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Final Fantasy XVI

Square Enix
Jun 22, 2023 - PlayStation 5

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3 / 5
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral
6 / 10
Easy Allies
9 / 10
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
9 / 10
9 / 10
Notable Trailers
Ascension Trailer
Live Action Trailer
Launch Trailer
"Revenge" Trailer
"Ambition" Trailer
"Dominance" Trailer
"Awakening" Trailer
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FINAL FANTASY XVI – Ascension Trailer

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FINAL FANTASY XVI - Requiem Live Action Trailer

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Critic Reviews for Final Fantasy XVI

A smart combat system straining under the weight of a characterful but ponderous pseudo-medieval soap opera, with some of the grandest bosses and dullest sidequests in FF history.

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Featuring fast, reflex driven, action heavy combat, Final Fantasy 16 is certainly a departure from what fans may expect out of a Final Fantasy game, but its excellent story, characters, and world building are right up there with the best the series has to offer, and the innovative Active Time Lore feature should set a new standard for how lengthy, story-heavy games keep players invested in its world.

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Metro GameCentral

6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An excellent battle system shackled to a dispiritingly dull and long-winded fantasy adventure, that takes an inordinate amount of time to say nothing of value.

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It's the kind of gamble that Final Fantasy has happily made in the past so that the series may reinvent itself to execute the type of story its creatives want to tell. Time will tell if Final Fantasy 16 pays off, but history certainly supports it.

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When I look back at my time with Clive, his friends, his enemies, and Valisthea, it’s those highs that I vividly remember. FFXVI is very different from its predecessors, but in many ways, very familiar; And it’s still a Final Fantasy, through and through, reminding me why I love this series so much.

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FFXVI is a bold shift in both gameplay and narrative, yet captures the Final Fantasy magic in stunning fashion, earning a place within the pantheon of incredible entries in the beloved franchise.

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A hallmark of excellence. There may be flaws, but they are negligible and won't cause massive damage.

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