Final Fantasy VII
1 week ago.
Nomura talks Final Fantasy VII Remake hardware choices, characters, visuals and more
Final Fantasy VII made a big splash last week when it was announced during E3 that a full remake was finally in production. After years of wishing and online debates, the game many thought would never come is now a reality - with director Testuya Nomura now at the helm. Speaking in a new interview with Famitsu this week, Nomura shared a few updates and details on the new PlayStation 4 title - including words on his plans to modernize…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy VII (PC port) for PS4 releasing in October [Updated]
UPDATE: Square Enix has now removed the date from their sites and have confirmed that the date listed was a mistake. In an official statement sent to Nova Crystallis, the publisher said: "We can confirm that the published release date for this title is incorrect. As discussed at this year’s E3, Final Fantasy VII will be ported to the PlayStation 4 in Winter 2015. The pricing has already been announced last December to be set at $15.99." We'll be…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy VII PS4 (PC port) delayed to Winter, iOS version announced
Square Enix has announced at their press conference that the Final Fantasy VII PC port is coming this Winter, originally scheduled to release last season. Square Enix also announced a iOS version which is releasing this summer. …
2 weeks ago.
Nomura discusses Final Fantasy VII remake additional story, in development before PS4 PC port announcement
Nomura has shared more details today about the Final Fantasy VII remake, which was announced at the Sony E3 press conference. Interview by Dengeki translated by Siliconera. Nomura: I can’t share too much for now, but it won’t be a simple remake. If we were to simply just make the graphics look pretty for the new generation consoles, I don’t think it could surpass the original version. If that’s what you wanted, I think it’d be enough to just play the…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake announced for PlayStation 4
After many years waiting and watching, it was just announced at the Sony livestream that Final Fantasy VII is being remade, playable first on Playstation 4. Although a release date was not announced, news of the remake's development could not have come at a better time. In 2017 not only will we be celebrating the 20th birthday of the original Final Fantasy VII, but the 30th anniversary of the series. We can all hope they are aiming for release during that auspicious…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII: G-Bike Jump Festa 2015 trailer
Final Fantasy VII: G-Bike has another trailer that's been premiered at Jump Festa. The mobile title, which is already available in Japan, is based on the Gold Saucer mini-game available in the original Final Fantasy VII is revived for the modern age and rendered with new technology. Square Enix plans on releasing this title overseas at a later date. …
6 months ago.
More classic Final Fantasy titles could show up on PlayStation 4
Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster might not be the only Final Fantasy titles making their way to the PlayStation 4. Both games were recently announced both at the PlayStation Experience and Sony Computer Entertainment's Shanghai conference in China in which the Chinese release of the PlayStation 4 was confirmed. Speaking with both Game Watch and 4Gamer, Final Fantasy series producer Shinji Hashimoto explained the reasoning for these announcements falls upon the PS4's lack of backwards compatibility…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII will be available on PS4 as a digital download, priced at $15.99
Square Enix created quite a stir over the weekend when Final Fantasy series producer Shinji Hashimoto got on stage during the PlayStation Experience to announce that Final Fantasy VII would be making its way to PS4. Instead of the oft requested HD remake, however, fans will be treated to yet another port of the game set to arrive on Sony's newest console in Spring of next year. Today, Square Enix has clarified the game will come delivered as a digital download…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII comes to the PS4 next year, is a port of the PC version
Final Fantasy VII is coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 next year, Square Enix has revealed today. Taking the stage at Sony's PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas, Final Fantasy series boss took the stage to tease the 17-year storied history of the game before revealing the title would be making its way to the new generation. Little is known about the release so far, although it will be based on the PC version and enjoy upscaled visuals. Presumably, fans will also…
9 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII G-Bike is more than just a racing game
During a special stage at Tokyo Game Show, Final Fantasy VII G-Bike producer Ichirou Hazama showed us that the upcoming mobile game isn't just a simple racer. Modeled after the original motorcycle mini-game in Final Fantasy VII, G-Bike allows Cloud not only the ability to jump and slash enemies with his sword, but he can also use Limit Breaks and materia-based magic. Similar to the original game, Cloud will battle against normal enemies but bosses will make their appearance as…
9 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII: G-Bike TGS 2014 trailer
The team at CyberConnect2 have been working hard on this enhanced remake of the G-Bike minigame from Final Fantasy VII. Coming to iOS and Android this Fall in Japan, the title will feature customizable motorcycles, a variety of monsters to fight, and the best part - the developers are avoiding the trappings of a free-to-play title, foregoing the "energy" systems that poison other games in the genre. …
1 year ago.
New Final Fantasy Play Arts prototypes on display at Japan Expo
The latest tradeshow to play host to some of Square Enix's new merchandise is Japan Expo - happening this weekend in Paris, France. Among the company's quest for third party products is several first looks at some of the upcoming Final Fantasy figures, namely from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children as well as Final Fantasy XII. Joining the lineup at some point in the future is a new version of Cloud, seen unpainted in the photos below. Barret Wallace is also…
1 year ago.
G-Bike may open the door for more Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VII's latest game is taking shape in the form of G-Bike - a new social game for mobile platforms based on the original Gold Saucer mini-game - and it doesn't seem like it will be alone. Square Enix has already teased further games could come, and in this weeks Famitsu, the game's developers have teased perhaps more. The G-Bike staff includes series veterans such as executive producer Yoshinori Kitase and Ichiro Hazama, as well as CyberConnect2 president Hiroshi Matsuyama…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII G Bike doesn't affect the story of the Compilation
The newly announced and free-to-play mobile title set in the Final Fantasy VII universe has been confirmed to apparently have "no bearing on the canon". The producer for the game, Ichirou Hazama, stressed that although he would like players to consider it as having occurred during the original Final Fantasy VII the game hasn't got a story and therefore doesn't necessarily need to fall anywhere along the timeline. It was also confirmed that the game is more about chasing down…
1 year ago.
Final Fantasy VII minigame G-Bike coming to mobile
In the latest issue of Famitsu, Square Enix has announced that they would be bringing the intense minigame G-Bike to both Android and iOS platforms with the help of CyberConnect2 (.hack//). Yoshinori Kitase is acting as Executive Producer with Ichirou Hazama (Theatrhythm) working as the Game Producer along with character designer Tetsuya Nomura. What was first used as the party escaped from Midgar with Cloud on a stolen motorcycle was eventually found at the Gold Saucer amusement park for players…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy VII now available on Steam
Rejoice, PC fans - Final Fantasy VII is now available on Steam. The official Steam store has just updated with the game ready for purchase and download at $11.99 - quite the surprise release. Similar to the version Square Enix released on their own digital platform for PC last year, the game comes loaded with achievements, cloud saves, and a handy character booster if you're finding the game too difficult. As a note - although the game can be…
2 years ago.
New Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Play Arts Kai arrive in September
The official Square Enix e-Store updated with listing for the Yuffie Kisaragi and Rufus Shinra Play Arts Kai figures. Due out on September 20th - nearly a year since their original announcement - both will carry the price of ¥8800 (around $90). As detailed before, Rufus will come stock with his signature shotgun, alternate head/chest piece, Jenova head case and alternate hand. Yuffie will come bundled with her shuriken, armful of materia and several sets of hands that can be used…
2 years ago.
New Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Play Arts Kai images
A brief update from Hidemi Matsuzuka gives us a look at the final press shots for Rufus Shinra and Yuffie Kisaragi Play Arts Kai. Both figures are due out later this year, having seen their initial reveals back at Tokyo Game Show 2012. As part of the Play Arts KAI line, both Rufus and Yuffie will come with an assortment of accessories. Rufus sports an alternate head and chest, Jenova head case and his signature shotgun - while Yuffie comes equipped…
2 years ago.
Advent Children Vincent and Yuffie Play Arts revealed at Jump Festa
The latest set of Final Fantasy figures in development include Vincent and Yuffie from Final Fantasy VII. While not necessarily new, both will be sporting their looks from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. They will be joining the collection with Rufus Shinra, who was revealed this past Tokyo Game Show. Vincent and Yuffie are still in prototype stage, but you can see the great amount of detail already put into their models. Rufus, on the other hand, has since been painted…
2 years ago.
Rufus Shinra Play Arts prototype revealed at Tokyo Game Show
As teased last month by Square Enix Merchandise General Manager, Hidemi Matsuzuka, the character who had never been commercialized before is here. As widely expected, it's Rufus Shinra. On display at TGS, the prototype Play Arts has appeared unpainted. Given Square's obsession with everything Advent Children, it's no surprise that Rufus has been styled in that manner. No release date has been given for his debut, but it's certainly exciting to see one of Final Fantasy VII's unsung characters represented…