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Final Fantasy Tactics A2 hits Japan on Oct. 25

While we may be a little disappointed with some of what Square Enix is offering us with Final Fantasy Tactics A2: The Sealed Grimoire, that certainly doesn't mean we stop hoping. Of course, the first FFTA was no slouch, and a game building off that formula still makes us take notice, even if it's not going as far as we (or any touchscreen-enabled, Wi-Fi connected DS owner) might like.

In preparation for the game's October 25th Japanese release, Square Enix has continued to shed light on some of the additions to the races and jobs that will be available. As we've mentioned previously, we know about the Hume, Moogle, Viera, Bangaa and Nu Moh races, with two more yet to be revealed. On the job front, they have recently added Yojimbo for the Humes, Chocobo Knight and Magic Gunner for the Moogles, Green Mage and Magic Fencer for the Viera, Master Monk and Cannoneer for the Bangaa, and Arcane Mage for the Nu Moh. This brings the total number of jobs announced for all races to 49, with another three still a mystery.

Squeenix has also released a handful of new images with the new classes in action, so check 'em out! What do you think, does it look good, or does its younger target demographics and lack of touchscreen use damage its appeal?

Gallery: FF Tactics A2

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Vince1

8-01-2007 @ 6:09PM

Vince said...

After FFTA, i'm not excited about this in the least.

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raycosm2

8-01-2007 @ 7:14PM

raycosm said...

Looks awesome, and I couldn't care less about not using a touch screen, or no (Wi-Fi) multiplayer. Hell I'd be pissed if it made me use a touch screen to move stuff around.

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Michael K.3

8-01-2007 @ 8:30PM

Michael K. said...

in August 2007's Nintendo power they say the final version of FFTA2 WILL have stylus control

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hvnlysoldr4

8-01-2007 @ 11:07PM

hvnlysoldr said...

Woot Woot! I put 260+ hours in FFTA so I expect good things from this.

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reef5

8-02-2007 @ 1:09AM

reef said...

I'm also a member of the 250 club! Of both games thus far!

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RedWing6

8-02-2007 @ 10:59AM

RedWing said...

I liked the first one, and this game has been a long time in coming.

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