1UP writes: "The Final Fantasy series spans 20 years and more than twice as many games. A glorious past is never a guarantee of future success, and Square Enix has its work cut out for it. The series has long stood at the cutting edge of technology, presentation, and gameplay design, but Final Fantasy now faces the steeply rising cost of triple-A game development and the increasing sophistication of the competition -- to say nothing of the dissolution of the boundaries between genres. What's an RPG these days, anyway? Now that we've explored the series' past, let's take a look at its future prospects and the various facets of the flawed gem that is Final Fantasy."