Final Fantasy VII Remake – Story, Battle System, Event Scenes & More!

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Final Fantasy VII Remake

PlayStation 4™ – US & EU & JAPAN

After E3 2019, Square Enix isn’t slowing down in sharing pieces of information about the most-anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake. Now, the publisher revealed more details about the game and we get to learn more about its story, battle system, event scenes, characters and more.

You can check them all out below.


STORY

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Mako, the life energy pumped out of the planet. And Midgar, an eight-Sector city with Mako Reactors in each Sector. AVALANCHE, an organization against the mega conglomerate Shinra, which has taken control of the world through the monopolization of Mako, take the fight to Shinra in order to protect the planet.

Cloud, a former member of Shinra’s military organization SOLDIER, participates in AVALANCHE’s “Mako Reactor No. 1 Destruction Plan” as a mercenary.

The destruction of the Mako Reactor leaves a lingering reverberation in Sector 8. In a city surrounded by fire, the phantom of an old enemy that should have died sways.

Guided by the phantom of a past he wants to forget, he meets a girl.

The flower girl holds out a yellow flower. In the language of flowers it means, “Reunion.” At that moment, a black mist surrounds them—the “Watchmen of Fate.”

Now hope will travel the planet once more.


CHARACTERS

Cloud Strife

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Cloud Strife is a former member of SOLDIER, 1st Class.

After escaping Shinra, Cloud began working in Midgar as a man-for-hire. Later on, Tifa, his childhood friend, asks him to be a mercenary in a plan being carried out by AVALANCHE.

Wielding his Buster Sword, he accepts the job in exchange for money. For him, it’s all about work, he does not mind about the “protection of the planet,” — or let’s see if it will turn the other way around.

 

Aeirth Gainsborough

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Aeirth is a flower vendor living in the Sector 5 Slums. She meets Cloud on the night the Sector 5 Mako Reactor is destroyed. But, she is no ordinary flower vendor. She possesses the unique ability to hear the voice of the planet. Because of her power, she has been under the surveillance of Shinra since her early childhood. She always visits the church in Sector 5 to look after its flower garden.


EVENT SCENES

The images above show Cloud and Aerith’s first meeting in Sector 8. As you may have observed, the facial expressions of the two characters have become more detailed, making the story more enticing.

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Jessie gives Cloud a Materia.

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There are plenty of events that focus on AVALANCHE members other than Barrett. The bonds between members will be deeper depicted.

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Cornered in the sewers, Cloud and Tifa fight together.

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Sephiroth appears in front of Cloud.


BATTLE SYSTEM

Discover the enemy’s weak points and action pattern, choose magic and abilities to beat them. This is a highly tactical battle system that combines Final Fantasy-esque command-based battles with spontaneous action.

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Seamless battles: no transitions between field and battle.

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Switch between characters with the press of a button. You can also issue commands to party members without switching.

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Cloud mainly fights at close-range with his sword, while Barret specializes in long-range and Aeirth main strength is magic. Each character has their own unique play styles.

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The major elements of the original game such as Limit Breaks, Materia, and summons have been carried over in the remake. Here is a look at Aerith’s Limit Break “Healing Wind.”

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Battle commands can be registered to button-based shortcuts. Since they can be activated at the press of a button, it is recommended for those who want to enjoy the action gameplay. Here is a look at Cloud’s Limit Break “Cross Slash.”

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When you open the battle commands, the passage of time will slow down, so even users who are not good at action games or want to take their time can play.


LOCATIONS

In Final Fantasy VII Remake, you’ll see familiar places from Final Fantasy VII that have been recreated in high quality. Several locations you could not traverse in the original game have also been added.

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Cloud looks up at Mako Reactor No. 1.

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The Shrina Building entrance.

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The train headed for the Sector 7 Slums.

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LOVELESS, a theater located in Sector 8 of Midgar.

Thanks, Gematsu!


SO…

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The waiting game for FF7R might still take a little while, but, if you’re really hungry for this game, you can save your copies now here at Playasia. Click the button below to reserve yours!

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Enjoy the trailers and screenshots for the game below.

【TRAILERS】

【SCREENSHOTS】

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