Detailed Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
This game should be titled "Press X 13" 04/12/10 carverx19
Final Fantasy XIII is different from any RPG you've played so far. I hope you like it. A comprehensive review. 01/11/10 A Babe Called Alba
FF13 Review though eyes of FF series fan 03/23/10 asdfen09
Like Greased Lightning, You're In For A Shock 01/04/10 Ashley Winchester
A shining example of how to push a systems limits and neglect old-school charm... and fun... 03/19/10 JCtheArchangel
A harsh reminder that video games are no longer about letting the players have fun 03/29/10 KWang
Final Fantasy XIII is a whole lot of wasted potential 01/29/10 serados
Well I appreciate Square's effort, but... 03/22/10 Yami_no_Geimu
A video game that cares more about graphics and cinematics than letting the player explore and have fun. 09/05/13 1Truth
Lightning and Fang go Commando in the newest Final Fantasy! 04/30/10 8DaysTillSunday
This game is like a stack of pancakes... 12/06/10 AncientPotion
A fresh reworking of traditional RPG gameplay -- at least, the part that should matter the most. 01/13/10 BabyRyoga
The battle within begins... 08/16/10 Bkstunt_31
Great addition to the series, with a few flaws. 03/24/10 cweaver8518
Transforming an RPG into a Scrolling Platformer 06/30/10 Dan_pentagram
A game about the curtains and not the stage behind them 12/20/12 Darke_Xaver
A fair and honest review of Final Fantasy XIII 12/17/13 DarknessXSeeker
Check your expectations at the door. 02/20/12 DDJ
A paradigm shift to a solid entry 03/17/10 De-
Disappointment thy name is Final Fantasy XIII 01/14/11 deadmoonking
Annoying Characters and Extreme Linearity Create a Disappointing Experience 04/08/10 DKBAHAMUT
Focused, too focused 04/12/10 doubleEXP
FFXIII Subverts the Form of RPG's, Yet Retains the Magic 01/05/10 DrewFields88
It's like climbing a giant hill expecting something great then falling off a cliff. 04/12/10 elan_morin79
Started off strong... 12/05/16 Galactus21
Worth the number? Or is it only worth of an impersonation sticker? 09/27/10 gazm0tr0n
Square-Enix's newest addition to their flagship series is bound to turn a few heads. 04/22/10 gmo7897
One of the most rewarding experiences you will have. A superb addition to the series. 03/29/10 heimdalgc1
Final Fantasy goes Blade Runner (again!) but it's still damn cool. 01/06/15 HighEntomologist
Square-Enix finally cuts out the middle man and creates a game that plays itself. 07/17/14 Jerec
Unexpected, different, and pleasantly surprising. 03/25/10 joan2468
A beautiful, exciting adventure marred only by uneven pacing. 04/26/10 joncalvin
Puberty, marriage, gods, tears, crystal tears, mums, pep-peps, Bahamut, it's all here. 04/08/11 Kafkaligula
A fun game, a fun adventure, and a fun Final Fantasy! But, was it worth the wait? Final Fantasy XIII ends up being an interesting experience. 04/07/10 Kashell Triumph
An intense, interesting experience that lacks the charm and flair of Final Fantasy at its finest. 03/30/10 Kotetsu534
Not like any Final Fantasy I've ever played 07/21/10 Kungfuanyone
Perhaps the most controversial game to exist 07/21/10 Leon_Hisaragi
Looks like an ocean, but it's actually a paddling pool 04/08/10 lilithdarkstorm
Graphically and sonically stunning, a solid story but plenty of room for improvement on the gameplay. 10/21/13 LockHowl
The Fantasy finally comes to the PS3, but was it worth the wait? 03/18/10 Lsnake
Final Fantasy XIII renewed my faith in the series. 04/05/10 Lvl99cloud
Square offers another new approach 03/29/10 mdaen
An amazing experience. A huge jump from 12. 03/15/11 megasean3000
The Fantasy is Never Final 03/16/10 Menji
Beautiful and ridiculously fun, unsatisfying story 01/18/11 milkcan
Another Final Fantasy, Another Huge Hit 04/26/10 MJZuproc
Gameplay before graphics 01/02/14 MKillBill
Comes to the party with plenty of style but the substance was lost somewhere... 03/24/14 nastynate3118
Lucky Number 13 03/30/10 Nemesis347
Final Fantasy XIII: Is Change ALWAYS Good? 03/17/10 nephilimalchemi
Final Fantasy XIII - A Truly Unique Experience 04/09/13 NettoSaito
A comprehensive look at one of the most controversial Final Fantasy titles... 08/31/10 Orphandelus
FF13 is worth your time, but it's no RPG 06/16/10 Phyrre56
Ever felt left out when someone else played a game? Well have you ever felt left out BY a game? 07/10/12 ReloadPsi
A fantastic idea horribly presented. 04/30/10 reno385
An Epic Return to the World of Fantasy 10/09/14 ringlord71
Puts the "AWE" in AWESOME 07/07/11 RoxasANobody
Time to Paradigm Shift into Next Gen! How does Final Fantasy fare on the PS3/360? 09/26/11 ShaheerRahman
Your favorite reviewer, I mean HERO has arrived! 02/09/12 SolidFantasy
Great...but strays quite a bit. 04/05/10 superterrorizer
XIII Must Truly Be Unlucky 09/28/15 Suprak the Stud
The Birth of the Fabula Nova Crystallis Final Fantasy XIII 01/05/10 swarm553
Not what you would expect of Final Fantasy 03/23/10 The_Bones
This game really is a lot better than what most people think. It just has a different play style. 11/10/14 the_ed_85
Like having no say whatsoever, over how you play a game? 06/01/10 the_real_truth
A shallow and flashy game that could have been so much more 09/13/10 tyran55
Squaresoft finally gets back on the right track. Let's hope it stays that way for awhile. 09/27/10 UltimaterializerX
Review From A Skeptic 04/07/10 UltraViol3nt
A Final Fantasy like you've never seen before 04/05/10 UPRC
Is Final Fantasy XIII lucky, or the unlucky breaking point for the series and its fans? 04/05/10 WingedMasamune
The glory days of Final Fantasy franchise is it coming to an end? 03/22/16 xiahoudun_wb
An insult to what used to be a great series. 10/09/13 Zylo the wolf

Full Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Worst FF I've seen 03/25/10 bozoc19
A failed experiment by Square Enix 03/16/10 BrawlNubZen
A shining example of why video games will never be regarded as Art. 03/12/10 GZay2Stay
Shining example of graphics being more important than everything else 03/15/10 RyuuHou25
Failure Fantasy XIII 03/24/10 xcredia
The Defining Moment of a New "Final" Era? 08/18/10 A1X_Jet
Fails to match the standards of the series, but a great game in its own right. 06/25/13 AnalyticalGamer
How are you rating this game above a 3? Did you actually PLAY it?! 11/04/10 Artreyis
from someone who doesn't ride bandwagons... 01/05/17 BlackSwordsaman
An experiment well done by Square Enix 04/05/10 Dark222
Final Fantasy has yet again created a master piece. 03/25/10 daveyman23
Was it worth it after all years of waiting? 12/22/09 digimax
A good game but an absolutely horrible Final Fantasy! The worst I've ever played. 08/28/13 Double_Wide
Five years later, it still isn't good 04/29/15 Echo738
The best and worst game I've played in a long time 03/25/10 emeraldtryst
Although It Is Far From Being the Best Game in the Series, Final Fantasy XIII is an Instant Classic. 03/15/10 GooberSD
A beautiful cover to hide a completely lackluster game. 11/05/10 Halo2298
A Very Good Installment to the Final Fantasy Series, But This Game Isn't For Everyone 05/31/11 HolyDragon2808
What do you get when you mix epic music, epic characters, epic environments, one hell of a plot and a chocobo? Final Fantasy XIII, that's what! 08/13/10 LadyKy007
Frustatingly Shallow for an FF game 03/29/10 logas2
FFXIII takes bold steps, but in the end, it doesn't deliver. 03/17/10 megax11
Press buttons 1-6 to win. 04/12/10 MJEmirzian
A Masterpiece You Will Never Forget 04/07/10 Raiden782
I got this at a midnight release... and I have no regrets. 08/16/10 redbuck
A complete miss in Final Fantasy. 07/06/10 s0rA3
An overly simplistic, stale RPG experience for the FPS crowd. 03/15/10 SnowballsOnFire
13 as an unlucky number 01/07/14 Stradivarius16
XIII wildly exceeded my expectations. 03/15/10 Switch77x
Praise from a fan who's been with the series since the NES days. 03/15/10 Virtue777
The Avatar analogue in modern gaming. All visuals, no substance. 03/22/10 VitaUnus
Yet another fantastic addition in the Final Fantasy series. 03/18/10 Wagram123
It's like a Chocobo with chicken pox; you have something nice and big, but with quite a few issues. 06/01/10 yumhotdogcake

Quick Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
We waited 4 years for this?! Really?!! 04/06/10 aleary3432
An adult review of Final fantasy 13 for the PS3 system. 04/19/10 Androidwhale
Great Game, but unworthy of Final Fantasy name. 03/30/10 asian1
Great game backed by hours of gameplay and challenging bosses and strategies 02/27/12 BurnsLikeSnow
Good but not what should have been done 01/04/11 Carlk797
Pros And Cons Of Final Fantasy XIII 03/31/10 chewwy151
Fun, innovative, and stunning with a few flaws. 05/24/10 Dinah7
If you don't like the battle system theres not much else. 08/09/10 foodeater4
The first 4 hours is as disappointing as The Phantom Menace 03/12/10 fragmesa
Disillusioned - let's talk gameplay. 01/06/12 Gryffulator
Move Over Nostalgia: Final Fantasy XIII Is Here! 03/22/10 GunbladerSeif
Not for those who yearn for the classics 03/15/10 Holy_Banisher
Kind of a great game, but... 03/10/11 idnn
Unfortunate platform jump 07/21/10 IpickWinners
The romance of Final Fantasy is gone. 04/13/11 kraid_knox
A Reviewer that has played FF Series the First Time 03/30/10 LackOfName9
Final Fight Fantasy XIII 04/19/10 LilRoss2k3
"Final" Fantasy indeed 10/05/10 matty549
The Culmination of powerful gaming technology and a Legendary Brand is a Total Disaster? 08/26/11 merkhava
A big departure from the series, but a great game nonetheless. 06/03/10 MisterMarioMan
Final Fantasy XIII - 13 unlucky for some. Not for Square Enix! 12/06/11 Nikaleides
Epic, difficult, and enjoyable experience 06/07/10 Ninjahawk88
Square Enix does it again, but is it what everybody expected? 04/30/10 omegajustice
Pretty good final fantasy 03/26/10 philokleon
Whatever happened to good old fashioned RPG's? 04/20/10 rmoney426
This is the Worst FF Game 01/27/11 ruballin
Good, but not great. XIV will refine it, hopefully. 03/12/10 runeasgar
The Spirits Within 07/22/10 shaktazuki
A beautiful game, and one that applies a more tactical look to the series 03/12/10 sixthsage
"The RPG that feels like an action game..." take that as you will. 01/11/10 Solaris_Paradox
I can't believe this game is on the top 100--from a longtime Final Fantasy fan 10/25/11 throckmeisterz
Look at the big picture of the game 03/22/10 turkTsang
Final Fantasy XIII: Why have you forsaken us? 07/27/10 VelcroX
It's the best thing you could ever see but with minor flaws 03/29/10 yves1113

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