Over the past few days, you might have seen rumblings that Final Fantasy Mystic Quest, a game released for the Super Nintendo back in 1992, is getting an official remake. Turns out that's not entirely true.
In today's Speak Up on Kotaku side-story tailored especially for beginning readers, commenter Daemon_Gildas suggests Square Enix tap the most reviled entry in the storied Final Fantasy series for its next all-star fighting tournament.
In 1992 Square released a special simplified Final Fantasy game on the Super Nintendo in hopes of popularizing the role-playing genre with the masses. It did not work. Now it's on the Wii Virtual Console.
Arche from Tales of Phantasia kind of reminds me of Pikachu from Super Smash Bros. what with her ability to call down lighting. The other combatants in these Tales of VS gameplay vids — Asch, Cless, Chester and Caius — also look cool. But when it comes to fighting games, I like my characters cheap and airborne.