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.
From a personal standpoint, there’s not much at this E3 that’s really got me going. At least in terms of video game announcements. Maybe I’ve become more difficult to impress in my old age… More likely, with us being on the slow buildup to the new console generation, there isn’t a whole lot of huge news out there for the current consoles and what time they have left.
Yesterday, I mostly talked about Nintendo’s home grown characters and how they went in two majorly different directions regarding both of them. This was mostly in regard to characters who has started as silent protagonists though, and a choice was forced upon the developer as to whether they should keep this up moving into the 21st century. Today, there are stilla lot of developers that choose to give their games player characters who never utter a word.