Final Fantasy Rinoa And Squall
Final Fantasy has spawned numerous spin-offs and metaseries. Several are in fact, not Final Fantasy games, but were rebranded for North American release. Examples include the SaGa series, rebranded The Final Fantasy Legend, and its two sequels, Final Fantasy Legend II and Final Fantasy Legend III. Final Fantasy Adventure is another rename, changed from its original Japanese title, Seiken Densetsu (lit. Holy Sword Legend). Seiken Densetsu 2 was then re-branded as Secret of Mana in the US Mana series. Final Fantasy Mystic Quest was specifically developed for a United States audience, and Final Fantasy Tactics is a tactical RPG that features many references and themes found in the series. The spin-off Chocobo series, Crystal Chronicles series, and Kingdom Hearts series also include multiple Final Fantasy elements. In 2003, the Final Fantasy series' first direct sequel, Final Fantasy X-2, was released. Final Fantasy XIII was originally intended to stand on its own, but the team wanted to explore the world, characters and mythos more, resulting in the development and release of two sequels in 2011 and 2013 respectively, creating the series' first official trilogy. Dissidia Final Fantasy was released in 2009, a fighting game that features heroes and villains from the first ten games of the main series. It was followed by a prequel in 2011. Other spin-offs have taken the form of subseriesâCompilation of Final Fantasy VII, Ivalice Alliance, and Fabula Nova Crystallis Final Fantasy. In 2013 (2014 in US & Europe) Square Enix released Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster an updated version of the two games for PS3 and PS Vita with a PS4 version released in May 2015.