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Submitted by SpaceSquirrel 2362d ago | article

Top 5 Square Enix Video Game Franchises

Ever since the merger, no other companies comes close to the popularity of Square Enix's JRPG franchises. ( Final Fantasy A2: the Sealed Grimoire, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy, Dissidia Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest 6, Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime, Dragon Quest IV, Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen, Dragon Quest IX, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker, Dragon Quest Swords, Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors, Dragon Quest V, Dragon Quest VI: The Realms of Reverie, Dragon Quest VIII, Dragon Quest X, Dragon Quest: Chapters of the Chosen, Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen, Dragon Quest: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Young King and the Promised Land, Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy Agito XIII, Final Fantasy CC: Little King, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Chiisa na Ousama to Yakusoku no Kuni, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Young King, Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders, Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales, Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales 2, Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon, Final Fantasy II, Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition, Final Fantasy III, Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VII: Endless Crisis, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2, Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XI: War of the Godess, final fantasy XI: wings of godness, Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess, Final Fantasy XII, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings, Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time, Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles: The Small King and the Promised Country, GameCube, Grandia III, Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts 3, Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, Kingdom Hearts Zero, Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories 2, Nintendo DS, PS2, PS3, PSP, Star Ocean, Star Ocean IV, Star Ocean: First Departure, Star Ocean: Second Evolution, Star Ocean: The Last Hope, Star Ocean: The Second Evolution, Star Ocean: 'Till the End of Time, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360)

Gun_Senshi  +   2362d ago
Short List:
Anything that Nomura did.

Tetsuya Nomura, the best JRPG Director/Developer.

I am looking forward to his next game! It cannot come too soon :(

* Final Fantasy V (1992) - Battle Graphics
* Final Fantasy VI (1994) - Graphic Director
* Live A Live (1994) - Tosa-ben Translation
* Chrono Trigger (1995) - Field Graphics
* Front Mission (1995) - Graphic Designer
* Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996) - Boss Monster Designer
* Final Fantasy VII (1997) - Character Designer, Battle Visual Director & Original Story
* Parasite Eve (1998) - Character Designer
* Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring (1998) - Character Supervisor
* Brave Fencer Musashi (1998) - Character Illustrator
* Parasite Eve II (1999) - Character Illustrator
* Final Fantasy VIII (1999) - Character Designer & Battle Visual Director
* The Bouncer (2000) - Character Designer
* Final Fantasy X (2001) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts (2002) - Director & Concept Design
* Final Fantasy X-2 (2003) - Main Character Designer
* Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII (2004) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004) - Director & Concept Design
* Musashi: Samurai Legend (2005) - Main Character Designer
* Last Order: Final Fantasy VII (2005)- Director
* Final Fantasy VII Advent Children (2005) - Director
* Kingdom Hearts II (2005) - Director & Concept Design
* Final Fantasy V Advance (2006) - Monster design
* Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006) - Character Designer
* Dirge of Cerberus Lost Episode: Final Fantasy VII (2006)
* Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007) - Creative Producer & Character Designer
* The World Ends With You (2007) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts coded (2008) - Director & Concept Design
* Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008) - Character Designer
* Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (2009)
* Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (2009)
* Final Fantasy XIII (2009) - Character Designer
* Final Fantasy Agito XIII (2009) - Character Designer
* The 3rd Birthday (2009)
* Final Fantasy Versus XIII (TBA) - Director & Character Designer
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Finalflash22  +   2362d ago
Hironobu Sakaguchi
Hands down greatest jrpg developer of all time
SpoonyRedMage  +   2362d ago
Well the best games were the ones that both worked on.

The other games are good but not as good.

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