Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary

Final Fantasy was released on December 18, 1987. Inverse's celebration takes a look back at our favorite games, characters, and moments over the years.

FF 35th

Final Fantasy’s best hero made me a better person

“You don’t need a reason to help people.”

Square Enix

FF 35th

Why Final Fantasy's most dramatic twist is still its most profound

Clowns truly are the worst.

Square Enix / Yoshitaka Amano

FF 35th

Final Fantasy's love of Shakespeare is its secret to success

The play’s the thing.

Square Enix / Yoshitaka Amano

FF 35th

The most underrated Final Fantasy game literally brought me to tears

And it’ll forever remain my favorite entry.

Square Enix

FF 35th

22 years ago, Final Fantasy IX's most underrated hero changed the series forever

“To be forgotten is worse than death.”

Square Enix / Yoshitaka Amano
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Gaming

The Best Video Game Ever Made Just Got Its Own Holiday

For the Planet.

Retrospective

Dirge of Cerberus is still the most incoherent Final Fantasy game ever

Vincent Valentine shops at Hot Topic.

No Fair

Make Zack unstoppable with these Crisis Core Materia combos

Living in a Materia world.

Game Theory

Final Fantasy 16's villain could be hiding a shocking secret

The puppet master.

Bad Guys

Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters reveal the secret of the series' best villains

Keep it simple.

Inverse Codex

Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Part 2 of 3.

New Year

The 6 most anticipated PlayStation games coming in 2023

Get ready for a ride.

FF 35th

Final Fantasy’s best hero made me a better person

“You don’t need a reason to help people.”

FF 35th

Why Final Fantasy's most dramatic twist is still its most profound

Clowns truly are the worst.

FF 35th

Final Fantasy's love of Shakespeare is its secret to success

The play’s the thing.

FF 35th

Cloud vs. Zack: Which FF7 protagonist would you date? 344 readers respond

A win-win situation.

FF 35th

The most underrated Final Fantasy game literally brought me to tears

And it’ll forever remain my favorite entry.

FF 35th

22 years ago, Final Fantasy IX's most underrated hero changed the series forever

“To be forgotten is worse than death.”

Family Matters

The 9 biggest nepo babies in video games

It’s all about who you know.

FF 35th

Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary

Final Fantasy was released on December 18, 1987. Inverse's celebration takes a look back at our favorite games, characters, and moments over the years.

FF 35th

The best Final Fantasy song ever has a gross name and a sick beat

That sweet, sweet groove.