• Final Fantasy VII Remake will feature Full Game Episodes



    According to the latest issue of Game Informer, the remake of Final Fantasy VII won't only be released in episodic form, but each one will be the size of a full game, comparable in size to each Final Fantasy XIII game. According to producer Yoshinori Kitase, "It will essentially be a full scale game for each part of the multi-part series. In XIII, each installment told the story from a different angle. It was kind of like approaching an unknown territory in a sense. Whereas with Final Fantasy VII Remake, we already have a preexisting story, so it wouldn't really make sense if that isn't encompassed in a multi-part series... So if we're just looking at each of these parts, one part should be on par with the scale of one Final Fantasy XIII game."

    He also mentioned that the story would be modernized, "I, along with [Tetsuya] Nomura-san and [Kazushige] Nojima-san--who are involved with the remake--were also involved with the original Final Fantasy," Kitase said. "We were the people who created it, so in that sense, we don't think anything is untouchable. That isn't to say we're changing everything!"

    Square Enix has still yet to announce a release date. It's likely that the game, which is set for release on the Playstation 4, won't see the light of day until well after Final Fantasy XV's September 30th release.

    Here's the trailer that was released in December:

    This article was originally published in forum thread: Final Fantasy VII Remake will feature Full Game Episodes started by Colonel Angus View original post
    Comments 37 Comments
    1. Galuf's Avatar
      Galuf -
      i like that Barret pic.

      Still vainly hoping that theres an xbox version too. but dont matter much if there isnt
    1. Bubba's Avatar
      Bubba -
      Barret didn't wear sunglasses in the original. They're changing too much. LEAVE MY BELOVED FFVII ALONE!

      Also, why would you wear sunglasses at night down a dark alley?
    1. Galuf's Avatar
      Galuf -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
      Barret didn't wear sunglasses in the original. They're changing too much. LEAVE MY BELOVED FFVII ALONE!

      Also, why would you wear sunglasses at night down a dark alley?
      incase the Gun arm wasnt enough to show people not to smurf with him.
    1. Formalhaut's Avatar
      Formalhaut -
      if a gunarm isn't enough to do that, then I question what else will work.
    1. Galuf's Avatar
      Galuf -
      Quote Originally Posted by Formalhaut View Post
      if a gunarm isn't enough to do that, then I question what else will work.
      TWO GUNARMS!!
    1. maybee's Avatar
      maybee -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
      Barret didn't wear sunglasses in the original. They're changing too much. LEAVE MY BELOVED FFVII ALONE!

      Also, why would you wear sunglasses at night down a dark alley?
      Have you seen how shiny Cloud's Buster Sword is in the trailer ? Yeah, he needs those sunglasses 8D
    1. Fynn's Avatar
      Fynn -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
      Barret didn't wear sunglasses in the original. They're changing too much. LEAVE MY BELOVED FFVII ALONE!

      Also, why would you wear sunglasses at night down a dark alley?
      Idk, they're kinda hot
    1. Bubba's Avatar
      Bubba -
      Maybe if he took off his sunglasses, he would clearly see that he was about to kill innocent people by blowing up the No.1 Reactor.

      /Thread

      EDIT: Back on topic though, I hope the episodes aren't too expensive. Babies are expensive
    1. Fynn's Avatar
      Fynn -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
      Maybe if he took off his sunglasses, he would clearly see that he was about to kill innocent people by blowing up the No.1 Reactor.

      /Thread

      EDIT: Back on topic though, I hope the episodes aren't too expensive. Babies are expensive
      Well, it's not SE's fault that you decided to have one. So you can blame no one but yourself
    1. Formalhaut's Avatar
      Formalhaut -
      Yeah, everyone knows SE fans are terrible nerds who spend all their time and money playing games; how can you even *make* a baby between gaming sessions?
    1. Bubba's Avatar
      Bubba -
      Let's just say men are more than capable of multi-tasking.

      Bubba - Most Romantic Member 2015
    1. Formalhaut's Avatar
      Formalhaut -
      I was going to make a joystick joke but I thought that'd be way too crude.
    1. Sephiroth's Avatar
      Sephiroth -
      Stop buying babies, Bubba.
    1. Bright Shield's Avatar
      Bright Shield -
      Quote Originally Posted by Colonel Angus View Post
      Attachment 67848

      According to the latest issue of Game Informer, the remake of Final Fantasy VII won't only be released in episodic form, but each one will be the size of a full game, comparable in size to each Final Fantasy XIII game. According to producer Yoshinori Kitase, "It will essentially be a full scale game for each part of the multi-part series. In XIII, each installment told the story from a different angle. It was kind of like approaching an unknown territory in a sense. Whereas with Final Fantasy VII Remake, we already have a preexisting story, so it wouldn't really make sense if that isn't encompassed in a multi-part series... So if we're just looking at each of these parts, one part should be on par with the scale of one Final Fantasy XIII game."

      He also mentioned that the story would be modernized, "I, along with [Tetsuya] Nomura-san and [Kazushige] Nojima-san--who are involved with the remake--were also involved with the original Final Fantasy," Kitase said. "We were the people who created it, so in that sense, we don't think anything is untouchable. That isn't to say we're changing everything!"

      Square Enix has still yet to announce a release date. It's likely that the game, which is set for release on the Playstation 4, won't see the light of day until well after Final Fantasy XV's September 30th release.

      Here's the trailer that was released in December:

      Well that sounds horrible.
    1. Elly's Avatar
      Elly -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
      Barret didn't wear sunglasses in the original. They're changing too much. LEAVE MY BELOVED FFVII ALONE!

      Also, why would you wear sunglasses at night down a dark alley?
      didn't we already discuss the sunglasses at night thing... and i think Corey Hart clearly won that one...
    1. Del Murder's Avatar
      Del Murder -
      Quote Originally Posted by Colonel Angus View Post
      According to producer Yoshinori Kitase, "It will essentially be a full scale game for each part of the multi-part series. In XIII, each installment told the story from a different angle. It was kind of like approaching an unknown territory in a sense. Whereas with Final Fantasy VII Remake, we already have a preexisting story, so it wouldn't really make sense if that isn't encompassed in a multi-part series...
      How would that not make sense?

      Full game as in, you start from level 1 each time? Or are you playing the whole story each time but from a different perspective? Or is it encompassing Crisis Core and Advent Children, so Episode 1 = CC, Episode 2 = FFVII, Episode 3 = AC? That is the only parallel FFVII has with XIII. The main FFVII game in no way is similar to how the stories unfold in XIII, XIII-2 and LR.

      Kitase is making no sense.
    1. Vincent, Thunder God's Avatar
      Vincent, Thunder God -
      Quote Originally Posted by Del Murder View Post
      Quote Originally Posted by Colonel Angus View Post
      According to producer Yoshinori Kitase, "It will essentially be a full scale game for each part of the multi-part series. In XIII, each installment told the story from a different angle. It was kind of like approaching an unknown territory in a sense. Whereas with Final Fantasy VII Remake, we already have a preexisting story, so it wouldn't really make sense if that isn't encompassed in a multi-part series...
      How would that not make sense?

      Full game as in, you start from level 1 each time? Or are you playing the whole story each time but from a different perspective? Or is it encompassing Crisis Core and Advent Children, so Episode 1 = CC, Episode 2 = FFVII, Episode 3 = AC? That is the only parallel FFVII has with XIII. The main FFVII game in no way is similar to how the stories unfold in XIII, XIII-2 and LR.

      Kitase is making no sense.
      That was my reaction when I just read that quote. I get that the budget for a graphically enhanced game of FF 7's scope is more expensive, but I miss the days when each new entry in the series could tell a huge and epic story in a single game. The story had no need back then to be split into installments, aside from the budget needed I don't see any reason to now.
    1. Galuf's Avatar
      Galuf -
      or maybe they just want to milk as much money out of the most populour FF and have no real other reason.
      idk
    1. VeloZer0's Avatar
      VeloZer0 -
      I think the not make sense was referring to the fact that it doesn't make sense for them to only make us pay for the game once.
    1. Psychotic's Avatar
      Psychotic -
      Ehhhh. How many FFXIII sized games can you make out of FFVII? Two, if you're really pushing it?A lot of new content will be needed. I don't really have faith that this is something that will be delivered but more information is needed.
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