Excerpt: Before you ask, the answer is "no." Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light is not another remake of the original Final Fantasy . There's a similar old school vibe, there are crystals and four heroes and even a few other similarities that are best reserved for people who like spoilers, but ultimately...
Excerpt: Final Fantasy is a series that requires no introduction in the role-playing genre. With all the hype surrounding the upcoming titles in the Final Fantasy series, such as Final Fantasy XIII Versus and Final Fantasy XIII Agito, it has left a lingering thought that Square Enix has moved on from the...
Excerpt: Final Fantasy: Four Heroes of Light is an eight-week old kitten. It's got huge green eyes, a little pink nose and ears that twitch when it sleeps; the very definition of cute. Yet if you were to try and scoop it up for a cuddle, it'd scratch your eyes out with knife-like claws.
Review: Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (Nintendo DS)
8 January 2011
Summary: Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light attempts to recapture the magic that first attracted fans to the series during its humble beginnings. However, due to the aging mechanics of the game, many people may be turned away by its uneven difficulty and item management system.
Excerpt: Another “crowning” underachievement. Remember Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest ? Wait, don’t answer – it was a trick question. Because if you had said “yes”, I would have called you a liar anyway. No one who played Mystic Quest remembers it.
Pros: Crown system works well, Simple, easy-to-use battle system, ...with pointless auto-targeting, Uninteresting story with little direction, Do I throw out a potion for a new sword?, Too much bad "old-school", not enough good