GameFAQs Detailed Reviews

Final Fantasy XIII is different from any RPG you've played so far. I hope you like it. A comprehensive review.A Babe Called Alba10/10
FF13 Review though eyes of FF series fanasdfen096/10
Like Greased Lightning, You're In For A ShockAshley Winchester8/10
This game should be titled "Press X 13"carverx194/10
A shining example of how to push a systems limits and neglect old-school charm... and fun...JCtheArchangel4/10
A harsh reminder that video games are no longer about letting the players have funKWang3/10
Final Fantasy XIII is a whole lot of wasted potentialserados7/10
Well I appreciate Square's effort, but...Yami_no_Geimu2/10
A video game that cares more about graphics and cinematics than letting the player explore and have fun.1Truth6/10
Lightning and Fang go Commando in the newest Final Fantasy!8DaysTillSunday7/10
This game is like a stack of pancakes...AncientPotion3/10
A fresh reworking of traditional RPG gameplay -- at least, the part that should matter the most.BabyRyoga9/10
The battle within begins...Bkstunt_317/10
Great addition to the series, with a few flaws.cweaver85188/10
Transforming an RPG into a Scrolling PlatformerDan_pentagram5/10
A game about the curtains and not the stage behind themDarke_Xaver4/10
A fair and honest review of Final Fantasy XIIIDarknessXSeeker7/10
Gameplay before graphicsdciguy016/10
Check your expectations at the door.DDJ7/10
A paradigm shift to a solid entryDe Facto8/10
Disappointment thy name is Final Fantasy XIIIdeadmoonking5/10
Annoying Characters and Extreme Linearity Create a Disappointing ExperienceDKBAHAMUT6/10
Focused, too focuseddoubleEXP6/10
FFXIII Subverts the Form of RPG's, Yet Retains the MagicDrewFields888/10
It's like climbing a giant hill expecting something great then falling off a cliff.elan_morin796/10
Started off strongÖGalactus218/10
Worth the number? Or is it only worth of an impersonation sticker?gazm0tr0n6/10
Square-Enixís newest addition to their flagship series is bound to turn a few heads.gmo78979/10
One of the most rewarding experiences you will have. A superb addition to the series.heimdalgc110/10
Final Fantasy goes Blade Runner (again!) but it's still damn cool.HighEntomologist8/10
Square-Enix finally cuts out the middle man and creates a game that plays itself.Jerec3/10
Unexpected, different, and pleasantly surprising.joan24688/10
A beautiful, exciting adventure marred only by uneven pacing.joncalvin9/10
Puberty, marriage, gods, tears, crystal tears, mums, pep-peps, Bahamut, it's all here.Kafkaligula7/10
A fun game, a fun adventure, and a fun Final Fantasy! But, was it worth the wait? Final Fantasy XIII ends up being an interesting experience.Kashell Triumph8/10
An intense, interesting experience that lacks the charm and flair of Final Fantasy at its finest.Kotetsu5347/10
Not like any Final Fantasy I've ever playedKungfuanyone6/10
Perhaps the most controversial game to existLeon_Hisaragi7/10
Looks like an ocean, but itís actually a paddling poollilithdarkstorm6/10
Graphically and sonically stunning, a solid story but plenty of room for improvement on the gameplay.LockHowl8/10
The Fantasy finally comes to the PS3, but was it worth the wait?Lsnake7/10
Final Fantasy XIII renewed my faith in the series.Lvl99cloud10/10
Square offers another new approachmdaen9/10
An amazing experience. A huge jump from 12.megasean30009/10
The Fantasy is Never FinalMenji10/10
Beautiful and ridiculously fun, unsatisfying storymilkcan8/10
Another Final Fantasy, Another Huge HitMJZuproc9/10
Comes to the party with plenty of style but the substance was lost somewhere...nastynate31187/10
Lucky Number 13Nemesis3479/10
Final Fantasy XIII: Is Change ALWAYS Good?nephilimalchemi8/10
Final Fantasy XIII - A Truly Unique ExperienceNettoSaito8/10
A comprehensive look at one of the most controversial Final Fantasy titles...Orphandelus8/10
FF13 is worth your time, but it's no RPGPhyrre567/10
Ever felt left out when someone else played a game? Well have you ever felt left out BY a game?ReloadPsi1/10
A fantastic idea horribly presented.reno3856/10
An Epic Return to the World of Fantasyringlord718/10
Puts the "AWE" in AWESOMERoxasANobody9/10
Time to Paradigm Shift into Next Gen! How does Final Fantasy fare on the PS3/360?ShaheerRahman8/10
Your favorite reviewer, I mean HERO has arrived!SolidFantasy7/10
Great...but strays quite a bit.superterrorizer8/10
The Birth of the Fabula Nova Crystallis Final Fantasy XIIIswarm5539/10
Not what you would expect of Final FantasyThe_Bones5/10
This game really is a lot better than what most people think. It just has a different play style.the_ed_859/10
Like having no say whatsoever, over how you play a game?the_real_truth3/10
A shallow and flashy game that could have been so much moretyran556/10
Squaresoft finally gets back on the right track. Let's hope it stays that way for awhile.UltimaterializerX8/10
Review From A SkepticUltraViol3nt8/10
A Final Fantasy like you've never seen beforeUPRC9/10
Is Final Fantasy XIII lucky, or the unlucky breaking point for the series and its fans?WingedMasamune9/10
An insult to what used to be a great series.Zylo the wolf2/10

GameFAQs Full Reviews

Worst FF I've seenbozoc192/10
A failed experiment by Square EnixBrawlNubZen2/10
A shining example of why video games will never be regarded as Art.GZay2Stay5/10
Shining example of graphics being more important than everything elseRyuuHou254/10
Failure Fantasy XIIIxcredia3/10
The Defining Moment of a New "Final" Era?A1X_Jet7/10
Fails to match the standards of the series, but a great game in its own right.AnalyticalGamer8/10
How are you rating this game above a 3? Did you actually PLAY it?!Artreyis3/10
An experiment well done by Square EnixDark2229/10
Final Fantasy has yet again created a master piece.daveyman239/10
Was it worth it after all years of waiting?digimax8/10
A good game but an absolutely horrible Final Fantasy! The worst I've ever played.Double_Wide7/10
Five years later, it still isn't goodEcho7383/10
The best and worst game I've played in a long timeemeraldtryst6/10
Excellent Installment, Yet DifferentGamegeek12310/10
Although It Is Far From Being the Best Game in the Series, Final Fantasy XIII is an Instant Classic.GooberSD10/10
A beautiful cover to hide a completely lackluster game.Halo22983/10
A Very Good Installment to the Final Fantasy Series, But This Game Isn't For EveryoneHolyDragon28088/10
What do you get when you mix epic music, epic characters, epic environments, one hell of a plot and a chocobo? Final Fantasy XIII, that's what!LadyKy0079/10
Frustatingly Shallow for an FF gamelogas26/10
FFXIII takes bold steps, but in the end, it doesn't deliver.megax116/10
Press buttons 1-6 to win.MJEmirzian7/10
A Masterpiece You Will Never ForgetRaiden78210/10
I got this at a midnight release... and I have no regrets.redbuck9/10
A complete miss in Final Fantasy.s0rA35/10
An overly simplistic, stale RPG experience for the FPS crowd.SnowballsOnFire5/10
13 as an unlucky numberStradivarius167/10
XIII wildly exceeded my expectations.Switch77x9/10
Praise from a fan who's been with the series since the NES days.Virtue77710/10
The Avatar analogue in modern gaming. All visuals, no substance.VitaUnus6/10
Yet another fantastic addition in the Final Fantasy series.Wagram12310/10
Itís like a Chocobo with chicken pox; you have something nice and big, but with quite a few issues.yumhotdogcake7/10

GameFAQs Quick Reviews

We waited 4 years for this?! Really?!!aleary34323/10
An adult review of Final fantasy 13 for the PS3 system.Androidwhale10/10
Great Game, but unworthy of Final Fantasy name.asian18/10
Great game backed by hours of gameplay and challenging bosses and strategiesBurnsLikeSnow9/10
Good but not what should have been doneCarlk7976/10
Pros And Cons Of Final Fantasy XIIIchewwy1516/10
Fun, innovative, and stunning with a few flaws.Dinah78/10
If you don't like the battle system theres not much else.foodeater43/10
The first 4 hours is as disappointing as The Phantom Menacefragmesa7/10
How did this game ever spawned a sequel? Yet it did...Freedom8883/10
Disillusioned - let's talk gameplay.Gryffulator5/10
Move Over Nostalgia: Final Fantasy XIII Is Here!GunbladerSeif10/10
Not for those who yearn for the classicsHoly_Banisher9/10
Kind of a great game, but...idnn6/10
Unfortunate platform jumpIpickWinners5/10
The romance of Final Fantasy is gone.kraid_knox2/10
A Reviewer that has played FF Series the First TimeLackOfName95/10
Final Fight Fantasy XIIILilRoss2k33/10
"Final" Fantasy indeedmatty5494/10
The Culmination of powerful gaming technology and a Legendary Brand is a Total Disaster?merkhava2/10
A big departure from the series, but a great game nonetheless.MisterMarioMan8/10
Final Fantasy XIII - 13 unlucky for some. Not for Square Enix!Nikaleides9/10
Epic, difficult, and enjoyable experienceNinjahawk889/10
Square Enix does it again, but is it what everybody expected?omegajustice9/10
Pretty good final fantasyphilokleon10/10
Whatever happened to good old fashioned RPG's?rmoney4265/10
This is the Worst FF Gameruballin4/10
Good, but not great. XIV will refine it, hopefully.runeasgar6/10
The Spirits Withinshaktazuki10/10
A beautiful game, and one that applies a more tactical look to the seriessixthsage9/10
"The RPG that feels like an action game..." take that as you will.Solaris_Paradox8/10
I can't believe this game is on the top 100--from a longtime Final Fantasy fanthrockmeisterz3/10
Look at the big picture of the gameturkTsang9/10
Final Fantasy XIII: Why have you forsaken us?VelcroX5/10
The glory days of Final Fantasy franchise is it coming to an end?xiahoudun_wb6/10
It's the best thing you could ever see but with minor flawsyves11139/10

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