Tag Archive | Final Fantasy

The Next-Gen RPG Roundup

This is the last few days of our current gen consoles being the “top of the line” hardware. In only a few short months I’ll be firing up my shiny new PS4 and dreaming about FFXV. The marriage of the Playstation and Playstation 2 with JRPG’s has been one of the major reasons I have […]

Why FFXIV: A Realm Reborn Is The Most Exciting Game of 2013 (for me anyway)

It’s only days away. I’ve already pre-purchased and installed the game, scoured the internet for information about what class I’m going to play, and studied up on the crafting system, gathering, fishing, and battles to the point that I’m just frothing at the mouth to start up my first few minutes. I even set my […]

Final Fantasy XI: Retro MMO

I consider myself a well-rounded gaming nerd. And proudly so. But recently I realized that an incredibly important branch of nerd-dom was completely outside of my realm of understanding: MMO’s. Growing up on console rpg’s, I have for a long time been completely convinced that story and character driven role playing was the cream of […]

Retro Review: Final Fantasy VIII

Retro Review: Final Fantasy VIII

In 1999, after introducing thousands of fans to the rpg genre through the massive commercial success of Final Fantasy VII, Squaresoft (known as Square Enix today) published its eighth entry in the popular Final Fantasy series, a game that has unfortunately become known by many rpg’ers as the “black sheep” of the franchise. And undeservedly […]