There's no "best Final Fantasy game" because Final Fantasy has become largely indefinable—something most franchises can only dream of. Maybe, no matter the feats this incredible series continues to achieve, Final Fantasy VIII is the lighthouse to which the series should constantly look back to. It'll always be there, waiting, serving as a reminder that Final Fantasy can tread new grounds while maintaining the brilliance that has made it one of the most influential series to exist.
undefined.I may not be home and able to play this latest entry with my mother, but it feels wonderful to call her and tell her that there's a new Soulcalibur game that's pretty dang good despite some relatively minor flaws; that characters we loved like Talim, Taki and Xianghua have returned; and that I'm making new memories with beloved friends so amusing that I've already begun to record them. Soulcalibur VI isn't just a reboot—it's a revitalization, and it proves that the tale of souls and swords still has the potential to be eternally retold.
Before the Storm's finale shares some of the issues the first season's finale had. However, just like the first season, it's more than the sum of its parts.
Episode two lives up to Life is Strange: Before the Storm's incredibly strong start.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm's first episode is a strong and reassuring start to a prequel series filled with potential.
A New Frontier has a wonderfully diverse cast and it tackles its themes with nuance and complexity. However, some inconsistent writing and recycled plot elements restrict its potential.