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Someone got Ezio in my Final Fantasy XIII-2

Ezio Auditore da Firenze is a man's man -- he's rugged, ripped, mysterious and he looks menacing even in a dress-like robe. Ubisoft worked hard to make Ezio project such a style in the Assassin's Creed titles, and is so confident in its wardrobe choices that it's let Square Enix throw Ezio's clas...

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC adds Ezios and UFOs

Crossover content returns to Final Fantasy XIII-2 in Japan, with the Ezio costume for Noel finally making its appearance on April 10. It's not Prada, but it'll fit. Coming along with Ezio's togs is Gilgamesh, a coliseum fighter who, like others, can be recruited. The other downloadable coliseum bat...

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The Final Fantasy wears Prada

Square Enix revealed this morning that the latest issue of male fashion mag Arena Homme+ features the cast of Final Fantasy XIII-2 in... Prada's 2012 Spring/Summer men's collection. The issue goes on sale April 12 and features Lightning, Noel, Snow, Sazh and Hope in Prada, which is certainly an upg...

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 offers Mass Effect costume DLC in Japan

In addition to the Assassin's Creed crossover DLC, Final Fantasy XIII-2 will soon host some Mass Effect costumes. Starting March 27 in Japan, players will be able to outfit Serah and Noel in completely inappropriate N7 armor for 300 yen or 240 Microsoft Points. It is, at least, inappropriate in a d...

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Fight Jihl Nabaat in latest Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

We're used to seeing names in Final Fantasy XIII and its sequel that don't quite qualify as "words" -- things like "fal'Cie" and "Gran Pulse" -- so we don't blink at the announcement of FFXIII-2 DLC featuring the character "Jihl Nabaat." The FFXIII enemy will be available as a new coliseum opponent...

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Final Fantasy concert at Boston Symphony Hall on March 10

"Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy" will be performed at Boston's Symphony Hall on March 10. The concert features compositions by Nobuo Uematsu and Masashi Hamauzu, covering the past 25 years of the series. The concert will be conducted by Grammy Award-winning artist Arnie Roth leading Bosto...

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New DLC brings afros and bikinis to Final Fantasy XIII-2

Final Fantasy XIII-2 players will have a little more afro in their lives come February 28, when Square Enix releases its latest episodic DLC event, "Sazh: Heads or Tails?" Players take on the role of Sazh Katzroy in an adventure that takes place concurrently with FFXIII-2's main story. Once complet...

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Do Japanese RPGs need good stories?

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs have to offer. I'm going to sum up all of the clic...

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Reckoning rules UK sales chart

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning kicks off life atop the UK charts, which is not a bad place to begin a fateless destiny. This is the first new intellectual property to reach the top spot since Dead Island (another surprise hit) back in week 37 of last year, according to Chart-Track. But, wait, here's...

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PSA: Call down Lightning in Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC today

Just a reminder for those whose minds have been addled by "Crazy Chocobo:" the first FFXIII-2 DLC, a Coliseum battle with Lightning and Master Sergeant Amodar, is available now on Xbox Live, and will be on PSN when that updates this afternoon....

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