List of references Final Fantasy Tactics makes to previous Final Fantasy titles and other media. The game combines thematic elements of the Final Fantasy video game series with a game engine and battle system unlike those previously seen in the franchise. [108] Fan communities dedicated to modding and balancing the game have appeared on the internet. Released in Japan in June 1997 and in the United States in January 1998, it is the first game of the Final Fantasy Tactics series. [88], IGN awarded the game the Editor's Choice Award on 1998, praising the in-game graphics as "amazing" and the battle environments with its extra details as being "extremely well designed". The game's story follows Ramza Beoulve, a highborn cadet who finds himself thrust into the middle of an intricate military conflict known as The Lion War, where two opposing noble factions are coveting the throne of the kingdom. [109], Final Fantasy Tactics saw several re-releases. High Priest Marge Funeral), uses the legend of the so-called holy Zodiac Braves to gather the Zodiac Stones,[37] and fuels the Lion War between Larg and Goltana. The music for Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift was also composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto, this time with the assistance of composers from his company Basiscape. Not only that, it would do well enough to spiral out … Heretic Examiner Zalmo) at Lesalia Imperial Capital.[40]. [82] The game's localization effort was criticized by reviewers as poorly written, being rife with grammatical mistakes that almost stopped players from enjoying the storyline. In 2006, Final Fantasy XII was released, also set in the world of Ivalice. [118] An indirect sequel to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, titled Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, was released in Japan in 2007 and in the rest of the world in 2008. It has been cited as one of the greatest video games of all time. [4] Charge time is increased once every CT unit (a measure of time in battles) by an amount equal to the unit's speed statistic. This includes bearing an illegitimate child,[24] killing other possible heirs,[25] betrayal,[26] assassination[27] and false identities. His exploits in the war introduced him to a number of characters, each with their own roles and agenda concerning the war and the fictional world, Ivalice, that they inhabit. Magic is predominant in the land, although ruins and artifacts indicated that past populace had relied on machinery, such as airships and robots. Cid", and Chocobos are present in the game as well. [110][111], Four years after its release in 1997, Final Fantasy Tactics was selected as part of the Sony Greatest Hits line of rereleases. The factors that influence the difficulty of the game include overpowered enemy units or party members, and time had to be taken to level up before any progress can be made. [127], 松野:それも昔どこかのインタビューか何かで答えた気がしますが、ディリータもオヴェリアも、あのときあの場所では死んでいません。ただ、その後にオヴェリアは死に、ディリータは孤独に治世をしていくことになります。, Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions, Music of the Final Fantasy Tactics series, "Final Fantasy Tactics for PlayStation Review", "Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions ships to North American Retailers", Final Fantasy Tactics’ Ending Explained: Ramza’s Fate and the Return to Ivalice, "FFTエンディングで「全員死亡」と受け取られてる方が多いようなので、実は皆がxxxから生還していた…というのを以前から伝えたかったのです。そんな時、LoV3側から依頼があったので「ラムザ以下全員は無事生還した⇒公式設定」とさせてもらいました。 #lovfan", "『FFXIV』リターン・トゥ・イヴァリース完結記念! Rapha fled from her master after he raped her, but never told her brother. [116] Additionally, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance has a shorter main campaign, but more side missions and a secret campaign at the end of the game. The game features an updated version of Final Fantasy Tactics, along with new features including in-game cutscenes, new characters, and multiplayer capability. [87] Though in-depth, IGN also noted that the game's plot was confusing at times, and that the item system was repetitive. Final Fantasy Tactics was re-released as part of the Square's Millennium Collection.