The Top 5 Best JRPGs Of The 2000s Based On Metacritic

The 2000s gave us so many wonderful JRPGs across different platforms. This week we wanted to look at some of the best JRPGs from the 2000s based on their (Metacritic) Metascores. Final Fantasy IX – Metascore 94 At the top of the list, we have Final Fantasy IX. Returning to its roots after Final Fantasy… Continue reading The Top 5 Best JRPGs Of The 2000s Based On Metacritic

Ultimate Match: Final Fantasy IX Vs. The Legend of Dragoon

So, what is the Ultimate Match? It is a new section on the Never Ending Realm where we pit two games against one another. We will judge the games based on visuals, story, music, gameplay, and critical reception, among other categories in order to determine a winner.   Why Final Fantasy IX vs The Legend of… Continue reading Ultimate Match: Final Fantasy IX Vs. The Legend of Dragoon

PlayStation’s Top 5 JRPGs According To Metacritic

The last two weeks we looked at the PlayStation’s top ten JRPG library based on their sales. This week we want to look at the top five based on their Metascores. With the PlayStation’s great JRPG library, it is great to look at these games from different angles. Final Fantasy IX – Metascore 94 First… Continue reading PlayStation’s Top 5 JRPGs According To Metacritic

Top 5 Best-Selling PlayStation JRPGs

The original PlayStation was home to many wonderful JRPGs. This week, we want to look at the top five based on the amount of copies sold. There’s a lot of Final Fantasy on this list, but I’m sure that does not surprise anyone. These numbers reflect sales on the PlayStation only, not any re-releases or… Continue reading Top 5 Best-Selling PlayStation JRPGs

Vivi Is Why Final Fantasy IX Is My Second Favorite

My favorite Final Fantasy game ended up being Final Fantasy X, but Final Fantasy IX is close behind. Final Fantasy IX features my all time favorite Final Fantasy character ever, Vivi. Vivi’s Backstory Final Fantasy IX follows Zidane and his party on a quest to stop the Queen from starting a war using black mages.… Continue reading Vivi Is Why Final Fantasy IX Is My Second Favorite

Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy IX

Melodies of Life Final Fantasy IX turns 20 next week. It is hard to believe that it has been two decades since I first booted up the game on my old PlayStation console, but time sure flies. Just like its soundtrack (which is Uematsu’s favorite), and its main theme song “Melodies of Life”. Final Fantasy… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy IX

The Top Ten Greatest Final Fantasy Games of All-Time

The Final Fantasy series has been the torch bearer for Japanese Role Playing Games (JRPGs) since the 90’s (at least in the Western markets), and consequently, has spawned a long running series with 15 numbered entries accompanied by a number of spin offs based on the property. This top ten will do away with the… Continue reading The Top Ten Greatest Final Fantasy Games of All-Time