Final Fantasy VI

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Final Fantasy VI was the sixth installment to the Final Fantasy series and proved to be a landmark game for the entire RPG genre. It was released as Final Fantasy III in the U.S. to stay sequential to the previous release (FFIV).

The game has 14 playable characters, which was the biggest cast yet in any Final Fantasy. Much like Final Fantsay IV, the character's classes were unchangeable, however, you can equip a new magic/skill system called Espers and learn new abilities. The game was a huge hit and helped lift the series into the public eye, to this day many RPG and FF fans alike consider this one of the best in the series.

Many centuries have passed since the war. Civilizations have been rebuilt with iron, machines, and technology. For years the Espers have existed only in ancient legends. Now an Esper has been discovered and the forces of magic are beginning to return. The risk of another, more devasting war is about to surface... More

Game Summary

Final Fantasy VI Details
Release Dates and
Super Nintendo
04-02-1994 (JP)

03-11-1999 (JP)
09-30-1999 (US)

Gameboy Advance
11-30-2006 (JP)
02-05-07 (US)
Virtual Console
03-05-2011 (JP)

PSX Network
04-20-2011 (JP)
12-06-2011 (US)

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News and Updates

Final Fantasy 6 and Secret of Mana join Wii U Virtual Console

Although the release will only be in Japan, we suspect that these classics will also be released in North America sometime in the near future!

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