Excerpt: Final Fantasy II is the game's first proper release in North America (it originally appeared in compilations) and something I am of two minds about. The PSP release wasn't my first time playing the game, though I found myself enjoying it more on the PSP than other times I've attempted (and...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Final Fantasy II was originally released for the NES in 1988, and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise, Square Enix have dusted off this relic, given it a makeover, and released it for the PSP.
Excerpt: Final Fantasy II is probably the most unique of the early Final Fantasy games. It was the first character-centered game in the series, featuring a whole cast of named playable and non-playable characters.
Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition review (PSP)
11 September 2007
Excerpt: In recent years, the RPG genre has really come into its own. Games once aimed squarely at male nerds without driver's licenses have grown into something more as sword-wielding heroes learned how to snowboard and conquered their inner demons and anxieties.
PSP Review - 'Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition'
29 August 2007
Summary: In Final Fantasy II, a malevolent emperor has called upon monsters from a demonic realm to take over the world, ending what seemed to be an eternal period of peace. Thousands of lives succumb to their attacks, leaving many children orphaned.
Conclusion: Final Fantasy II is a competent remake on the portable. Including every single extra in the previous games and sprucing up the graphics is pretty nice. But they have cut some corners and they didn’t put anything new for the hardcore that have played this game several times already.