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Why not buy a PS3?
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Good game, wasn't the best but it is worth it now that the price is half off.
I have seen it go on sale a few times for $20 if you look around.



I did 0 grinding till after I beat the end story boss.
I did a bunch of grinding before the battle with Oerbas eidolon. Sucked, but it meant that I smoothly got through the rest of the game up until the point that I couldn't bring myself to continue due to sheer boredom. I'm a really keen Final Fantasy fan but as of recent the entire series has gone to crap.
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They should just remake FF6 so I can bumrush enemies in HD
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They should just remake FF6 so I can bumrush enemies in HD
More likely to remake 7
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I did a bunch of grinding before the battle with Oerbas eidolon. Sucked, but it meant that I smoothly got through the rest of the game up until the point that I couldn't bring myself to continue due to sheer boredom. I'm a really keen Final Fantasy fan but as of recent the entire series has gone to crap.
well ff12 was boring for me as well and i couldn't bring myself to finish it

i guess the days of FF7 and 8 are over
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More likely to remake 7
^this, hopefully
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I loved it. Not as good as the pre-X entries in the series, but those were some big shoes to fill to begin with.

Very linear, though it opens up to some degree at around the 25 hour mark. Even then your options are very limited, and most of the optional content isn't very compelling. The story and characters aren't necessarily bad, though it can be somewhat difficult to follow from time to time, if only because the writing takes a dive (though, most of Square's games since the PS1 have suffered from this at some point in their stories).

Combat is somewhat shallow, and tactics between one boss fight and another don't really change. Even so, the fast paced battles and switching Paradigms (jobs) on the fly was a lot of fun.

Like I said, I thought it was good, but flawed. Definitely better than XII in my humble opinion.

Edit- Plus, since you're going with the Xbox 360, even if you don't like Final Fantasy XIII, you still have some of the best JRPG options this generation. Blue Dragon was an excellent throwback to classic turn-based JRPGs, with a gorgeous art direction and simple storyline. Lost Odyssey is along the same lines, though it has a much more complex, emotional storyline and a darker, more mature tone.

Both by Mistwalker and Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy.
Edited by Paradox me - 12/20/10 at 9:52pm
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I loved it. Not as good as the pre-X entries in the series, but those were some big shoes to fill to begin with.

Very linear, though it opens up to some degree at around the 25 hour mark. Even then your options are very limited, and most of the optional content isn't very compelling. The story and characters aren't necessarily bad, though it can be somewhat difficult to follow from time to time, if only because the writing takes a dive (though, most of Square's games since the PS1 have suffered from this at some point in their stories).

Combat is somewhat shallow, and tactics between one boss fight and another don't really change. Even so, the fast paced battles and switching Paradigms (jobs) on the fly was a lot of fun.

Like I said, I thought it was good, but flawed. Definitely better than XII in my humble opinion.
is it close to FFX in terms of quality?
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Nope... FF13 should've been called...

FF: JRPG beginners edition... seriously. For that month i decided to get Resonance of Fate instead.
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is it close to FFX in terms of quality?
The game looks nice and plays really well. Pretty decent voice work. No major performance issues or anything like that (at least on PS3 version).

I'd say the writing wasn't as good, and the Sphere Grid probably had more depth than the Crystarium (XIII's answer to Sphere Grid).

Hope that answers your question.
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