News items tagged with final fantasy 7

6 Games We Missed at E3 2016

6 Games We Missed at E3 2016

A lot of games were shown at this year’s E3 event, but there were many others that were nowhere to be found. These six games are the...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 September 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds FF7's Cloud

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds FF7's Cloud

Ever since its release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild modders have been adding a bevy of useful, wonderful, and of course,...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2018
10 Best Video Game Secret Bosses

10 Best Video Game Secret Bosses

Boss fights are a time-honored tradition in video gaming, with countless memorable boss battles over the years. However, some of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2018
PS All-Stars Battle Royale 2: 10 Characters We Want

PS All-Stars Battle Royale 2: 10 Characters We Want

For years, rumors have persisted that Sony is working on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2, a sequel to its Super Smash Bros.-lik...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 September 2018
E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

There’s a reason why gamers look forward to E3 every year. Not only does the show give fans a chance to learn more about already-anno...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 September 2018
10 Games That Were Missing From E3 2018

10 Games That Were Missing From E3 2018

The annual Electronics Entertainment Expo is always a great source for exciting announcements and 2018 was no different. Fans were gi...

By Derek Nichols on 14 September 2018
The 10 Greatest JRPGs Ever

The 10 Greatest JRPGs Ever

To the casual gamer, Japanese RPGs are usually synonymous with Pokemon or Final Fantasy. But the genre offers up much more than ball-...

By Alexander Pan on 12 September 2018
Kingdom Hearts 3 Unlikely to Launch in 2017

Kingdom Hearts 3 Unlikely to Launch in 2017

Fans that have been waiting over a decade to play Kingdom Hearts 3 are going to have to wait a little longer. While some believed tha...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2018
10 Video Game Deaths We Will Never Forget

10 Video Game Deaths We Will Never Forget

In light of the shocking death on The Walking Dead, Game Rant takes a look at the most memorable character deaths in video game histo...

By Rob Gordon on 10 September 2018
10 Franchises That Deserve a Battlefront Spin-Off

10 Franchises That Deserve a Battlefront Spin-Off

2015 is a year full to the brim with Star Wars mania. This December sees the release of the hugely anticipated Episode VII: The For...

By Rob Gordon on 26 August 2018
Games We Wish Had Sequels

Games We Wish Had Sequels

You know the saying “Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing?” Well, that certainly wouldn’t be the case with our list of games that we wish had sequels. A few members of the Game Rant crew wer...

By Donald McDowell on 25 August 2018
20 Most Anticipated Games of 2018

20 Most Anticipated Games of 2018

2017 was an exciting year for gamers and some critics are even arguing that it was the best year for the shooter genre in the history...

By Denny Connolly on 08 August 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Cast Reimagined by Comic Book Artist

Final Fantasy 7 Cast Reimagined by Comic Book Artist

Final Fantasy 7 is indisputably one of the best entries into its franchise ever, and regardless of where fans place it on their own respective rankings, it has garnered a massive following that contin...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 July 2018
10 Video Game Cities No One Wants to Live In

10 Video Game Cities No One Wants to Live In

Although the gaming community is all too ready to lose itself in the immersive worlds of the medium, the number of settings that are truly a comfortable place to live is surprisingly small. Even hap...

By Rob Gordon on 07 June 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Producer Gives Development Update

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Producer Gives Development Update

News about the Final Fantasy 7 remake has been incredibly rare for the last few months. There was a bit of news here and there in early 2017, but since then development updates have gone silent, as...

By Denny Connolly on 16 May 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date Secretly Revealed?

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date Secretly Revealed?

NomuraSomeone has apparently recorded and translated a behind-closed-doors discussion by Kitase, Hamaguchi, and Nomura, who are the key people working on the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, at the Final Fa...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 13 May 2018
Square Enix Hosting E3 Press Conference This Year

Square Enix Hosting E3 Press Conference This Year

Square Enix hasn’t hosted an E3 press conference for years, but the Japanese publishing giant will return in 2018 on Monday, June 11 at 10am Pacific. Square Enix stopped short of detailing which ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 May 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Not as Far Along as We Think

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Not as Far Along as We Think

For those fans who were expecting a release date confirmation early this year, they may be disappointed to hear that the Final Fantasy 7 Remake has hit a bit of a snag in its development. Essential...

By Joshua Duckworth on 29 April 2018
Monster Hunter World: Crossover Gear We Want to See

Monster Hunter World: Crossover Gear We Want to See

With Monster Hunter World having already hit Capcom’s sales targets for the company’s current fiscal year, there’s no doubt that the action role-playing game can be considered a bona fide success,...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 April 2018
FF7 Remake Job Post Seeks ‘Core’ Hire to Boost Quality

FF7 Remake Job Post Seeks ‘Core’ Hire to Boost Quality

The last bit of information shared by Square Enix in regards to the development of the forthcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake came by way of director Tetsuya Nomura, who revealed that the protagonist C...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 March 2018
Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Just Cause 3 Features Fun Final Fantasy 7 Easter Egg

Gamers discover another easter egg hidden in Just Cause 3, this time referencing protagonist Cloud from Final Fantasy 7 and his iconic weapon of choice. Gamers have hunted down an elusive Just Caus...

By Sarah Fields on 01 March 2018
FF7 Remake: Cloud Changed to Favor the Original

FF7 Remake: Cloud Changed to Favor the Original

Several weeks ago, Square Enix revealed some new concept art for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake during its Final Fantasy “Farewell Stories” 30th Anniversary Exhibition at the Mori Arts Center Gallery i...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 February 2018
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Reveals New Concept Art

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Reveals New Concept Art

Although news regarding Square Enix’s forthcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake has been scarce as of late, the project’s producer Yoshinori Kitase recently provided fans with a development update to assu...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 January 2018
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon on 12 January 2018
10 Games We Missed at E3 2017

10 Games We Missed at E3 2017

E3 2017 is now in the books, and like usual, it was a huge show featuring a wide variety of games. Some of the industry’s biggest upcoming games were on display at E3, like God of War, Star Wars Ba...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 December 2017
Square Enix Promises New Final Fantasy Games in 2018

Square Enix Promises New Final Fantasy Games in 2018

Square Enix may release a wide range of games every year, but its bread and butter continues to be the Final Fantasy franchise. While announcements on new games are scarce at the moment, Final Fant...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 November 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Announcement Early Next Year?

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Announcement Early Next Year?

During a conference call with investors, Square Enix President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda suggested a window for a series of important announcements. He stated that the release dates for upcoming major...

By Joshua Duckworth on 26 November 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Movie Found on Bin Laden Hard Drive

Final Fantasy 7 Movie Found on Bin Laden Hard Drive

On May 2nd, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by a United States military special operations unit at his compound in Pakistan. During the raid, code-named Operation Neptune Spear, a number of bin La...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 November 2017
Gaming's Greatest Couples

Gaming's Greatest Couples

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Game Rant takes a look at the greatest couples in video game history, from Aerith and Cloud to Mario and Princess Peach. Over the last few decades, video games ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 September 2017
Don't Expect Final Fantasy 7 Remake News Anytime Soon

Don't Expect Final Fantasy 7 Remake News Anytime Soon

Since the project was first announced at E3 2015, Final Fantasy 7 Remake has been one of the most hotly anticipated games around. However, it seems that fans are going to have to wait a while befor...

By Brad Jones on 20 September 2017
How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

How Well Can Episodic Gaming Content Work?

One writer sets out to explain how episodic content is becoming more commonplace within the gaming industry, and how it might not be the detriment it has been made out to be. The financial aspect o...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 August 2017
Final Fantasy 7 and Kingdom Hearts 3 Are a Ways Off

Final Fantasy 7 and Kingdom Hearts 3 Are a Ways Off

Square Enix has published a financial report detailing the company’s recent performance, and its expectations for the immediate futur...

By Brad Jones on 15 June 2017
Major Development Changes for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Major Development Changes for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

It seems that the development process for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is about to undergo some major changes. During a Mobius Final Fa...

By Brad Jones on 01 June 2017
Cloud Voice Actor Returning for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Cloud Voice Actor Returning for Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Following the Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal during Sony’s E3 2015 press conference, which sent the crowd into a frenzy, fans have bee...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Post Message for New Hires

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Post Message for New Hires

Square Enix is hard at work on the much anticipated remake of Final Fantasy 7 that was announced at E3 2015, but it seems that there’...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Will FF7 Remake's Combat be Heavily Influenced by FF15?

Will FF7 Remake's Combat be Heavily Influenced by FF15?

While other strong RPG titles like Horizon: Zero Dawn and NieR: Automata have shifted the spotlight away from the Final Fantasy serie...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 March 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits Voice Acting Milestone

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits Voice Acting Milestone

Final Fantasy 7 Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase discusses the progress of Square’s most anticipated remake ever, saying the main story voice recording is almost done. It feels as though F...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 February 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Screenshots Show off Boss Battle

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Screenshots Show off Boss Battle

Square Enix releases two brand new screenshots detailing Cloud Strife in the presumed opening level of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, where he and Barrett take on the game’s first boss. The lo...

By John Jacques on 18 February 2017
FF 7 Cloud and Sephiroth Added to Mobius Final Fantasy

FF 7 Cloud and Sephiroth Added to Mobius Final Fantasy

Square Enix releases the second Mobius Final Fantasy trailer for its Final Fantasy 7 crossover event, which is set to go live on the mobile game starting Tuesday, February 7th. As the hero...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 February 2017
GR Pick: Massive Final Fantasy 7 Snow Sculpture

GR Pick: Massive Final Fantasy 7 Snow Sculpture

The Sapporo Snow Festival features two gigantic snow sculptures of Cloud Strife and Sephiroth from Final Fantasy 7, courtesy of the Japanese military and show organizers. The Sapporo Snow F...

By John Jacques on 06 February 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 Screen Pays Homage to Final Fantasy 7

Kingdom Hearts 3 Screen Pays Homage to Final Fantasy 7

Square Enix releases a new image for Kingdom Hearts 3 that pays homage to an iconic shot from Final Fantasy 7, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. After Square Enix release...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 February 2017
Square Enix Unveils New Final Fantasy 7 Remake Visual

Square Enix Unveils New Final Fantasy 7 Remake Visual

Fans expected Final Fantasy 7 Remake to feature heavily in Square Enix’s 30th anniversary celebrations for Final Fantasy, but on opening day it’s just a key visual to start. The Final Fanta...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 January 2017
Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobile game Mobius Final Fantasy will be playable on PC via Steam on February 6 with a special crossover event with Final Fantasy VII Remake starting one day later. Mobius Final Fantasy rel...

By Jason Gallagher on 30 January 2017
Japanese Fan Poll Reveals Favorite Final Fantasy Heroines

Japanese Fan Poll Reveals Favorite Final Fantasy Heroines

A fan poll, conducted using answers from Japanese students, reveals the Top 5 heroines in the history of Final Fantasy, with the top spot hotly contested. Final Fantasy has been around long...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 January 2017
KH3, FF7 Remake Will Be Shown Later This Year

KH3, FF7 Remake Will Be Shown Later This Year

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake director Tetsuya Nomura provides an update on both games’ development, stating that their progress will be shown later this year. Director Tetsu...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 January 2017
Final Fantasy 7 Could Have Had More Character Deaths

Final Fantasy 7 Could Have Had More Character Deaths

Final Fantasy 7 director Yoshinori Kitase and visual director Tetsuya Nomura reveal that the game originally had many more playable character deaths planned. One of the most famous scenes...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony

Square Enix announces the Opening Ceremony for its Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary festivities, which could include news about the Final Fantasy 7 Remake and more. Although some might have c...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 December 2016
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Hints

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Hints

In an interview with Famitsu, Final Fantasy brand manager Shinji Hashimoto discusses the series’ upcoming 30th anniversary and teases more projects to be announced soon. DualShockers report...

By Curt Hutson on 15 December 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Cloud, Barret Figures Revealed

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Cloud, Barret Figures Revealed

Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line announces the release of Cloud Strife and Barret Wallace figures inspired by their likenesses in the forthcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Not too long ago, r...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 December 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Sephiroth Play Arts Figure Debuts

Final Fantasy 7 Sephiroth Play Arts Figure Debuts

Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line officially debuts an action figure for one of the most well-known characters from Final Fantasy 7 by depicting Sephiroth in toy form. It seems as if Squar...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 August 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Learn From I Am Setsuna

One writer thinks that the success of I Am Setsuna‘s stubborn adherence to JRPG traditions could be an indicator that Final Fantasy 7 Remake could thrive doing the same. Perhaps, as a die...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 July 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Releases for Android Phones Today

Final Fantasy 7 Releases for Android Phones Today

Square Enix suddenly releases Final Fantasy 7 on Android devices, but this version of the popular game has a game-breaking bug that needs to be squashed. iOS owners have been able to play Square Enix...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 July 2016
Final Fantasy 7 Monopoly Coming Next Year

Final Fantasy 7 Monopoly Coming Next Year

Final Fantasy VII gets an unexpected board game spin-off in the form of an official Monopoly set, promising players the chance to search for ‘business opportunities’ in Midgar. The world and charact...

By Rob Gordon on 30 June 2016
Watch LIVE: Sony E3 2016 Press Conference Livestream

Watch LIVE: Sony E3 2016 Press Conference Livestream

Sony takes the stage at E3 2016 Monday night and reveals what is in store for the PlayStation 4 in terms of hardware and software over the next year or two. Watch the stream LIVE. After just about e...

By Denny Connolly on 01 June 2016
Lightening Appears in Weird Interview

Lightening Appears in Weird Interview

Final Fantasy protagonist Lightning speaks to The Telegraph about her upcoming modeling gig with Louis Vuitton, and the results are weird and awkward. Fans of Square Enix’s flagship RPG series will...

By Brad Jones on 14 January 2016
Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Nintendo confirms that Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin will all get amiibo toys, while announcing a release date for the previously revealed Ryu and Roy statues. At this point in time, fans of Super Sma...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2015
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Side Characters

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Side Characters

Final Fantasy 7 Remake game director Tetsuya Nomura, along with other developers of the game, express a desire to expand on side characters Biggs, Jessie, and Wedge. Even though there is no release...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2015
Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Super Smash Bros. Details

Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Super Smash Bros. Details

New details emerge for upcoming DLC to Super Smash Bros., including Cloud’s combat and stage mechanics, and the addition of characters Bayonetta and Corrin. In the Super Smash Bros. livestream today,...

By Sarah Fields on 15 December 2015
PlayStation 4's 5 Most Exciting Upcoming Exclusives

PlayStation 4's 5 Most Exciting Upcoming Exclusives

2015 wasn’t the PS4’s strongest year in terms of exclusive games. Uncharted 4 slipped to 2016, and besides Bloodborne and Until Dawn, there wasn’t a lot that Sony brought to the table, rely...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2015
5 Gaming Things We're Thankful For This Year

5 Gaming Things We're Thankful For This Year

Thanksgiving – a time for family, stuffing one’s face with turkey, watching football, and then later going out and hunting down the year’s best Black Friday deals. Thanksgiving is also a t...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 December 2015
The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of E3 2015

The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of E3 2015

This year’s E3 was definitely an exciting one for gamers, considering the numerous game announcements and updates. Among the many discussions and videos were a handful of exciting trailer...

By Boston Blake on 01 November 2015
10 Most Shocking Video Game Twists

10 Most Shocking Video Game Twists

As games continue to evolve, their capacity to tell great stories expands. Over the last decade or so we’ve seen some of the absolute greatest stories told in the history of the gaming industry. W...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 June 2015
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Figurines Revealed

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Figurines Revealed

Square Enix reveals two Final Fantasy 7 Remake figurines for their Play Arts Kai figurine collection. Cloud and Barret are now confirmed, but are more characters on the way? It looks like Cloud Strif...

By John Jacques on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Feature Voice Acting

Square Enix reveals that the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake will feature full voice acting to compliment its already major graphical and gameplay overhaul. Fans of the hotly anticipated title have h...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Drop Some Minigames

Director Tetsuya Nomura states that the upcoming episodic remake of Final Fantasy 7 will not feature every single mini-game that was included in the original. Earlier this year, fans were delighted t...

By Brad Jones on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Final Fantasy 7: 2016 is Year Of Preparations

Square Enix game producer Yoshinori Kitase offers an update on the development progress of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, saying 2016 will be ‘a year of preparations.’ Ever since Final Fantasy 7 Remake was...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970