Final Fantasy Versus XIII cancelled after Square Enix blows entire budget on pretentious CGI trailers

July 21, 2012 12:36 pm

Square Enix bosses have today confirmed that they were forced to cancel Final Fantasy Versus XIII after discovering that the development team had blown its entire budget on pretentious CGI trailers.

Yoichi Wada, President and CEO of Square Enix, revealed that he took the decision to pull the plug on the project after the development team also admitted that they had no idea what the game was actually supposed to be about, having previously assumed they were creating a homoerotic web-series.

“There was a lot of confusion”, said one member of the development team who asked to remain anonymous. “I mean, why would anyone in their right mind want to create a spin-off of a game that no one really liked?”


6 Comments

Leave a Reply


Other News

  • Featured Gaming Peter Molyneux promises big things for next Fable game

    Peter Molyneux promises big things for next Fable game

    Earlier today former Lionhead Studios director Peter Molyneux held a Skype conference with a small group of carefully selected gaming journalists and bloggers, including the Daily Pixel.

    Whilst no reason was given for the impromptu conference, the Jack of Blades mask Molyneux was wearing immediately raised hopes that his current studio, 22Cans, would be doing some kind of collaboration with Lionhead Studios on a Fable Project.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming Kid terrified big box under Christmas tree might be a Wii U

    Kid terrified big box under Christmas tree might be a Wii U

    With the big day now little over a week away, 10-year-old Sam Harris has grown increasingly concerned that the large blue present sitting under the Christmas tree might be a Wii U.

    Despite months of extolling the merits of the PS4, Sam remains convinced that his well-meaning parents have nevertheless mistakenly purchased Nintendo’s troubled console.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming PS4 requires sacrifice of small animal to enable key features, says Sony

    PS4 requires sacrifice of small animal to enable key features, says Sony

    Sony today confirmed that the PS4 will require a blood sacrifice to enable key features such as MP3, CD and 3D Blu-ray support.

    Gamers had this week reacted with surprise to the news that the console would not be shipping with full functionality, but in a statement Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida reassured prospective owners that all features would be available after a short blood soaked voodoo ritual.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming Mysterious improvement in children’s behavior following announcement of PS4 release date

    Mysterious improvement in children’s behavior following announcement of PS4 release date

    Parents across America have reported sudden and baffling improvements in their children’s behavior following Sony’s announcement that the PS4 will hit stores on 15 November 2013.

    Moms and dads have been left perplexed as their previously angsty and uncooperative offspring have transformed into doting little angels, willing to undertake all manner of household chores without complaint.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming PS4 and Xbox One still not powerful enough to do legs, says Infinity Ward

    PS4 and Xbox One still not powerful enough to do legs, says Infinity Ward

    Having recently outlined some of the graphical improvements found in the PS4 and Xbox One renditions of Call of Duty: Ghosts, Infinity Ward today confirmed that the new consoles were still not powerful enough to give players visible legs.

    Executive producer Mark Rubin told The Daily Pixel that whilst the next-gen versions of the popular first-person shooter franchise would feature significantly improved dynamic lighting and displacement mapping, gamers would unfortunately still have to play as ghostly floating, legless torsos.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming “It better fucking have Bigfoot in it”, gamers tell Rockstar

    “It better fucking have Bigfoot in it”, gamers tell Rockstar

    Rockstar can take GTA 5′s exciting new gameplay features and shove them up its ass unless it has Bigfoot in it, gamers have said.

    Despite announcements that the latest installment will feature the biggest map yet, extensive customization options, destructible environments, scuba diving and much more, gamers have said that unless they have the opportunity to see the legendary Sasquatch they don’t actually give a shit.

    Read more →
  • Featured Gaming Shareholders win console war!

    Shareholders win console war!

    With the current generation of consoles coming to a close, PS3 and Xbox 360 owners were today shocked to discover that it was savvy investors with actual shares in Sony and Microsoft that had won the console war, not the legions of unwashed fanboys that had spent the last six years feverishly debating the merits of their preferred system.

    Read more →
  • The Secret Diary of Max Payne World The Secret Diary of Max Payne: Day as a children’s entertainer

    The Secret Diary of Max Payne: Day as a children’s entertainer

    Dear Diary I’ve faced down psychopaths armed with rocket launchers, spitting hatred at me from behind a teflon shield while I pump them full of bullets. I’ve broken a man’s arm, then beat him to death with the wet squishy end. I even fired an old lady out of a confetti cannon through a chain link fence (wait, that was another game…damn). But nothing I’ve faced so far compares to the day I started my new job. “It’s easy Max” […]

    Read more →