Square Enix to live stream Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary stage presentations - Gematsu
Square Enix to live stream Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary stage presentations
posted on 08.17.12 at 12:44 AM EST by (@salromano)
Watch it all as it happens.

Square Enix will broadcast all six stage presentations at the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary celebration in Shibuya on September 1 and 2, it has said on Twitter.

The stages, which include the “Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Saga: New Developments Presentation,” “Final Fantasy XIV Special Talk Show,” and “Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary Stage,” will broadcast on Nico Nico.

In related news, Square Enix’s U.S. division yesterday announced it would host its own 25th anniversary event.

Thanks, FF-Reunion.

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  • LustEnvy

    Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary Stage… that’s all I read… color me VERY interested. Haters gonna hate, but I wouldn’t mind a million more FFVII based games. S-E can milk it for all it’s worth, I’ll be a mindless drone and buy all of it. In any case, at least ONE more game needs to be made, considering the story was left unfinished after Dirge of Cerberus.

    Final Fantasy VII’s characters and mythology are very dear to me.

    • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

      I just dont want them to mess it up

      They should just hand it too Nomura,he seems to know whats best for FF7

  • RmanX1000

    XIII-3, that game still exists?, woot FFVII. 

  • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

    Versus 13,or get off my lawn.

    • whiteferrero

      I wish they’d release it too. While I’d be glad to play it myself, I’m just more tired of seeing all these non-stop Versus 13 comments.

      • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

        Lol sorry,but Ive been waiting for it for 6 years XD and its been slowly driving me nuts

  • Hinano

    Looking forward to it! Very excited for a potential XIII-3! Interested in the XIV one too, but I personally don’t care for FF VII. 

    Also, thank you superior Nico Nico Douga.

  • KingOptimusOrigins111

    Versus either here or at TGS or else….


    • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

      Or else some one gets hurt….

    • bebestorm117

      I think TGS too because Nomura usually says by now Versus XIII wont be there.

  • Anime10121

    Hm this is the first time I’ve heard of a mention about FFVII at this event!  Hopefully they announce the sequel to FFVII that Dirge of Cerberus seemed to  set up at its conclusion.

    On XIII looking forward to whatever goes on there, while I’m excited for vs. XIII, XIII-3 will have me jumping for joy too, especially if it improves on 2 as much as 2 improved on 1.  2 took much better care of the mythology than the 1rst one did by actually explaining events IN GAME rather than IN DATABASES.  Now all they need is for it to have more than 2 party members and get rid of the Pokemon collecting.  And although it’s likely impossible now, I still wish Serah could be part of the team, Noel probably will be, but *sniff* *sniff* my SERAH :(

    • I actually enjoyed Dirge of Cerberus. I know lots of people seem to hate it, but I knew exactly what type of game I was getting when I bought it.

      I’m trying to find a way to discuss Serah without spoiling huge parts of the 13-2 story… Here we go…
      I’m not quite sold on the events at the end of 13-2 being permanent. It seemed like time and history might have been erased or altered once again. The Lightning DLC really made me believe those events could be changed. They might already have been? With that in mind, its plausible that any of the main cast could be party members in a possible 13-3.

      Well… I think I managed to keep that fairly spoiler free. I hope! =P

      • Anime10121

         While I wont say DOC had amazing gameplay (or even great gameplay) I too will agree that the story at least was generally enjoyable!  I liked that it set up a certain someone as the next villian, as I like him FAR more than the mama’s boy that is Sephiroth.

        God I hope you’re right on your 13-2 theory as I really adored the cast there.  But I came away with the opposite thoughts, ESPECIALLY after the Lightning DLC.  I hope you’re right though and I get those two in addition to XIII’s original cast, plus maybe a few new characters :)

        And yeah you and me both I think are doing ok keeping spoilers out hopefully :D

        • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

          Seph owned Geni though :P 
          Geni is just a wannabe seph.

          • Anime10121

             I feel the exact opposite, Sephiroth lacks character and to me, is just a spoiled brat, that got more fame than he deserved.  Genesis may have wanted to be better than Sephiroth (which considering Seph is VII’s “ultimate boss”, will likely never be attainable), but he at least had character, and an interesting one at that.

            But thats just my opinion, as I can see why others may like Seph, but to me, he’s just too much of a typical shounen antagonist, much in the same way Vegeta was in Dragonball Z’s first arc.

            • KingKellogg The Waffle Haggler

              I liked sephis personality,it was always clear to me.

              But I can see why some wouldnt like him

        • whiteferrero

          The Lightning DLC paves the way into a huge new world – I’m actually really hoping for something like DQ VII, if any had played that – you’d see i’m talking about a huge world – and numerous time jumps in various sections of the world would then fix that area – and then create a future for that area. XD In DQ VII, even without the great graphics, the feeling of restoring the world was awesome, imagine something like that in XIII-3 graphics, and whew. That would leave me breathless.

          On DOC – another DOC fan here – quite the opposite – I didn’t quite like the story – ahehe. But the gameplay was fun. Especially all the snipin’.

  • Guys the FFVII event is just a reflection of the first game. See here: http://gematsu.com/2012/07/square-enix-to-host-final-fantasy-xiii-new-developments-presentation-on-september-1

    • Anime10121

       Darn, must’ve missed that article, well shucks, I remember them saying that the compilation was over for a time being, but I still wish they’d go back and finish what they started with that whole compilation, which was to set up a sequel to VII.  I know its never been officially stated that was the compilations purpose, but there were FAR too many signs.

  • bebestorm117

    I really hope there is surprise announcement.

  • xMCXx

    Nobuo Uematsu should write a Requiem for FF ;D