Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a remake of the 1997 PlayStation game Final Fantasy 7.
It is the first in a series of games that will collectively expand upon and retell the story of the original Final Fantasy 7.
Yuffie's inclusion over Vincent to highlight is both about the canonical timeline of the original, as well as showing the potential divergence of Remake.
Mechanics such as synergy combos during combat seen in the recently released Intergrade are likely to be included in the upcoming sequel as well.
Both titles could be headed to PC via the Epic Games Store, if recently spotted updates to the store's backend are anything to go by.
A look at the biggest story beats of Final Fantasy 7 Remake's expansion, and how it might lead into the inevitable sequel.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Performance Mode on the PS5 makes it the best way to revisit the modern reimagining of this beloved classic.
Thanks to significant technical improvements and the addition of a great chunk of new content, Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade is a must-play for fans of the remake.
The free upgrade option is available to owners of the physical and digital version on PS4. Episode INTERmission, which stars Yuffie, is also out today.
The door texture was so bad in the original game that it made the wooden door look metal. Naturally, this spawned several memes.
The DLC is currently available to pre-load worldwide and adds two brand new story chapters with Yuffie as the protagonist.
The five previously exclusive accessories, the Chocobo Chick, Cactuar, and Carbuncle summons will be free for everyone on PS5.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade takes up less space on the PS5's SSD than the PS4's HDD, but it still comes in at over 80 GB without any patches.
The 1.02 update does not add anything except the PS5 save transfer feature. Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade releases next week.
Watch Yuffie enter Midgard in unique fashion, explore the slums and battle various foes, both alone and alongside Sonon.
Synergized Attacks for Yuffie and Sonon also detailed.
From quality of life changes to Episode INTERmission, there's a lot to look forward to.
Well, that's rather unfortunate.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's PlayStation exclusivity stretches on.
Ramuh also spotted as one of the new Summons.
Yuffie has also kinds of tricks up her sleeve.
Square Enix has released an extended version of the upcoming upgrade's PS5 features trailer.
Yuffie is the only playable character and no additional DLC is planned.
Two hotly anticipated games will show up at the Play! Play! Play! stream.
Gameplay details on how Yuffie will play have also been shared.
A host of new screens come as the game's pre-order goes live.
You'll have to wait for Part 2 for a full integrating of PS5's hardware features.
Farpoint VR and Remnant: From the Ashes on PS4 also included.
Pre-order bonus and Digital Deluxe Edition details also revealed.
Out on June 10th for PS5 with free upgrade option for PS4 owners.
The acclaimed remake could be in the next batch of free PS Plus games.
The alleged port is said to be much more than just a simple resolution bump.
A trademark application for "The Isle Dragon Roars" has also been filed.
The game's Co-director did not actually make an explicit tease for this weekend's concert.
FF7 Remake-related announcement to be made at the Orchestra World Tour this weekend.
Despite less profits, the company forecasts a 12.4 profit increase for the full year.
An insider said they could be revealed as early as February.
It joins eFootball PES and Kakarot for the honor this year.
And it doesn't seem to do much.
It's now Square Enix's highest selling digital release on the PlayStation platform.
No more need for candy.
The remake has nonetheless driven profits for Square Enix.
The Last of Us Part 2 ranks at fourth despite being released only last month.
Nomura is as surprised as anyone else, it seems.
Square Enix also talks about changes made to the game before launch.
Director Tetsuya Nomura is also aware that the next game has to release quickly.
"Our performance will temporarily drop below 100% efficiency because of this," says Yoshinori Kitase.
The concept was to make the summons a more active part of combat.
No Butterfingers required.
Could we get something in between this and the next part?
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered, too, saw great digital sales.
But the game's Director and Co-director fought to stay more true to the original.
It also set a new launch month sales record for the series, beating Final Fantasy 15's launch.
Here's how Square Enix can improve upon the already excellent first instalment.
Knock off the toughest boss in the game and obtain one of the best enemy skills with these tips.
No Butterfingers required.
"Please assume the story of FF7 will continue as FF7 always has," says Yoshinori Kitase.
However, Yoshinori Kitase said the team hasn't "exactly decided yet."
The game shows off those glowing reviews.
Find out all about the different types of accessories and armor in Square Enix's RPG.
Play as the talking lab rat dog.
Could this be an early look at the remake's second instalment?
Here's how to get all of the Limit Breaks and master all Weapon Proficiencies.
Here's hoping it doesn't take another five years.
Max out your weapons and Materia with these easy tips.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake sees a 90 per cent drop in sales.
Square Enix's long-awaited remake ended in an unexpected manner. Let's talk about it.
The long-awaited remake notched up impressive numbers within just three days after its launch.
Square Enix have made some bold alterations with their FF7 reimagining- here are the 15 biggest ones.
Find out how to buy up the Moogle Emporium and locate all of Corneo's secret stashes.
Find out what each and every Materia in the game can do.
Learn more about the visuals and how the development team achieved the remake's look.
Yoshinori Kitase explains the reasoning for the villain's more active presence.
That would make it the third biggest PS4 exclusive launch ever.
Square Enix's remake was the top-selling new release in Japan for the week.
The remake has some pretty big highs and some rather odd lows, all in all.
Here's where to find all weapons for each character and their main abilities.
Square Enix makes some pretty hefty changes to the classic and the response is...complicated.
Head to head comparison of Final Fantasy 7 Remake across both PlayStation platforms.
Yoshinori Kitase seems cheery about the future.
Resident Evil 3, meanwhile, sees a significant drop in sales.
Physical sales were down from Final Fantasy 15's launch, however.
One theme will require PlayStation Plus, however.
The Doom Slayer channels his inner Strife.
The trailer also contains "Gameplay captured on PC."
Make your trip to Midgar unforgettable with these handy pointers.
We've come a long way, baby.
Cloud Strife’s return is, simply put, beautiful and glorious.
Sorry, but no dice on that wish.
Producer Yoshinori Kitase talks about how the upcoming remake expands the original's story.
A primer on Cloud, Tifa, Aerith, and Barret for those not familiar with them.
The developers chose to build unique assets for each location rather than repurposing and reusing a select few.
"We thought to retain the elements that people love and just change the presentation," says co-director Naoki Hamaguchi.
Square Enix releases a final, meaty trailer of the long-awaited remake before its release.
But some of you know this already.
Reviews for the highly anticipated remake go live four days before launch.
Those down under can apparently get the game today.
With current PSN download speeds, it should finish downloading by the time Remake Part 2 comes out.
It seems Amazon has pushed back the physical release due to COVID-19 issues.
The development team talks about combining elements of the original with the new combat system.
It seems you'll be able to load this up 5 days early.
Copies for North America will be shipped within this week and arrive by April 10th.
The publisher makes another statement about how the RPG's launch will be affected by the ongoing pandemic.
Even this classic is not spotless.
Those expecting endgame content also "won't be disappointed," says Square Enix's Naoki Hamaguchi.
Learn more about the legendary RPG's cast and overall story.
Yoshinori Kitase justifies the episodic release by saying it can expand multiple aspects of original.
While The Last of Us Part 2 climbs into the top 10.
Another update about the situation will come from the publisher soon.
Square Enix is "monitoring" the situation and will provide more details tomorrow.
Square Enix drops a bunch of new images from the upcoming remake.
The first episode introduces players to the key development team members.
Square Enix's upcoming remake is hugely ambitious in nature- here are all the key differences between it and the original game.
The key details you need to know about Square Enix's long-awaited remake.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is still in second place as well.
Square wants to "make the city of Midgar feel as real as possible."
Yeah, this is a thing apparently.
That part of the original is something they didn't want to fully recreate.
That's some bold words.
Director Tetsuya Nomura says not to expect any of the various prequel and sequel characters.
A somewhat disappointing analysis.
Apparently, Square Enix chose to focus on quality over quantity.
Tetsuya Nomura sees the two as standing side-by-side.
The animated sequel film had an impact on the remake.
Director Tetsuya Nomura was adamant that the remake needed to retain some essence of the original's turn-based combat.
Could Square Enix have something planned for the Compilation title?
There will be no more delays, with development having wrapped up.
Producer Yoshinori Kitase talks about how the remake's plot expands upon the original.
"I think we'll probably get straight into it," says producer Yoshinori Kitase.
Several short videos highlight various aspects of the game.
Prepare for the bombing run (once again).
Charting the highs and lows of Square Enix's flagship franchise.
There are no changes in the top 5 this week.
Swear to God, not making this up.
The second part's launch will remain on schedule.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Resident Evil 3 follow in second and third places.
Square Enix has unveiled its line-up for the upcoming convention.
Check out the different abilities for each of these Summons.
Yoshinori Kitase seems pretty excited about the upcoming remake.
The back of the Korean version's case indicates as much, at least.
The upcoming RPG maintains a healthy lead over second-placed Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Watch Midgar rendered in unimaginable detail like never before.
Other major upcoming releases like DOOM Eternal, Marvel's Iron Man VR, Persona 5 Royal, and more will also be playable.
The footage comes from a special Japanese event celebrating the franchise.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons retains the second spot as well.
The crew you've come to know and love.
Revised box art shows when the new exclusivity window ends.
Meanwhile, Animal Crossing: New Horizons climbs to second place.
Classic party members, bosses, and characters are also revealed for the first time.
Maintaining a healthy, healthy lead.
The ad with a potential new slogan is all about the heavy hitters of 2020.
Meanwhile, Resident Evil 3 breaks into the top 10.
Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
This is to apply "final polish" and provide the "best possible experience," as per producer Yoshinori Kitase.
Not hard to understand why.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake is looking like a reminder of the astonishing progress visuals have made since the turn of the century.
The leak grows even leakier.
Combat, environmental design, and the ever-beloved intro are showcased in all their glory.
Bandai Namco's Tales of Arise climbs up to second place.
And also revealing costumes.
The perfect Holiday present?
With twice as many as votes as the second placed game.
The new screens show off plenty of iconic characters and locations.
Some new faces break into the top 10.
The iconic Cloud Strife is as suave as ever.
A new trailer focused on Cloud Strife will be shown off at the awards show tonight.
Timeless tunes can be yours next month.
A year of exclusivity for the PS4.
Square Enix's RPG refuses to relinquish the lead.
Both titles will receive new trailers later this month.
It's an interesting top 10 this week.
Producer Yoshinori Kitase drops details on the remake's summons system.
An office worker finds love with the original PS1 release.
Looking good, Joker- er, Tifa.
It's all in the details.
For those who're looking for more immediacy in the game's fights.
The upcoming RPG gets a spotlight at the expo.
Square Enix wants to make sure the game is accessible to veteran fans and newcomers alike.
Play the remake like the original... sort of.
A relatively unchanged top 5.
The top 10 remains relatively unchanged from last week.
Gameplay of a boss fight from Tokyo Game Show without commentary has also been released.
Square Enix's upcoming RPG refuses to get off the perch.
Fans of Ifrit and squatting mini-games, rejoice.
For those who want a truly old school experience.
Check out 14 minutes of boss fight gameplay from the TGS 2019 demo.
Reno and Rude finally make their long-awaited appearance.
Could the infamous Shinra characters appear in this new trailer?
Cloud looks at the looming structure of the Mako reactor.
Fan favorites like Reno and Rude could finally be showcased.
The remake will take every chance it gets to expand upon the original's story.
Death Stranding gameplay footage will also be shown.
The publisher also rings Final Fantasy 14: Shadowringers, Final Fantasy 8 Remastered, and more.
"We wanted to go beyond the original and tell the story in a much deeper way," says producer Yoshinori Kitase.
A sizeable lead over the second-placed game.
Trials of Mana, Life is Strange 2: Episode 4, and Final Fantasy 14 will also be present.
See how the setting goes from pencil to screen.
Though it's a remake, you should still expect the game to try out new things.
Get two different looks at the iconic location.
Square Enix also showcases how this translates in-game.
Will this be split across multiple parts too?
A look at one of the remake's key areas.
Along with some other major upcoming PS4 releases.
The publisher puts another nail in the coffin.
Like a massive sword to the chest for Xbox users.
The highly anticipated remake could end up launching on Microsoft's console as well.
It leads over the second placed game by over 300 points.
A big, big lead over all other games.
The game's director breaks down how Materia will work in the upcoming remake.
Yosuke Matsuda thinks remaking something is even harder than making it.
Party members will have enemy affinities; new enemies will also be added.
The legendary RPG returns next year- here's everything we learned about it at E3.
The first game will conclude with the escape from Midgar, says Square Enix's Yoshinori Kitase.
Yoshinori Kitase thinks they have the process down.
Cloud will get a new voice for the first time in almost twenty years.
"Our teams have made it so that the game will support both the next generation and the current generation of consoles," says Square Enix president and CEO Yosuke Matsuda.
Square Enix's Yoshinori Kitase doesn't know how many games the remake will contain.
Square goes all out for the collector's edition.
The fan-favourite character takes the spotlight.
The Active Time Bar returns, and you can switch between characters in combat.
A new trailer and key art have been released, with more details coming at Square Enix's E3 presser.
Major new information might be emerging soon.
Fellow Square Enix RPG Dragon Quest 11 S follows in second place.
A recent leak has shed light on a many new changes possibly being made to the RPG.
Might we be getting our hands on the long-awaited remake at long last?
Are we about to see a demo of the game at E3 this year?
The game's look has changed quite a bit in four years.
Square Enix confirmed through a blog post it will still release in multiple parts.
More information is promised for June.
Not a lot of surprises in this week's top 10.
The latest Famitsu charts see quite a few changes.
A rare new update on the long-awaited upcoming remake.
Upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusives dominate the rest of the charts.
Everything is still business as usual in this week's charts.
Previously the project lead, Hamaguchi now shares the same title as Tetsuya Nomura.
Meanwhile, Animal Crossing jumps up to second place.
Meanwhile, Days Gone breaks into the top 10.
Square Enix's behemoth RPG continues to be one of the most highly anticipated upcoming titles.
Square Enix's RPG leads the pack yet again.
The top 5 remains largely unchanged.
Devil May Cry 5 holds strong in second place.
Devil May Cry 5 leapfrogs Animal Crossing for a second placed finish.
Animal Crossing and Devil May Cry 5 retain their positions as well.
Animal Crossing for the Nintendo Switch trails behind in second place.
The Square Enix megaton duo remains firmly on top.
The top 5 remains unchanged in Famitsu's latest weekly charts.
Kingdom Hearts 3, meanwhile, is still on top.
Kingdom Hearts 3 retains the top spot.
Animal Crossing Switch leaps up into the top 5 as well.
The top 5 is dominated almost entirely by Square Enix games.
"Various" announcements and presentations for the long-awaited remake could be scheduled throughout the year.
Square Enix dominates the top 5 once again in latest Famitsu charts.
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Dragon Quest Builders 2 also rank close to the top.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake retakes the top spot yet again.
Kingdom Hearts 3 manages to hold on to the top spot.
The top 5 remains mostly unchanged in the latest Famitsu charts.
Don't fret, Final Fantasy fans- Kingdom Hearts 3's development hasn't stopped Square Enix from working on the upcoming remake as well.
While Kingdom Hearts 3 reclaims the top spot yet again.
Until then, however, Tetsuya Nomura urges fans to wait for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
Kingdom Hearts 3 moves back into second place.
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake continue their tug of war.
Meanwhile, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sees a slight drop in rankings.
The ongoing back and forth between Square Enix's upcoming behemoths continues.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate comes in at number three.
Nintendo's upcoming fighter overtakes Kingdom Hearts 3 in the latest charts.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate performs strongly as well.
The Square Enix duo rules the roost yet again.
The Square Enix megaton duo continues to dominate the charts.
The permanent top spot resident has finally ben dethroned.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate also charts high in the top 10.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake has now topped the weekly charts for 89 million years in a row.
Square Enix opting for a change in direction for the upcoming remake?
Kingdom Hearts 3, however, takes the top spot.
Upcoming Square Enix megatons top the charts once again.
Legendary Final Fantasy director/producer might be more directly involved with the game's development than we initially though.
More information on the game may come following the release of Kingdom Hearts 3.
Tetsuya Nomura talks about the complicated process of deciding what to show, how much to show, and when to show it.
Production on the game seems to be going smoothly.
Nomura reveals that the game is now out of pre-production.
E3 announcement incoming, then?
The latest Famitsu charts are in, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake is at the top once again.
The Air Buster boss's new appearance seems to have been leaked.
The Square Enix duo tops the charts again.
Incredible news for the series' fans.
They are based on a misunderstanding.
New details have emerged.
Does this mean we'll be seeing more of the game at E3?
Kingdom Hearts 3 still in second place as well.
We may not see the game for a while yet.
He mostly wants young developers to play an active role in in the development of art and visual effects.
Getting a little predictable.
Check out the top 10 inside.
The upcoming Square Enix RPGs continue to lead the pack.
Production is ramping up, it seems.
As per Tetsuya Nomura.
Pretty much the same as last week.
Hokuto ga Gotoku takes the third sport.
The new design was green lit from Cloud's original designer Tetsuya Nomura
But to me it sounds like we are a ways off from the game's release...
Cloud continues to dominate these charts
New images from the 30th anniversary exhibition have been released.
It's RPGs galore this week (again).
We get to see artwork of some iconic places and characters.
The latest Famitsu charts have been released.
Kitase gives an update on the highly anticipated remake.
The producer also stated that his goal for 2018 is to be able to work on the game in "comfort".
Square Enix has revealed information about what will be featured at this anniversary exhibition.
The latest weekly Famitsu charts are in...
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
Monster Hunter World, predictably enough, tops the charts.
Compared to last week, Kingdom Hearts III is in the third spot, moving up one place.
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
RPGs rule the roost.
RPGs galore in this week's charts.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets displaced (finally).
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Megatons lead the latest Famitsu charts.
The latest weekly Famitsu charts are in.
Tabata talks about his hesitation to direct the upcoming megaton remake.
Tetsuya Nomura is asking fans to be patient and wait for new announcements.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
Anticipation for these major games remains unabated.
The latest Famitsu's most wanted games chart is in.
The latest Famitsu most wanted charts are in.
Check out the latest Famitsu charts right here.
Both games rank among the top 10.
Will Square Enix release more details for their upcoming megaton releases?
"We wish we could give as much information as possible but it is imperative that we have control on the calendar in order."
Square Enix rules the roost in this week's charts.
Nomura describes himself as a "cross-sectional mercenary". We're sure it's even cooler than it sounds.
That actually does make sense.
Not much change here.
Square Enix games continue to rank high.
Square Enix games dominate the rankings once again.
Dragon Quest ranks high as well.
Dragon Quest XI also does well.
Mobius Final Fantasy project lead now in charge of development.
Probably gonna be up there for a long time.
But only the first episode of the Remake, or all of it?
Square Enix looking to "urgently recruit as much staff as possible."
The most predictable list of all time.
The go-to voice for the FF7 protagonist.
This is quite a surprise indeed.
Dragon Quest XI takes the top spot.
"What I can say is that it’s something like a skill," says Nomura.
Final Fantasy: Zero Dawn.
Tetsuya Nomura clarifies and confirms.
That's a shame for many fans, I am sure.
Dragon Quest takes the top spot.
"Still some way to go from here."
Dev team currently brushing up on first trailer's scenes.
The image was shown off at Final Fantasy's 30th anniversary event.
Look familiar to you?
Still lots of "ifs" though.
"Work is moving solidly."
The original Betrayalton.
"We’re making steady progress on its production."
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
The Top 10 gets a hefty shake up this week.
That is according to the popular Famitsu magazine.
Get your Final Fantasy 7 Remake fill-up right here.
Don't get too ahead of yourselves.
"I think that they must be making a brand new game that just shares the characters, story and world," says Sakaguchi on Final Fantasy 7 remake
A king bows out on the top.
Zelda falls, everything else holds its position.
Pretty much the same as always.
They are all losing to the utter domination of Final Fantasy 15 and Pokemon Sun/Moon.
Nomura thinks he's got a hit on his hands.
Japan votes on its most wanted games.
The games on which the hopes of the entire Japanese gaming market rest.
For the week ending August 21st, 2016.
Pokemon puts in a strong showing, Zelda and Dragon Quest gain, while Final Fantasy 7 Remake loses some of its luster.
Final Fantasy 15 and Persona 5 ruling the roost, while Zelda ekes out a Top 10 spot.
Persona 5 makes massive gains this week.
For the week ending 1st May 2016.
NieR: Automata still on track for 2016 despite also not being listed.
Latest Famitsu most wanted list revealed for the week ending April 24th.
Plus, Zelda enters the charts.
Japan's most wanted games, ranked.
Epic Games' Unreal Engine is being used in some of the biggest games out there.
For the week ending 6th March.
Steve Burton will let us all know in a few weeks.
Final Fantasy 15 takes the top spot though.
For the week ending January 10th, 2016.
The PS4 port of the PC game, not the remake.
Sounds like Square is giving this game the attention it deserves.
'We want to be able to tell the full story.'
Will this calm the trepidation over the new version?
Geomerics' Enlighten acting as "indirect lighting solution of choice".
Are you convinced yet?
Not too long before we learn more about the game.
Square Enix wants to avoid "summarizing" parts of the game.
One part for each disc? Episodic? Square Enix hasn't said.
The remake's beautiful visuals and combat are showcased for the first time.
More rumors popping up about Nintendo's next-gen console.
Square's new proprietary engine currently won't be used to develop the remake.
That's quite the tease, it will be interesting to see just what has changed.
New ad apparently lists release window for every major upcoming PS4 exclusive.
Victory fanfare for Xbox fans.
This isn't the first time Square Enix wanted to do a remake.
PC port wasn't even on his radar, apparently.
Director Tetsuya Nomura wants to do more than just upgrading the visuals.
You mean to say it's not just Final Fantasy 7 Remake???
And yes, Cloud will still be wearing a dress in the remake.
This is not what you expected. THIS IS NOT WHAT YOU EXPECTED.
Square Enix may finally be ready to remake the JRPG classic.
Of course, terms and conditions apply for Yoshinori Kitase.
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