[16], On August 1, 2008, Square Enix issued a press release announcing that Final Fantasy IV: The After Years had reached a benchmark of one million downloads (not including downloads of the free prologue chapter) in the first five months following its initial release. 0. Infiltrating the castle through the waterway, Ceodore finds Cid's airship missing and concludes the castle's inhabitants have been supplanted by monster impostors, while the Hooded Man briefly encounters "Cecil". Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, the direct sequel to FFIV, will come to Steam on May 12, Square Enix announced today. Edge bands together with Rydia to defeat Ifrit with Rubicante's Inferno skill and upon Ifrit's defeat, he rejoins Rydia. A few edits have been made to the English version, including the modification of Ceodore's official character artwork to Westernize his face, as well as alterations to several female characters in order to make their clothing less revealing. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (ファイナルファンタジーIV ジ・アフターイヤーズ -月の帰還-, Fainaru Fantajī IV Ji Afutā Iyāzu - Tsuki no Kikan -?, lit. The game is compatible with phones from the DoCoMo 903i series and higher. The airship crashes killing everyone but Ceodore. Edge leaves Eblan Castle for Mist. [4], When remaking Final Fantasy IV for the DS, and coming up with the sequel, the developers thought it would be possible to create a sequel based on a change of generations. Tokita, who had grown attached to the characters, having also previously worked as scenario writer for the original game, decided that releasing the sequel in mobile format would be a good idea, as it would allow players to access the game only a short while after completing the DS remake. These were followed by a semifinal installment, "Shūketsu Hen 'Tsuki no Inryoku'" (lit. She resurrected Zeromus himself, and Golbez and Fusoya fought him. Izayoi, disguised as one of the women present, laughs. The party journeys to Baron Castle where they break the force field. Wishing to conduct experiments regarding the evolution of life it created a host of Crystals capable of recording the history of a world and distributed them upon planets which held the promise of life. The Japanese WiiWare port and PlayStation Portable compilation Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection later adapted the Western title, renaming the game to Final Fantasy IV the After Years: Tsuki no Kikan[b]. The group battles their way to the castle's ramparts, when Cecil, sure that Baron will fall, orders Cid to take Rosa and retreat. Ceodore's artwork was altered for the game's American version. Originally released in Japan as a mobile game in 2008, an enhanced WiiWare port of the title was released in North America, Europe and Japan in 2009. After the battle, Cecil thanks Golbez and the party, and heads to a warp tile. The game makes numerous allusions to the original Final Fantasy IV in its plot structure. Edge sets out to infiltrate the Tower of Babil where the Eblan Four appear one by one to assist him. Hobs to train on her own, where she witnesses the Red Wings approaching Fabul. A sequel to the events of Final Fantasy IV focusing on the adventures of Ceodore, son of Cecil and Rosa. Some Bands are learned in accordance with a story event, while others are learned by the player manually inputting commands in battleto discover them. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years was originally released for the NTT Docomo FOMA 903i series of phones, and later released for au EZ Web on May 15, 2008 and Yahoo! The monsters besiege the Baron Castle from an unknown source and as Cecil and Rosa fight the horde to defend their kingdom, they determine the monsters are attacking from above. RPG The story begins as characters from the original game begin to notice the re-appearance of the second moon. [4] Largely utilizing assets, locations, and mechanics from its predecessor, the title nevertheless incorporates higher quality character graphics and several new gameplay systems. A Steam version for Windows has been released on May 12, 2015. Its initial mobile release in 2008 for Japanese feature phone users was under the title Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan[a]. They plan to disarm all weapons. Rather than create a packaged version, which would take one to two years of development, the team wanted something the players of Final Fantasy IV DS version could play right after finishing it. Square Enix published a novelization of the game in Japan in March 2009. They return to Baron Castle to find it sealed by a magical force field. Originally designed for Japanese cell phones as Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is a sequel that retreads every single plot point from the original game, except worse.. [5] Square Enix also trademarked The After Years in Europe, hinting at a release in that territory as well. ", "Official United Kingdom Final Fantasy IV: The After Years site", "FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS on Steam", "Final Fantasy IV: The After Years for Wii Reviews", "Final Fantasy IV: The After Years for iPhone/iPad Reviews", "iモード/EZweb対応の携帯電話向けロールプレイングゲーム「ファイナルファンタジーIV ジ・アフター -月の帰還-」配信開始から5ヶ月間で、有料版100万ダウンロード達成!", "Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Review", "Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Review for Wii", "Forget Mystic Quest. The Troia priestesses offer Leonora a position, but she declines. Kain, Ceodore, Rosa and Edward continue on their way to meet Cecil as the first episode ends. Some time ago, on the Red Moon, Golbez noticed Fusoya missing. "Gathering Tale: Gravitation of the Moon"), which required that the player has completed the supplemental "Kain's Tale". In Kaipo, Yang and Ursula are found passed out. This version of Final Fantasy IV: The After Years launched sooner than what Square Enix initially announced. Realizing he is now the last of the Red Wings, he sets out on the long journey home. As the Red Wings set off, the game cuts to Baron, where Cecil, Rosa, and Cid are defending the city from an onslaught of monsters. Final Fantasy IV The After Years: Return of the Moon) is a sequel to Final Fantasy IV, originally released for Japanese mobile phones on February 18, 2008. The Gathering Chapter and both parts of the Final Chapter were bundled together for 800 points. Certain rare monsters also only appear during certain lunar phases. Once the Dark Knight is defeated, Cecil returns to the Light. She discusses her desires to become independent when the Elder asks why she did not accompany him, but they are interrupted when he senses a disruption. As his test begins, he descends into a cave to obtain the Knight's Emblem, which turns out to be a rat's tail. Damcyan has been rebuilt. Edward fetches a sand pearl from the Antlion's Den to cure Harley without the Damcyan guards' assistance. By releasing it in episodic format, he also hoped that players would anticipate future chapters in much the same way as an anime or manga series, rather than tiring of the game after completing it all at once. Publishers It was then released in 2011 on the PSP, as part of Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection. Ratings Biggs and Wedge's spirits appear behind Kain as he warns Ceodore they would be disappointed if he whines. Venturing further, they encounter an entity known as The Creator. "Last Chapter Part One 'The True Moon'") and "Shūshō Kōhen 'Hoshikui'" (lit. After being attacked by a Mother Bomb and rescued by her father, the pair returns to Fabul where they find the Red Wings attempting to steal the Crystal. Eventually, he kidnaps Rosa as well, stating that he is planning to kill Cecil so he can have Rosa for himself. Keitai on November 4th, 2008. It deems the Blue Planet's races evolutionary failures whose continued existence cannot be permitted, and, like the worlds of other inferior races, attempts to devour the Blue Planet with the True Moon, which is revealed to be the remains of a space fleet once manned by the Creator's race. The original final fantasy IV on the snes was amazing and ive bought and played through the after years and i have to say its amazing as well, the game gets a 9/10 from me 0 72 The two leave the castle and travel through Mist Cave, chased by the impostor soldiers on the king's orders. Rydia and Luca flee the Underworld aboard the Falcon and retreat to Agart for repairs. Pausing only to rescue the child Maenad, the party retreats as The Creator pursues them and multiple Maenads appear to protect the party and the child Maenad. They encounter Kain and the captured Rosa in Castle Damcyan and upon confronting Kain, discern he is Kain's dark half who defeated his light half (the Hooded Man) on Mount Ordeals. What’s The Difference Between Making Final Fantasy Now And 20 Years Ago? It is a direct sequel to Final Fantasy IV, taking place 17 years after that game (roughly the same amount of … Release dates After climbing back up through Agart's well, Porom appears briefly to assist them by casting Float on everybody, rendering Titan defeatable. is a Japanese role-playing game developed by Matrix Software and published by Square Enix, and is the sequel to Final Fantasy IV. The game was originally released episodically for cell phones in Japan before being rebuilt as a WiiWare title for international release. The Hooded Man (Kain) regains his Jump ability, equips his lance, and defeats his dark half. The party engages The Creator and after defeating it, the area begins to explode. Services for feature phones in Japan were discontinued March 31, 2018 (JST) along with other titles in the Square Enix Mobile portfolio. This is a deliberate homage, as Final Fantasy IV also has Biggs and Wedge and a Darth Vader type character. Ordeals with a Black and White Mage to track down Kain. Like the earlier cellphone game Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-, the game was released in an episodic format, with a series of thirteen chapters (or nine tales on the Wii) from February 18th to December 24th, 2008. Along the way, he gathers the Crystals of Air, Earth, Fire and Water at the request of the Mysterious Woman. Edge tells everyone to flee so he may take Ifrit on by himself, but is defeated. Once the party reach the lowermost depths of the second moon, they discover that the Mysterious Woman is not a single individual, but an entire race of identical women called "Maenads". In the crater dungeon the eight Crystals are scattered about and each contains a boss fight. [8][9], Final Fantasy IV: The After Years uses most of the gameplay features of Final Fantasy IV, including random encounters and the Active Time Battle (ATB) system, which originated with Final Fantasy IV. Wedge and Biggs explain that the purpose of the test was to show him that he already had what it takes to be a Red Wing, he just needed to prove it to himself. This can force players to create new battle strategies, though the moon phases also affect enemies. Much of Nobuo Uematsu's original musical for Final Fantasy IV is also included, although new compositions are also used. There are five characters in a party, and many elements from the Final Fantasy IV battle system are added, along with some new features. Palom and Leonora capture a black chocobo and travel to the Lodestone Cavern. Keitai on November 4, 2008. This is a collectible guide aimed to help you get 100% achievements. When found and confronted by the Elder, Palom revealed his desire to follow in Tellah's footsteps, and the Elder agreed to let him follow his dream. They locate Kain and, after explaining the situation and having a brief disagreement, set out to Mysidia together and find it under attack by the Mysterious Girl. Classic characters make their return alongside several new heroes, such as Ceodore, son of Cecil and Rosa. The Creator mass-produced and dispatched the Maenads to recover the Crystals. A 3D remake in the same vein as the 3D remake of Final Fantasy IV was released for iOS and Android on November 24, 2013. A New Moon Leads To A New Destiny. They board the airship with Luca and Cid as they head off to Damcyan meet Edward and Cecil to gather materials. They find the kingdom is safe, though the soldiers are acting strangely and refuse to let Ceodore into Baron Castle. The Man in Black boards the Falcon and urges the pair to travel to the Tower of Babil before history repeats itself. Meanwhile, Ceodore's party makes its way over the Mist mountain range to Damcyan. As the two prepare to traverse the mountains east of Mist Village in hopes of losing their pursuers, the Hooded Man reveals he is searching for a former Dragoon of Baron, vowing to defeat him even at the cost of his own life. By this stage, the second moon is getting closer to the Blue Planet and the party realize they have to find a way to stop it. They enter a cave and find some of the material they need to fix the Falcon and scrap Calca and Brina for the remaining parts (in an alternate scene, if the player found a Mythril Nut, Mythril Spring, and Mythril Bolt, the Falcon will be completely fixed and Calca and Brina are repaired). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Rydia's party (with Luca, Edge, and Golbez) notice the moon turning crimson and approaching the Earth, with meteors damaging the planet. Take part in the epic sequel that unfolds nearly two decades after the events of FINAL FANTASY IV. Follow 8995. The game was initially released outside of Japan as WiiWare in nine chapters. Rosa and Cecil think of Golbez, who has taken the Lunar Whale to look for Fusoya and the other Lunarians. Final Fantasy X-2 is a frightening example. The remake version for iOS and Android is based upon the Final Fantasy IV remake made of Final Fantasy IV on the DS, but the The After Years version is a refined version of the original engine. As he dies from a final Meteor spell cast by a Maenad, The Creator thanks the party and perishes. The English localization follows the precedents set by the DS remake of Final Fantasy IV, featuring similar writing and making use of the same translations of names and terminology. [23] Jason Schreier of Kotaku also gave the game an extremely negative review, calling it "the worst Final Fantasy game. Instead of being episodic, the new version is in a single package. The True Moon leaves the planet's orbit and the Lunar Whale returns to Earth with the party intact, along with the child Maenad. The complete game was bundled with Final Fantasy IV and a new scenario (Final Fantasy IV: Interlude) as the PlayStation Portable compilation Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, released in 2011. When the Mysterious Girl threatens to shatter Palom's body to obtain the Crystal, Leonora attempts to fight her off. [14] This was confirmed with the opening of the official site, which provided a PEGI rating for the title.[15]. The game was originally released for the NTT Docomo FOMA 903i series of phones, and later released for au EZ Web on May 15th, 2008, and Yahoo! Summary: [WiiWare] FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS is the sequel to the hit RPG FINAL FANTASY IV. Mobile Phones February 18, 2008WiiWare June 1, 2009 June 5, 2009 July 21, 2009PlayStation Portable March 24, 2011/ April, 19 2011 April 22, 2011PlayStation Network: April 22, 2011iOS & AndroidNovember 24, 2013[1][2]PCMay 12, 2015[3] It is a somewhat less manga-esque face than in the Japanese version. As the two head toward Mysidia, the game intercuts to Mt. The party tries to enter Baron Castle but it is guarded by an Eidolon's force field. In Mysidia, the party fights Ramuh and recruits Porom. The Mysterious Girl agrees and vanishes, and Kain leaps away, ignoring Porom. ", "FFIV Sequel Coming Here As Final Fantasy IV: The After Years? Ceodore is a nervous young man who is afraid he will never step out of the shadow of his famous parents. The game's feel remained similar to Final Fantasy IV, with sprites being used rather than 3D graphics. Tsukinowa, disguised as a frog, is keeping watch. The members of The Eblan Four—a group of Ninja under Edge's command, have witnessed and survived the attacks lead by Kain and the Mysterious Girl: Gekkou was entrenched with Yang's monks, Zangetsu was with the dwarves, Izayoi was disguised as a Troian priestess, and Tsukinowa was among the mages of Mysidia. When a command's power is decreased, the command will be shown in red. Cecil asks Cid to take Rosa to safety as he confronts the intruder. — Tagline. Now with a full 3-D remake, FINAL FANTASY IV: THE AFTER YEARS can be played as never before on PC. Similar to the Double and Triple Techs of Chrono Trigger, these allow two or more characters to coordinate separate commands into a single new attack at the cost of MP from all involved. For Final Fantasy IV: The After Years on the Wii, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Is the Limit Ring Worth It? [17] IGN gave the game an 8 out of 10, calling the story "engrossing but mysterious" and stating that the gameplay, graphics, and presentation, while "dated," are "part of the charm. Leonora asks Palom and Porom to train her as a sage now that she has quit the priesthood. Takashi Tokita has compared it to the Star Wars prequels. During the descent, the party encounters several bosses from the other Final Fantasy games. The base game (consisting of the Prologue, Ceodore's Chapter, and Kain's Chapter) was 800 points. Summary: Modding the JRPG's we all know and love! Final Fantasy IV: The After Years features a long and involved quest but fret not, for IGN is here to guide you every single step of the way! He follows the Mysterious Girl back through the Devil's Road. Take part in the epic sequel that unfolds nearly two decades after the events of FINAL FANTASY IV. In Baron Rosa referees a sparring match between Cecil and Ceodore. Golbez calls the Lunar Whale to chase after the girls. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (ファイナルファンタジーIV ジ・アフターイヤーズ -月の帰還-, Fainaru Fantajī IV Ji Afutā Iyāzu - Tsuki no Kikan -?, lit. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years characters, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years concept art, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years allusions. Meanwhile, Ceodore, the Hooded Man, and Edward intercept Kain in front of Cecil's throneroom. The party encounters the Mysterious Girl, who summons Bahamut, but if Rydia has tamed Asura and Leviathan, Bahamut will come to his senses and turns on the Mysterious Girl, pushing her back. The storyline of the game unfolds through episodic chapters, released roughly once a month, each primarily focused on a specific character. Troia is covered in ice and inside the Lodestone Cavern, Shiva is holding the place under a spell; after defeating her, Rydia either gains her as a summonable Eidolon or destroys her. If the party contains Golbez, Ceodore, Cecil, and Rosa when they encounter the Dark Knight, Golbez will survive. [9], Following the events of the original Final Fantasy IV, the second moon leaves the Blue Planet's orbit, and a period of peace begins as Damcyan, Eblan, and the Village of Mist are rebuilt, while the Kingdom of Baron comes under the rule of Cecil and his wife, Rosa. Many pieces of artwork featuring Porom, Rydia, and Ursula were altered to be less revealing in the American version. They battle the Dark Elf, but it is defeated by the Eidolon Shiva. In both versions, the player is able to save their settings as well as their characters' status and equipment at the end of gameplay, and can also further explore each tale to discover new items and complete special tasks. The party continues on to encounter Crystals containing bosses. Palom, vowing to follow in the footsteps of the Great Sage, Tellah, had set out for Troia where he trains the young priestess Leonora in the arts of Black Magic. Yang reunites with Ursula, and they band together to defeat the turtle. 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[10], Although the look and feel of the game has remained largely unchanged from that of the original Final Fantasy IV, new gameplay elements were incorporated, and Kazuko Shibuya, 2D sprite artist for the first six Final Fantasy games, returned to create new, higher quality character graphics. Accosted by monsters, a Hooded Man garbed in robes rescues him, and the two set out for Mysidia, where Porom helps them reach Baron by way of the Devil's Road. Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: The final dungeon is full of Crystals both light and dark, far more than the eight taken from the Blue Planet.Interacting with them spawns a boss from the original Final Fantasy IV, but then they start spawning bosses from the other NES/SNES era Final Fantasy games. After surviving several waves of attacks they meet the Mysterious Woman. Take part in the epic sequel that unfolds nearly two decades after the events of FINAL FANTASY IV. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years came about as the developers were in the midst of remaking Final Fantasy IV for the Nintendo DS; the idea was to create a companion piece for a mobile platform. Gekkou admires the kingdom's strength. They band together, but are defeated by Shiva. Square Enix The two headed to the Lair of the Father where they found a petrified Bahamut. It also reuses bosses from other Nintendo-era Final Fantasy games in the optional dungeons. For example, Cecil can execute Holy Blade when Rosa is in the party. He dismisses the Eblan Four, but they swear to await further orders. During the ride he dreamed of being possessed by Zeromus in the past. Take part in the epic sequel that unfolds nearly two decades after the events of FINAL FANTASY IV. Final Fantasy IV & The After Years Sounds Plus, Chocobo to Mahou no Ehon: Majo to Shoujo to Go-nin no Yuusha, Final Fantasy: Unlimited on PC Adventure - Labyrinth, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, https://finalfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_IV:_The_After_Years?oldid=3324246, The game takes place seventeen years after the original, The original version of the game is visually similar to, The plot at the end of the game is similar to the end of. Rydia attended Ceodore's birth and before the Mysterious Girl arrived in the Feymarch, Rydia was visiting its Eidolons, but was confronted by Asura who had expressly forbidden Rydia from returning, stating she belonged with her own kind. After they find the fuel for the boat, Yang tells Ursula she has understood something more important than pure strength and allows her to train with him, but asks Ursula to no longer address him as "father", and instead call him "master." Palom and Leonora join after Troia is thawed. These chapters utilize foreshadowing, cliffhangers, flashbacks, and a nonlinear narrative structure to build the world setting and both explore and expand upon the mysterious events befalling the Blue Planet. The game was released in 2008, split into various episodes, for mobile phones in Japan. They return to Mist, where the Mist Dragon joins Rydia. The altering phases change physical and magical attack powers for both player characters and enemies. When the Dark Knight attacks Cecil, Golbez guards him, taking a mortal blow. Ceodore, Cecil and Rosa's son, is an apprentice to the airship fleet Red Wings, struggling with the expectations and obligations of being born with sacred blood. The WiiWare port of the game features several graphical enhancements over the mobile version, including larger screen resolution, clearer menu screens and fonts, and improved character portraits. The Band system is new for Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. Fainaru Fantajī Fō Ji Afutā Iyāzu -Tsuki no Kikan-, Fainaru Fantajī IV Ji Afutā Iyāzu - Tsuki no Kikan -, Final Fantasy IV The After Years: Return of the Moon, Lunarian's Tale: The Blue Planet That Was, A Conversation With the Creator of Final Fantasy IV, Retrieved from http://www.1up.com/features/final-fantasy-iv-creator-conversation. The Red Wing fleet crash-lands and Ceodore, the sole survivor, resolves to carry out Captain Biggs's final order: to return to Baron. Besides the revamped visuals, the only novelty the developers packed into it is a couple dozen of achievements. In Mist, Rydia is raising the child Maenad, now named Cuore. Cecil questions her identity, only to be attacked and defeated by Bahamut. Yoshitaka Amano also returned as image illustrator, with character designs by Akira Oguro, a previous colleague of Tokita's and storyboard artist for Square Enix. The Man in Black's identity is revealed to be Golbez. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years was originally released as a title for Japanese cell phones in monthly installments. Set 17 years after Final Fantasy IV, The After Years follows the original cast and their descendants in episodic tales as a new villain appears, setting into action a mysterious chain of events that threatens the fate of the Blue Planet. Cecil also orders all of Baron's airships to be disarmed and instead be used to help the other kingdoms rebuild after the devastation caused by the second moon. "Last Chapter Part Two 'The Planet Eater'"). Eblan is engulfed in flames in Ifrit's possession at the Second Battle of Eblan. Questioning what the second moon could mean, Cecil continues to battle alongside Rosa, and is joined by Cid. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years might be a divisive entry in the legendary franchise, but this PC version is definitely bad with the poor frame rate, no voice over and lots of content cut from the excellent PSP collection. [21], Reviews of the WiiWare port of the game have been mixed, with an overall score of 69/100 at Metacritic. Episodes? Once the party returns to the Planet, they return to their various homes to resume their lives. They visited the dwarves and Luca tagged along. The party flies to Mist, and Rydia's mother's spirit advises them that the force field will be broken if they save the other Eidolons from their mind control. Leviathan and Asura arrive, saying they figured that since Rydia was unable to make it into the Feymarch last time she tried, it was their turn to pay her a visit. At the Dwarven Castle, Giott and Luca are approached by Cid and Mid (Cid's grandson), who go to work on an airship, trying to figure out how to power it with the Crystals' magic (with a disguised Zangetsu watching on). NTT Docomo FOMA 903iWiiWarePlayStation PortableiOSAndroidWindows. After breaking the Mysterious Woman's control over Titan, Shiva, Ramuh, and Ifrit, the party are able to enter Baron Castle and find Cecil threatening Ceodore, Rosa and Kain. One day, Palom cut class and tried to impress a group of girls, including a young Leonora. The group goes on to confront Cecil and the Mysterious Girl. but Rydia had to turn back when she was forbidden entry to the Land of Eidolons. Classic characters make their return alongside several new heroes, such as Ceodore, son of Cecil and Rosa. They find the mages of Mysidia gathering near the Sea of Mysidia as the Lunar Whale rises up out of a whirlpool, floating towards the second moon. In 2011, the game was bundled with Final Fantasy IV as the PlayStation Portable compilation Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, which also included a new game; Final Fantasy IV: Interlude, whi… The Red Wings are being led by Kain Highwind, who claims to be acting of his own free will. 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