Category: Reviews

Review: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VII was not only the very first game I ever played in the series, but also the first RPG I ever played to its end, originally back in 1997. Returning to the game so many years later, after having played through its six predecessors, how did it stack up? I actually started this game up on my PlayStation 3, using my original PlayStation 1 disc(s). However, the game had aged poorly, and I knew I had a PC version I'd bought back in the 90s, so I looked into how that might fare instead,

Final Fantasy VII was not only the very first game I ever played in the series, but also the first RPG I ever played to...

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Review: Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy VI
Considered one of the top two titles in the entire series, I was eager to dive in to this game. I had played it years ago as part of Final Fantasy Anthology, released for the original PlayStation, but I didn't recall the gritty details. I had visions here and there of memorable moments, but it wasn't like I could really tell anyone the story of the game if asked. I also had attended a Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds concert back in March, which included a lot from this game: "Terra's Theme," "Opera

Considered one of the top two titles in the entire series, I was eager to dive in to this game. I had played it years ag...

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Review: Final Fantasy V

Final Fantasy V
Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played long ago when it came out as one-half of the original Playstation's Final Fantasy Anthology over a decade ago. The only thing I really recalled about the game was not liking it and eventually giving up on it; prior to this past month, it remained the one title in the series that I had quit and not beaten -- although, full disclosure, as I learned in March, I never actually

Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played l...

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Review: Final Fantasy IV

Final Fantasy IV
Continuing with my goal of playing each single-player Final Fantasy game this year, one per month, I primarily played Final Fantasy IV. As mentioned in my original post, I was not sure if I would go with the PlayStation Portable version, which included two additional added post-game bonus sequel packs, or the Nintendo DS version, which was completely redone in 3D and included voice acting (but not those two extra episodes). I opted to go for the Nintendo DS version in order to have a completely

Continuing with my goal of playing each single-player Final Fantasy game this year, one per month, I primarily played Fi...

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