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Final Fantasy All the Bravest Is An Insult to Fans of the Series

Despite being filled to the brim with nostalgic elements from throughout the Final Fantasy series, All the Bravest is a cash grab through and through and everything wrong with the industry.

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Godchild10201256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

This shows how off SE has been with it's fans. I hope next Gen they go back to what made them great and not push what made them worse this Gen.

Godmars2901256d ago

Signs where there that Square was forgetting how to make good games since FF10 if not before. Was more into exploiting its history rather than build upon it.

Dirge of Cerberus?

Next gen is just going to be more of the same. Increased production costs only assure that.

TopDudeMan1255d ago (Edited 1255d ago )

I'm hoping that this gen they were just experimenting with things a little so they know what not to do in the future.

So far I have:
- make a linear ff game not even the greatest ff fans will love.
- make a sequel to said game that no one wants.
- make a sequel to the sequel of said game that no one wants.
- announce a game, make it look awesome, then don't release it, even though everyone wants it.
- make an iphone game where you basically just click on characters to attack.
- make an mmo that is so bad they can't charge a subscription on it for 2 years. Then re-release it under a different name.
- Don't remake/update good games that the fans actually do want to see.

Did I miss anything?

Ranma11256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

Damn, this is coming from a Final Fantasy fan site !!!

Now I even have serious doubts about whether FFvs13 will even be a good game, or whether it will even come out...

@Summons75, I bubbled you down

Godchild10201256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

I don't have doubts about FFVS13 because of one man. Tetsuya Nomura, he has been part of some of my favorite games and has produced/directed one of one of my favorite series to date. So, my hope is still there, if he leaves before the game ships, then I will have doubts.

Also, it's their second game that has been in development the longest. Final Fantasy XII was the previous holder, with over 5 years in development and we know how well that sold and turn out.

animegamingnerd1256d ago

square enix sucks give me back squaresoft

HarryMasonHerpderp1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

I heard it made it to the top 25 itunes paid apps.
So quite a few people must of already bought it.

I'm done with Square Enix, everyone holds onto hope (me included) that one day they will go back to making Final Fantasy games from the old days but it's never going to happen.
It's been nearly 12 years since Final Fantasy X was released and several years since FFXII and what have we got since then? There's no going back for this company with the FF series, all they will keep doing is making half assed FF games which are nothing like what a true Final Fantasy game should be, full of DLC and keep releasing the old games to keep the nostalgia going.
That new Lightning costume is an insult to the creators of FFVII and it's fans.

At 2:37
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capitanandi1256d ago

The gameplay looks fine, but all those costly features are absolutely ridiculous. It still looks fun, but I really doubt it'll be worth all that money in the long run. This is a terrible move, not because of the brand, but industry-wise. In that sense though, I don't see how this is an insult to fans of the series.

DragonKnight1256d ago

You don't? Taking series characters, putting them in the most barebones game possible, and then making everything completely random and charging money to phoenix down your party? You don't see that as an insult?

capitanandi1254d ago

No, I don't. I just won't be buying it. They're a company and if they want to make a grab for some extra cash, so be it. No one is twisting your arm to play this game and I honestly doubt they are actually trying to piss people off. If anything, they just don't care and neither should you.

DragonKnight1254d ago

I doubt you care about quality gaming if your attitude is "well they can do what they want."

Summons751256d ago

But....it has cloud in it. I thought by raging I've only played ff7 and actually know nothing about the series fanboys, anything with cloud in it is a divine gift and that's why the majority of haters actually hate ff13 because its clearly not because of the atb based battle system that ff7 also has.

Actually this looked really neat but then they said for cellphones and it killed any interest I had. If it were on vita or the 3ds it would be must buy title.

Godmars2901256d ago

Its a pretty looking iOS "game" that's trying to milk $35+ out of you for a $4 casual purchase.

If it were a steaming brown pile with the Square Enix logo on it it would be less insulting.

grailly1256d ago

so, SE makes an insult of a game, and you decide to troll the fan community? yeah, pretty immature.

Summons751256d ago

What insult? Hey these games sold well and we had these planned from the start so here is the final game in the lightning saga? Or oh hey, we're working hard on verses 13 and there had been a ton on information so just be patient till we're ready to release?

I don't like or consider mobile apps actual games but its not an insult. There is a market that they see potential in.... It's called business, could they have made a vita or 3ds version, sure, but its not an insult because they didn't.

grailly1256d ago

it's really hard to understand what you're saying...

and it's not the fact that it's on iOS that makes it a problem... I like theatrythme on iOS, but in this, there's no gameplay to speak of, it's 4$(which is alot for iOS) and it adds micro transactions on top of it all.

this game is purely using the final fantasy name, characters, and music to make money, this is NOT an attempt at fan service or at advancing the franchise

zgoldenlionz1256d ago

Lol everyone needs to chill.

knifefight1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

Yeah, they should embrace the fact that game quality has gone down while the cumulative price has gone up. I don't know why anyone's miffed about that.

Edit: Did I say everyone should flip out? Did I? I don't see anywhere where anyone encouraged that. I am confused by your remark below. Can you please link to where I said "people should flip out and rage on forums about it."? I can't find that.

zgoldenlionz1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

Don't buy it then. Or maybe you're right maybe we should all flip out!! And rage on forums about it, I'm sure SE will take note.

knifefight1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

I guess there's also a rule that people can't talk about it?
Except, even you ARE talking about it, right here:
http://n4g.com/news/1158062...

What are you, exactly?

Edit: Telling people to "chill" who are not angry is only a sign that you're projecting your own feelings onto others. I submit for consideration that you are indeed the one here who needs to "chill."

zgoldenlionz1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

Lol chill bro. This whole conversation is pointless, if I wasn't bored with nothing to do I wouldn't even entertain you right now.

Edit: lolololololololol maybe I will "chill".

DEATHxTHExKIDx1256d ago (Edited 1256d ago )

its just an IOS game so it dosent matter to me nor is it a big deal. some ppl might have gotten screwed outta some cash tho.

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