Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is an upcoming console action role-playing video game to be developed and published by Square Enix for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2013.
I and many of my gamer peers have a love/hate relationship with the Final Fantasy XIII games. The first entry left me wanting more, as the game never fully delivered on either its narrative or gameplay aspects. XIII-2 presented itself as a more open game with a much more satisfying exploration aspect, but tacked on a rather convoluted and almost incomprehensible plot. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII follows in the footsteps of its direct predecessor by expanding even more on its gameplay and changing some fundamental mechanics that make it that much more fun to play, but continue with a plot that I don't even think Toriyama himself fully comprehends. In Lightning Returns, our titular heroine is basically Jesus. That's the most accurate comparison I could muster.... Read Review