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User Info: SamEJIV

3 months ago#1
Best main title sequel / prequel / spin off? - Results (297 votes)
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years / Interlude
4.38% (13 votes)
Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII
0.67% (2 votes)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
38.05% (113 votes)
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII / DOC Lost Episode
1.35% (4 votes)
Final Fantasy X-2
28.62% (85 votes)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings
3.03% (9 votes)
Final Fantasy XIII-2
17.17% (51 votes)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
6.06% (18 votes)
A Kings Tale: Final Fantasy XV
0.67% (2 votes)
This poll is now closed.
Which title do you think did the sequel / prequel / spin off thing best?

Do you think any were better than the main game?
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User Info: Blair85

3 months ago#2
I don't think any of these are particularly great, but XIII-2 had the most improvement from the first game, so it's the best sequel I guess

User Info: 1Tekkaman

3 months ago#3
Difficult to say which is "best," but none of those I know (some I've not even watched videos of) even come close to the main game. Certainly not Dirge of Cerberus or especially Crisis Core.
I swim through a sea of stars. . . .

User Info: qwertyMrJINX

3 months ago#4
Don't really like any of them, but... XIII-2 was the best, I suppose.
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User Info: Montblanc

3 months ago#5
Meh, I liked the returning cast in Revenant Wings and some gameplay aspects in X-2, but hated everything else about them.

Final Fantasy sequels and prequels are godawful and they shouldn't exist in the first place.
In vainglory they arose, shouting challenges at the gods. But prevail they did not. Their doom it was to walk the Mist until Time's end.

User Info: meteora88

3 months ago#6

It was fun and enjoyable. Sure, it was fan service as heck, but it concluded the FFX story, had good music, and the battle system was fun.

13-2 and 13-3 were the worst no doubt because they were so unnecessary. 13 already closed off the story. There was nothing more to add. The sequels were forced nonsense.

User Info: MalakTawus

3 months ago#7
LR, easily.
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User Info: Kigalas

3 months ago#8
X-2 is the only one I’ve played. I like it a lot, with the job system and best atb in the series, but at the end it’s basically just a game filled with mini games with the music going a very different direction.

Still fap worthy tho
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User Info: el_tercer_poder

3 months ago#9
Which main FF title had the best direct sequel/prequel/ spin off game?
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years / Interlude

FF4:TAY is (easily) the worst direct sequel to a main FF title. Ever.
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It has no feelings! And the new one is much better." (IKEA's Lamp commercial)

User Info: francocaine

3 months ago#10

It's Metacritic rating is 85, likely the highest rating in this list, and sold quite well since it's release with some 5 million copies so far (including remastered version). The game was fairly decent, though somewhat unnecessary continuation to the masterpiece that is X that ends of decent note. I'm skeptical of an how a X-3 is even needed to continue the story, and I feel it's just gonna ruin things even further.

Lightning Returns had some interesting moments and felt like a sole player character Tales game mashed with X-2's dresspheres. Was still a forgettable exprience for me in the end.
Completed Final Fantasy... VI, VII, VIII, X, X-2, XII, XIII, XIII-3, Type-0
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