I Don’t Think Final Fantasy XIII Is Even Trying Anymore

Okay. I have two confessions to make. They’re big, so you might need to sit down.

1) I’m starting not to be terrifyingly obsessed with Final Fantasy XIII. I know, it’s fucked up. But none of the videos have been that exciting to me since that initial trailer about a jillion years ago. I mean, I’m still going to buy it and I’m still looking forward to playing it, but I’m just not salivating over it the way I have over previous FF games. I don’t know if this is because the actual FFXIII videos are boring or because we’ve had a rash of such awesome game videos recently for me to compare them to — probably a bit of both.

2) If you’re not a borderline insane Final Fantasy fan, this new video — which shows off some new clips, the English voices, and the horribly lame love song from the game (by the horribly lame Avatar love song girl) — has to be terrible, right? The fact that I can even perceive this is a clear sign that my adoration of FF isn’t quite so absolute. I mean, I have a pretty high capacity for androgynous videogame characters talking about seeing bland mysterious females in fields, but come on, Square Enix, help a brother out.