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Tokiko
03-13-2002, 11:48 AM
There. I donīt know whether youīve heard about it or not, but there are rumours and news going around that Square Europe will release FFV some time soon.
Now it is possible that they sell it along with a demo, just like FFVI came with a FFX demo. What game could that possibly be, if itīs true?
What do you think?
I donīt understand Squaresoft Europe. Canīt they just release FFX instead of throwing bits of FF Anthology at us? ;)

Bahamut ZERO
03-14-2002, 09:27 AM
It's interesting that it's taken Square so long to get around to releasing these old classic games in this country. I'm slowly getting through Final Fantasy VI (very slowly, my studies are preventing me from progressing as quickly as I'd like.) If the rumours are true, then I'm all for seeing these old games. I am in no rush to buying a Playstation 2 at the moment, due to financial reasons.

The next question is... Can we have Chrono Trigger, and others, released aswell?

Alexiel
03-14-2002, 03:59 PM
It could be possible... You never know. If you got FF6 over there, then i'm sure FF5 will be over there too in time..

IsephirothI
03-15-2002, 09:45 PM
maybe we might see ffv and ffiv packed together. but sad to say, i dont think we will see crono trigger.

Rabid Monkey
03-16-2002, 10:55 AM
I think a lot of it has to do with Square Japan and Square Europe butting heads. This same situation happened with Square USA and Square Japan while they were planning on releasing FF2 to the US, and due to it American's didn't see another FF until FF4.

Raidenex
03-16-2002, 11:47 PM
Final Fantasy VI was released on PAL format for one, I repeat one, reason only...

To make us pay for the Final Fantasy X demo. They can't legally sell demo discs, so they packaged it with a budget game. Not that i'm complaining; I'd just rather they release FFA over here as one slice, not chopped up.

Tokiko
03-28-2002, 06:40 AM
Okay, just for the record:
Allow me to quote [Only registered and activated users can see links]

"Following on the heels of the recent Final Fantasy VI PlayStation release in PAL territories, Square Europe has just announced plans to bring the PSone versions of FFIV and V across the ocean as well. It seems as though the two will be released in the same package together, as with the US Final Fantasy Anthology and Chronicles. No release date has yet been announced, but one should be forthcoming soon."


The good thing is obvious.
But think about it... the bad thing is: There goes my hope for FF Chronicles PAL. No Chrono Trigger for us. ;)

Raiden
03-30-2002, 04:22 PM
I would like to play FF4 and 5. I'm not to interested in CT though. But Square might release Tactics here some time soon (hope so. I've heard good things about it). They may release a CT/FFT pack. Well, it's a possiblity..... Or just release CT on it's own (if they do).

Anyway, hope they release them some time soon.

PuRiKaH
03-31-2002, 06:09 AM
<font color="4422BB"> if you want to play FF4 and 5 look in my sig... </font>

Surprentis
03-31-2002, 07:21 AM
Originally posted by Raiden
I would like to play FF4 and 5. I'm not to interested in CT though. But Square might release Tactics here some time soon (hope so. I've heard good things about it). They may release a CT/FFT pack. Well, it's a possiblity..... Or just release CT on it's own (if they do).

Anyway, hope they release them some time soon.


wow i feel bad for u guys u dont even have tactics??? man i feel so bad i wanna go buy u guys some of the american versions and ship em to all ya but i dont have the money to do it...

Tokiko
03-31-2002, 12:37 PM
Careful Purikah... and you might know that "possessing" gives a way better feeling than only "having" the game. At least to me, and I donīt know if you understand...

Too bad you do not have the money, Surprentis. Hehe, because that would be great. Well, Squaresoft, these lazy bums, there should be at least one person there interested in their fans. Because they do little, and what they do, they donīt do right.

Raiden
03-31-2002, 02:07 PM
Hmm, I'm not that interested in downloading ROMS. I've had bad experiences with them. I'd rather own the game itself.

rufus
04-03-2002, 12:11 PM
Ok, It's official!!! I read just now that FFIV and FFV will be released in Europe. It will be out on May 15th and is going to be called Final Fantasy Anthology: European Edition. No news about CT though.

Enkidoh
04-11-2002, 11:23 AM
Being an Australian gamer (and a PAL one at that) who's owned both the original US NTSC SNES and PSX versions, I was natuarally interested when I heard about the PAL releases of these classic games. Square Europe needed a game to fill in a huge hole in their release schedule as FFX was delayed again. Obviously, with FFVI's remarkable success, Square Europe have bitten the bullet and decided to release FFIV and V as well. So, with these on the way, perhaps it is just a matter of time before we also see Chrono Trigger here in '50 Hz' land' (another brillant game which I'm also very lucky to be able to own on the SNES).

Quote: "What is the meaning of this?! How dare you greet the princess like this!! Get that repulsive bug off the throne immediately and call the regent!!" Steiner, thinking Cid really is an oglop, FFIX.

Quote: "The sly eagle always hides his claws." Zidane, FFIX.

Quote: "You make me sick. Next time you want to play the hero, don't even bother calling me." Amarant, FFIX.

Quote: "You know nothing, and that is all." Garland, FFIX.

Raiden
04-11-2002, 03:22 PM
I will get FFA: EE, but they could have chosen a better time! 15th of may is about 2 weeks before FFX's release. As much as I want to get FFIV and V, FFX takes priority IMO, and to make it worse, FFVI's hard to find :mad: Oh well. I wonder if it'll be Ģ10 again? (probably not)

MogKnight
04-15-2002, 12:15 AM
Yup, you guys got it bad... really bad. Course... you could come to good ol' america. ^_^


It's kinda sad that you guys won't be able to experience the Chrono Series, they were great games for the PSX. Chrono Cross almost wouldn't have made it over here because of translation problems. Well... gotta deal with the cards you get ;_;

flamethrower
04-21-2002, 03:30 PM
if availible. and to all European players the chrono series is really Great on the PS1. But seeing How this is Draft Week end for the NFL I just had to stop by for a few Minutes Now that it is all over. and say Hi there.:D and wish everyone a Happy Sunday.

Tokiko
04-21-2002, 03:36 PM
Originally posted by Dj MogK'
Chrono Cross almost wouldn't have made it over here because of translation problems.

Ah, you refer to stupid excuse number 1.
Square claimed it was impossible to translate the game into the romanic languages and German... because the dialogue system was so special.

They later decided to make up another lame excuse, stupid excuse number 2 . This time it was the market. The game would not have sold at the European market. Obviously, they were thinking we were more interested in Saga Frontier 2 and Vagrant Story and Ehrgeiz. And Chocobo Racing, and all those hammer games that are still so very popular.

By the way, these so-called translation problems : Two rom hacking teams are currently translating the game into German and French. They do not seem to have problems. Surprising, eh? Square said it would be impossible.
Lazy bums.

Bahamut
04-23-2002, 04:20 AM
I found out that FFtactics is being released in the UK.............but for the GBA, not the PSX!:mad:

Epyon
04-24-2002, 01:19 AM
If they keep this up, though, and if we make a big enough demand, CT, FFT and FF through to FF3 might well be released over here, maybe on the PSX (makes more sense, since then they'd be appealing to a lerger market). OK, I'm writing them a letter. Right now.

Enkidoh
04-25-2002, 01:06 PM
FFI, II & III were re-released on Bandai's Wonderswan handheld recently in Japan only, so it's doubtful that they'll be released on the GBA. Still, I've heard rumours to that effect, but, so far only FF Tactics has been announced.

"So, you think a given name has meaning? Boy, you have been bewitched by the light of the blue moon." Garland, FFIX.

"What a bimbo!" Eiko, FFIX.

"I truely love you guys!" Kuja, FFIX.

"YEEUCK!! What the hell was in that dish?!" Disgruntled Doom Pub customer, FFIX.