Affiliate links within this post may be commissionable.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Revealed at E32015. Check out the trailer below and prepare to fangirl over this news. SquareEnix first teased the audience with an overly cute and juvenile new Final Fantasy game on Playstation Vita, titled Final Fantasy Worlds. The rumors were crazy all week long that SquareEnix would announce a full Final Fantasy 7 Remake at this year’s E3 – This is NOT the PC to PS4 port that was announced last year. Oh no, this is a brand new game, built from the ground up to reimagine the cult classic RPG of our generation, for a brand new generation of gamers. Details are scarce. No release date, no idea if it will stick to it’s roots and be a traditional JRPG with turn-based combat, or if it will branch out into newer gameplay methods to attract a wider audience (while perhaps turning away long-time fans).
I have always felt that Final Fantasy 7 is the most Over-rated RPG of all times (I can hear the boo’s and hisses already). But it really was not well written and the characters were incredibly boring… However, I felt that advent children filled in the holes that were always missing from the original story. It gave the characters more heart and personality. Tifa was no longer brainless T&A fanservice. Cloud seemed less cold and more compassionate. And Rude and Reno were hilarious.
This time Final Fantasy 7 is being directed by Tetsuya Nomura who directed and did character design for the Advent Children movie. Because of this, we get a grittier, darker, more realistic world and character designs in the upcoming FF7 Remake. But do not fear, because long time fans can look forward to the return of Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima who worked on the original Final Fantasy 7 back on the PS1. They will be handling production and scenario writing, just as they did back in 1997.
The FF7 remake will first be released on PS4 and then likely get ported to other consoles and PC. It is unclear how long it will remain exclusive on PS4. This will make buying a PS4 worth it for many fans of the original Final Fantasy 7.
This long overdue remake is receiving crazy amounts of attention and probably stole the entire show for this year’s E3. Check out the Trailer, and leave a comment below discussing what you hope to see in the new game!
In 2006, Jenilee graduated with a BS in Emerging Technology and Design. In 2012 she obtained an MBA in Ecommerce. Jenilee currently works for a small manufacturing company designing websites, email marketing, digital advertising, and print advertising campaigns.
Connect with Jenilee on social media or visit her blog at http://geekysweetie.com