No Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix tops original

By: Jonathan Toyad Square Enix CEO says RPG series would be done for if a remake were made now; company first needs to make a game that beats FFVII in terms of quality, sales. Don’t expect a Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix can make a new installment in the role-playing game franchise that tops the company’s landmark original PlayStation effort. In a Q&A … Continue reading No Final Fantasy VII remake until Square Enix tops original

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Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary: Development discussion with Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima

Following our earlier report concerning the issue of a possible Final Fantasy VII remake, the rest of Famitsu’s interview with the game’s development staff has since surfaced (via AndriaSang.) Speaking with character designer Tetsuya Nomura, producer/director Yoshinori Kitase, and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima, Famitsu gathered some insight on the team’s original development visions as well as reveals on certain changes that made their way into … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary: Development discussion with Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima

Nomura: New titles take priority over a Final Fantasy VII remake

This week’s issue of Famitsu magazine features an interview with Final Fantasy VII staff on the topic of the game’s 15th anniversary. Tetsuya Nomura, who handled character design as well as certain gameplay design decisions for the game, weighed in on the ever-hot subject of a FFVII remake. While he admits there has been a great amount of fan demand for such a thing to … Continue reading Nomura: New titles take priority over a Final Fantasy VII remake