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Review Scores

VGChartz Score
9.0
                         

Presentation - 9.5
Gameplay - 8.5
Value - 9.0

Ratings

     

Alternative Names

ファイナルファンタジー XIII

Developer

Square Enix

Genre

Role-Playing

Other Versions

X360

Release Dates

03/09/10 Square Enix
12/17/09 Square Enix
03/09/10 Square Enix

Community Stats

Owners: 1,010
Tracked: 31
Wishlist: 102
Now Playing: 79

Final Fantasy XIII Reviews

Critic Reviews

1up Read Review A- 05th Mar 2010
CheatCodeCentral Read Review 4.5 out of 5 09th Mar 2010
Edge Read Review 5 out of 10 05th Mar 2010
Eurogamer Read Review 8 out of 10 05th Mar 2010
Game Informer Read Review 9.25 out of 10 06th Mar 2010
Gamepro Read Review 4 out of 5 05th Mar 2010
Games Master UK Print Magazine 76 out of 100 03rd Mar 2010
Gamespot Read Review 8.5 out of 10 05th Mar 2010
Gamespy Read Review 4.5 out of 5 05th Mar 2010
Gametrailers Read Review 8.6 out of 10 05th Mar 2010
GiantBomb Read Review 3 out of 5 03rd Apr 2010
IGN Read Review 8.9 out of 10 09th Mar 2010
VideoGamer Read Review 7 out of 10 05th Mar 2010

User Reviews

9.8

Review rating: 80.0%
of 5 votes

Puts the "AWE" in Awesome!

A review from someone new to the series, but someone who is a WRPG Veteran.

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9.9

Review rating: 80.0%
of 5 votes

Final Fantasy XIII

Square Enix dose it again 4 Years after it's first showning at E3 2006 Final Fantasy XIII has has arrived to take the mantel as not only my JRPG of the HD Gen but my Game of the HD Gen.

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9.8

Review rating: 75.0%
of 4 votes

Final Fantasy XIII Reveiw

Is the latest installment in this epic series one to remember or something that should be forgoten. (sorry for bas spelling :P

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9.7

Review rating: 62.5%
of 8 votes

Final Fantasy XIII - Review

Yet another fantastic Final Fantasy game from Square.

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9.0

Review rating: 60.0%
of 5 votes

When I close my eyes, I still see it.

Don't want to ruin the story.

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9.5

Review rating: 60.0%
of 5 votes

A New Final Fantasy.

This game is very good. It tries different methods of storytelling some good some bad. But I'm happy they tried to change the way it was told. The battlesystem is also change. For me it was the bette

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10.0

Review rating: 57.1%
of 7 votes

Final Fantasy at first glance

This game is amazing and has already taken its place among its predecessors, with smooth battles, beautiful game play, and a story to captivate any audience. A simplified yet powerful experience.

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9.0

Review rating: 50.0%
of 4 votes

A little break from the past

The game creators have strayed a bit but it is still fun to play.

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8.0

Review rating: 50.0%
of 4 votes

It doesn't live up to long time Final Fantasy players expectations

As this has been 20 years for a seriously long franchise, its hard to give a fair review as how XIII compares with its predecessors

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10.0

Review rating: 50.0%
of 6 votes

The Fantasy Is Never Final!

The first Final Fantasy games on the Playstation and Playstation 2 (VII and X) were both amazing - naturally there is a lot of pressure on XIII to continue the tradition, and of course it does!

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1.8

Review rating: 42.9%
of 7 votes

What happen Square Enix? this is not a Final Fantasy

"Because players are presented with multiple different situations on the field, in a lot of senses FFXIII is more like an FPS than an RPG," says director Motomu Toriyama. I agree

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7.0

Review rating: 40.0%
of 5 votes

Final Fantasy

from one who hasn't played a great deal of the series

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8.5

Review rating: 33.3%
of 6 votes

Great battle control, great graphic but bit linear.


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5.0

Review rating: 28.6%
of 7 votes

average

a very average game. i had high hopes for this game and its just not lived up to it.

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Sales History

Total Sales
1.87m
Japan
1.75m
NA
1.23m
Europe
0.51m
Others
5.35m
Total
1 1,464,964 n/a n/a 0 1,464,964
2 179,951 n/a n/a 0 179,951
3 107,330 n/a n/a 0 107,330
4 33,571 n/a n/a 0 33,571
5 16,595 n/a n/a 0 16,595
6 7,268 n/a n/a 0 7,268
7 5,256 n/a n/a 0 5,256
8 3,720 n/a n/a 0 3,720
9 3,517 n/a n/a 0 3,517
10 2,147 n/a n/a 0 2,147

Opinion (832)

COKTOE posted 09/09/2017, 01:18
A fantastic entry in the series, with it's main flaw being that it takes a very long time for the combat to reveal it's greatness. Makes FF VII look like a pile of oily rags. Set that shit on fire and give FF XIII a try. Before long, you'll be glad Aeris is dead.
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Dadrik posted 05/12/2016, 12:39
Combat was pretty aight, graphics were great, musics were godlike, game was pretty long, but the thing is that the game takes pretty much 25 hours to actually take off and feel like an actual FF game. And it still has meh characters and an average story.

The game isn't THAT awful, but it's certainly painful to play at times, since we know it might end up be great, but we have to stick through hours of ultralinear gameplay before it finally gets interesting.

FF X was very linear too at the beginning, but it at least made up for it with a great story and a shorter "intro", imo.
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VXIII posted 09/01/2016, 05:01
The 4th best selling in the franchise ( 7.45M ) behind VII, X, and VIII .That is without counting the PC version.
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fatslob-:O posted 31/07/2015, 07:32
Looking back I can say it was a great game ... :)
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ExplodingBlock posted 19/06/2015, 09:34
Walk in a straight line, fight easy battle. Repeat
There you go, the entire game in one sentence
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TrevDaRev posted 26/09/2013, 01:24
19th PS3 '5' million seller.
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