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Final Fantasy XII (2006)

Fainaru fantajî XII (original title)
War is on the horizon. Seeking to strengthen its base of power, the great Archadian Empire has been invading and subjugating its neighboring kingdoms, one by one. The small kingdom of ... See full summary »

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Vaan (voice)
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Penelo (voice) (as Cat Taber)
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Balthier (voice)
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Fran (voice)
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Keith Ferguson ...
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Judge Magister Gabranth (voice) (as Michael Rodgers)
John Rafter Lee ...
Cidolfus Demen Bunansa - Cid (voice) (as John Lee)
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Al-Cid Margrace (voice)
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Reddas (voice)
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Andrew Philpot ...
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War is on the horizon. Seeking to strengthen its base of power, the great Archadian Empire has been invading and subjugating its neighboring kingdoms, one by one. The small kingdom of Dalmasca was one of it. When the occupying Archadian forces established a new consul in Dalmasca's royal city of Rabanastre, it caught the intention of Vaan, an urchin living on the streets. To Vaan, the Empite was an enemy hated by himself who had taken the life of his brother--his last surviving family member. Vaan hatches a plan to sneak into the castle housing the new consul. But before he had the chance, Vaan got far more that he bargained for; a resistance movement of former Dalmascan soldiers rising up against the Archadian Empire were launching an assault! Amid the ensuing confusion that engulfed the castle, Vaan saw something he could scarcely believe. There, among the members of the resistance, was the figure of the sole remaining heir to the Dalmascan throne, Princess Ashe, who had been ... Written by IGN.com

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Discover the secret that will unravel an empire.


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31 October 2006 (USA)  »

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$48,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

A Bangaa in Rabanastre mentions that his friend counted how many bards were at the fete, but says that he probably didn't include the "spoony bards." This is a reference to an infamous line from the English translation of Final Fantasy IV (Final Fantasy II on the Super Nintendo), in which the sage Tellah calls the bard Edward a "spoony bard." The line has since become a fan favorite and has purposely been kept in all of the English re-releases of Final Fantasy IV. See more »

Quotes

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Dalmascan Priest: [conducting the wedding of Ashe and Rasler] In the name of the Father and in the presence of these holy relics... I hereby pronounce you man and wife from this time forth. May the blessings of the gods light your path to all eternity. Faram.
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Connections

Follows Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss Me Good-Bye
(featured in Final Fantasy XII)
Composed & Produced by Nobuo Uematsu
Vocals/Piano/Lyrics: Angela Aki
Arrangement by Kenichiro Fukui
Strings: Gen-Ittetsu Group
Guitar: Mitsuhiro Ohta
Bass: Akira Yamamoto
Drums & Percussion: Isao Arima
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Kenji Nakai
Recording Studio: Ohko Haus/Studio 1043
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A Revolutionary and Enjoyable Final Fantasy
24 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To be honest, after the disappointment of X-2, i didn't have good feelings about XII, but man was i wrong. As soon as i picked up this game, i could not put it down. The graphics are even better than its predecessors, the plot was very good, and the dialogue wasn't unbearable or cheesy. Not to mention the new battle system, which was very well done because instead of random encounters, you now have the option of fighting the enemies wondering around (with the exception of boss battles). The game also offers a lot to do to keep the players occupied. The hidden bosses, the hunts, completing the sky pirates den (achievements within the game) and even acquiring the best weapons of each class gives the game player plenty to do and very well entertained. For me, it truly revolutionized the style of Final Fantasy (IMO).

This game is definitely an excellent addition to the final fantasy series and is a game that should not be missed by any final fantasy fans.

Rating: 10/10


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