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Final Fantasy VII returns on PC, for real this time

Final Fantasy VII's achievement-laden PC release is now available from the game's official website, with no sign of disappearing as it did previously. The normal price is $11.99 (€12.99 in Europe), but the game is temporarily discounted to $9.99/€9.99 to commemorate the re-re-launch. It'...

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Final Fantasy VII PC released early, then pulled

Yes, it is possible for a game to be considered "released early" in 2012 even after having been originally made in 1997. The new PC version of Final Fantasy VII showed up for sale on the website last night, according to reports on the forums. The problem is that the downloaded copies don't work yet...

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Final Fantasy 7 update isn't updated with microtransactions

Final Fantasy 7's new PC version comes with a "Character Booster" that lets you inflate your characters' HP, MP, and Gil. That seemed like the perfect place for a microtransaction system, but that isn't the case, Square Enix told Kotaku. "No, the Character Booster will not cost real money to use," ...

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Final Fantasy VII on PC is definitely not an HD remake

Nothing quite gets us juiced for mid-90s gaming like cheezy trailers, and today's Final Fantasy VII PC clip is no slouch in that department. There's something magical about watching a publisher attempt to tease a game with decade-old cinematics. The game looks good, of course, it's just ... ya kno...

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Final Fantasy 7 officially 'coming soon' on PC, exclusive to Square's online store

The cached Final Fantasy 7 website we saw previously is now live for real, officially revealing plans to re-release the PC version of the game with achievements. Final Fantasy 7 is simply listed as "coming soon," and features cloud saves (still funny) and a (potentially microtransaction-based ) "Ch...

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A brief history of Final Fantasy 7 through achievements

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. First things first about my history wi...

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Leak reveals Final Fantasy 7 coming (back) to PC with achievements

A Google cache of the site finalfantasyviipc.com shows evidence of a plan for an updated PC release, with achievements, cloud saves (appropriate!) and a "character booster" that lets players increase HP, MP, and money "with the simple click of a button, leaving you to enjoy your adventure." Final F...

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Long-awaited Final Fantasy VII costumes dated for LittleBigPlanet 2

A LittleBigPlanet Sackboy skin patterned after Final Fantasy VII's Sephiroth was first revealed at Tokyo Game Show in 2008. Three years and one LittleBigPlanet sequel (plus two spinoffs) later, a newly redesigned version of Sackiroth is finally on the way to LittleBigPlanet 2, and he's bringing s...

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Advent Children Complete 'Cloud Black' PS3 unboxed

Do you have an extra 49,980 yen ($505) to spare? Well, someone at 1UP does, as they've picked up the new Advent Children-themed, limited edition PS3 bundle from Japan. The package includes a 160GB PS3 system in a matte black color -- it's supposedly "fingerprint resistant." In addition to the hard...

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Final Fantasy VII now available on the PlayStation Store

... in Japan. The PSone RPG classic is now a downloadable PS3/PSP game, just in time for the Advent Children Complete Blu-ray release. This digital re-release can be purchased for 1500 yen. The multi-disc game has been converted into a massive 1715MB download, so make sure your hard drive/Memory S...

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