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The end that was actually a start. 0

Final Fantasy came out with the intuition that it would be the last attempt for Square on making an impact in the gaming industry. That's why they called it FINAL Fantasy. But at the end of the day, the game was more successful that even Square could imagine, saving their company and giving it a great start for a franchise that would long live throughout the years of video game history.The game came after the first couple of Dragon Quest games, but it was the one that finally hit outside of Japa...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

The one that started it all. 0

** Author's note: This is a review/editorial of the -original- version of Final Fantasy, not of any of the remakes **Final Fantasy was not the first RPG for the NES. Dragon Warrior and Ultima: Exodus were out years before, but Final Fantasy did indeed revolutionize the role-playing genre.Instead of the oft tedius and confusing controls of previous RPGs, the control scheme was very straightforward; instead of an ambigious plot and not really knowing where to go or what to do, there was a clear st...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The Classic That Started It All 0

Final Fantasy is a classic RPG with great music, solid game mechanics, and a lot of places to explore; however, the game's biggest achievement is bringing together all of these features to provide an overall great experience. Most of the classic Final Fantasy tropes are present. There is an airship, gaining experience and leveling up, random encounters, restoration items, and magic. There is not however, a character named Cid. The game was revolutionary for its time-- this may not seem like much...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Final Fantasy is a revolutionary role playing game 0

 Final Fantasy is a role playing game with turn based gameplay, that started a series for years to come. You start your quest by picking 4 characters with their own special ability. The quest begins in a kingdom, and pits you out to search the world in search save a kingdom at the start, and afterward doing quests for many different people across the globe for people or creatures of many fictions. You'll awaken an elf, and find a crystal eye, and find the 4 crystals of light.  Final Fantasy is o...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Once, long ago... 0

The broad JRPG template that the original Final Fantasy had a hand in shaping was 20 years old at the time of the PSP remake's release, and is now around 30, and boy does it feel like it. For as much of a milestone as this game will forever be, it is no longer much fun to play. Straightforward and repetitive, it's now difficult to appreciate whatever refinements or innovations Final Fantasy may have made in its time. The improvements in the PSP version are nice, updated graphics and whatnot, but...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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