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Why has the Final Fantasy franchise lost its edge?


There was a time when gamers couldn't conceive of life without the Final Fantasy series. Now the once great franchise is an afterthought. Why is that?

 

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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    Lost Odyssey was unreal. The depth of the story took me by surprise. I would be totally okay if they made more games like that.

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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    I really believe the franchise lost its magic when Nobuo Uematsu retired as the music coordinator. Once that part of the formula was gone, everything else just sort of fell apart.

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    Chris Qu 4 years ago

    You have to be careful with that way of thinking though. Final Fantasy 14 so poorly received that their stock values were completely slashed by its release. People are more receptive to the FF games, but they are not blinded by them. Not anymore.


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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    That seems like the logical answer. It just seems like the franchise hasn't been able to adapt to the new systems. They aren't willing to re-imagine their platform and try something new. It's too bad.

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