Six of Final Fantasy’s Best Summons

The Final Fantasy series wouldn’t quite be the same without its iconic collection of summons. Also known as Espers, Aeons, Eidolons and Eikons, these powerful beings can turn the tide of battle, or make for a formidable boss encounter. Here are some of the most notable and powerful summons from the franchise. Shiva Shiva is… Continue reading Six of Final Fantasy’s Best Summons

Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Masashi Takahashi, one of the producers of the Bravely Default II, was also involved in the development of its forebearer, Bravely Default. Takahashi told The Verge in a recent interview that modern RPGs “seem kind of impenetrable.”   Takashi’s goal when he was working in Bravely Default was to create an RPG reminiscent of those classic Final… Continue reading Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Five of the Hardest Final Fantasy Bosses

When thinking about Final Fantasy bosses, there are plenty to pick from. The majority of the harder ones are completely optional however, and require the best party to take down. Now, with a franchise like Final Fantasy this can be a bit subjective, but there’s no denying that these five are forces to be reckoned… Continue reading Five of the Hardest Final Fantasy Bosses

Bravely Default 2: Here’s What We Know

Bravely Default 2 will finally be released on the Nintendo Switch on February 26th. Last year, Square-Enix invited fans to download a demo of the game and provide feedback. Read our article on the details of that process here. It was nice to see Square-Enix take their fan’s feedback so seriously. A new demo reflecting… Continue reading Bravely Default 2: Here’s What We Know

Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Such a disappointing movie...

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within was released on July 11th, 2001 and directed by Final Fantasy legend Hironobu Sakaguchi. The movie would ultimately lead to Sakaguchi’s departure from Square and the eventual end of Square itself. I remember seeing Spirits Within in the theater in 2001. I was about 13 and being a huge fan of… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age coming to Xbox Game Pass

The list of Final Fantasy games on Xbox Game Pass is increasing. Notably, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is coming first. It’ll be out on February 12, 2021. Microsoft promised Game Pass users that there would be ten Final Fantasy games coming to the Xbox Game Pass in 2020. Obviously, it’s 2021 now. So… Continue reading Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age coming to Xbox Game Pass

Tomb Raider Celebrates 25 Years

By now, Lara Croft has arguably become one of the most iconic video game characters to date. Even without being a fan of Tomb Raider, people have heard of her. Whether from the numerous comic books she’s starred in, movie adaptations made or the video games themselves, she’s become a legend. The franchise is so… Continue reading Tomb Raider Celebrates 25 Years

Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy VII 

  There is not much more that I can say about Final Fantasy VII that has not already been said. If you want an in-depth, modern review of the game, checkout my review for the HD Remaster here. On the other hand, if you want a quick recount of my earliest, and fondest memories of… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy VII 

Final Fantasy XVI Might Take Inspiration From Ghost of Tsushima 

While many fans yearn for Final Fantasy’s return to its former turn-based glory days, they shouldn’t hold their breath. The upcoming Final Fantasy XVI’s trailer showcases an action-based combat system, as the series continues to be influenced by the more popular western RPGs of modern times.   Games like The Witcher 3, and The Elder Scrolls… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Might Take Inspiration From Ghost of Tsushima 

Final Fantasy XV Makes Me Miss Older Final Fantasy Games

For me, Final Fantasy XV was a mixed experience. I remember seeing gameplay footage before picking up the game and was excited for a fresh, new experience but ultimately it left me wanting the classic Final Fantasy gameplay back. Now, it’s not that Final Fantasy XV is a bad game, in fact it’s quite the… Continue reading Final Fantasy XV Makes Me Miss Older Final Fantasy Games