- E3 2007 - Square Enix to bring online store stateside
In addition to its E3 lineup announcement, Square Enix has revealed its scheme to open a North American online store. Square Enix, as a self-described "premiere [maker] of high end-collectibles" plans to stock a multitude of "popular and hard-to-find items" including Master Arms, Play Arts, and Mechanical Arts spanning various series, from Final Fantasy to Kingdom Hearts. Clearly, Square Enix has seen that someone, somewhere is making money selling its products. The immediate consequence will likely find many third-party vendors competing for profits with Square Enix itself. The Online Store
- Squeenix wishes Final Fantasy a happy anniversary, demands more money
As was promised some time ago, Square Enix has recently announced its intent to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of everyone's most favorite of RPG titles...by releasing them again! Confused? You should be! It seems that Dawn of Souls, now aged some three years, will be coming to the PSP in 2007--split into two separate titles, each with its own equally fulfilling retail price! Get ready to enjoy the same two games you've already enjoyed two different ways, now with a new aspect ratio! Yeah! Scans
- Final Fantasy on AOL Radio: It's Back
After a long hiatus, Square Enix and AOL Radio have announced the return of Final Fantasy to the ears of AOL mongers everywhere. Daishiro Okada, Chief Operating Officer of Square Enix, was very excited: "We feel so fortunate to have such a loyal following and want to give a huge 'thank you' for their efforts to bring back FINAL FANTASY radio," he said on Monday. Apparently, someone had to be listening. AOL Music
- Final Fantasy I & II Advance titled and dated for North America
According to Nintendo, the GBA remake of Final Fantasy I and II will be released in North America on November 29 with the title "Dawn of Souls."
- Final Fantasy I & II headed to Europe with new subtitle
Nintendo today confirmed that Final Fantasy I & II Advance will be coming to Game Boy Advance in Europe, as was hinted at previously by its presence at the Games Convention. For some reason it will bear the subtitle of "Dawn of Souls" in this region, however, confirming the relevance of the trademark that Square Enix registered several weeks ago. So much for a Valkyrie Profile sequel then.
- Final Fantasy I & II GBA Remake Conquers the Charts
With roughly 150,000 copies sold, the Gameboy Advance remake of Final Fantasy I & II has taken the top spot in the Japanese charts. With it's jump to the top, the former king, Nintendo's Paper Mario RPG, has dropped to second place, but still holds strong. gamesindustry.biz
- Square Enix asks Final Fantasy I-II Advance buyers what games they'd like to see on Nintendo DS
Gamers getting their hands on Final Fantasy I-II Advance, which is to be released tomorrow in Japan, receive a questionnaire along with the pack that asks of them what other games they might want to see released on the Nintendo DS (the final design of which was also unveiled today). Games that can be chosen include Final Fantasies 3 to 6, Seiken Densetsu, Saga, Front Mission, Hanjuku Hero, Chrono Trigger, and Chocobo. The company already confirmed that it would be creating a version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles and some iteration of Dragon Quest for the upcoming system, next to its previously displayed and announced Egg Monster Heroes.
- Famitsu rates Final Fantasy I-II Advance
A recent issue of elite Japanese gaming mag Famitsu contained a review for Final Fantasy I-II Advance, which received a quite unsurprising grade of 35/40, made up of three nines and an eight.
- New release date for Final Fantasy I-II Advance announced
Since the announcement of its delay earlier this week, Square Enix has released a new shipping date for Final Fantasy I-II Advance. The title will be available in Japan from July 29th.
- Final Fantasy I-II Advance delayed
Final Fantasy I-II, previously set for a July 15 release in Japan, was delayed due to the sudden prevalence of a bug in the game. This comes shortly after the initial airing of commercials on Japanese TV, but for now the new release date for the game is "unknown".
- Release date set for Final Fantasy I & II Advance
The GBA version of Final Fantasy I & II will reach the eager hands of Japanese gamers on July 15th. 10,000 lucky fans will receive a special edition strap, thanks to Club Nintendo. However, a US release has still not been confirmed. Namae No Nai Heya
- More information released on Final Fantasy I-II Advance
Famitsu has new details of FFI-II Advance, both of which are under production at the company's Product Development Division 7. Apparently, FFI's Soul of Chaos dungeons will be comprised of 4 areas and include such new bosses as the 2 Headed Dragon from FF3 and Atmos from FF5. The Ragnarok weapon will also be returning. FFII will have an extended sequence called Soul of Rebirth explaining more about the main characters. Two extra characters, Cid and "Borgen", will also be available in this part of the game. Fleeing from battle with L&R is now also implemented in both titles. FFI-II Advance is scheduled for a Japanese release this July.
- Final Fantasy I & II ported to Game Boy Advance
According to Shonen Jump, Square will be releasing a Game Boy Advance port of the revised versions of Final Fantasy I & II, released last year as Final Fantasy Origins. Final Fantasy I & II will have a few extras, including an extra dungeon in I and a new story sequence in II. While the title will have a Japanese release of July, there is no word yet on an international release. 1UP.com