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This Is Final Fantasy XIII-2’s Travelling Merchant, Chocolina


Quirky merchant characters peddling their goods are nothing new to videogames, and Final Fantasy XIII-2 has its own such merchant as well. This morning, Square showed first screenshots of Chocolina (above), a travelling merchant who will sell you items, weapons, accessories, monster training items, and bargains. Here are some of the things you can buy from her shop:



You can look at more screenshots of the game below, including some of the Archylte Steppe, a new area in the game. There’s also screens of Noel and Serah’s meeting, some of the dialogue choices during their conversations (called Live Trigger events), and cutscenes from other events.


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Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.