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

Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy V

Unreleased in its original SNES form in the United States, I first played Final Fantasy V as part of the Final Fantasy: Anthology Collection package released in 1999. The US only received two SNES entries Final Fantasy IV, and Final Fantasy IV under the “II and III” labels respectively. Squaresoft, at the time, bypassed releasing… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy V

FF: Anthology, and the Potential for a Final Fantasy VI Remake

Final Fantasy VI is legendary. That statement is true for many reasons, but mainly for the games’ reputation as either the best, or second-best game in the series by most Final Fantasy afficionados’ reckoning.   Final Fantasy Anthology’s Importance to Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy Anthology, a collector’s package that included the aforementioned Final Fantasy VI… Continue reading FF: Anthology, and the Potential for a Final Fantasy VI Remake

Final Fantasy X’s Lulu: The Most Important of Yuna’s Guardians

There are a number of reasons I keep replaying Final Fantasy X. For starters, it is my favorite Final Fantasy game, favorite battle system and the story is flawless. Each and every character is unique and memorable, but for me it’s Lulu that really shines. Lulu And Yuna Lulu is, in my opinion, the most… Continue reading Final Fantasy X’s Lulu: The Most Important of Yuna’s Guardians

Final Fantasy XVI Will Have a Mode for Those Worried About Action Combat

Fans of old Final Fantasy entries have been worried about Final Fantasy XVI’s action-oriented combat. It seems that the series has ditched the old school turn-based system that the series fans have been accustomed to in favor of action-based combat.   Is Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy anymore?   No. At least not the “golden era” Final Fantasy… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Have a Mode for Those Worried About Action Combat

Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets A Director Change For Part II

Final Fantasy VII Remake director, Tetsuya Nomura has confirmed that he would be passing the director role to his co-director, Naoki Hamaguchi. This news came to us as they also announced two mobile games for Final Fantasy VII. New Director, Same Direction While Hamaguchi might be taking over as director, Nomura will have a much… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets A Director Change For Part II

Five Of The Best RPG Villains

RPGs wouldn’t be the same without their villains. They are arguably the glue that holds any story together. They challenge the main character and party members to be heroes. Some villains are just down right diabolical. Those are the types of villains that really seal the deal. Sephiroth – Final Fantasy VII Sephiroth is arguably… Continue reading Five Of The Best RPG Villains

Nobuo Uematsu Could Be Done Composing Full Soundtracks

Renowned for his work on the Final Fantasy series and Chrono Trigger, Nobuo Uematsu has certainly made his mark in the gaming industry. He has composed brilliant soundtracks time and time again. In recent years though, he has not been doing as much. It looks like we may be seeing the last of his full… Continue reading Nobuo Uematsu Could Be Done Composing Full Soundtracks

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