• http://twitter.com/ravenschwann Tim Nguyen

    I hope we don’t need to actually rely on the summons too much in battle.

    • JohnCasey1

      You prolly will. Summons in this game are the equivalent of Limits, Overdrives, Desperation attacks, etc etc

    • ihatenoobs

      why not? using summons is the best part of playing a FF game.

      • http://thrust-the-sky.deviantart.com/ WildArms

        it is, but just like special attacks like when u are about to die or something, is boring to just start a fight, summon, and win

        • http://several-hours-into-the-game.blogspot.com/ Nika

          I often find summoning in normal battles to much of a hassle. You’ll probably be faster NOT summoning in random battles than when you do.

          That, and I tend to forget I can summon.

  • JohnCasey1

    Man. There are more numbers floating around in those screenshots than in tax season.

    • ForeverFidelis


  • http://terracannon876.livejournal.com Laura

    I wonder how long they can continue this name scheme. It’ll only be so long before we run out of weather/world-related words that are common. Maybe someone can be named Stratos…

    • JohnCasey1

      They *already* ran out of ideas: Noctis, Snow, Hope, etc etc… That’s the bottom of the creative barrel right there.

  • Eddie

    For some reason Vanille’s summon Hecatoncheir reminds me of Rikku’s Machina Maw Dress Sphere… Maybe because they both sit on it I guess…

    • http://twitter.com/Link4lyfe Tim Cronmiller

      I’m right there with you, it’s the first thing I thought of.

    • Raccoon


  • Aoshi00

    So that’s Cid! I couldn’t make it out in the trailer since he said his name together like shidorein.. too many girls, we need some cool looking guys too :)
    Hecatoncheir reminds me of buddha w/ a 1000 arms.

    I hope I get this before Christmas (don’t care what everybody says, this game looks good to me).. P-A should really update their preliminary cover art w/ the official ones, a little misleading you know..

  • http://twitter.com/Link4lyfe Tim Cronmiller

    When I first saw the TGS trailer, I would have bet money that Hope’s father was Cid in this game, he just had that “cid look” to him. Oh well, looks great.

  • http://pt-pt.facebook.com/people/Lyh-Scully/613703032 Lyh Scully

    Well hi to you too Cid XD ! I like it ! i do ! its a change in the ‘Cid Chara’ , Cid are usualy older guys ( wich i dont mind at all ) but here looks very cool !
    O_O remembers Cid from FFunlimited XD ( he was a kid lol )

  • MisterNiwa

    Hi, Cid!

  • http://thrust-the-sky.deviantart.com/ WildArms

    Woa so many screenshots and info already, we will beat the game before getting it

  • http://doujingamer.blogspot.com/ doujingamer

    I actually like when Cid is a portly engineer, ideally with a beard… <3

  • vrakanox

    Will square enix really make the coolest looking character non-playable? Tune in next time to find out.

  • Hours

    I very much hope Cid is a playable characters. I really like his design a lot.

    Six main playable characters seems a bit low for a Final Fantasy game, so I’m hoping to see more.

    • http://www.nisamerica.com NickyD

      It’s been a while since we’ve had a playable Cid, hasn’t it? I have a feeling we’ll get to control him, though it might be a temporary thing. SE loves pulling that shenanigan.

  • Advent_Andaryu

    Aside from all the Cid bashing, did you know that Hecatoncheir (also known as Hecatonchires in Greek mythology) is a “Hundred-handed” god that was even mightier than the Titans. Seriously, give Square Enix props for making awesome summons. All the metallic hands come together to make a freakin’ gatling gun! Machina Maw was awesome, but XIII gives you full control of a metal god.Why can’t the summons (Eidolons) play a story based role like in FF X? That would be perfect for the story….

  • wharcraff

    Cid is always at his best when he is a Soldier for the enemy. Then he can give off that FF6 vibe of being bamboozled, and lead astray ;-). What this one needs though is a soul patch.

    And that mech that Vanille also kinda give of that FF6 vibe as well from the Intro where your walking to the cavern in those bipedal monstrosities.

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