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    • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
      Community discussion about Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV. Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV is a five-episode anime series that depicts the backstories of Noctis Lucis Caelum, Ignis Scientia, Gladiolus Amicitia, and Prompto Argentum.
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    • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
      Community discussion about Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- is an action-RPG from Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable. The game primarily focuses on Zack Fair, a young member of the paramilitary organization SOLDIER, who is assigned to look for the missing SOLDIER Genesis Rhapsodos. As he searches for Genesis, Zack discovers Genesis' origin, Project G, and how it is related to two other high-ranking SOLDIERs; Sephiroth and Angeal Hewley. The game's storyline takes the player from the war between the megacorporation Shinra and the people of Wutai to the events in Nibelheim, ending just before the beginning of Final Fantasy VII.
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    • Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII
      Community discussion about Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII. Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII- is a game part of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII set three years after Final Fantasy VII and one year after Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. The game is set three years after the events of the original game, and focuses on one of the game's playable characters, Vincent Valentine. In the story, Vincent is targeted by Deepground, a mysterious organization that plans to awaken a creature known as Omega, with the ability to destroy the Planet.
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    • Dissidia Final Fantasy
      Community discussion about Dissidia Final Fantasy. Dissidia Final Fantasy is a fighting game with action role playing elements developed and published by Square Enix. The game features characters from different Final Fantasy games and centers on a great conflict between Cosmos, goddess of harmony, and Chaos, the god of discord. The two summon multiple warriors to fight for their sides in their thirteenth war. During the story, the player controls the ten warriors chosen by Cosmos, the protagonists from the first ten Final Fantasy games, in their journey. The game's English and international versions also give access to other features such an arcade mode.
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    • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
      Community discussion about Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a team-based fighting game developed by Team Ninja of Koei Tecmo and published by Square Enix and Taito. Set long after the events of the previous two Dissidia titles, but before the arcade version, the dimension of World B is revitalized for a conflict between Materia, the goddess of protection, and Spiritus, the god of destruction, who respectively summon the warriors of Cosmos and Chaos as their champions. Unlike their prior involvements, the summoned warriors retain their memories of both the previous war and their original worlds, which are used to expand World B, while the mystical energy created from their battles maintains it.
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    • Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is a free-to-play role-playing game developed by A-Lim and published by Square Enix for iOS and Android devices. The story focuses on Rain, a young knight from the Kingdom of Grandshelt who, though a stalwart knight in his own right, feels overshadowed by his father, Sir Raegan. Rain and his childhood friend Lasswell are traveling on their airship when they encounter, Fina, a young woman trapped in a crystal who begs assistance from them. Fina leads them to the Earth Shrine, where the Earth Crystal is under attack by the Veritas of the Dark, who claims to be one of the Sworn Six of Paladia. While the Dark Lord's real motive remains unknown, it seems that he wants to end the world by destroying all crystals. Though Rain and Lasswell have never heard of either Veritas or his organization, he proves to be a formidable foe, destroying the Earth Crystal despite their opposition.
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    • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is a spin-off/companion game outside the main Final Fantasy series. Players take on the role of adventurers who travel in a caravan gathering mystical fuel for crystals which protect the world's settlements from the destructive Miasma.
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    • Final Fantasy Explorers
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Explorers. Explorers revolves around the titular group of explorers from the rural town of Libertas who hunt the world for crystals, objects which are the source of life and civilization for the world. The most major source of crystals is the new island of Amostra, but they are guarded by fearsome beasts that the Explorers must fight.
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    • Final Fantasy I
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy I. Final Fantasy, also known as Final Fantasy I in re-releases, is a role-playing game developed and published by Square Co., Ltd. for the Nintendo Entertainment System in Japan in December 1987, and the first title in Square's flagship Final Fantasy series.
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    • Final Fantasy II
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy II. Final Fantasy II is the second installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game's story centers on four youths whose parents were killed during an army invasion by the empire of Palamecia, who are using hellspawn to conquer the world. Three of the four main characters join a rebellion against the empire, embarking on missions to gain new magic and weapons, destroy enemy superweapons, and rescue leading members of the resistance. The Game Boy Advance remake adds a bonus story after the game is completed.
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    • Final Fantasy III
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy III. Final Fantasy III is the third installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. It was released in April 1990 for the Family Computer exclusively in Japan. The story revolves around four orphaned youths drawn to a crystal of light. The crystal grants them some of its power, and instructs them to go forth and restore balance to the world. Not knowing what to make of the crystal's pronouncements, but nonetheless recognizing the importance of its words, the four inform their adoptive families of their mission and set out to explore and bring back balance to the world.
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    • Final Fantasy IV
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy IV. Final Fantasy IV is the fourth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game's story follows Cecil, a dark knight, as he tries to prevent the sorcerer Golbez from seizing powerful crystals and destroying the world. He is joined on this quest by a frequently changing group of allies. Final Fantasy IV introduced innovations that became staples of the Final Fantasy series and role-playing games in general. Its "Active Time Battle" system was used in five subsequent Final Fantasy games, and unlike prior games in the series, IV gave each character their own unchangeable character class.
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    • Final Fantasy IV: The After Years
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is a sequel to Final Fantasy IV, originally released for Japanese mobile phones on February 18, 2008. Set 17 years after Final Fantasy IV, The After Years follows the original cast and their descendants in episodic tales as a new villain appears, setting into action a mysterious chain of events that threatens the fate of the Blue Planet.[4] Largely utilizing assets, locations, and mechanics from its predecessor, the title nevertheless incorporates higher quality character graphics and several new gameplay systems.
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    • Final Fantasy IX
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy IX. Final Fantasy IX is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The plot centers on the consequences of a war between nations in a medieval fantasy world called Gaia. Players follow bandit Zidane Tribal, who kidnaps Alexandrian princess Garnet Til Alexandros XVII as part of a gambit by the neighboring nation of Lindblum. He joins Garnet and a growing cast of characters on a quest to take down her mother, Queen Brahne of Alexandria, who started the war. The plot shifts when the player learns that Brahne is a pawn of a more menacing threat, Kuja, who shares a mysterious history with Zidane spanning two worlds.
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    • Final Fantasy Series
      General discussion on Square Enix's popular role playing series, FINAL FANTASY! Final Fantasy is a science fiction and fantasy media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and developed and owned by Square Enix (formerly Square). The franchise centers on a series of fantasy and science fantasy role-playing video games (RPGs). The first game in the series was published in 1987; it was a success and spawned sequels. The series has since branched into other genres such as tactical role-playing, action role-playing, massively multiplayer online role-playing, racing, third-person shooter, fighting, and rhythm. The franchise has also branched out into other media, including CGI films, anime, manga, and novels.
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    • Final Fantasy Tactics
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Tactics. Final Fantasy Tactics is a strategy role-playing game in the Final Fantasy series. Final Fantasy Tactics is set in a fictional medieval-inspired kingdom called Ivalice, created by Yasumi Matsuno. The game's story follows Ramza Beoulve, a highborn cadet who finds himself thrust into the middle of an intricate military conflict known as The Lion War, where two opposing noble factions are coveting the throne of the kingdom. As the story progresses, Ramza and his allies discover a sinister plot behind the war.
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    • Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift. Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift is the Nintendo DS sequel to the Game Boy Advance strategy role-playing game, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance. Tactics A2 follows a young man named Luso Clemens after he is transported through a magical book to the world of Ivalice. Rescued from monsters by a clan leader named Cid and later joined by the thief Adelle, Luso becomes involved in battles between rival clans as he seeks a way home. Gameplay carries over mechanics from Tactics Advance including turn-based combat on a grid, a themed Job system, and a "Law" system placing limitations on player action during battles.
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    • Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced. Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is a strategy role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance. The game's story centers on four children; Marche, Mewt, Ritz, and Doned, who live in a small town named St. Ivalice. The children are transported to a realm of the same name as their town, "Ivalice", after discovering an ancient magical book. The story then focuses on the exploits of Marche as he attempts to return to the real world while facing opposition from those around him.
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    • Final Fantasy Type-0
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy Type-0. Final Fantasy Type-0, originally developed and announced as Final Fantasy Agito XIII, is an action role playing game in the Fabula Nova Crystallis: Final Fantasy series. The story focuses on Class Zero, a group of fourteen students from the Vermillion Peristylium, a magical academy in the Dominion of Rubrum. When the Militesi Empire launches an assault on the other Crystal States of Orience, seeking to control their respective crystals, Class Zero is mobilized for the defense of Rubrum. Eventually, the group becomes entangled in the secrets behind both the war and the reason for their existence. The setting and presentation were inspired by historical documentaries, and the story itself was written to be darker than other Final Fantasy titles.
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    • Final Fantasy V
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy V. Final Fantasy V is the fifth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game begins as a wanderer named Bartz investigates a fallen meteor. There, he encounters several characters, one of whom reveals the danger facing the four Crystals that control the world's elements. These Crystals act as a seal on Exdeath, an evil sorcerer. Bartz and his party must keep the Crystals from being exploited by Exdeath's influence and prevent his resurgence.
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    • Final Fantasy VI
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VI. Final Fantasy VI is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. Set in a fantasy world with a technology level equivalent to that of the Second Industrial Revolution, the game's story follows an expanding cast that includes fourteen permanent playable characters, the drama includes and extends past depicting a rebellion against an evil military dictatorship, pursuit of a magical arms-race, use of chemical weapons in warfare, depiction of violent, apocalyptic confrontations with Divinities, several personal redemption arcs, teenage pregnancy and the continuous renewal of hope and life itself.
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    • Final Fantasy VII
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VII. Final Fantasy VII is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game's story follows Cloud Strife, a mercenary who joins an eco-terrorist organization to stop a world-controlling megacorporation from using the planet's life essence as an energy source. Events send Cloud and his allies in pursuit of Sephiroth, a superhuman intent on destroying their planet. During the journey, Cloud builds close friendships with his party members, including Aerith Gainsborough, who holds the secret to saving their world.
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    • Final Fantasy VII Remake
      Final Fantasy VII Remake is an upcoming action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4. It is a remake of the 1997 PlayStation game Final Fantasy VII, retelling the original story following mercenary Cloud Strife as he and eco-terrorist group AVALANCHE battle against the corrupt Shinra megacorporation, and the rogue former Shinra soldier Sephiroth. Gameplay is planned to be a fusion of real-time action similar to Dissidia Final Fantasy, and strategic elements, and the game will be released as a multipart series.
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    • Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a CGI-animated film that is a sequel to Final Fantasy VII. Advent Children takes place two years after the events of Final Fantasy VII and focuses on the appearance of a trio that kidnaps children infected with an unexplained disease. Former Final Fantasy VII hero Cloud Strife, suffering from the same disease, goes to rescue the children. He discovers that the trio plan to resurrect the villain Sephiroth using the remains of the extraterrestrial villain Jenova, and he and his compatriots from the game fight to stop them. The film's voice acting cast includes Takahiro Sakurai, Ayumi Ito, and Toshiyuki Morikawa in Japanese, and Steve Burton, Rachael Leigh Cook, and George Newbern in English.
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    • Final Fantasy VIII
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VIII. Final Fantasy VIII is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. Set on an unnamed fantasy world with science fiction elements, the game follows a group of young mercenaries, led by Squall Leonhart, as they are drawn into a conflict sparked by Ultimecia, a sorceress from the future who wishes to compress time. During the quest to defeat Ultimecia, Squall struggles with his role as leader and develops a romance with one of his comrades, Rinoa Heartilly.
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    • Final Fantasy X
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy X. Final Fantasy X is the tenth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. Set in the fantasy world of Spira, a setting influenced by the South Pacific, Thailand and Japan, the game's story revolves around a group of adventurers and their quest to defeat a rampaging monster known as Sin. The player character is Tidus, a star athlete in the fictional sport of blitzball, who finds himself in the world Spira after his home city of Zanarkand is destroyed by Sin. Shortly after arriving to Spira, Tidus joins the summoner Yuna on her pilgrimage to destroy Sin.
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    • Final Fantasy X-2
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy X-2. Final Fantasy X-2 is the direct sequel to Final Fantasy X, developed and published by Square Enix. The game's story follows the character Yuna from Final Fantasy X as she seeks to resolve political conflicts in the fictional world of Spira before it all leads to war and search for her lost love Tidus from Final Fantasy X.
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    • Final Fantasy XI
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VI. Final Fantasy XI is the eleventh main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The story is set in the fantasy world of Vana'diel, where player-created avatars can both compete and cooperate in a variety of objectives to develop an assortment of jobs, skills, and earn in-game item rewards. Players can undertake an array of quests and progress through the in-game hierarchy and through the major plot of the game. Since its debut in 2002, five expansion packs have been released[4] along with six add-on scenarios. Each expansion pack and add-on brings a new major storyline to the Final Fantasy XI world, along with numerous areas, quests, events and item rewards.
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    • Final Fantasy XII
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XII. Final Fantasy XII is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game takes place in the fictional land of Ivalice, where the empires of Archadia and Rozarria are waging an endless war. Dalmasca, a small kingdom, is caught between the warring nations. When Dalmasca is annexed by Archadia, its princess, Ashe, creates a resistance movement. During the struggle, she meets Vaan, a young adventurer who dreams of becoming a sky pirate in command of an airship. They are quickly joined by a band of allies; together, they rally against the tyranny of the Archadian Empire.
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    • Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings. Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is a game in the Ivalice Alliance subseries, and an adventure based on Final Fantasy XII for the Nintendo DS. One year after the events of Final Fantasy XII, the protagonist Vaan is a sky pirate, possessing his own airship. He is joined in a quest by his friend and navigator Penelo, other returning characters from the original title, along with new characters such as Llyud, a member of the Aegyl race who have wings protruding from their backs.[4] Their treasure-hunting adventures take them to the purvama (floating continent) of Lemurés and the ground below, where the story begins.
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    • Final Fantasy XIII
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XIII. Final Fantasy XIII is the sixth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. The game takes place in the fictional floating world of Cocoon, whose government, the Sanctum, is ordering a purge of civilians who have supposedly come into contact with Pulse, the much-feared world below. The former soldier Lightning begins her fight against the government in order to save her sister who has been branded as an unwilling servant to a god-like being from Pulse, making her an enemy of Cocoon. Lightning is soon joined by a band of allies, and together the group also become marked by the same Pulse creature. They rally against the Sanctum while trying to discover their assigned task and whether they can avoid being turned into monsters or crystals at the completion.
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    • Final Fantasy XIII-2
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XIII-2. Final Fantasy XIII-2 is the direct sequel to Final Fantasy XIII, and is also a part of the Fabula Nova Crystallis: Final Fantasy series. Lightning, the protagonist of the original game, has disappeared into an unknown world. Her younger sister Serah Farron, a returning character, and a young man named Noel Kreiss, journey through time in an attempt to find Lightning.
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    • Final Fantasy XIV
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy VI. Final Fantasy VI is the fourteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. Final Fantasy XIV takes place in the fictional land of Eorzea, five years after the events of the original release. At the conclusion of the original game, the primal dragon Bahamut escapes from its lunar prison to initiate the Seventh Umbral Calamity, an apocalyptic event which destroys much of Eorzea. Through the gods' blessing, the player character escapes the devastation by time traveling five years into the future. As Eorzea recovers and rebuilds, the player must deal with the impending threat of invasion by the Garlean Empire from the north.
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    • Final Fantasy XV
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XV. Final Fantasy XV is the fifteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft. Final Fantasy XV takes place on the fictional world of Eos; aside from the kingdom of Lucis, all the world is dominated by the empire of Niflheim, who seek control of the magical Crystal protected by Lucis's royal family. On the eve of peace negotiations, Niflheim attacks the capital of Lucis and steals the Crystal. Noctis Lucis Caelum, heir to the Lucian throne, goes on a quest to rescue the Crystal and defeat Niflheim. He later learns his full role as the "True King", destined to use the Crystal's powers to save Eos from plunging into eternal darkness. The game shares a thematic connection with Fabula Nova Crystallis Final Fantasy, a subseries of games linked by a common mythos which includes Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Type-0.
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    • Final Fantasy XVI
      Community discussion about Final Fantasy XVI. Final Fantasy XVI is the sixteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy series, developed and published by Squaresoft.
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    • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
      Community discussion about Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is a feature-length CGI film set during the events of Final Fantasy XV. Kingsglaive runs parallel with the events of Final Fantasy XV, focusing on Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII, the father of main character Noctis. The main protagonists are from the Kingsglaive, an elite combat corps who share Regis's magical powers and defend the kingdom of Lucis and its Crystal from the invading empire of Niflheim. Faced with continued detrimental conflict, Regis accepts an armistice with Niflheim: as part of the peace treaty, his son must marry Lady Lunafreya Nox Fleuret of the imperial province of Tenebrae. The treaty turns out to be a ruse for Niflheim to invade, and Kingsglaive soldier Nyx Ulric is caught up with Regis and Lunafreya in a battle to secure the future of Lucis.
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    • Last Order: Final Fantasy VII
      Community discussion about Last Order: Final Fantasy VII. Last Order -Final Fantasy VII- is an Original Video Animation based on events that occurred in Final Fantasy VII. The plot of Last Order encompasses two events that occurred before the main events of Final Fantasy VII. One storyline revolves around the Nibelheim scenario that focuses on Zack Fair, Cloud Strife, Sephiroth and Tifa Lockhart. The other event follows Zack and Cloud as they run from the megacorporation Shinra. The OVA cuts back and forth between these two flashbacks, linked by the narration of Turk leader Tseng and his reflections on the Nibelheim event. Originally meant to focus on Zack, Last Order highlighted Tseng's feelings and position in the Shinra company, as well as his moral values.
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    • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
      Community discussion about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is the direct sequel to Final Fantasy XIII-2, and a part of the Fabula Nova Crystallis: Final Fantasy series. The game's story takes place five hundred years after the previous game's ending. Lightning, the main protagonist of the first game and a key character in the second, awakes from a self-imposed hibernation 13 days before the world's end, and is chosen by the deity Bhunivelze to save the people of the dying world, including former friends and allies who have developed heavy emotional burdens. As she travels, she learns the full truth behind both the world's fate and Bhunivelze's true agenda.
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    • Mobius Final Fantasy
      Community discussion about Mobius Final Fantasy Mobius. Mobius Final Fantasy, titled early in development as Mevius Final Fantasy, is a free-to-play role playing game for iOS and Android, produced by Yoshinori Kitase. Wol, the main protagonist, awakes stricken with amnesia in the foreign world of Palamecia.[20] He is one of multiple "Blanks", people brought to Palamecia from other worlds and suffering from amnesia. Palamecia is under attack from the armies of "Chaos", and Wol must fulfill a prophecy in Palamecia that one of the Blanks is a "Warrior of Light" who will free the world from its darkness.[20] Wol is aided on his journey by Princess Sarah Lotte Cornelia, the princess of a kingdom of Palamecia, and Mog, a moogle who volunteers to help in Wol's quest.
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    • World of Final Fantasy
      Community discussion about World of Final Fantasy. World of Final Fantasy is a role-playing game for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Microsoft Windows. World of Final Fantasy is primarily set in the world of Grymoire, a land populated by classic Final Fantasy characters and monsters from across the series, while being unconnected to any other series entry. The storyline focuses on twin siblings Lann and Reynn, who suffer from amnesia and hold the power in one of their arms to capture and wield Mirages, the monsters of Grymoire. Lann and Reynn travel to Grymoire to recover their memories, gradually mastering their powers and becoming involved in the conflicts consuming the world - these include fights between rival factions within the native Lilikins, and the impending threat of the Bahamutian Army.
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