Final Fantasy IX vs. Final Fantasy VII

These two games are two of my favorite RPG action games and definitely helped to make the PlayStation as big and prominent as it was.  Both great titles in their own right, this post will definitely pit them against each other.  While researching for this post I noticed how polarized the fans are.  There are three types of fans, those who like Final Fantasy VII, those who like Final Fantasy IX, and those who like both. Story Final Fantasy has definitely had its share of interesting stories and these two…

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Final Fantasy VII Review

Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix, released for the PlayStation.  Serving as the seventh installment in the Final Fantasy series, the game follows Cloud Strife, a mercenary who joins the eco-terrorist rebel organization AVALANCHE to stop the world-controlling mega-corporation Shinra from draining the life of the planet but end up becoming involved in a larger world-threatening conflict. Positives: Great characters Great story Great soundtrack Fun, challenging gameplay Well-developed world setting Extensive campaign Innovative Materia system Awesome antagonist Plenty of…

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Top 20 Final Fantasy Characters of All Time

What is going on guys?  Coming at you with another top 10 list from the Final Fantasy Universe. Although most Final Fantasy installments are stand-alone stories with different settings and main characters, they feature identical elements that define the franchise. Recurring elements include plot themes, character names, and game mechanics. Plots center on a group of heroes battling a great evil while exploring the characters’ internal struggles and relationships.  This here is a list of those characters both good, evil, and indifferent. 20. Rufus Shinra (Final Fantasy VII) Also featured in:…

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Final Fantasy VII: Who Are Your Favorite Final Fantasy VII Characters?

Coming at you guys with another Who’s Your Favorite Final Fantasy Character and in this poll we’re looking at Final Fantasy VII. The story follows Cloud Strife, a mercenary who joins the eco-terrorist rebel organization AVALANCHE to stop the world-controlling megacorporation, Shinra, from draining the life of the planet to use as an energy source. Cloud and his allies become involved in a larger world-threatening conflict and face off against Sephiroth, the main antagonist. Final Fantasy VII is a great video game and with it some great characters.  In this post we’re choosing our…

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Top 10 Final Fantasy VII Characters

Final Fantasy VII is without a doubt not only one of the best titles in the Final Fantasy series but also in video game history.  But its unique story isn’t what makes it stand out as much as the memorable characters.  1. Aerith Gainsborough 2. Cloud Strife 3. Professor Hojo 4. Reno 5. Rufus Shinra 6. Sephiroth 7. Tifa Lockhart 8. Vincent Valentine 9. Luffie Kisaragi 10. Zack Fair

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Review

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a 2005 Japanese computer-animated science fantasy film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, based on the 1997 video game Final Fantasy VII.  The story takes place two years after events of Final Fantasy VII, focusing on Cloud Strife and his comrades who must stop a mysterious trio from resurrecting the villain Sephiroth. Positives: Great characters Terrific action Phenomenal cgi effects Terrific soundtrack Compelling story Great cinematography Great voice performances Negatives: n/a Plot:  The story is fast paced but does take the time to focus on the…

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Ganondorf vs. Sephiroth vs. Augus

In this post, we’re taking three of some of the most badass villains and video games and are pitting them against each other; the Great King of Evil, Ganondorf, the One Winged Angel, Sephiroth, and the Seventh Deity Augus. Ganondorf Dragmire is the main antagonist of the The Legend of Zelda series, also known as the Dark Lord or the Great King of Evil.  He is the only male Gerudo, born once every hundred years, and the reincarnation of the evil being Demise.  Ganondorf is exceptionally cunning, ruthless, cruel, and…

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