Posts tagged with "Final Fantasy XIII"

Square Enix reveal more classic characters for Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

Square Enix reveal more classic characters for Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade
During a livestream event for the latest Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game, Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy V protagonist, Bartz Klauser, and Final Fantasy VIII protagonist, Squall Leonhart, will be added to the character line up. The news was confirmed by the game’s director Takeo Kujiraoka, who was joined on the livestream by producer Ichirō Hazama. The arcade game will play with a 3 vs 3 battle system and also incorporates... 

‘Love is love’: Mass Effect’s Mark Meer and Ali Hillis panel at MCM London Comic Con

‘Love is love’: Mass Effect’s Mark Meer and Ali Hillis panel at MCM London Comic Con
MCM London Comic Con may feature plenty of famous faces from the big and small screens, but we’re just as excited to hear from those who stay behind the scenes, providing the voices for the all the amazing characters in our favourite video games. At this May’s convention, fans got a chance to speak to Mark Meer and Ali Hillis, known for their work on the Mass Effect and Final Fantasy franchises. Perhaps catching Ali Hillis by surprise,... 

Lightning Returns to MCM London Comic Con this May

Lightning Returns to MCM London Comic Con this May
As we edge ever closer to the middle of April, MCM London Comic Con have announced another guest for the event due to take place next month by announcing that Ali Hillis will now be attending. Most well known for her role as Claire “Lightning” Farron in the Final Fantasy franchise, Hillis has also appeared in video game franchises such as Mass Effect (Dr Liara T’Soni), Ninja Gaiden (Mizuki McCloud in Ninja Gaiden 3) and many more. She... 

The Ultimate Voice Actor Panel at MCM London: D.C. Douglas, Laura Bailey, Travis Williams and Robin Atkin Downes

The Ultimate Voice Actor Panel at MCM London: D.C. Douglas, Laura Bailey, Travis Williams and Robin Atkin Downes
Four fabulous voice actors took to the stage at MCM London Comic Con to discuss the skills required to bring games and animation to life. ­­­­­D.C. Douglas, the voice of Albert Wesker in Resident Evil 5; Laura Bailey, known as Tohru Honda in Fruits Basket; Travis Williams, who voices a range of characters in Bleach; and Robin Atkin Downes, recently cast as the Master in all new show The Strain­ are four talented actors who are no stranger to... 

Square Enix reveal Lara Croft DLC for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Square Enix reveal Lara Croft DLC for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Square Enix yesterday revealed “Lara Croft/Tomb Raider Gear” downloadable content for the forthcoming title – Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. News broke when they published the video through their YouTube page, video embedded below. The DLC consists of an alternative costume for the game’s leading character, Lightning, giving her the chance to play dress up in Lara Croft’s tank top, boots and short-shorts! The DLC... 

Watch Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns opening cinematic!

Watch Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns opening cinematic!
With the time almost upon us for the release of the last in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns, Square Enix have released the opening cinematic from the game!  The video shows us plenty of interesting things that will have fans debating for the weeks to come, such as why is Snow fighting Lightning? What does Lumina have up her sleeves?  All of these questions will be answered though when the game is released in... 

Ali Hillis Attending May MCM Expo in London

Ali Hillis Attending May MCM Expo in London
For all you Final Fantasy XIII or Mass Effect Fans out there I have some exciting news. Ali Hillis, voice of Lightning in final fantasy XIII and Dr Liara T’Soni in Mass Effect, will be a guest at the May MCM Expo.   Ali has been a voice actor in a great number of games, most recently voicing Palutena in Kid Icarus: Uprising, and will be doing signings throughout the event. Are you excited to meet Ali? Do you have a favourite character... 

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review
Final Fantasy XIII was released to wide criticism. The game was linear and the combat mechanics did not truly open up until around 30 hours in when you were finally able to have free rein over your characters and parties. Square Enix set out to fix these deep flaws in FFXIII by creating another direct sequel, Final Fantasy XIII-2. Something that struck me in Final Fantasy XIII-2’s opening credits was the understated name of the director and then... 
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