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Final Fantasy Retrospective – Top 5s and Bottom 5s

Top 5s and Bottom 5s of the numbered games, prequels, sequels, and spinoffs.  Some other non-game media (such as CG movie and anime) are included.

Top 5:

Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy X

Bottom 5:

Final Fantasy I

Final Fantasy II

Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy XIV (for being ANOTHER MMO, and skip-over worthy)

Final Fantasy XIII

Top 5 Sequels And Prequels:

FFIV After Years

Lightning Returns

Crisis Core

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete (the extended Blu-ray version)

Bottom 5 Sequels And Prequels:

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (IMO significantly better story than FF12, but vastly different gameplay, greatly inferior graphics)

Dirge of Cerberus

Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals

Final Fantasy XIII-2

Before Crisis (Haven’t played – essentially U.S and Japan release only, plus mobile phone only is a major detractor.)

Top 5 Spinoffs:

World of Final Fantasy


Dissidia Duodecim


Theathrhythm: Curtain Call

Honourbable Mentions:

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles (Gamecube one)

Final Fantasy Type 0 HD

FFCC Crystal Bearers

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Final Fantasy: Unlimited

Bottom 5 Spinoffs:

Final Fantasy Explorers

Final Fantasy Tactics A2 (wasn’t a fan of the ‘Ivalice Alliance’ games)

Final Fantasy: Ring of Fates

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon

Final Fantasy: All the Bravest (advice: don’t waste your money)



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