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Final Fantasy IV: The After Years
Getting on a bit
by Harry Slater 29/11/2013
Product: Final Fantasy IV: The After Years
Publisher: Square Enix
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is a bit of a rollercoaster. It slumps regularly, losing its way and giving in too easily to the worst aspects of the JRPG genre. But when it hits its peaks, it's as fine as any of the other early entries in the series.

Not that it can really be classed as an early entry. Originally released in 2008 for smartphones in Japan, this episodic sequel to Final Fantasy IV has been refitted with the same 3D engine that powers the iOS version of its predecessor and released in a single chunk. ...
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A strangely flat JRPG experience, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is one for fans of the series only
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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