Conclusion: Thus while these remakes do not offer much new, they are remakes of such high-quality games that they are worth revisiting, or visiting for the first time. They are JRPGs from an era when the sidequest- and minigame-rich worlds of PS1 era RPGs were not forgotten, but at the same time embraced the technical potential of new consoles to create expansive and visually striking worlds – and this latter aspect is accentuated by the visual remastering.
Excerpt: Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster is a remake of the two story-driven Final Fantasy games released during the PlayStation 2 era featuring upgraded graphics, additional content, Trophy support and remixed music in the case of FFX.
Excerpt: I know this review is a little close to release date, I know and I’m sorry but when you delve into the beauty of Final Fantasy’s remaster of their first games on the then next gen machine, Playstation 2 in 2001 you’re going to lose a hell of a lot of time, and I have. Final Fantasy X means a lot to me personally.
Excerpt: . This is a series I’ve often called “the greatest franchise in video game history.” It’s the series that first got me involved in role-playing and for years, continually delivered. And when I say that, I don’t mean it was always good; there are lots of franchises that are always “good.” No, for a while there, every single entry was epic and memorable; each set a new high watermark for the role-playing genre.
Excerpt: Final Fantasy X was originally released in Summer of 2001, and the game went on to be one of the highest rated games in the highly popular Final Fantasy series and is currently among the top ten all-time games sold on PlayStation 2. The game later spawned a direct sequel for the first time in the history of the franchise, though Final Fantasy X-2 wasn't nearly as well received by fans or critics.