If you were a teenager in 1997, the chances are pretty good you played the original Final Fantasy 7, created by Square Enix. Virtually everyone who owned a PlayStation 1 did. The present day result is, as would be expected, an army of now middle-aged gamers who have a strong nostalgia for a 1997 classic.
But lest we forget, the game, although fondly remembered, did came out in a time when online pokies were barely a reality. Which is to say there is much that could be done with an updated version, with a new generation of talented developers making use of drastically improved technical capability. Hence the Final Fantasy 7 Remake. [Read more…]