DescriptionMarche and a few friends are out on a usual venture through their local town, St. Ivalice, only to discover a book filled with fantasy and magic. Setting their mind to the thoughts of a magical land, they get transported to the world of Ivalice, which happens to be based on one of the friends' favourite games, Final Fantasy.
Finding himself alone, Marche must join a clan of warriors and travel through this new land of mystery to find his lost friends, and return to the real world, while learning all about this new place and the magic it holds.
Not a direct sequel to Final Fantasy Tactics, FFTA combines the many elements of the tactical original with a slightly modern feel, and an original storyline for the GBA. As a clan leader, you must manage your team (from their combat skills and inventory to each and every battle you face).
Both your basic handheld weapons and magic are available to you, with the ability to summon monsters for support. Two players can link GBA's for battles, trading items and clan members as well.
- "FFTA" -- Common abbreviation
- "ファイナルファンタジータクティクスアドバンス" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- Final Fantasy games
- Final Fantasy Tactics series
- Gameplay feature: Monster capture / training
- Ivalice universe
The Press Says
|1UP||Jun 08, 2004||A||100|
|Game Informer Magazine||Sep, 2003||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Deeko||2003||9.5 out of 10||95|
|GameSpy||Sep 08, 2003||94 out of 100||94|
|Gaming Target||Nov 19, 2003||9.3 out of 10||93|
|GameSpot||Sep 05, 2003||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Christ Centered Game Reviews||Jun 01, 2005||80|
|Player1||Oct, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Thunderbolt Games||Jun 01, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|RPG Kingdom||Dec 15, 2003||14 out of 20||70|
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Related Web Sites
- FF-Fan (A fansite that offers all kinds of information on the entire Final Fantasy franchise, including walkthroughs, game media, discussion boards and fan art.)
- Final Fantasy Tactics Advance (Official FFTA website by Nintendo)