Final Fantasy Explorers

Rating Summary

Based on 46 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

11%

Critics Recommend

Based on 46 critic reviews
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6.8 / 10.0
Jan 25, 2016

For a few hours at least, Final Fantasy Explorers is a charming little adventure that's fun to play alone with your monster buddies or with real-life friends. But repetitive quests, the lack of a serious challenge until late in the story and a poor travel system eventually broke the charm spell that Explorers had cast upon me.

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Jan 26, 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers is a great entry point for those interested in the co-op monster-hunting genre. The combat is its strongest asset, but expect to have to do some grinding along the way.

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5 / 10
Jan 27, 2016

Square Enix's latest attempt to create a Monster Hunter clone has a lot of Final Fantasy fan service but few other reasons to explore its world.

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7.8 / 10.0
Jan 25, 2016

From gear to popular monsters, fans will enjoy the fun upgrade system combined with all the content emblematic to the series, but the overall journey isn't exciting

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8 / 10.0
Jan 26, 2016

Explorers is a strong start to a new take on Final Fantasy

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7 / 10
Jan 25, 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers is a mashup of fanservice and Monster Hunter-like quests packed with deep character customization and genuinely fun multiplayer.

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Unscored
Feb 10, 2016

I can't believe how much I'm not enjoying Final Fantasy Explorers.

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7 / 10.0
Jan 25, 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers has a litany of pacing issues, particularly when it comes to its quests and, visually, it feels like a DS-era game at times. But players who are willing to jump in with both feet will find a lot to love, and that goes double if you're planning to play through the adventure with a friend.

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6 / 10
Jan 29, 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers certainly has the potential to grow into worthy Monster Hunter alternative, but its first attempt is a little way off. Despite being nothing more than satisfactory in some key areas, there are some neat ideas at work that, if combined with a revised approach to gameplay, could make this the strongest Final Fantasy spin-off series to date. It's way too early to start dreaming about sequels or what could have been, however. What we have here is imperfect though some will undoubtedly find themselves exploring Amostra for many hours to come.

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7 / 10
Jan 26, 2016

Final Fantasy Explorers was a smooth and accessible introduction to this game type, and has customization options galore, but if it intends to be a long-term dungeon crawling adventure, it needed more to explore.

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