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The Best Version of Every Final Fantasy Game

Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.

Final Fantasy 7 On the Switch is the Best of Times and the Worst of Times

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.

New Final Fantasy 7 Video Reveals Midgar's Design Was Inspired Less by Blade Runner and More by Pizza

Square Enix's latest Inside Final Fantasy video dips into the slums of Midgar and beyond.

Final Fantasy 7 Switch's Music Bug Messes Up the Game's Epic Atmosphere

Let's hear the first ten seconds of that song again. And again.

The PlayStation Classic's Price Tumbles to $40

Your childhood memories are on sale again.

Joker is the Craziest Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Since Cloud

But Cloud is still the craziest reveal.

Tons of Final Fantasy Games Coming to Switch (But Not the Best One... Sad)

Everyone but Squall fans will be happy in 2019.

The Final Fantasy VII Remake is "Moving Along More Than Expected."

Also, expect to learn more about the members of Avalanche.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Should Be Considered a "New Creation" According to Latest Job Listing

Don't call it a remake, I've been announced for years.

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Isn't Coming Out Any Time Soon

A recent job listing indicates Square-Enix's dream project might still be parked near the starting line.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Reportedly Redesigned Cloud's Character

An art exhibit in Tokyo unveiled a new Cloud.

Where You Should Start in Final Fantasy on its 30th Anniversary

Want to get into Final Fantasy? We list entry points for beginning, intermediate, and experienced fans of the series.

The CIA Released 321 Gigabytes of Files From Bin Laden's Computer, Which Had a Copy of Final Fantasy VII

Along with several other copyrighted materials like films and TV shows.

New Interview Reveals the High Expectations That Doomed the Classic RPG Panzer Dragoon Saga

But maybe Yu Suzuki got some good ideas for Shenmue out of it?

Axe of the Blood God: How Fallout New Vegas Became a Beloved Classic

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.

What Final Fantasy VII Taught Me

Some of us are only capable of learning lessons the hard way.

Kitase on Final Fantasy Theories: "You're Thinking About This Too Much"

"Gogo is not dead US politician Adlai Stevenson. What is wrong with you people?"

The Nintendo Switch is Finally Coming Together, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is Not, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Release Date, Developer, Trailer, Characters, Gameplay - Everything We Know

One of the most beloved games of all time is being remade by Square Enix, but it's not exactly an easy undertaking.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Moves To In-House Development at Square Enix

"From here on out, with production and quality in mind, we're shifting to our in-house organization."

Final Fantasy VII: A Six-Part Deep Dive Into Square's RPG Classic

From the role of Midgar to Aerith's famous death, we dive deep into an all-time classic.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Kingdom Hearts 3 Still Years Away From Release

2020 will be a cool year for Square Enix.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Is Moving Forward, Square-Enix "Recruiting Urgently"

Business Division 1 needs a big, beautiful team for their big, beautiful remake.

Final Fantasy VII Deep Dive, Part 6: Can Final Fantasy VII's Premise Pass Muster in a Modern Remake?

CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | What happens when the good guys are kinda... bad?

Final Fantasy VII Deep Dive, Part 5: An RPG Gets Existential With Its Central Question: "Who Am I?"

CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | How an RPG put a new spin on a classic literary concept.

Final Fantasy VII Deep Dive, Part 4: Sephiroth Skewered Our Expectations for RPG Villains... and Our Girlfriend, Too

CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | Final Fantasy VII's big bad wasn't all that big, but he was definitely bad.

Final Fantasy VII Deep Dive, Part 3: How a "Rotting Pizza" Defined the Plight of Final Fantasy VII's World

CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | The oppressive megalopolis at the heart of a classic RPG.

Final Fantasy VII Deep Dive, Part 2: How Materia Completed a Role-play Reversal

CLASSIC DEEP DIVE | The ultimate evolution of Final Fantasy's game design philosophy amounted to an inversion of RPG tradition.

Axe of the Blood God 91: Horizon Zero Dawn, and What's Going On with the Final Fantasy VII Remake?

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.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Producer: "There Is Still Some Way To Go From Here"

Yoshinori Kitase is frank about the progress of Final Fantasy VII Remake.

What the Heck Is Going on with the Final Fantasy VII Remake?

Can someone give us a new trailer, at least? Anyone? Anyone? ... Bugenhagen?

USgamer's RPG Podcast: An In-Depth Look at the Oral History of Final Fantasy VII

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat and Nadia welcome Polygon's Matt Leone to discuss his massive oral history of Final Fantasy VII.

10 Things We Learned From Final Fantasy VII: An Oral History

Even the most dedicated Final Fantasy VII fans will find tons of new information from Matt Leone's extensive feature.

Starting Screen | Starting Screen: How the Switch Can Keep its Momentum at This Week's Event

Our new Monday column highlights this week's Switch event. Plus: Thoughts on Scalebound's reported cancellation, the NES Classic hack, and more.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Wonders How Final Fantasy VII Would Look With Sephiroth as the Hero

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).

Feeling Despair? Final Fantasy VII Has Something to Say to You

If one video game can teach us about finding bright lights in dark places, it's Final Fantasy VII.

Final Fantasy VII Remake May Include Spin-Off Characters and Settings

Square Enix is not opposed to content from Crisis Core or Advent Children appearing in the remake.

Why Final Fantasy VII Still Resonates After All These Years

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 Final Smash Bros. Update Closes the Curtain on Nintendo's Fan-friendly Reveals

The announcement of Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Strife bring the last of Nintendo's deep cuts for the gaming literate.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Ponders the Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battle System, Ni No Kuni 2, and Bloodborne DLC

Axe of the Blood God takes an in-depth look at Bloodborne's DLC while recapping the news from PSX.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Too Big For One Game, Says Square Enix

Square Enix says it'd have to "cut various parts" to have Final Fantasy VII Remake as a single game.

The Year Our Video Game Wishes Came True

2015 IN REVIEW: Bob looks back on 12 months of absolutely unexpected announcements.

I'm Fine With the Changes Being Made to Final Fantasy VII's Battle System

Square Enix's update is more faithful than it first appears, plus other observations from the slew of new Final Fantasy VII Remake info.

All the News from the PlayStation Experience 2015 Keynote: Final Fantasy VII Remake Gameplay, Ni No Kuni Sequel, and More

See all the big announcements and watch the trailers as we recap the announcements from Sony's PSX 2015 keynote.

Nintendo Goes RPG Crazy: Twilight Princess HD! Dragon Quest VII and VIII! And... Cloud Strife in Smash Bros.!?

The current slate of Nintendo consoles may be entering their twilight years, but they sure won't be going quiet into that good night.

Three's Company: A Visit to the Tokyo Art Center's Manga, Anime, and Games Exhibition

What does the grouping of three distinct mediums into one exhibition say about their place in Japanese pop culture?

Axe of the Blood God Episode 16: Kat and Jeremy React to the Final Fantasy VII Remake (and the NieR Sequel!)

We capture the thoughts of Kat and Jeremy in the immediate aftermath of Square Enix's surprising announcements.

Reflections on E3 2015: It's Been a Good Show for the Future of Japanese RPGs

Many of the best games are still more than a year out, but the foundation is in place for the future.

Everything That Needs to Happen in the Final Fantasy VII Remake

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.

The E3 We Want to See: A Show Dominated by RPGs

This show holds a lot of promise for RPGs, like a possible Dragon Quest VII release. Will our hopes be realized, or dashed?

USgamer Answers: What Are the Most Important Third-Party Exclusives Through History?

From Street Fighter II to Knights of the Old Republic, we examine some of the most important third-party console exclusives through the years.