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  1. Linnaete

    [26/01] What Kitase Keeps in Mind When Making a New Final Fantasy Title

    With Final Fantasy XIII-2 complete, Square Enix’s 1st Production team should be drafting ideas for the next game in the series. Speaking with Square Enix Members, producer Yoshinori Kitase shed some light on how the team creates a new numbered Final Fantasy game. "There are two things that I...
  2. Linnaete

    [21/11] SE aiming for shorter development time on Final Fantasy titles

    Square Enix would like to shorten its development cycles on its Final Fantasy games, according to Final Fantasy XIII-2 producer Yoshinori Kitase. Speaking to Game Reactor (via CVG), the writer and former director said, “The current generation console, Final Fantasy XIII, was obviously the...
  3. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [31/01] Producer and director discuss the latest on Final Fantasy Type-0

    Famitsu got commentary from producer Yoshinori Kitase and director Hajime Tabata. SCREENSHOT ANALYSIS Before getting to the interview, let's take a look at the screenshot that was released at the Premier event. Famitsu reveals the identity of a couple of mysterious icons. The bars to the...
  4. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [26/01] Hajime Tabata and Yoshinori Kitase detail Final Fantasy Type-0

    There's a common theme in the new Fabula Nova Crystallis series art that's appearing in the latest magazines. The images for Final Fantasy XIII-2, Versus XIII and Final Fantasy Type-0 all have mysterious English phrases. XIII-2's image has main character Lightning saying ""In the world where I...
  5. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [25/01] Toriyama and Kitase Share Final Fantasy XIII-2 Details

    The surprise announcement from Square Enix's 1st Production Department Premier event last week was Final Fantasy XIII-2. The direct sequel to Final Fantasy XIII was announced as a Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 multiplatform title that will be released some time this year. Following the event...
  6. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy XIII – team talks cancelled DLC, possible sequel [2/10]

    As was done with other Final Fantasy titles, Final Fantasy XIII recently received its own ‘Ultimania Omega’ book in Japan. The book contains interviews and behind-the-scenes discussions with the development team, revealing interesting new details. The team had planned downloadable content...
  7. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Kitase: "Final Fantasy Versus XIII might miss 2011" [8/24]

    Ever since Final Fantasy Versus XIII was teased way back at E3 2006, gamers have been tentatively hoping for a) more information about the game and b) some inkling as to when it might actually get released. Well, they might get the first part at some point this year, but the second part...
  8. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Yoshinori Kitase Discusses The 3rd Birthday [8/24]

    The 3rd Birthday producer Yoshinori Kitasei is in Germany for the Gamescom gaming event. He brought with him a first playable build of the upcoming PSP disintegrating jeans action title exclusively for attending press to sample. Famitsu.com is one such attending media outlet, and the site...
  9. Gingerbread Lesbian

    More The 3rd Birthday Twittelations [8/5]

    Tetsuya Nomura, Hajime Tabata and Yoshinori Kitasei have been making The 3rd Birthday's Twitter quite an interesting read over the past couple of days. From development insights to personal insights, to little bits of trivia, if you're interested in Aya Brea's return and the people...
  10. moogling

    Kitase: Final Fantasy XIII-2 depends on Western sales

    Of the interesting notes in this interview at schrijversblok.nl, perhaps the most eye-catching is that when Final Fantasy XIII designer Yoshinori Kitase experesses his interest in a Final Fantasy XIII-2. At the interviewer’s first mention of it, there was some initial laughter and the line “That...
  11. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Kitase hints at more games in the Fabula Nova Crystallis series [3/11]

    Yoshinori Kitase has hinted there could be more on the way from Square Enix as far as the Fabula Nova Crystallis saga goes. Speaking with Game Informer, he hinted the series – which currently consists of Final Fantasy XIII for PS3 and 360, Final Fantasy Versus XIII for PS3 and Final...
  12. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy XIII Producer Had A Hard Time Hunting Mission Monsters [3/2]

    When you reach the open ended part of Final Fantasy XIII you can take on monster hunting missions. Daisuke Inoue, Final Fantasy XIII Battle Planner, designed these side quests with four rules. 1.) They should never force the player characters to equip any specific accessories. 2.) They should...
  13. Gingerbread Lesbian

    ‘Realism’ why gamers want Final Fantasy VII remake, says Kitase

    Yoshinori Kitase, producer of Final Fantasy XIII and director of 1997’s Final Fantasy VII, has said that ‘realism’ is the reason why gamers so direly want a Final Fantasy VII remake. He explains that it was the first Final Fantasy to have “more life-like” characters. “I think there’s such a...
  14. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Kitase: Final Fantasy VII remake would take “three or four times” longer than FFXIII

    They’ve been talking about Final Fantasy VII recently, haven’t they? Adding more fuel to the fire, Final Fantasy XIII producor Yoshinori Kitase has told TechDigest magazine that if Square Enix were to create a Final Fantasy VII remake, that it would take “three or four times longer” to make than...
  15. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Motion controls are “too exhausting” for Final Fantasy, says Kitase

    Natal or Arc for Final Fantasy XV? Don’t bet on it, according to FFXIII producer Yoshinori Kitase. He reckons it’d be “too exhausting” to use them for future FF titles. “These new type of controllers are very interesting, but we’re not sure that people would like to spend up to 100 hours...
  16. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy XIII: Your Questions Answered [2/12]

    As promised, the guys over at PlayStation.Blog US have had their own chance to talk Final Fantasy XIII with the game’s Producer, Yoshinori Kitase, and Director, Motomu Toriyama. I know that those of you eager to get your hands on the game (as I am!) will relish this opportunity for more insight...
  17. moogling

    Kitase “Interested” In Stereoscopic 3D Final Fantasy XIII

    Someday the PlayStation 3 is going to support 3D TVs through a firmware update. A handful of games are being updated too like Super Stardust and Wipeout HD. What about Final Fantasy XIII? “We don’t know how possible it is to build the game in 3D but we are interested in it,” Yoshinori Kitase...
  18. moogling

    Kitase and Toriyama feel FFXIII will resurrect Japanese game industry

    During a chat with with the EU PS Blog, FFXIII’s Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Toriyama revealed that the game may help “resurrect” the Japanese game industry. “Some people have been saying that the Japanese game industry is dead, and all that… I dunno,” was the reply. “I will say that...
  19. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Kitase and Toriyama confused by Wada FF comments

    Final Fantasy XIII developers Yoshinori Kitase and Motomu Toriyama have told the EU PS Blog they were both confused at Square president Yoichi Wada’s recent comments on the future of the RPG series. Last month, Wada said the release of FFXIII could see the death of “this type of game”, but...
  20. moogling

    Footage from FFXIII Launch in Tokyo

    Coverage of Final Fantasy 13 launch in Japan. Several hundred people lined up in the cold in Tokyo's Shibuya district to buy the game when sales began at 7am. Source: gamertagradio
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