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Submitted by Relientk77 583d ago | opinion piece

Top RPGs of All Time #89-70

IGN continues their Top RPGs of All Time list today by adding #89-70. This whole week IGN are adding more RPGs to the list, until the entire list is complete on Friday. (Demon's Souls, Fallout: New Vegas, Final Fantasy IX, Kingdom Hearts, PC, PS3, Retro, The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings, Xbox 360)

Relientk77  +   583d ago
I am so happy to see Final Fantasy IX, Breath of Fire III, and Grandia II on this list. These are some of my all-time favorite RPGs, and I have spent countless hours playing these games.
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   583d ago
Same here FFIX was/is amazing! also Grandia II is an all time classic I'm glad to see Skies Of Arcadia too.
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Relientk77  +   583d ago
Skies of Arcadia is another one of my top 10 RPGs definitely, it is so ahead of its time it's ridiclous. When I played it I was completely blown away
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doogiebear  +   582d ago
IMO, FF 9's story wasn't all that spectacular. I prefered 7 and 8's stories. Also, I agree, Breath of Fire 3 was a great story/rpg.
aiBreeze  +   583d ago
What made Grandia 2 so great that it can go alongside FF9 and Breath of Fire 3? I just couldn't get into the game.. I know it's typical for rpg sequels to have completely new cast it just wasn't the same without Justin and Feena.
Carl_Shocker  +   583d ago
Me aswell but I don't understand how FF9 beat FF8

I think the FF games 7-9 should of been in the top 10
guitarded77  +   583d ago
Then make a list and put it up on n4g for everyone to scrutinize it.
Wigriff  +   583d ago
I concur. I always see people talking about the original Grandia, but Grandia II blows it out of the fucking water IMHO.
Ranma1  +   583d ago
Final Fantasy 9 and Persona 4 should be in the top 20 at least.

How i miss the FF series, it used to be so "exceptional", not good, not great but amazingly "exceptionally" good
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Relientk77  +   583d ago
If I personally made a top RPGs of all time list, Final Fantasy IX would definitely be in the top 10 somewhere.
doogiebear  +   582d ago
I really, really don't want to start any flame bait--I just want to ask an honest question without drawing any hate:

What was so great about FF 9's story? Also, the gameplay was not so great to me, because you could not really control how your character evolved, you just earned your abilities, magic, summons by simply leveling up (something you would have done anyway). At least in FF 7 and 8, you had more control by combining usage of different Materia, or utilizing the junction system and drawing up different magics, creating weapons yourself instead of simply buying them, etc.

Also it seemed like FF 7 and 8's story's were more engaging (dealing with topics like betrayal, love, colonization (in sepheroth's case), abandonment (Squall), friendship, etc). So as you guessed, i never quite understood FF 9's appeal as much as most people do. And that's okay, but Id like for people to actually tell me the REASON'S for why they think FF 9 was good (gameplay mechanic and story wise).

But every time I ask this question on forums, people get pissed, yet can never give an answer. So please don't be pissed, I just wan't to know what it is that people saw in it, that I didn't.
HiddenMission  +   582d ago
I still stand by mine Breath of Fire 3, Secret of Mana, Illusion of Gaia, Phantasy Star 4 and Legend of Dragoon!
Relientk77  +   582d ago
Pretty much all them, are on the list so far, or maybe in the future, Breath of Fire III is in this section of the list, and Legend of Dragoon is #95

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