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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be the next game developed by Square Enix, with Lightning make her return as the main protagonist.  The game will the 3rd installment of Final Fantasy XIII series.  While Lightning will be the only playable character in the game, she will be joined by a cast featuring both new and returning characters.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Xbox 360 Demo *Update

The trailer of the game from the Tokyo Game Show 2013 showed an English version of the game where gameplay and cutscenes from the game.  A certain character from Final Fantasy XIII-2 can be seen in the trailer.  What will this character's role affect the storyline and Lightning herself?

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII TGS Trailer 

Yuji Abe, who is the game design director for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, explains gameplay demonstration in the video below.  Abe-san described the environment of the Wildlands, gameplay, battles, and customization.  The customization will allow players to choose which type of equipment to be used in battle and able to change what kind of color the equipment will look like.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Wildlands

This trailer shows the many costumes and outfits that the player can obtain over the course of the game and/or by pre-ordering the game from Gamestop.  One of the outfits is from Cloud's Solider outfit and Buster Sword from Final Fantasy VII can be used in the game.  Each costume/outfit will have have its own abilities that will help Lightning defeat her enemies.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Costumes/Outfits Trailer 

Fans of the Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIII-2 will be able to play as Lightning again while learning more about Lightning's role in the game.  This will be the next Final Fantasy game to be released next year and before Final Fantasy XV. The release of the game will determine if the game will be a hit for Final Fantasy fans or just another Japanese RPG.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be released for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 11th, 2014.

Will you be looking forward to buying a copy of Final Fantasy: Lightning Returns?

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