The remake has some pretty big highs and some rather odd lows, all in all.
By now, many would have delved deep into Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 7 Remake, basking in the nostalgia while discovering everything that’s new. There are plenty of things to like and dislike, especially with how divisive some of the changes have been. So let’s take a closer look, starting with…
Like: The Visuals
It’s one thing for a game to look this good and make no mistake – despite some rough textures, Final Fantasy 7 Remake looks really good. The character animations, the skyboxes, the various effects during battles, the Summons – it’s a smorgasbord of beautiful visual touches. However, the art direction is even more amazing, whether it’s the design of the characters or just how faithfully translated the world feels from its PS One days to the current generation. And that’s an artistic and technical accomplishment worth celebrating. Midgar has never looked better. Cloud and friends have never looked better. It’s just a gorgeous game in every sense.