Final Fantasy VII
5 days 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 week 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 week 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…
2 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…
3 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. …
5 months 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…
6 months 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…
6 months 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…
6 months 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy VII PC re-release now available for purchase in North America and Europe
Unlike the mistake from several days ago, it seems Square Enix has officially gone live with Final Fantasy VII for PC. The game will be on sale for €9.99/$9.99 through September 12th, and can be exclusively purchased through Square Enix's own online shop in Europe and North America. The “updated” PC version of the game will support achievements, cloud saving and come with a character booster – effectively allowing you to cheat by upping your HP, MP, and Gil levels…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy VII's PC re-release now available on the Square Enix Store
We're not sure if this is a mistake or what, but the PC re-release of Final Fantasy VII has shown up for purchase on Square Enix's online shop. UPDATED: Seems Square Enix has removed the link for now. Given that people purchasing the game were reporting it wouldn't work, it looks like someone pressed the button a little too early. Priced at $11.99, the "updated" PC version of the game will support achievements, cloud saving and come with a character…
2 years ago.
Square Enix hints at new Final Fantasy VII Play Arts, promises a character who's never been commercialized
Fans of Final Fantasy VII and merchandise alike might have a reason to get excited here in the near future. I know I am. Square Enix Merchandise General Manager Hidemi Matsuzuka shared a few messages recently on Twitter hinting at where the direction the company's next Final Fantasy Play Arts Kai figures may be heading. Last week, he mentioned that a character would be going into prototype - one that had never been commercialized before. Today he clarified a bit,…
2 years ago.
Square Enix reveals their full lineup for Gamescom 2012
Square Enix Europe has revealed their lineup for Gamescom, due here in just a few short weeks. Headlining the show will be the world premiere gameplay presentation for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - the newly remade version of Square's Final Fantasy MMORPG. Producer/director Naoki Yoshida will take the stage and will be present for autograph sessions on Friday and Saturday. Joining FFXIV, Final Fantasy VII's recently announced PC re-release will be on hand, along with Final Fantasy Dimensions for…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy VII returns to PC as a digital download exclusive to the Square Enix Store
Final Fantasy VII is heading back to PC. Recent leaks have proved true and Square Enix is bringing the original 1998 PC port back to the present. While exclusive to the company's very own online shop, this "updated" version of the game will support achievements, cloud saving and come with a character booster - effectively allowing you to cheat by upping your HP, MP, and Gil levels to maximum. The minimum system requirements are: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 (32/64-bit) 2GHz Processor or faster 1GB RAM DirectX…
2 years ago.
Square Enix CEO admits company isn't making Final Fantasy games that exceed the quality of FFVII
Square Enix held their annual shareholders meeting today and Japan, which consisted of a brief Q&A held by CEO Yoichi Wada. While a good majority of the discussion focused on the economy, Eidos and Dragon Quest X, someone else decided to question the oft-requested Final Fantasy VII remake. In response to the question, Wada said, "we'll make a Final Fantasy VII remake once we've made a Final Fantasy game that exceeds the quality of FFVII. The company is not making Final…