Final Fantasy VII
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake's new combat and letting go of ATB as we knew it
The original Final Fantasy VII seems to get guff for being the most dated of the PlayStation-era trio, and that sentiment isn’t without merit. Side by side, VII and Squaresoft’s late-gen offerings like Final Fantasy IX and Chrono Cross look like they come from different eras - like Sony had secretly snuck a PlayStation 1.5 somewhere in there. In actuality, the leap came from the company’s eventual mastery of developing for the hardware - creating some of the most impressive…
4 months ago.
Cloud coming to Super Smash Bros today, Amiibo announced
Cloud is heading to Smash Bros. today for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo announced during their dedicated Direct stream. Priced at $5.99 on each platform or for a dollar more on both, Cloud comes with a Midgar stage where Summon Materia will appear throughout the fight. The player who acquires said materia can summon beasts that alter the terrain including Ifrit, Ramuh, Leviathan, Odin and Bahamut Zero. Nintendo has also begun production on a Cloud Amiibo set for a later…
4 months ago.
The original Final Fantasy VII launches on PS4 today
Surprise! Final Fantasy VII is dropping today for PS4, hot on the heels of brand new Final Fantasy VII Remake footage. This version is based on the PC port of the original PS1 game, fitted with PS4 trophies and scaled up to HD resolution. You'll be able to grab it today from the PlayStation Store for $16.99.…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII PS4 (PC Port) rated by PEGI
Today, Final Fantasy VII was rated by PEGI for the upcoming PC Port of the game on PS4. This could suggest that Square Enix might be making an announcement really soon about the release date of the PS4 version. As can be seen on the listing, the game is apparently set to release sometime today. We would like to note that this could just be about the release of the rating as this has happened in the past and it…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII PS4 trophies surface online
The HD port of Final Fantasy VII for PS4 may be just around the corner if a new trophy listing means anything. A listing for the game's collectibles has shown up on popular trophy site Exophase complete with names and descriptions all in English. The port, announced last year at Sony's PlayStation Experience 2014, is based on the PC version and was slated for Winter 2015 following a delay at this year's E3. It's possible with PSX 2015 next week…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII's Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros.
Final Fantasy VII's very own Cloud Strife will be slashing his way into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo revealed today during their most recent Direct broadcast. Alongside a new trailer, the company revealed more information is set for a special broadcast later this year. Check out the trailer below. …
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII launches tonight on iOS
Final Fantasy VII will be making its way to iOS devices later tonight, Square Enix has revealed. Announced for the platform this past E3, the mobile version is set to go live at midnight depending on your region. The game is already out on the New Zealand App Store for $19.99 NZD ($13 USD) and requires around 4GB of free space to download. The iOS version features a virtual controller with analogue or d-pad type options. The opacity of on-screen…
10 months 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…
10 months 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. …
1 year 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. …
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…