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  1. 10 (5330)
  2. 9 (5778)
  3. 8 (1306)
  4. 7 (259)
  5. 6 (72)
  6. 5 (41)
  7. 4 (17)
  8. 3 (10)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (42)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8.1

    A Mostly Sunny Life

    Right at Birth If we consider the life of Final Fantasy from its origins, when characters moved like pixilated beasts, to Final Fantasy VIII, when characters moved like full-bodied humans, then Final Fantasy IX resemb... Read Full Review

    21 of 24 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8.1

    A Mostly Sunny Life

    Right at Birth If we consider the life of Final Fantasy from its origins, when characters moved like pixilated beasts, to Final Fantasy VIII, when characters moved like full-bodied humans, then Final Fantasy IX resemb... Read Full Review

    21 of 24 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Final Fantasy IX

  • User Rating:10

    The best of the bunch!!!

    I am writing this review simple because I love this game. With the best most touching heartfelt cast in the entire series it's hard to say a bad word about FF IX. It even has the best minigame with the cards. The worst p... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    While paying homage to the previous Final Fantasy titles from I-VIII, Final Fantasy IX still pulls everything off.

    "I don't think I have what it takes to create an action game. I think I'm better at telling a story." -- Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy Final Fantasy. What can I say about it? It is one of the greates... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    Amazing story, great characters, brings a nostalgic feel!!!

    Final Fantasy 9 is one of the most underrated final fantasy titles to date. 9 brings back traditional old school roles with this turn based title. Not only were the graphics amazing for its time, the story was rich and f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7

    omg i think i just creamed in my knickers!!

    well well well.... welly welly welly.... wellity wellity wellity.... what do we have here? o yeah, only the greatest frikkin Final Fantasy game to ever grace the planet. In my honest opinion this is the best game in the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7

    Like many MMO's it takes quite awhile to get into the FFXI realm. Once you get past you first 18 levels (which can happen in 2 days), you start to really open things up. There is a "macro" system that works like many oth... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2

    Final Fantasy IX is one of the best role-playing games.

    Final Fantasy IX is great game with lots of characters. Real-time graphics are good-looking and game is very long since game has four discs! There is humor in the game, but it doesn't make you laugh very much. Character... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Personal Favorite of the series!

    When Final Fantasy 9 was released it got mixed reactions from gamers, As the older fans found it charming ans nostalgic, the newer generation that got on board with Final Fantasy 7 didn't seem to like it as much seeing t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7

    best of the old and best of the new

    this is easily one of the best ff games. it takes a world similar to pre 7 ffs but throws and the better graphics and gameplay from 7 & 8. The sounds are what you would expect from a ff game. the gameplay is derivitive o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8

    Good game, go and buy it.

    I’ve played through this game around three times, and have managed to master it. Every time I play through this game I manage to pick something up that I didn't before. The replay value is great, there are tons of extras... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8

    Another great Final Fantasy game, but not as good as previous Final Fantasy games.

    Final Fantasy 9 is a great game, but it didn't shine as one of the greatest RPGs like FF7 and FF8. Even though FF9 isn't as great as previous Final Fantasy games, it is still one of the top RPGs out in stores. In FF9 ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful