Final Fantasy game is the best? It’s
an impossible question to answer.
fan of the series undoubtably has their own subjective opinion, but the beauty
of Square Enix’s flagship franchise is how it constantly evolves between
titles, adding, removing or modifying a myriad of gameplay features and series
staples with each new release.
result, each title has its own show-stopping positive aspects, offset by
drawbacks that are more apparent in some titles than others.
the next few pages, I'll compile a ‘greatest hits’ of the series. One
feature or piece of content from every single-player game,
beginning with Final Fantasy IV (when the simplicity and narrowness of I-III was built upon to create something breathtaking), all the way through the saga, with the hope to create a ‘perfect’ Final Fantasy game.
further by inclusions from selected RPG spin-offs, including X-2, Type-0,
Tactics and the XIII sequels, this deep dive into the franchise’s greatest
successes is built from more than twenty years of love, disappointment,
bewilderment and frustration with Square-Enix’s one of a kind creation.