Everybody Was Final Fantasy XIII-2 Fighting

Everybody Was Final Fantasy XIII-2 Fighting

Yesterday Square Enix released a video demonstrating all of the nifty things you can do instead of fighting in Final Fantasy XIII-2. Today? Today is all about the battles, which are arguably as entertaining.

My favourite aspect of Final Fantasy XIII-2‘s battle system is definitely the ability to recruit monsters to your party. Every time a battle begins and my pal Chase the Chocobo warks his way onto the battlefield I can’t help but smile.

Why Chase? Each monster you collect has a set number of names you can pin on them. You can select a random name across several categories, or just go completely random. You can’t enter your own names, but Whiskers the Cait Sith and Chase haven’t complained. Especially not since I dressed them up in collectible decorations.

Now I hear there’s a Tonberry out there I can recruit to my party. I thought I was done when I got the Cactaur, but now. The game doesn’t end until I have a pet Tonberry.


  • Too bad reviewers has so far reported that little has been changed from the first game’s crappy constitution.

    I was optimistic before, but with the bad scores already pouring in I’m afraid this is a lost cause for me.

    • I haven’t seen anything worse than an 8 yet? How is that bad? Do people only really buy games these days if they get a 9 or 10?

      Eitherway, I can’t wait for this game. It just sucks big time that it comes out the day I start back at school doing year 12…

      • People like to complain more than anything. You only have to look at a publication like Famitsu to realise that scores are meaningless these days anyway. Play the game for yourself and be your own judge. The demo was probably a great indication of whether or not you will enjoy XIII-2

        The battle system still looks fun and that is what kept me engaged throughout my achievement grinding adventures in XIII. The only major critical point Ive read on XIII-2 is that the story is weaker.

        At the end of the day Ill be playing this game eventually. Im just gonna wait for the price to drop in a few months on ozgameshop to justify the purchase.

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