Final Fantasy XIII Review

Final Fantasy XIII is a 2009 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix, released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS, and Android.  It is the thirteenth title in the mainline Final Fantasy series, and follows Lightning, Snow, and the other heroes who are dealt a hand of fate by the god-like fal’Cie. Cursed and regarded as enemies of society, they have the world against them and nobody to rely on but each other as they struggle to break free of their curse and determine…

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Movies | Final Fantasy

Based on the awesome science fiction video game series of the same name, the Final Fantasy movies center on a group of heroes battling a great evil while exploring the characters’ internal struggles and relationships. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) The story follows scientist Aki Ross and soldier Gray Edwards as they race to save humanity from a mysterious and deadly alien race known as Phantoms who have driven humanity to the brink of extinction. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005) The story takes place two years after events of…

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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 X Review

Final Fantasy X is a 2001 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix, released for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the tenth installment of the Final Fantasy series and is set in the fantasy world of Spira, the game’s story revolves around Tidus, an athlete star of the fictional sport known as blitzball, who finds himself in the world Spira after his home city of Zanarkand is destroyed by a rampaging monster known as Sin. Shortly after arriving…

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Final Fantasy IX Review

Final Fantasy IX is a 2000 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation.  It is the ninth title in the Final Fantasy series and centers on a war between nations, focusing on a young thief named Zidane Tribal, who joins with others to defeat Queen Brahne of Alexandria, the one responsible for starting the war; however the characters realize that Brahne is working with an even more threatening person called Kuja. Positives: Great story Great characters Awesome soundtrack Extensive campaign Great, fun gameplay Massive…

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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 XIII: Who Are Your Favorite Final Fantasy XIII Characters?

Coming at you guys with another Who’s Your Favorite Final Fantasy Character and in this poll we’re looking at Final Fantasy XIII. The story follows a former soldier, Lightning, who begins her fight against the government known as the Sanctum who is purging any civilians who have supposedly come into contact with Pulse, in order to save her sister who has been branded as an unwilling servant to a god-like being from Pulse, the much-feared world below, making her an enemy of the floating world of  Cocoon. Lightning is soon joined…

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Final Fantasy X: Who Is Your Favorite Final Fantasy X Character?

Coming at you guys with another Who’s Your Favorite Final Fantasy Character and in this poll we’re looking at Final Fantasy X.  Set in the fantasy world of Spira, the game’s story revolves around Tidus, an athlete star of the fictional sport known as blitzball, who finds himself in the world Spira after his home city of Zanarkand is destroyed by a rampaging monster known as Sin. Shortly after arriving to Spira, Tidus joins the summoner Yuna and her companions on her pilgrimage to destroy Sin. In this post we’re choosing our favorite…

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

Coming at you guys with another Who’s Your Favorite Final Fantasy Character and in this poll we’re looking at Final Fantasy IX.  The plot centers on a young thief named Zidane Tribal, who joins with others to defeat Queen Brahne of Alexandria, the one responsible for starting the war between the nations. The plot shifts, however, when the characters realize that Brahne is working with an even more threatening person called Kuja. In this post we’re choosing our favorite characters from the group of heroes. Zidane Tribal – A member of a…

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