Welcome back to Comments of the Week! Over the coming weeks, some of the community based content on Gaming Union will be going through a touch of a metamorphosis, and ol' CotW isn't excluded from that. Hope that you all look forward to that in the new year! But until then, let's get down to what you guys have been talking about recently! For those of you that don't remember this community feature from a while back, or don't quite grasp the concept from the title, Comments of the Week gathers up the best comments posted by members on the site or forums and displays them here for you all to see in bite-sized chunks!
<img src="http://www.gamingunion.net/newsimg/european-psn-players-treated-to-final-fantasy-vi.jpg", class="fleft" style="margin-right: 10px; border: solid 10px ccc;" width="180">Good news for all retro Final Fantasy fans! Whilst discussing the eventual release of Final Fantasy VI on PSN, Zeruel has made a great discovery:
Neat side note for this whole release. PSP now has all FF titles from 1-9 (minus 3). It's a FF playing machine!
Now that sounds like an awesome winter holiday PSP activity right there! Who's up for a race from FFI "“ FFIX? Sounds like a future project for FF Unionites to embark upon!
<img src="http://www.gamingunion.net/newsimg/e3-2010-the-legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword-preview.jpg", class="fright" style="margin-left: 10px; border: solid 10px ccc;" width="180">Moving on to another much loved Japanese RPG franchise, Axeken has been describing his experience whilst playing Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
...I'm still bit shaky about what happened and upset. Like a said I've never cried at a game (and that still remains) or even felt like this before so text boxes and silent protagonists can still work provided characters have emotions and are fully developed.
It's an interesting subject that I think is close to many gamers hearts. Obviously, not all games can evoke these sorts of emotions in us, but the sheer interactivity of the media does make us attached to characters in a way that film or TV may never be able to achieve.
<img src="http://www.gamingunion.net/newsimg/final-fantasy-versus-and-agito-xiii-to-focus-on-story-driven-gameplay.jpg", class="fleft" style="margin-right: 10px; border: solid 10px ccc;" width="180">Meanwhile, Vance just wants to clear up some misunderstandings that Square Enix may have previously created when talking (or should that be avoiding addressing?) about the release of Final Fantasy Versus XIII:
"Soon (Trademarked)" does not imply any particular date, time, decade, century, or millennia in the past, present, and certainly not the future. "Soon" shall make no contract or warranty between Square-Enix and the end user. "Soon" will arrive some day, Square-Enix does guarantee that "soon" will be here before the end of time. Maybe. Do not make plans based on "soon" as Square-Enix will not be liable for any misuse, use, or even casual glancing at "soon."
I'm sure I've read this in real Square Enix small print somewhere before...
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