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9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 26
  2. Negative: 2 out of 26

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  1. Mar 13, 2015
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    Game: Final Fantasy Chronicles
    Genre: RPG
    Developer: Squaresoft System: Playstation (PSX) Total Score: 93/100 Value Score: 9.3/10 • Story: 10/10 • Characters: 10/10 • GamePlay: 9/10 • Graphics: 9/10 • Sound: 10/10 • Music: 10/10 • Length: 8/10 • Replay Value: 7/10 • Player Value: 10/10 Pros +Everything that made the original Final Fantasy IV great +The hard type
    Game: Final Fantasy Chronicles
    Genre: RPG
    Developer: Squaresoft
    System: Playstation (PSX)
    Total Score: 93/100
    Value Score: 9.3/10

    • Story: 10/10
    • Characters: 10/10
    • GamePlay: 9/10
    • Graphics: 9/10
    • Sound: 10/10
    • Music: 10/10
    • Length: 8/10
    • Replay Value: 7/10
    • Player Value: 10/10

    Pros
    +Everything that made the original Final Fantasy IV great
    +The hard type difficulty of the original Japanese version on SNES is implemented
    +Includes Bestiary, Sound test and cutscene viewer for Chrono Trigger
    +Includes animated cutscenes for Chrono Trigger
    +Comes in 2 discs which is great for collectors

    Cons
    -Saving/Loading times due to the porting job from FFIV SNES data to FFIV Chronicles PSX data
    -No New In-Game Content
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Metascore
89

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. A true blast from the past that earns classic status in this reviewers eyes. Please do yourself a favor and live or relive some of the finest moments in videogame history.
  2. 94
    Chrono Trigger alone would get a 10 here for its multiple endings and End Game+. Then you add in FFIV...
  3. Good RPG’s are few and far between and while those addicted to eye-candy might not be as interested in these titles, they are fantastically addictive while maintaining a good plot and well-established battle systems.