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Square-Enix Turns Crystal Defenders Into Downloadable Title?

First of all, there's no way on earth that this can be the "new vision" Square-Enix is hyping at their little countdown page. That would be uber-lame. It would so lame, we'd have to crown Square-Enix as the official Lord of Lameness. But it can't be related to this, as this isn't really related to Final Fantasy XIII, so...

According to European gaming site PS3Life.nl, Square-Enix has announced a new game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Well, to be more specific, a new title for the PSN and Live Marketplace: it's Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders, which is already available on the iPod Touch and iPhone. This news of a port to the online stores for next-gen home consoles comes courtesy of Famitsu, and if you want to check out a video of the game, feel free. Obviously, as the site says, we'll be looking for a graphical upgrade of some kind, but even then, is this really the type of game that will turn heads? Sure, it'll only be a downloadable title, but if you hadn't noticed, there have been quite a few great ones over the past couple of years. Square-Enix tends to excel in the big-budget, blockbuster realm, but lately, some lighter productions (on the Nintendo DS, for example), have done exceedingly well. So perhaps this is a nod to S-E becoming a little more next-gen-savvy; perhaps they know how to make money in more ways than one.

Yes, well, they do. They've known how for a while; we just never really noticed, as we were so heavily focused on the stuff they delivered to the PlayStation brand. But considering that "stuff" is basically non-existent (in comparison) this generation, we're noticing now. And who's going to get Crystal Defenders when it pops up? Show of hands.

1/22/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (9 posts)

Arvis
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 10:46:42 AM
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I'd have to read some reviews before I get this game... which I'm not going to bother doing right now.

-Arvis

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coverton341
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 11:14:45 AM
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Please kill me if I DL this game or if you see me on Live or PSN playing this game.

PSN and Live: Groovy341

Like seriously come to my house and stick a scalpel in my eye socket.

Sorry to anyone who likes this game but from the trailer I would have to say that this is horrible

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crapreviews
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 11:34:45 AM
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LOL LOL LOL LOL..... are you kidding me.... and watch them charge $20 for this.

If someone really buys this you must just wanna give away money, and i'll be more than happy to have you send some this way.

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Vivi_Gamer
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 11:36:21 AM
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i like FF but come on!!!

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Dustinwp
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 12:52:39 PM
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I really hope this is a lame prank!

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fundando
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 5:50:51 PM
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I have this on my phoneand it is fun to play it while I'm at work. I see no reason for getting this on ps3. Sillyness.

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LCF
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 7:46:26 PM
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Damn S-E,you sure are milking the FF name aren't ya?.

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mastiffchild
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 8:08:20 PM
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SE are really taking the p1ss here. Pnone ports? PHONE GAME PORTS!!!

Waiting fr FF13 whn its done just so the three 360 owners that give two sh1ts don't feel put out-and we have to wait for ToV to stink up our PS3 goodness. Do. Not. WANT

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AnonymousPoster
Friday, January 23, 2009 @ 2:08:02 PM
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So... it's just a tower defense game with FF sprites?

No thanks.

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