RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 8 Final Fantasy XI

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! For this time around in Episode 8, Hironobu Sakaguchi and Square Enix decided to stray away from doing another traditional installment. They wanted to experiment in a new direction for Final Fantasy’s eleventh, mainline entry; being derived as an evolution of MUDs that became popular in older computers during the 70s and 80s, that genre would evolve itself into Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games which Richard Garriott’s own Ultima Online started the movement. After Sony Online Entertainment’s own EverQuest came out, and revolutionized…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 7 Final Fantasy X & X-2

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! Episode 7 takes a dive into the PlayStation 2 by looking at the next entry where it was the first to have a sequel in Final Fantasy X, and X-2. Final Fantasy X ended up as the next game from Yoshinori Kitase, and his team who previously worked on Final Fantasy VII & VIII; it is still remembered as one of the biggest and most ambitious games ever made at the beginning of the sixth generation of gaming. Most games in the series…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 6 Final Fantasy VIII & IX

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! Episode 6 explores two other entries in the PlayStation’s library, Final Fantasy VIII and IX. Now, Final Fantasy VIII was the next game to be envisioned by the team behind Final Fantasy VII, as it went for a game with a more brighter atmosphere that had dark overtones in its overall delivery. While being considered one of the most polarizing entries in the original Playstation’s library like Final Fantasy II on the Famicom, the eighth installment had its own merits; it becomes just…

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Final Fantasy IX PS4 Launch Trailer Streamed

IGN has updated their official Youtube channel with the launch trailer for Final Fantasy IX for the Playstation 4.  For those who are unaware Final Fantasy IX was released on the original Playstation on November 13, 2000 in North America. The Playstation 4 version of the game will support trophies and will feature game boosters along with autosaves.  Similar to some older Final Fantasy ports the game will also feature update visuals.  The game is currently listed on PSN priced at $16.79.  The discount will last until September 26. Sony provided a synopsis for the game. The FINAL FANTASY®…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 5 Final Fantasy VII

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 5, we cover the franchise’s first outing on the Sony PlayStation which became not only a breakout to push past sales for the console, but it became one of the biggest revolutions for the genre of Japanese Role-Playing games. It would be known to the public as Final Fantasy VII. After covering the main game, we will dive straight into Square…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 4 Final Fantasy VI

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 4, we start getting into the pinnacle with how extraordinary the Final Fantasy franchise was bound to become with Final Fantasy VI. Seeing as how the fifth game was retreading ground from what was seen in its predecessors, the next game would fully re-invent itself into what many long-time fans consider to be the best work that Hironobu Sakaguchi and his…

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RRPG Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 3 Final Fantasy IV & V

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 3, I look at the series’ first 16-bit installment that became what was dubbed as the ultimate Final Fantasy game with Final Fantasy IV. After that, I dig deep into one of the most overlooked gems in the franchise that was originally showing fatigue to the overall brand with Final Fantasy V. The fourth game came out in July 1991 for…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 2 Final Fantasy II & III

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 2, I take a look at the next, two entries within the Famicom trilogy as Final Fantasy II became a drastic departure of the first game which did not become very receptive between the press, or the public. Following the second installment, Hironobu Sakaguchi took the best qualities of its predecessors to create the best outing on the 8-bit home console with…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 1 Final Fantasy I

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 1, I take a look at the very first game that kick-started this iconic franchise, Final Fantasy I. Series creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, intended to make a RPG for years before Square Enix gave him the chance. However, when the time came to being Sakaguchi’s dream project, he alongside his friend, Nobuo Uematsu (series composer), and newly hired concept artist, Yoshitaka Amano…

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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age – Collector’s Edition Unboxing (RRPG Reviews)

For fans of the world of Ivalice in the Final Fantasy franchise who are ready to head back into that world, then fear no more! Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has finally arrived on the PlayStation 4 in an HD Remaster of Final Fantasy XII: International Zodiac Job System which never left Japan until now! As excited as I am for giving myself a second chance to experience this game after skipping it mostly the first time around, I have decided to pick up the Collector’s Edition just to…

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