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Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy (XSX) game cover art
Platform: NES
Tags: RPG, Turn-Based, Fantasy
Developer: Square
More Platforms: 3DS, PC, PlayStation, PSP, WonderSwan Color


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Staff Reviews

Final Fantasy review

Review date unknown

Jason Venter says: "Looking at the game with modern eyes, it's easy to see a number of flaws in almost every aspect. The world map is too small. The graphics are bland at times, gaudy at others. There isn't enough diversity in the soundtrack. Monsters are too easily defeated in some instances, too challenging in others. There isn't enough variety. These are all flaws that can't be ignored. But here's the good news: they mostly don't matter."
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Final Fantasy review

Reviewed August 12, 2011

Rob Hamilton says: "The toughest part of the final dungeon for me was the opening floors, simply because I frequently ran into encounters with multiple gas dragons and their brutal breath attack. They were great to gain levels against, but when I wanted to conserve healing spells because I was making a run for the final boss, they could wreck my day."
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Reader Reviews

Final Fantasy review

Reviewed July 22, 2019

CptRetroBlue says: "A Fantastic, difficult tale to play"
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Final Fantasy review

Reviewed April 24, 2004

gbness says: "Final Fantasy. This is the one game that spawned the creation of the Final Fantasy series, one of the most beloved series' of all time. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed Final Fantasy very much. Still, there are tons of bad points in this game. Those range from the fact the characters have no real development, the thing about needing so much money to buy things, and the rather weak storyline. There is also a large lack of replay value once you have finished Final Fantasy, but the best thing about th..."
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Final Fantasy review

Reviewed March 05, 2011

JoeTheDestroyer says: "There was a time when most of my friends were discovering girls and I was completely ignoring them. I had bigger things to worry about, like how to best destroy Kary and restore the fire crystal. While most of my friends were talking about boobs and making out, I was talking about swords and critical strikes. Final Fantasy was one of those gateways to the realm of extended virginity, but it was a blast. "
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Final Fantasy review

Review date unknown

sgreenwell says: "It receives a lot of acclaim simply because of the name that it carries. It has very little to do with the other games in the series."
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