If my original naming convention for the following shots is any indication, I’ll never learn to call this game Final Fantasy 4; in my mind, it will forever be North America’s “Final Fantasy 2,” and this meant that I had to go through and manually rename all of the screenshots after mindlessly labeling them all with the old name. So much hassle could have been avoided if they just called it the right thing from the very beginning. Ugh.
Anyway, Final Fantasy 2 (or 4, or whatever) is an awesome game. Sure, the grammar is atrocious thanks to an insane translation that had to have been at least partially influenced by alcohol, but that only makes the whole thing all the sweeter. This is truly a wonderful remnant of a bygone (and slightly awkward as console gaming tried to move into more complex stories) era. Read more →