hironobu sakaguchi

The Friendly Rivals Who Created Final Fantasy 5

Image: Square Enix Boss Fight Books has launched its fourth Kickstarter, and my upcoming book Final Fantasy V is part of it. Here’s an exclusive excerpt, discussing a bit about how this legendary role-playing game was made.

Debunking The Final Fantasy Naming Myth

For years, no, decades, a legend has sprung up around the title Final Fantasy. It says that Square, which was in dire straits, thought this was going to be its last game — hence, Final Fantasy. The game’s creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, says that myth is wrong.