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Final Fantasy XIII-2

Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: RPG
Origin: Japan, North America, Europe
Release: Dec 15, 2011 [JP], Jan 31, 2012 [NA], Feb 03, 2012 [EU]


Famitsu released many new details of Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII-2, which received a perfect 40/40 review score:

  • The length of main story is about 40 hours
  • The game will take 100+ hours to finish if you go though all the side quests and mini games
  • There are no corridor type straight paths in the game
  • The story is engaging right at the start, and easy to understand even if you haven't played the first game
  • The party always consists of Noel, Serah and monsters
  • The battles will require the use of strategies to win
  • Beginners and light users can switch to Easy Mode for easier battles
  • The game has multiple endings, which makes you want to replay the game
  • You can always revisit areas you've cleared and find new things or events
  • Raising monsters and battle with monsters are fun
  • The differences between CG cutscene and realtime rendered scene are not high
  • Switching paradigms and monsters make the battles more interesting
  • There are many mini games