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Square Enix returns with new Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII details and media

Square Enix tonight finally sent over new official details for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII along with a set of updated screens and a trailer.

We get a nice look at Lightning and her impressive new outfits and abilities too.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – The Final Journey of Lightning trailer:

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII screens:

Read on for the announcement and make sure to pre-order the game below… for $69.99 (for now). Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is scheduled for a 2013 release.

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII sees the return of series heroine, Lightning, in a world that only has 13 days before total annihilation. These new assets offer a first look at the more action-oriented combat system where the player has direct control of the character. Also introduced is Luxerion, the divine city of light and prayer, where Lightning will encounter new enemies and monsters.

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII sees the return of composers Masashi Hamauzu, Naoshi Mizuta and Mitsuto Suzuki, who have all worked on the soundtrack for the previous title, FINAL FANTASY XIII-2. Hamauzu’s track used in the trailer, “Crimson Blitz,” will be made available for download on the iTunes Store on December 23 for $0.99.

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII will be available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system in 2013. LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.



Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (Video Game)

Manufacturer: Square Enix
ESRB Rating: Teen
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: role-playing-game-genre

The world of Gran Pulse is sinking into the sea and what remains is now called Nova Chrysalia. With only thirteen days remaining until the end of the world, Chaos reigns in a world that never ages. New life cannot be born. People need salvation. As Lightning, it is your mission to save as many souls as possible so that they may be brought to the new world. Along the journey, you will encounter familiar faces and engage new foes in all new lands. You must ultimately choose which souls to save and which to abandon and fully understand Lightning's true destiny. It all ends here.
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