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E3: Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer

E3: Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer

Another surprise from Sony was the announcement of Final Fantasy VII Remake, a full remake of the original title released 18 years ago on the first PlayStation. It will be out first on PS4.



SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE


LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2015) – At Sony Computer Entertainment of America LLC’s (SCEA) E3 press conference today, SQUARE ENIX® announced that it has begun production on the full remake of FINAL FANTASY® VII for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.

Leading the development will be key members from the original project, including producer Yoshinori Kitase, director Tetsuya Nomura and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima.

First released in 1997 on the PlayStation® computer entertainment system, FINAL FANTASY VII is universally regarded as a hallmark title of the RPG genre. The original title received high praise for its epic storyline, unique characters, and movie sequences that utilized the most cutting-edge technology of the time. Since then, the game has sold over 11 million copies worldwide and continues to receive widespread acclaim from critics and fans around the world. The popular game has even expanded into spin-offs, films, and merchandise.

More updates on this project will be revealed at a later time.

E3 Trailer

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Commented on 2015-06-16 13:11:24
The big surprise. This seems like a full high budget triple A remake which is what a lot of people have been asking. Pretty funny that this and Shenmue were announced, but also absolutely awesome.
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:14:46
HOLY SHIT ! First TLG, then Shenmue3, now FF7Remake, this is by far the best E3 ever in my book
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:18:39
So after 7 years from now we will see gameplay , after another 7 it will be released :D
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:19:08
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? It seems like the impossible dream has dared to come true.... excellent
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:20:03 In reply to Kouzmich
Posted by Kouzmich
So after 7 years from now we will see gameplay , after another 7 it will be released :D
haha yea that sounds about right dude
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:36:23 In reply to Kouzmich
Posted by Kouzmich
So after 7 years from now we will see gameplay , after another 7 it will be released :D
Then I guess we need 15*2 which is 30 years to play FF15, it has been almost 10 years, now we only have 20 years to wait
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:36:41
Now I'm glad Tetsuya Nomura got as far away from FFXV as possible.
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:46:09
Even though he took ages for Versus, glad Nomura has this rather than Toriyama...!
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:46:41
I loved Final Fantasy 7 back in the PS1 era, even though it was only 3rd place in my best RPGs list of that time (Xenogears was 1st and FF8 was second, Parasite Eve was a very close 4th.)

I really hope Square Enix delivers on the 2017 date and that the game sells millions of units. If The Last Guardian, Shenmue 3 and Final Fantasy 7 don't sell very well, fans will have no right to ever demand games like these or Half-Life 3 again.

Time to put the wallet where the mouth was.
Commented on 2015-06-16 13:48:04 In reply to Kouzmich
Posted by Kouzmich
So after 7 years from now we will see gameplay , after another 7 it will be released :D
You didn't have to go and tell it how it is...
Commented on 2015-06-16 14:26:26
Wish they did FF6 aka FF3 in US in SNES 1994.

The concert opera song snes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwHrQdC02FY
Real life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRnXnkYy810
Commented on 2015-06-16 14:34:04
Have to say. A bit unexpected. Also weird timing what with XV just around the corner. Hmm.

Not that i'm complaining though.
Commented on 2015-06-16 14:41:46
Bit pointless, the lasting impact of FF7 was it's story (particularly the death of Aeris), not the gameplay. Already knowing everything that's gonna happen in a big RPG is a big no-no.
Commented on 2015-06-16 14:43:22 In reply to Masakari
Posted by Masakari
Bit pointless, the lasting impact of FF7 was it's story (particularly the death of Aeris), not the gameplay. Already knowing everything that's gonna happen in a big RPG is a big no-no.
Yeah, but you are totally missing the entire point of this remake. Nostalgia.

This is one for the fans, not a game to tell a new great story.
Commented on 2015-06-16 15:08:46 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Yeah, but you are totally missing the entire point of this remake. Nostalgia.

This is one for the fans, not a game to tell a new great story.
Nostalgia and "feelings" can't be everything a game is offering. There are remakes that make sense because the gameplay was superb, this one doesn't for me.
Commented on 2015-06-16 15:11:55 In reply to Masakari
Posted by Masakari
Nostalgia and "feelings" can't be everything a game is offering. There are remakes that make sense because the gameplay was superb, this one doesn't for me.
Yeah, and thus this isn't for you. Tell the 1 billion pants-creaming fanboys that a remake of FF7 sucks and see what reaction you get.

Also nostalgia can sell plenty of copies. Don't you worry about that.
Commented on 2015-06-16 15:14:30 In reply to Kouzmich
Posted by Kouzmich
So after 7 years from now we will see gameplay , after another 7 it will be released :D
Sounds about right :D ... you know maybe that's why Nomura left FF XV in the first place a couple years ago ... weird considering that the trailer had so much depth already (cg, voices, (english even), etc.) ...
Commented on 2015-06-16 15:37:06
I loved this game sooooooooooo much way back in the day. I'm very curious and very hopeful that this will really capture all the same magic of the original, if that's even possible by today's standards.

I just hope we don't have to wait another several years to play it.
Commented on 2015-06-16 18:23:01
It's funny that in a generation of remakes and remasters, no one complains about this one, and even gets very excited over it.

It's warranted, though. FFVII is one of my all time great games. Seeing Midgar properly realised in real time (hopefully that's the case) will be brilliant to revisit, especially if the last time you played it was back in 1997.
Commented on 2015-06-16 18:28:21 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Yeah, and thus this isn't for you. Tell the 1 billion pants-creaming fanboys that a remake of FF7 sucks and see what reaction you get.

Also nostalgia can sell plenty of copies. Don't you worry about that.
Thats why they are fanboys, Square could sell bird crap in an FF7 branded box and it would sell. I have no doubt it will sell.

But yeah, it's not for me. I loved FF7 and cherish the memories, still one of the best, most impactful games I've ever played, this won't ever match it because it can't.
Commented on 2015-06-16 18:42:27 In reply to MrWhite
Posted by MrWhite
It's funny that in a generation of remakes and remasters, no one complains about this one, and even gets very excited over it.

It's warranted, though. FFVII is one of my all time great games. Seeing Midgar properly realised in real time (hopefully that's the case) will be brilliant to revisit, especially if the last time you played it was back in 1997.
Well, this is a remake of a game that's completely fuggly by todays standards. So i think the possible improvement on pretty much all levels makes it a good candidate for a remake. As opposed to Darksiders 2, for example :P

I mena, realistically, a remake of FF7 should be able to tell the story much more effectively, have much better quality music, sound effects and art.
Commented on 2015-06-16 19:27:04
PLEASE KILL ME AND RESURRECT ME WHEN THIS GAME IS OUT KTHANX
Commented on 2015-06-17 08:08:16
So, love how as soon as they announced it, Square-Enix's stock boosted lol. They've known for years fans wanted this, it always made me wonder if Square-Enix just hated money or something.

On the subject of a re-make. The world they created was rich and intriguing. Much as Megido said, they'll be able to give us that world on a whole new level now. I LOVE the art and styling they used for FF7, and to see it brought to life with modern tech is thrilling. Midgar looks amazing, the character models look amazing. Even if they do nothing to the gameplay at all, this will still be a day one purchase for me.

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