- Final Fantasy XIII-2
- Role Playing Game
- Sub Genre:
- Release Date (US):
- January 31st, 2012
- Release Date (UK):
- February 3rd, 2012
- Online Players:
- Square Enix
- Square Enix
- RP [Rating Pending]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also on Xbox 360.
About Final Fantasy XIII-2
Cocoon -- a utopia in the sky. Its inhabitants believed their world a paradise. Under the Sanctum's rule, Cocoon had long known peace and prosperity. Mankind was blessed by its protectors, the benevolent fal'Cie, and believed that tranquil days would continue forever. Their tranquillity was shattered with the discovery of one hostile fal'Cie. The moment that fal'Cie from Pulse - the feared and detested lowerworld - awoke from its slumber, peace on Cocoon came to an end. Fal'Cie curse humans, turning them into magic-wielding servants. They become l'Cie - chosen of the fal'Cie. Those branded with the mark of a l'Cie carry the burden of either fulfilling their Focus or facing a fate harsher than death itself. A prayer for redemption. A wish to protect the world. A promise to challenge destiny. After thirteen days of fates intertwined, the battle begins... Set several years after Lightning and the others saved Cocoon, some survivors have decided to start over by rebuilding on Gran Pulse. Lightning, however, is nowhere to be found and thought dead by many, but Serah believes otherwise. When her town is suddenly overrun by monsters, a mysterious man named Noel appears to save her. Together, the two set off to find Lightning...
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This fantasy needs a bit more effort to be final.
- Improved and hastened combat system
- Stellar graphics/voice acting
- Overall game is more varied than XIII
- Story is short and sporadic, despite multiple endings
- Irregular frame rates
- Some unfavored gameplay directions
Final Fantasy is a name that's lost its former glory. After such shaky outings as Final Fantasy XII and XIII, and that one numbered online game, the series of titles haven't had the fiery following that any prior release of the same name has had. This inconsistent delivery of games almost makes the name change from Squaresoft to Square-Enix seem like a foreshadowing to something even diligent fans would have to justify with ex...
Final Fantasy XIII-2 News
Square Enix has announced two new editions of Final Fantasy XIII-2 for release in Japan this summer. Due out on July 18, the first of the re-releases is known as the Digital Contents Edition, and will retail for 5,040 yen. As expected, it includes a wealth of DLC, which is detailed below. Col...
The Lightning saga born from Final Fantasy XIII is set to be taken in a brand new direction, Japanese publisher Square Enix has revealed. September 1, 2012 will mark a special day for the company, when the producer, director and art director of FFXIII will unveil fresh information about the direc...
The latest issue of Famitsu magazine contains some tantalizing tidbits on the future of the ever-expanding Final Fantasy XIII universe. Speaking to the publication, Square Enix’s Motomu Toriyama indicated that we can expect an announcement pertaining to new FFXIII content at the Final Fanta...
Square’s unleashed the official launch trailer for its upcoming Final Fantasy XIII-2 Requiem of the Goddess DLC pack. Check it out below. The video’s in Japanese, but features a lengthy, cinematic battle between Lightning and Caius, which you could say speaks volume in itself. The DLC i...
The latest issue of Famitsu magazine (via Andriasang) has revealed that Final Fantasy XIII-2 will be receiving fresh downloadable content in Japan next month. According to the publication, Square will release the Snow and Valfodr DLC on May 15, which sheds light on Snow’s feelings for Serah...
Square Enix has lifted the lid on a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2, this time showcasing the game’s upcoming Mass Effect N7 costume DLC. Check it out below. ...
A while back, we let you know that Square Enix was working on an Ezio Auditore (protagonist of Assassin’s Creed II, Brotherhood and Revelations) costume as downloadable content. Square has since gone quiet about this costume, instead releasing Mass Effect-themed DLC for the game. However, acc...
The latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation (via Siliconera) has dropped a few tantalizing tidbits on the upcoming Lightning chapter for Final Fantasy XIII-2. Titled Requiem of the Goddess, the DLC will drop in May and features a mighty clash between Caius and Lightning. However, the magazine not...
Japanese gaming bible Famitsu has confirmed that Final Fantasy XIII-2 will receive Mass Effect-themed downloadable content later this month. As reported by Andriasang and Siliconera, the content is scheduled for release in Japan on March 27, and will take the form of a pair of costumes for protag...
Square-Enix has slapped a release date on the next batch of downloadable content for Final Fantasy XIII-2. Previously outed in Famitsu earlier this week, the story-based Lightning episode – now known officially as Lightning’s Story: Requiem of the Goddess – will arrive on PlaySt...
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Features
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