GT takes a look back at the early beginnings of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series. Continue reading to watch part 1.

Square designer Hironobu Sakaguchi began work on an ambitious new fantasy role playing game for the cartridge-based Famicom, inspired in part by Enix’s popular Dragon Quest (known as Dragon Warrior in the United States until 2005).[4] According to unconfirmed sources, Sakaguchi had plans to retire after the completion of the project, so it was named Final Fantasy