Post Thumbnail

Music is an essential part of the Final Fantasy series. Players who have spent any amount of time with the franchise likely have a few overworld themes buried deep in their subconscious, and the series as a whole covers a wide variety of musical styles, ranging from catchy 8-bit tunes to fully orch...

7 months ago 0 Comments
September 17, 2014 at 1:00PM
Post Thumbnail

I'm probably alone in feeling this way, but for me Final Fantasy is at its best when it puts the melodrama aside and embraces a sense of fun. Sometimes – not often – a Final Fantasy will acknowledge the ridiculousness of its characters and setting, and just give you a quest about chocob...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It should come as no surprise that Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, which features music from throughout the series, also features more characters for your onscreen party, drawn from a variety of Final Fantasies. It's even less surprising that Final Fantasy VII's iconic, dead Aeris would be among thos...

3 years ago 0 Comments

No, it's not Metroid or Mario or even Sin & Punishment, but ask yourself one question: Will any of those games teach you how to create your own sustenance? Unless you're planning on cooking up some fried Skree with your arm-mounted energy cannon, the answer is no. So, since even the most avid ...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Muramasa: The Demon Blade Muramasa appealed to me in a way that Odin Sphere didn't, thanks to an emphasis on combo-heavy sword action instead of planting and whatever. And the RPG elements that are left, like the sword upgrades and cooking, are not only fun, but simple enough that I can get right b...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With XSEED recently revealing its intentions to localize Game Center CX: Arino's Challenge (U.S. name: Retro Game Challenge) for the North American market, we thought now would be an opportune time to feature an English-translated commercial for the Japanese game. Really, we'll make any excuse to...

6 years ago 0 Comments