Check out Misel's picks for the saddest moments in the entire Final Fantasy franchise. Did these moments have you welling up?
(Saddest Final Fantasy Moments (spoiler alert) Hate it when spoilers are right in the title. yeah we all know the truth, but there are still quite a few gamers that never played the game.
When I played VII for the first time in 2012, I already knew of the character's demise. However, it happened so suddenly that I was still taken aback by it. Good lord does that game earn it's reputation.
stfu FFVII came out 20 YEARS AGO and aerith's death is one of the most iconic in all of gaming it's past the point of spoiler alerts now my dude
And some gamers were born 15 years ago and never even played a Final Fantasy, your point? With FFVIIR right around the corner, this will be many gamers first foray into a FF, why ruin it for them?
@omnislash if a someone born 15 years ago is a gamer and still hasn't played a FF title my guess they probably don't care enough to throw a fit over finding out a character named Aerith died in a game that relased in 1997..your point?
@Omni Yeah but the game is still 2 decades old regardless. Its pretty much known nowadays and is part of our culture. Kinda like how Darth vader is Luke's dad. I mean at some point you cannot complain about spoilers, and i think 20 years is pretty fair. To your point about some people being born 15 years ago. Well people are born everyday... and does that mean we should put off spoilers indefinitely? If not 20 years, then when?
I think we should take it upon ourselves not to spoil it for new fans. FF in particular has been losing popularity with only a recent resurgence, meaning many do not know about FFVII and will want to play the remake either from word of mouth by friends or after seeing gameplay and trailers. And Star Wars has a much, much bigger following than FF, even if you were to do Star Wars watchers per capita versus FFVII players per gamer population. Secondly, what is even the point of putting it in the title? It's just not needed.
@Asuka You bastard!!! use a spoiler tag!! now you're gonna tell me Darth Vader is actually white and no black? /jk
Spoilers - Germany lost World War 1 Spoilers - And World War 2 Spoilers - The United States won their Independence Spoilers - Slavery was made illegal Spoilers - This list contained spoilers of events that occurred before any of us were born. Therefore they are still spoilers.
You know there's been a lot more deaths in Final Fantasy before Aerith even hit the scene
My saddest moment in Final Fantasy is when they stopped making good ones
FF X's ending likely is my favourite "sad" moment. What an awful end to a long, long road. Pretty sure everyone figured it out before it was revealed, but even knowing, that ending was rather well done in terms of presentation. When Yuna falls through Tidus, definitely one of the sadder moments of the series imo.
Definitely. I still don't know why they made FFX-2 when the ending to X was so perfect.
I spent like 20 minutes contemplating life after the credits rolled.
Pretty daft having one of the biggest spoilers in the entire series in your headline, dude. Believe it or not, people are still experiencing the game for the first time; you can buy and play it on PS4.
Putting spoilers in the title will cause an uproar more than discussing your article. * SPOILER ALERT * would have been nice
Nice edit. Still reported btw ;)
Everyone complaining about spoilers for a 20 year old game smh
5 Hours into FF15. ..That's when it hit me the hardest.
I never found Aeris's death sad one bit. It was unavoidable. Only thing that was really sad was her Theme that played. That about it. My Top Three would be: 1. FFIX - Alexandria Being Destroyed and the aftermath 2. FFX Ending 3. And beating FFIV-X for first time wanting to erased my memories of them so that I can play them again fresh
When Cloud laid Aeris to rest with that music playing in the background had me misty eyed...lol.
Spoiler...I thought the part in FFX was sad when Yuna had to put the souls to rest when Sin caused it's wrath in that small town.
So am I still the only person who liked FFVII but wasn't bothered by her death nor missed her at all throughout the game?
Nah. I remember playing the game for the first time and not caring that she dies. Was it a surprise? Sure. But I never really used her, and preferred Tifa for... reasons ;)
I think it depends on whether you used her in your team or not. She was my main healer in the game and I was usually nice to her during dialogue options, so it was pretty heartbreaking when she died ;( Although the first time I played, I had Cid and Vincent in my main team and they didn't really say much when she died, so the moments after Cloud's speech ended up being pretty 'meh'. But the second time I played, I had Tifa and Yuffie in my main team, and it was much more gut-wrenching to see Yuffie stumble into Cloud and break-down, and Tifa kneel down and close Aerith's eyes and brush her hair out of her face. Yuffie fall to her knees to the point where she had to be dragged from Aerith's body....that was really gut-wrenching.
Since Aeris was one of the most useless characters, with the most annoyingly flakey personality, I didn't care about her death at all. I'd have cared more if it were Tifa.
The deaths in this list are really sad, but FFXV was devastating. That could have easily replaced most on this list.
saddes moment? when you realise that the english translation of FFX is so far off at times that the end misleads you big time.
People have ruined FFVII. I hadn't played that game util a year or two ago and I would always hear how amazing the characters are but I never could connect with the characters and I couldn't care less that Aerith died. A lot of that I feel has to do with idiots spamming the fact that she dies. I'm confused as to how spoilers are considered taboo except when speaking specifically about VII.
The game is 20 years old. It's your own fault for being spoiled by a game that old.
Zack's death, Crisis Core. I knew it was coming, and still cried lol. That hit hard.
Final Fantasy XIII Trilogy's existence is probably the saddest moment in FF's history.
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