Summary: I had wanted this game since I heard a lot of people gush over how good it was. After playing it, I must say I do not share their enthusiasm. The game is very repetitive. It gets boring after a few hours.
"Dissidia" meaning "Conflict", "Conflicted" is exactly how I feel
Matthew C. Tate "GoDieSomewhere", Amazon
14 January 2010
Summary: I think most fellow FF fans can relate when I say that when this game was first announced, the anticipation was almost immediately unbearable. Well, fast-forward a year or so, and what do we get?
Summary: After reading numerous reviews I've come to the conclusion that this game will only appeal to dedicated FF fans. Real fighting game fans will find the combat too simple and the leveling/gear grind repetitive.
Summary: Overall, Final Fantasy gave me at least 50 hours of gameplay and i didn't even complete it yet. The battles maby fun but the story lacked entertainment and interest in it. The moves/ combos were complicated and the summon system and the campaign made it more complicated.
Summary: Fun game overall. Very different from the turn based strategy games. Fast action, lots of characters, and great multiplayer. Only negative is the gameplay is very repetitive so after a few weeks you'll be a master at it, but by then you'll also start getting a bit bored.
Summary: If you like any Final Fantasy in the first ten games, you'll enjoy seeing two of the characters appearing here. They all seem as faithful to their respective games as possible while fitting into the context of Dissidia's plot. I don't really care for the gameplay, myself.
Excerpt: I generally stick to only the properly canonical Final Fantasy games, and have avoided stuff like Tactics that just seemed like cashing-in on the good FF name. Nevertheless, I gave the PSP's Dissida a go when a friend bought it, and while some of my suspicions aren't entirely done away with, it is a...