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Final Fantasy XIII "New Vision" Countdown Reveals New Trailer

'sigh' Well, at the very least, it's the best look yet at Final Fantasy XIII's gameplay. We're not about to call it a "new vision" that rocks the world, or whatever, but it's still fun to watch.

The mysterious countdown has ended and as most of you already learned before the "momentous" unveiling, it was for a brand new FFXIII trailer. The good news is that despite not having any big announcements to go along with it, the video is both lengthy and even somewhat informative in terms of gameplay details. First of all, yes, the game does look that good - the real-time combat sequences are gorgeous - and the intricate character modeling is just insane. That's about what we expect from FF, though, right? As for the gameplay, it's a little difficult to distinguish how the battles will progress, but clearly, they're fast-paced with plenty of sweet action possibilities. For the first time, too, we get a distinct feeling of variety and diversity between the characters, although again, we're not entirely sure how everything comes together. Are we able to pause at any time? Do we issue commands on the fly, and can we change them in the midst of execution? How about magic? ...or is some of what we see in this trailer considered "magic?" Yes, we still have lots of questions, but at least now we have some solid gameplay to examine.

If you haven't already seen it, go ahead and visit the Final Fantasy XIII website. It's a damn good piece of eye candy, but unlike the previous lengthy trailer (which was all CGI), this one gives you more of a sense that, yeah, this is a real game. We're gonna do stuff, and not just watch and drool. ...as if we've ever done that in a FF, where they're typically 40-50 hours in total with maybe 4 hours of actual cut-scene or cinema.

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy XIII

1/28/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (93 posts)

Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:56:51 AM
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WOW this game looks phenominal, i recomend you all to watch the trailer....... i dont see how graphics liek that are possible on the 360, there the best ive ever seen, there up to the quality of Advent Children and the quality i was expecting this gen. The gameplay looks more engaging than 12. i really want to play this game!

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aaronisbla
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:36:29 AM

sounds like someone is buying into some kind of hype. the 360 version hasnt even started yet so thats all ps3 footage

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Orvisman
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:24:04 PM

I think you misunderstand him. He's stating that he does not know how those graphics will even be possible on the 360 once they convert the game.

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:13:02 PM

How do you figure that? They are more evenly matched then you guys would imagine..

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:16:22 PM

Josh were do you get these wonderfully fanciful ideas bud?

Even the most hardcore fanboy has to eventually sit down and read the hardware specs do the deductive reasoning and statistical math and admit to himself and the rest of the world that the 360 is the lesser of the two machines from a hardware aspect and admit that the upscaling of standard definition graphics is just a crutch to make things appear better than they really are.

Granted the upscaling is done well but the true heart of it is that it is still upscaling and not native

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:32:22 PM

Spoken like a true fanboy. Like how its limp RSX forces it to use dual sources for its graphics. As if a slower spinning bluray disk has less trouble with framerates. Right.

Go pick up any multiplatform game and tell me how much better the PS3 version is.

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ps92117
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:55:53 PM

yeah its time to remove joshua, joshua blu ray spins slower than dvd, again more info per cycle, 10+10=20 5+5+5=15 framerate drop is because developer was unable to adjust software correctly. blu ray is not inferior to dvd in any way at all get that through your head. 360 was not better in graphics with hd dvd and it is certainly not better with dvd.

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:05:43 PM

So PS3 is better then the PC games to? You know..since they are on bluray?

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ps92117
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:33:10 PM

well lets see if its on a 10gig dvd, no extra download and it has graphics equivalent to mgs4 then it is realy short game. now if you have a realy powerful graphics card, it has a 2 hour install, plus multiple disc then yeah its better, however 360 is not a $5000 pc so yeah joshua admit it blu ray better than dvd in every way, and yeah you should be remove

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Deleted User
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 8:23:17 AM

Im not going to admit anything thats subjective.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:00:00 AM
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You people cant seriously moan at the sheer quality of that.

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GoldenShadow
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:04:07 AM
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Nice, even if it isn't as groundbreaking as it was hyped to be, it caused me to be even more exited about this game.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:06:06 AM

Well, I'd have to see more, of course, but based on what I see here...it very well COULD be groundbreaking.

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Strifewind
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:30:16 AM

I think he meant the trailer wasn't "groundbreaking", Ben. I think most of us will agree that the game will be amazing.

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GoldenShadow
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 5:33:26 PM

Yeah I meant that the trailer wasn't as groundbreaking as it was hyped to be. The game has yet to be judged, but I have a VERY good feeling about it.

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Frenchy17
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:06:16 AM
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WOW!

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rickytocky
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:13:04 AM
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I can't. I mean what trailer to final fantasy hasn't looked great. Every trailer looks great. But all those different movements probably begin to quickly repeat. I admit I am harsh on final fantasy and I admit I have played them all (j6/3U being my favorite). Honestly as long as this game has been in production this was supposed to completely blow me away. Graphics alone don't do it. storyline and gameplay do.

The whole xbox thing obviously is slowing it down for us in America and we know they had to tone the game down further to make it multiplatform.. The real kicker in the trailer is what it says at the end.. In Production.. Wow. Worst ending to a trailer ever. They wouldn't even say coming soon.. I came from NES and SNES final fantasies so pretty lights won't make me ignore all the nonsense that is coming along with this new era of square.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:23:44 AM
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Well i think your are being a tad bit harsh i mean did the movemnt s of the other ff games bother you?

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rickytocky
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:32:26 AM

not at all. im just saying there is literally nothing shown here thats making me think this is worth the wait. Nothing that makes me think hey its okay we will get it severely delayed just for the production of the xbox version when they originally stated it would be a same time worldwide release. They go back on everything they have said about this game basically. I Won't lie and say i don't play it even if the main female always looks like a cross between every heroine in final fantasy since tifa in 7 just with blond hair. But I will not buy this in the store for sure. Ebay or off someone who beats it quick or something.

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Kevadu
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:27:02 PM

"Nothing that makes me think hey its okay we will get it severely delayed just for the production of the xbox version when they originally stated it would be a same time worldwide release."

They never stated any such thing. Stop making stuff up.

Soon after the original announcement of FFXIII they did make comments to the effect of trying to reduce the time between the Japanese and worldwide releases (reduce, not eliminate), however they stopped saying that well before the 360 version was announced.

As I have stated before, Square (and now S-E) has *always* taken 4-8 months to get FF games from Japan to the US. These are the facts. Look up the release dates yourself if you don't believe me. The most recent title, FFXII, took over 7 months. The shortest delay (4 months) was with FFIX, which was a fairly simplistic game. Given the size and scope of FFXIII, do you really think it's going to be a quick localization.

Current (admittedly rough) estimates for the release dates are entirely in line with that sort of timeframe. So what basis is there for claiming that the game has been 'severely delayed just for the production of the xbox version'?

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Strifewind
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:30:51 AM
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I can't wait for a trailer in English. I hate reading subtitles and missing the stuff that's happening on the screen.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:37:54 AM
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well thats up to you i know i'll be getting this first way i can, if the Japanesse version has subs and menu translations, i'd import it but i doubt that so i'll have to wait.

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JaXXX
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:40:34 AM
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What the heck!!! i agve over to that site and it says that there is 64 more days till the enxt unveiling, where is the trailer?!!?!? (i've registered already)

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:43:35 AM
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Ha!

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:59:22 AM
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I've been hearing people having troubles connecting to the sites

http://www.joystiq.com/2009/01/28/final-fantasy-xiii-countdown-ends-new-trailer-released/

Thats for you people :)

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InfiniteRetro
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:01:49 PM
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i really REALLY hope the 360 looks crappy compared to this version. this version simply has to be the suprior product of the two.

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:14:09 PM

Umm..you mean like all the multiplats?

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DIsmael85
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:02:20 PM
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It's great to see some PS3 footage finally. I just don't think the Xbox 360 port will hold up as nicely. That looks absolutely stunning, and it's still a shame that they made this multiplat. How many discs I wonder?

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InfiniteRetro
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:04:15 PM
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minimum 2 i reckon.

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DIsmael85
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:38:19 PM

I doubt any where near 2 discs, it's going to be a whole lot more than that. I mean Lost Odyssey was pretty nice looking and look how many discs that was on. *shakes head* The Xbox 360 is always the ugly blight in the gaming world. I mean hell Last Remnant looked good, but had framerate issues up the a**. I doubt this game will play well on the 360. I mean look how it looked, that was damn good.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:05:05 PM
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Well its been a while since we've seen a FF game on multiple discs, but the quality of that looks on par (possibly even greater than) MGS4. I cant see how it can be on the 360 like that.

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InfiniteRetro
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:08:41 PM
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this year the games on the ps3 will prove how archaic the xbox will become. and ff13 despite its multiplatform status should be one of those to prove it.

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BlinkBoy
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:20:05 PM
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Awesome! Where can i pre order?

It is a lot of action in it and have to think fast.

If the story sticks and is driving me on further in to the epic on a full 1920x1080p res. It will be 1080p right? they can't allow them self for any lower.

Final Fantasy is known for pushing the graphically side of gaming. They have time to further polish on this game so I don't think that is final product.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 12:27:19 PM
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Is there any way I can be put into a medically induced coma until this game releases?

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Shatterday
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:05:25 PM

Yes. Absolutely. We can do that.
*Calls Dr. Kevorkian*

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Fatcat3788
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:32:40 PM

Pulling an Eric Cartman, World? You better be careful with trying to freeze yourself ;)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 12:52:52 AM

Caaaaats Iiiiin Spaaaace!!!!


lol, someone thumbs upped the Kevorkian comment, someone out there dislikes me?

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BTNwarrior
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:23:36 PM
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You guys do know that the majority of that was a CGI cutscene right?
because when it switched to actual gameplay every thing had jaggie lines. still looks like alot of fun though.

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Zaben
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:34:19 PM
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I sure wish my computer was good enough to watch the trailer in HD but I had to YouTube it to be able to watch it smoothly.

Pretty awesome trailer, gameplay looks fantastic. I hope we get to see some FFvXIII trailers with gameplay soon enough.

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crapreviews
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:36:28 PM
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Would love to have seen more fighting involving magic and also where are the Summons/Espirs or whatever they wanna call them this time around.

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Robochic
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:36:58 PM
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WOW, looks amazing. I'm not a FF player i do like watching my husband play the games, he'll be happy to see after work the trailer. I can see this being a problem importing to the 360 though due to graphics and i know i wouldnt' want a cramp load of discs for one game. would they charge more for the 360 version due to so many discs it may indure? or will they just make it equal to the PS3 version for price.

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smileys_007
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 1:59:42 PM
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This game rocks!! those people who said that they're gonna boycott this game will probably change their mind once they see the new trailer.. they're gonna eat their own words.. hehe!.. ^_^

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Kevadu
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:12:54 PM
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Wow, a trailer. Who knew? Oh wait, I did. That's exactly what I said it would be in response to the last article...

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:21:01 PM
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To everyone hoping for a gimped 360 version:

I can all but guarantee that SE is going to do everything in their power to make the games identical in every way. They are trying to appeal to a larger audience and to do anything short of near identical will have the community in an uproar and that will piss all over Microsoft's party and hence cause drastic financial repercussions for SE in the future. They know it deep down we all know it. So that being said I believe that they will compress run native 420p and rely heavily on hardware upscaling for the 360 version and then put in some exclusive DLC to soften the fact that it is not natively in true HD. Anyone worth their salt will know that the superior system for running a game of this endeavor is the PS3 but visually they will be very very similar and no one is really going to care that the 360 version is a bumped up SD version of the game since the upscaling of the hardware is actually very good and I don't think that anyone who has played a 360 can argue that.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:22:16 PM
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Well f**king congratulations smart-ass....

Well ovbiously alot of it was cgi clips, some were in game cutscenes.

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:17:36 PM

Who exactly is this directed to?

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Mystearica
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:28:04 PM
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Looks cool - hope has come back to me for that game <...<

Now plz no more back news... apparently 3 characters in battle and more than just the blondie, thunder and the African American dude... though they could be temporary.

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Orvisman
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:30:35 PM
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You know the saying, be careful what you wish for.

Well, M$ft better be careful because I agree that the 360 version will probably pale in comparison to the PS3 version. After all, it was developed exlusively for the PS3 late into its development cycle.

M$ft dodged a bullet when Kojima and Konami stated MGS4 could not be done on the 360 so there would not be a port.

Alas, S-E doesn't have Konami's integrity seeing as how it is willing to whore itself out for M$ft green.

Well, now we'll see if the 360 can pull off a decent port; but I doubt it.

This might be the first game with a really inferior 360 port.

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NightHawk17
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 2:43:43 PM

you mean Kojima's integrity

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:19:00 PM

Yeah seconded on that NightHawk

Kojima is the man responsible for the integrity level there.

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Scarecrow
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:03:52 PM
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The new characters suck :*(

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Prevent
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:24:52 PM
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its so beautiful....*Cries of joy*

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:25:16 PM
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Just for a minute let's think about something.

What if, and this is a hypothetical so don't go postal Josh ;) but what if S-E finishes up with the PS3 version for us outside of Japan and turns their shifty gaze to the 360 version. Now, they truck along for a while with it and start running into issues of data compression and not having the architecture to deal with the calculations and physics and similar lighting and all the things the cell does. They try work arounds and the like and come to a point where they say it isn't possible to make the game identical on the 360 and have to gimp it or even decide to pull the entire project in order to not gimp it. What happens then?

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:26:14 PM
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WOW JUST WOW..

I love how you guys say ALL month F*** SE, They are traitors!, im not getting this!, then this comes out you all dog the 360. Honestly double standard much? And you guys call ME that fanboy..

I will bet you all it will look exactly the same on both versions. Why do I say that? Because thats how every single multiplatform game has looked since and it isn't going to stop now.

I have never played a FF game. But recently (and because listening to you guys talk about how good RPGs are) I bought kingdom hearts. I always loved shooters but this shocked the hell out of me. Its made by SE and I honestly thought it was one of the best games I ever played. The depth and everything was great and I honestly told alot of friends on live about it and they to are starting to get RPGs. SE has given us a taste of what you guys have enjoyed for years and all you guys can say is "I hope the 360 version is S***. Real cool guys..Im sure dumping on new fans like me is really in their interest. Im willing to give this title a shot when it comes out and I know for a fact that many others are.

Just keep underestimating the competition. Sony and its fans have done a good job of that recently.

And no this is not for everyone. As im sure their are those more open minded.

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ps92117
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:02:25 PM

I still think SE sucks and no longer care bout ff13, don't need to go through the list of reason why ff should not be on 360 cause you will simply ignore it plus some here will probably disagree.

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Fatcat3788
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:17:35 PM

Hostile much? Joshua seriously... If you are on this site do you really NOT expect to see people pissed at SE and hoping to see that the PS3 version is superior to the Xbox? My guess is you knew damn well the posts were going to be very biased and you came to comment because of that reason. My suggestion is read the comments disagree with them and then move on...

I, for one, am very excited for FFXIII and could care less it's on the Xbox. All I have to say is if they do make a great RPG and it sells well, (period) then they better keep up with the quality because I feel that SE has been lacking in that department since the start of the new gen.

I'd also like to add that they BETTER keep making games multiplat after Star Ocean and Versus or I will be very angry. It's one thing to say they don't favor a console and quite another to truly not favor a console. Mostly because in the end SE used to be my favorite developer. If I can't play all of their games (THE GOOD ONES AT LEAST!) then it is very upsetting. I feel that any rpg fan will feel that way as well...

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:21:51 PM

You're not getting the distinction, Josh.

FFXIII was initially developed from the ground up for the PlayStation 3; the White Engine was specifically designed for Sony's machine. Furthermore, they've admitted to struggling a little bit in order to adapt this game to the Xbox 360, which is why many are assuming the PS3 version will indeed be superior. There IS a basis to that.

You may recall the games designed exclusively on the 360 and then ported to the PS3...? Didn't turn out well, did they?

Furthermore, there really isn't a need to attack anyone in this thread. Some people may not fully understand the other side of the argument, and they don't give the 360 enough respect, but you're only showing that you don't know much about Square-Enix, the FF series, or how FFXIII development has progressed.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:45:14 PM

very few people said they weren't getting it now, you are confusing "some" with "all" again, thats teenager talk, you're like 20 now.

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 7:22:54 PM

Can we just wait till they are both released to see the difference.

If it is indeed better for the PS3 version I wont be angry..Honestly you guys deserve better treatment then whats been given.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:30:48 PM
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seriously if you think Kingdom Hearts is good try thr FF series. my favourites are 7-9 on the ps1 i like 10 and FF2 alot aswell.

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:33:03 PM

Im thinking about it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:49:13 PM

If u are squeemish about super old graphics Josh I say go with FFX on PS2 to grab ahold of what the series is about, otherwise start with VII. In this RPG since NES gamer's opinion FF is far better than Kingdom Hearts in the story department.

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Tatsujin
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 3:59:02 PM
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Joshua, stop. You keep saying "Just like the rest of the multiplats" but you keep leaving out the real facts.
FACT most multiplats where produced on the 360 first (It is however starting to change now)
FACT GTA IV was first produced on the PS3 and it shows when you put a side by side comparrission, the only reason that the PS3 version dosn't look that much better is because Houser wanted them to be identicle... if it wasnt for that, then we all know that the PS3 would have easily beasted the 360.
FACT FFXIII was produced on the PS3 first and it was in production for a long time well before the 360 version was announced, therefore these graphics are and will only be on the PS3 version, I know for a fact the 360 version will look a lot weaker.
Josh, seriously next time you want to back up your system bring in some facts as well, not just some "What about other multiplats?"

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:02:48 PM

You really think GTA looks much better on the PS3? No it doesn't and if your in motion it looks worse.

Another thing I find funny is how you "know" the 360 version will be weaker. You hear that guys. He can see the future.

I like how you talk "facts" but bring nothing.


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Tatsujin
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:00:39 PM

Josh untill you put them side by side and see for yourself then you have no room to talk. Also, Ben has already explained why most of us believe the PS3 version will be far more superior than the Xbox version. If you don't like it, that's fine... but don't start talking sh** without any facts to hold your ass, k?

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Deleted User
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 7:23:55 PM

Ummm my friend has a PS3. I have played it b4 on hers and own it for the 360.

Your not talking to a noob. Try again.

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LightShow
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 9:32:15 PM

josh, many recall the quality of multiplat games in the early days of the PS3. they were made for 360 and ported to the PS3 rather shoddily.

now take that and reverse it. That's what FFXIII will be like for the 360.

oh, and yes i know there's probably something in some press release that says the versions will be identical, but get real. I dont trust Enix farther than I can throw them, and neither should you.

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Tatsujin
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:55:14 PM

Haha, If that were true Josh then you wouldn't be saying what your saying. Just youtube the videos for all I care... I mean it's very little difference but it's still there.

May I remind you.. the PS3 version was praised by a lot of the Rockstar Developers (The ones that made GTA IV if I may add) over the 360 version. But of course, theyre ONLY the people that make the game, what the hell do they know right?

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Deleted User
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 8:25:32 AM

The company praised a game they made? No way!

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chicko1983
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:09:19 PM
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oh man, this boycott is going to be tough...

For some reason this reminds me alot of start of FFVII. The city is like a next gen version of Midgar and the sound of the train brings back a lot of memories as well.

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tlpn99
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:18:45 PM
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Never played a FF game in my life, doubt I will get this one as I think I would be lost with the story. Unless someone tells me the story and then I can go yay and pick up the game.
Looks good though.

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Phoelix
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:28:04 PM
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So Lightning has the fire, fira, blizzard, and blizzara in the trailer. The characters present were Snow, Sazh (same guy, right?), Lightning, and Vanilla.

The words "stock" and "command" are right above the menu of commands, and I have no idea what that would point to.

That's all I could read from the trailer. It seems that Square-Enix thought enough not to include any other info, even in Japanese, on it.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:37:10 PM
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tlpn99, You do realise each Final Fantasy games story is pretty much unreleated (yes theres that minor not on 7 and 10-2 but i still find that silly.), so you'd pick up the story just like starting a new game.

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tlpn99
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 4:13:40 PM

Oh I thought they continued from one another. I might have to give this a look see then. It looks too good to pass up

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daus26
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:42:55 PM
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The reason why multiplat may look similar in terms of graphic especially between PS3 n 360 is because the developers made it so, not because its the system's best performance. Thats why I didnt like FFXIII going multiplat.

One of the big reasons I think this is such game like Gran Turismo 5. It's an exclusive gane n look how gorgeous it is. 1080p/60fps with up to 16 cars per track. Its practically playing CGI graphics in real time. If this game went multi-plat, I doubt it'll look even close to it. Really, I dont mean to bash but I dont think the 360 can implent such graphics in a racing game like GT5. They try to compete with Forza 2 n its not even close. Then they'll probably try it again with Forza 3.

Pls know that I only believe things when I see it, and so far I dont see many, if any, say 360 exclusives cant be done on the ps3. I did vice versa

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 4:52:29 PM
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This just in: 360 version canceled due to "technical difficulties."

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Phoelix
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 5:39:18 PM

You know that's not true.

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rell
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:01:41 PM
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Yeah I hope for the best for this game.

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isaya85
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:13:26 PM
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When can we start reserving?


PSN ID Biggest_GMoney

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Fabi
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:24:11 PM
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@BTNWarrio - My thoughts exactly. Of course it's on the level of Advent Children, most of it was CG. The CG in Crisis Core looked the same.

I really wasn't that blown away by the graphics like everyone else has been. Like always the CG was flawless, but once the real-time kicked in, it just looked good. Not Killzone, Gears or MGS4 good.

Maybe cause it's a different sytle, I don't know...

Anyway, one thing I don't like about the trailer are the NPCs...they look so stiff and stand out like sore thumb. It reminded me a lot of the NPCs in FF10. The main characters looked awesome, but the regular town folk always looked, and moved horribly.

What's up with that? I really didn't expect to see that in FF13. I thought it happened on the PS2 because of the system's limitations.

It's just weird to look at, the main freaks are all detailed, and everyone else looks generic as hell.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:51:48 PM

I dunno bout any clunky npcs but RPG graphics are always a little below the best the system can deliver because there is a ton of stuff on screen and behind the scenes to compute, we won't see a in-game RPG character look like GoWIII Kratos for awhile, for an RPG this is phenomenal.

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Jackyl
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 6:55:24 PM
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They need to bring this trailer out in full 1080 for the PSN. Tried hooking up laptop to my HDTV but it still looked like a youtube video.

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ec0li
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 7:49:51 PM
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What's all the hype about in terms of graphics. It was almost all CG(cg was smokin though) from what I saw except for near the ending of the trailer when there was actual gameplay footage. The gameplay graphics part didn't seem so extraordinary from what I saw.

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ceedot
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 9:34:25 PM
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I don't know. The trailer didn't do it for Me. Didn't make sence at all.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:39:56 PM

bad translations

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godsman
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:03:34 PM
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Dont underestimate the Xbox 360 power. Due to the simplicity of the architecture in Xbox, I say Xbox can retain 85% of the visual of the PS3. Too small a margin to create a hype over the PS3 power. If anything, it'll have the reverse effect. People will finally admit that Xbox is inferior to PS3, but no one would care to go for the extra luxury.

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Tatsujin
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 10:52:26 PM

This one made me laugh. "Simplicity of hte Architecture" People need to learn that things change over time. Developing games is not always going to stay simple, and the PS3 is the first machine to take the step further. I mean, we, the consumers, benefit from this. New Architecture, new form of technology, new everything is our benefit. We get the candy on the other side of the stick... to where as old and outdated technology and architecure... sure it's simple for developers to work with because they know more about it... but whos getting the good side of the stick? Exactly... We ARE going to have to move on one way or another, and starting with the Ps3 is NOT an exception.

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Kangasfwa
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 11:28:31 PM
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Am I the only one who thinks this "new vision" is a bad pun for a trailer?

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fundando
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 1:33:39 AM

I thought that too. Trailer was entertaining I'm not getting hyped up yet.

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TheRaPtuRe
Thursday, January 29, 2009 @ 3:56:57 AM
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Any 1 else think that the enemies look like the HELGHAST but with yellow instead of red?

Ben, how far in production is the ps3 version?
Are they still working on it to make it look even btter?

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ceedot
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 2:27:59 AM

How could he possibly know?

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Minishmaru
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 6:12:37 PM
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well i'm glad we were all HYPED up about the countdown...::SARCASM OVERLOAD::

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Minishmaru
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 6:12:41 PM
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well i'm glad we were all HYPED up about the countdown...::SARCASM OVERLOAD::

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