FFXIII isn’t a JRPG, says Kitase

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 7 May 2009 07:32 GMT

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According to FFXIII producer Yoshinori Kitase, his game isn’t a JRPG. It “straddles genres,” apparently.

“There’s a trend these days to strictly categorize games as western RPGs or Japanese RPGs, but Final Fantasy is something that we don’t try to categorize as either/or,” the developer told Edge.

“For us, the game straddles genre.”

Wish it could straddle continents a little quicker.

Thanks, CVG.

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