Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Strikes Twice

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Changes up the formula of Final Fantasy XIII.

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King_Wii
King_Wii

I don't know. I have FFXIII and I stopped playing it about ten or so hours in (it was entirely to linear for me). I look at all this stuff and fair enough I don't know the story completely, but the story looks so removed from where it started that I just have no interest in where the series is going. I think I'll keep my FF antics to FFXIV. 

ex_shadi
ex_shadi

it seem pretty good i realy loved the last ne ,and im gonna buy this too.im waiting.

JoeGamer1234
JoeGamer1234

Rental. I won't pass on it because I've played the other games and need to wrap up the story.

dom28
dom28

Final Fantasy XIII-4: Lightning Leaves Again

vicarandrew
vicarandrew

I didn't like it THAT much. I just want them to start a new story line. 

zardigan
zardigan

i loved both FF13 and 13-2, looking forward to this one!

reanor2
reanor2

Definite Buy for me !

strawhat1987
strawhat1987

Funny how both FF13 games were so criticized but in Japan they were hits when released, got huge scores in bith Famitsu and Digenki aaaaaand managed to get a RPG of the year award.

Benny_a
Benny_a

To GS Editor, There is NO such thing as too Skimpy!!!

wOlwOsh
wOlwOsh

If it was called Fang Returns FFXIII i would totally buy it.
I'll wait for the review and then decide if i'll buy it or not, i hope it doesn't have FFXIII 2's clock puzzles...

last3minutes
last3minutes

given how much I disliked XIII-2, this is looking really good,,

denggo
denggo

Nothing new, still the old trick

dark_rising76
dark_rising76

I think Lightning is probably the best FF character since Cloud and Sephiroth but FF13 was very disappointing to me because of how linear it was. 13-2 was a lot better but still not quite up to my expectations. Maybe I'm abit old fashion and like the open world of early FF games. I don't have a problem with the Paradigm system or the graphics, it was the storyline, linear gameplay, lack of exploration and weapons and the god-awful supporting characters that made me sell my previous FF13 game real fast.

blamix99
blamix99

there are alot of people who are stuck with yellow spiky cloud

Revelstone
Revelstone

I'm sorry but Lightning has struck too many times already, time to move on to the next numbered title. Even better how about the VS game we were promised so very long ago...

Samslayer
Samslayer

I'll check it out for sure, simply because I like the series.  I'm giving XIII a shot again because I genuinely like the battle system, it is fun, frantic, fast-paced action.  After the battles is where the game loses me, so we'll see I guess.

Arsyad00
Arsyad00

go away all of you FF7 NERDS

MagneticFusion
MagneticFusion

Wow, there are so many whiners out there about XIII, XIII-2 and this. I can't believe all the boners out there for Cloud. LOL! It's like he was 5 million peoples' first crush.

If you don't like the new FF games, just don't buy them then. It's that simple. If you want to relive your FF glory days then go back and play the old FF games. We're not getting any more of those. Times have changed. Better adapt or move on from FF.

Seriously, just go and buy FF VII for your PC if you don't already have it in some form or another and f*cking play it again! LOL

Don't get me wrong, FF VII was great but LET IT GO or go play it again, you FF hipsters. :)

I loved XIII, XIII-2 and I'll be getting this and XV. Aw yeah.

Seifer24
Seifer24

While lightning is a good character the game looks like it's going to suck..

Looks like another game on rails.

Nothing will be like final fantasy 7 awesomeness

Young_Charter
Young_Charter

This Final Fantasy is obviously another milking once more due to the amount of money they loss with ridiculous projects and breaking down FF XIII in the first place so it could fit on the Xbox 360.  I didn't even bother to pick up FFXIII-2 because FFXIII pissed me off so much. 

toyo75
toyo75

I long for a Final Fantasy game that is set in medieval times with knights, magicians, monks, priests, sorcerers, dragons and mythological creatures. 

I'm tired of all the techno/futuristic theme the series has gone into. The series needs to take inspiration in its classic/older games. I hope they also make the characters less "androgynous." Those hair styles have been overused in the series. Make the characters physical appearance look more realistic and relatable. 

Bahamutx21
Bahamutx21

Where are the real summons,that was the best part about ff's.

slayerSS-3
slayerSS-3

where are the rpg elements?it is just an action game now...

GSJones1994
GSJones1994

ENOUGH WITH THE FFXIII SEQUELS!!! God I hope FFXV redeems the series name.

Quinzark
Quinzark

I miss final fantasy. It's funny how they haven't made a single game since the release of FFX....not a single game. 

isildor81
isildor81

final fantasy die a lot of time ago, peace to the remains...until squaresoft needs some profit and revive them with sequels...

whackyq
whackyq

lightning is sexier and I saw some screenshots of her in a thong so, thats a plus for me xD

I didn't really like her in 13, her character design is nice but her character development is less interesting than everyone else's...especially Sazh.

But yeah, I can always go for a sexier lightning lol

BloodyAura
BloodyAura

Well I guess SE will be damned if people don't become as obsessed with Lightning as they are, so we'll keep getting these crappy sequels until she reaches past FF character status-difference between old characters, like Cloud and her is, Cloud DOES have some personality and a real reason for becoming emo-ish (Zack and Aerith's  death),while Lightning is just a b**ch quite frankly; and I'm a strong female yet I don't like her, I HATE her...she is cold, dull, one-dimensional character, who NEED'S to disappear, never to be seen again!  By the way, why is Serah now an enemy? She is her little sister who died in 13-2! C'mon SE, aren't you guy's even trying anymore?

Tangsta03
Tangsta03

Is that Lightning in flares? What is this I don't even...

bobbo888
bobbo888

@Revelstone I agree that lightning has struck too many times, but you do realize that ffxv is the final fantasy vs they "promised".

Threesixtyci
Threesixtyci

@Young_Charter  FFXIII-2 is a much better game, though.

brizmoney
brizmoney

@toyo75 The techno/futuristic theme has been the theme of FF since the beginning so dunno what your talking about, the mix of Medieval and technology has been the backbone so what your longing for is a FF that never existed and would be like every other Rpg which is not what fans want.

SKErwin
SKErwin

@BloodyAura the first trailer on 2006 show a badass character. Since 2010 she was all what you have described

MagneticFusion
MagneticFusion

@Threesixtyci It really is. Lots of improvements. I liked both a lot, though.

I definitely would have preferred a more open XIII, but the story and combat were amazing. :)

MagneticFusion
MagneticFusion

@look-e-loo I can't even imagine how that South Park show is still on the air. They need to push that animation studio off of a cliff... IMMEDIATELY.

Ninjiz
Ninjiz

@look-e-loo So that someow makes him wrong? No one ever really references the cast of FFXII... because their characters were not remember able despite a fantastic combat system, and a fantastic open world.  

look-e-loo
look-e-loo

And this is coming from someone who watches South Park, a show known for nothing BUT dull characters.