Dissidia: Final Fantasy
|Dissidia Final Fantasy|
|Release Date|| December 18, 2008|
August 25, 2009
September 3, 2009
September 4, 2009
(INT) November 1, 2009
|Rating||CERO: C |
Dissidia Final Fantasy (ディシディア ファイナルファンタジー Dishidia Fainaru Fantajī) is a action RPG fighting game developed as a part of the Final Fantasy 20th Anniversary. The game was released for the PlayStation Portable in Japan on December 18, 2008; which is also the date where the first Final Fantasy was released in Japan. The game was later released in North America on August 25, 2009, Europe on September 4, 2009 and in Australia on September 3, 2009.
The game follows a collection of ten heroes and ten villains from the first ten installments of the Final Fantasy franchise, as well as secret unlockable characters from Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XII. The gods Chaos, the god of discord, and Cosmos, the goddess of harmony each have summoned ten warriors to fight against each other and the opposing god. Chaos and the villains have gained the upper hand in the war by seizing control of the ten crystals and now the heroes must recover these crystals and restore Cosmos before the worlds fall to evil.
The prequel to the game: Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, features new characters and arenas as well as the entire campaign of Dissidia: Final Fantasy.
Dissidia is a action fighting game, battles take place on fully rendered 3D areas with characters being able to move during battle. They can also interact with the enviornment, such as run up walls or grind railings. In battle, the player attacks their opponents using Brave Attacks and HP Attacks. Brave Attacks build up a characters bravery, the more bravery collected, the more damage the player will deal with a HP Attack. Players can also use Summons and are equipped prior to fighting. There are two appearances per summon, Auto and Manual. Auto acts under a certain condition, usually either a Break Attack or HP Attack. Manual must be triggered by pressing Circle + R.There are also a feature called EX Force. The EX Bar next to the character's portraits and HP Bars fills up by collecting EX Force or EX Cores that randomly pop up throughout the field. Once the EX Bar is filled, press Square + R to enter EX Mode. While in EX Mode, the EX Bar drains and will EX Mode will end once the bar has been fully depleted.
CharactersDissidia unites a total of 20 characters from the first ten installments of the main series, and a secret character from Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XII for a total of 22. Eleven characters each fight for Cosmos and Chaos.
- Warrior of Light - Final Fantasy
- Firion - Final Fantasy II
- Onion Knight - Final Fantasy III
- Cecil Harvey - Final Fantasy IV
- Bartz - Final Fantasy V
- Terra - Final Fantasy VI
- Cloud Strife - Final Fantasy VII
- Squall Leonhart - Final Fantasy VIII
- Zidane Tribal - Final Fantasy IX
- Tidus - Final Fantasy X
- Shantotto - Final Fantasy XI
- Garland - Final Fantasy
- The Emperor - Final Fantasy II
- Cloud of Darkness - Final Fantasy III
- Golbez - Final Fantasy IV
- Exdeath - Final Fantasy V
- Kefka Palazzo - Final Fantasy VI
- Sephiroth - Final Fantasy VII
- Ultimecia - Final Fantasy VIII
- Kuja - Final Fantasy IX
- Jecht - Final Fantasy X
- Gabranth - Final Fantasy XII