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post #11 of 120
FFVII was when FF jumped the shark imho. The last I liked was FFXII:ZJS only because it reminded me of FFV, although most FF fans don't like FFV that much.

Square has pretty much lost it.
post #12 of 120
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My last notable RPG for me was The Legend of Dragoon, it was very basic, but it had a unique combat style that made you pay attention.
This guy knows what's up!
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FF X will forever be my favorite. Great graphics, great storyline, AMAZING soundtrack. From what I've seen, this should have been the "Final" Fantasy.
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post #14 of 120
Need more games like Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross. Just sayin'.
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The series has been in decline since Final Fantasy X, but I still consider it to be significantly better than most everything else being released the last few years.

Between the original and Final Fantasy V they only got better as they went (I actually liked V much more than VI). VII, VIII and IX continued this trend IMO. In fact, IX is my favorite game period, with VIII close behind. XII is the only main entry that I really don't like. XIII was a good game, but not the best Final Fantasy by any means.

I don't think it's dying, just struggling to find its place in modern gaming. The series doesn't need remakes, the next main Final Fantasy needs Square's undivided attention. They've gotten so wrapped up in their little projects and grand compilations that they're losing focus on individual games.

Luckily Versus XIII and Agito look amazing, and XIII-2 already sounds like an improvement over XIII.
post #16 of 120
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Just need to blow this off, since it's always itching at me. I grew up playing Final Fantasy, trying to help Cloud and Squall find their ways through the magical worlds of FF. Final Fanatasy 7-9 are my personal favorites and I've beaten all of them thoroughly.

Recently, though, FF has become a disaster. I mean, FF 10? That made no sense whatsoever. It was an abomination. Sure, the graphics are good, but what good is epic graphics when the gameplay is that terrible?

What I could really use right now, is a remade version of FF 7 or 9, in today's modern graphics. That would make me grin like a fool.
Really, FF10 a disaster? The game had a great storyline and the music is superb. You need to elaborate more if your going to bash a great game. All you said was the game play was terrible.

You see I grew up on multiple RPG's, FF 1-10 is just awesome, Chrono trigger, xenogears, etc. need I go on? Even though I stopped playing RPG's I'll still play them from time to time, especially Golden Sun.
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I thought FFIV and FFV were brilliant, things just went downhill from there
    
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In my personal opinion, FF died right after 10.

I REALLY enjoyed 10, one of their most beautiful games besides of course FF7. That game was a masterpiece.
me too. i enjoyed FF10 the most. loved the story as well. FF12 sucked imo.
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post #19 of 120
I loved Final Fantasy X :/
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post #20 of 120
the guy ended it with ffvii. he said "god made ffvii, there will be no successor".
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