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Joystiq presents

Final Fantasy Tactics A2 trailer revealed

After teasing us with screenshots and magazine scans of Final Fantasy Tactics A2 for weeks, Square Enix has finally given us a video preview of the upcoming SRPG. The trailer clocks in at just under three minutes, cycling through story cutscenes, reworked map mechanics, and new special attacks. Jump past the post break for the clip, and let us know what you think!

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5-14-2007 @ 10:22AM

Vince said...

Hopefully this turns out better than the travesty that was FFTA. god that game was terrible. lets get back to FFT for christ's sake.


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5-14-2007 @ 12:18PM

JBGUY2K said...

hoooooly crap that game looks like it's gonna be epic. As fas as graphics go... well... fancy summons aren't gonna do it for me. I was expecting for them to do something more with the hardware.

Oh well, I'm still getting it, hahaha.


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5-14-2007 @ 12:22PM

Ryan said...

@ #1: Seriously dude? What? FFTA was an incredible game. Probably my favorite on the GBA. Did you even give it a chance? In other news, yeah, I'm gettin that.


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5-14-2007 @ 12:33PM

ArashiUzumaki said...

i thought FFTA was aiite!
although.. i got to the end and ended up saving it on the last bit, then discovered that i should of trained a bit more.. and havent completed it since, hah!


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5-14-2007 @ 12:42PM

JM said...

"Hopefully this turns out better than the travesty that was FFTA. god that game was terrible. lets get back to FFT for christ's sake."

You're crazy. FFTA was easily in the top 5 GBA games. If not for Advance Wars it may have been #1.


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5-14-2007 @ 1:17PM

reef said...

I just shed a tear that SOOOO AWSOME!! and am I wrong or is it a DS Title?


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5-14-2007 @ 1:22PM

AoOs said...

Can somebody tell me how the game works? I didnt really notice any fight screens, or is the whole combat system different in the FFT games ?

It looks cool, but I have no idea what I'm looking at/for/who/what/not me!/I didnt touch your dog!!/anything...


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5-14-2007 @ 2:41PM

ConstyXIV said...

@7 AoOs:
If you've played Advance Wars, Fire Emblem, or any other turn-based strategy game, that's about how it rolls.

@6 reef:
Read the banner at the top of the page


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5-14-2007 @ 3:04PM

AoOs said...

I am familiar with the turn based combat style from the FF games, I was just wondering if it was the same in FFT... :)


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5-14-2007 @ 3:19PM

weh said...

i also hope that this game is more like the original FFT than the FFTA. FFT was my favorite game, and for me FFTA was a disappointment.


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5-14-2007 @ 5:20PM

Vince said...

FFTA may have been a decent game by itself, but by slapping the FFT moniker on it, square forced me to compare it to one of the greatest strategy RPG games ever made. And I think we can all agree that FFTA can not stand against FFT and be taken seriously.


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5-14-2007 @ 8:18PM

El Hajjish said...

I can't agree with that.


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5-14-2007 @ 10:08PM

Kefka said...

I havent played FFT, but FFTA was great. The haters are almost always people who didn't like it *compared to FFT*.

As for FFTA2... well, the fact that it still has the "A" in the title (stood for Advance, when it appeared on the GBA) pretty much sums up the graphics. It still looks like a GBA game. Heck, half the sprites I saw in the trailer were the same.

That said, there isn't really all that much one can do to improve the graphics of this kind of game. Fancier spell effects (which they seem to have) look nice, but that's about it...

Still, looks like another few weeks of addictive fun. :)


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5-15-2007 @ 12:42AM

Dead_Prophet said...

@13 Same as GBA? The sprites have more color, they seem to animate a bit better, there's more overall detail, and it looks like they've upped the size of some of the sprites. This game looks better than the PSX version of FFT.


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5-15-2007 @ 6:49AM

Kenny said...

I played both and I thought FFTA was more fun than FFT.

Just the thought of more FFTA brings a tear to my eye! I hope the story is as mature as the last one. I liked the sub-theme of a boy trying to hide in escapism from his alcoholic father.


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5-16-2007 @ 1:12AM

EvilTekno said...

FFTA was horrible. Plain and simple, far to easy and the judge system was horribly executed. I'm really hoping they recover with this one, otherwise I'm just gonna start sending letters to NIS to make a Disgaea for NDS.


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6-08-2007 @ 8:56PM

PyramidHead123 said...

Am I the only one who played both FFTA and FFT and didnt think FFTA was terrible? I was dissapointed with FFTA's story line but that didnt ruin the game because the gameplay was excellent. The judge system got annoying at times but it also added another layer of depth to fights, requiring a strategy to be changed to accomadate for skills being outlawed.
If you put it in perspective, FFT was made for the ps1 which had a 3d geometry engine with capabilities of displaying approximately 360k polygons a second and had 2mb of ram. The gba on the other hand, had nothing but a 2d sprite engine, and less than 1mb of ram. The amount of space the cartridge could hold is about 32mb, while a ps1 cd could hold a much larger amount of data. So all in all i think that FFTA more than compensates for its deficiencies considering the hardware it was made for.


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