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Final Fantasy XIII is a 50-hour-plus RPG endurance run. We understand that you may have tuckered out long before the gaming conclusion, so we’re here to spoil it for you. FF XIII’s ending was an odd one, and it’s definitely worth watching even if you don’t know what the hell is going on with the story; even if you played the game in one sitting, you might not know what’s up with the story. If you want the ending spoiled for you, we’ve got it all right here along with our own opinions on theconclusion.
Join Joe Juba and I as we show you the very long ending of Final Fantasy XIII and have some thought-provoking discussion. If you’ve already seen the ending, skip ahead to 31:35 to see just the discussion.
Bonus game: Can you count how many oddball faces Joe makes?
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Thank god, there was no way in hell i was ever going to finish this Game!!! Not because it was too long, or too hard, But I own every other FF except 7,8,and 11 (yes, even X-2), and I had to go back and play those to see why I even liked the series after wasting 40+ hours on FFXIII. IMHO, it was that bad. Don't try and tell me it was just as linear as the others. They at least had optional bosses, summons/espers/aeons to find, and if you stopped playing for a month, there was a chance you could forget where the hell you were going. A great battle system doesn't make up for the rest of the game. Hopefully, in 6 years, i'll still be playing games and FFXV will be worthy of a purchase rather than a rental. The only good thing I can really say about the game is that I got a Chocobo for my Xbox Live avatar. Now, i let the retaliation commence.............
I played the first 2 hours of this game on PS3 and than stopped. I couldn't get into the characters (worst cast ever in an FF game IMO), so to me it didn't seem like the story would be worth playing through. And after watching this ending, I can see I was right.
And since Joe's usual face is one long odd-ball expression, I counted it as one.
j/k Joe =)
Well, I was extremely disappointed with the melodramatic and very overly emotional story. The ending was extremely confusing, but I did like how the planet looked like the cover.
The gameplay was unique and challenging. Overall, the game just lacks replay value for me.
Joe made about 15 odd ball faces.
I really don't think Square has made a good, original story since FFX. That was the last one of their games where I was really on the edge of my seat... not being able to wait to see what happened next. FFXII's story bored me..... even FFXI had the potential to have a great story but it seemed they decided to not bother.
Square used to be the RPG king.... but their inability to adapt, just putting out more of the same, has laid way for companies like Bioware to take that crown.
Hell... even their new MMO is more or less a copy of their old one.... put some originality in it
That's so disappointing, because I just made it past Gran Pulse. And I'm still really enjoying the game. I can't believe Vanille and Fang return to crystal stasis. I should've just waited to watch this.
Yes the ending was confusing...and a couple of the characters (Vanille) are so annoying, but like Joe said the combat and gameplay is awesome! I spent so much time levling up my party because I thought that was some of the high points of this game!
The ending of this one was almost conflicting to me. I thought the story, in general, was pretty shallow. Square tried to put in a lot of character development, but they tried cramming into EVERY cut scene to the point where you couldn't really care for it. It got almost cheesy and annoying at points, and I never really connected with the characters (that said, some parts were still somewhat compelling). But, even thought there were plot-holes abounding in the end cut scene, something about it still left me feeling happy about it. Sort of.
I have to agree that the ending was weak, compared to past games. I know that they're capable of doing better, and while i was not expecting a golden egg, i expected at least bronze or silver. I will admit i did shed a small tear for sazh and his son, but that was more likely for personal issues than anything else. Besides that it just annoyed me.
I like the part where monster connects moon with planet, but if that happened wouldnt cause massive damage to the ocean since the ocean waves come from the moon pulling?
Is it me or is Joe's face always in an oddball expression?
fang and vanille should have just put their hands together and summoned Ultimate Alexander to kick some Orphan ass and then sacrifice itself to save the world. that way all the main characters live and it gives an extra treat to FF9 fans.
4 oddball faces
Great graphics, terrible sound, and weird.
Yeah, the ending was a little...out there, but I really enjoyed the rest of the game. I loved most of the characters and the battle system was fast and fun. I liked it, but I can understand why some people didn't.
nope i guess not i cant watch it the video player does not work right i can hear it but nothing moves
No offense to the fans, but I really hated this game. I played for about ten minutes and lost interest, and that doesn't happen a lot to me.
I can't watch this until I finish the game. Borrowing it from my cool friend, Bob Phan.
I busted out laughing.
also, Sazh is the only likeable character in this game. He's incredibly awesome and the FF13 sequel should be all about him.
I think this was one of the most confusing endings that I have came to. Even after all of this I still don't quite grasp the whole meaning of it. Sigh.