The Final Fantasy VII Remake covers only the opening prologue of the 1997 original game, leaving some to wonder whether it will have the same emotional height as the full story. It succeeds in spades, by taking an early tragic moment and magnifying it to the level of a war crime.
In its early hours, the Final Fantasy VII Remake teases that it's not going to simply follow the script of the 20-plus-year-old PlayStation classic. It makes the player's relationship with the original a central part of the experience.
Square Enix revealed the fifth episode of their Inside series, which is currently focusing on Final Fantasy VII Remake. The docu-series talks to the developers who have worked on the remake and provides insight into various aspects of the game. For the...
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The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII displays none of the magic that made the original so beloved.
Eric and Jon discuss Fallout 4 and Final Fantasy VI on the latest episode of the WhaleCast.
Unlike modern Final Fantasy, FFVI is a refreshing reminder that it used to be OK for epic games to be a little silly.
A look back at the many important life lessons hidden within the SNES classic.
Mother's Day is right around the corner, so why are depictions of mothers in video games so lazily one-dimensional?
It's ridiculous to suggest that the game's all-male party is any more approachable or natural than a more diverse cast would have been.
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day -- for games, of course! Dork Shelf writers and readers bare their pixelated hearts to the games that made them fall in love with games.
One November night, fans gathered at the ex-Hummingbird, now Sony Centre, simply to share in the presence of Nobuo Uematsu. Titled Distant Worlds: The Music of Final Fantasy, a full orchestra presented material by the legendary Uematsu, conducted by Grammy winner Arnie Roth.
Throughout history mankind has been witness to many visioneers of the future. The Oracle of Lesbos. Nostradamus. Marty McFly. But despite all the renditions and predictions, evidence has arisen that the Earth has but one impending future – the world of Squaresoft’s Nintendo game Final Fantasy VI (Or III to everyone in North America). Our […]