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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]