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  • 12:26:24 am on March 10, 2010 | 0
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    Timeless Final Fantasy series approaches thirteenth installment, but what makes it stand apart?

    Though it’s hard to believe these days, the original game — and its increasingly inaccurate “Final” moniker — was intended as publisher Square’s last-ditch effort to stave off bankruptcy. Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987, it proved a colossal success in its native Japan. Western audiences wouldn’t receive the game until 1990, and ultimately drove it to sales numbers that topped the two million mark, cementing Square’s future as a key international publisher.

    read more http://videogames.yahoo.com/events/plugged-in/timeless-final-fantasy-series-approaches-thirteenth-installment-but-what-makes-it-stand-apart-/1391040

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