GameFAQs Detailed Reviews

Square Enix, you've outdone yourself again!A Friendly Cactus9/10
Shakespearian Script Meets Old-school RPG Style.AegisKnight20009/10
Thinking outside the SquareArkrex7/10
All dazzle, no soul. FF12 sounds the death knell for aesthetic and character.BenBigwig5/10
Far too many changes!!!Blitzspeed7/10
The Flawless End of an EraBloodGod6510/10
ďFrom this point on I will separate RPGs into those I played before FFXII and those Iíve played after.Ēconkersurround510/10
Woefully Lacking - Rent FirstCyberEarth5/10
Plenty of style, but no real substancedo_mi_no3/10
This is the best console game since Final Fantasy VIIDrAvery10/10
Some nostalgia, but a sad effort overallduffman134/10
Dear Squeenix, inane sidequests do NOT make up for a lacking story.Ilya19864/10
A prime example of why online games should never come offline.Iokua4/10
Politics anyone??Jechtman10/10
A "Final Fantasy" first for me: I could not finish it.jenova06022/10
I feel insulted knowing I don't have to playKyle_Voakes3/10
We Waited Five Years for This???magnum_75/10
Everything that makes this series special is missing in this hollow, soulless installmentnintendosega5/10
Gone is the charm of the old Final Fantasiespennywise7474/10
A review from someone who has played *every* Final FantasyRuneFenix3/10
Absolutely horrible....tzehuan3/10
Final Fantasy? No...Knights of the Old RepublicUMlax34/10
I'm Still Waiting for that Piece of My Life BackVpex3/10
A wholly shameful experience that destroys Final Fantasy's core beautyWADark3/10
Pseudo- political, yet lacking depth2Deux26/10
How could one not enjoy this?Al0ne729/10
Fantastic even after all these yearsAmeriph9/10
Ivalice is pretty sweet.Archmonk Iga9/10
Experience points and levels doth not an RPG make, Squareastralphoenix374/10
Taking The Good with The BadAuronOwnzU2048/10
Mediocre offline version of FF11Awabi7/10
Gimme a crossbow, dammit!bluej337/10
Takes a while to get into, but well worth itbover_878/10
I was hopeful, but maybe a bit too much.Cablevision25/10
Final game of this series that I'm ever buying XIICalamity4/10
The 'Marmite' of RPGs-divides opinion like nothing else! (except Marmite, of course, d'oh)CeidwadyrArfau8/10
A fair score I bestoweth upon this software...er, I mean, this game's okayComputerbug87/10
Great to have you onboard, FFXIICoolMyth8/10
Less is more, and all that...Crofty7/10
Decent, but lacking in important areasDave5216/10
The best game on the PS2deathof84310/10
Final Fantasy XII: Great game but it could've been betterDefault648/10
A solid RPG that puts a nice twist on the series.dotsdfe7/10
After all the years of waiting, it's finally out!Exodist8/10
A flawed classy title, arguably one of the last big commercial games for the PS2FFGuru897/10
"Fantasy" for the perfect game came true ?FF_4_ma_lyf10/10
Final Fantasy XII: LegendaryFuntastik9/10
It's...so beautiful *sniff*gaeanprayer10/10
Friends Unite In A World Torn ApartGalactus219/10
I just... don't really care for it.gizzardgulpe6/10
Welcome to Ivalice, you won't want to leave!grassyboots10/10
A whole new Final Fantasy that leads us to the depths of medicore game designgreengobrin2/10
It Deserves a ChanceGwibistTsuki7/10
This game's like the friend who's incredibly stupid, yet amazingly fun to be around.hecktic007/10
The more they change, the more they stay the same.InfestedD2119/10
If you speak and read Japanese, buy this game now.IrenicApollyon9/10
This Fantasy is far from FinalizedITryToBeNice5/10
FFXII: A pretty prom date. With brains!johnnyfogg9/10
Not All That Glitters Is GoldJPtheGreat5/10
Don't let first impressions mislead youKain__Dragoon9/10
Must be Some Kind of Magickkidalpha8/10
Breaking old barriers, and building new ones. Some of the barriers are flimsy, though.KillerCrono5998/10
The fundamental shift of the series begins with 'Final Fantasy XII'Kimari8/10
This isn't your average role playing game...King_Brandon9/10
The Traditions of the Dead Generations Weigh Like a Nightmare Upon the LivingKiraYamato-5/10
Final Fantasy makes a triumphant return after endless delaysKleenexTissue508/10
No Worries - Another Fantastic Installment to a Great Serieslark23289/10
Pirate scum of the skies, what brings you here?LedZeppelin77/10
Story needs work, but otherwise a masterpieceLegatoBluesommers9/10
A new Final Fantasy, a new slew of disappointments.LetumUniversal5/10
The 12th Installment Does Not ImpressLiu Domi6/10
A New Look at Final FantasyLoneShelby8/10
A new bar has been setLoopmeister10/10
Years in the making, but was it worth the wait?Malapropism7/10
A Final Fantasy Beyond ImaginationMalice10/10
Yes, it's Ivalice. No, it has nothing to do with FFT.Marcus6/10
Final Fantasy XII: The Offline MMORPG -- Not Perfect but Not FlawedMaster LL8/10
I didn't want to love you, but I did anyways.Masterkanoopy9/10
The gameplay is the best of any Final Fantasy, too bad the story couldn't follow suitMenji9/10
Final Fantasy XII: A true innovation?Merkava858/10
Fantastic but flawedmilkcan8/10
Same old man, but a brand-new suit...MiStarMG8/10
Final Fantasy XII: A Brilliant Attempt That Falls ShortMwulf7/10
This time, "final" has a meaning.Mykas07/10
It is a tale told by Square, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.nastynate31186/10
The worst RPG Square and Enix have ever made.nat317903/10
A game which exhibits great gameplay, but lacks an inspired spiritnemesis27/10
An epic experience that's moderately overwhelming.NWalterstorf9/10
Square-Enix makes yet another great Final Fantasy game.OmegaDL509/10
Greatest RPG Ever? No. Greates FF Ever? No. A Solid RPG? ...OrderRestored8/10
A good game, but would've worked better outside the FF franchise.Osafune27/10
Generic Fantasy XII : The Story Seems To Have Been MisplacedOutOfRange5/10
Final Fantasy XII reunites the wonderful aspects of its previous installments together with new improvements in one package.piecemealcranky9/10
A lot has been changed (for better and for worse)ploder444447/10
Innovative, beautiful, epic. The best Final Fantasy yet.Pumice_Rogers10/10
It was good, but not greatpunkducky6/10
Innovation does not necessarily equal funRainbow Despair7/10
The king of RPGs is back and proves how good change can really beReDead0110/10
Closer to perfection than ever before!Rhysterooni10/10
A Fantasy worth having and more!rpgelement9/10
Another Worthy Entry in the Final Fantasy Seriesryliru10/10
A shame that it could have been better.Sapphire_Fate3/10
Going just on the gameplay alone, I wasn't too impressed...SaydeWindsaur6/10
A promising "new beginning" for the Final Fantasy franchise that gradually loses its charmSeiferMaster8/10
A terrible waste of potential that nevertheless manages still to entertainSeraphimon6/10
Definitely one of the greats!Shaneth2110/10
Another great installment to the seriesShapeQuest9/10
Does Final Fantasy XII mark the new direction in which Final Fantasy is heading? Or is it merely a stick in the sand?Shivan Reincarnated8/10
Final Fantasy 12: No story whatsoeversinkyo5/10
More daring, innovative, and just plain balthier than your average RPG. Hohoho.Slick Racer Prime9/10
Final Fantasy XII - The Legacy ContinuesSteeleReserve9/10
A very fun game that has a decent story, but no character interactionSuper Slash9/10
"A RPG Ahead Of It's Time....The 12th Final Fantasy Is The Most Mature Yet!"SynysterX10/10
Though different from those before, there's nothing final about this game.Tenshi No Shi9/10
FFXII: Less than a great leap, more than a small stepTheBlueMagician7/10
We Waited And Waited, And Now It's Here. Was It Worth The Wait?theblueottsel10/10
Final Fantasy XII is the definition of what an RPG should be.TheLastAvatar0510/10
Final Fantasy XII, A game to never forgetTifanity10/10
Very monotonous but a bit addictingulillillia6/10
Square spent 35 million dollars designing a game that plays itself. You should maybe consider taking the hint.UltimaterializerX4/10
The best and worst thing going for this game is probably that it's called "Final Fantasy"Venom654376/10
Old series, new everythingwolverinefan10/10
The potential falls flat on its face.XenoPersona5/10
The already incredible series just took a turn for the better.Ze_Rhino_10/10
A simply amazing way to leave the PS2.zoradude9/10
20 year old me: They have ruined the FF series. 26 year old me: Holy this game is awesome!Zylo the wolf9/10

GameFAQs Full Reviews

A true masterpiece defined by 5 years of hard work and 35 million dollarsDarker Zen10/10
The first disapointing FF I have playedTrek2344/10
Like reinventing the wheel..._Spin_Cycle_5/10
Not quite a Final Fantasy, but good nonetheless12shadows7/10
FF12: A new direction for the series?AdityaN7/10
Final Fantasy in name, but not quite in spirit.BigCj347/10
Five years later this game is still worth a playthrough!Capra-Zahn9/10
Overrated and Unsatisyingdageek24/10
A disgrace.DKBAHAMUT3/10
Square Enix releases yet another game that lives up to the name of Final Fantasy.Fin_Obelius8/10
It took years to come out, but was it worth it? Definitely.jessica738/10
Stunning graphics yet strangely hollow feelingjoan24684/10
It has great qualities, but itís just when you compare it to the storytelling of previous games, itís just disappointing.Johnny Mercyside8/10
Half and half: I am disappointed to say the leastJsn026827/10
Final Fantasy XII (Lichmassacre)Lichmassacre6/10
All went downhill after 10. 12 is no exception.megasean30003/10
Ultimatly this game falls short of being a true classic, instead you may find this to be rather shallow.Mortortex6/10
What a memorable experienceNuman_lord9/10
Good only if Final Fantasy 7 was your first taste of Final Fantasy.OrleanKnight7/10
New Fantasy brings new found fun!ParaFish10/10
While not perfect.....rx72mk3xa8/10
Interesting... Same stuff, different styleScolph10/10
A very good game but not without flaws.Spidee8/10
The Gambit System wrote this for me.SpiralSage8/10
A Fantastic RPG, Best Gameplay in the Series!Thamauturge10/10
Perfect Ending To A Long Wait!ZidaneTribal13610/10

GameFAQs Quick Reviews

Millions May Object: Really Perfect Game?Ashley Winchester10/10
A video game that has boldly revolutionised the JRPG genre.GZay2Stay10/10
Most mis-understood game of the year...mostly by it's 'fans'.Kenji_Himura10/10
Removing the Benefit of the Doubt.Marksmfox2/10
Worst. Final. Fantasy. Ever.TheDarkCrusader6/10
This game failed to impress me...6xdandangp5/10
Want another masterpiece for your collection? Look no further!AnalyticalGamer9/10
The Fantasy Continues...AngelbladeVII10/10
Finally, a Final Fantasy to look forward toBakaOrochi9/10
The definition of MediocrityBlackScythe03/10
The campfire scene effectblitzace129/10
Another Fantastic Fantasy of Fun!ChickenBot10/10
FFXXII is the best game eva !!!Codz_6910/10
This Final Fantasy does some things right, other things wrong.CountyChamp7/10
A different Final Fantasy gameCymery7/10
First FF I've played and it didn't disappoint me..denell38/10
A great game with a letdowndestructive_138/10
Halloween's gift to us from 2006.dornob25629/10
One of the best FF on a home console that I've played in awhile! It definately lives up to the series' standards.Double_Wide9/10
The only review you need to read.DTMickeyB6/10
Relatively goodFinal_Tidus3536/10
A Preetty Veneer of Graphics with Disappointing Story and GameplayGeno66620004/10
Meh...it's okheavenmage6/10
Hopefully, this is the FINAL Fantasyhorror_spooky5/10
Weak.hriggs2/10
Square Failed againJoeschomo4/10
Weird, unique, and quirky. I Love IT!!!kashmir3310/10
Final Fantasy XII is simply a game you must play if your a fan of the series.KrayzieJay9/10
Final Fantasy XII was well worth the waitMahorosan10/10
Zzzzzz...mark241735/10
New Look! same great taste!Matsuura8/10
This is not Final Fantasy.methedemon8/10
The Fantasy Is Lostnyaa6/10
Final Fantasy 12 is a deep masterpiece that lives up to it's nameomegajustice9/10
FF is mostly good.pain_is1239/10
Final Fantasy XII, mildly entertaining.Panzor5/10
The End of Final FantasyPSXSNES4/10
1st playthrough - poor, 2nd playthrough - Excellent. Give it a try & you will be rewarded!Ragnarok28878/10
The Game that will dawn a new eraswyg10/10
An amazing Final Fantasy game, just give it a chance...ThatGamerDudeAlex9/10
A new type of fantasyTricked Out Horo8/10
FF XII...MiracleVanBurnt9/10
Great Game but with a few imperfectionszoraman8/10

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