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Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - coming 03/03/2020

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:43 am
by gamerforever
Looks awesome and so glad it doesn’t have the awful turn based battle system, which really should stay in the past.

Still not sure on whether this is being released in episodes because of the price of the title, which seems to be like any top release.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:42 am
by Rubix
It will be, i think it will be in two halves personally

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - coming 03/03/2020

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:46 am
by NickSCFC
gamerforever wrote:Still not sure on whether this is being released in episodes because of the price of the title, which seems to be like any top release.


Each episode is a full game, hence the 2 discs just for Midgar alone.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - coming 03/03/2020

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:21 am
by jawafour
gamerforever wrote:...so glad it doesn’t have the awful turn based battle system, which really should stay in the past...

I was surprised by this change. I'm not saying the new system doesn't sound good, but it appears to be far different to the original game.

gamerforever wrote:...Still not sure on whether this is being released in episodes because of the price of the title, which seems to be like any top release.

Yeah, the messaging didn't seem clear; there is talk of "two Blu-rays" and collector's editions, but I wonder if this release is gonna be the whole game or just the first part?

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:45 am
by Tafdolphin
It looks gorgeous. Still unconvinced by the battles though, and I don't think I can accurately express just how much I hate the voices. Barratt does indeed appear to sound entirely like a bad Mr T impression.

Hopefully there'll be a Japanese voice pack available for download, or a slider to turn them off entirely.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:47 am
by Captain Kinopio
Best in show.

My experience with FF is about 10 hours with 15 before getting bored. Thought this looked absolutely stunning, I just hope it's accessible for new comers.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:36 am
by Tomous
Is it me or are they being really unclear with their episodic plans for this?

After watching the presentation I came away thinking they’d scrapped that idea and next year’s release was the full game. But that doesn’t seem to be the case?

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:41 am
by Rubix
Im pretty sure they will split the game but maybe its in smaller chunks

Like 2 or 3 games not in small bites

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:45 am
by Jenuall
Haven't had a chance to watch the latest clips for this, will hopefully get a chance today! I'm still very excited - but are they trying to charge full price for each part of the game now?

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:19 am
by Hexx
Tafdolphin wrote:Still unconvinced by the battles though


Slashing away with a 6 foot sword doing tiny chip damage to power up a special attack seems odd....

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:17 pm
by Rubix
I love how the Scorpion gets damaged the longer the fight goes on

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:28 pm
by Jenuall
Hexx wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:Still unconvinced by the battles though


Slashing away with a 6 foot sword doing tiny chip damage to power up a special attack seems odd....

Hmm. I don't mind them mixing things like this up, after all the original will always be there to play if I want that experience. But if they are going to change aspects like the battle system it would be nice if they did so in a way that maintained enough of the essence of the original.

And obviously if you are going to replace something make damn sure that the replacement is good!

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:05 pm
by Hexx
https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/pro ... i%20remake

Looks like full price per episode....

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:08 pm
by Lagamorph
Hexx wrote:https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/product/EP0082-CUSA07187_00-DIGISTANPREORDER?smcid=web%3Apsn%3Aprimary%20nav%3Asearch%3Afinal%20fantasy%20vii%20remake

Looks like full price per episode....

That reads to me like it's the whole thing, not just a single episode.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:10 pm
by jiggles
Lagamorph wrote:
Hexx wrote:https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/product/EP0082-CUSA07187_00-DIGISTANPREORDER?smcid=web%3Apsn%3Aprimary%20nav%3Asearch%3Afinal%20fantasy%20vii%20remake

Looks like full price per episode....

That reads to me like it's the whole thing, not just a single episode.


Literally the third line:

The first entry in a multi-part saga, delivering a level of depth inconceivable for the original. Mind-blowing story, unforgettable characters, epic battles and technical excellence collide.


They're charging full price because it's a full game. It's one part of a larger story, but it is still a full game.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:14 pm
by Wedgie
:slol: I think I'll wait for the whole thing to be released, tbh.

God knows how long that'll take them.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:17 pm
by jiggles
Wedgie wrote::slol: I think I'll wait for the whole thing to be released, tbh.

God knows how long that'll take them.


Well, it may never happen. This could be all we ever get.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:20 pm
by Wedgie
jiggles wrote:
Wedgie wrote::slol: I think I'll wait for the whole thing to be released, tbh.

God knows how long that'll take them.


Well, it may never happen. This could be all we ever get.


That's always possible.

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:23 pm
by Wedgie

Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4) - Midgar episode coming 03/03/2020 (2 Blu-ray discs)

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 pm
by Chocolate-Milk
>summon materia dlc

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