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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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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