Zidane Tribal wallpaper in Final Fantasy IX.

Should Developers Cut Zidane’s Overly Dark Backstory Fom the Potential Final Fantasy IX Remake?

Thanks to Scott Baird of ScreentRants.com for the inspiration! 9. ZIDANE’S OVERLY DARK BACKSTORY Zidane Tribal was created to be a contrast to the moody protagonists who preceded him. Cloud […]

Chaos Warriors for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

The Six Stages of a Toxic Final Fantasy Villainy

I found this post on Twitter, about the toxic stages of a fandom: I love this. I own this. I control this. I can’t control this. I hate this. I […]

The Turks in Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Would the Turks Have Been Heroes in Final Fantasy VII?

Thanks to DaleLeatherwood for the inspiration! The Turks in FFVII would be the heroes in every other Final Fantasy game, but for some reason, the game tracks a group of […]

Cloud Strife and Squall Leonhart listen to Tidus in Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

The Meteorological Meta Story of Final Fantasy

Most of the Final Fantasy games a character, usually the flagship, with a meteorological name. Why do they do this? I guess in a ham-fisted way, to inform the player […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Cecil Harvey's Paladin and Dark Knight forms artwork for Final Fantasy IV.

Each Main Character’s Traditional Job Class Is Linked to Their Respective Story and Gameplay

Thanks to Leth09 for the inspiration. Game designers develop worlds which inform us of how our character’s progress. Each main character’s job class can achieve this. Can’t say much about […]

Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

When Final Fantasy Villains Became Sociopaths Instead of Psychopaths…

I’ve written about the tonal shift of Final Fantasy villains and how they changed from one-dimensional stock characters to having some type of pathos. But why did they shift this […]

Ignis Scientia, Noctis Lucis Caelum, Gladiolus Amicitia, and Prompto Argentum in the original Final Fantasy allusion looking over Insomnia across a Bridge in Final Fantasy XV.

Every Chapter of Final Fantasy XV Refers to the Previous Final Fantasy Games

Final Fantasy XV. A game for fans and first-timers. Well, I guess. It’s definitely new. Final Fantasy XV is the first game to incorporate real-time battle, something battle planner Ito […]

Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Why Final Fantasy Villains are Twisted…

We’re all aware that the main villains of Final Fantasy are a little off. Obviously, they’re “evil”. But for the most part, their “evil” is based on irrationality. So what […]

Garland holds Sara hostage in front of the Warrior of Light in Final Fantasy.

How are the Final Fantasy I – VI Worlds Connected? Let’s Look to Final Fantasy I: The 20th Anniversary Edition…

“Our promise to ourselves is that for every single game that we make, we are going to give it our all, and then we finish it, we’ll end it in […]

Tidus fading away in Final Fantasy X.

The Final “Fantasy” of the Main Characters

A fantasy is a situation imagined by an individual that expresses certain desires or aims at the part of its creator. Fantasies sometimes involve situations that are highly unlikely, or […]

Yoshitaka Amano's General Leo artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

Could NPCs and Other Playable Characters Also Be Warriors of Light?

At the end of Dissidia Final Fantasy, the Warrior of Light appears in an open field outside of Cornelia. The Warrior of Light could’ve been anyone, while in Dissidia Final […]

Rinoa Heartilly losing oxygen in space, Final Fantasy VIII.

Rinoa Heartilly Is an Alternate Reality Jenova?

Thanks to FutureHistory101 for the inspiration! This is another Final Fantasy VIII theory where someone dies during the course of the story. Only this time – it’s Rinoa! FutureHistory101’s theory […]

Garland's utters his famous line ''sKnock you all down'' in Final Fantasy.

Did Garland From the Original Final Fantasy Create the Final Bosses From Other Games?

Thanks to mmr93 for the inspiration here and here! Garland (Chaos) transformed Zemus into Zeromus, Exdeath into Neo-Exdeath, and created Cloud of Darkness and Necron. I’ve always thought that Garland […]

Warriors of Cosmos wallpaer for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

What Happened to Our Characters During Dissidia?

I don’t know where or when Dissidia takes place, but it seems to be in a universe beyond their spacetime. This means the normal logic of their world doesn’t apply. […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Necron artwork for Final Fantasy IX.

Did Necron Posses Kuja Throughout Final Fantasy IX?

Thanks to RichtersMask for the inspiration! My theory is that in FFIX, Necron was possessing Kuja. The devs seem to try to play it off like Necron just comes out […]

Warriors of Cosmos wallpaer for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

How Most Final Fantasy Games Contain Their Own Multiverse…

Besides certain elements (such as crystals, Chocobos, summons, monsters, Cid, etc.) every Final Fantasy resides in their own individual universe. But so many parallels exist, it seems like they are […]