Console: Gameboy Advance
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance might be the deepest game of the GBA era. A spinoff of the mainline series, Tactics Advance tasked players with assembling a clan of warriors to fight on grid-style battlefields in turn-based tactical combat. With customization options galore — including 34 unique jobs — creating a team that worked well for the long haul required tons of forethought and experimentation. Tactics Advance wasn’t for the faint of heart, though it was probably the best game on GBA for serious strategy game buffs.