Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles is a Nintendo GameCube video game that was originally released in 2003 (Japan). It is the first Square Enix game that they developed for a Nintendo console since Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, which was released years prior to this game's release. The game is being remade for the Nintendo Switch in 2020 as Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered.




The game has the player create their own characters, customizing their race, appearance and even job. They can make up to 8 per file.


There are 4 playable tribes, each with two genders and 4 different looks per gender.

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Clavat Lilty


In addition to choosing one's race, the player gets to choose his family's career, which each providing bonuses later on.

  • Alchemist
  • Blacksmith
  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Merchant
  • Miller
  • Rancher
  • Tailor




Interconnectivity Features

GBA Link Cable

There are two features for Crystal Chronicles with the GBA. the main one is multiplayer. Players can link up to 4 GBA to the GameCube to play Multiplayer as discussed earlier.

The other feature is a Caravan racing minigame playable in certain towns.

2nd Memory Card

If another player brings his memory card, he can bring over his characters to play.


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 80.72% (based on 71 reviews)
Metacritic 80 (based on 55 critic reviews)
Review scores
Publication Score
Computer and Video Games 68/100
Edge 6/10
Electronic Gaming Monthly 8/10
Eurogamer 9/10
Game Informer 7/10
GamePro 4/5
GameSpot 8/10
GameSpy 3/5
GamesTM 6/10
IGN 7.6/10
NGC Magazine 86/100
Nintendo Power 4.7/5
Nintendo World Report 8/10
Official Nintendo Magazine 91/100
Wired 8/10

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