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Didn't Think That FFVII Remake Would Be Episodic, Did You?

Yeah, that sounds about right.

During Sony's PlayStation Experience event over the weekend, the world was given a glimpse of Final Fantasy VII Remake gameplay. But the news didn't end there.

They've just announced that the game won't release as a standard single product, but rather as a "multi-part series." The company didn't go into detail but obviously, this sounds like an episodic approach, perhaps similar to the Hitman plan, another Square Enix product (Life is Strange was also episodic). For Hitman, players will pay the full price up front and then get the roll-outs later free of charge.

They say each part of the Remake will offer "its own unique experience" but we have no specifics right now. Well, if there's one way to ruin the cohesiveness and immersion of one of the most revered and epic RPGs of all time, this probably qualifies.

Man, you Square Enix guys are just top-shelf.

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy VII Remake

Tags: final fantasy vii remake, ffvii remake, ff7 remake

12/6/2015 9:34:12 PM Ben Dutka

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Oxvial
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 9:49:56 PM
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Oh boy the game getting worse every new, next thing they are gonna cut some boss battles because a few not gonna work with the ARPG format.

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ethird1
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:41:24 AM

Thanks Obama!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 9:54:51 PM
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Okay, that's not good at all. That's a really, really bad sign of taking shortcuts.

I really don't like episodic games, I know they are all the rage and work okay with stuff like Life is Strange but not like Resident Evil Revelations 2 or Afro Samurai 2.

So, this sucks, it means they can release a part and then wait a year for the next.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 4:54:26 PM

Shenmue is episodic =p

See now FF and Shenmue have more in common

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:27:11 PM

not really.

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ethird1
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 9:58:31 PM
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I warned you guys. Now we are not only gonna miss on at least half of the original game content, we are getting only the MONEY PARTS of the story as EPISODES so SE can make some cash.

They must be in bed with Bungie and Activision. I believe I am done with SE.

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Oxvial
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:02:53 PM

I'm with you man, after the trailer lots of people for a moment forgot this it's SE a company that got tons of hate all the past gen.

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MRSUCCESS
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:27:23 PM

@ethird1 -- You were part of that 4-sum. You once called Destiny the best FPS of all time.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 9:05:43 AM

You didn't warn anyone of this. Go sit down.

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bebestorm
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:12:52 PM
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Smh!! This is disappointing news and it doesn't make sense... Maybe this is why footage was shown so quickly after the announcement. I believe more details should of been included....

I remember Nomura once talked about Versus releasing in parts I didn't like the idea then.

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Voyager236
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:18:15 PM
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Xenosaga says hello.

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Shauneepeak
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:38:39 PM

But isn't every episode like a medium length RPG at around 40-50hrs or so?
I HIGHLY doubt that is anywhere close to what Square is planning with this one.

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Hexen
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:27:29 PM
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I will wait for the complete version then.I can't stand stuff like telltale games that have episodes scattered all over the place with it having a finale some day.

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godsman
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:40:34 PM

Problem with episodic games is that each episode must be wrapped up and then end with a cliffhanger to keep the game interesting.

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godsman
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:38:23 PM
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Lets find out what they mean first. I am thinking it's possible they meant a spin-off like FFXIII-2 to continue the story because it's so popular.

I suggest we start some petition to make LOTS of noise on the internet. Once they DO decide to go episodic it's too late to change. Anyone know how to start one?

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 9:25:36 AM

Yep. It could very well mean a series of games as they've done with FFXIII and FFX.
This may actually be good news.
It's fun watching everyone freak though, don't you think?


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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 9:30:59 AM

I've read some updated news. Yea, it looks like they're breaking apart the game and selling each disc for $60.
So basically FFVII on PSX would've been $150 by this logic =p


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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:50:28 AM

If that's true it's nutball SE at its finest. I'll have to wait for the full season at discount.

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FM23
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 10:44:35 PM
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Wow....terrible terrible TERRIBLE idea!!!

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GeneStarwind
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 11:17:26 PM
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Sorry for the big head but after this news!!!!!!!!!! POP!!!!!!
Disappointed. Terrible idea.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:03:48 AM

At least we can be sure they will feel the hate blowback from it.

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ryu
Sunday, December 06, 2015 @ 11:55:12 PM
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that's a perfect recipe for disaster, it's a remake, what makes you think people will come back to it after 3 chapters, it's like committing to bankruptcy

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broox9
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 12:05:27 AM
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It could be a ploy to release before development is really done, but really... WHY does SE hate us?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:03:08 AM

Because we didn't get on board with their "new fan initiative" that dumped all former fans.

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Jawknee
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:01:56 AM
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Unbelievable. Wtf is wrong with that company?

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:51:52 AM

Nobody has been able to answer this since the early PS3 days.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:02:38 AM

I'd like unfettered access inside. I bet I could figure it out. Sadly gaming journalists are too scared to ask the hard questions and too quick to accept answers that make no sense.

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Breadlover
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:29:22 AM
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I would much rather prefer switching 10 Blu-Ray discs in between cut-scenes than have an episodic Final Fantasy VII.

F*#& &*U S.E.!!!

>:(

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Lone Wanderer
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:30:25 AM
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We're done SE! I hope you go bankrupt and fade away,strictin from history, and are forgotten.Burn in the hottest pit of hell.I'm done with you!!!

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Lone Wanderer
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:32:34 AM
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This is unfucking believable!!!

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Ather
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:46:39 AM
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I'll just get the version that's been ported to PS4 on PS+.

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MrAnonymity
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:51:06 AM
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I can now - officially - say that I am concerned. I will not say that this guarantees disaster... but it most definitely takes wind out of the sails. One thing to consider, though, is the scope of the FFVII game world. If it is their plan to recreate literally every locale in the game maybe it makes sense to do an episodic release. MAYBE. I don't know though, what with not being a game designer. Though this news has certainly given me reason to be apprehensive, I am still equally as anxious. While I agree that this could result in immersion hiccups, perhaps they have a formula that is going to make everything tie in well enough. Or maybe they really are going to just completely drag it through the glass- and piss-filled mud. At this point, all we can do is wait and see. Pissing and moaning optional.

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Jawknee
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:03:10 AM

In an interview I saw posted in the comments at Kotaku, or maybe IGN, what you're saying sounds close to their reasoning. Sounds like they don't want to be forced to cut anything. But still, if they plan on selling this, chapter by chapter, it's going to screw up the whole flow of the game. Not cool.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:00:17 AM

They probably looked at how massive the world of FFXIII Versus is and saw that it'd take 12 years so decided to work on and finish the game while pieces of it were still out since Versus could have begun to release in episodes a year or two ago and now nobody wants to buy it.

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Jawknee
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:00:58 AM
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If they mean episodic in the sense that MGS5 is, fine, but this doesn't sound like that. It sounds like they're going to chop it up like RE Revelations 2. Totally kills the excitement I had after seeing the latest trailer. Unreal.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:57:58 AM

Doesn't kill mine but does dampen in. When I play an episode I then move on and rarely get back to finish the game no matter how excited I get for the next episode right after completing the first. Months or a year later I don't even recall how things went in the first episode, and I imagine there will be many changes to FFVII.

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telly
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:03:41 AM

"Dampen" is the word. I want to learn more.

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daus26
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:04:43 AM
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As much as I have been supporting this game, this worries me terribly. Oh my goodness.

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DarthNemesis
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:59:47 AM
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I believe they mean separate parts like the original came on separate discs, but that is still crap to release them at different times. Disc space obviously is no problem with Blu Ray and SE has not made anything incredibly huge filled with tons of content and locals since FF9.

FF10 and every FF after have been significantly smaller, lacking features and limited which is why I called the game overrated.

They just want to milk the game because they know their loyal fans (why are you people still fans?) will lap it up like a cat on milk. By doing this they can sell each one for $60 plus and have several collector's editions going up to $150 and you same people complaining will still buy the crap, bit not me.

I have been done with Square since that abomination known as FF13 and I never looked back. Square Anus stinks and sucks hog balls and have for almost a decade now. If Konami did not exist than Square would be the worse company in gaming.

Even EA and Activision (though greedy) produce better games than Square Anus. BAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I am not even surprised as Square Anus is the type of company to do something like this. Still no release date for FF15 and KH3, but they are steady announcing new projects to keep you people roped in.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:56:41 AM

We are fans of the old days when the series was untouchable. Not many fans of the franchise today left with an IQ over 70.

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Oxvial
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:20:52 AM
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Ben this it's SE reasoning for doing this : “If we took everything that’s in the original game and remade it at that quality, we couldn’t get it all on a single release,”

Hilarious how the original game also had that problem and they fixed it with the use of multiple discs, maybe that solution and develop a new FF entry with the turns system now it's considered a cyber sin on SE lol.

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Snaaaake
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 6:41:24 AM
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It's one thing making a game episodic, but an episodic remake?
Wtf?
What's next? Sephiroth killing Aeris a cliffhanger to the next episode?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:55:12 AM

Well, yeah. Thats how it was broken up in the discs so I bet they do that.

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TrueAssassin86x
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 7:50:46 AM
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And i just lost all intrest in this game i knew square was gonna f this up and on that i hate episodic games. Ugh i'll just buy the season pass when its on sale and get episode 1 then get the rest free when there all aready out like i do with taletall games.

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gumbi
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 9:32:31 AM
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I'm not gonna flip out just yet. FF VII is a huge game and if they're going to recreate it all at today's standards of quality, maybe this is just how it has to be done. As long as each chapter is a part of the same game. As long as I can travel with my party, items, and stats throughout the entire adventure and back again. I'll be okay with that.

I'm willing to sit back and give SE a temporary pass on this one. I mean, we've all been crying for a FF VII remake for years and they've finally listened. Lets give it some time before we burn them at the stake for it.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 9:40:12 AM

No. You need to freak! Just give in and let it out!
Gamers freaking saved the Xbox One. Gamers freaking updated Mass Effect 3's ending.

"Hope and change" does nothing but "freak and change" does.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:54:25 AM

I like to watch the freakouts and would join them if there was anything to freak out about but so far it looks great. I may be jumping to conclusions about all the goodies being in the menu rather than on the lame face buttons but if I'm right that'll be killer.

Make no mistake. The episodic nature is probably just to stagger the release, make more money, and have it out long before it's done.

None of those are dealbreakers if it's as cool as it looks.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:07:15 AM

Yah, I agree. I can't get heated over this myself. If each segment is $60 of value I'll be fine.

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:08:32 AM
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This is a lot of reaction to basically zero info. My interpretation of the information when I first read it was completely different than yours, Ben.

I'm just saying, this could mean a whole boatload of things. Mind you... they super need to clarify ASAP, but I'm not going to flip out yet since I might end up with egg on my face with the rest of you. lol

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trumpetmon65
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:14:35 AM
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I usually try to be optimistic with square, but I don't like this idea either. All it tells me is that it'll probably be overly linear, too short overall and that I can't revisit old areas. yeah, I would have just preferred a remade and polished up version of the original now. Damn.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:52:07 AM

I still have faith that the "port" from PC to PS4 is going to be a great version. If they were just porting it straight up without any facelifts it could have been done in a couple months.

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Mdash0009
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 12:10:51 PM

World, you know the port is out already, right? No graphical face-lifts other than making it less blurry

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:27:58 PM

Really? it had no release date a week ago. I'll go judge for myself. At least I get to play in 1080p for the very first time.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 7:47:14 PM

Wooo, it does have some upgrade. Pretty too!

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trumpetmon65
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:25:22 AM
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So I just read a quote from Nomura saying that the reason it's being broken up into three parts is so that nothing will get cut. I really really hope this is true. I still don't like this idea though

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:50:54 AM

Doesn't make any sense. You just make the three parts into one without cutting anything right?

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:59:23 AM

It's a big game, though. (The original I mean)

Doing it right could potentially even max out a BluRay.

But see, this is what I mean. There are too many variables to know what the heck they're talking about exactly.

I do hope they clarify it quickly, though.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:01:23 AM

Imagine how legendary it would be if it were a multiple disc blu ray.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:09:04 AM

It's clearly a budgeting issue. Reduce quality and deliver the full game or keep quality state of the art and release it multiple times. It's the downside of such huge productions these days.

Btw: it sounds like they're offering more to do and see in each area.

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:14:08 AM

^EXACTLY.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:33:40 AM

This is all crap. The ONLY reason they can't fit it all into one production is because they're ADDING a bunch of stuff. In one breath, Nomura said the game is too big to fit into one production; in the next, he's talking about all these extra areas we'll be able to explore in Midgar.

They did this on purpose, obviously. They're loading in more content for the express purpose of releasing it in multiple installments, so they can have the "Final Fantasy VII Remake" title in the news several times over, and they can charge more in the long run.

Bottom line- if they had merely remade the game as it stands, this wouldn't be necessary. FFVII is NOT so big that the world and all the cinematics can't fit on a Blu-Ray disc; for crying out loud, the game wasn't even that long. It was one of the shortest - and by world comparison, smallest - FFs they ever made. FFXII was GIGANTIC compared to FFVII and that fit on a PS2 DVD just fine. You can't sit there and say FFVII wouldn't fit into one production when we've got games like The Witcher 3 and Fallout 4 right now. Yeah, FFVII was on 3 discs. How many CD-ROMs would be necessary for Fallout 4? Seriously?

They can't hide behind the "oh, we're giving you more content" explanation. I refuse to believe the fans are dumb enough to believe it.

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trumpetmon65
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 12:04:31 PM

no clue whatsoever

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BikerSaint
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 12:22:25 PM

<<<<<<Doesn't make any sense. You just make the three parts into one without cutting anything right?>>>>>>


Yeah, what World said,
Plus aren't our BluRay Disc's double layered too...
If so, then just how many GB's can be fit onto 1 disc?????

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Jawknee
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 1:48:11 PM

I think it's 50gb biker, but it could be more by now.

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BikerSaint
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:02:16 PM

Thanks jawknee,

And that's 50 GB even with the doubled layers too???
Damn, where's Highlander when we need him.
(I miss that guy, & Lawless's posts too...Hell, I even miss __________ noname's nonsense, what happened to all 3 of them while I had to go dormant?????)

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 3:57:29 PM

The game could easily gobble up 50 or more gigs if they stick to using HD FMV as FF games always have. And high quality CG isn't cheap. But the problem is likely not just a capacity one as it is the cost to fill several discs with state of the art content and ask $60 for it. I believe the director wants to flesh everything out at its best and deliver the richest FFVII experience he can. It'll cost a lot to do. And no one can deny how breathtaking it looks so far.

Personally, I'm down with paying $60 each time for a full game of value and quality visuals and sound and gameplay. If they think they can do that with this series of games and deliver on that. AWESOME.
If they can't, and it ends up feeling like a marketing stunt, shame on them.

But I can't get upset over this either way.



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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 4:13:45 PM

There's no chance in hell all the content in FFVII, even done with maximum quality, would exceed a Blu-Ray disc. Just no way. The FMV sequences in that game weren't long at all; barely more than a few seconds.

They're adding a bunch of stuff to justify the approach, that's all.

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 4:49:35 PM

A game like Fallout or similar with enormous amounts of data usage also recycle a CRAP load of stuff and often in weak amounts of detail.

The sheer variety of locales in the FFVII universe to be shown in large on-going environments with all the bells and whistles in high resolutions would absolutely take a ton of space...

Can you imagine Fallout being that diverse with the kind of detail the FFVII trailer was trying to show off?

There's no way. Especially when you consider things like various vehicles, the submarine, motorcycle, and snowboarding minigames... all the stuff at Golden Saucer they could do...

There is absolutely a crap load available here. I mean, my biggest concern about this game was that I couldn't imagine how they could possibly get all of it in with any level of quality. Heck... XII wouldn't have been all that long either if it hadn't been so good at making us spend so much time in the same spots for so long. And remember Lhusu mines? It's the SAME environment like 50 times over and over again. (The same for any other area, really.) It was enormous, sure. But it definitely lacked the kind of detail we'd look for now. (But then, I played XII last year and the terrible graphics by today's standards are fresh in my mind.)

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 4:52:14 PM

I don't really believe they're going to "give us more content" beyond filling in the blanks the original left open with the whole white memory flashes we got. If anything, they MIGHT tie in a little more of the ffvii universe to make it more cohesive, but that's it.

Yes, FFVII didn't have an enormous amount of stops on the map, but when taking the whole universe into account, exactly how much is there between stops? The original certainly implied there were settlements and locales between each stop (you just couldn't see them)

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:35:58 PM

Underdog: But in your mind, you're automatically making those locales a LOT bigger. You're thinking in modern terms. Yes, there was the bleakness of the Cosmo Canyon area, for example, but how big was it? Hell, you could almost run through the whole thing without coming across a random battle. And towns were TINY by today's standards.

Yeah, if Fallout 4 tried to include a whole separate landscape that was similar to The Witcher 3, that'd be tough due to the environmental differences. But we're talking about areas that are many times the size of anything that was in FFVII. If S-E retained that scale, I can't see how any of it would require more than one disc.

They're expanding and it's well beyond filling in those memory gaps. If you like that idea, fine, but it doesn't change the fact that if they simply remade FFVII AS IT IS, it wouldn't require this approach.

Besides, why are we assuming it'll be released in disc form at all? Anything episodic is all digital these days, with the chance of it going physical at the end of the cycle. So, if what S-E is saying is accurate, we'll either never get a physical copy, or that copy will span several discs. And I don't believe that'll happen.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:48:39 PM

Ben it absolutely could considering FFXIII nearly filled a Blu Ray disc last gen. And that game's last half used a lot of recycled assets.

with how cinematic this remake's presentation is (just look at what we've seen already) I have no doubt there'll be significantly more HD FMV in this new game.
Plus, I expect this version of the game to have full voice overs, like a movie. And a soundtrack that isn't just synth sounding midi.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 8:55:28 PM

Yes, but why do I have to keep repeating myself?

They're ADDING ALL OF THAT. If they stuck to the original cinematics, if they stuck to the original scale, there'd be absolutely no reason they'd need all that space. They could even make the environments a little bigger, add in voices and a few scenes, and there'd still be no need.

Let's put it this way: I almost guarantee they made the decision to do separate content roll-outs before they ever even talked about the so-called necessity of it. This is what Square Enix is doing now, what with Life is Strange, Hitman, etc. This is about marketing, not development.

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:02:14 PM

You're the only one considering remaking it as is, Ben. No one else is because that would be a terrible idea from a business and critical point of view.

Like, do you want a good game or a really expensive love song? Know what I mean?

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:04:42 PM

Ben, who said they were sticking to everything exactly as it was on PSX?
It's clear they're not by the footage they're showing.

You'd do well to understand that the degree of quality can dictate the amount of storage needed to contain a game. Order 1886 for example chews 30GBs of data. And there's a game that can be raced through in very little time. It's a game however that makes use of heavy cinematic story telling, something the director of this remake could be striving for. The quality they're showing with this early footage is indicative of this level of detail and effort.

Bear in mind that the Ps4 is the first PlayStation to not increase its media capacity. What was once like over a 1 to 100 ratio between system RAM and media storage for generations is now more like a 1 to 10 ratio with Ps4.

You're clearly really heated up over this. Maybe take a break from the topic for a few days.

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Underdog15
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 @ 2:40:34 PM

I also think they can't just pretend places they've introduced in Crisis Core, Dirge of Cerberus, the books, etc. don't exist in the universe. Just with the extras over the years, I think they sort of need to include new locales just for continuity's sake.

I think Cosmo canyon was likely much more enormous than the world map shows (as you said) just by remembering seeing Seto's petrified self. I used to fly the highwind around Cosmo Canyon to imagine where Seto would be. :p

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Godslim
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 11:26:48 AM
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They do that and I'm not getting it.

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shadowpal2
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 2:23:47 PM
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$QUARE ENIX

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 5:39:51 PM
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So... the episode idea isn't going over well.

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Temjin001
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 6:30:15 PM

Seriously.
losing turn-based was a drop in the pond compared to this =)

Edit: people just need to think of it more like the Hobbit book. Take one smaller book and turn it into an epic cinematic trilogy =p

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 7:48:12 PM

The PS4 port is awesome! 3X speed for dummies and anytime Limit break boosts plus clean ass graphics, finally.

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Underdog15
Monday, December 07, 2015 @ 10:05:48 PM
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Aaand each episode is a "full game".

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Breadlover
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 @ 1:58:26 AM

I would agree 100%, except for the fact that they're basing the complete set of episodes on Final Fantasy VII. Y'know the FULL game that was released over a 100 years ago for the ancient Playstation console.

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Underdog15
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 @ 2:42:08 PM

This reply doesn't address a multitude of things to understand if there's a valid point hidden in the passive aggressiveness of your statement. ie. genuine size of locales off a world map, variety of locales compared to data needed to represent them, cutscene quality, etc. etc.

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Nas Is Like
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 @ 6:39:57 AM
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F*** Square-Enix.

Leave it to them to finally decide on a long awaited remake, only to find out they're going to botch the remake.

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