Final Fantasy 7
Only '90s kids remember mass shootings at an amusement park being used as a throwaway story device. Also: Chatter about Slay the Spire, Bloodstained, and a big apology for screwing up the TurboGrafx-16 Console Quest.
Grab a glass of Tang and play these classic games after watching Evangelion on Netflix.
Everything we notice in last night's big Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal.
The Final Fantasy 7 Remake hasn't offered much in the way of gameplay or storytelling yet, but it's sure dished up some drama.
Other minor bugs have been fixed as well.
After a long hibernation, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake resurfaces with a wealth of new information.
Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | With Kat temporarily out of the picture, Anthony John Agnello and John Learned gab about A Link to the Past, Persona 5, Final Fantasy 7, and the joy (and agony) of reviewing RPGs.
Square Enix's latest Inside Final Fantasy video dips into the slums of Midgar and beyond.
Let's hear the first ten seconds of that song again. And again.
Trust me. That's smooth.
Step aside Kingdom Hearts 3.
But Cloud is still the craziest reveal.
Could we see more than just the Remake?
Everyone but Squall fans will be happy in 2019.
Also, expect to learn more about the members of Avalanche.
Don't call it a remake, I've been announced for years.
A recent job listing indicates Square-Enix's dream project might still be parked near the starting line.
An art exhibit in Tokyo unveiled a new Cloud.
Want to get into Final Fantasy? We list entry points for beginning, intermediate, and experienced fans of the series.
Along with several other copyrighted materials like films and TV shows.
But maybe Yu Suzuki got some good ideas for Shenmue out of it?
PODCAST | Obsidian joins us to talk about why Fallout New Vegas became a beloved classic, while Kat and Nadia talk about Final Fantasy VII's relevance in 2017.
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ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.
One of the most beloved games of all time is being remade by Square Enix, but it's not exactly an easy undertaking.
So much for turning over a new leaf.
"From here on out, with production and quality in mind, we're shifting to our in-house organization."
From the role of Midgar to Aerith's famous death, we dive deep into an all-time classic.
2020 will be a cool year for Square Enix.
Business Division 1 needs a big, beautiful team for their big, beautiful remake.
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | What happens when the good guys are kinda... bad?
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | How an RPG put a new spin on a classic literary concept.
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | Final Fantasy VII's big bad wasn't all that big, but he was definitely bad.
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | The oppressive megalopolis at the heart of a classic RPG.
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | The ultimate evolution of Final Fantasy's game design philosophy amounted to an inversion of RPG tradition.
CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | But was it really so unprecedented?
Kat and Nadia jaw about the Final Fantasy VII remake as well as Horizon Zero Dawn, BioWare's new IP, the Switch, and of course, Persona 4 Golden.
Yoshinori Kitase is frank about the progress of Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Can someone give us a new trailer, at least? Anyone? Anyone? ... Bugenhagen?
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat and Nadia welcome Polygon's Matt Leone to discuss his massive oral history of Final Fantasy VII.
Even the most dedicated Final Fantasy VII fans will find tons of new information from Matt Leone's extensive feature.
Our new Monday column highlights this week's Switch event. Plus: Thoughts on Scalebound's reported cancellation, the NES Classic hack, and more.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: New information about Mass Effect Andromeda, a hands-on preview of Tyranny, and what if we could play more RPGs as the villain? Kat and Nadia chat it up (and reminisce about Grandia 2).
If one video game can teach us about finding bright lights in dark places, it's Final Fantasy VII.
Square Enix is not opposed to content from Crisis Core or Advent Children appearing in the remake.
After all these years, Final Fantasy VII is still one of the most popular games ever made. Why has it left such a strong impression even after all these years?
The announcement of Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Strife bring the last of Nintendo's deep cuts for the gaming literate.
Axe of the Blood God takes an in-depth look at Bloodborne's DLC while recapping the news from PSX.
Square Enix says it'd have to "cut various parts" to have Final Fantasy VII Remake as a single game.
2015 IN REVIEW: Bob looks back on 12 months of absolutely unexpected announcements.
Square Enix's update is more faithful than it first appears, plus other observations from the slew of new Final Fantasy VII Remake info.
See all the big announcements and watch the trailers as we recap the announcements from Sony's PSX 2015 keynote.
The current slate of Nintendo consoles may be entering their twilight years, but they sure won't be going quiet into that good night.
What does the grouping of three distinct mediums into one exhibition say about their place in Japanese pop culture?
We capture the thoughts of Kat and Jeremy in the immediate aftermath of Square Enix's surprising announcements.
Many of the best games are still more than a year out, but the foundation is in place for the future.
At long, long last, Final Fantasy VII is being remade for current generation consoles. That's fantastic news - but how should it be done? Nadia Oxford has some very interesting ideas.
This show holds a lot of promise for RPGs, like a possible Dragon Quest VII release. Will our hopes be realized, or dashed?
From Street Fighter II to Knights of the Old Republic, we examine some of the most important third-party console exclusives through the years.