As we just reported
, Final Fantasy XIII
has been announced for the PlayStation 3 (and, so far, only
for Sony's console) -- showing that Square Enix is still supporting Sony. According to Chris Kohler at Game|Life, the trailer "looks amazing. Female main character. Looked like prerendered video, except it was realtime. Dramatic action-packed battles with crazy camerawork."
The title is being produced by Yoshinori Kitase (Final Fantasies
5-8 and 10, Chrono Trigger
) and directed by Motomu Toriyama (FFX, X-2,
and the Final Fantasy VII
tech demo shown at last year's E3).
As far as we know, this is a PlayStation 3 exclusive. While no love was shown for Microsoft, the Xbox 360 does have three RPGs on the way from Japanese developer MistWalker, formed by Final Fantasy
veteran Hironobu Sakaguchi
Gamespot reports that there are actually 3 different Final Fantasy XIII titles
. The second title, featuring more spiky-haired madness, is also bound for PS3 and is directed by Advent Children's Tetsuya Nomura. The final game in the XIII trio is destined for mobile platforms.