Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy X

The PlayStation 2’s first Final Fantasy was a mind-blowing entry for its time. For many, Final Fantasy X justified the purchase of the new system back in 2001. So, lets go back almost twenty years as we remember Hironobu Sakaguchi’s ‘Final’ Fantasy Fantasy. When Final Fantasy Mattered Big Time These days, almost no one ever… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy VII Remake Part II Picks up Right After Intergrade

While information on Final Fantasy VII Remake’s Part 2 has been kept under wraps, Tetsuya Nomura hinted at two important elements of the upcoming game on a recent Japanese Interview. As Expected, Environments Filled With Green Lush Nature Will Make An Appearance One of Final Fantasy VII’s most memorable, and defining moments back in 1997,… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Remake Part II Picks up Right After Intergrade

Final Fantasy VII’s Cait Sith: A Debate Of Character

Final Fantasy is definitely a series full of interesting, if not odd, characters. Often considered to be a useless or filler character, Cait Sith is certainly both odd and interesting. However, I do not think he is useless or filler and I wanted to take this week as an opportunity to dive into why. Cait… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s Cait Sith: A Debate Of Character

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

Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

Final Fantasy VII‘s cast is nothing short of memorable. In fact, it is arguably the most recognizable. For me though, Tifa ended up being my favorite for a couple of different reasons. While the cast is pretty solid, Tifa stood out to me in ways the other characters did not. Tifa and Cloud’s Childhood Friendship… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Back when Sony first announced Final Fantasy XVI it was presented in a way that made fans think it was only going to be on the PlayStation 5. Usually with bigger companies like Square Enix, these exclusives aren’t forever, but instead for a set amount of time. It turns out that Final Fantasy XVI is… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

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