Was going back to Final Fantasy XIII a mistake?

If anyone can remember back to the heady days of late May, I was on a pretty big consumer high just after finishing the Final Fantasy VII Remake, so much so that I had to hold myself back from writing a half dozen pieces about how I loved different aspects of the thing. The game had built up so much enthusiasm for the franchise in me that I found myself scouring through the other available entries in the series to try and get myself a similar high.

Man, this must be how gambling addicts feel during their low points…

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I Love that Final Fantasy VII Remake might not actually be a Remake

I’ve been thinking about the Final Fantasy VII Remake a lot this past week, even having finished it already. Playing through the remake, which I’ve spoken about glowingly already on my blog, I realised that it changed a great many things from the original. The most jarring of which could have been its ending, which is about as out of left field as anything could have been in what was supposed to have been a remake.

So yeah, I’m going to be going into spoilers for this post. Just in case that’s an issue.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake – Excellence in Excess

I finally finished the Final Fantasy VII remake toward the end of last week. It was a moment I had been dreading, because I have being really enjoying coming back to this total reimagining of the well-loved Playstation game from the late 90s, despite not really having that strong a nostalgic tie to it. But having read a lot of hot takes on Twitter; maybe that’s for the best.

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