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The Gambit That Got Away – Final Fantasy XII Review

FINAL FANTASY XII (2006) – SQUARE ENIX

The Judges (arbiters of law in Ivalice) get some truly badass armor

Considering that it had a record development period of five years and the budget of a small Hollywood picture ($48,000,000 if reports are accurate), the first word that comes to mind when I consider Final Fantasy XII is…disappointment. It reviewed very highly upon its release, but after a recent playthrough I simply couldn’t understand the hype. No doubt it is a finely produced game, one of the best that you can find on the PS2; but for sheer gameplay it falls well short of the lofty heights reached by its predecessors. Continue reading The Gambit That Got Away – Final Fantasy XII Review