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 […]

Cloud Strife Tifa Lockhart Wallpaper for FInal Fantasy VII.

Narrative Conflicts in Final Fantasy

Here are the conflicts in Final Fantasy, the challenges main characters need to solve to achieve their goals: Game Man against Man Man against Nature Man against Self Man against […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Warriors of Cosmos in Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

Final Fantasy As a Linear Timeline

Theories connecting the Final Fantasy games usually refer to a linear timeline. The timeline has a definite beginning and ending, with games existing on this continuity in chronological order. Question […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]