Final Fantasy Updates

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Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

On October 7, 2004 Square-Enix began remaking Final Fantasy III for the Nintendo DS. Hiromichi Tanaka, one of the main designers of the original, was the head of the project as both the executive producer and director. Akihiko Yoshida was hired to revamp previous character designs, and the game changed the main character's names to English. The DS remake of Final Fantasy III was released in the United States on November 14, 2006. The game was released in Europe on May 4, 2007.

Final Fantasy IV Advance[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV Advance was released for the Game Boy Advance on December 12, 2005 in North America and December 15, 2005 in Japan. It features graphics and sounds similar to the WonderSwan Color version of Final Fantasy IV.

Final Fantasy V Advance[edit | edit source]

On November 6, 2006 Final Fantasy V Advance was released in North America. Aside from graphical tweaks and a new translation, four additional jobs, a bestiary, a quick save function, music player and a 30-floor dungeon were added.

Final Fantasy VI Advance[edit | edit source]

On February 5, 2007 Final Fantasy VI Advance was released for the Game Boy Advance in North America. It features Four new espers, new sound, a new dungeon called the Dragons' Den, and a new Soul Shrine.

Final Fantasy Anniversary Edition[edit | edit source]

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the release of the first Final Fantasy game, Square-Enix has remade Final Fantasy I for the PlayStation Portable. The game contains updated graphics with higher resolution 2D graphics, a gallery of Yoshitaka Amano's artwork, and CGI Scenes. The game also contains the Soul of Chaos Dungeons from the Dawn of Souls release and a new dungeon titled Labyrinth of Time in which the players HP constantly decreases as time passes. The player is able to exchange healing items in order to extend to the time limit, allowing them to delve deeper into the dungeon. The game was released April 19, 2007 in Japan and June 26, 2007 in North America.

Final Fantasy II Anniversary Edition[edit | edit source]


Celebrating the Final Fantasy series' 20th anniversary, Square-Enix has remade Final Fantasy II for the PlayStation Portable. The game features improved graphics, the new FMVs from Final Fantasy Origins, and the bonus quest and dungeons from Dawn of Souls. The game was released June 7, 2007 in Japan and July 24, 2007 in North America.