Classic Game Room: Final Fantasy IV for the DS Review

"The original three Final Fantasy titles on NES and Famicom are all fantastic games, taking their places as some of the top RPGs on the platforms. But as with many other 8-Bit RPGs, they face a problem: When looked at today, their story, characters, and other narrative elements are simply too primitive. And when it comes down to it, the titles can be viewed as grind-fests from start to finish. They simply just haven’t aged well. Thankfully, time has been much more forgiving on the 16-bit era. Many 16-bit RPGs still hold up today, like Final Fantasy IV. And thanks to Square-Enix’s 2008 remake, the title is even more accessible for those unfamiliar with it."-Benjamin Yoder

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