Should I re-gift?
So I got Final Fantasy XIII for Christmas from a gaming noob mate
If you've enjoyed JRPGs in the past I say give it a whirl. There's definitely some fun to be had there (even if you don't make it to the end).
If you have no interest in these type of games whatsoever then sure, gift it to someone else who might have more fun with it.
Honestly, I don't see why there's so much hate for FFXIII. Yes, it's not the greatest game to be released this year. So what? There's nothing offensively bad about it. Re-gift it if you want, or you could... Y'know. Play it. Considering you got it for free and you won't lose anything by at least giving it a try.
I really don't see why people hate this game so much. It's not the best game ever... Hell it's not even the best Final Fantasy ever but I still found it really enjoyable. If you can tolerate the associated JRPG tropes you should definitely give it a go. Just remember to play the game post-2 hour-tutorial.
Throw the game back in his face.
It's not THAT bad, if it wasn't named Final Fantasy it would just be a decent RPG that would be easily forgotten.
The game is sort of bland if you skip all the cutscenes, and it is really, really annoying if you don't. You still need to play it, though. That is an important factor in forming your own opinion about a game and you can't honestly love/hate on a game if you haven't played it.
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