‘Final Fantasy VII’ Remake Probably Won’t Happen [VIDEOS]
I haven’t shared any video game news lately, so why not start up again? Unfortunately, this isn’t very good news.
If you were to ask what the best role-playing video game of all time is, many MANY people would respond with Final Fantasy VII for the original PlayStation. It’s just terrific. I don’t have time to go into all the things that make it great; but just trust me, it is.
In 2005, as Sony was getting ready to unveil the Playstation 3 system, they teamed up with developer Square Enix and showed a demo of the console’s capabilities (see below) at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. The demo showed the introduction to FFVII, redone with PS3 visuals. As I remember it, all parties involved made it very clear that it was just a tech demo, and no plans for a remake of the game were being made.
Still, speculation that there will be a modern remake of the PlayStation classic has been swirling ever since. However, this bit of news just came from Square Enix:
Just the latest bit of news to dash the hopes of gamers everywhere. Oh, well. I, for one, am still hopeful!