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WAKFU from Square Enix

November 17th, 2011 Comments off

Tactical MMORPG Will Make Worldwide Debut in February 2012;
Premium Content Available for Monthly Subscription Fee and
Microtransaction-Based Online Store Will Open at Launch

LOS ANGELES – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products
in the Americas and ANKAMA, an independent digital creation group and developer, today announced
that their upcoming tactical massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), WAKFU, will
be launching worldwide in February 2012. WAKFU will launch as a free download from the official
site at www.wakfu.com/na and include with it a large amount of gameplay content to experience at
no cost. In addition, a monthly subscription fee of $6.00 will give players access to premium
content, and a microtransaction-based store will allow users to purchase cosmetic items.
“WAKFU’s deep political and combat system combined with an ever-changing ecosystem delivers an
exceptional MMORPG unlike any other product in its category,” said Mona Hamilton, vice president
of marketing for Square Enix. “The team at Ankama created a unique, fun and entertaining online
game and we believe a monthly subscription fee and online store makes for a rewarding experience
all players can enjoy.”

Related Links
WAKFU official homepage: http://www.wakfu.com/na
WAKFU’s official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SquareEnixWakfu
Follow WAKFU on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SquareEnixWakfu

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New Final Fantasy XIII 2 Screenshots

August 12th, 2011 Comments off

That looks like one helluva weapon...does it have a red dot sight?

Final Fantasy XIII 2 is slated for a January 2012 release, and here are the newest screenshots.  I know what you’re thinking…are there chocobos?  What about Moogles?


Where would I buy a toy moogle for myself?


This moogle has magic in his clock wand.

So the question about Moogles is answered.  They appear to have a few extra talents.  One of which is on the main screen (outside of fights), which allows your Moogle to search for hidden treasures.

During battle, your Moogle magician can alter the passage of time.  The screenshot below is a use of the Mog Clock, to gain a tactical advantage before battle ensues.

Moogle magic can slow time, I hope its like the effect in the Vanquish series.

You’ll hear more as we ramp up towards the release date!  It looks like another good Square Enix game, which picks up after the events in Final Fantasy XIII and utilizes many of the same battle systems and controls.  Check out http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_XIII-2 for full-blown coverage.

-Ben S.