Xenoblade is Better Than Final Fantasy - While Final Fantasy has a storied history, Xenoblade, as a franchise, has surpased it in in quality over the years.
Xenoblade 1 and xenoblade 2 had better quality than ff13 and its sequels as well as ff15. Lol. Such rubbish. Xenoblade 2 especially is utter rubbish with bad graphics and performance issues
Xenoblade 2 is a great game.
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Agreed. Probably the worst graphics I have ever seen and the 2nd game is a cringy fan service fest. Don't get me started on the combat and English voice acting.
Not the classics though. In this and the previous generation, yes unless ff7r is a great game.
They are two wildly different experiences. Those that say that Xenoblade is better are just fanboys who want to excessively praise something that is already great (in this case, Xenoblade). Those that say that it is not even close are just haters that don't want to admit how good the Xenoblade games are. Probably because it is a Nintendo owned IP. Fact is, classic FF and Xenoblade are both great RPGs, but play totally different. You will find some that like both, and others that prefer one over the other. To claim either excessive praise or pointless downplay is just foolish in both cases TBH.
The series started to chug for me when 13 came out, and 14 was a big disappointment to me. But even FF12 is still a great game and most of the previous games were stellar. FF might not be what it once was, but few series stack up against it, much less surpass it. I can't really say the Xenoblade is one of those.
No it isn't.
Psht! So many RPGs are better than FF! Even FFVII, which was a good game, isn't better than many other RPGs
I'm guessing you haven't played any of the Xenoblade games.
I've played them all. As for the recent ones, Xenoblade Chronicles has an impressive world, story, and characters, but some of the worst side quests. Wasn't fond of the battle engine. XC2 was just bad imo. X was pretty good, but not as good as the original. The original could be described as better than some of the worst FF games, but the series as a whole? Not a chance. Of course, opinions are opinions.
Xenoblade 2 is not even on the same level of FF 12. LOL nice try tho.
The FF IP needs to be concluded and a new IP needs to replace it. Oh... and JRPGs are overrated and most often are cliched and seriously suck!
Lol yeah ok 12 plays it self
Yeah no, i have to disagree.
Dont be so stupid...
There’s like only 3 games in the Xenoblade series, 4 if you count that standalone DLC You’re jumping the gun way too fast
As much as I like Xenoblade it’s hard to compare it to all of the games over many generations that make up Final Fantasy.
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The XB series is fantastic. It's better than FF has been in almost 2 decades but comparing them to SNES/PS1 era FF. FF takes it. I don't like to compare XB to another series and proclaim better. It's a great series on its own. If I were to comapre it to any RPG series. I would say XB is the closest we have to mainline Phantasy Star games again.
Don't be silly.
The Xenoblade games aren't even that good. Terrible storylines, characters and gameplay's basically just a generic MMO... Extremely overrated series if you ask me.
I don't think the storylines are terrible. They are taking a lot of the same themes from Xenogears and Xenosaga, which are quite complex and you kind of have to know about those themes to really understand what's really happening overall. What I think Xenoblade fails to do though is make those themes into something meaningful for the entire story, so it does come across as somewhat shallow if you don't know what the creator is trying to go for. There are a lot of FF games which go much deeper into their lore, and in the process explain the lore in a way that is understandable, and ultimately, relevant to the plot. Even FF13....the game everyone loves to hate, at least explained itself properly. FFXV was fractured in this regard, but in general, I do feel that FF is a better game and RPG in what is usually important to those who like RPG's. Game play is good enough for what it is, but I do agree, that it does come off as kind of MMO like.
It's not the only JRPG series that has surpassed the Final Fantasy series in quality. The more Final Fantasy has moved away from it's roots, the worse it's become.
I prefer xenoblade because of the huge world's that you can explore as you like with decent story. Ff15 wasn't bad in terms of combat and exploration but the story was terrible. Xenoblade is definitely better than the newer final fantasy. The classics are classics so their untouchable.
Xenoblade 2 and x are not good at all.
Xenoblade 2 is an overrated peice of trash X and 1 are good games tho
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Well The FF series has been complete ass after FFX. So I deffintly agree they are better
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XB2 was a snoozefest. FF12-15 were poo.
yeah okay. that latest one where you ride and use weapons that are actually hot near naked women. what a storyline.
Final Fantasy is declining in popularity, where as Xenoblade is growing.
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Xenoblade has a loooooong way to go before claiming that. Gotta first show you have actual legs over the course of a few decades. Then come back and we'll see.
Yeah, which one?
For me the bad thing about the games in the Xenoblade franchise is something most people consider a good thing: their length. If after 60 hours of playing it (completing at least the most important or interesting side stuff) I'm nowhere near the end, it's just too long. Even so, I agree that they're much better than the most recent FF games. I didn't love a single FF game after FFX.
absolutely not. Xenoblade is not a bad series but its not even close to the FF franchise.
this generation has become something different...comparing RPG's now... Xenoblade and FF are 2 different, both good and bad in their own ways but I love them both
Agreed. Need this on Xbox one please!
Xenoblade? Nintendo owns Monolith Soft so that's never happening.
Strongly Agree with this article. I've felt it for some time now but Final Fantasy just isn't giving me the enjoyment it once did anymore.
A fair argument can be made regarding ff13 and 15 as there not very well received, but as far as the classics ff 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and final fantasy tactics, naw chief you got yourself twisted up here. Xenoblade doesn't come close, hell xenosaga and xenogears are better games then xenoblade.
Which is why I don't believe you've played any of the Xenoblade games.
I've never played xenoblade but I prefer blue dragon over ff7.
Better than FFXIII (all 3 of them) and FFXV for sure. Old chapters i don't know, i put them about on the same level, with pros and cons.
God FF13 was bad i try to pretend it don't exist. Xenoblade 1 was a amazing game. I play rpgs for there storys not there grafics. FF15 is a great looking and fun game but its story is fragmented and don't hold up against games like FF6 or FF7. Imo
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