Detailed Reviews

Review TitlePostedAuthorRating
Square Enix, you've outdone yourself again!01/09/07A Friendly Cactus
Shakespearian Script Meets Old-school RPG Style.12/18/06AegisKnight2000
Thinking outside the Square12/08/06Arkrex
All dazzle, no soul. FF12 sounds the death knell for aesthetic and character.11/21/06BenBigwig
ďFrom this point on I will separate RPGs into those I played before FFXII and those Iíve played after.Ē01/30/07conkersurround5
Woefully Lacking - Rent First04/30/07CyberEarth
Plenty of style, but no real substance01/22/07do_mi_no
This is the best console game since Final Fantasy VII11/13/06DrAvery
Dear Squeenix, inane sidequests do NOT make up for a lacking story.02/01/07Ilya1986
A prime example of why online games should never come offline.11/13/06Iokua
A "Final Fantasy" first for me: I could not finish it.09/17/08jenova0602
I feel insulted knowing I don't have to play08/01/07Kyle_Voakes
Everything that makes this series special is missing in this hollow, soulless installment02/23/10nintendosega
A review from someone who has played *every* Final Fantasy12/11/06RuneFenix
Absolutely horrible....07/05/07tzehuan
I'm Still Waiting for that Piece of My Life Back01/12/07Vpex
Pseudo- political, yet lacking depth07/08/092Deux2
How could one not enjoy this?09/08/11Al0ne72
Fantastic even after all these years03/11/11Ameriph
Conveying atmosphere, heart, and tons of RPG greatness, Final Fantasy XII is another masterpiece in the series.02/02/15Archmonk Iga
Experience points and levels doth not an RPG make, Square10/10/12astralphoenix37
Taking The Good with The Bad12/04/06AuronOwnzU204
Mediocre offline version of FF1106/16/08Awabi
Far too many changes!!!03/12/07Blitzspeed
The Flawless End of an Era07/06/10BloodGod65
Gimme a crossbow, dammit!06/02/09bluej33
Takes a while to get into, but well worth it02/03/09bover_87
I was hopeful, but maybe a bit too much.06/20/08Cablevision2
Final game of this series that I'm ever buying XII03/10/11Calamity
The 'Marmite' of RPGs-divides opinion like nothing else! (except Marmite, of course, d'oh)08/03/07CeidwadyrArfau
A fair score I bestoweth upon this, I mean, this game's okay06/20/08Computerbug8
Great to have you onboard, FFXII07/31/06CoolMyth
Less is more, and all that...02/07/08Crofty
Decent, but lacking in important areas03/19/07Dave521
The best game on the PS210/11/10deathof843
Final Fantasy XII: Great game but it could've been better11/13/06Default64
A solid RPG that puts a nice twist on the series.08/04/08dotsdfe
Some nostalgia, but a sad effort overall06/27/07duffman13
After all the years of waiting, it's finally out!04/02/07Exodist
A flawed classy title, arguably one of the last big commercial games for the PS206/25/07FFGuru89
"Fantasy" for the perfect game came true ?10/25/06FF_4_ma_lyf
Final Fantasy XII: Legendary12/11/06Funtastik
It' beautiful *sniff*11/01/06gaeanprayer
Friends Unite In A World Torn Apart01/09/07Galactus21
I just... don't really care for it.11/13/06gizzardgulpe
Welcome to Ivalice, you won't want to leave!03/12/07grassyboots
A whole new Final Fantasy that leads us to the depths of medicore game design07/24/09greengobrin
It Deserves a Chance06/28/07GwibistTsuki
This game's like the friend who's incredibly stupid, yet amazingly fun to be around.11/07/06hecktic00
The more they change, the more they stay the same.07/02/07InfestedD211
If you speak and read Japanese, buy this game now.05/21/06IrenicApollyon
This Fantasy is far from Finalized12/01/06ITryToBeNice
Politics anyone??10/31/06Jechtman
FFXII: A pretty prom date. With brains!11/22/06johnnyfogg
Not All That Glitters Is Gold05/22/07JPtheGreat
Don't let first impressions mislead you03/05/07Kain__Dragoon
Get out your pedometers.02/02/15Kashell Triumph
Must be Some Kind of Magick12/24/06kidalpha
Breaking old barriers, and building new ones. Some of the barriers are flimsy, though.04/05/10KillerCrono599
The fundamental shift of the series begins with 'Final Fantasy XII'11/13/12Kimari
This isn't your average role playing game...01/02/07King_Brandon
The Traditions of the Dead Generations Weigh Like a Nightmare Upon the Living01/02/07KiraYamato-
Final Fantasy makes a triumphant return after endless delays02/06/07KleenexTissue50
No Worries - Another Fantastic Installment to a Great Series11/17/06lark2328
Pirate scum of the skies, what brings you here?06/16/08LedZeppelin7
Story needs work, but otherwise a masterpiece08/31/07LegatoBluesommers
A new Final Fantasy, a new slew of disappointments.11/14/06LetumUniversal
The 12th Installment Does Not Impress03/30/07Liu Domi
A New Look at Final Fantasy02/26/07LoneShelby
A new bar has been set02/14/07Loopmeister
We Waited Five Years for This???04/19/07magnum_7
Years in the making, but was it worth the wait?03/05/07Malapropism
A Final Fantasy Beyond Imagination04/05/06Malice
Yes, it's Ivalice. No, it has nothing to do with FFT.01/02/07Marcus
Final Fantasy XII: The Offline MMORPG -- Not Perfect but Not Flawed07/18/06Master LL
I didn't want to love you, but I did anyways.01/03/07Masterkanoopy
The gameplay is the best of any Final Fantasy, too bad the story couldn't follow suit04/20/09Menji
Final Fantasy XII: A true innovation?10/23/06Merkava85
Fantastic but flawed02/27/07milkcan
Same old man, but a brand-new suit...03/05/07MiStarMG
Final Fantasy XII: A Brilliant Attempt That Falls Short11/13/06Mwulf
This time, "final" has a meaning.10/25/06Mykas0
It is a tale told by Square, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.01/02/14nastynate3118
The worst RPG Square and Enix have ever made.07/14/11nat31790
A game which exhibits great gameplay, but lacks an inspired spirit05/30/07nemesis2
An epic experience that's moderately overwhelming.01/03/07NWalterstorf
Square-Enix makes yet another great Final Fantasy game.11/15/06OmegaDL50
Greatest RPG Ever? No. Greates FF Ever? No. A Solid RPG? ...12/07/06OrderRestored
A good game, but would've worked better outside the FF franchise.08/24/07Osafune2
Generic Fantasy XII : The Story Seems To Have Been Misplaced02/12/07OutOfRange
Gone is the charm of the old Final Fantasies12/11/06pennywise747
Final Fantasy XII reunites the wonderful aspects of its previous installments together with new improvements in one package.11/01/06piecemealcranky
A lot has been changed (for better and for worse)11/19/07ploder44444
Innovative, beautiful, epic. The best Final Fantasy yet.11/21/06Pumice_Rogers
It was good, but not great06/14/07punkducky
Innovation does not necessarily equal fun05/03/06Rainbow Despair
The king of RPGs is back and proves how good change can really be03/30/07ReDead01
Closer to perfection than ever before!04/18/06Rhysterooni
A Fantasy worth having and more!01/02/07rpgelement
Another Worthy Entry in the Final Fantasy Series12/26/06ryliru
A shame that it could have been better.07/10/07Sapphire_Fate
Going just on the gameplay alone, I wasn't too impressed...03/15/07SaydeWindsaur
A promising "new beginning" for the Final Fantasy franchise that gradually loses its charm09/07/07SeiferMaster
A terrible waste of potential that nevertheless manages still to entertain12/18/08Seraphimon
Definitely one of the greats!01/02/07Shaneth21
Another great installment to the series07/15/09ShapeQuest
Does Final Fantasy XII mark the new direction in which Final Fantasy is heading? Or is it merely a stick in the sand?11/30/06Shivan Reincarnated
Final Fantasy 12: No story whatsoever01/02/07sinkyo
More daring, innovative, and just plain balthier than your average RPG. Hohoho.12/11/06Slick Racer Prime
Final Fantasy XII - The Legacy Continues11/02/07SteeleReserve
A very fun game that has a decent story, but no character interaction04/30/07Super Slash
"A RPG Ahead Of It's Time....The 12th Final Fantasy Is The Most Mature Yet!"05/28/08SynysterX
Though different from those before, there's nothing final about this game.10/28/10Tenshi No Shi
FFXII: Less than a great leap, more than a small step01/04/07TheBlueMagician
We Waited And Waited, And Now It's Here. Was It Worth The Wait?02/09/07theblueottsel
Final Fantasy XII is the definition of what an RPG should be.12/07/07TheLastAvatar05
Final Fantasy XII, A game to never forget11/21/06Tifanity
Very monotonous but a bit addicting12/22/09ulillillia
Square spent 35 million dollars designing a game that plays itself. You should maybe consider taking the hint.04/18/11UltimaterializerX
Final Fantasy? No...Knights of the Old Republic12/18/06UMlax3
The best and worst thing going for this game is probably that it's called "Final Fantasy"12/18/06Venom65437
A wholly shameful experience that destroys Final Fantasy's core beauty06/07/07WADark
Old series, new everything11/27/06wolverinefan
The potential falls flat on its face.12/04/06XenoPersona
The already incredible series just took a turn for the better.05/07/07Ze_Rhino_
A simply amazing way to leave the PS2.08/19/07zoradude
20 year old me: They have ruined the FF series. 26 year old me: Holy this game is awesome!11/20/13Zylo the wolf

Full Reviews

Review TitlePostedAuthorRating
The first disapointing FF I have played11/21/06Trek234
Like reinventing the wheel...01/11/10_Spin_Cycle_
Not quite a Final Fantasy, but good nonetheless01/16/0812shadows
FF12: A new direction for the series?10/16/06AdityaN
Final Fantasy in name, but not quite in spirit.05/23/13BigCj34
Five years later this game is still worth a playthrough!05/27/11Capra-Zahn
Overrated and Unsatisying06/08/09dageek2
A true masterpiece defined by 5 years of hard work and 35 million dollars11/13/06Darker Zen
A disgrace.05/04/10DKBAHAMUT
Square Enix releases yet another game that lives up to the name of Final Fantasy.04/21/08Fin_Obelius
It took years to come out, but was it worth it? Definitely.04/28/09JessofBlades
Stunning graphics yet strangely hollow feeling10/20/08joan2468
It has great qualities, but itís just when you compare it to the storytelling of previous games, itís just disappointing.04/21/08Johnny Mercyside
Half and half: I am disappointed to say the least11/03/06Jsn02682
Bad Parts of an MMO07/31/15Kilikan5670
Final Fantasy XII (Lichmassacre)06/19/13Lichmassacre
All went downhill after 10. 12 is no exception.11/24/10megasean3000
Ultimatly this game falls short of being a true classic, instead you may find this to be rather shallow.09/19/07Mortortex
What a memorable experience03/31/09Numan_lord
Good only if Final Fantasy 7 was your first taste of Final Fantasy.11/07/06OrleanKnight
New Fantasy brings new found fun!06/22/06ParaFish
While not perfect.....11/13/06rx72mk3xa
Interesting... Same stuff, different style11/15/06Scolph
A very good game but not without flaws.11/06/06Spidee
The Gambit System wrote this for me.10/31/06SpiralSage
A Fantastic RPG, Best Gameplay in the Series!03/15/11Thamauturge
Perfect Ending To A Long Wait!11/14/06ZidaneTribal136

Quick Reviews

Review TitlePostedAuthorRating
Millions May Object: Really Perfect Game?03/17/06Ashley Winchester
Worst. Final. Fantasy. Ever.10/17/08TheDarkCrusader
This game failed to impress me...08/19/096xdandangp
Want another masterpiece for your collection? Look no further!06/19/13AnalyticalGamer
The Fantasy Continues...10/01/07AngelbladeVII
Finally, a Final Fantasy to look forward to10/10/06BakaOrochi
The definition of Mediocrity04/26/12BlackScythe0
The campfire scene effect04/26/10blitzace12
Another Fantastic Fantasy of Fun!11/09/06ChickenBot
FFXXII is the best game eva !!!04/21/08Codz_69
This Final Fantasy does some things right, other things wrong.09/16/08CountyChamp
A different Final Fantasy game08/17/09Cymery
First FF I've played and it didn't disappoint me..07/14/08denell3
A great game with a letdown07/30/08destructive_13
Halloween's gift to us from 2006.03/18/09dornob2562
One of the best FF on a home console that I've played in awhile! It definately lives up to the series' standards.08/28/13Double_Wide
The only review you need to read.12/05/08DTMickeyB
Relatively good01/08/08Final_Tidus353
A Preetty Veneer of Graphics with Disappointing Story and Gameplay12/17/10Geno6662000
A video game that has boldly revolutionised the JRPG genre.02/16/10GZay2Stay's ok09/10/07heavenmage
Hopefully, this is the FINAL Fantasy11/09/06horror_spooky
Square Failed again07/15/08Joeschomo
Weird, unique, and quirky. I Love IT!!!11/01/06kashmir33
Most mis-understood game of the year...mostly by it's 'fans'.11/06/06Kenji_Himura
Final Fantasy XII is simply a game you must play if your a fan of the series.01/03/08KrayzieJay
Final Fantasy XII was well worth the wait03/29/06Mahorosan
Removing the Benefit of the Doubt.03/03/08Marksmfox
New Look! same great taste!05/30/06Matsuura
This is not Final Fantasy.11/02/06methedemon
The Fantasy Is Lost11/06/06nyaa
Final Fantasy 12 is a deep masterpiece that lives up to it's name04/29/09omegajustice
FF is mostly good.05/18/09pain_is123
Final Fantasy XII, mildly entertaining.08/31/07Panzor
The End of Final Fantasy02/19/14PSXSNES
1st playthrough - poor, 2nd playthrough - Excellent. Give it a try & you will be rewarded!11/01/10Ragnarok2887
The Game that will dawn a new era10/26/06swyg
An amazing Final Fantasy game, just give it a chance...03/23/09ThatGamerDudeAlex
A new type of fantasy05/29/09Tricked Out Horo
FF XII...Miracle07/25/08VanBurnt
Great Game but with a few imperfections06/16/08zoraman

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