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Are you hyped for FFVII Remake?

Hell yes! 32 52.46%
Not hyped 7 11.48%
I want to get pinned on Cloud.. 1 1.64%
PS5 version! 7 11.48%
PC version! 6 9.84%
XBOX! 5 8.20%
PS4/PS5/PC and XBOX versions! 3 4.92%

Countdown to Final Fantasy VII Remake PS4 Release date


SOLDIER's First Class, Sephiroth.

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3rd Class SOLDIER Roche

Director of Public Security Heidegger

President Shinra




This is Tseng - the leader of the Turks.

The Turks are a small, elite organization with Shinra that does everything the company needs it to - be it scouting out candidates for SOLDIER, protecting VIPs, or even assassination.

Their cool-headed leader has a knack for managing his eccentric subordinates. He’s an old acquaintance of Aerith's, and has been keeping watch over her since she moved to the slums.

Don Corneo

This lecherous scumbag is the true ruler of Wall Market. He hosts nightly auditions for the "next Mrs. Corneo" and although his mouth is as foul as his face, he has an uncanny way with people - even the dregs of society are securely under his thumb.

Andrea Rhodea

The owner of - and dancer at - the Honeybee Inn is a man of influence within the quarter, with the authority to approve women for Corneo's auditions. Each night, he dazzles his crowd with performances that defy description. Always seeking perfection, he rigorously trains both his mind and body.

Leslie Kyle

Don Corneo's lackey may look young, but he has the heart of an old curmudgeon. His dead-eyed stare and general apathy have earned him pride of place among the don's men.

Madam M

Madam M is the proprietress of a hand-massage parlor in Wall Market. Like Andrea, she has a great deal of influence within the quarter - that includes the authority to approve women for Corneo's auditions. Be warned that she’s a prideful sort, and only as courteous as her customers are deep-pocketed.

Chocobo Sam

A Chocobo handler in Wall Market, Chocobo Sam is another prominent figure with the authority to approve women for Corneo's auditions. He runs a delivery service called Sam's Delivery. He also happens to be an avid gambler - though he’s hooked more on the rush than any money he may win.

Tifa’s abilities


Explosive Fist

Palm Rush

Forward Fist Thrust

Heel Drop

Magic and Materia

Weapon: Nail Bat

Cloud may receive quests throughout the game. Its more streamlined than the original game as quests may be viewed and tracked from a menu:

Battle Report quest

Shinra trainee Chadley will give Cloud’s party quests named “Battle Reports.” These quests require Cloud and the party to defeat certain enemies as a requirement. Complete these quests to fill up the Battle Reports and earn rewards.


Mako Furnace

Spiral Tunnel


UPDATE: 3/16/2020

Barret in Battle

Next up, let’s take a look at one of the core party members - and how he works in battle.

If you’ve played the FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE demo, you’ll have experienced how Barret fights.

His gun arm makes him an ideal long-ranged fighter. Push the square button, and Barret will fire a volley from his machine gun. You can also hold down the button for an extended salvo.

If you press the triangle button, you can use Barret’s “Overcharge” attack. Not only is it more powerful than standard shots, it fills a large portion of his ATB gauge.

Bear in mind that once used, it takes a long time to recharge this attack - but you can speed up the reload process by pressing triangle again.

Barret’s battle abilities

When Barret fills his ATB gauge, he can use one of his special abilities. Here are just a couple of the things he can do.

Focused Shot: this ability uses up all available ATB charges to deliver a powerful attack. Not only does it do good damage, it also fills up an enemy’s stagger gauge - get that to max and they’ll be susceptible to even more damage!

Lifesaver: This ability definitely lives up to its name! After activating it, Barret will share some of his HP with allies when they take damage.

Command Materia - Enemy Skill

Materia is vitally important in FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE - equipping these orbs allows your characters to use magic, special abilities and more.

The next screenshot shows you the Enemy Skill materia:

When a party member has this equipped, they have a chance to learn certain enemy attacks that are used on them. Note that the character can only use these skills while the materia is equipped.

Wall Market

Built on the ruins of the collapsed Sector 6 plate, Wall Market is Midgar’s biggest - and most infamous - entertainment quarter.

It’s run by Don Corneo (see above) and is almost entirely free of Shinra’s influence.

It’s an incredibly lively area that offers plenty of… let’s say ‘intriguing’ ways to pass the lonely nights.

Corneo Colosseum

Located beneath the bustling streets of Wall Market, the Corneo Colosseum gives brave fighters the chance to engage in brutal battles against both man and monster.

Winners of a colosseum bout receive glory, fame, and a substantial reward.

The Honeybee Inn

Situated in Wall Market, the Honeybee Inn is the area’s premier nightclub, and offers nights few will ever forget- as its staff frequently remind its patrons.

Every night, audiences are dazzled by the Honeybee Inn’s gorgeous cast of honeygirls and boys.

This unique venue also provides private rooms for its more discerning customers, allowing them to enjoy time in private with the performers of their choice.

At one point in the story, Tifa and Aerith glam themselves up to infiltrate Don Corneo’s mansion. Cloud is left with no choice but to dress to impress as well.

Each character has multiple costumes too!

Beginner’s Hall

This is Beginner’s Hall - a location where you can learn the basics of weapon enhancement.

There’s a weapon shop on the ground floor.

The second floor is used as the base of operations for the neighborhood watch.

New feature: Jukebox

While you wander around town, you may come across areas playing special music. You can get these songs as music discs from shops or citizens.

When you can acquire a disc, an icon will appear in the top left of the screen.

Once collected, you can play a disc on any jukebox. This one can be found in Tifa’s bar - Seventh Heaven.

E3 2019 Trailer :

TGS 2019 Trailer:

Abzu Battle TGS 2019:

The Game Awards Trailer 2019:

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Theme Song Trailer 2020:

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Theme Song Behind The Scenes video (Closed Captions)


Feb/2020: FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE - Opening Movie



This is it folks, just a little over 2 months to go! Put aside all the negativity and if you're hyped like me then comment below so I'll put you anywhere you want on Tifa and or on Biggs to Hypetown! Lets hear why you're hype for FFVII Remake! And let's forget all about that other hype thread while we're at it..

What we know about FF7R so far:

- Final Fantasy VII Remake will release in multiple parts Ex: FF13, FF13-2, FF13: Lightning Returns.

- Each part will be a full game on the scale of the Final Fantasy XIII games.
- Directed by Tetsuya Nomura, produced by Yoshinori Kitase, Written by Kazushige Nojima.

- Nobou Uematsu is composing for the game.
- Naoki Hamaguchi (Co-director) and Mitsunori Takahashi (Battle Planner)
- This is not developed by the FFXV team, and it's combat system is different from XV.
- The first game will take place in Midgar on 2 Blu Ray discs
- Battle system is a mix of traditional command-based FINAL FANTASY combat and real-time action.

- As you perform normal attacks your ATB gauge charges faster in combat, as you build up charges of ATB you'll be able to perform stronger attacks, cast magic, use items, and execute other battle commands.
- You can take full control of other party members during battle.

- There will be guest party members, and mini games.

Official Website US:

Last edited by deskpro2k3 - on 16 March 2020

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FF7 on the PS1 is the game that got me into JRPGs in the first place, and one of the greatest games I´ve ever played, also one of the few games I´d put a "legendary game" label on, so a remake of it is really a dream come true.Square can´t afford to fuck this one up.

It looks awesome, can only imagine how the rest will look on next gen..


Seriously though, personally I'll have to wait the PC version. Or perhaps I'll buy it with a PS5 at launch if it's $399.






Y'all need to let me know where you wanna get pinned on Tifa, or else I'll just pin you wherever. lol. also poll

Last edited by deskpro2k3 - on 14 December 2019

I'm on the "I may buy the PS5, and the game along with it." camp.

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Moren said:
I'm on the "I may buy the PS5, and the game along with it." camp.

poll is updated.

Moren said:
I'm on the "I may buy the PS5, and the game along with it." camp.

Same here, but "I will buy the PS5, and the game along with it"

My most anticipated game of 2020 right now. That last year of PS4 is so crazy, need to start saving. Please pin me on Tifa's shoulder 😝.

Look whose birthday it is today lol

bartkuz said:
My most anticipated game of 2020 right now. That last year of PS4 is so crazy, need to start saving. Please pin me on Tifa's shoulder 😝.


So hyped!!