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Final Fantasy X was fun, though flawed..... Tidus was such an annoying pansy-girl, and I hated how weapons no longer had attack power, only elemental enchantments. But I must agree, since FF10, things have declined. I just don't find the mystic and appeal in the FF's anymore. Also, the story lines are lacking and have become too linear. I also hate how they think they gotta totally re-invent the combat gameplay. And seriously, if I ever see another Chocobo again I think I'll hurl!

Ever since Square and Enix joined forces the series started to slowly lose it's luster imop.
Edited by whitingnick - 2/19/11 at 11:00pm
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I wouldn't even call 9 a FF

9 was the closest thing to a real FF, it brought back the good old style (character design by Amano instead of Nomura) and ambiance from the FF before VII, I'd consider it the last true FF in fact, I was so pleased when they announced it but quickly realised that it was the last bang for the true series and now they would stick with the newer emo girly boys and dumb chicks design.
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Originally Posted by Telimektar;12453815 
9 was the closest thing to a real FF, it brought back the good old style (character design by Amano instead of Nomura) and ambiance from the FF before VII, I'd consider it the last true FF in fact, I was so pleased when they announced it but quickly realised that it was the last bang for the true series and now they would stick with the newer emo girly boys and dumb chicks design.

I agree. 9 was simply fantastic. I'd say 9 was one of top 3, if not the best, FF games.
I especially loved the music to 9. Every BGM was so catchy and unique.

Also, it was definetly "classic" FF if you will. It wasn't futuristic mashed with classic a la 7 and 8. Old school empires, kings/queens, castles, ect.
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28;12454511 
I agree. 9 was simply fantastic. I'd say 9 was one of top 3, if not the best, FF games.
I especially loved the music to 9. Every BGM was so catchy and unique.

By far Uematsu's best work IMO. Ten years later I still hear some of his tunes in more recent games and there's almost always one track that instantly takes my mind to Final Fantasy IX.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX-EZRyo_ko[/ame]

Like this one from Blue Dragon. The first time hearing it in-game I could have sworn they lifted it directly from IX's OST.
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Originally Posted by Paradox me;12454553 
By far Uematsu's best work IMO. Ten years later I still hear some of his tunes in more recent games and there's almost always one track that instantly takes my mind to Final Fantasy IX.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX-EZRyo_ko

Like this one from Blue Dragon. The first time hearing it in-game I could have sworn they lifted it directly from IX's OST.

YES! Exactly! I'm glad someone else notes this.
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FF6 and Chrono Trigger's music are things of beauty wubsmiley.gif
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Final Fantasy 13 : Versus is my last hope for the series. If it sucks, I'm done with Final Fantasy.
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post #109 of 120
BOOO
dont give up on it guys
Final Fantasy came a far way and will keep going a far way as long as they GET RID OF RELEASING THERE GAMES TO MICROSOFT smile.gif
once that happens ff series will be in good shape again but ever since the release of 13 im afraid that thy have concentrated to much on graphics instead of story line
this is probably due to xbox 360 owners who only look towards graphics and want epic movie scenes and short game play to say they did it tongue.gif

ff13 was not bad just ridiculous characters that annoyed me alot
we all know em and hate em
cept for lets see fang who yes was butch along side with lightning who was drifting towards that:P
ha and vanile typical ummm RIKKU


Nova Crystallis series will be good
specially when XIII-2 comes out holy hell have you seen what the did with that its like a cross between 12 and 10 with a hint of 7 in there frown.gif
im afraid for this one though
if you truly are a ff fan though you wont give up on it youll keep buying em until you get tired of the same similar in nature story lines tongue.gif
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i don't trust any game that is a part 2 of a sequel, why not just call it XIV?

i think the series died after 7, haven't played any since then.
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