I am a huge FF fan, and I was kinda impressed they showed up a sequel to FFXIII.
The battle system in this game was way too criticized, I personally didn't had problems with it, I found it ok, but I wouldn't make a sequel without changing the battle system. We've seen in the e3 trailer that they broke that linear storyline, I have to admit that I missed the exploring factor so much,and the new game actually looks nice, but for a formal opinion I have to play it myself.
One of the great factors in FF games was always the story: there's always a lesson and the stories are wonderful.
The main characters are also a big factor: they always try to make them the more heroic. Just like the famous Cloud and Tidus, the hero in FFXIII was Lightning and I loved her :D but this time the main character in XIII-2 is Serah and a new guy called Noel( didn't like him at all ¬¬) but this time we've got some serious additions to the storyline such as Serah does not know that Lightning is dead ( but she actually isn't)(or is she?) and Atlas is back.
How is this games story gonna be? Is Lighting dead? WTF is Noel's pot in the game? Please leave me your opinion in the comments :)