Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Gets a Release Date at TGS

Originally Published on the Official Blast Away the Game Review Facebook Page
Written by Dustin Murphy
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If there’s anything a fan of the Final Fantasy franchise should be excited for, it’s Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Why? This is one of the few games that has never made it outside of Japan, until now. As of this past week, Square-Enix announced at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) event that Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be making its premier for first premier outside of Japan on March 17th, 2015 for North America, March 19th, 2015 for JApan and March 201th, 2015 for Europe.

For many of you, this wouldn’t be a surprise after having seen what was revealed at E3 2015. Many knew what this would mean for us, the world of Orience is one that we will soon get to experience. For many, the biggest part of this is that the game will make its way forth on both PlayStation 4 and XBox One. Want something completely new though to the Final Fantasy Franchise? Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be one to enter the grittier side of the franchise while also featuring an action-packed battle system. One that the newest entry will introduce to the franchise itself.

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With Final Fantasy Type-0 HD comes something that will lure many players from underneath their time with any other game; ‘Final Fantasy XV -Episode Duscae-’ demo, which will be released on both the PlayStation 4 and XBox One. So how exactly do you go about this? A voucher that will be included in the gamecase for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. A trailer has also been released worldwide and made available to all for viewing via the Square-Enix YouTube. So how much will this run you? 59.99 USD, which will feature both the Final Fantasy Type-0 HD game and ‘Final Fantasy XV-Episode Duscae-’

Want some more? Check out the official Press Statements from Square-Enix at TGS below:

The company also announced today that, as part of a development restructure, Hajime Tabata, director of the original FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 and FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD, will now serve as the director ofFINAL FANTASY XV, as the development of the title moves towards completion. This move allows Tetsuya Nomura to focus his full efforts as the director of other highly anticipated titles, including KINGDOM HEARTS III.

“In reviewing our development structure, we have decided to assign Hajime Tabata as the new director for FINAL FANTASY XV. Currently, Tabata and the entire development team are working, whole-heartedly, towards completing the production of FINAL FANTASY XV and ensuring the delivery of the highest quality FINAL FANTASY title to date,” said Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda regarding the staff changes. “We invite every one of our fans to view the fruits of our labor through FINAL FANTASY XV’s demo, and promise to present a game that further surpasses expectations when the finished product is released.

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“As the director of FINAL FANTASY XV, Tetsuya Nomura has mainly worked on the original concept for the story and universe in addition to creating the characters. Hereafter, he will be focusing his efforts on the production of titles that can only be made possible by Nomura, himself, and delivering products that exceed the quality of past titles, starting with another one of his representative projects, KINGDOM HEARTS III. Square Enix will continue to work on these titles with the best staff formation in an effort to deliver them to everyone as soon as possible and appreciates your continued support.”

The new trailers for FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD and the FINAL FANTASY XV demo can be viewed on YouTube:

FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD: http://youtu.be/WVIc7L230bA

FINAL FANTASY XV demo: http://youtu.be/wT3dyanB3

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