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How did the long-lived RPG series help the flagging fortunes of developer Squaresoft in the late 80's? Documentary filmmaker Joshua Drew pieces together the history of the franchise from interviews and articles, assembling a portrait of a company teetering on the edge of bankruptcy and saved by one beloved franchise.

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inXile, the developer behind the crowd-funded sequel, "Wasteland 2," certainly aren't shy about showing their work on the post-apocalyptic RPG. Back in February, the studio released approximately 20 minutes of gameplay footage from the first level of "Wasteland 2" and today, they're going a little deeper into the campaign with a look at the Prison.

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The new trailer for "Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster" reveals the improved visuals and rearranged music of the PS3 HD remake.

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Last week, Capcom announced that "Breath of Fire II" would be coming to the Virtual Console on the Wii U--but they didn't have a lot in the way of assets to support the announcement. Enter fan NukaCola who took the initiative to create his own trailer based on the role-playing classic.

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During E3, Square Enix announced that their second most requested title* was in development for the PS4 and Xbox One: "Kingdom Hearts III." That's right, now Xbox owners will get a taste of the labyrinthine, frankly bizarre contortions of what started out as a sweet Disney/Square mashup over a decade ago on the PS2.

*The first being the "Final Fantasy VII" remake that will probably never happen.

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While we wait for whatever big revelations Square Enix might have up their sleeves this year, here's some gameplay footage from the RPG's E3 2013 demo showing Lightning in pursuit of Snow in "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII."

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At least, I think the "Dragon's Crown" is something they're fighting for? Who can be sure. In any event, see more of George Kamitani's buff character designs in action in Vanillaware's upcoming hack and slash RPG for the Vita and PS3.

See the "flashy attacker" Amazon (who's like 33% abs) and "Masterful Magician" Wizard do their thing after the jump.

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"Final Fantasy XIII" heroine Lightning may only have XIII days to save Nova Crystalis, but we've got over have a year until we can play the open world "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII," according to an announcement from Square Enix accompanying the game's E3 trailer.

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While we await a full sequel to "Deus Ex: Human Revolution," Eidos Montreal and mobile developer N-Fusion have cooked up a mobile spinoff of the FPS/RPG hybrid in "Deus Ex: The Fall."

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After E3 sign spotters noticed a banner touting a March 2014 release date for "Dark Souls II," publisher Namco Bandai confirmed to Eurogamer that the punishing RPG would be coming during that window next year.

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