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Squeenix Final Fantasy VII Remake

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Perkel, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. lightbane Arcane

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    :hmmm: They're not pretending anymore, are they?
    It's kinda amusing that the game starts with a plot about freedom fighters dirty terrorists fighting a ridiculously EVIL, short-sighted megacorporation™ that cares about nothing except short-term benefits, when the company producing this is not that different from the one portrayed in the game. In before a 30 $ DLC to get a special mission/sidequest to save Aeris, along with another DLC to gain access to the game's ultimate weapon for every character.
     
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  2. Necroscope Arcane

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    The original music wasn't in midi, you mean the crappy PC port.


     
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  4. Beastro Arcane

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    Whatever it was it's better than this orchestral crap.
     
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  5. Mustawd Arcane

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    Hilarious. So you can release a full realized game in 1997, but can't do it in 2016/7? Such bullshit.
     
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  6. Red Rogue Learned

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    Typical square. FFXV has been in development hell for years, why did I ever think they could manage to completely remake a game as large as FF7. It seemed like this game was announced because they caved under fan pressure anyways and I knew it was too good to be true.
     
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  7. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    Is it just me or are they using this FF7 remake as some sort of test bed?
    The fame alone quarentees some sale and graphics certainly helps the matter, no matter how bad you think the story, mechanics and music are.

    I don't really have problem with episodic content as long as they don't charge something like 60€ each and they actually add content.
    However with recent rising with fucking microsanctions in game, I excpect this will be more platant cash crap than some might orginally believed.

    Anyway the most important element hasn't been shown from FF7, The tits and bouncy physic and don't tell me that they are dcl content too.

    Edit: Fuck me and my drunk ass.
    I meant as test bed to try capabilites of Ps4.
    ...
    I assume they aren't making this for xbox one as well.
     
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  8. Tehdagah Arcane

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    Nomura wanted to split FFXV in multiple parts too.
     
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    That was Versus XIII m8. :P

    I'm going to wait for all the parts and then buy for €14.99.
     
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  10. Gremius Scholar

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    If by a "crappy port" you mean that it sounds much more clearer, has better instrument recreation, etc., then yes, it's crappy as hell.





    Also it's worth to mention that PS1 used Portable Sound Format (PSF) which was pretty similar to MIDI in terms how it works (both are sequenced music formats).
     
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  11. Necroscope Arcane

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    :hmmm:

     
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  12. Gremius Scholar

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    Well, I gave you two examples. You can check this guy's playlist, he has whole FF VII OST. Almost every track sounds much better on PC with Yamaha synthesizer. If you don't hear it it's not my problem.

    Source: http://ngemu.com/threads/creating-psf-psf1-files-from-psx-games-in-2012.149675/

    And

    Source: http://72.9.148.189/library/PSF2
    So, MIDI takes more time and skill to recreate it properly + need good synthesizer. The one built in Windows is shit.
    And Yamaha synthesizer in many ways was superior to PS1.

    Dunno about this one track, but in One Winged Angel vocals were recorded separately and was played simultaneously with PSF music. One more interesting fact- newer Windows systems had problems with playing that track the same way, so many people wrongly assumed that vocals was absent on PC version. AFAIK there are mods that repairs this issue.
     
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  14. Necroscope Arcane

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    Cloud's design is rather inconsistent. In Nomura's artworks he looks like a skinny teenager, but in the cutscenes as well as in various 3d renders he seems tougher and more masculine:
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    Also, during the cross-dressing quest the tailor asked to make a dress responds: "For a tough guy like him?"

    His 3d combat sprite doesn't look very skinny either:
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    Maybe I don't hear it then. I never would have thought that the original music has anything in common with midi. Especially that there are many examples of PS1 music that sounds completely "regular":
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    To name a few.
     
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  15. Shaewaroz Arcane Patron

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    I have to say I love Cloud's desing in the new gameplay trailer - his body tells a story of it's own. If you come across a heavy drug user, you can immediately tell just from looking at his dehydrated, pale and skinny face that something is terribly wrong. Similarly, Cloud's body tells that he's sick - he's still recovering from severe mako poisoning and just a couple of days ago he was barely able to walk.

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    Cloud is not your typical cool angsty anime hero, but a person who has been drugged, tortured and broken to a point that he has lost all sense of self. Cloud's body tells this story. To me this design decision shows that there are still some creative people working at Square and that the remake might actually end up pretty decent.
     
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  16. Makabb Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    You are aware that this character was created in 1997 and not today, the people who are responsible for FF7 are not there either.
     
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  17. Shaewaroz Arcane Patron

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    I meant the character model, which should have been obvious.
     
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  18. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Actually, the same key people are involved. Uematsu is p. much the only one who is missing.
     
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  20. Makabb Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    Didn't the team change ?
     
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  21. Trodat Cipher Patron

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    Sakaguchi left SE many years ago, but Kitase for example is still there.
     
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  22. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Also Nomura who was the charachter designer. The Art Director Naora is as well. Nojima as well (well freelance but thats been for a long time) Toriyama as well...

    In fact most of the people that are responsible for Square's decline worked on it. FFVII was more or less the start of their takeover.
     
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  23. Talby Arcane Patron

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    They got the art direction down pretty well, yeah. Hopefully the game will be worthwhile if bought once all the episodes are out, or Square decides to backpedal due to the backlash. Either way, won't be buying this on launch if I get it at all.
     
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    Meh, Square is dead to me.
     
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    FF7 remake producer on why epic remake is epic: http://na.square-enix.com/us/blog/final-fantasy-vii-remake-psx-2015-message-yoshinori-kitase

     
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