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The 68th annual Sapporo Snow Festival is currently underway in Japan, and this massive Final Fantasy VII sculpture is undoubtedly the star of the show. Take a closer look below. [click to continue…]

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Frankie (the dad) sent voice actor Robbie Daymond (Prompto from Final Fantasy XV) an email asking how much it would cost to record a special Christmas message for his daughter. In the spirit of the holidays, Daymond emailed back a couple days later with said message—no payment required. [click to continue…]

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It’s going to be a while before the Final Fantasy VII remake is out (we think), but these great FFVII Play Arts remake figures can tide you over until that day, sometime in the distant future, when the game is finally released. Square Enix’s FFVII figure lineup features Cloud Strife and Barret Wallace. They clock in at around $100 each (on pre-order sale), and they’ll be released next April and May in Japan. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Square Enix has teased a Play Arts Kai figure of mechanic Cindy / Cidney Aurum on their Japanese Final Fantasy XV Twitter account along with a full set of images of their upcoming Kingsglaive figure (which will be released starting tomorrow 12/14). These figures will join Noctis, Prompto, Ignis, and Gladio in the FFXV lineup.

See Also: Super Cute Cidney Cosplay From ‘Final Fantasy XV’

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Two posts about cars today. That’s unusual. The first was about ‘Sailor Moon’ and ‘DBZ’ Ford Fusion commercials. This is about a Final Fantasy XV Audi R8 that you can actually buy in Japan. While the marketing approach between the two companies is on the same wavelength, there are some “subtle” differences from my perspective:

  • There are many Ford Fusions, but there is only one Final Fantasy XV Audi R8 with a V10 plus engine.
  • I can afford a Ford Fusion, but I don’t want one.
  • I want a Final Fantasy XV Audi R8, but I don’t have $470,000 just lying around.

Still, some lucky bastard is going to walk away with a real-life version of “The Audi R8 Star of Lucis” when it goes on sale as part of Final Fantasy XV’s launch. Because there is only one, Audi Japan is holding a raffle where the winner is given the exclusive right to purchase the car. Interested parties can enter starting on November 21 at 10:00am in Japan. Check out more pics and a video of this gorgeous beast below. [click to continue…]

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Final Fantasy VII is finally getting its own Monopoly game, which makes sense because it’s a perfect fit.

Details are scarce, but the description reads:

Delve into the evolving city of Midgar in search of the latest business opportunities. Perhaps you’ll buy up a string of plots for housing development for the people, or go industrial and build a Mako reactor plant.

Trade with fellow players to secure key location and facilities and watch as savvy buyers secure a big pay day. A roll of a dice and a shrewd business mind will pave your way to success…Just watch out in case Shin-ra bring your empire crashing down!

Final Fantasy VII Monopoly is available to pre-order at $49.99 with shipping slated for April 2017.

(via Kotaku)

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There are some new gorgeous new Play Arts Kai Final Fantasy XV figures for Ignis, Prompto, Gladiolus coming in September and October.

All three figures measure W 3.5″ x D 2″ x H 11″ tall and have an SRP of $129.99-$139.99. Square Enix released a preview of the figures, which you can check out below.

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Holy crap! Final Fantasy XV is getting a five part anime series that will air for free on YouTube leading up to the game’s launch on September 30th.

Dubbed Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV, the prequel series “delves into the extraordinary friendships between Crown Prince Noctis and his three comrades, setting the stage for the adventure players will set out upon in the action-packed RPG”.

And the best part is that you can watch episode one right here, right now…

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Nick Luciano has a pretty awesome Dad. He’s the kind of Dad that’s willing to look ridiculous on camera reenacting animations from popular games for laughs. In their latest video, he’s recreating all of the Final Fantasy VII summons using a Swiffer as a prop.

That’s right. His Buster Sword also busts dirt and grime.

Watch the video below.

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The loss of David Bowie has inspired fans to create all kinds of tributes to the legendary singer/songwriter as people find different ways to say goodbye. We’ve also been reintroduced to the work of amazing artists who were moved by Bowie throughout his storied career.

One of those artists was Final Fantasy and Vampire Hunter D illustrator Yoshitaka Amano. Back in 2004, Amano was commissioned to create these drawings inspired by the Thin White Duke and they, in turn, inspired The Return of the Thin White Duke by Neil Gaiman.

Check out more art from the series below.

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