Review: Final Fantasy XIII (**** stars) Part 4

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Part 3 So, you arrange each of your characters into these six role, up to six Paradigm setups in a Paradigm Deck. You can choose any assortment or allotment of classes, from three Ravagers to three Medics (though, quite honestly, a good mix of stuff is usually the most helpful).…

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Review: Final Fantasy XIII (**** stars) Part 3

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Part 2 Unfortunately, Final Fantasy XIII lacks a “hook” in the narrative sense. If you’re not used to this sort of story, or simply dismiss it as “JRPG” schlock, I wouldn’t blame you. My irrational enjoyment of the Final Fantasy series usually powers me through the initial few hours, because…

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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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