Key Art unveiled for Final Fantasy VII Remake

During the Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony, Square Enix unveiled the key visual for Final Fantasy VII Remake,  

Although they brought up Final Fantasy VII Remake, the company didn’t share any further information or footage, sadly.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake is in development for PlayStation 4.

Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia will launch February 1 overseas

During the Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony, Square Enix announced that
Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia will launch for iOS and Android devices in Japan on February 1.

 

Aerith Gainsborough from Final Fantasy VII was also revealed to be joining the game’s roster of Final Fantasy characters.

A Niconico live stream concerning Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia is planned for today at 21:00 JST.

Final Fantasy XV DLC announced and Dated during the FF 30th Anniversary Ceremony

During the Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony, Square-Enix has announced three new upcoming DLC add-ons for Final Fantasy XV.

You can catch the details below


Booster Pack+ and Booster Pack (Free Version) – February 21, 2017

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Obtain powerful items that give you an advantage in battle and make them more exilharating with the “Booster Pack+” and “Booster Pack (Free Version).” One of the items is an suit that makes you invincible for 30 minutes. (It also boosts your fishing skills. After use, it cannot be used again for 24 hours.)

Episode: Gladiolus – March 28, 2017

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An original episode that unfolds from the perspective of Gladio, who was not playable in the main story of Final Fantasy XV. Enjoy fresh controls with Gladio-like action different from Noctis. Additionally, Final Fantasy series familiar character Gilgamesh will also appear.

Episode: Prompto – June 2017

No new details were shared.

Masaya Nakamura, Founder of Namco has passed away at the age of 91

Sad news today, Masaya Nakamura, who founded Namco in 1955, passed away on Sunday, January 22 at the age of 91

At the request of the deceased, Nakamura’s wake and funeral were held with close relatives, and the news of his death was withheld until after the services. A “Farewell Gathering” to remember Nakamura is planned for a later date.

Nakamura was born on December 24, 1925. He graduated from Yokohama National University in 1948 and established Nakamura Manufacturing in 1955 (now known as Bandai Namco Entertainment), which was renamed Namco in 1977. He became the president of Namco in 2002, and then senior advisor of Bandai Namco Holdings in 2005. In 2006, he became president of Bandai Namco Games (then known as Namco) and the newly-established Namco, before becoming honorary advisor of Bandai Namco Games (now known as Bandai Namco Entertainment) and Namco two months later. Nakamura was also an honorary member of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as a senior advisor to the Japan Amusement Machine and Marketing Association.