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Joystiq Weekly: Irrational Games, co-op Pokemon and a Doom beta

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. Between the new Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Tony...

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Final Fantasy 13's Lightning may return again

Lightning Returns director Motomu Toriyama recently told Siliconera that while the pink-haired heroine's saga has come to a close with the third installment of the Final Fantasy XIII games, Lightning herself may show up as a "guest character" in future Final Fantasy games. "For Lightning, her...

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Final Fantasy 6 now available on US iTunes

Following yesterday's appearance on New Zealand's app store, Final Fantasy 6 has hopped the Pacific and is now available to classic RPG fans in the United States. Priced at $16, this most recent remake of the fan-favorite epic features modern graphics, a redesigned user interface, and the...

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Final Fantasy series summons a sale on PSN Europe

PSN Europe has a big Final Fantasy sale going on, probably big enough to be deemed a Sala, if not quite a Salaga. With such a big FF sale, you'd think there was a major new entry in the series on the way, or something. Among the highlights are FFs 1-2 and 5-9, each half-price at...

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD development outsourced to contractor Virtuos

After delaying its pilgrimage to North American PS3s and Vitas, the cast of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will set out to stop Sin again on March 18. The visually-upgraded, content-rich telling of Yuna's story has kept fans waiting for a while, and it looks like outsourcing contractor Virtuos is...

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Making Time: Final Fantasy Adventure

This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. We all have to start somewhere. Yoshinori Kitase has been, more or less, the man in charge of the Final Fantasy series since 1994. Kitase directed the operatic Final Fantasy...

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PSA: Final Fantasy 3 now available on Windows Phone

Final Fantasy 3 is now available on Windows Phone devices, but don't go a-downloading and expect those old NES graphics from 1990; This version of FF3 is the 2006 3D remake that was originally released for Nintendo DS. Since it's on Windows Phone now, players also get the added benefit of Xbox...

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Report: Final Fantasy writer wants to see a Final Fantasy X-3

Kazushige Nojima, a scenario writer for the Final Fantasy series, would love to see a Final Fantasy X-3 – and he says it may happen, if fans want it enough. Nojima is quoted in a book that launched with Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster in Japan this week, translated by Siliconera. "If...

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Square Enix offers up five Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD trailers

Square Enix unleashed five trailers for its Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster remakes today. The trailers hone in on two of the games' chraracters, Wakka and Rikku, and also show battles and blitzball matches, both prettier than their respective PS2 games. The final video of the bunch highlights...

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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn plays host to Lightning

Despite carrying the leading role in her own two games, Lightning has appeared in Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn's land of Eorzea. Lightning's debut in the MMO brings with it a new story arc, the completion of which will reward players with up to eight new weapons and gear for male and female...

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