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Final Fantasy VII's achievement-laden PC release is now available from the game's official website, with no sign of disappearing as it did previously.The normal price is $11.99 (€12.99 in Europe), but the game is temporarily discounted to $9.99/€9.99 to commemorate the re-re-launch. It'll...

August 14th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Yes, it is possible for a game to be considered "released early" in 2012 even after having been originally made in 1997. The new PC version of Final Fantasy VII showed up for sale on the website last night, according to reports on the forums.The problem is that the downloaded copies don't work yet....

August 5th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Final Fantasy 7's new PC version comes with a "Character Booster" that lets you inflate your characters' HP, MP, and Gil. That seemed like the perfect place for a microtransaction system, but that isn't the case, Square Enix told Kotaku."No, the Character Booster will not cost real money to use," a...

July 9th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Nothing quite gets us juiced for mid-90s gaming like cheezy trailers, and today's Final Fantasy VII PC clip is no slouch in that department. There's something magical about watching a publisher attempt to tease a game with decade-old cinematics. The game looks good, of course, it's just ... ya know...

July 5th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. First things first about my history wit...

June 27th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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A Google cache of the site finalfantasyviipc.com shows evidence of a plan for an updated PC release, with achievements, cloud saves (appropriate!) and a "character booster" that lets players increase HP, MP, and money "with the simple click of a button, leaving you to enjoy your adventure." Final F...

June 21st 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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A LittleBigPlanet Sackboy skin patterned after Final Fantasy VII's Sephiroth was first revealed at Tokyo Game Show in 2008. Three years and one LittleBigPlanet sequel (plus two spinoffs) later, a newly redesigned version of Sackiroth is finally on the way to LittleBigPlanet 2, and he's bringing s...

July 4th 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Do you have an extra 49,980 yen ($505) to spare? Well, someone at 1UP does, as they've picked up the new Advent Children-themed, limited edition PS3 bundle from Japan. The package includes a 160GB PS3 system in a matte black color -- it's supposedly "fingerprint resistant." In addition to the hardw...

April 16th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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... in Japan. The PSone RPG classic is now a downloadable PS3/PSP game, just in time for the Advent Children Complete Blu-ray release. This digital re-release can be purchased for 1500 yen. The multi-disc game has been converted into a massive 1715MB download, so make sure your hard drive/Memory St...

April 10th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The Final Fantasy XIII demo is hitting Japan on April 16 packaged with the Blu-ray Final Fantasy flick, Advent Children Complete. According to Famitsu, Sony will commemorate the release with a new 160GB PlayStation 3 bundle for ¥49,980 (US$550) that includes the movie, demo and specially marked...

January 19th 2009 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Square-Enix is known for making each of their Final Fantasy games in a brand new world or at least mostly new. While that's fine and dandy, let us suppose that the next MMO to come out of Square-Enix is in fact a recreation of one of their previous Final Fantasy games in MMO form. Which game would y...

July 10th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments