We looked at the original version when it was almost six years old. Reviewing the remake when it’s one year old is definitely picking up the pace!
It’s the summer break between teaching years, and the baby is due in about three weeks. Time to log all the game time I can!
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I’m a teacher on summer break and recovering from surgery. Therefore, more video game reviews!
In 2012, Square Enix and Matrix Software released a mobile Final Fantasy that harkened back to the heydays of the 16-bit processor. How successful was it?
I’ve been a gamer since the days of Impossible Mission, Druid, Ghostbusters, Winter Games, and others on my Commodore 64. The Winter/Summer/California Games series was the first franchise I fell in love with, but there was one franchise that made me fall in love with an entire genre. That franchise turns 40 this year. We don’t know the exact date that first game came out, so we’re talking about it on January 1.
My favourite video game franchise has had numerous novel adaptations in the Japanese language, including a single book with adaptations of Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, and Final Fantasy III released to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the franchise in 2012. Eight years later, we finally get that collection in English.
I’m still working through the video game reviews our readers voted on. Today, the last 8 bit Dragon Quest game. Next up: Final Fantasy IV: The After Years.
I know I promised that Final Fantasy: Tactics would be the subject of the next review. I don’t review games until I’ve played through them with a high level of completion, preferably 100%, and I am downright terrible at Final Fantasy: Tactics. Instead, with the release of Doctor Who: Infinity, I’ve gone back and played through the best “match 3” game I’ve ever played.
Readers were polled asking which game I should review next, and this came out on top.
Last week, I asked for input about which game I should play to review next. The results are in: the next game is the original Dragon Quest in its mobile incarnation, originally released in North America as Dragon Warrior. Details on the voting methodologies and the next six games in sequence follows for those who are interested. All options listed were mobile games of the JRPG variety.