Final Fantasy IV is widely seen as a major milestone in the history of role-playing genre. With its intricate plot, revolutionary "Active Time Battle" system, and its expansive cast of characters, Final Fantasy IV is...
*Audible, exaggerated yawn*
Yeah, I don't see myself seeing this thing through to the end. Nothing about this game is particularly bad - and it was surely revolutionary in its day - but a lot of it is rather dull. The barrage of random enemy encounters in the overworld is repetitive and there isn't a way to meaningfully customize the playable characters or tinker with their playstyles. At least early on, there doesn't appear to be any room for meaningful exploration or deviation from the main path, either. The voice acting included in the remastered version that I downloaded adds a hilarious layer of melodrama to what is otherwise a fairly rote story (one early objective is "get a pearl from some cave to make someone less sick").
But hey, at least the music is still great. That bassline!