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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon Review
Cheat Code Central
20 March 2009
Conclusion: Overall, Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon is an excellent and surprisingly deep game. This title does an excellent job of walking the fine line between being a Final Fantasy title and a dungeon crawler and gets the formula just right.
Summary: Very, very good game for all generations. On the surface it seems like it's a game for children and girls, but even the hardcore gamers would probably find it entertaining if they could get over the fact that they're running around in a chocobo suit.
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (Wii) Review
27 November 2008
Summary: The roguelike dungeon crawling genre certainly isn't an obvious match for a cutesy, Chocobo-filled roleplaying game, but it's just what developer h.a.n.d. and publisher Square Enix have given Wii owners with Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon.
Excerpt: Some years back, in the days of the PSOne, Square tried a very bold move; it released a game in the US that had lots of kiddie appeal, but also some decent play mechanics. That game was Chocobo's Dungeon 2, which continued Square's tradition of confusing US gamers with odd numbering (we had never...
Excerpt: It's fair to say that Chocobo's Dungeon, at first glance, seems to be a game suffering from an identity crisis. On the one hand you have its rather twee pastoral setting, its squeaky-voiced characters and its cute-as-a-button protagonist.
Conclusion: Roguelikes are something of an anachronism in these times of forgiving, everyone-must-succeed game design. But the relative success of handheld titles such as Shiren the Wanderer and Izuna: the Unemployed Ninja demonstrates that, when handled well, this crotchety genre can still attract a dedicated...