At face value, a review for this game should be easy. Ask yourself one question: would you consider yourself a Final Fantasy fan? Or have you never touched one of the 15+ main series’ titles in your life? If you fit into the latter category, rest assured World of Final Fantasy offers little to convince… Continue reading World of Final Fantasy.
December 17, 1987. The release date of the original Final Fantasy, a humble role-playing game intended by video game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi to be his final attempt at success in the industry. Had the game failed financially, he planned to leave Square – themselves a humble computer software company only formed one year earlier and… Continue reading A lot of Fantasy, but nothing Final.
Last month (Valentine’s Day to be precise) saw the release of a new game called Lightning Returns. This game is part of a series that has been close to my heart for as long as I’ve been passionate about the gaming industry, and there are many others who can say the same. Having now played… Continue reading A Gaming Anecdote.
“Every time you see a great film, you find new things in it.” As I was posting my last blog entry about beginnings on the 4th of April, the life of a respected film critic was going the other way. Roger Ebert, a name that anyone involved in the film industry will know regardless of… Continue reading Time for a Top Ten!