Last Fantasy 7 Rebirth takes you past Midgar

Kath Santarin
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Like a lot of you most likely are, I’m nonetheless shocked that Last Fantasy 7 Remake ever noticed the sunshine of day, given the way it appeared prefer it had been in growth hell since Sq. confirmed that outdated demo of the unique Midgar intro operating on PS3 spec {hardware}. 1000 lifetimes in the past in online game phrases. I’m much more shocked, frankly, that we’re seeing Half II, Rebirth, inside a decade of the primary instalment.

Take a look at our intensive preview video with a great deal of beautiful FF7 Rebirth footage

It’s not truly that stunning although, as Alex notes in his preview and within the video above. Rebirth doesn’t reinvent the wheel. Slightly, it builds on the stable basis arrange by Remake, which arrived on the finish of the PS4’s life and proved to be one of the spectacular trying video games on the machine. Property have been reused and retooled, character fashions are just about the identical stage of high quality.

The sport’s programs and mechanics, too, have been iterated quite than rebuilt from scratch: even the brand new Synergy assaults are one thing that already appeared, albeit in a extra primary type, in FF7 Remake Intergrade on the PS5.

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That ending was definitely one thing.

Other than that, Rebirth continues to plunder the wealthy story and lore of the PS1 unique for supplies to construct a brand new, rejigged story. Following the quasi-sequel meta-narrative of the primary recreation’s shock conclusion, this sequel can confidently take issues in new instructions, with out being strictly beholden to the occasions and chronology of the unique story. Briefly: we genuinely don’t know if Aerith’s gonna die. She won't. You would possibly truly get to save lots of her in any case these years. Think about that.

Perhaps you possibly can persuade ol’ Seph to kill Tifa as an alternative, she’s a garbage healer in any case.

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