Posts Tagged ‘Final Fantasy V’

by Keith Crandell Jr.

*Editor’s Note: This review covers Dissidia and Dissidia 012*

Dissidia’s initial selling point was the conflict between ten heroes and villains from the numbered installments.



Final Fantasy V is the middle child of the series. Eclipsed by both IV and VI, it literally falls right between two of the best games the series has to offer. The SNES version of Final Fantasy V was released in Japan on December 6, 1992, and made its way to the United States in 1999 on the original Playstation system. This review covers the Gameboy Advance version that was released in 2006.


By Alex Schmitz 

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Final Fantasy is one of the most historic and well known series in gaming. It has been innovative not only in game play and storytelling, but also in gaming soundtracks. The legendary composer for most of the series, Nobuo Uematsu, has performed this music in orchestras around the world. I will be highlighting two great tracks from each numbered game in the series to show the breadth of the series’ musical accomplishments.

(Editor’s Note:  Want to listen to the track? Click on the song name!)