Parents' Guide to

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Dense, intense combat RPG set in the Final Fantasy universe.

Game PSP 2011
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

Get your stuff right, dude.

what the heck??? whoever typed up this article is a complete moron! You should PLAY the game before you TRY to explain about the game. First of all, sexually inappropriate? Ummm NO.--_-- Partially nude "WOMEN"? There is only one partially nude woman and thats Cloud of Darkness. There arent even enough women in this game in the first place, Jeeeez. And profanity? I've played both Dissidia and Dissdia: Duodecim and there are NO cussing words in neither of those games. I mean seriously, get your stuff right. Its ignorant people like you who ruin gaming for everyone.
age 9+


i love the game is really good

This title has:

Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Despite its nonsensical story that feels like a lame and loose way to string together very enjoyable fighting sequences, this new Final Fantasy offshoot for PSP is a highly gratifying fighting game wrapped up in a fantasy role-playing adventure. Even if you haven't played the first Dissidia (which is half the size of this new game), Dissidia 012 is ideal for those who enjoy fighting games with more depth, expansive environments, great graphics, tight controls, and plenty of solo and multiplayer "ad hoc" (local wireless) modes for those with nearby friends. While moving along the game board, you'll enter battles with a number of different weapons, combos, and fighting styles to choose from. Plus, you'll enjoy ground- and aerial-based attacks, summon help from others to help take down tougher baddies, and of course, level up to become more powerful. While there's no online support, multiplayer play -- head-to-head or cooperatively -- should also help add some longevity to this attractive and engaging fantasy brawler.

Online interaction: While Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy isn't played online against strangers, the game does support local wireless ("ad hoc") play for two to 10 players. Some modes are built for a multiplayer experience. There is no chatting support for these head-to-head modes.

Game Details

  • Platform: PSP
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Release date: March 22, 2011
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: T for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Suggestive Themes
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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