If you were to ask a Final Fantasy fan to describe the iconic Square series, they might rattle off a series of terms. crystals, classes, chocobos. Flying airships. Summoned monsters with mythological titles like Ifrit and Shiva. Somebody named Cid.
There was some legal noise a few days ago that Hello Games' ambitious title No Man's Sky may have incorporated a so-called, patented "Superformula" into its procedural generation code. Managing director Sean Murray has addressed the situation on Twitter, describing it as a "non-story".