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Feb 14, 2020 at 22:00. 22 comments

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Opening Is A Little Longer And A Lot Prettier

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Opening Is A Little Longer And A Lot Prettier

The opening movie for Final Fantasy VII starts with a field of stars, fades into Aeris, pulls back to reveal the city of Midgar, and then follows Cloud and Barret’s train to its destination. The Final Fantasy VII Remake opening does that too, only prettier and with a lot more Midgar.

As iconic as it is, the opening movie for the original FFVII wastes a whole lot of time with rumbling and...

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Feb 14, 2020 at 18:00. 1 comments

Square Enix Cafes Are Covered In Final Fantasy VII Remake

Square Enix Cafes Are Covered In Final Fantasy VII Remake
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Square Enix has rolled out a handful of cafes to serve food, sling drinks and showcase its games. There are no better places to cover with Final Fantasy VII Remake decor.

It’s not only the Square Enix Cafe in Tokyo and Osaka...

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Jan 31, 2020. 22 comments

Cloud Strife Looks Great In A Dress In Final Fantasy VII Remake

Cloud Strife Looks Great In A Dress In Final Fantasy VII Remake

In the original Final Fantasy VII, Cloud Strife dons a dress as part of a rescue mission. Way back in 2015, Square Enix’s Tetsuya Nomura said the character would once again wear a dress in the remake, and now the character finally shows off those threads.

The original Honey Bee Inn looked like it was based on soaplands, which are bathhouses for prostitution in Japan, and love hotels, which is...

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Jason Schreier Jason Schreier Jan 14, 2020. 14 comments

Square Enix Delays Final Fantasy VII Remake And Avengers

Square Enix Delays Final Fantasy VII Remake And Avengers

Final Fantasy VII Remake is delayed from March 3 to April 10 while the upcoming Avengers game is bumped from May to September, publisher Square Enix said this morning. 

In a statement, Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase said that game’s delay was for “extra polish.” The heads of Avengers development studio Crystal Dynamics said something similar: “To that end, we will spend...

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Heather Alexandra Heather Alexandra Jan 03, 2020. 8 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Leaks Online, Dataminers Unveil More Details

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Leaks Online, Dataminers Unveil More Details

Apparently the Final Fantasy VII Remake is going to release a demo soon, because some very credible leaks of a demo for the game have popped up online. After initial reports from tracking sites that a listing for a Final Fantasy VII Remake demo had been sneakily added to the Playstation Network, it appears that full copies of the demo itself have been ripped and made playable. This has...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Nov 04, 2019. 17 comments

Seven-Minute Final Fantasy VII Remake Ad Is The Longest Commercial Ever On Japanese TV

Seven-Minute Final Fantasy VII Remake Ad Is The Longest Commercial Ever On Japanese TV
Kotaku East East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Clocking in at seven minutes long, this Final Fantasy VII Remake ad is the longest commercial to ever air on Japanese television. It’s like a seven-minute short film about people into Final Fantasy VII.

As pointed out on

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Jason Schreier Jason Schreier Sep 24, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Box Art Sure Is Misleading

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Box Art Sure Is Misleading

This is the box art, released this morning, for the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake, which is out March 3, 2020. It’s killer art. But if you saw it on a store shelf, you would have absolutely no idea that it’s actually just part one of the remake.

The game that publisher Square Enix is calling “Final Fantasy VII Remake” is actually an expanded and enhanced version of the Midgar section of...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Sep 14, 2019. 14 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show
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In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be excited about this game. Call it a hunch!

Today is the first public date for...

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Jason Schreier Jason Schreier Sep 11, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Continues To Look Like A Brand New Game

Final Fantasy VII Remake Continues To Look Like A Brand New Game

Blink and you’ll miss some of the brand new additions to Final Fantasy VII for the remake, as showcased in this new trailer that Square Enix put out in honor of the Tokyo Game Show this week.

Among other things, there’s a new boss fight with Reno, some sort of dart minigame, a brand new member of SOLDIER, a bike sequence with the NPC members of Avalanche, QTE pull-ups, a President...

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Heather Alexandra Heather Alexandra Jul 20, 2019. 8 comments

Someone Made An Awesome Final Fantasy VII Remake Boss Fight In Dreams

Someone Made An Awesome Final Fantasy VII Remake Boss Fight In Dreams
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After an exciting showing at this year’s E3 , hype around the Final Fantasy VII remake could not be higher. Its mix of classic storytelling and revamped combat shows a lot of promise. However, there’s been no demo in sight. In the meantime, one intrepid Dreams player has crafted an intense Final Fantasy VII-based boss...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Jun 25, 2019. 20 comments

Tifa Lockhart Is Coming To Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Tifa Lockhart Is Coming To Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Another character is joining the Dissidia Final Fantasy NT fray: Tifa Lockhart. The news was just announced during a special Square Enix livestream.

Tifa will join a packed roster that already includes two other Final Fantasy VII characters, Cloud Strife and Sephiroth. In the game, she’ll be a speed-type fighter.

Below is footage of her in action.

Here are her color, costume and...

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Peter Tieryas Peter Tieryas Jun 23, 2019. 23 comments

What I’m Most Looking Forward To Re-Experiencing In The Final Fantasy VII Remake

What I’m Most Looking Forward To Re-Experiencing In The Final Fantasy VII Remake

I bought the original PlayStation just so I could play Final Fantasy VII. Until then, all I’d had was a SNES and a Genesis, so I was in awe when the opening cutscene for FFVII began. The rest of the game was equally stunning, the visuals beyond anything I’d thought possible in a game. I couldn’t wait to find out more about this “SOLDIER” named Cloud who was fighting to save the planet while...

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Jason Schreier Jason Schreier Jun 12, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Feels Great To Play, But The Project Might Not Be Finished For A While

Final Fantasy VII Remake Feels Great To Play, But The Project Might Not Be Finished For A While
E3 2019It's time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We've got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

This afternoon at E3 in Los Angeles, I watched an extended demo of the Final Fantasy VII remake and got my hands on a build for about 15 minutes. Here’s the good news: It could be really special. The bad news: We have no idea when the whole project will be completed.

“We...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Jun 11, 2019. 11 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Watches, Yours For Only $2,500 Each

Final Fantasy VII Remake Watches, Yours For Only $2,500 Each

To mark Final Fantasy VII Remake’s release date , Square Enix is releasing limited edition Cloud and Sephiroth chronographs. Each is priced at $2,499 and in North America, limited to 77 pieces.

The individually numbered stainless steel watches feature a Seiko-made movement as well as all sorts of nice Final Fantasy VII details.

The timepieces will be released in March in North America.

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Nathan Grayson Nathan Grayson Jun 11, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed
E3 2019It's time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We've got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

Today during its E3 press conference, Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of the Final Fantasy VII remake and reaffirmed that it’ll be released as a series of episodes.

The Midgar portion of FFVII will be its own game, with subsequent episodes to presumably...

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Jason Schreier Jason Schreier Jun 10, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Coming In March 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Coming In March 2020
E3 2019It's time for the biggest gaming show of the year. We've got articles, videos, podcasts and maybe even a GIF or two.  

The Final Fantasy VII remake will launch on March 3, 2020, Square Enix announced during a concert dedicated to the iconic role-playing game. We’ll see much more of it tomorrow.

First announced at E3 2015, the Final Fantasy VII remake went through a long period of silence...

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett May 23, 2019. 17 comments

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now
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Back in January, we showed you a beta version of a fan-made Final Fantasy VII r emaster, which used machine learning to automatically clean up the game’s visuals. It just hit v1.0 and is ready for release.

Here’s some of the stuff the mod features/does:

AI neural networks upscaled the game’s visuals to 4x the resolution...

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Joshua Rivera Joshua Rivera May 15, 2019. 24 comments

Final Fantasy VII Is Bigger Than Spoilers

Final Fantasy VII Is Bigger Than Spoilers

Last week, a minute-long teaser brought the Final Fantasy VII remake roaring back into view for the first time since it was announced in 2015. The footage looked spectacular , a dazzling new way to play one of the most familiar and beloved games of the last 25 years. But is it safe to spoil?

It’s a question that’s cropped up on various online forums in some form or another, and it’s an...

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Mike Fahey Mike Fahey May 13, 2019. 24 comments

I Can’t Go Through This Again, Final Fantasy VII

I Can’t Go Through This Again, Final Fantasy VII
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One of the most heartbreaking moments in gaming history has a new voice and a new face, thanks to last week’s Final Fantasy VII remake trailer . I have no idea how long it’s going to take for this game to arrive, but I’m already...

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Gita Jackson Gita Jackson May 11, 2019. 24 comments

Fans Are Concerned About Barret's Voice In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Fans Are Concerned About Barret's Voice In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Yesterday a new teaser for the Final Fantasy VII remake dropped, and players got to see and hear more of the characters as they will appear in the new game. For the most part, the reaction is positive. In the case of Barret Wallace, the reaction has been mixed.

I’ve never played Final Fantasy VII, and because of that, I’m interested in the remake. When it came out, the PlayStation was my...

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