Okay, first thing's first: This game is BEAUTIFUL. Like Joe said, it stands among the best looking games of all time. Also, this does have really good voice acting. The characters sound like actual beings, not just stiff things that talk. But, there is a catch; the story. Now, don't get me wrong, I found nothing faulty with the story, its just kinda hard to follow. For example, you're a la'cie(I hope that's how it's spelled!). However, many times during the gameplay, I had no clue which side I was on anymore. All in all, it's a good game, but one that just manages to step in the shadow of some of the other great FF games.