No, they didn't. Well there is an open world, but not until late in the game, The game is still good. Has ine of he bes battle systems. Don't let the haters and trolls disuade you. I say get it. --- I come from the future Claire "Lightning" Farron's best friend, maried to Ayesha Altugle, ex lover of Milla Maxwell
It took me 2 gameplays but i loved it! When i first played it, i was busy with other games so i lost interest in it. Then i started over and i loved it. One of my fav final fantasies now. --- PSN: Wandu XBL: TALTON 187
As a fan of FF6-9, i was very disappointed. I didnt spend my money on it, but i still regretted wasting time on it. --- PSN ID: Troll_Face_Flame (formerly armyflame) X360 gamertag: ArmyFlame9 The more people post on GameFaqs, the more I lose faith in humanity.
I honestly didn't care for most of the game. Once we got to Gran Pulse though, I had a ton of fun.
They're kind of restrictive throughout the game in terms of what they allow you to do, and it's pretty bare bones in terms of the game play options.
The story and storytelling left something to be desired for me. It had it's moments, but overall I wasn't really satisfied with the story. There was too much supposition going on for my taste. --- I kill because I'm weak. Too weak to incapacitate an aggressor without killing them. Killing is easy. Not having to fight is hard.