Excerpt: Finally, a solid RPG for DS fans to dig into, Square Enix’s reincarnation of the "real" Final Fantasy III which managed to elude North American gamers years ago makes it’s debut on the Nintendo’s innovative handheld console and delivers top-notch graphics and audio as well as a pretty fulfilling...
Excerpt: Since that day Final Fantasy VII was first announced, it became clear that the US wasn't getting the whole story with Final Fantasy . While the intervening years cleared the matter up and saw the release of two of the missing games, Final Fantasy III was still nowhere to be seen.
Excerpt: Once upon a time long ago I used to enjoy playing role playing games. Well I got married, had children, became the editor the first ever Christian video game magazine (on top of a day job to pay the bills).
Excerpt: Here at GameCritics we're encouraged to delve deeper into the games we review—to evaluate themes and historical significance along with graphics and fun factors. Certainly, I think that most videogames offer something more than simple diversion: engrossing plots, enjoyable characters, the ability to...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: FFIII is a beautiful game brimming with character. It's still a little generic, but this game was one of the innovators in what we consider RPG's today. Older than many of the players who will buy it, FFIII still shines on 17 years later.
Excerpt: Many serious fans of the Final Fantasy series have long griped that, despite the multitude of ports and rereleases of the games throughout the series' long history, there remained one game, the third installment, which had never seen release in the United States.
Excerpt: Originally released for the NES, Final Fantasy III has certainly waited a long time to make its journey across the Pacific. This particular tale of the Warriors of Light is the last missing game in the series to reach these shores, and it does so in the form of a DS remake.