So before I play Final Fantasy XV, I had several dreams. One involved Noctis running from a large floating box with soldiers falling out of it.
This was in the game, kind of. Something like this sort of happened in the game:
Final Fantasy XV was a long time in the making, with a turbulent development cycle. Yet, the
That didn’t happen.
The best thing about this game was the gameplay. I think this might have been the only complete aspect of the game. The Dissidia like combat in real-time action, while your guy’s fight was great. Switching between your guys in battle adds more depth to the combat, for sure. I wish this was in the original game. But the main attraction was the road trip simulation. Fishing, camping and just exploring the game was a lot of fun. Even if the land didn’t contain many secrets. But isn’t this like most Final Fantasy games? You could walk “over there” if you want, but what’s there? That alone made it feel like a Final Fantasy game.
The only problem I had with this game was the lack of narrative. Sure, it was there. But it seemed so barebones. Just like this article, the set up was great, but it feels
The kept adding updates, but they never enhanced the original story. If you’re going to add more things, why not update the previous
And I’m not sure about the themes. They were all over the place. Brotherhood was a theme after they abandoned the father-son relationship development. The sleep motif and Insomnia carried over, but I’m not sure why? Even worst, there’s not
I’m not sure they knew where they wanted to take this game. They hit the ground running, thinking of whatever to include. A few mobile games, an anime and a full-length movie later, we get half of Final Fantasy XV.
Even now, they’re still adding to the universe with a fishing game, DLC, expansions and
As for this reflection…
CHECK BACK IN 2020.
(Sorry, the update has been cancelled.)
I meant to do this.