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GF Rating
7.7

1477 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

If you are dedicated, it's a very fun game

posted by Conbus (NEWARK, NJ) Jan 1, 2007

Member since Dec 2005

It must be noted that I have not played a lot of RPGs, and this is my first ever Final Fantasy game.

I found FFIII to be a pretty fun game (as my score implies.) The story was pretty "meh," the basis for an interesting narrative was there, but the presentation did not allow me to care much about the characters. The graphics were appropriate, so I don't blame them, but it could have been written better. The constant random battles is another thing that got on my nerves. At the beginning, it's bearable, but near the end it is simply annoying. Another flaw is the fact that you can't save in dungeons, yes, it's a port but c'mon, don't be silly Square.

Don't get me wrong, while those complaints do take away from the game, they don't ruin it. In fact, if you can stomach those flaws, you will find a meaty game with a good deal of challenge and an even greater amount of satisfaction. The world is huge, the character design appealing, and the soundtrack is great. If I was more of an RPG or FF player, I would probably score this game higher, but since I'm not, I cannot completely overlook the aforementioned flaws. The job system, while fun (for how much it can change your character's skills and appearance) feels a tad restricting (not a fan of getting penalized for merely changing jobs.)

FFIII is a fun game (one of the better DS titles), a good RPG, and one that the average gamer can enjoy (but the Hardcore RPG player will like A LOT more.)

Recommended rental.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

FF3 is Excellant!!!

posted by shadow7 (FAYETTE, AL) Dec 30, 2006

Member since Mar 2005

This game has the best graphics of any DS game out there. It is so advanced and will keep you playing for hours. I definitely recommend!!!

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Nicely done, Square.

posted by Kuukie (FAIRMONT, WV) Dec 13, 2006

Member since Nov 2006

Very nice port. This game is well worth a rent frm either Final Fantasy Fans, or those looking for the old-school feel. I am very glad I rented this game.

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