Final Fantasy VII Remake
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Kingdom Hearts III still a ways off; Nomura hopes to share more this year
Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kindgdom Hearts III are featured somewhat in this week's issue of Famitsu. In an interview with director Tetsuya Nomura, fans are given a short development update on the two long-awaited titles. "The release of these titles will still be a while," he told the magazine. Nomura also apologized for the wait and for a recent lack of information, but promised to make up for it with high quality games and by releasing and by revealing…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Play Arts Kai Cloud and Barret revealed in full detail
UPDATE: Square Enix has opened North American pre-orders for both figures, priced at $149.99 each. Cloud and Barret can be purchased directly from the official online store. Square Enix has revealed a set of new promotional images detailing upcoming products for Final Fantasy VII Remake. Starting next year, fans can get their hands on two Play Arts Kai figures from the game - Cloud Strife and Barret Wallace. Pre-orders for these figures have opened today, with Cloud looking at an April release…
3 months ago.
Nomura talks Final Fantasy VII Remake in Dengeki PlayStation
A new interview has surfaced from the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation featuring all things Tetsuya Nomura and his current projects in development including Final Fantasy VII Remake. Speaking with the magazine, Nomura notes 2017 marks the 20-year anniversary of the original Final Fantasy VII so they'd like to plan something. First thing's first though: we'll have to wait until the crowded release period of games such as World of Final Fantasy and other projects calm down a bit before the…
3 months ago.
Nomura: Voice recording for Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Dissidia in progress
Tetsuya Nomura is a busy guy. His current projects include Kingdom Hearts III, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Dissidia Final Fantasy's arcade version just to name a few. It's within the context of the latter we're given a brief update on his upcoming games. During a special livestream detailing the latest update for Dissidia Final Fantasy, Nomura said that voice recording is now in the works for "Kingdom," "Seven," and "Dissidia." While vague we can easily piece…
7 months ago.
Nomura comments on the possibility of The World Ends with You sequel, Final Fantasy VII Remake still far away
In an interview with Famitsu at E3 this week, Tetsuya Nomura discussed the possibility of a The World Ends with You sequel and also gave a minor update on Final Fantasy VII Remake. Regarding a sequel to The World Ends with You Nomura noted the game has a big following outside of Japan and acknowledges that many people - especially from overseas have requested a sequel to be created. He points out that it won't be an easy task to do, though…
9 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake release structure compared to Final Fantasy XIII
Square Enix is busy with Final Fantasy XV to be sure. But looming in the back of the horizon following its September release, Final Fantasy VII Remake is ready to step up as the next major installment in the series. Speaking with Game Informer, producer Yoshinori Kitase shared some brief insight on the multi-game project and how they're comparing its release format to the Final Fantasy XIII series. "It will essentially be a full-scale game for each part of the multi-part…
1 year ago.
2016 will still be a year of preparations for Final Fantasy VII Remake; more surprise game reveals promised from Square Enix
Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase shared some information regarding the development of Final Fantasy VII Remake in the upcoming issue of Famitsu magazine, thanks to Hachima. "I believe that this year will still be a year of preparations for Final Fantasy VII Remake," said Kitase. "I’d like to create a new kind of value for the hardware that is the PlayStation 4 for our next announcement." Additionally, general Final Fantasy boss Shinji Hashimoto confirmed the company has various surprises for…
1 year ago.
Here's a bunch of new Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots
Square Enix has uploaded several direct feed screenshots following Final Fantasy VII Remake's appearance in Japanese magazines and Jump Festa the past week - giving fans another look at the long awaited project. While these images aren't exactly new - they're all scenes from the newly released gameplay trailer - they do offer a closer look at the game's visuals and battle system in action. According to director Tetsuya Nomura, the quality we see here will only get better and…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will be fully voiced; staff discusses world map, mini-games
This week's Dengeki PlayStation has a load of new information on Final Fantasy VII Remake. Not only is the highly anticipated game across the magazine's cover but inside features a new interview with director Tetsuya Nomura and Yoshinori Kitase. The folks over at Gematsu have translated some of the key points below. Regarding Voices… Nomura: “Basically, it will be fully voiced. We still haven’t decided the voices of the characters…
1 year ago.
Jump Festa 2016: Final Fantasy VII Remake Play Arts Figures revealed
Square Enix is no stranger to bringing loads of merchandise to trade shows. With the opening of Jump Festa 2016 today, some lucky fans have caught the first glimpse of brand-new, upcoming  merchandise for the long awaited Final Fantasy VII Remake - in the form of Play Arts Figures. The two figures on display are Cloud and Barret, in their updated, modern designs as prototype displays showing off how they've already been revealed to appear in the Remake. Take a…
1 year ago.
Nomura, Kitase talk Final Fantasy VII Remake development progress
In this week's issue of Famitsu, Final Fantasy VII Remake staff - including Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima - shared a multitude of new information across the publication's 8-page interview scoop. While we've already heard some bits and pieces earlier in the week concerning the game's scenario progress, forum user Rin has provided several more important details. Nomura says he didn't know when he'd appear on the PSX stage until the day of the event, after he'd…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will explore characters like Biggs, Wedge and Jessie further
Final Fantasy VII Remake is going beyond the original in more ways than one. With the first part of its scenario now complete, staff members Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima had a few more words to say in this week's Famitsu. While the interview contains a lot of previously known information, we've pulled out a few new bits as pointed out by Hachima. They want to delve further into Biggs, Wedge, and Jessie. Players will get to explore even more of…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake (Part 1) scenario is complete
The main scenario for the first entry in Final Fantasy VII Remake has been completed, according to a new staff interview in Famitsu this week. Below is a preview of the magazine's next issue - an 8-page piece with interviews with director Tetsuya Nomura, producer Yoshinori Kitase and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima as well. Final Fantasy VII Remake is set to be released as a multi-part series in order to preserve the quality of the original using today's game development standards.…
1 year ago.
Each entry of Final Fantasy VII Remake will have the volume of content equal to a full-sized game
Square Enix has announced and confirmed a multitude of new pieces of information about the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake today, following off the back of the reveal of the title's first gameplay footage in a new trailer at PlayStation Experience this weekend. We've heard through a Square Enix North America press release from late last night and later reiterated in new interviews published by the Japanese gaming press, it's now confirmed that Final Fantasy VII Remake won't just consist…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake is being built on Unreal Engine 4
Final Fantasy VII Remake is being built on Epic's Unreal Engine 4, the company announced today. This comes as no surprise since we knew previously Square Enix decided to pass on using its own Luminous Engine for the project, instead focusing all of its efforts on Final Fantasy XV. “We realize how special Final Fantasy VII is to fans, and we place our trust in Unreal Engine 4 technology and tools to help deliver this long-awaited remake, crafted for modern platforms,”…
1 year ago.
Kitase and Nomura explain why Final Fantasy VII Remake is a multi-part series
Famitsu and Dengeki have both posted interviews with Tetsuya Nomura and Yoshinori Kitase today about the Final Fantasy VII Remake, confirming that they are outsourcing the project with another developer, talking more about the battle system, why they're splitting the game into episodes and more. Final Fantasy VII Remake is a multi-part series. Please tell us more about this decision. Kitase: “The idea that a remake of Final Fantasy VII would not fit into a single release was there from the very…
1 year ago.
CyberConnect 2 assisting development of Final Fantasy VII Remake
In a new Famitsu interview with Tetsuya Nomura and Yoshinori Kitase, the pair confirmed that CyberConnect 2 will be among others assisting the development of Final Fantasy VII Remake. CyberConnect2 is well known for their work on previous titles including .hack, Naruto and Square Enix's own Final Fantasy VII G-Bike. Their inclusion is not too surprising following comments from CC2's own Hiroshi Matsuyama last year during the promotional run for the mobile title. In an older interview Matsuyama proclaimed, "For now I’m really…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will release in multiple parts
Final Fantasy VII Remake will arrive not as a single package but in multiple segments, Square Enix announced today. Revealed via press release sent to Nova Crystallis, "FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE will be told across a multi-part series, with each entry providing its own unique experience." Takashi Mochizuki from The Wall Street Journal mentioned on Twitter that the data for the remake game is "so huge" and "the software will be split into several titles (for example, FF7-Remake 1, FF7-Remake 2)."…
1 year ago.
Kitase: I can't say Final Fantasy VII Remake is completely action-based
Final Fantasy VII Remake is the hot topic this weekend, what with a new gameplay trailer among some of the best surprises shown off at this year's PlayStation Experience. Following today's keynote, Sony ran a series of developer "conversation" videos - one of which focused on FF7R producer Yoshinori Kitase. In the video, Kitase speaks on the team's approach to modernizing the game - without neglecting systems - including gameplay - from the original Final Fantasy VII. We've included a partial…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake PlayStation Experience 2015 Trailer Analysis
Today during the PlayStation Experience keynote, Final Fantasy VII Remake made a big appearance with a new trailer showing off cutscenes and gameplay - all in-engine. For such an occasion we decided to piece together a quick analysis - taking a look at Final Fantasy VII Remake's battle system, gameplay, gameplay mechanics and anything else you might've missed on your first perusal. Starting off with the trailer itself, the first thing we notice is the abundance of real time footage - showing off…