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Score Breakdown Based on 12862 ratings
  1. 10 (5330)
  2. 9 (5780)
  3. 8 (1307)
  4. 7 (259)
  5. 6 (72)
  6. 5 (41)
  7. 4 (17)
  8. 3 (10)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (42)

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  • Review Score: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

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  • Review Score:10

    Final fantasy IX is really a "Masterpiece" !

    Final fantasy IX is a cllasical RPG.The japaneese from Square Soft bring us an amazing and powerfull adventure.The "Final fantasy" series are very popular in all over the world.The start is in 1989 when is made the first... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    Good, but not better then Final Fantasy 7.

    Final Fantasy 9 is a great addition to the FF series but is missing something that the others seem to grab a hold of. For starts you could immeditaly guess that Zadine was not form around there parts, I mean he has a tai... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    The most overrated Final Fantasy ever.

    FF9 is the most overrated Final Fantasy ever. here's why: - boring and cliche story. this game storyline bored me to death, it's like a generic bed time story. - boring world theme. look like a Disney cartoon world... Read Full Review

    1 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Until you play it you won't know what you missing!

    This is by far the best Final Fantasy that iv played in the whole series! Gameplay: The out and in battle controls and system flows brilliantly and is done to perfection! I love the plain and easy power up and easy to l... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    This has got to be my favorite FF game i will porlly ever play. The characters story and music are just amazing.

    When i was going to start playing Final fantasy back in 2003 i was wondering from which one i should start i picked FF7 it seemed like the right place to start since i heard FF X-2 was coming out soon and finding FF 1-6 ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Perfect

    No Final Fantasy game has, or will, match the sublimity of this game. It is a perfectly crafted work of genius which engages the player with its blend of simple charm and the game's vast features. The characters in t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    FF9: A must play game for rpg fans everywhere. A good start for new final fantasy fans as well.

    First of all, i think that ff9 is way underated. I don't know why everybody doesn't like it as much as the rest. I would rate ff9 at least a 9.0, and here's why... The characters are great. You have Zidane, Vivi(my... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Really goes back to the Final Fantasy roots.

    This isn't the best Final Fantasy game, but it sure does the job. I loved how they went back to the whole medevil theme. It is nice to see no technology in a game done so well. The environments are jaw-dropping. They rea... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    my first final fantasy is original and takes you back to the old times

    with it being my first final fantasy i,ll love it for getting me into the series. i never thought much of it at first but it grew on me and i loved the battle system, world and the music. the game is exstremely easy an... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    The first final fantasy i played was a great one

    its funny how i came across this game and series. i actually rented it first and when i chose the game i just grabbed a random game off the shelf and rented it. it happened to be one of the greatest games i played. this ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful