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  • Summary: The last Final Fantasy for the PlayStation, Final Fantasy IX returns to the pure fantasy roots that spawned the series. This latest installment features highly detailed characters, vehicles, and environments, and breathtaking cinema-graphics. The addition of brand new features such as theThe last Final Fantasy for the PlayStation, Final Fantasy IX returns to the pure fantasy roots that spawned the series. This latest installment features highly detailed characters, vehicles, and environments, and breathtaking cinema-graphics. The addition of brand new features such as the story-enhancing Active Time Event system and the return of minigames that grant additional gameplay make Final Fantasy IX not only a memorable gaming experience, but also a significant step forward in the series. Expand

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  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Apr 27, 2016
    92
    Final Fantasy IX is a must play entry in the RPG genre, and this new version is the best way to experience the magic of the best PS1 Final Fantasy game.
  2. Jun 8, 2016
    90
    A brilliant remastering of a PlayStation classic. While Square Enix could have gone further with the remastering you are still treated to an amazing story, a brilliant cast of characters in a beautiful world ready to be explored and loved by all.
  3. May 11, 2016
    85
    After 16 long years, PC gamers can finally play one of the greatest RPGs of all time. Final Fantasy IX may not have next gen graphics or high quality sound, but it does give the player a great story to follow with unforgettable characters.
  4. Apr 22, 2016
    80
    Final Fantasy IX for PC is surprisingly well done for a sixteen year old port.
  5. Apr 26, 2016
    80
    At the end of the day, Final Fantasy IX is still a terrific game, and unlike many from its era, its core gameplay and plot have aged admirably.
  6. Apr 27, 2016
    80
    After sixteen years Final Fantasy IX finally comes to PC: the conversion is basic, but the core game still remains awesome.
  7. Apr 27, 2016
    80
    Final Fantasy IX finally comes to PC after 16 years through an enhanced and remastered edition. This game is an absolute gem and one of the best episodes in the series. If you could not play the original version this is your chance to immerse yourself in one of the most emotional games ever created. We have to say that even if the port is well made, all the background images did not receive any resolution boost, and they appear blurry in comparison to the updated 3D textures.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 17
  2. Negative: 4 out of 17
  1. Jul 6, 2016
    10
    Final Fantasy IX is an experience no one should miss out on. With deep characters, an engaging story, and a musical score that only theFinal Fantasy IX is an experience no one should miss out on. With deep characters, an engaging story, and a musical score that only the legendary Nobuo Uematsu could create, it is truly one of the classics and contends for greatest Final Fantasy ever created. Expand
  2. Mar 25, 2018
    10
    The best final fantasy /// Game Complete-Ending No.Add-on
    The story is good. There is sadness and happiness. Mix well
    The characters are
    The best final fantasy /// Game Complete-Ending No.Add-on
    The story is good. There is sadness and happiness. Mix well
    The characters are unique and the role is to put it in the right place.
    Good.Song+Good.Animation+Good.MiniGame+SomeTime.OpenWorld
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  3. Sep 9, 2016
    10
    Best Final Fantasy game in the series. And i have played them all. Seriously, why this game is so underrated i will never understand. It hasBest Final Fantasy game in the series. And i have played them all. Seriously, why this game is so underrated i will never understand. It has the best production values on the PS1, it was marvelous for its time. The story is nice, sure it is somewhat childish and a fairytale, but it is charming and fun. Gameplay is the typical jrpg, but is decent and won't bother you much. It doesn't require grinding to advance, unless you want to 100% this, which is a waste of time anyway.

    The music is among the best video game music of all time. The soundtrack will remain in your head.

    It is old and quite obsolete by modern standards, but if you can stomach PS1 era games, and you somehow missed it, give it a try. They don't make them like this anymore.
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  4. Jul 13, 2017
    9
    It is just one of the best from the Final Fantasy series. Remaster raise it's position even higher. HD characters, some kind of add-ons (forIt is just one of the best from the Final Fantasy series. Remaster raise it's position even higher. HD characters, some kind of add-ons (for example "no counter", "give all items").Battle system is classical ATB, which really fits the game because Final Fantasy IX is actually old school itself (we are able to see castles, princesses and things like that again, instead of sci-fi from ff7 or "real world" from ff8). Story is hilarious, not serious like in predecessors. I would give this game 10/10 but in my opinion soundtrack could be much better. I a not saying that it is bad, it is just not as good as Final Fantasy VIII OST was. Anyway, it is the best PC port os Square Enix, I hope Final Fantasy XIII was done that way. Expand
  5. Sep 5, 2016
    9
    Well considering i am not playing a remaster go old version..... and its the best final fantasy says something about it lol. Best story inWell considering i am not playing a remaster go old version..... and its the best final fantasy says something about it lol. Best story in final fantasy series. Expand
  6. Feb 1, 2021
    7
    Final Fantasy IX was a game that was highly, and I do mean highly, recommended to me by friends and family. Now, Final Fantasy is a seriesFinal Fantasy IX was a game that was highly, and I do mean highly, recommended to me by friends and family. Now, Final Fantasy is a series that I hold in very high regard. FFVI and FFVII are both some of the greatest games that I've ever played, VI especially. So after hearing all of the hype that FFIX seems to get, I expected the game to live up to VI and VII in terms of quality. After all, many people consider this one to be the best in the series. After completing it, I was left...disappointed. Now, I don't think FFIX is a bad game, not at all actually, but it simply didn't live up to the hype that it seems to garner, at least in my opinion. Some parts of the game, like the Festival of the Hunt, Terra, Tetra Master, and the whole ending sequence, are amazing. Truly some of the best content in the series. However, the majority of the game, I'd say around 60% of it, just drags on forever. It's simply not fun to go from point A to point B to point C to point D for 20 hours. I'd be more forgiving if the gameplay was interesting, but it's really not. The entire middle section of the game is just a slog to get through. In fact, I'd say that the game peaks during Disc 1. Not to say that Discs 2-4 are bad, but they're just not very fun. If I can give the game anything, it's that the characters are seriously great. A couple of them feel a bit half-baked, like Freya or Amarant, but characters like Vivi, Steiner, and Zidane, are some of the best that the series has ever seen. Oh, and the ending is amazing as well, easily the highlight of the entire game. I don't think it fully makes up for how boring the majority of this game is, but it does end it on a high note. A VERY high note, actually. Overall, I can say that I enjoyed FFIX, just not nearly as much as I thought I would. I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as VI or VII, but I'd put it about on the same level as FFIV. Though most of this game is monotonous and slow, there are enough really great moments that elevate the game above average. If only slightly so. Expand
  7. Nov 2, 2019
    0
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    العبها واسترجع شعور لعبها لأول مره
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    كنت العبها عندما كنت صغير وها هي الأن على الحاسب
    العبها واسترجع شعور لعبها لأول مره

    1010
    Childhood Memories
    BEST RPG GAME

    والأن دعوني اتحدث عنها قليلا

    افضل لعبة ار بي جي
    وكذلك افضل جزء في سلسلة فاينل فانتسي
    اجواء عصور وسطى مع قصة مميزة
    مع شخصيات مميزة الكل يختلف عن الاخر في ضرباتهم العادية وضربات المميزة
    ويوجد هناك وحوش الاستدعاء لكل من الأميرة وايكو
    ولا ننسى ان هناك العاب ثانوية في اللعبة مثل بطاقات
    وتحصل على مكافأت بلعبهم
    وموسيقى اللعبة كذلك مميزه تدخلك في اجواء اللعبة
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