Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Feb 11, 2014
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About this game

Content Rating: Teen


Lightning, the star of the FINAL FANTASY XIII series, is poised to face her ultimate challenge. Experience a new game world, a new battle system, and extended customization features. The epic FINAL FANTASY XIII tale is coming to a thrilling finale, but every facet of the game has been revamped to deliver an original gaming experience. The world will end in 13 days. Once again, its fate rests on the shoulders of one woman.

Critic Reviews

25 Reviews
Philip KollarFeb 11, 2014
At one point in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13, a character from the previous games is talking about their past adventures and their seeming futility as the end of the world looms over them. "It didn't mean a thing," she says. "It's done and gone." The game eventually attempts to fight that fatalism, but it was too late for me. I've had some good times with the Final Fantasy 13 games and a lot of bad memories, with Lightning Returns mostly falling into the latter. But now it's done and gone. And it didn't mean a thing.
MachinimaFeb 12, 2014
Chris WattersApr 04, 2014
Perhaps if I was previously enamored with the worlds of Final Fantasy, Nova Chrysalia would have intrigued me more. While I'll never know what my perspective would have been, I do know that, as a newcomer to Final Fantasy, Lightning Returns didn't feel unwelcoming. From combat to characters, the game did a lot to make sure I knew where I was, what I was doing, and why I was doing it. The problem isn't that it's a poor choice for newcomers; the problem is that it's a poor game.

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