Final Fantasy developer Square Enix will be taking its second run at developing a partial sequel to a Final Fantasy title. Following in the steps of the critically well-received X-2, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is only a few months away from release.
But Final Fantasy XIII-2 will succeed its predecessor in a different way than X-2. At a demo with Raio Mitsuno, Assistant Product Manager at Square Enix, I got a chance to see first hand how this sequel will be a much different game from X-2, instead building on how players responded to FFXIII.
The details of FFXIII-2's story are still under wraps, waiting to be revealed at the Tokyo Games Show, which begins later this week. Other than showing me main characters Serah (the sister of FFXIII's Lightning) and Noel, Mitsuno wouldn't reveal any of what he calls the "juicy" details of FFXIII-2's story.
Instead, he showed off how the developers have changed the play experience since FFXIII. Many players complained that the storyline in the original wasRead More »from Final Fantasy XIII-2 Preview