Despair, Salvation and Final Fantasy XIII

Please welcome yet another guest contributor, Yann Wong. Yann writes on his own blog Redeemed Gamer, which focuses on video games and their theological themes (hey!). In his own words: This blog is written primarily for folks who consider themselves to be both gamers as well as serious evangelical Christians.…

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Final Fantasy XIII Versus Fate (Part 1)

I declared the former things long ago And they went forth from My mouth, and I proclaimed them. Suddenly I acted, and they came to pass. – Isaiah 48:3 Final Fantasy XIII, like most JRPGs, tells a tale of fate. Unlike in most of these stories, however, the heroes and heroines of…

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The List: Final Fantasy VII

Can anyone really do this game any justice? Probably not. But let’s say if I didn’t cover the behemoth in the room, I’d obviously lose my street cred. Final Fantasy VII deserves a place on The List for myriad reasons, as you’ll see. So, here’s the weird thing: Final Fantasy…

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