New Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin trailer combines fantasy violence with Frank Sinatra

Team Ninja’s take on the Final Fantasy universe is less than two months away, and while the E3 2021 reveal trailer’s use of the words “Kill chaos” elicited a lot of scoffing, there’s reason to be optimistic. The prospect of a Final Fantasy soulslike developed by the studio responsible for Nioh is exciting enough, and some of the enemies shown in this new five minute trailer are genuinely spectacular. Sure, protagonist Jack is still heavily reminiscent of a PS3-era generic bro, but maybe some Frank Sinatra will take some of that edge off? There’s some Frank in the new trailer, too.

To coincide with the trailer’s release, some new details have emerged on the PlayStation blog. Two enemies are showcased: the Kraken uses its long tentacles to steal your precious buffs and will throw in the occasional water-element attack. Meanwhile, the Lich can inflict curses—always annoying—and to make things worse can also summon skeletons.