FINAL FANTASY III -- now on iPad! First released in 1990, FINAL FANTASY III was the first title in the FINAL FANTASY series to become a million-seller, establishing once and for all that Square Enix's classic RPG saga was here to stay. The full 3D remake released in 2006 duplicated the original's success, selling over a million copies worldwide. FINAL FANTASY III was a hallmark of innovation for the entire series, from the job system that lets characters change classes at any time to the ability to summon powerful creatures such as Shiva and Bahamut. When darkness falls and the land is robbed of light, four youths are chosen by the crystals to set forth on a journey to save the world. -------------------------------------------- Game Features - New and improved 3D visuals and story sequences exclusive to the iPad - Smooth, intuitive touch-panel controls, as seen in Square Enix's iPhone RPGs - Quicker browsing through the monster bestiary and other game records - New visual designs for the Job Mastery Cards - User interface optimized for iPad play -------------------------------------------- CAUTION Please note that when updating to iOS 5, Quicksaves will be lost. Please make sure to save your game to a Slot before updating.
Great game, but please add support for controllers.
I mistakenly bought this game thinking it was a universal app and that I could use an MFI controller like on the iPhone version. Well, you can't. I can't fathom why Square-Enix would have controller support for a 4-6 inch screen display, but not for the larger iPad screen. I'm guessing they won't ever update this either. I also noticed the opening cutscene that plays in the beginning of the game menu is gone and it's just the word version. Not sure why they removed it but there's some really bonehead decisions going by on around here. Just beware before you purchase. Technically I should blame the Nimbus companion app for not clarifying that FFIII controller support is only on the iPhone, but yeah...
I just got the iPhone 7 plus and tried download all of the Final Fantasy versions to it finding out that this is iPad version is not supported unless I pay another $15 for no major difference. I'll still give it 4 of 5 stars because it is still a great game.
The game is great, and the cloud back up save works between the iPhone version and the iPad version, even though this game is not a universal app. I know the cloud back up save works because I accidentally bought the iPhone version to play on my iPad, thinking that it was a universal app just as the rest in the series on the App Store. I was using my mfi controller when I discovered that I bought the iPhone version, and the controller worked great. But since I wanted the iPad version, I contacted apple for a refund to buy the version I wanted. When I bought the iPad version, I was surprised that there was no controller support! I do not want to contact apple again for a refund in order to play a version with controller support, especially since the iPad is the more likely platform to use a controller with. In short, please add controller support to this great game. Thank you
The remaster itself is very good, however the game is still the most cheap final fantasy I have played out of about the 10 I have played. If you do not like level grinding, then this game definitely isn't for you, but even given that notion this game has some bosses that will 1-hit your entire party almost regardless of your level, if you are unlucky. Get final fantasy 5, it is a more balanced game that still keeps the job system but has less grinding and has much more fair boss battles.
Awesome gameplay, very happy with my purchase. Was a little standoffish to play this 3D version but I am very glad I did. Not a good game for those who hate level grinding because you have both character level and 23 job levels to master (though, you certainly don't HAVE to grind all jobs and character level to 99.) Well worth purchasing, any Final Fantasy fan will enjoy the game. Game mechanics are virtually flawless.
The iPhone version of the game has been updated with controller support and yet after so long the iPad version, which needs support for controller more than the iPhone version, still doesn't have it. It's sad that nowadays game developers focus so much on freemium games with basically no decent content, and do a crappy job with paid games that doesn't make money on user addictions.
This game worked very well on iPad. Easy to play and very fun.
Seems like it was specifically designed for a touch screen. Very simple and smooth. The only thing I would add is a similar battle system to DQVIII on iOS. In particular, to select the actions of the entire party at once. It's a pain to have to individually select every action of every character.
I must for ff fans. This plays very well on ipad