Cheers to real-life 'Final Fantasy' potion

Coming to a beverage aisle near you: the "Final Fantasy XII" potion. Square Enix, maker of the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game, says it will team with Japanese drink maker Suntory to concoct an energizing brew timed with the March 16 release of "Final Fantasy XII" in Japan.

According to a story on, the drink will come in blue crystal-themed bottles and will bear the taste of various mystery herbs. A few swigs may or may not help you accumulate hit points.

View pics of the potion at

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