases the epic tunes composed by none other than Nobuo Uematsu along with plenty of in-game clips and CGI cutscenes. It's pretty epic, be sure to check it out. [[YouTube? &video=`JQ_BgnJBm7M`]]...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Composer, Masashi Hamauzu, Leaves Square Enix

Masashi Hamauzu, the composer of Final Fantasy XIII's original soundtrack, has left Square Enix. This follows the departures of Kenichiro Fukui (The Black Mages) and Junya Nakano (Final Fantasy X). Hamauzu was seen to be Square Enix's main composer following the departure of Nobuo Uematsu, which now leaves only four composers...

Final Fantasy XIII - 8 years ago

Final Fantasy XIII Theme Song (Kimi Ga Iru Kara) Full MP3 Download

The official theme song to Final Fantasy XIII was officially unveiled a Square Enix's private party a few days before this year's Tokyo Game Show. It is sung by Sugawara Sayuri and is entitled Kimi Ga Iru Kara. It's also composed by famed Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu. Up until now,...