Just about the only thing I'm clinging to in the FF universe right now is that Final Fantasy X HD reimagining.

And if Square Enix takes that away and just leaves us all with Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and still no unveiling of Final Fantasy Versus XIII , I might officially give up.

FFX HD was announced a full year ago at the Tokyo Game Show in 2011. We haven't heard anything about it since then, so PSU tried to get a status update from Square Enix. As you can see, that didn't go well. Senior Public Relations Manager David Yang said:

"Thanks for your inquiry. We have no information on FINAL FANTASY X HD to share at this time."

So then they just wanted to know if the game was still in development and again, concerning vagueness:

"Again, we have no information we can share at this time. Sorry."

Oh, that's just grand . The one thing they could've done to actually appeal to the legions of jilted fans and- Okay, let's not overreact. Having dealt with Square Enix PR in the past, this is a pretty typical response (you'd get it a thousand times if you tried getting any info on Versus XIII , for example). They really don't like talking to the press unless they're prepared to talk.

That being said, Square Enix, don't you…just don't…I swear…

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy X HD

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Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
8 years ago

I never understood why they we're doing this in the first place. Nor if it was just a HD upgrade or a proper remake… none of this has ever been clear since the announcement.

In any case, I probably would get it if released, until then I am certainly content with my PS2 version.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

It was just FFX in HD.

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

The reason they are doing it in the first place is because people like you "probably would get if released".

Oxvial
Oxvial
8 years ago

Obvious they are busy making that third FFXIII game.

TheAgingHipster
TheAgingHipster
8 years ago

Are we surprised, really? This is Squeenix, after all. History would suggest that pleasing the fans isn't exactly at the top of their to-do list.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
8 years ago

Indeed, there is definitely no excuse for Type-0 it's already been out in Japan for a year!

shadowpal2
shadowpal2
8 years ago

On the contrary, I believe they have a pretty good excuse of why they haven't released it here. Same reason why Capcom didn't release Monster Hunter 3rd here.

The sales for PSP games in the U.S SUCK – plain and simple. They either get pirated or whatever.
Why spend all that extra money on localizing it when you'll hardly see a return.

There are very few hardcore fans like us which would want a game like FF Type-0 to come here.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

Since when were FF fans considered a niche group? It would sell fine here, I'm sure Crisis Core did too. But I think they are going to port it to Vita instead.

oONewcloudOo
oONewcloudOo
8 years ago

This game should never have been announced. S-E are known for announcing something 3 years before they should

Temjin001
Temjin001
8 years ago

Man, they had better release this. THEY'D BETTER!!!!

(sorry, my local stupid gym doesn't open until 10:15am on Saturdays. I forget this every time. I drive over there and the empty parking lot rudely reminds me of this every time. Then my body is stuck pulsing with pre-workout powder… mmh beta-alanine, mmh caffiene and NO. GOTTA PUNCH SOMETHING!)


Last edited by Temjin001 on 9/15/2012 11:04:42 AM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

Settle your rage before you Hulk out.

xenris
xenris
8 years ago

Quiet world….I wanna see how this one plays out ūüėČ

Temjin001
Temjin001
8 years ago

Nothing to see here. I played with my kids and then made them clean their room.

Sorry to disappoint =p

Corvo
Corvo
8 years ago

Those SOABS will make me take up bear arms and i would storm into their hell hole and i would start by freeing poor nomura then i would …ok anyway they better be making the damn game still. If its not… SE is truly lost…

CaptRon
CaptRon
8 years ago

It's easy money, I don't understand why in the hell they would not re-release it. Same goes for Shenmue HD.

xenris
xenris
8 years ago

My hope is that shenmue 3 is secretly being made and they are waiting to release shenmue 1 and 2 HD before they release shenmue 3.

My goodness I would be one happy boy.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

I guarantee they are having problems with it if indeed anybody is actually working on it. For chrissakes just outsource it to someone who isn't incompetent.

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

I'm not sure they even have any competent friendships, anymore!

I really want this HD title to happen…

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
8 years ago

As far as I can tell, this was just PSU desperate for hits. It's a stock standard response that ANY company doles out. To read more into it is… stupid. Sure, it'll take time; S-E have proven that much with FFXIII and Versus this gen, but that doesn't mean it isn't eventually going to come out.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

They said the same thing at the FF anniversary though, kind of an important place to maybe say "It's coming along"

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
8 years ago

Fair point. And HD remasters do NOT take this long to make, but it's been unclear since the beginning whether this is a simple update or something more akin to a remake. I'm not that worried about it tbh. S-E are only gonna butcher it anyway.

DrRockso87
DrRockso87
8 years ago

– Devil May Cry HD Collection
– Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi HD Collection
– Hitman HD Collection (leaked)
– Jak and Daxter HD Collection
– Jet Set Radio HD
– JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD
– Marvel vs. Capcom Origins HD
– Nights into Dreams… HD
– Okami HD
– Ratchet & Clank HD Collection
– Ratchet & Clank Deadlocked HD
– Rayman 3 HD
– Sengoku Basara HD Collection
– Sonic Adventure 2 HD
– Yakuza HD Collection

Those are ALL of the games announced for the HD treatment AFTER Square announced "Final Fantasy X HD" and guess what? They ALL have release dates/windows.

What about this game though after a whole year of nothing? Still no comment.

Between this game, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Type-O, and everything else, I'm wondering if Square is seriously just incompetent at their job or are they TRYING to fail?

Dreno
Dreno
8 years ago

Hola everyone, its been some amount of time eh?

…. what the hell square? What the hell?

Ydobon
Ydobon
8 years ago

I would like this FFX HD more if they went ahead and included FFX-2, but it looks like I'm pushing the buttons here. TBH, I'm starting to feel Kingdom Hearts HD and this HD we are not going to see the light of day.

tes37
tes37
8 years ago

I was planning to buy this, if it ever releases. If SE wants any more of my money, they would do well to make sure FFX HD sees the light of day.

Dante399
Dante399
8 years ago

Dammit I was hoping to play it soon along with FFXII HD or maybe I should start learning how to make those myself because you can't count on anybody except yourself.

Drodin
Drodin
8 years ago

Sigh…as soon as I heard the announcement of this game and that it would go to vita I decided right then that I would wait for that to buy a vita under the hopes they do a speciall "Blitzball" edition bundle with a blue/white vita.

I convinced myself that this would be such a good idea for the health of the vita that sony would hold a fire under squares butts to get this done. If they would put Tidus in All-Stars battle royale and have my bundle out for the holidays I'd love to see the vita compete in the market this xmas

But anyways. I guess the lack of info isn't all bad. At least I can just go buy a vita now and quit holding my breath.

Addisonswim
Addisonswim
8 years ago

This is Bullshit, PCSX2 can render this game into HD. There should be NO reason why it isn't working. It takes like no time. Plus it isn't a remake.

saintaqua
saintaqua
8 years ago

If they cancel it we should all send them angry letters. ūüôĀ
I am so sick of that has been company toying with fans like us who have been so dedicated.
Most companies would kill to have the loyalty SE takes for granted!

ricksterj
ricksterj
8 years ago

Big surprise Secrecy is all Japan knows how to do.

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

huh?

ChadWSmith
ChadWSmith
8 years ago

Square Enix just sucks as a company. Plain and simple. Final Fantasy games have been good before – but not since FF X really. No other company takes 6 – 8 YEARS to develop a single game. Especially a sequel or remake… They need to get their act together – re-organize or whatever they need to do – and put out a GOOD GAME that takes less than 4 years to make.

It is very possible – other companies do it all the time. Heck, Square-Enix /USED TO/ do it all the time. Then when the PS3 came out, they forgot everything they ever knew about creating games it seems. I don't know – they just lost their minds somehow. It is very sad and maddening at the same time. There is no excuse for how long they take to actually produce ANYTHING.


Last edited by ChadWSmith on 9/16/2012 10:12:10 PM

Amnesiac
Amnesiac
8 years ago

Its hard to watch the painfully slow death of Squaresoft by its incompetent rival ENix..