Excerpt: Introduction: Square has always been known for bringing gamers the biggest, baddest, most beautiful RPG's out there. I've always loved the Final Fantasy series, especially since it's last few incarnations. When I found that FFX was in stores, I knew I had to have it!
Excerpt: Introduction Final Fantasy X, produced by Squaresoft, will be the first title to in the series to be released for the Playstation 2 computer entertainment system. Previous systems include Game Boy, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, and the Playstation in which the stories were told.
Excerpt: I'm used to playing older games and realizing they've aged poorly over the years. As technology improves, it makes sense that many games of yesteryear just won't have that "zing" to them anymore and will just feel archaic and clunky.
Excerpt: By now we’ve all gotten used to Final Fantasies being released one after another, though each separately delivering a unique experience to people around the globe. You see, every episode in this wonderful saga is different in every way: not one FF feels the same, yet the concept remains: an epic...
Conclusion: As this genre continues to become an Internet battleground, I think I’m finally going to sit out for a while, sit down with FFX and have myself a smoothie. I could use a break from all this cynicism.
Excerpt: This was probably one of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy games to date. It introduced new graphics which have never been used before, innovative battle systems. It brought a new face to the Final Fantasy series since it was the first Final Fantasy to be on the PS2.
Pros: + Pros-Brilliant music, amazing graphics
Cons: - Cons-The story and the spehere grid were slightly complex
Excerpt: Put simply, Final Fantasy X is drop-dead gorgeous. The prerendered backgrounds are, for the most part, gone; they've been replaced by fully 3D arenas. The game doesn't allow manual camera control, but the designed camera paths are, for the most part, very sensible.
Excerpt: My experience with Final Fantasy X ( FFX ) has been a long and baffling one. Here is a game that tells an undeniably wonderful story, features a battle system that is fun and intelligent, and that manages to suck you in and involve you in a way that only the best games can.
Pros: The point in the story about four-fifths of the way through, wherein the characters all abandon their misguided faith and fight for what's right instead.
Cons: Having to level up for three hours in order to defeat the final boss.
Excerpt: Let me get something out of the way before I say anything else: I absolutely loved Final Fantasy X ( FFX ). The game's "sphere grid" ability system worked wonderfully, the story was engaging and full of spectacle, and it had some of the most memorable, most roundly-written characters I've had the...