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Joystiq Weekly: Final Fantasy 15, The Crew review, readers' favorite PS1 games and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. The Final Fantasy series has had a fun couple of weeks la...

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One Final Fantasy X PS4, please! When do you re-purchase a game?

A common lament circled around the Joystiq crew this week, echoing from staffer to staffer like a particularly winsome bird call: "Great! Now I'm going to buy Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster again!" Roughly one year after Square-Enix brought Yoshinori Kitase's freaky love-and-water-basketball story...

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster officially confirmed for PS4

Update: Square Enix confirms stateside prices for its two JRPG PS4 ports: Final Fantasy VII gets a tag of $16, while X/X-2 HD Remaster is priced at $50. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster blitzballs onto PlayStation 4 next spring, after Square Enix confirmed the news following this week's leak. The...

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Square Enix lists Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster for PS4

"This is my story now," whispered the PlayStation 4. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is making the pilgrimage to PS4, at least if a now pulled Square Enix listing is anything to go by. As spotted by a NeoGAF user, the publisher's online store for France said the polished-up PS2 RPGs are coming ...

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Square Enix back to school sale is counterproductive to studying

Like the inevitable return of Final Fantasy 10's Sin, the first day of school is descending upon students, threatening all known joy and their tireless quest to save the world take a break from the books. You're not even safe until your first class either, because Square Enix has a pop quiz for yo...

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Square Enix revises forecasts, sales exceed expectations

Here's something you don't see much in the doom and gloom of financial season: Square Enix is revising its forecasts up because it's posted better sales than expected across the fiscal year. The Japanese publisher said several games recorded positive sales, such as Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn,...

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What Final Fantasy X did differently over X years ago

I've been replaying Final Fantasy X in its remastered form on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, curious to see if it matches my memory of the original. These are some of the things it did differently back in 2001: "Listen to my story." The story of Final Fantasy X is told from the perspecti...

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD launch trailer re-reveals the world of Spira

Welcome to Spira, where dreams come alive! Literally! Also, we have killer fashion sense. Again, not being metaphorical here, our dresses give you the power to kill. Whether you're preparing for a return trip to Spira or visiting for the first time, on March 18, we welcome you. [Image: Square...

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remasters trailer focuses on new features

The latest trailer for the PS3 and Vita remasters of Final Fantasy X and X-2 showcases the HD games' new features, including the additional audio episode and expert sphere grid, and the Iutycur dungeon from the International version of X-2. Sadly, Square Enix didn't add a scene of Wakka telling w...

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Square Enix producer Kitase on Lightning Returns reviews, HD remasters, and that FF7 tech demo

Lightning Returns brought an end to what's been - relative to the series' high standards and typically universal acclaim - a divisive trilogy of games. While we enjoyed the final fantasy in Lightning's saga, other reviewers were happy enough to say so long to the rosy-haired heroine. When I spoke w...

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