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Final Fantasy Origins

Final Fantasy Origins is a Sony Playstation video game from Square Enix. It is the re-release of remastered versions (or enhanced remakes) of the NES classics Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II on the Playstation platform. Final Fantasy I and II were originally developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System and later remade for Bandai Wonderswan Color. The graphics have been enhanced to Final Fantasy V quality. The soundtracks have been enhanced to Final Fantasy IX quality. The Final Fantasy Origins versions of Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II are based on the Bandai Wonderswan Color versions. The remastered soundtrack of Final Fantasy I was arranged by Nobuo Uematsu. The remastered soundtrack of Final Fantasy II was arranged by Tsuyoshi Sekito, the music composer for Brave Fencer Musashi. Percussion was added for the Playstation versions. Final Fantasy Origins was released in Europe on March 13, 2003, and in North America on April 8, 2003. It was translated in England by Square Enix Europe. Final Fantasy Origins was converted from PAL to NTSC in order to come to North America, and a bug in PAL version was fixed in the NTSC version. Final Fantasy Origins has several modes, which were not found in previous versions of the first two Final Fantasy games. As for the tomb at Elfein (or Elf Land on the NES version), the tomb reads "Here lies Erdrick" on the American NES version of Final Fantasy I. It reads "May Link rest in peace," on the Final Fantasy Origins version. While the NES version of Final Fantasy I has only one save slot, the Final Fantasy Origins version has eight save slots. It is unknown whether the NES classic Final Fantasy III will be remade for Sony Playstation.

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