The Dark side of Final Fantasy

We expose the seedy underbelly of the popular franchise


Here’s a little-known fact: excessive exposure to Final Fantasy games - in particular Final Fantasy VII - may lead you to go on a psychotic killing spree. Or at least that’s according to the German tabloid press. In January of this year, a pair of German teenagers massacred the parents of a former friend in a frenzied double-homicide. The father - identified only as Peter E. - was stabbed over 66 times; his wife Antje was slashed so horribly coroners were initially unable to identify her.

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