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Alas, Poor ‘Final Fantasy’, I Knew You Well

More games deserve the kind of “death” that Final Fantasy has apparently had -- one where a dedicated effort is made to keep it available, preserved, and talked about.

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Aging and Aging Well: The Use of Historical Context in Video Games Criticism

Very few games can withstand not just the test of time but an ever-widening scope of expectations.

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Remembering the Orphan: Final Fantasy VIII

Warts and all, the ambitious push to expand video game storytelling found in Final Fantasy VIII deserves a closer look at this too-often neglected franchise entry.

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Square: The Mike We Like Remixes

There are many of us who still enjoy listening to Michael Jackson. Unfortunately, this release doesn't accentuate what we like about his music.

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Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

The characters are the most unintentionally shallow and unlikable bunch I have ever seen assembled.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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