Total Nerd The Best Final Fantasy Games  

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List Rules Game must be part of the Final Fantasy series, regardless of console.

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series of RPGs have been delighting gamers since the first one came out on the NES in 1987, but what are the best Final Fantasy games? To find out, gamers have ranked all Final Fantasy games in this list, which includes the main numbered releases and side games. It doesn’t matter if the game is on console, portable, and mobile games as long as it is a Final Fantasy game.

What makes a good Final Fantasy game? Is it the story, the characters, or the gameplay? The answer is that it is a combination of those three things and more. The best Final Fantasy games will have memorable characters such as Sephiroth and amazing settings, such as Zanarkand. Of course there are the great minigames as well, like Blitzball in Final Fantasy X or Triple Triad in Final Fantasy 8.

Though the Final Fantasy franchise has been around since 1987, sequels are still being made and the franchise will likely continue to thrive well into the future. And unlike many other long-lived video game franchises, Final Fantasy hasn’t gone down in quality with age. Whether you’re playing the newest Final Fantasy or a classic, you’re bound to have a good time.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Final Fantasy games?" or "What is the best Final Fantasy game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.
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892 417
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

2
771 344
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

3
848 328
Final Fantasy IX is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

4
1,005 430
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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836 319
Final Fantasy VIII is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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423 262
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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528 317
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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491 218
Final Fantasy Tactics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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274 224
Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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401 219
Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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250 241
Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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206 233
Final Fantasy III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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318 210
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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247 341
Final Fantasy XIII is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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140 214
Final Fantasy II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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145 159
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reb... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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211 245
Final Fantasy X-2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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229 133
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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160 156
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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176 144
Final Fantasy Anthology is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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172 165
Dissidia Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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178 156
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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154 185
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fanta... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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163 223
Final Fantasy XIII-2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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102 87
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games
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115 167
Final Fantasy Type-0 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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118 138
Final Fantasy Origins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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106 129
Final Fantasy I-II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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72 136
Final Fantasy IV: The After Ye... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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89 139
Lightning Returns: Final Fanta... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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80 103
Final Fantasy Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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79 134
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wi... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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85 165
Final Fantasy XI is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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68 179
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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66 116
Final Fantasy Collection is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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71 131
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grim... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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46 131
Final Fantasy Adventure is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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69 132
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicl... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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32 119
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicl... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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60 134
Before Crisis: Final Fantasy V... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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56 121
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games
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46 123
Final Fantasy Legend II is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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37 114
Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Pr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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37 120
Final Fantasy Legend III is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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36 117
Final Fantasy XI: Treasures of... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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33 105
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicl... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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35 112
Final Fantasy XI: Rise of the ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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34 115
The Final Fantasy Legend is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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32 110
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicl... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games

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26 105
Final Fantasy Dimensions is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Final Fantasy Games
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