Final Fantasy II
Nintendo Entertainment System
No Alternate Title
|Patching Information||Requires Custom Patcher|
|Game Date||17 December 1988|
|Release Date||18 Aug 1998|
|Last Modified||19 January 2016|
It’s a Final Fantasy game! Final Fantasy 2 has all the things you’ve come to expect from the series: music, plot, pretty well-done character designs.. What’s not to like? Well, I’ll tell you. The experience/level system is done away with in FF2, and replaced with a SaGa-like system in which your character only improves in the skills that you actually use. Granted, it’s very different, and you’ll either like it or hate it. I really couldn’t stand it the first time I played the game, but now I actually kind of like it, although it makes the game drag on a LOT in places. Of course, FF2 has numerous things that can be exploited, allowing for all kinds of cheating (some prefer the term “time-savers”) to take place.. such as making an attack and then cancelling it, attacking your own teammates to raise their HP, and.. Well I can’t think of anything else. Anyway, if you like this sort of thing, by all means try it out, since it is definitely a good game.
Oct. 20th 2010 Addendum - Parasyte’s Addendum Patch was released May. 30th 2004 and fixes the problem in modern emulators of graphic glitching instead of the fade effect. This is an unofficial addendum patch. It should be applied on top of an already patched ROM.
Apparently this translation takes great liberties in terms of dialogue; I’m not sure of course, it’s just what I’ve heard from various people. Regardless, it’s in English, and I certainly don’t mind what’s done with it, as long as the “spirit” is preserved.
And anyone who tells you that the new intro isn’t cool is just plain wrong.
ROM / ISO Information:
- Final Fantasy II (J) [!].nes - NOINTRO
- CRC32: B7327510
- MD5: 74669F264DF775499830F9E6FB60A1E7
- SHA-1: 1A9E01A29472F1161BD16E1B4D76994346A505F6
- SHA-256: D315A546B7E8C8D604F19DD00C98ED7C2571125414EC9BDFB82E3A9894C90C67