There one was a time when you couldn’t go a couple months without seeing a Square RPG. Now they are more famous for titles like Hitman and Tomb Raider. What happened?
I'm getting tired of these articles.
Its past time we all admit that they never recovered from the Spirits Within. The massive investment Sakaguchi put into their movie studio then banking on that movie to be an international sensation rather than the okay thing it was shows how badly their judgement was. And it hasn't gotten better.
That's bullsh1t dont accuse Sagakuchi because the incompetent scrubs who stay behind when Sagakuchi left cant make 1 quality game for the past 10 years now. The creator of Xenogears one of my all time favorite games & TOP 3 JRPG ever imo Tetsuya Takahashi left also from Square & he create with his own studio the best JRPG of this generation, Xenoblade Chronicles, and that shows that u dont need a big studio and a crazy budget to make quality games. SE have it all but their games suck beyond measure, and that prove to me that w/o Sagakuchi they r all of them worthless & incompetent, they try again & again they spent millions about millions & years of developing and we all know the result, w/o Sagakuchi they r like lost children in the forest not knowing what path to take.
"Now they are more famous for titles like Hitman and Tomb Raider. What happened?" No.....they're not.
FFXIII is a serial killer, it managed to kill a WHOLE legacy without much effort, and XIII-2 is a copycat that contributed too. All fans put their hope in Versus, how delusional. SE is dead and there is NO FUTURE for them.
FF died with XI, where they forgot the meaning behind the word "final", and XII, who''s theme suggested airships and air pirates yet had you walking everywhere. Scaled "the world" down to a few kingdoms. If they want to get "it" back they need to live up to projected expectations.
I'd go one further and say FFX was the turning point. It was essentially you walking everywhere via long corridors and there wasn't a world map to explore. But for some reason, people look back on it fondly despite it having many of the flaws that are also present in XIII.
Ay least i Enjoyed XII because of the battle system and exploration wich FFXIII doesnt do well in any. to Disccordia, at least the battle system and story were super, XIII is just graphics with a shitty battle system.
What happened to Square oh wait I know..
They merged with Enix and went down hill from there. The Squaresoft days are gone now its the SquareEnix days which i barely pay attention to anymore.
Square-Enix is SO dead! EVERYTHING they've made since FFVII is garbage! Even the stuff they've published is all crap! s/ People sure do like to find things that confirm their own view and ignore everything else.
Im enjoying FF13-2 right now, getting Kingdom Hearts DDD, FF Theaterythm, and Bravely Deafault soon for my 3ds, and il get the FFX Remaster for vita. Im also awaiting VS13 and hoping for a FF12 Remaster for vita and FF5/6 Remaked for the 3ds. Oh i forgot DQX and the 3ds dungeon crawl type game not to mention the Tomb Raider and other non rpg stuff. SE is fine, once VS13 comes out and is amazing people will forget about 13 (one game in a series of how many?). They do need more new ip's even if theyre xbla games or handheld titles. Also need to get going with sequels to Vagrant Story, Chrono Trigger/Cross, and Valkyrie Profile.
Let's face it SquareSoft is dead deal with what Square Enix has to offer now or forget about them... I prefer the second part i just forget about them... there is so many NON-SE games to play that i just can't find time to bother with SE games anymore...
People know that Square Enix best is still yet to come. FF Versus XIII FF Type-0 (EU and NA) FF X HD remaster FF VI remaster/remake FF VII HD remake FF XIV fixed PS3 ver. and final but certainly not least - Kingdom Hearts 3.
ff versus seems like we wont have that for another 2-3 years and the other games are just remakes and hd versions what is special about that.
The best is yet to come? lol Remaking old games is the best they can do? ROFLCOPTER.
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