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  • Summary: Long ago, we looked upon a foreboding sky. The memory of the star that threatened all burns eternal in our hearts. In its wake came an age of silence. Yet with each fond remembrance, we knew those encountered were not forgotten, that some day we would see them again. Perhaps it was no moreLong ago, we looked upon a foreboding sky. The memory of the star that threatened all burns eternal in our hearts. In its wake came an age of silence. Yet with each fond remembrance, we knew those encountered were not forgotten, that some day we would see them again. Perhaps it was no more than wishful thinking. But after the long calm, there are the beginnings of a stir. The reunion at hand may bring joy, it may bring fear, but let us embrace whatever it brings. For they are coming back. At last the promise has been made. Expand
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  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Jul 23, 2020
    100
    The legacy of the legend created a new legend. A Final Fantasy for the current generation of players from the veterans of video game history with an eternal glint of exceptionality. [Issue#303]
  2. Apr 6, 2020
    100
    Final Fantasy VII Remake is the best JRPG from Square since Final Fantasy VII. It takes a classic, carefully builds on it, and although certain changes made to the story may not be as well-received by all players, overall there's no denying that it's a massive success.
  3. Apr 6, 2020
    95
    Final Fantasy VII Remake is the piece that knew to blend the past with the present. What Square Enix has done is cause for celebration, as it has been able to fabricate everything we imagined and the vision we had of the original more than two decades ago. Easily, Final Fantasy VII Remake can give modern makers a lecture on how a remake should be done. The adventure that started in Midgar relives again and has surprised us again.
  4. Apr 6, 2020
    90
    Final Fantasy VII is an ambitious retelling that updates its systems and story for the modern era. The new battle system is fantastic and does a superb job of blending strategy and action. Additional stories and character moments are appreciated, and the way each character is portrayed is perfect. Some technical aspects could be better, but if future installments maintain this trajectory, we can all rest easy.
  5. Apr 6, 2020
    88
    Final Fantasy VII Remake is a great game, excellent, even, for today's standards. And for the most part, it is exactly what fans have been asking for during the past ten years. But the truth is that this isn't it; this isn't the game that was promised.
  6. Apr 6, 2020
    83
    A staggering reimagining of a genre touchstone, FFVIIR makes improvements upon the original in many areas but is similarly harmed by some uneven additions
  7. Apr 6, 2020
    60
    Final Fantasy VII Remake manages to balance the introduction of new concepts with faithfully recreations of the original game’s most memorable aspects, but it also unnecessarily pads out this first installment in a larger story with too much downtime between its most striking moments.

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  1. Apr 19, 2020
    10
    I'm surprised of how immersive this game is. All the little details are very welcomed and shows how much love were put into this project. TheI'm surprised of how immersive this game is. All the little details are very welcomed and shows how much love were put into this project. The music and combat are incredible, graphics is beautiful, the story is very good. Really shows how much attention to details they out into this game. Love it Expand
  2. Apr 17, 2020
    10
    Final Fantasy VII was one of the first games of substance I played as a kid and hold it in high regards

    The remake holds onto everything I
    Final Fantasy VII was one of the first games of substance I played as a kid and hold it in high regards

    The remake holds onto everything I loved as a kid while improving on the story using everything we know today through all instalments of the series Graphics are great (albeit with the occasional rendering issue)

    Combat is drastically better than XV,

    Remember before you buy this game that it’s a remake and not a remaster, so expect changes

    RIP Keiji Fujiwara
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  3. Apr 10, 2020
    10
    All the 0 rated reviews so far are people who failed to even understand what this remake project was. The remake is the first portion of theAll the 0 rated reviews so far are people who failed to even understand what this remake project was. The remake is the first portion of the original game due to how big the original game was. The developers really wanted to add to the experience that's why they've added so much more lore and events!

    The Remake has genuinely improved on the original by fleshing out the story and the characters especially! The music is something else too... some of the best arrangement I've heard in a long time!
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  4. Apr 14, 2020
    9
    Fantastic game overall, very disappointing ending to someone who holds the original in very high regard. Newcomers will be confused and oldFantastic game overall, very disappointing ending to someone who holds the original in very high regard. Newcomers will be confused and old players will be unhappy with the ending. Hopefully in the second remake they fix the few camera problems and fix the story after this ending. After my 38 hour play through, this is an amazing experience you shouldn’t miss.

    9.3/10
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  5. Apr 16, 2020
    8
    One of the best final fantasy ever made, they manage to make a 6 hour of the original game into 40 hour, so emotional, music is perfect...One of the best final fantasy ever made, they manage to make a 6 hour of the original game into 40 hour, so emotional, music is perfect... Graphic is ok, sometimes is superb, sometimes it have ps1 graphic

    It would have been a 10 if it wasn't foe the horrible ending who destroyed everything about ff 7 mitology and 20 years of fan expectation
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  6. May 3, 2020
    6
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I genuinely like the game 90% of the time, I welcomed the changes, loved the music, combat and visuals. The characters were well portrayed and the game was looking to be a remake of the original... except it wasn't. It's not even a "remake" it's a sequel, if you haven't played the original by the time you get to the last hour or so, you won't know wtf is going on. And on top of that you realize Cloud will need a keyblade and Sephiroth is probably half Xahanort because that's legitimately where this "Final Kindom Advent Crisis Dirge hearts" game went with it. I love the expanded universe... but they decided to slap a kingdom hearts plot where it doesn't belong. Its jarring, and if you played kingdom hearts you will recognize a section of the final battle scene which is very obnoxious. So much potential wasted... Nomura if you are mad at FF VERSUS debacle don't take out on the fans, we were you then. You petty mf. Expand
  7. Feb 22, 2022
    0
    Great story, graphics, characters and gameplay. But the experience is completely ruined by terrible mini-games that are just there toGreat story, graphics, characters and gameplay. But the experience is completely ruined by terrible mini-games that are just there to frustrate players. The pull up game is the absolute worst. This shows a clear lack of standards by Square Enix. I have to give a low rating because this is unacceptable. Expand

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