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Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy’s Watch Mode

Written on January 17, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Enjoy PSP's Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy with this watch mode that allows you to view other players as they fight their battles.

Gamestar, online retailer has just revealed a few exciting details about the Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy in a new listing.

According to Gamestar, the PSP sequel will have some tournament-style features. Multiple players will take part in these features and those who don’t fight will be able to view the on-going fight on their hand-held devices.

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Takahashi & Nomura’s Revelations on Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy

Written on December 22, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The director and program manager for Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy reveals more secrets about the game. This time it's not just about Laguna.

The final issue of Famitsu for this year features a special on Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy, along with an interview with producer Tetsuya Nomura and planning director Mitsunori Takahashi.

The two big wigs shared new details on the character Laguna. FFVIII supposedly appears in Kingom Heats Birth by Sleep, according to Nomura. They’d even prepared a scene where Laguna appears as the head of Mirage Arena. However, in the mission to find a new character for FFVIII in Duodecim, they left him out.

Another big surprise revealed in the game’s Jump Festa trailer was the introduction of PSP hardware handle. Square Enix is still on the works for a model of the PSP sysstem, but Nomura confirmed to the magazine that it will carry a Yoshitaka Amano illustration showing Chaos and Cosmos. The system will be pearl white, with the side frame being matte black.

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V Jump Reveals Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy World Map

Written on December 15, 2010 by Charles Bass

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V Jump reveals another hint on the much-awaited Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. This time, it is about the World Map. According to V Jump, the world map of Dissidia 012 resembles the map on Final Fantasy 1. Plus, on next month's issue they will be doing a "shocking" character reveal.

Last week, Jump issued preliminary details on Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy’s new world map feature. Today, its sister publication V Jump reveals a few more to add up with the euphoria of Dissidia.

Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy is set on a large world map. The players head off to an adventure to save the world which is being devastated by the power of Chaos.

V Jump screenshots showed the player controlling system wherein such characters like Lightning and Vaan in a 3D environment. Present are treasure boxes to be found here and there.

Apparently, it would be a dangerous place due to “Imitation”, the creatures of Chaos who roam around the world. The magazine also mentioned the presence of gimmicks and devices. However there is no explanation yet on what the enemies and the devices do.

Jump also said that Duodecim will have the option for menu-based controls. Using this input, player can select commands like move, fight and defend from a menu just like in RPG gameplay. It will also include an easier release of EX Bursts and assist commands.

V Jump lets people anticipate their issue for next month as they hinted a rather “shocking” new character reveal. This could be the much awaited revelation. Gadg will keep you posted as always. Meanwhile, see the rumored map outlook similar with FF1 posted after the skip.

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FFVIII’s Laguna Loire Joins Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

Written on December 10, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Final Fantasy VIII's prominent character, Laguna Loire, will appear on the upcoming Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. Jump reveals the participation of the character on Dissidia. He will be playable in the game equipped with a machine gun and a pair of superb combos.

A new character for Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy has been revealed and as expected, Shounen Jump is the one to do the unveiling.

The upcoming issue of Jump revealed that Final Fantasy VIII’s Laguna Loire will be present in the game. Laguna will make use of the machine gun as his weapon for destruction. Players will have the leisure to run while gunning away and also increase combos bu holding down the fire button. Laguna’s EX Burst will give him the ability to use his weapons to blast away an opponent.

Joining the league of the characters unleashed months ago, Jump will have a first glimpse on a new gameplay feature —a world map. However, it is still unclear how this system will work, but a screenshot shows Lightning moving about on a 3D field with what looks like Tifa and Warrior of Light in her “party.”

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Namco Bandai’s Official Lineup for Jump Festa

Written on December 09, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Just like Square Enix, Namco Bandai will give out surprises for the holiday season. Bandai opens up their lineup of games that'll be present on Jump Festa. Some of the games mentioned were Dragon Ball Kai and Digimon Tales.

Namco Bandai shares their line up for next week’s Jump Festa event. Playable releases for games like Dragon Ball Kai and Digimon Story lead the lineup.

Here’s the full lineup:

* Dragon Ball Kai Ultimate Butouden (DS, Playable)
* Rurou Ni Kenshin – Meiji Kenkyaku Rouman Tan – Saisen (PSP, Playable)
* Tales of Graces F (PS3, Playable)
* Tales of the World Radiant Mythology 3 (PSP, Playable)
* Kaijuu Busters Powered (DS, Playable)
* Digimon Story Chou Xross Wars Blue & Red (DS, Playable)
* Battle Spirits Digital Starter (DS, Video only)
* Dragon Ball Raging Blast 2 (PS3, Tournament)
* One Piece Gigant Battle! (DS, Tournament)
* Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (PS3, Tournament)

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A Secret Square Enix Game for Jump Festa

Written on December 06, 2010 by Adam Eve

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Square Enix has released a close-up look at its booth for next week's Jump Festa, and there seems to be space for an unannounced title. What could this mystery title be?

As Square Enix releases a close-up look at its booth for the upcoming Jump Festa, a rumor for a secret game is cooking. The booth listed all the previously announced game from Square Enix namely Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, The 3rd Birthday, Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 Professional, SaGA 3 and Dragon Quest Monsters Wanted!. Included in the list is a game flagged as “???”. Though the title is yet to be unveiled, it won’t be a Nomura joint.

More Jump Festa updates are sure to come up, so expect the secret game to become less mysterious in the coming days. And don’t forget to read the news here on Gadg.

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Jump Festa Kicks Off Capcom vs Marvel 3

Written on December 03, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The gamers can't get enough of the Jump Festa event on the 18th, and this news will excite the fans all the more. Capcom vs Marvel 3 will be joining the event and they're also holding a stage show for the new characters waiting to be unleashed.

This year’s Jump Festa will kick off a little different “manga” type as Capcom unleashes the Marvel vs Capcom 3 on their Festa booth.

Prior to this, Capcom announced that the game will be available for play-along with the Monster Hunter Portable 3rd and Monster Hunter Diary. And today, they also announced that the game will have a stage event. This early Christmas treat will be held for two days during the event proper, from 12:00 to 12:45.

These stage shows will serves as Capcom’s choices for fighting game character announcements. There are 10 characters waiting to be unleashed for the MVC3; fans should always be on the look out as Jump be unveiled on December 18.

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