Lightning Isn’t Done With You Yet. Here’s An Extended Lightning Returns Trailer

By Ishaan . September 22, 2013 . 3:30pm

More Final Fantasy? More Final Fantasy. While details on Final Fantasy XV may have been scarce at the Tokyo Game Show this year, Square Enix have been providing plenty of information regarding Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, with the latest being this extended cut of the game’s TGS trailer:



In case you missed some of the other Lightning Returns news out of TGS, Square Enix also showed off Lightning’s Yuna costume and an Aerith costume from Final Fantasy VII.

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  • Nanaki

    The trailers just keep on getting better.
    I really like that Dark Knight-inspired costume.

  • OathkeeperSoraXIII

    Loving the dark setting the game has. So hyped for this!
    The game’s opening CGI was also shown via their stream. It’s low quality however:

  • Freya2012

    Wait? Didn’t Yeul appeared somewhat evil at the end of FF13-2? What’s going on? I am not trolling, but honestly so far, a lot of stuff doesn’t make sense yet.

    • Pdugna

      Yeul has multiple forms because of the multiple timelines…so one was evil..

      • OathkeeperSoraXIII

        It’s possible that it could be Mwynn. Since Yuel was created in the same image as Mwynn. However Mwynn should be in the centre of all the chaos…Then again…that ‘Yuel’ at the end of XIII-2 had a chaos aura around her

        • Freya2012

          So the real evil is the Chaos!

          • Ni ~UNREAL BLACK THINGS~

            Chaos as the final boss!!

  • Christian Wright

    snow is a heartless!

    • zaidandzhadow

      If fucking Snow dies i’m throwing this shit to the trash can

  • Pdugna

    I feel kinda bad for Snow….fucking guy is screwed over in everything it seems…think the bad stuff finally got to him and he just lost it.

    • zaidandzhadow

      It so unfair, as he helped lightning when she came to him in his dreams and did everything for lightning’s sister.

  • KingGunblader

    The more trailers that come out for the game, the more interested I am in the story. The fight with Caius in this trailer looks almost exactly like the Requiem of the Goddess DLC for XIII-2.

  • AttorneyAtMusic

    This trailer has made me realize that this whole sub series has been leading up to a Final Fantasy styled interpretation of the Norse legend of the twilight of the gods, valhalla, valkyries, ragnorak, all that good stuff.

    Norse mythology is epic and I’m very ok with this.

    • Detrimont

      norse mythos has always been present in the FF series(niflheim and midgar(d) in ff7, as well as odin in a lot of the games)
      but yeah, this entry in the series is taking the cake.
      i’m very ok with this too XD

    • Sardorim

      I wonder who shall play the role of Fenrir….

      • Sergio Briceño

        Hopefully a bad ass chocobo.

      • Ehren Rivers

        Fenrir was a fal’Cie you don’t actually get to see in XIII-2, who is apparently so massive it causes a complete eclipse as it searches the heavens for… Well, whatever it is they look for. The Door of Souls, or some physical way to get into the Unseen Realm.

        So basically, they made a reference to Fenrir swallowing the sun and the moon.

    • Lynx


      I mean, I picked up a good amount of referencing in the original and -2 but that’s….

      That’s kind of awesome.

  • Detrimont

    only here to say i can’t wait to play it, i’m not watching the trailers because i want everything in the game to be new to me

  • TheExile285

    “Lightning Isn’t Done With You Yet”

    Boy, do i like the sound of that :P

    • Sardorim

      You have great Hope in you.

      • Pinwheel

        Pff, Sazh you.

        • KingGunblader

          I’ll Fang you to refrain from such awful puns.

          • JuhRo

            Cid I really just read all of this..

            Does Wayne Brady have to Chocobo?

        • Fang it.

          • Invisbin

            Lol you Snow funny.

          • Serah problem?

  • SerendipityX

    I wonder what exactly Snow is trying to accomplish.

  • Oh man I probably shouldn’t be, but I’m really interested in the Light VS. Snow part, how he turned into the antagonist, or is he really? Looking forward to see where they’ll go with that~

    • Sardorim

      His wife died and he wasn’t even there for her when he should have been by her side. The world screwed him over, losing Serah was the final straw that drove him beyond salvation.

      • zaidandzhadow

        Ohh i haven’t thinked about that, thank you, seriously.

  • John Lawson

    Babies first Final Fantasy.
    If you played other Square games you’ll be annoyed on how blatant they are recycling Kingdom hearts and FF4-10 in a single game.

    • zaidandzhadow

      That’s why those are sequels, and that also is the idea with KH beign based on FF, dumbest comment ever.

      • John Lawson

        don’t call my comment dumb if you’ve never played other real Final Fantasy games, and Kingdom Hearts may feature FF characters, but it has nothing to do with it.

        • zaidandzhadow

          C’mon so we should thank disney for the magic spells right, and also the kind of continuity elements wich make a FF game a non-direct sequel, whoa i can’t stand you, It seems who haven’t played any game, nor read comments, nor think what he’s about to post; thinks has played all the games…

          • John Lawson

            You’re a Moron.
            Kingdom Hearts follows it’s own continuity
            FFX and FFVII and (se)prequels are the only FF games within same continuity that AREN’T in same arc.
            FFXIII, FFXV, and Type-0 belong to the same arc.
            Google exists
            The Ultimania exists
            You’re on the internet, there’s no excuse to be so uninformed

  • Sapitntapit

    Valkyrie Profle: Lightning

    • Arcana Wiz

      Now you made me want play VP3 Hristh…. seriously they even teased it on the ds game! when you will do it square/tri-ace?

    • Alex Shadov

      I’m with you, except that it also could be Haute Couture: Lightning’s Fashion Show

  • idofgrahf

    lighting might not be done with me but I am done with lighting. Really, FF has degenerated into half baked sequels and “hey lets sell as many costumes on the PSN as we can and see how much we can milk it because we can’t write story to save our life and can’t count on our story to attract an audience anymore.”

  • Arcana Wiz

    This looked great, well now that the saga is ending a lot of hate will move into the next thing and maybe XIII will be only remembered as the mediocre FF that had a good game to end the saga.

  • ギャビン

    You guys are killin it with these article titles today lol well done.

  • Rake

    God dammit, I’m one of those people who is actually excited for this game. (And one of the few who enjoyed the first XIII game.)

    Kind of bittersweet seeing the saga come to an end.. Oh well, FF XV~ o:

    • Alex Shadov

      I’m excited too, but some facts make me uneasy. One, is that this is the final game of the trilogy… and FF XIII-2 … sight … (I won’t say it was that bad… but was bad… story wise at least.) so, I hope they don’t mess it again.
      And second… Lightning have gone trough a lot… but becoming a fashion expert wasn’t what I expected her to be… a goddess maybe, a valkyrie (which seems to be somehow close, with the soul saving and stuff.)
      And last… the play time… 20 – 30 hours is telling that the story is short and the game is going for replayability over story… I love Final Fantasy because the epics stories… but hey, the game give you only 13 days until the end of the world so maybe I’m just wrong and those 50 hours maximum of gameplay are necessary to see all the story.

  • SunOatBoatMatadorQuattro

    Light has to help Caius? It would be nice if this game had coop.

    • JuhRo

      Remote play co-op. :D
      Someone helping out through a Vita with their own menus and junk. :)

  • Well I’m done with her.

  • Azurelegance

    So far, I like how SE’s handling the LR news. They’re showing us enough, but aren’t spoiling everything like XIII or XIII-2. I can’t wait to get this game.

  • ElAbuelo69

    I am not a FF13 or Lightning hater, I am actually looking forward to LR but…I think they have released a LOT of content…

    Please leave room for surprises ^^’

  • Corey Schulz

    Just to recap the trailer,
    That is all.

    • zaidandzhadow

      Why would anyone who haven’t even go be back

  • Shady Shariest

    The title makes it sound like she is beating us :(
    *Scared* Slender(Wo)man stahp!

  • AoNoise

    Snow as Final Boss. Calling it.

    Also: DAYUUUUM~ he sexy.

    • fireguardiancoty

      He has always been sexy~

      • JuhRo

        I mean.. Troy Baker. Duh.

  • Skeptika Crediblus

    How much do you want to bet Lightning’s in XV, too? I’m calling it now.

  • eilegz

    HYPE, emo SNOW as the final boss :O

  • Snow as the main villain? Waht a twist!

    … Although I never hated Snow, poor guy :C

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