Final Fantasy series

Year (first game): 1987

Publisher: Square Enix

Developer: Square Enix

Creator: Hironobu Sakaguchi

Country: Japan

Genre: Role-playing

Platform: Various

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Final Fantasy I box art Image Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fantasy_(video_game)

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Box Art Final Fantasy XIV Image credit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fantasy_XIV

The ‘Final Fantasy’ series consists of science fiction, fantasy role-playing games (RPGs). It includes a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) and is supplemented by films, anime, print media, and a variety of other paratexts. It is also Square Enix’s best selling game series and currently has 14 installments (listed below).

LGBTQ  references in this game series:

Final Fantasy V (1992): Faris Scherwiz, Bartz Klauser

Final Fantasy VII (1997): Ambiguous Characters; Cross-Dressing; Mukki

Final Fantasy VIII (1999): Adel

Final Fantasy iX (2000): Quina Quen

Final Fantasy X (2001): Tidus, Brother and Wakka

Final Fantasy XIV (2014): Same-sex marriage, Gay NPC couple

See also QRM’s entry for this game.

Citations:

  1. Final Fantasy. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fantasy
  2. Final Fantasy (video game). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fantasy_(video_game)
  3. Vincent, B. (May 5, 2014). Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn Review. Retrieved from http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/final-fantasy-xiv-online-a-realm-reborn-review/1900-6415747