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  1. Linnaete

    [29/11] Hajime Tabata Wants to Make a 3rd Birthday Sequel; Framework for Type-0 Sequel Set

    Hajime Tabata just finished work on his latest project, Final Fantasy Type-0. So what's he working on now? In a Famitsu interview this week, Tabata reveals that he's working on nothing at the moment. However, he does have some ideas on what he wants to do. Tabata says that he's been...
  2. Linnaete

    [12/10] Type-0: 40 Hour Gameplay and Yet Another New Main Character Coming

    Square Enix has thus far said that Final Fantasy Type-0 has twelve main characters in addition to Machina and Rem (who are also main characters, but have special standing so they're counted separately). It turns out that rather than twelve, the number is actually thirteen. Director Hajime...
  3. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [26/07] Final Fantasy Type-0's Crystarium and Magic Systems Detailed

    It looks like those reports from last week about Final Fantasy Type-0 having its very own "Crystarium" system were accurate. Dengeki has details this week, and Sokuho@Hokanko has, as always, provided a detailed summary. In Final Fantasy XIII, the Crystarium was a graphical growth system for...
  4. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [26/07] Hajime Tabata and Yusuke Naora Discuss Final Fantasy Type-0

    This week's Dengeki PlayStation has a huge feature on Final Fantasy Type-0. Joining first details on the game's magic and Crystarium system, which we summed up here, the magazine also has an interview with director Hajime Tabata and art director Yusuke Naora. Here are some of the major points...
  5. Linnaete

    [20/07] Over Seven Minutes of Final Fantasy Type-0

    Famitsu managed to get its hands on an exclusive video showing Final Fantasy Type-0's "Natsubi" demo being played and commented on by director Hajime Tabata. Source: Andriasang
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    [05/07] Final Fantasy Type-0 Delayed in Japan, Possibly Coming Overseas

    Sokuho@Hokanko has provided a full summary of Famitsu's latest Final Fantasy Type-0 interview and feature. The magazine spoke with Tetsuya Nomura and director Hajime Tabata this week. The big news is that the game probably won't be making its original summer release time period. Famitsu...
  7. Linnaete

    [21/05] Final Fantasy Type-0 Gameplay Footage And Analysis

    Square Enix held the Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy Battle Tournament + event earlier today. But the big attraction may have actually been an upcoming Final Fantasy game, Final Fantasy Type-0. Midway through the event, attendees were treated to a demo play session. The event was...
  8. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [17/03] The 3rd Birthday Interview Dives Into The Game With Director Hajime Tabata

    After finishing Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Hajime Tabata went on to reimagine Aya Brea, the lead character in the Parasite Eve series. Since ten years have lapsed since the last game in the series Tabata and the team decided to focus on Aya’s return. The Parasite Eve series has many fans...
  9. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [16/03] Final Fantasy Type-0 Tidbits On Ace, Queen, And Oriens

    Jump has a little feature on Final Fantasy Type-0, which is the next project from The 3rd Birthday director Hajime Tabata. This update discusses Ace and Queen, two of the game’s many characters. By using the analog stick and pressing buttons, you can make Ace attack with different kinds of...
  10. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [14/03] The 3rd Birthday Director Would Make T3B A Console Game, If He Had More Time

    The 3rd Birthday much like Final Fantasy Type-0 was first announced for mobile phones. Development switched to PSP and director Hajime Tabata told us he was focused on making the graphics on par with a console game. But, what if Tabata and his team had more development time? "If we had been...
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    [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...
  12. 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...
  13. Gingerbread Lesbian

    FF Producer Hints at Before Crisis FFVII for 3DS [9/29]

    I would put this in the Twitter Feed thread, but it could be slightly more significant to some people. Square Enix is known to lay down pretty big bombshells on Twitter nowadays, and today is no different. After this morning’s Nintendo 3DS Conference, [a Japanese event where Nintendo formally...
  14. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Square “making adjustments” to make Parasite Eve PSN releases happen [9/27]

    Yeah. This is probably happening. Square Enix’s Hajime Tabata has said the publisher is in the midst of “making adjustments” to make the PSN releases of Parasite Eve 1 and Parasite Eve 2 happen. But while Tabata, director on Parasite Eve spin-off The 3rd Birthday, neared on the edge of...
  15. 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...
  16. Gingerbread Lesbian

    60 Seconds With The 3rd Birthday [6/17]

    After Hajime Tabata talked about The 3rd Birthday, I [Siliconera] came up to see how the game looks on a PSP screen and Tabata handed it to me. This isn’t a full hands-on because I only spent about a minute with the game, but I actually got to play a tiny bit of The 3rd Birthday. The level...
  17. Gingerbread Lesbian

    The 3rd Birthday Staff Interviewed [6/16]

    We've been waiting almost two years for official gameplay footage of The 3rd Birthday. That footage arrived today during Sony's E3 press conference. But Square Enix went beyond just a trailer. It also opened up the game's development staff to interviews. Here's a bit of what director...
  18. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy XIV Dengeki Alpha/Beta Interview [5/29]

    Here's the first interview in the June 11th issue of Dengeki PlayStation. The second one will be up when the translation is finished. Enjoy! Special Developer Interview Part 1: Hiromichi Tanaka and Nobuaki Komoto Servers slowly stabilizing Dengeki PlayStation (DP): What’s the current...
  19. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy Agito XIII and 3rd Birthday Director Provides Status Updates [4/19]

    Hajime Tabata is director of Final Fantasy Agito XIII and The 3rd Birthday. With two highly anticipated PSP titles under his watch, he's got to be one busy man. In fact, according to Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto at the Square Enix Members Twitter, he's "the most busy director right...
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