Complaint / review text:
I'm a fan of the final fantasy series and i've been playing Final Fantasy XIII and i have to say... I just don't feel it.
Final Fantasy series used to be about management, immersion, story and content... Now it feels like the game is playing itself and i'm just pressing a button or two.
You know, the great SquareSoft used to make wonderful RPG's, turn based RPG's and innovation was simply different ways to strategize and manage your characters, like final fantasy 9, it had combination magic, Final Fantasy 8 had Guardian Forces and Final fantasy 7 had Materia.
Then came Final Fantasy 12 and to me, you guys simply lost tact with what Final Fantasy really is.
I don't want a game that has pretty graphics and a shallow story i just can't follow, or a battle system that does everything for me.
I want the good old Final Fantasy i used to love and spend hours playing.
My advice to you guys at SquareEnix would be: Play the older series, see what went right and what went wrong, learn from SquareSoft and it's jewels, give us something that enthrail us, don't just had sparkles and over the top graphics... Thats not what makes a game good.
I could go on forever but before you decide to go on and make another Final fantasy game, think about what it really is and what it really could be... Just by being simple.
Kay i'm done ranting, have a nice day.