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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
I'm not one to be very judgemental of games like this but i have to say, THIS WAS AN ABSOLUTE EMBARRASMENT TO THE FINAL FANTASY SERIES. Final Fantasy 10 was one of the greatest games I ever played, and i couldn't wait for this game to come out, expecting to use most of the old characters like Wakka and maybe Auron to find Tidus half way through the game and use him then. BUT NO. You have to use 3 characters who weren't even useful, or in, the last game. The game dialouge is made to be for 3 year olds, not the same audience who usually plays these types of games. The missions suck, the story sucks, and the fighting style sucks. I mean dress spheres?! Come on. The only good part of this game is the ending that is nearly impossible to get. This game gets an F, generously, and may God have mercy on its soul!