Final Fantasy VII-Related News Likely Coming Next Month

The extent to which I liked 2020’s Final Fantasy VII Remake is honestly a little shocking. Over the past two decades, I had somehow and for some reason convinced myself that Final Fantasy VII was not a formative part of my childhood and that I did not have a deep sense of…

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Final Fantasy VII Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Messages From Yoshinori Kitase And Tetsuya Nomura

Final Fantasy VII is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week, ringing in the special occasion with an upcoming livestream and new messages from FFVII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase and creative director Tetsuya Nomura. While neither Final Fantasy veteran got into specifics, Nomura mentioned “new FFVII projects,” starting after delivering more…



Kentaro Miura Influenced More Video Games Than You Realize

Berserk, a long-running manga that began in 1989, will never be completed. Kentaro Miura wrote and illustrated the manga from its first issue until his death on May 6 at the age of 54 due to acute aortic dissection, as announced by publisher Young Animal Comics last night. The action…

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The Switch Got Me to Beat Three Old Final Fantasy Games in Two Weeks

It’s been tough to play Final Fantasy games over the years. Despite being one of the most recognizable franchises in the medium, publisher Square Enix has done a pretty poor job of making the games properly available on modern hardware. The 2D era of games have suffered the worst (and…

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An Ode to Final Fantasy VII’s Aerith Gainsborough

Major spoilers for Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake to follow. I’m 11 years old. I’ve finished playing Kingdom Hearts 2, my introduction to Japanese role-playing games, which would eventually become my favorite video game genre. Alongside Sora, Riku, and Kairi, I’ve seen some more mature-looking characters from…

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Fanbyte Morning News March 17, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this morning’s news! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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