ouya

In a world full of major gaming players like Sony and Microsoft, it’s hard to think that a little Rubik’s-Cube-shaped $99 Android gaming system could have even the slightest chance. Against the odds, Ouya has made a pretty big splash on the web, generating millions through Kickstarter and quickly joining hands with many major partners including Square Enix and the XBMC team. Everyday we hear about yet another new partner or endorsement for the Ouya, and even though no one has actually used the console themselves, it is hard to deny the strong hype that has generated. While Square Enix’s…

Final-Fantasy-Dimensions

Despite the seemingly exorbitant price tags attached, it seems gamers have responded well to the porting of several games from the Final Fantasy series to Android – with the highest priced one being Final Fantasy III’s $16, followed by the original Final Fantasy, which goes for $7 on Google Play. Square Enix is preparing to release yet another FF game for RPG enthusiasts, Final Fantasy Dimensions. Final Fantasy Dimensions is expected to be Square Enix’s main star in Gamescom, and we should hear more launch details as the gaming event unfolds. The game itself was the first Final Fantasy title…

final fantasy for android

The original Final Fantasy was published in December 1987 on the NES, at a time when it’s lead creator, Square’s Hironobu Sakaguchi, was about to give up on the game industry. It was success or bust. Fortunately, the title was a hit and went on to spawn an entire media franchise over the years, that currently includes 14 main titles and countless ports, spinoffs, anime series, and feature films. Yesterday, Square Enix has quietly launched the legendary Final Fantasy to Android devices. The game follows Final Fantasy III, which made quite a splash a few weeks ago, when it was launched…

Final-fantasy-3

Countless gamers consider Final Fantasy III to be one the best iterations in the FF series, while the readers of the influential Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu even voted FF3 as the eighth-best video game of all time. Unfortunately, it was also a game that took decades to make it to US shore, with Square Enix porting the game to Nintendo 3DS in 2006. The 3D remake of FF3 from the Nintendo 3DS was then ported over to iOS in 2011. And now, the vaunted Japanese video game house Square Enix has released the official Android version of Final Fantasy III,…