Splash Damage returns to the genre they defined with an all-new team-based FPS - Dirty Bomb!
Dirty Bomb - All-New Hands-On Preview!
We take a look at a game that waggled before waggle without waggle - Die by the Sword!
Throwback Thursday - Die by the Sword (1998)
More than halfway through the season Telltale's spin on Game of Thrones is really beginning to bear its teeth!
Game of Thrones Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness
It's arguably the darkest outing in the Zelda series, and one that changes the formula in unique ways. Read our review!
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Review
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Features Active Battle System ...
Eorl
Brisbane, Queensland
8319 posts
According to reports from Nova Crystallis, a new leak from Japanese magazine Famitsu has revealed details about upcoming Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, including a new "Active Time Battle". Other features include a 24-hour day cycle in-game, only controlling the Lightning character and monsters appearing both in and outside cities.
In LRFFXIII the player controls Lightning and Lightning alone, however, the game is not an action RPG. Weapons, shields, accessories, and abilities are formed into “Styles” which can be switched out during battle. The outward appearance and performance of these Styles will enjoy a great selection of customization. The act of defeating enemies will allow Lightning to earn points which will increase available world time and items to strengthen her equipment. Unlike the previous games, however, Lightning will be limited in the number of items she’ll be able to carry.

Monsters will appear both in and around the city. At certain times, black haze will appear in certain areas which signifies a new monster territory. Approximately half of the game’s monsters are new, so you’ll still encounter some familiar types from the previous two games.
The magazine leak has also revealed that the Final Fantasy game will not be featuring any DLC, with Game Director Motomu Toriyama saying that the "end of this title can be experienced within one singular package".

You can check out the full run down over at Nova Crystallis and you can also check out the latest trailer below for a glimpse at Lightning.

10:58am 27/12/12 Permalink
system
Internet
--
10:58am 27/12/12 Permalink
WirlWind
Central Coast, New South Wales
452 posts
"features active battle system" What a shock *eyeroll*

Wish there were more games like FF 10...
12:27pm 27/12/12 Permalink
E.T.
Queensland
4476 posts
Game looks full of lady boys. Rev will be all over this :p
03:25pm 27/12/12 Permalink
system
Internet
--
03:25pm 27/12/12 Permalink
AusGamers Forums
Show: per page
1
This thread is archived and cannot be replied to.