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Final Fantasy 16

Final Fantasy 16 is an action RPG developed by Square Enix. Set in the land of Valisthea, six different factions are on the brink of war due to a spreading disease known as the Blight. Much of the plot revolves around summoned monsters called Eikons, who are controlled by unique humans called Dominants.

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Final Fantasy
June 22, 2023
Square Enix
Square Enix
Action RPG
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Final Fantasy 16 Was Shaped By Final Fantasy 15's Open World Criticism

A new interview sheds light on the fact that criticisms of Final Fantasy 15's open world are ultimately shaping the way Final Fantasy 16 turns out.

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Final Fantasy 16 Combat Director Describes How Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Inspired Its Gameplay

The combat director of Final Fantasy 16 details how part of its gameplay was inspired by a past title he worked on, Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

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Final Fantasy 16 Has No Plans for DLC

Square Enix reveals its future plans for Final Fantasy 16, confirming it is intended to be a one-off experience and has no DLC planned.

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Why Numerical Entries Are Necessary for Final Fantasy Games

The intention to remove numbers from main Final Fantasy entries after Final Fantasy 16 somewhat negates the series' lasting impact on the medium.

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Final Fantasy 16's Story Is So Confusing Not Even the Devs Could Follow It

The devs behind Final Fantasy 16 reveal that some of them could not understand the game's story, so they made a new feature to aid players.

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Final Fantasy 16 Launch Plan Is Good News for Fans

Final Fantasy 16 shares some good news regarding its launch plans ahead of its scheduled release in June 2023 for the PlayStation 5.

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Final Fantasy Franchise Could Be in for a Huge Change After FF16

Final Fantasy 16 looks to take the franchise in new directions, but it could also spell the end of one of Final Fantasy's oldest traditions.

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Final Fantasy 16 Could Be a Dry Run for the Biggest Hits of the Decade

Final Fantasy 16 is the modern generation's next foray into big-budget fantasy and could lay the foundation for a significant genre resurgence.

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Final Fantasy 16 Has a Weird New Name for Chocobos in Japanese Version

The Japanese version of Final Fantasy 16 uses a rather weird name for Chocobos, the iconic birds that have been with the series since its early days.

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You Will Get to Play Final Fantasy 16 Sooner Than Expected

Fans eager to play the upcoming Final Fantasy 16 received some good news from Square Enix as the company finally confirms a long rumored demo.

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Final Fantasy 16 Preview: 8 Hours With Square's GOTY Contender

Final Fantasy 16 takes an action-heavy approach to combat but mixes it with signature series narrative elements.

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All the Games That Could be At PlayStation's May 24 Showcase

A PlayStation showcase has been confirmed for next Wednesday and while nothing is confirmed, there are a few strong possibilities for what to expect.

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With Final Fantasy 16 Around the Corner, Final Fantasy 5 Sticks Out Like a Sore Thumb

As the apparent near polar opposite of Final Fantasy 16, Final Fantasy 5 may have a direct influence on the series' future next installment.

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Every Country in Final Fantasy 16 Explained

The highly anticipated Final Fantasy 16 is set to explore six unique kingdoms as players adventure through the land of Valisthea.

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Upcoming Role-Playing Games People Are Excited For

Some major RPGs are announced for 2023 and beyond, but which upcoming releases have the most hype?

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Final Fantasy 4 Revolutionized the Series Forever

The first 16-bit Final Fantasy reached for greater narrative and gameplay heights than its predecessors, evolving turn-based combat in the process.

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Final Fantasy 16's Story May Have a Lot in Common with Two Previous Final Fantasies

A certain narrative beat from what's been revealed of Final Fantasy 16's story echoes similar themes used in two classic series entries.

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Final Fantasy 16 Goes Over How Upgrading and Abilities Work

A brief preview video for Final Fantasy 16 goes over how players can work toward unlocking and upgrading Clive's abilities in-game.

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Final Fantasy 16 and Diablo 4 Can Go From Rivals to Allies

As two of 2023's most-anticipated releases, Diablo 4 and Final Fantasy 16 are positioned as competitors but actually share a lot in common.

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PS5 Rumor Could Be Bad News for Final Fantasy 16, Marvel's Spider-Man 2

With Final Fantasy 16 and Marvel's Spider-Man 2 set to drive sales for the PS5 this year, one rumor surrounding the console could be trouble for them.