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Perfo
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(12-30-2011, 06:30 AM)
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Source: http://www.ff-type0.net/

Yoshinor Kitase sat down for an interview with German Magazine M Games and has revealed that the title is still in early stages of developement, also saying that he would like the "remake" to have the same quality as the original.

Given the slow development time and the last words of Kitase, can we start to assume that this is indeed a full remake of Final Fantasy X?
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ronito
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(12-30-2011, 06:32 AM)
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I thought the date was mid 2012? How can it still be in early dev? Or did I get the date wrong?
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(12-30-2011, 06:32 AM)
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Whoa what?

I thought this was just an HD port? Holy crap, if it's an entire remake count me in day fucking yesterday!!
Shepard
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(12-30-2011, 06:32 AM)
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This has probably more to do with them wanting to see Vita's market situation than anything else.
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(12-30-2011, 06:33 AM)
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Remake!?
The Praiseworthy
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(12-30-2011, 06:33 AM)
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It will be enough for me if they remade the characters models only, that's alone will sell me the game.

But seriously I can't wait now for the first trailer.
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(12-30-2011, 06:33 AM)
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It won't be a remake. FFX already looks so good, so I doubt they'll do anything significant. It should release next year most probably.

Originally Posted by ronito

I thought the date was mid 2012? How can it still be in early dev? Or did I get the date wrong?

Remaster takes 6-8 months usually. Not much work.
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(12-30-2011, 06:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shepard

This has probably more to do with them wanting to see Vita's market situation than anything else.

How does this make any sense? It's on 2 platforms. If the Vita version bombs big whoop, they'll make their money on PS3 then.
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(12-30-2011, 06:34 AM)
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I hope this means they will add substantial new content, like new areas, bosses, weapons, etc. Probably not, though.
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(12-30-2011, 06:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by ronito

I thought the date was mid 2012? How can it still be in early dev? Or did I get the date wrong?

The release date is probably more affected by the Vita's health than the actual production schedule. Considering that SE's been pushing pretty hard to get things released on time as of late, I don't see this being delayed too badly internally.
The Xtortionist
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(12-30-2011, 06:34 AM)
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Skippable cutscenes please.
Franklinator
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(12-30-2011, 06:34 AM)
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Oh, I didn't know it was a remake! I'm sold
Takao
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(12-30-2011, 06:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by InsaneZero

The release date is probably more affected by the Vita's health than the actual production schedule.

The thing has been out for 2 weeks, and this game is multi-platform. Vita's health ain't got nothing to do with it. This is the same company that spends 5 years making a single PSP game. Their crappy management has more to do with it.
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MetatronM
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(12-30-2011, 06:36 AM)
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I thought it was due in 2012? How could it be in early development?

And what else is he going to say? "With this remake we're hoping to aim a little bit lower this time around and make an inferior product?"
kadotsu
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(12-30-2011, 06:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Xtortionist

Skippable cutscenes please.

Press Start+Select. There you go, you Philistine!
Cels
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(12-30-2011, 06:36 AM)
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as long as we get the stuff from the International release that I missed out on (being an American and all) I'll be happy
Shepard
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(12-30-2011, 06:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

How does this make any sense? It's on 2 platforms. If the Vita version bombs big whoop, they'll make their money on PS3 then.

But designing "a full remake" for the Vita when you're only going to make money on the PS3 isn't a good choice, it would just dumb the game down and probably hurt ps3 sales too.
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(12-30-2011, 06:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by InsaneZero

The release date is probably more affected by the Vita's health than the actual production schedule. Considering that SE's been pushing pretty hard to get things released on time as of late, I don't see this being delayed too badly internally.

They're most probably betting on the PS3 version. Sales from Vita should be a bonus to them, so it won't be delayed due to the Vita.
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(12-30-2011, 06:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by kadotsu

Press Start+Select. There you go, you Philistine!

...Could you really do that? Now I feel like an idiot.
Vamphuntr
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(12-30-2011, 06:37 AM)
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Guess I was right... When this was announced it was probably a bunch of doodles on a napkin.
Fancy Corndog
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(12-30-2011, 06:38 AM)
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Why are they remaking a PS2 game instead of...you know. Final Fantasy IX
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(12-30-2011, 06:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shepard

But designing "a full remake" for the Vita when you're only going to make money on the PS3 isn't a good choice, it would just dumb the game down and probably hurt ps3 sales too.

Huh? Vita has quickly reached scapegoat status.
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Perfo
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(12-30-2011, 06:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Meisadragon

It won't be a remake.

If it's just a porting what's the sense of saying things like "I'd like for it to have the same quality of the original"?
AuthenticM
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(12-30-2011, 06:38 AM)
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I think they'll give the game the same treatment Ocarina of Time got for its 3DS release. Quite a bit more oomph than a simple HD port, but not a full remake la REmake.
Sblargh
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(12-30-2011, 06:39 AM)
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They are remaking a FF that is not VII?
Yeah right.
Cels
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(12-30-2011, 06:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Xtortionist

...Could you really do that? Now I feel like an idiot.

Dunno what version that poster has, but I have a black label NA copy and I can't skip shit.
Cheska
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(12-30-2011, 06:40 AM)
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I really don't think FFX needs to be remade at all, just give us a port so I can play one of my favorite Final Fantasy titles on the go!
Ravage
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(12-30-2011, 06:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shepard

This has probably more to do with them wanting to see Vita's market situation than anything else.

It will sell alot more on the PS3 regardless of Vita's performance.

Back on topic, i'm guessing that there will be substantial new content with a small visual upgrade.
Last edited by Ravage; 12-30-2011 at 06:45 AM.
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(12-30-2011, 06:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shepard

But designing "a full remake" for the Vita when you're only going to make money on the PS3 isn't a good choice, it would just dumb the game down and probably hurt ps3 sales too.

A) Where has anyone involved in Final Fantasy said this was designed primarily for Vita? It's a PS2 game that's largely believed to just be getting a HD makeover, and not a full on remake.

B) Square Enix of all publishers would know Sony hardware as of late has a rough opening. They supported both the PS3 and PSP with that rough start. They know things eventually do get better.

C) This interview with Kitase came from a print magazine, which likely means the actual interview happened prior to Vita even being released. Even if it happened after, the thing's been out for 2 weeks.

Vita's health has absolutely nothing to do with this. I think Square Enix being Square Enix has more to do with it.
Bukana
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(12-30-2011, 06:41 AM)
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I hope it's September,2012.
I will buy both version, and hopefully, we can share the same save files, otherwise I am gonna buy the Vita version.
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Originally Posted by Perfo

If it's just a porting what's the sense of saying "I'd like for it to have the same quality of the original"? And also, why still in early dev. stages?

16:9 doesn't do itself. Lets hope they don't do the bare minimum. I would like re-sampled menus, original voice track, and a re-balanced Yojinbo.
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Originally Posted by Meisadragon

They're most probably betting on the PS3 version. Sales from Vita should be a bonus to them, so it won't be delayed due to the Vita.

Well, I would think that a short delay to wait for the Vita userbase to develop would be preferable, so that they can maximize their sales potential on both systems.

Then again, considering the current state of the franchise, I suppose it is in SE's best interest to just push this thing out as quickly as they can.
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(12-30-2011, 06:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by AuthenticM

I think they'll give the game the same treatment Ocarina of Time got for its 3DS release. Quite a bit more oomph than a simple HD port, but not a full remake la REmake.

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amrihua
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(12-30-2011, 06:43 AM)
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Don't they have to remake FFV - FFIX first?
Hellsing321
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(12-30-2011, 06:43 AM)
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This is the same company that is still making Versus XIII. This is just normal procedure for craping out effortless HD ports for Square.
Dedication Through Light
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(12-30-2011, 06:44 AM)
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Well hopefully they actually redo all character models and cutscenes and textures if it is truly that much of a quality remake.

Post story content?
Shepard
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(12-30-2011, 06:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by areal

Huh? Vita has reached scapegoat status.

I'm talking somethings out of my ass as I don't have that much of knowledge about the Vita, but I was under the impression that it can't quite achieve PS3 technical level (graphics, disk space...). The game has to be created with one platform in mind: if it's the ps3, they'll downport it for Vita (wich would probably make the Vita version worst), if they do it with Vita in mind and then up-port it to PS3, the game wouldn't be as full-realised as it could have been, get it? But don't need to take me so seriously, it's just something I thought :\
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Originally Posted by amrihua

Don't they have to remake FFV - FFIX first?

I don't think remaking them in order matters.
fernoca
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(12-30-2011, 06:46 AM)
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Probably part of the translation, who knows. Plus I remember the game been 4:3 (and the CG movies too); so they're probably tweaking some aspects and retouching thers in order to fit a 16:9/HD display.

We'll see..soon...maybe? :p
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(12-30-2011, 06:46 AM)
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As forgettable as some of the game was, FFX's battle system was butter smooth. And let's not forget the sphere grids. I'm down for a replay.
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(12-30-2011, 06:47 AM)
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An actual remake of the best FF would be grand, but I'll take just a HD version which is what I assume this is.
sublimit
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(12-30-2011, 06:47 AM)
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I was already more than happy with just an HD port.
But if they are going to do a full Remake of the original then sweet mother of God... i think i'll die from excitement overdose!
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(12-30-2011, 06:48 AM)
Pretty sure they're just finding ways to add DLC to a PS2 port




dat sevelopment
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Originally Posted by Perfo

If it's just a porting what's the sense of saying things like "I'd like for it to have the same quality of the original"?

The base product looks great, so they can easily get it running on PS3 and Vita at a good graphical fidelity with minimal enhancements. I see no point in them spending so much resources for a full blown "remake". I guess we need more information like whether they will redesign some levels or considerably change the textures. Looks unlikely though.
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(12-30-2011, 06:48 AM)
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Hurry it up, I want XII.
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(12-30-2011, 06:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by echoshifting

Hurry it up, I want XII.

International Version please.
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(12-30-2011, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bukana

International Version please.

Of course.
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(12-30-2011, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by echoshifting

Hurry it up, I want XII.

Originally Posted by Bukana

International Version please.

Amen to that.
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(12-30-2011, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by amrihua

Don't they have to remake FFV - FFIX first?

FFXII should come first because of 2 reasons.

1) There's the much improved International version which was never released here
2) XII already looks gorgeous and a simple HD treatment is all that's needed
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(12-30-2011, 06:52 AM)
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I would assume nothing. I think more and more it's going to be a remaster, not a remake. Chances are they have the higher-res pre-rendered backgrounds sitting somewhere, and those will just be put in.

You could take it being "the same quality as the original" to mean literally anything. They could make it the exact PS2 game with no changes at all and it would be the same quality.
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