It usually goes one of two ways for people when it comes to the prolificย Final Fantasyย series. ย Most have either never bothered dipping their toes, or have already obsessively played large chunks of their games. ย The release ofย Final Fantasy XVย was something I greatly looked forward to, being a firm member of the latter camp. ย Of course, i’m far from the only one. ย Its announcement, ten years ago, has caused a rich lather of anticipation. ย From ridiculously impressive gameplay videos to an entire cinematic offshoot, we’ve had plenty of time to let excitement take hold. ย While it’s easy to go into things with a cynical mindset post-No Man’s Sky, just how much does the end product live up to expectations?…   [continue reading]