Reviews and Problems with Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
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Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
15 May 2005
Excerpt: Wouldn't it be cool if you could escape the trials of everyday life, just for a while, and enter another world? That's exactly what happens to four young friends in the first Final Fantasy title for the Game Boy Advance, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance .
Excerpt: There are times when a game seems to need little introduction. This is one of those times, because the flat fact of the matter is I have been looking forward to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance for a very long time.
Excerpt: Ever since the release of the original Final Fantasy Tactics , fans have been clamoring for a sequel to return them to the world of Ivalice. With the recent reuniting of Squaresoft (now Square Enix) and Nintendo, one of the first games announced was a GameBoy Advance Tactics title.
Pros: Tons of character classes and skills, The game looks great, Lots and lots of missions, New Judge and Clan gameplay elements
Cons: Removal of Charge Time and limited revival time makes game too easy, Menus could be better streamlined
Excerpt: Few games are so lauded as Final Fantasy Tactics , one of the first role-playing titles Square released for the Playstation after turning traitor on Nintendo. The title, which was released initially in limited quantities, was at times known to sell for over $100 in the right conditions before it was...
Excerpt: The first thing that you’ll probably notice is the graphics, which are easily the best that I’ve seen on the Gameboy Advance. The colors are bright, the sprites are detailed, and the animation is slick.
Excerpt: First off, what was carried over from FFT to its sequel? The basic concept of each battle remains the same as in the original, although many smaller details have changed. The player is allowed to choose several members of his or her “clan” to participate in a battle, and then proceeds to move them...
Summary: I’ve been on tactical overload lately thanks to this game and Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, and when all is said and done, Square manages to make an excellent game that is going to give Nintendo’s Advance Wars and Fire Emblem franchises a run for their money.
Conclusion: The game does boast some replay value, most especially due to its vast array of customization options. For example, not only can character be outfitted with many different weapons/armor and employ different abilities, but different job and class combinations can be employed to make for a different...