Final Fantasy Legend II retrospective: Gift of the MAGI | Game Boy Works #122

December 18, 2020 0 By retrogamingdev

Final Fantasy Legend II retrospective: Gift of the MAGI | Game Boy Works #122
The second entry in the Final Fantasy Legend series—or SaGa, if you prefer—amped up the features, narrative, mechanics, and overall design sensibilities of the groundbreaking first game. With new races, an elaborate cosmology, inventive dungeon design, an unconventional death mechanic, and all kinds of poorly explained gameplay systems to grapple with, Final Fantasy Legend II is in some respects a high point of the SaGa series. And with both a SaGa Game Boy compilation and remaster of SaGa Frontier for PlayStation due out in the near future, there’s no better time to get acquainted with this sometimes-baffling role-playing series that is well and truly here to stay… whether you like it or not.

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