From the creative minds behind Final Fantasy VIII and Final Fantasy X comes the latest installment in the critically acclaimed series. As Final Fantasy VII was for PlayStation®, and Final Fantasy X for PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Final Fantaxy XIII will be the first numbered Final Fantasy title for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360®, and will look to once again reestablish the series as the RPG brand. Players will follow Lightning, Snow, and the other heroes who are dealt a hand of fate by the god-like fal'Cie. Cursed and regarded as enemies of society, they have the world against them and nobody to rely on but each other. Will they find the strength within themselves to break free of their curse and determine their own fates, or will they succumb to this higher power? with a story that is sure to connect with players' hearts, diverse new characters from world-renowned creator and character designer Tetsuya Nomura, and exciting new game play features centered around an evolved Active Time Battle system, Final Fantasy XIII will be the pinnacle in gaming experiences.