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Posted by Mechanized

This is exactly what I wanted. Now I want to know why exactly they haven't put FF1&2 up on PSN for PSP or the PSX classic renditions.

Edited by HypotheticalSolution76

I seriously considered purchasing the PSP version of FF1, and after arguing with myself, I decided that since I argued too much, i mustn't have needed a purchase. The game holds such a strong meaning for me that the Virtual Console version also held great interest.
 
...and now the Ipod Touch gets its own available copy. I feel like Tommy Lee Jones from Men in Black when he comments, "Now I'll have to buy the Beatles White Album again..."

Posted by Computerplayer1
@iAmJohn said:
" @Computerplayer1 said:
" @CL60 said:
" @Computerplayer1 said:
" @iAmJohn said:
" @Computerplayer1 said:
" Now if I could just afford a damn iPhone... "
I really hope you're not being serious. "
Could I afford it? Yes. My concept of affording something lies more in whether or not it is a good use for that money. Where I could spend $200 for a phone and another $100 a month to get all the use out of it is irrelevant. I can't afford an iPhone if I'm only going to use it for talk and text -- which is all I want out of a phone currently. "
Get an Ipod Touch then? "
....Also $200 lol. I have far better uses for $200. Like sit on it. "
You misunderstand me.  My point was questioning why one of the things that would make you want an iPhone is, of all things, another port of Final fucking Fantasy, which not only isn't that great, but you can play it on five million other systems that you probably own. "
Ah yes, that makes much more sense. Internet beats me again at deciphering sentences.
Posted by Orange_Pork
@Detrian said:
" So how many of you folks going "ONSCREEN CONTROLS DONT WORK" have actually played a good game with onscreen controls? "
Why would they be saying that onscreen controls don't work if they've played a good game with onscreen controls?
Edited by devosion

This is Square-Enix milking its franchise, and you, for all it's worth.

Posted by ch13696

If this sells well then maybe we'll see other ports.

Posted by Detrian
@denshuu said:
" @Detrian said:
" So how many of you folks going "ONSCREEN CONTROLS DONT WORK" have actually played a good game with onscreen controls? "
Why would they be saying that onscreen controls don't work if they've played a good game with onscreen controls? "
Yes that's more or less my point, good job.
Posted by DavidSnakes

Will they fix the wretched dialogue?

Posted by Milkman

An interesting idea that could potentially work pretty well.

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Posted by Cybexx

"Hey lets release those two games we have released on everything else again on iPhone, good thing we waited till the App Store buzz died down. People love to buy those games again, especially the second one, the broken one. We can't really be bothered coming up with a new 2D Final Fantasy for this device. Lets badly composite our stock B-Roll footage onto a terrible image of the iPhone and be done with it."
 I can't really blame them since this has worked so many times in the past, I'm just amazed when it is I & II again. I mean if a year goes by when they don't re-release those two specific games again they might go under.

Posted by k_dash

finally.
Posted by Singeslayer

What?

Posted by mythrol
@deyanne said:
" i have to say this is the first time i see a "real" game ported to the iphone/pod that looks like it might work. curious to see more about this. only downside is these aren't exactly games you just play in quick 15-20min sessions which is what the iphone is best suited for "
Then you haven't really looked. The iPhone has had plenty of "real" games on it for quite awhile now.
 
Oh I get it though, it's popular to bash on the iPhone because of control scheme.
Posted by Dallas_Raines
@mythrol: 
 
If they use onscreen "buttons", then it's just a shit game.
Posted by NekuCTR
@mythrol said:
" @deyanne said:
" i have to say this is the first time i see a "real" game ported to the iphone/pod that looks like it might work. curious to see more about this. only downside is these aren't exactly games you just play in quick 15-20min sessions which is what the iphone is best suited for "
Then you haven't really looked. The iPhone has had plenty of "real" games on it for quite awhile now.  Oh I get it though, it's popular to bash on the iPhone because of control scheme. "
Yea, One of my favorite RPG's on the IPhone is Vay and it plays fine.
Posted by mythrol
@Lord_Yeti said:
" @mythrol:   If they use onscreen "buttons", then it's just a shit game. "
I wasn't aware that a "real" game had to be played with tactile buttons. . .
 
There are tons of games with imaginative game play that uses the touch screen to it's fullest.
Posted by Dallas_Raines
@mythrol: 
 
No, if they just port a regular game to the iPhone and just slap touch buttons on the screen in order to play it, then it's a piece of shit.
Posted by MeatSim

Not interested at all.

Posted by mattysen

Well, I'm guessing these are about the same remake that went to the PSP a couple years back so; just another hand-held to Iphone port, nothing to see here folks, move along 

Posted by natetodamax

Alright, I guess.

Posted by CitizenJP

Hmmm...FF on the iPhone, huh? I'm personally not a fan of gaming on my phone for obvious reasons that there are other greater ways to game, but hell, I would definitely love a GOOD RPG on the go...especially in class lol...best part of having an iPhone, heh. :P

Posted by Jayross

Can I get a collective MEH?
 
mehh..

Posted by Killroycantkill

Is it just me or did all they show was FF2 and none of FF1.

Posted by OllyOxenFree
@Jayross said:
" Can I get a collective MEH?  mehh.. "
Meeeehhhhhh
Posted by JackiJinx

And then the next platform the original Final Fantasy will be released on are myToes, because, hell, why not at this point?

Edited by Kyle

Great, now I can re-experience the classic RPG in a whole new wfgdfgggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg--
woah! sorry, fell asleep on my keyboard for a second!

Posted by Kyle
@OllyOxenFree said:
" @Jayross said:
" Can I get a collective MEH?  mehh.. "
Meeeehhhhhh "
MEH
Posted by blaakmawf

Games available in more places: I'm all for it.

Posted by ocdog45

stupid IMO. who the hell plays on there iPhone for 40+ hours.  the genre's moved on too. that gameplay is slow and boring.

Posted by fallen_elite
@Kyle said:
" @OllyOxenFree said:
" @Jayross said:
" Can I get a collective MEH?  mehh.. "
Meeeehhhhhh "
MEH "
Meh? MEH!
Posted by vr00m

Man, what now... next thing you know they'll have street fighter IV on the iPhone. 

Posted by Jedted

Don't see much point to this aside from nostalgia and seeing as i've never played the first 2 Final Fantasies i'll give this a pass. 
Posted by Nintendude

Meh, who the heck would bother to complete that long game on iPhone? Plus the controls won't be good without any buttons.

Posted by AuthenticM

The iPhone finally gets its first Video Game.

Posted by Ferginator4k

THeyll prly be around the pricepoint of other square games on the appstore, which is a shame

Posted by NathHaw
@Killroycantkill said:
" Is it just me or did all they show was FF2 and none of FF1. "
Showed FF1 a lot.  Even the first game scene with Garland was from 1.  It showed the scene in the dwarf cave with the TNT.  It showed the crossing of the bridge which leads to the famous story scene with the FF epilogue/theme music (which is playing).
Posted by dankempster
@AuthenticM: You seem to be forgetting about GTA: Chinatown Wars ;) 
 
Looks... like Final Fantasy, I guess. I won't be buying these, but this video does fill me with a nice, nostalgic feeling.
Posted by Slasher71

I own these two for three systems already.  Sorry Square but I have to say no to four.  You've taken enough of my money on these two games already.
Posted by Shinri

How many fucking times do they want to port I+II?
Posted by Adziboy
@Nintendude said:
"Meh, who the heck would bother to complete that long game on iPhone? Plus the controls won't be good without any buttons. "

Unless you have virtual buttons on screen, and then it will be like any other game. And if you have an iPhone, getting the bus everyday maybe, you're saying you wouldn't play this game? (if we're saying that you are a person that likes Final Fantasy).
Posted by dylanderoo
@Adziboy said:
" @Nintendude said:
"Meh, who the heck would bother to complete that long game on iPhone? Plus the controls won't be good without any buttons. "
Unless you have virtual buttons on screen, and then it will be like any other game. And if you have an iPhone, getting the bus everyday maybe, you're saying you wouldn't play this game? (if we're saying that you are a person that likes Final Fantasy). "
Controls are a really big issue on the iphone, i got GTA: CTW and it just doesnt feel right. final fantasy is awesome, but they should stick with the main consoles..
Posted by Dave_The_Rave

This is just a port of the PSP versions which I already have.

Posted by Bacbi

Problem is that it's gonna take forever to playthrough because of batterylife :p

Posted by Tally_Pants

i bought the port for FF1 & 2 for my GBA like 10yrs ago... enjoyed it... and see no need to give iTunes my money!!
Posted by darkjester74

Final Fantasy is the new Tetris...evidently.  =\

Posted by Johnny2900

We get it Square-Enix! The first two final fantasys are amazing and you want everyone to play them at least 20 times before we die. I get it!
Posted by Carlos

if they are under 5 bucks i'll be willing to try FF 1 and 2 for the first time on my ipod :o

Posted by LordHypnos

I don't see why the controls would be a problem it's Final Fantasy I & II not exactly the most complicated RPGs out there today. The virtual D-pad looks very big and shouldn't cause any movement issues, I believe everything else is handle via touching the screen though so the battles should control very similar to how they have in DS Final Fantasy remakes.
 
My only issue with this is, they shouldn't charge any more than $2.99 each and $4.99 if they end up putting them together. These two games have been ported to literally every handheld device with a screen from the GBA to the WonderSwan.  That being said, with the iPhone being a device I have on me wherever I go. I am down to get these for the controls, I have the NES verisons of the games on my iPhone now, but they are not fun to play due to the awful emulator controls.

Posted by Hoshnasi
@bonbolapti: INDEED!  Instead the airship will be powered by hipsters on fixed gear bikes.
Posted by JoeH

The name Final Fantasy is just starting to taunt us...

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