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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Announced (First on PS4)

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Pinko Marx

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I didn't get a chance to post this yesterday because GAF was down, but the way I felt as this game was being announced was unlike anything I've ever experienced. Obviously there are other exciting things in life, but this felt weird and different. Good, obviously (obviously). Euphoric. I was incredulous. I sat in my chair mouthing NO NO NO NO NO until I eventually just stood up and watched the entire thing. I was clutching my phone so tight that I ended up buffing a little of the polish off the back.

It's been so long. I've wanted this for so long. I can't even explain what this game means to me. I don't know how to explain without being sappy or uneconomical with words, so I guess I won't try.

The way they flashed the senior staff's names on the screen with the voice over and the music...this still doesn't feel real. Now that it's finally happened, I can't even understand how I felt the way I felt before.

Thank you to everyone at Square Enix for finally making this happen.
Truly a once in a lifetime gaming event. Only the reveal of HL3 is going to match this.

I'm seriously considering going on full blackout mode so when I play the game I can discover it all over again.
 

MagnaderAlpha

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Would I be right in thinking that Cloud from the new Dissidia is a better idea on how he might look in the remake?



Just make it look more like the Nomura design as opposed to Amano.
Cloud in Dissidia IS based on the Nomura design. Hell, it's basically full post-AC Cloud. The Amano alt is more "colorful" with white boots and lots of jewel chain hanging from his belt:

That being said, would love alternate costumes skins!
 

Bearpowers

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Anyone else kinda wanna forget about this now since it'll likely be 2-3 years til we get it?

Being in hype mode for that long will kill me.
 

Meccanical

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The language in the trailer made me think they are going to either alter/hardcore tie into the advent children and hopefully crisis core lore more. Not sure if that is super good or not to the fans.
That speech was just an extremely vague allegory about fans waiting for the remake since forever dressed up to sound like a plot point.
 

Pinko Marx

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I'm in the minority but I like AC Cloud's costume over FFVII's. I always used the AC Cloud costume in Dissidia when I played him.

Now his characterization, on the other hand, in AC is pretty whack.
 

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The language in the trailer made me think they are going to either alter/hardcore tie into the advent children and hopefully crisis core lore more. Not sure if that is super good or not to the fans.
The narrator in the trailer was speaking to the public about the remake itself. It was not an in-game narration.
 

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Guys

HD Jenova scene in Shinra building

HD mutated guys in Nibelheim reactor during the flashback

HD undersea environment with Emerald Weapon there... lurking... in random spots

No lie, these parts of the game are going to be scary as shit

Come to think of it, the Cave of the Gi in Cosmo Canyon is pretty creepy too. Also, the ship you take from Junon to Costa del Sol. And the Temple of Ancients with the enemy on the wall.
 
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I didn't get a chance to post this yesterday because GAF was down, but the way I felt as this game was being announced was unlike anything I've ever experienced. Obviously there are other exciting things in life, but this felt weird and different. Good, obviously (obviously). Euphoric. I was incredulous. I sat in my chair mouthing NO NO NO NO NO until I eventually just stood up and watched the entire thing. I was clutching my phone so tight that I ended up buffing a little of the polish off the back.

It's been so long. I've wanted this for so long. I can't even explain what this game means to me. I don't know how to explain without being sappy or uneconomical with words, so I guess I won't try.

The way they flashed the senior staff's names on the screen with the voice over and the music...this still doesn't feel real. Now that it's finally happened, I can't even understand how I felt the way I felt before.

Thank you to everyone at Square Enix for finally making this happen.
Was definitely a once in a lifetime moment.

Had I known this was being announced, I would have pushed harder to get into E3 this year and actually convinced my boss to take off work. Wish you told me, Kagari :/. Can't even imagine what it was like at the actual presentation. There have been some neat announcements at the 2 E3s I got into which definitely led to a pretty cool experience when sitting in on the conferences, but nothing would have compared to that.
 

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Guys

HD Jenova scene in Shinra building

HD mutated guys in Nibelheim reactor during the flashback

HD undersea environment with Emerald Weapon there... lurking... in random spots

No lie, these parts of the game are going to be scary as shit

There are so many iconic and memorable areas in this game.

Please don't fuck this up, S-E.
 

Meccanical

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Guys

HD Jenova scene in Shinra building

HD mutated guys in Nibelheim reactor during the flashback

HD undersea environment with Emerald Weapon there... lurking... in random spots

No lie, these parts of the game are going to be scary as shit

Come to think of it, the Cave of the Gi in Cosmo Canyon is pretty creepy too. Also, the ship you take from Junon to Costa del Sol. And the Temple of Ancients with the enemy on the wall.
No to mention the Shinra Mansion and the Train Graveyard.

Spooks ahead.(If they do it right)
 

yami4ct

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Guys

HD Jenova scene in Shinra building

HD mutated guys in Nibelheim reactor during the flashback

HD undersea environment with Emerald Weapon there... lurking... in random spots

No lie, these parts of the game are going to be scary as shit
Even as someone with little nostalgia for VII, there are so many moments I can't wait to see in HD.

The Flashback with Tifa's past. Her Cowboy hat is going to be hilarious.
The giant city cannon firing at the Weapon
Knights of the Round!
All of the Weapon Fights
The Basilisk impaled on the tree
Chocobo races
Meteor. Just in general
Barett's old dessert home town
The fight at night in the Shin-Ra building

Man, so much cool stuff that's going to be awesome rendered in HD.
 

wmlk

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Would I be right in thinking that Cloud from the new Dissidia is a better idea on how he might look in the remake?



Just make it look more like the Nomura design as opposed to Amano.
That is actually the older design of what they're going for in Dissidia. Now, they are using pre-FFVII Compilation Buster Sword design.

This is the original Buster Sword design, before the Compilation:



This design is being used in Dissidia.

So, they're staying more faithful to the original designs for the remake and seem to be pushing aside the Compilation, at least for this.
 

YankeeDonB

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HD Jenova scene in Shinra building

HD mutated guys in Nibelheim reactor during the flashback

HD undersea environment with Emerald Weapon there... lurking... in random spots

No lie, these parts of the game are going to be scary as shit

Come to think of it, the Cave of the Gi in Cosmo Canyon is pretty creepy too. Also, the ship you take from Junon to Costa del Sol. And the Temple of Ancients with the enemy on the wall.
No fear. Suck hot ungermax, Emerald!
 

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Admit: I teared up a bit when the intro theme notes started as we saw Barrett walking toward the light, then Cloud.

This will be my first JRPG I play through since FFX.
 

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Even as someone with little nostalgia for VII, there are so many moments I can't wait to see in HD.

The Flashback with Tifa's past. Her Cowboy hat is going to be hilarious.
The giant city cannon firing at the Weapon
Knights of the Round!
All of the Weapon Fights
The Basilisk impaled on the tree
Chocobo races
Meteor. Just in general
Barett's old dessert home town
The fight at night in the Shin-Ra building

Man, so much cool stuff that's going to be awesome rendered in HD.
Don't forget about cloud grabbing Tifas HD panties !
Yea some things just aren't going to translate well in HD
 

co1onel

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Even as someone with little nostalgia for VII, there are so many moments I can't wait to see in HD. .
I love this. I didn't play FF7 until about 5 years ago, yet I still can't wait to see the world of midgar fully realized in HD. It's a very interesting world, and I'm sure it's going to look amazing.
 

yami4ct

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Don't forget about cloud grabbing Tifas HD panties !
Yea some things just aren't going to translate well in HD
FF7 is such a weird thing. I'm interested to see how they handle things like finding random items. What is Limit Break item even going to look like? (assuming those are still earned in the same way). What actually happens when you play the right notes on Tifa's piano to get her final LB?
 

Meccanical

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FF7 is such a weird thing. I'm interested to see how they handle things like finding random items. What is Limit Break item even going to look like? (assuming those are still earned in the same way). What actually happens when you play the right notes on Tifa's piano to get her final LB?
If I remember correctly limit break items are manuals.

Like actual paper manuals.

They made renders for all items, you can see them at the wiki.
 

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That is actually the older design of what they're going for in Dissidia. Now, they are using pre-FFVII Compilation Buster Sword design.

This is the original Buster Sword design, before the Compilation:



This design is being used in Dissidia.

So, they're staying more faithful to the original designs for the remake and seem to be pushing aside the Compilation, at least for this.
That looks more like what the Cloud design in the remake should aim for. Just needs green eyes, not blue.
 

yami4ct

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If I remember correctly limit break items are manuals.

Like actual paper manuals.

They made renders for all items, you can see them at the wiki.
Yeah, I totally forgot that. I wonder what that Piano puzzle is going to look like (again, just as an example). Does some small drawer slide out and you find a paper manual in there?

On another note, why the hell was a limit break manual sitting in there in the first place?
 

Meccanical

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That looks more like what the Cloud design in the remake should aim for. Just needs green eyes, not blue.
Speaking of eyes, I swear to god, stop listening to these fangirls and make Cloud's eyes glow like they should god dammit.

It's important.
 

viveks86

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I didn't get a chance to post this yesterday because GAF was down, but the way I felt as this game was being announced was unlike anything I've ever experienced. Obviously there are other exciting things in life, but this felt weird and different. Good, obviously (obviously). Euphoric. I was incredulous. I sat in my chair mouthing NO NO NO NO NO until I eventually just stood up and watched the entire thing. I was clutching my phone so tight that I ended up buffing a little of the polish off the back.

It's been so long. I've wanted this for so long. I can't even explain what this game means to me. I don't know how to explain without being sappy or uneconomical with words, so I guess I won't try.

The way they flashed the senior staff's names on the screen with the voice over and the music...this still doesn't feel real. Now that it's finally happened, I can't even understand how I felt the way I felt before.

Thank you to everyone at Square Enix for finally making this happen.
D'awww… I think I might be able to forgive you for all the wrong you did to Trico
 

wmlk

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That looks more like what the Cloud design in the remake should aim for. Just needs green eyes, not blue.
This is exactly what they're going for I think.

It's not a coincidence that Nomura redrew Cloud for Dissidia and that's his updated look.



It's more faithful to original art than anything SE has done with FFVII since the original.
 

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Even as someone with little nostalgia for VII, there are so many moments I can't wait to see in HD.

The Flashback with Tifa's past. Her Cowboy hat is going to be hilarious.
The giant city cannon firing at the Weapon
Knights of the Round!
All of the Weapon Fights
The Basilisk impaled on the tree
Chocobo races
Meteor. Just in general
Barett's old dessert home town
The fight at night in the Shin-Ra building

Man, so much cool stuff that's going to be awesome rendered in HD.
Supernova! How will that make sense? It better be there though in all it's ridiculousness.
 

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best part of this trailer the fact the narration didn't consist of ffxiii-grade asscrap about falcie crystals and shit

maybe this will be not terrible
 

SolVanderlyn

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Speaking of eyes, I swear to god, stop listening to these fangirls and make Cloud's eyes glow like they should god dammit.

It's important.
Unless they rewrite the story, then they absolutely have to do this as a few scenes rely on this fact. Which is good, it gives them incentive to stick to that part of the script. Just look at his portrait.



They have that murky, mako glow to them.

A nice touch I always loved is that they don't glow yet in his flashback portrait.



They're a deep, ocean blue. Post Nibelheim is when they become greenish blue and slightly ethereal looking.
 

MilkBeard

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Don't forget about cloud grabbing Tifas HD panties !
Yea some things just aren't going to translate well in HD
Lol this just reminded me of the part where they narrate the flashback to Nibelhiem. You can go through Tifa's drawers to see her underwear and she gets made a Cloud. That part was hilarious.
 
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