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Final Fantasy games

Group Description

This game group includes all games under the Final Fantasy license.

Trivia: Monsters

The name of the monsters in the Final Fantasy universe are often taken from different mythologies of the world. Here is a small list of some popular monsters, and what mythology they are taken from:
  • Behemoth - Jewish mythology. A huge monster and a symbol of evil.
  • Ahriman - Persian mythology. Personification of evil (In Final Fantasy games, ahrimans are one-eyed flying creatures, looking like bats).
  • Asura - Hindu mythology. A class of deities, as opposed to the "deva" (gods).
  • Grendel - English mythology, a monster fought by Beowulf
  • Tiamat - Babylonian mythology. Chaos, the mother of all things.
  • Kali - Hindu mythology. A mighty and often dangerous goddess of time and destruction.
Monsters a character can summon:
  • Ifrit - Arab mythology. A wicked spirit, also known as Jinn.
  • Shiva - Hindu mythology. One of the greatest gods, sometimes regarded as the God. Unfortunately for all fans of the Final Fantasy version of Shiva - he is a man.
  • Ramuh - "Ramuh" is maybe a form of "Rama", the incarnation of Vishnu in Hindu mythology.
  • Phoenix - Greek mythology. A bird that resurrects itself after dying (the item "phoenix down" also comes from there). The Asian phoenix (Chinese fenghuang is a different creature that might have been the inspiration for the monster as well.
  • Titan - Greek mythology. Titans were a class of deities that fought against the Olympic gods.
  • Siren - Greek mythology. A beautiful woman who charms sailors by singing to them.
  • Leviathan - Jewish mythology. A huge water creature. In modern Hebrew this word (לויתן, "livyatan") means "whale".
  • Fafnir - Norse mythology. A dragon that was defeated by the hero Sigurd.
  • Hades - Greek mythology. The world of the dead and also its ruler.
  • Quetzalcoatl - Central American mythology. One of the greater gods of the Aztecs.
  • Odin - Norse mythology. The most powerful god, the ruler of gods.
  • Gilgamesh - Sumerian / Akkadian mythology. A great hero and a legendary king.
  • Bahamut - Arab mythology. Is actually a translation of the Hebrew "behemoth". In Arab mythology, it is a big fish, not a dragon.

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Information also contributed by YID YANG
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (Limited Collector’s Edition)2009PSPSquare Enix, Ltd.2.86
Final Fantasy XI Online: Ultimate Collection2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.61
Final Fantasy XIII2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.43
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - The Crystal Bearers2009WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light2009Nintendo DSSquare Enix, Inc.3.83
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Moogle Kupo d'Etat2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Crystalline Prophecy2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Shantotto Ascention2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Yang's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Palom's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Edward's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - The Lunarians' Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.20
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Edge's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Porom's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan - Shūketsu Hen: Tsuki no Inryoku2008BREW, DoJa, J2MESquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.80
Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan - Shūshō Zenpen: Shingetsu2008BREW, DoJa, J2MESquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.80
Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan - Shūshō Kōhen: Hoshikui2008BREW, DoJa, J2MESquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.80
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Special Edition)2008PSPSquare Enix, Ltd.3.71
Dissidia: Final Fantasy2008PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.49
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - My Life as a King2008WiiSquare Enix, Inc.3.65
Crystal Defenders2008Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Classic, J2ME, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360Namco Networks America Inc.4.33
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - Rydia's Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift2007Nintendo DSSquare Enix, Inc.3.88
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates2007Nintendo DSSquare Enix, Inc.4.17
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Selected Covers

Crystal Defenders iPhone Front Cover
Front cover for Crystal Defenders
Dissidia: Final Fantasy PSP Front Cover
Front cover for Dissidia: Final Fantasy

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Crystal Defenders
Title screen.
Screenshot from Dissidia: Final Fantasy