After waiting for almost a decade, Finally... the Fantasy has returned!
Square Enix officially announced the release date for Final Fantasy XV as September 30, 2016. I was growing up with Final Fantasy games, from Nintendo to Playstation platfrom (with a few ROMS in EMU along the way... tehee). So, having a new FF game in this most advanced digital era is quiet astonishing.
Well...it just not the game itself, but off course with some toys that came along the way. I remembered it was Final Fantasy VIII that came with most highest hype for the toys (I still can’t get over the “Eyes on Me” song). And then the final being replaced with another fantasy, and so on. Recently, we also been hype with the release of Final Fantasy VII action figure by Square Enix in their Play Arts Kai series. So, we could expect that the release of Final Fantasy XV Play Arts Kai figures will follow soon after the game, and they’ll surely come in hot!
Final Fantasy XV is keeping the tradition as a role-playing game, now combine with strategic elements. And it’s also evolved not only in visual graphic but also in gameplay. Weather system introduce to the gampelay along with day-and-night time system.
Well, it gets more complicated to play where your character should eat & sleep to keep reserve their strength instead of just using potion to heal your HP, right? This game would also have a very massive landscape, which your characters could travel using their car “Regalia” or riding Chocobos (yep! That giant-yellow-chicken-like creature still exist! I guess they’re not endangered species yet, teheee). For the note, Regalie can be upgrade from car to airship later in the game, to be faster and save time in exploring the massive map. Final Fantasy XV is set on Eos, a world similar to modern-day Earth. It’s divided between multiple nations, including Lucis, Tenebrae, Niflheim, Solheim and Accordo. The people also grown divided between Magic users & Technological civilizations. A long waged war make the protection crystal of each country diminished and their world had been in a great threat to be perished.
The Fantasy Immortalized in plastic figures by Square Enix in Play Arts Kai Series.
By the way, do you know that the name Gladiolus comes from a name of flower? it cames from Latin name Gladius, which means sword. Sometimes it called “Sword Lily”
Originally, this Play Arts Kai Noctis action figure was bundled-offer, along with the game. But now you can pre-order just the figure alone. This Play Arts Kai Noctis also comes with two type of swords, and two extra pairs of hands. The fashion design of this character is also unique as it appears asymetric, representing from Japanese fashion house Roen, leads by Hiromu Takahara.
Did you know, that Tetsuya Nomura created Noctis originally for Final Fantasy Versus XIII? But it was cancelled. He also wanted his personality to be unique in the series, being unlike protagonists like Squall Leonhart or Cloud Strife, instead focusing more on realism. His full name loosely translates from Latin into "Night of Light Sky". His nickname, Noct, translates as "of the Night".