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Phoenix Edge Ep. 177 – Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Impressions

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In this quick episode, Hat is joined by friend of the show Hian to give their impressions of the new Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters of Final Fantasy I, Final Fantasy II, and Final Fantasy III. Nearly every aspect of the games are discussed: from the remastered soundtrack, new backgrounds, character sprites, additional options and features, and more. The show begins with praise for the new music, but also touches on Square Enix’s questionable pricing model for the games. Next, the panel compares the effort and quality of these remasters to Final Fantasy ports and remasters of the recent past. The show then wraps up with a quick mention of the additional content that is included with the games. A brief, but fun overview of the latest releases of classic Final Fantasy RPGs!

  • [00:50] Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Introduction
  • [04:12] New Music Discussion
  • [10:59] Square Enix’s Pricing model
  • [15:50] Comparison to previous Square Enix ports and Remasters
  • [30:35] Quality of life features and extra content
  • [35:26] RPGFan Media Partner

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Stan Marlow

Stan Marlow

Stan is part of RPGFan Media Partner Phoenix Edge, a weekly RPG podcast on YouTube. His first RPG was Final Fantasy IV. Today he spends his days in an office and on the side - when not podcasting - writes articles about storytelling in games. He is also designing a couple board games, a task that he is learning is harder than expected.

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