Archive for March, 2011

Final Fantasy XIII Review

Posted in Editorials, Playstation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on March 9, 2011 by Stefano Terry

Genre: RPG

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Developer: Square-Enix

Price: $29.99 (USD)

I usually don’t like to be an apologist for titles, especially in reviews, but I have to get something off of my chest concerning Final Fantasy XIII: It doesn’t suck. I’m not sure where the wave of hatred for this title originated, but it’s incredibly unwarranted.

As a long time fan of the Final Fantasy series (been playing since the original on the NES), I feel that I’m able to review this latest entry in the series, with the history of the franchise in very clear perspective.

Unlike my normal reviews, I feel compelled to address what Final Fantasy XIII has done to improve not only the FF pedigree, but the RPG genre in general. Continue reading