Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy III (SNES)


Super Nintendo
Square Enix


Game Rating

User Ratings: 408

Our Review: 9/10


Also Known As
Final Fantasy VI (Japan)
Number of Players
Single Player
Release Date

Super Nintendo

  • 11th Oct 1994
  • 2nd Apr 1994

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • 30th Jun 2011, 800 points
  • 18th Mar 2011, 900 points
  • 15th Mar 2011, 900 points

Wii U (Wii U eShop)

  • 26th Jun 2013, ¥900
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    Virtual Console / Super Nintendo

    Review Final Fantasy III

    Still one of the best RPGs to come out of the 16-bit era

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About The Game

Ages ago, evil beings created powerful creatures called Espers and unleashed them against each other. The resulting battles left their world in smouldering rubble. Legend has it, the Espers destroyed themselves and most of humanity.

Magic disappeared forever.

Centuries have passed and a rational world now exists with Espers living only in myths, until one frozen solid since the ancient wars is unearthed. Suddenly, there are reports of magic attacks on civilians. Imperial Commandos launch raids using magic-powered MagiTek weapons. Magic is obviously alive and the world is in danger again.

Who or what is behind the rediscovery and redeployment of this legendary power? What chaotic plans exist that will wreak havoc on this orderly world?

Originally released as FINAL FANTASY III on SNES in North America, this game is in fact FINAL FANTASY VI from the main series chronology.