In context: Remaining Fantasy Techniques was launch for the PlayStation 23 years in the past. The beloved recreation went on to promote greater than 2.four million copies worldwide. Remakes of the title have been ported to varied platforms, together with PSP, iOS, Android, and a reimagined model for Gameboy Advance.

In case you are like me, Sq.’s 1997 traditional Remaining Fantasy Techniques in all probability stirs up fond reminiscences. In case you are within the temper for some old-school FFT motion, Sq. Enix has a brand new spin on the franchise that’s playable right now known as Struggle of the Visions: Remaining Fantasy Courageous Exvius.

The title was initially launched in Japan final yr. Like Remaining Fantasy Techniques, the sport is turn-based fight on a grid, like typical tactical video games. The artwork model could be very related as effectively, drawing inspiration from Akihiko Yoshida’s unique work.

The story takes place within the kingdom of Leonis on the continent of Ardra. Cutscenes play out the narrative between battles. Because the story progresses, the nation turns into embroiled in a bitter struggle with a number of neighboring nations.

Struggle of the Visions shouldn’t be with out its weaknesses, nonetheless. For one, it is just out there on iOS and Android gadgets, leaving us to query whether or not Sq. Enix will ever give us a tactical PC port. It launched an up to date model of the unique FFT known as Remaining Fantasy Techniques: The Struggle of the Lions for PSP in 2007 and subsequently ported it to cellular gadgets final yr. However the place is the PC love?

Moreover, the sport is free-to-play, which, as you realize, is code for pay-to-win. The first P2W gimmick right here is elevating models from one to 6 stars. This leveling requires supplies which might be troublesome to acquire, however after all, you should buy what you want for actual cash to hurry issues up. You’ll be able to spend hours grinding for assets, or you possibly can spend your paycheck shopping for bundles of what you want.

In fact, like all of those F2P video games, you possibly can simply simply whereas away the time with out paying for something, and the gameplay is just about the identical as FF Techniques, so grinding shouldn’t be all that unhealthy.