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Final Fantasy XIII Collector's Edition Details Leaked?

Let's face it: with so many attractive Collector's Editions on the way, gamers have to be selective. Which blockbuster title will get special treatment on your end? Which one deserves the extra cash?

Well, if it's Final Fantasy XIII, pay attention. We've known for a while that Square-Enix would provide North American and European gamers with a special Collector's Edition for this highly anticipated epic RPG, but thus far, we've remained in the dark concerning actual details. However, as a reader pointed out to us, a European branch of GameStop may have already spilled the beans. It's in Italian but if the translation is correct, this special edition of FFXIII will feature a soundtrack (standard fare these days), art book, some sort of character design or illustration, and what appear to be a couple graphic novels, one of which might be a prequel to the storyline in the game. The price sits at €79.98, which means we'll probably see it for $70, the currently expected price for special editions of current titles. Well, that's normal unless you're planning on going nuts, like Activision did with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 or what SCEA plans to do with that Pandora's Box for God of War III.

For some gamers, there are certain franchises that always demand their undivided attention. For many, Final Fantasy has been the franchise for many, many years.  Are you one of the loyal followers...?

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy XIII

1/19/2010 9:09:17 PM John Shepard

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Comments (99 posts)

hellish_devil
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 9:41:22 PM
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I don't think I'll even buy the game, until it reaches 25-30$

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NoSmokingBandit
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:08:40 PM

I'm probably not going to get it until it drops in price. Im not too jazzed about them cutting out half the game, so im not going to pay full price for it.

Between Heavy Rain and GoW3 i'll be pretty busy for a while anyway.

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eLLeJuss
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:53:30 PM

FF deserves my 70 bucks

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godsman
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:58:44 PM

@eLLejuss

How many kicks in the groin can you take from Square Enix before you stop paying that $70?

Two for me:
Multiplatform and cutout contents.

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 5:45:59 AM

@godsman, I totally agree.
Theres so many great games out there for the Ps3 we can deal with not playing one final fantasy game it's going to be hard but if we don't stand up for ourselves who will.Our voices need to be heard and boycotting the buy of this game as passionate Playstation owners is the way to do it.Dont get me wrong I too have a love for Final Fantasy games and the rpg's are my favorite genre but dammit you have to draw the line somewhere sometime. In order to teach these bozos not to mess with our games and exclusives and cut half of it,because of a competiter paid them off.I hope and pray that most of you will be with me on this,and believe me if enough of us do these they will get the point.

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Lotusflow3r
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 8:36:30 AM

Im not getting it all.

White Knight Chronicles people!

Then i got The last rebellion and in may, 3d Dot Game Heroes from the Demons Souls team...could they achieve two GOTY nods in a row?

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laxpro2001
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 9:53:24 AM

Give me a break... yea multi-platform sucks. I agree 100% with that statement.

But for those of you complaining about the content cut, you wouldn't have even known about it unless the guy said so. Furthermore you don't know why it was cut... maybe they planed to do something else with it later. Had they not announced it you would be none the wiser.

Honestly stop complaining and saying you are going to wait when you already have been waiting 3+ years for this because you are only hurting yourselves. Though I wouldn't get the collectors only because I never found them to be fulfilling and 70 is a lot.

Sadly I have to wait since I'll be abroad in NZ until June/July but o well, Beach Season comes early this year.

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:12:51 AM

Alright I only have one thing to say to boycotting this game, and that is: The idea is just plain ignorant and not well thought out.

Reasons: If we boycott the game SE loses money yes but we lose a game and potentially more games in the future. Case in point: SE sees that this game doesn't sell as well on the PS3 so they think "well, we tried releasing the most asked for franchise on the PS3 in western territories and it flopped. Guess we can have Kingdom Hearts be 360 exclusive and it will make good returns."

The point is if they see no reason behind developing a game on the PS3 because the returns on it are minimal at best then why do they have any incentive to do it again?

I am as angry about the multiplatform developments of this game and the cut content as anyone, but I do plan on getting the game regardless. It might not be day or week one purchase for me but yes I will purchase it, I will play it, I might not beat it and I will surely get more mileage from WKC but I also would like to see Kingdom Hearts come to the PS3 and I would love to see Versus stay exclusive, but there is no way in hell SE is going to keep Versus exclusive if XIII flops int the west on the PS3, it just doesn't make good business sense.

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Orvisman
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:51:32 AM

Amen Coverton. I wrote the same exact thing in the initial article Ben wrote about the deleted content.

Let's be honest. DLC is the way the game industry is going, and it sucks. Your kicking an screaming is not going to change that.

Furthermore, if you think SE is going to even care why you didn't buy the game you're deluding yourself. SE is only going to care that more 360 owners bought FFXIII than PS3 owners; if you believe otherwise, you're naive and have never sat in a boardroom as the board of a company goes over financial statements.

On the topic of DLC, I don't like DLC; but I have less of a problem when the DLC is 100MB or more because that means I'm actually downloading the new content. What irks me is when I download extra content, like I did last night when I bought the four new chapters of DLC for Disgaea 3, and the size of the downlaod is 1589kb. It couldn't have been much more than an unlock key.

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Hexen
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:36:48 PM

So it's settle! were going to boycott all the freaking rpg's starting with this sh!t *Evil laugh*

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Shatterday
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:41:51 PM

I think that it's great to show a dev that you aren't happy about some decisions they've made... but at the same time you have to watch yourself.

I think one of the most likely predictions I've heard (and speak up with you were the one who said it, because it was in the comments section of an article) was that people will be disappointed in FFXIII and it won't sell as well on the PS3 as everyone had hoped, and then we'll lose Versus.

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NoSmokingBandit
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:42:20 PM

Knowing how much they cut out of the game makes it less enjoyable to me. Its like going to a car dealership expecting to buy a Lexus for $30k and then find out that it has cloth seats, no power locks/windows, is primer gray, and has tacky hubcaps.
Sure, its still drives like a Lexus, and has the Lexus logo stamped on the grille, but its just not as enjoyable knowing you are still paying full price for a car that should have been better.

The fact is now that i know how much SE boned us i am going to enjoy the game less. Yes, i would have enjoyed it more had i now known about the superfluous cuts, but that doesnt matter. What does matter is that i DO know, and consequently wont enjoy it as much. Right now i cant justify spending $60 on a game im not going to enjoy worth $60.

Some people may be ok telling themselves they are eating steak when they know they are eating hamburger instead. I am not one of those people.

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Kiwi of DOOM
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 9:51:33 PM
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Indeed i am. If it's right the special edition isn't entirely shocking but still i'd be willing to lay down the extra 10$.

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Zemus101
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:04:25 PM
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Well I bought the FFXII collectors edition and I haven't even beat XII yet :P Don't think I ever will, I just can't bring myself to get through it. I've tried 3 or so times now and at about the 30 hour mark I just get frusterated and bored with it. I think I'll just pick up the regular retail version of FFXIII on March 9th.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:27:47 PM

I feel ya, XII was a tedious beast, I forced myself to finish it. I don't think XIII will have that problem, just a few others.

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oldmike
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:28:50 PM

same i FORCED myself to play to the end
its why i hate it so it was so dull
felt more like work then a game

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Qwarktast1c
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:34:04 PM

damn, I didn't even play twelve because I felt that it just wasn't for me

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SvenMD
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 7:36:18 AM

I don't get it. I loved XII. I will be honest though, it wasn't the main story that kept me coming back, but I did like it. The thing that I LOVED about XII was the Marks sidequest. Being a Mark Hunter was awesome....those were some epic battles.

It had a good ending....pretty easy by the time you get there though.

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Arvis
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 10:11:18 AM

I don't think it was easy. I fought the final boss at around level 53 and I had to use all my elixirs and everything to beat him.

But of course, level 53 was the lowest level I've ever been at to beat a Final Fantasy game since playing Final Fantasy V (beat it at level 38).

I beat Tactics, VII, VIII all at lvl 99, and IX at level 78. FFX didn't really have levels, but I had Wakka doing 80,000 damage with his critical hits by the time I fought the last boss. And in X-2 I was level 99 again... I think. I know I played it an awful lot before going to the boss.

-Arvis

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:41:45 PM

THAT's what I call commitment Arvis, I don't think I've ever gone to 99. For one, I'm always way to excited to get to the final boss and see the ending, and two, I don't want him to be a wuss so that I feel underwhelmed.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:15:51 PM

Oh i fully agree, FFXII was horrible to play though, i was determined and just abaout managed it. Iwas just glad it was over, It was by far the biggest gaming dispointment i've ever had, hence why i'm so skeptical on FFXIII and all the latest rumours. I a way thanks to XII i undestand why XIII is linear, i remember on XII i spent most of my time traveling through fields and dungeons it was to open for its own good. Though it didnt do what the previous FF games did when at each new town the story would develope in some way AS YOU PROGRESSED! i get the feeling of the story progressing in FFXII, i remember wishing that at the end of each landscape there would be some form of development, i was mostly dispointed. Hopefully with FFXIII that wont happen... though i am skeptical as to how they removed so much interesting content.

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SvenMD
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:29:47 PM

@Arvis - Yeah, by the time that I got to the end of FFXII my top characters were in the high 70's and Vaan was at 80.

I dont think I have EVER made it all the way to 99. My brother has on multiple occasions, but like World, I'm just too excited to get to the end.

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Arvis
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 2:40:41 PM

Yeah, my beating FFXII at only level 53 should tell you something. I found level grinding in that game quite tedious. When a game has a fun battle system, I enjoy level grinding. XII's battle system IS quite fun, but once you start getting to the higher level monsters, the fun kind of gets sucked out of it somehow. I can't really explain it, but it just isn't fun trying to power level all your characters in XII.

Still, as a whole, the game really is great. :)

-Arvis

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Banky A
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:30:49 PM

I luv <3 FFXII

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piratedrunk
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:07:48 PM
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I've been waiting for a collectors edition announcement to pre-order the game. I'm hoping it's in a tin like FFXII because that is the best looking game case on my shelf hands down.

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BikerSaint
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:17:56 PM
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Chopped out content???
No thank you......I'll just wait for the "bargain bin" edition

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:26:38 PM
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I AM one of the loyal followers! But, no, while I expect it to be a great game it seems from recent news it isn't like someone in the army and won't be "all it can be." Regular edition for me.

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oldmike
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:31:43 PM

same to get me to spend the extra i need extras
so far my best SE is MGS4

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Qwarktast1c
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:32:38 PM

HUZZA for FF fandom :)

and yes even though the recent news sounds bad, I still want this game as well. I want some more concrete details about the special edition too, cause if I like the goodies I'll get it

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SnipeySnake
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:52:44 PM

Im not a fan....cause ive never finished a ff game...:
FFVII- At didnt even finish the first disc
FFVIII- Gave up for a day and lost it lol
FFVX- Same thing with with 8
FFX- borrowed, played really far then i got stuck and didnt save at all and just gave up and returned it.
FFXII- Played really far and looked for a save point but ended up being scared by a T-rex, attacked it, died, gave up cause i went back really far, then lost it.

Lol, im hoping 13 will be the first i actually finish...

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:05:49 PM

wow Snipey, quit much?

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Alienange
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:13:02 PM

@ SnipeySnake - Your roman numerals need a little work... and so does your gaming.

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Qwarktast1c
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:39:34 AM

@ snipey

come on dude ya gotta try a little harder than that

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:18:00 PM

lol from your track record it seems unlikely, i've heard its meant to be the most difficult yet.

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SnipeySnake
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 7:45:13 PM

IX* sorry wasn't thinking. And lol i know but i was like 8-9 lol leave me alone xD
And now im smarter so i WILL finish 13!

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Karosso
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:31:49 PM
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Not even touching it for a long while...
Why would I pay $70 dollars for half a game?
They better pray it sells well on the Xbox

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DIsmael85
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:35:45 PM

After playing a good chunk of the Japanese version and then reading that Article, I feel ashamed of the game. Tis a sad thing indeed. I'll still grab the CE version, but I'm afraid with knowledge of the games edits it wont do to well stateside.

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coverton341
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:36:01 PM
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I have been a diehard fan of the series since the NES days and I have bought every game to date sans XI because I can't see myself playing MMOs. I was jazzed up for this game for so long but in light of recent events i.e. the game being linear, half the content chopped, it is more of an interactive movie than an actual game, I can't see myself pumping any extra money into a collector's edition.

Now, if Versus ever sees the light of day I will buy the collector's edition of that granted it stays an actual game and not a stripped down version of what it could have been.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:42:06 PM

I understand but what makes you think Versus will be that much different in terms of gameplay (which we know next to nothing about)?

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SnipeySnake
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:53:58 PM

Well we do know it will be similar to kingdom hearts gameplay.

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coverton341
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:26:56 PM

Ben,
Touche sir. The only thing I know about Versus is that it is supposedly a dark and futile fight against oppressive forces and that concept has always appealed to me, as for the gameplay it has been touted as action RPG-esque which I am not totally about but from my understanding of the atmosphere of the game I will let it slide especially if it turns out to be like Kingdom Hearts as SnipeySnake stated.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 10:22:03 AM

Well, I have just one question:

Considering that turn-based is essentially dead and it's not in FFXIII - it's more like a hybrid than everything else these days - isn't EVERYTHING an "action/RPG?" ;)

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coverton341
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 3:35:05 PM

Good point Ben. I suppose in a way then yeah everything is essentially action/RPG now.

Oh well, times they are a-changing.

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Mista
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:37:48 PM
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GoW 3 Ultimate Edition FTW! Sorry FFXIII, unless there's a used collectors copy in the 1st month I'll be going standard edition.

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dragonx_HD
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:46:00 PM
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there wont be a bargain bin price on this title for a few years

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BikerSaint
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:05:45 AM

LOL, you're right,
but I can wait it out.

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Alienange
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:48:32 PM
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Well the nice thing about so many games getting these fancy CE releases, is that they too sit on store shelves and eventually drop in price. If the time comes when I'm done playing WKC and I'm looking for my FFXIII fix, I'll be on the prowl for a cheap CE.

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therabbitkinge
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 10:55:41 PM
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I understand they cut roughly half the game but what we've seen so far is a solid product... were shooting ourselves in the foot people! I get that its best to know everything about a game before we purchase it but my god we've been taking everything we can about a game and using it against it lately and this is really a kicker, a game we've yet to play claims is cut some parts and I for one readily assume that these parts were not so strong that they couldn't be cut in the first place but for some reason a huge piece of the fanbase is turning away??? Not just here at PSXE but everywhere, and im pretty sure Square-Enix was trying to show us that the cut was a good thing in order to show us the games popular already and its not even what they intended in terms of size... I get that our pockets our strapped (well mine are anyway) but we've got to take this less seriously the game deserves the chance it would've gotten without this piece of news that Square-Enix should've probably left unsaid.

(Excuse the rant im just catching up) ^_^

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coverton341
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:31:23 PM

The one thing that is detracting me is the reviews that it has been getting from Asian critics in so far as it is too linear and moe of a movie than a game. Though I will readily admit that MGS4 got the same kind of bad press and I absolutely loved that game. I will reserve my opinion on the game until I have played it myself but from what I am hearing it is less of a true Final Fantasy game and more of an interactive Advent Children with one direction to go and a fight, watch a movie, and fight some more layout.

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 5:58:19 AM

What pisses me off is they sold out plain and simple.I hate my Ps3 exclusives going somewhere else.How would all of you feel about God of War doing the same thing.I know that will never happen but just think about it.Makes me wish Sony owned Final Fantasy the way they do GOW.

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therabbitkinge
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:01:18 PM
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And lets be honest they could've done plenty worse compared to what some companies are doing. And I will personally eat every one of my words if they release the cut parts of the game as DLC or in a retail disc that is more or as expensive the original but in the meantime lighten up its still a very strong title that most of us have looked foward to for quite some time so please try and slow the unprecedented angst lol.^_^

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:09:12 PM

Well, I'm getting it, but I think all angst is well deserved in this case. SE is on the wrong track this gen, and the only way people know how to tell a game company something is with their money. (Or without it) It could of course backfire and end any possibility of a return to greatness, but that's the risk you take in this game.

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Nlayer
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:24:26 PM

I really hope that they don't feed us all the cut-out material as DLC. I was really mad when Assassin's Creed II did that. -_-

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:09:28 AM

Hell you guys actually think there not going to do this PLEASE they sold out to the Xbox360 dammit don't any of you care.Next is going to be GT5,Heavy Rain,uncharted,metal gear,all these are not owned by Sony.If we don't put a stop to it right here right now by not buying it other companies are going to see that it did great sales for both systems and MAYBE follow their lead nobody knows what the future MIGHT hold.Am not taking that chance F*ck Final Fantasy xiii.

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Victor321
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:16:10 PM
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Lightning Figurine ^.^?

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Nlayer
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:30:01 PM
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Even though I really hate the fact that half of the whole game was cut, I still might pick up the CE. At least it still has around 50 hours of gameplay, or so I've heard.

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coverton341
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:33:20 PM

I have been hearing that yes the game is about 50 hours long but over half of that time is taken up with movies which is leaving about 15-20 hours of actual gameplay. This is not necessarily a bad thing as my life is a bit hectic as I am getting older with less time to devote to gaming but I was hoping for something more substantial from a FF title.

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Nlayer
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:46:24 PM

Oh my, that is a lot of movie time, just like MGS4 I suppose. However, I also don't have very much time to spend playing through a whole 50hr RPG due to life.

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Oyashiro
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:21:47 AM

I would like to say nice Threads of Fate/Dew Prism avatar! Reminds me of the Golden Age of Squaresoft.

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Nlayer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:46:46 AM

I'm glad you like it, Threads of Fate is one of my all time favorite games. I loved the days when it was just Squaresoft, before the merger. Brings back good memories.

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Oyashiro
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 2:56:14 AM

It sure does... sure does.

*looks off into the sunset, a small tear rolling down his cheek.*

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Arvis
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 10:19:22 AM

*applauds*

-Arvis

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The Doom
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:42:57 AM

@Nlayer
"I also don't have very much time to spend playing through a whole 50hr RPG due to life."

funny you should say that. 80+ hours of tales of symphonia never interfered with MY life. moderation is your best friend.

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Nlayer
Thursday, January 21, 2010 @ 12:31:49 AM

@The Doom

True, moderation is the best. I also spent over 80 hours on Tales of Symphonia(and now the same with Tales of Vesperia). However, with the large list of games being released these next couple of months, not to mention all the Anime series I am watching, the time is just not there. Moderation might be a good strategic move while playing a game, but when you have multiple games that require equal moderation of time, then the interest is lost. Especially when there are multiple RPGs coming out as well. I'm not saying that less gameplay is a good thing, I would like to get the most out of the game as much as anyone else. However, I am not going to let that effect my choice of buying it. If the game is enjoyable, gameplay and story wise, then I will pick it up. I am not happy about the cut content, but I don't mind what is left of the game(From my knowledge). That is my personal opinion on the matter anyways. =]

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michiganfan1983
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:42:46 PM
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Well I am gonna need some solid details for me to pick up the SE of FFXIII. I got the one for XII and while the metal acse was nice, I have never looked at the bonus material. So it will need to be some pretty nice stuff and another nice metal case.

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:13:00 AM

Thank you for using SE and not CE,people.lol

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Alienange
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:48:55 PM

Even people who only read the title of the article know this is a CE.

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 9:57:44 PM

Yeah i had a brain fart on that one it was lack of sleep to early could'nt figure out what the C stood for, for the life of me,lol,whatever.

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___________
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:49:03 PM
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i was going to get the GOW 3 limited edition.......
BUT! its 2 FU**ING HUNDRED AND FU***NG FIFTY FU**ING DOLLARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
you have got to be kidding me!
250 buckaroos!
jesus tap dancing christ! i could buy 3 fu**ing games for that price.
guess ill be missing out on pandoras box :(
i want it, but i dont 250 bucks want it.
i thought price gouging was illegal.
since when is 100 USD 250 AUD?
ok it comes with the GOW collection, that sells for what 50 USD?
ok so that adds 70 AUD to the price.
last time i checked 100 USD plus 70 USD is a LONG, LONG, LONG! way off 250 AUD.
we get things later
we miss out on half the stuf
but no, no, NO! thats still not enough we have to pay doubble the price.

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michiganfan1983
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:10:08 AM

I have the pandora's box pre-ordered and it's only $90 at gamestop. I don't know what you are looking at???

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michiganfan1983
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:12:20 AM

Sorry missed the last part where you are not in the Us forget what I just said and I feel sorry for you then, that is rediculous.

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Feregrin
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:07:58 PM

It's 1999 SEK/278 USD here in Sweden. And you guys are getting it for 90 bucks? Teh hell.

http://www.webhallen.com/prod.php?id=105983

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Highlander
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 @ 11:55:42 PM
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No thanks. Had this "Collector's" edition included the cut content, then perhaps - just perhaps mind - it would have been worth a look. However I will not buy a Final Fantasy that so deviates from the genre of JRPG, or that is described as a series of kill-tubes and as linear as a piece of string.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:24:32 AM

Killtube 2: Linear String Theory

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Highlander
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:58:04 AM

ROTFL!

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OriginalSin
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:24:23 AM
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I don't know hey... I have been a huge fan of FF since the beginning. And I have tried to stay optimistic about FF XIII but ever since it went multiplat all the news has been fairly bad news in my opinion... It just seems to me that we (PS3 owners) are really getting shafted because of it going multiplat. We are loosing out on what it would have been and that p*sses me off.

So right now I will get Heavy Rain First and then G.O.W III! I might get FFXIII but only once I know if it is at all worth it.

It is actually sad that FFXIII went from my most anticipated game ever to just another title but it's true...

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OriginalSin
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:25:02 AM
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I could be wrong thou... And I hope they prove me wrong but I seriously doubt it.

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I_defenestrate
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:42:07 AM
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After all this news and scary reviews I've been hearing about, the only reason I'm still getting it day one is it's already paid off. This makes me very sad. Final Fantasy games have always been games I've longed for from the first day I hear about them, but now..now I'm a bit terrified.

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Highlander
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:59:19 AM

I'm still confused by the removal of content, that could have fit on the BluRay.

Since when did Final Fantasy games reduce the content? They usually pride themselves on all the incredible stuff they can cram in.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:08:25 AM

This is true, FFX and XII somehow crammed a ton into one dvd where other RPGs like Star Ocean III and Grandia III had to use 2 DVDs for less content.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 8:41:39 AM

I dunno, Star Ocean III was quite big in scale...

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 12:43:33 PM

Hmm, now that you mention it the scale was pretty large in SOIII.

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BigBoss4ever
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:22:48 AM
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i will buy wutever edition the FF13 finally come to be, period. likewise for FFv13

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just2skillf00l
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 1:23:48 AM
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Only if the developers didn't care about multiplatform games containing different content on all released consoles. That would have solved the problem, no there would have never been a problem to begin with. The 360 would have been left to fend for itself. Did someone whisper, 5 discs? Or maybe less content? Can't you just smell the sweet scent of inferiority?

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Vitron
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 2:46:30 AM
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they just blew my debut FF on my official PS3. SE SUCKS BIGTIME!!!

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 4:19:36 AM
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If its an art book instead of a graphic novel, i may concider it. I am tempted by the euro Death Edition for Dantes Inferno, you get tons with that, I also want the Heavy Rain Special Edition due to the brilliant Taxidermist scenario.

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soli
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 4:26:18 AM
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wana hear a funny story?yes u do..i got ffxiii yesterday from japan..and guess what..my ps3 died..

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:33:00 AM

Why'd you get the Japanesse version now? FFXIII's only a month away.

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soli
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:50:25 AM

@Ultima
cos i wana play it now!anws i didnt buy it now..i had it preordered but it got here late unfortunately.

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FullmetalX10
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 4:56:00 AM
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@Soli
That sucks dude, good luck trying to fix it or sending it back.

It's gonna be GoW CE for me, I'll just borrow FFXIII from my friend who is going to get it.

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soli
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:10:53 AM

thanks dude..
i couldnt wait for that tho..so i went a bought a new slim one..lol

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:21:05 AM

@ soli maybe you can get it fixed and sell it to a 360 player convert them you know.

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Roach721
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:56:51 PM

@soli. Well can you tell us how the game is, come on.Can you roam around,I heard you can only control main character.any side quest yet?Have you got to a boss,what are our uprade options?Is it totally diffrent then all the others?Come on since your playing the game already let us know.

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soli
Friday, January 22, 2010 @ 7:36:08 PM

@Roach721
its..different..am halfway through and its as linear as hell..u can only control one character and the games chooses the character ull be playing(u can choose later in the game).
it kinda loses the charm of the old ff games..i heard it opens up later..
graphics,battle and music is fantastic.

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geovanwitdakick
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:31:49 AM
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Not buying this half-game, as somebody before me stated. Why couldn't they just kept the additional content on the bluray discs? Didn`t they buy Eidos? Didn`t Rocksteady do that with Batman: Arkam Asylum, a game co-published by Eidos? PS3 copies were able 2 play as the Joker, & not the 360 owners.

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tes37
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 6:46:17 AM
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I'm going to pass on the CE and the regular version of this game. I was one of the people on this site that said I wouldn't buy this game if they gimped it for the xbox. I wouldn't be able to keep my job if I did mediocre work, so I won't support anyone who does a half-ass job. Especially when knowing what they're capable of.

White Knight Chronicles, Heavy Rain, and GOW III will keep me so busy I won't have time to even think about FF.

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Darwin1967
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 10:17:55 AM
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No CE for me...given the hack job to the game by SE and that they made it a multi-plat game I know the outcome...i've seen it all before when developers get lazy and put the xbox before the ps3...M$, yet again, finds a way to spoil a really a good thing. This is a gamefly game for sure...try it before you buy, which is exactly what I'll do.

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Mr Bitey
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 11:37:42 AM
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I don't know... on one hand, I've been waiting on this game for what seems like an eternity. I've endured the 360 news, the canceling of The Last Remnant, and the selling out of the Star Ocean franchise. And now this - half of the game had to be cut to fit on DVD.

With White Knight, Heavy Rain, and GoW3 - it's not like I don't have any other choices. None of the above companies spit in my general direction multiple times.

On the other hand... I think it will end up being a good game regardless. I might wait and buy it used. Sorry SE, but one good turn deserves another.

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hehateme
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @ 3:11:44 PM
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gow collection is only 100 bucks...... im puttin my money to white knight chronicals.... heavy rain...mag.....MW2 darksiders....the last rebellion...i'll rent from gamefly or wait till it drops to 40 or 30 bucks

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