- For 18 years, Square Enix had steadily released Final Fantasy titles, each with unrelated stories and characters, more so sticking to the Final Fantasy name in at least a story line sense, while obviously ignoring it when referring to their own titles.
In 2003 this ended, as for the first time in the series long tenure, Square Enix developed an extension to Final Fantasy X, with Final Fantasy X-2.
The game, despite series' fans and critics calling out the game for it's dress sense, received good reviews and had extremely healthy sales all around the world. Square Enix seemed to have done a successful job creating a sequel to a single Final Fantasy, and since that time, the games developer has decide to continue another Final Fantasy beyond its original release. That game is Final Fantasy VII.
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When originally announced to the world, fans response to word of a Final Fantasy VII sequel could be summed up as "Hysteria". A multitude of new fansites sprung up around the web, the overall excitement shown though these sites activity was off the chart.
The sequel, Advent Children, arrived in 2005/2006, in the form of a movie, rather than a full fledged game, but it didn't stop eager fans from enjoying it one bit. It was from here though, that this started...