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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

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Action RPG
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
  • February 9, 2004
  • August 8, 2003
  • March 12, 2004
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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles synopsis

When a meteor falls from the sky and shatters the great crystal, lacing the land with its shards and smothering the countryside in a blanket of poisonous miasma, people are forced to build towns around the crystals to protect themselves from the abounding monsters and send out travellers to collect drops of myrrh and recharge the crystal's protective energies. But this endless cycle will have to end sometime... what is the origin of the meteor? And why are the villagers perpetually losing their dearest memories?

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  • Small people can be title characters too
    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Small King and the Promised CountryA couple days ago at the Nintendo Fall Conference, it was revealed that Square Enix would develop a Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles spin-off exclusive for the Wii. The catch is that this game, titled Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Small King and the Promised Country, will be a Wii-Ware title making it downloadable only. It also appears to have much more of a strategy element to it, ala Sim City. Players will have to build and govern their own land. FFCC: The Small King and the Promised Country is due out in March 2008 for Japan and there has yet to been an American release announced.
    news article 16 Oct 2007 by Andrew  -18  no new comments discusss permalink permalink
  • E3 2007 - Square Enix to bring online store stateside
    ffxii_gabranth-toy.PNGIn 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
    news article 09 July 2007 by Ziyad  101  no new comments discusss permalink permalink
  • Kawazu drops hints at TGS unveiling
    rsaga-ms.pngConsidering Square Enix revealed its TGS line-up and it wasn't very exciting, there's certainly every reason to expect some shattering unveilings at the show later this month. An interview with SaGa and FFCC producer Kawazu has him dropping hints at a new title he's working on that may or may not be shown at TGS. New SaGa? New Crystal Chronicles?
    news article 08 Sep 2004 by Rahul  -25  no new comments discusss permalink permalink
  • Square Enix Nintendo DS line-up revealed
    the Daaaaaaaaamnn SystemAccording to the Nintendo Developer Fact Sheet, Square Enix has several games in development for the Nintendo DS, which was unveiled earlier today. The document mentions two games as parts of already existing series: a new Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles game, and a new Dragon Quest Monsters title. A third game will be on display during E3: Egg Monster Heroes, which appears to be part of the Hanjuku Hero series of games. The fact sheet also has a short description of the title: \"In the first segment, players control a general and his troops. Flip them from behind to make them charge the opponents. Next, players enter into the ?Egg Monster Battle,? where players can touch their monsters? bodies to choose an attack method while aiming at opposing monsters? weak parks.\"
    news article 11 May 2004 by Rahul  90  no new comments discusss permalink permalink


E3 Retrospective
06/17/03 Preview of the game based on what we saw at E3 2003.

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Akitoshi KawazuAkitoshi Kawazu
Kazuhiko AokiKazuhiko Aoki
Kumi TaniokaKumi Tanioka
Mitsuru KamiyamaMitsuru Kamiyama
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Toshiyuki ItahanaToshiyuki Itahana
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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles box
February 9, 2004


Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles box
August 8, 2003


Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles box
March 12, 2004


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