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Duhn-Duhn-Duhn-Duhn, Duhn, Duhn, Duhn Da-Duhn! Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Down to $25 on Amazon

Final Fantasy VII Remake | $25 | Amazon
Final Fantasy VII Remake | $25 | Amazon
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Final Fantasy VII Remake | $25 | Amazon

It took me over 40 hours playing Final Fantasy VII Remake—or Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 1 I should say—to finally reach the end credits. That’s because, unlike the original, Final Fantasy VII Remake is brimming with side quests, extended cutscenes, dart throwing, and at one point even a dance-off. For $25, or 58% off the list price, starting today you can embark on an old adventure in a fresh new coat of paint starring familiar faces including Cloud Strife, Tifa Lockhart, Barret Wallace, the mystical Aerith Gainsborough, and, of course, the brooding antagonist of the story, Sephiroth.

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Let me tell you, to have extended the first five hours of a two-decade-old game into almost 30 at the minimum is a feat. To have done it well is just short of a miracle. No matter what the haters tell you, Final Fantasy VII Remake is good, actually. Get to the end of chapter 9 and tell me I’m wrong. While it’s fair to say those who never experienced the original won’t understand certain plot elements, neither will those who never played a PSP game from 2008.

Go in with an open mind and you’ll enjoy it for what it is: a gorgeous modern rendition of an influential JRPG that, while incomplete, is a hell of a lot of fun to play. Now, Tifa > Aerith thank you very much.

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This story was originally published by Gabe Carey on 05/28/2020 and updated with new information on 11/06/2020.


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