Takatsugu Nakazawa is a Japanese video game designer who has been working for Square Enix since 1994. He was the system designer of Final Fantasy XV (2016). He was also the battle director of Final Fantasy X-2 (2003) and Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- (2007).
Nakazawa is the creator of the Active X Battle (AXB) system. He also created the draw system used in Final Fantasy VIII (1999). He would later evolve the draw system into the Phantoma system used in Final Fantasy Type-0 (2011).
Works within the series
|Final Fantasy VII||1997||Battle Planner|
|Final Fantasy VIII||1999||Battle Planner|
|Final Fantasy X||2001||Battle Planner|
|Final Fantasy X-2||2003||Battle Director|
|Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings||2007||Special Thanks|
|Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-||2007||Battle Director|
|Final Fantasy XIII||2009||Battle Planning Support|
|Final Fantasy Type-0||2011||Lead Game Designer|
|Final Fantasy XIII-2||2009||Special Thanks|
|Final Fantasy Type-0 HD||2015||Lead Game Designer|
|Final Fantasy XV||2016||System Designer & Battle Director|
|Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition||2018||Director|