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Final Fantasy Chronicles (PlayStation)

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Description

Final Fantasy Chronicles contains two role-playing games: The most noticeable changes in this release are included in Final Fantasy IV. The difficulty level and the complexity of gameplay were raised to match the original Japanese version, as opposed to the simplified Western SNES release (entitled Final Fantasy II). The game's script has been re-translated, aiming to include dialogues omitted from the original Western release. In addition, there are new CG movies in the beginning and in the end of the game.

Chrono Trigger underwent less changes. Gameplay and story remain the same, but several anime-style movies have been added. The game also contains a number of extra features: a "movie theater" mode which allows the player to watch the game's movies and listen to its soundtrack, as well as unlockable bestiary, dungeon maps, and art gallery.

Screenshots

Final Fantasy Chronicles PlayStation Final Fantasy IV: Mysterious palace - I wonder if we can proceed?..
Final Fantasy Chronicles PlayStation Final Fantasy IV: High-level monster in a lunar dungeon
Final Fantasy Chronicles PlayStation Chrono Trigger: Crono, Ayla, and Frog in one of the game's advanced dungeons. Save point is nearby
Final Fantasy Chronicles PlayStation Final Fantasy IV: Odin summon. He just slashes those guys with his sword. I like this cat-like recurrent Final Fantasy monster!..

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User Reviews

Two of the greatest classic RPG's bundled together. Scott Traynor (6) unrated

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Jun 26, 2001 5 out of 5 100
PSX Extreme Jul 17, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Jul 18, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
GameZone Jul 23, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Absolute Playstation 2001 90 out of 100 90
Game Critics Jul 21, 2001 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Jul 06, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Revolution Jul, 2001 B+ 83
Gamezilla Aug 13, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PSM Aug, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

It was once said that Nobuo Uematsu (the composer of most Final Fantasy games) wrote the music for the Final Fantasy main theme in just 10 minutes.

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Kartanym (10772) added Final Fantasy Chronicles (PlayStation) on Jul 15, 2001