Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles (ファイナルファンタジー クリスタルクロニクル, Fainaru Fantajī Kurisutaru Kuronikuru?) is a 2003 action role-playing game for the Nintendo GameCube. It was published by Nintendo and developed by The Game Designers Studio, a shell corporation for Square Enix's Product Development Division-2. A spin-off of the Final Fantasy series, the game spawned a metaseries of the same name. It was released in Japan on August 8, 2003; in North America on February 9, 2004 and in Europe and Australia on March 12, 2004.

Many new gameplay elements were included in this game, such as real-time fighting, as well as being the first role-playing video game to incorporate GameCube-Game Boy Advance compatibility. The music was composed by Kumi Tanioka. The game was greeted with good reviews overall, with many calling the graphics beautiful and the multiplayer design innovative. Three further Crystal Chronicles games have been released (chronologically, two sequels, one distant prequel, and two more); one for the Wii was released, and one for the WiiWare download service is in development, making Crystal Chronicles a sub-series of the Final Fantasy series.

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