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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
I'm as big of an old school, turn based homer as anyone, but I really like what I've seen with the new combat. Did FFXV have an ATB bar?


Carson123987
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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
No. XV was the worst shite ive ever played (only made it about 2 hours)


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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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. Everyone likes to make it seem like the multiple disc for 7-9 was because they were these massive games. It was not. It was because of how much space the FMVs took on the CD.


^This

Thank You. I've played the majority of major FF games and I must say that the overall length of FF games from the PS1 era is similar to other RPGs of it's time.


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volod
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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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No. XV was the worst shite ive ever played (only made it about 2 hours)




It wasnt that bad. I admit that sometimes it was too busy on screen, but that's not uncommon for RPGs with no turn based system.

I was more afraid it would be too similar to Kingdom Hearts with multiple prompts in every battle.


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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
I enjoyed XV.


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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
Producer Yoshinori Kitase talks FF7 Remake

Essentially information we already know. Midgar being the first game, they have their “internal release schedule”, ATB hybrid, etc


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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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I enjoyed XV.


Me too, a lot actually. I was on this board defending it left and right when it was getting shite all over at release. And it's a much better game now than it was then.

I'm planning a second playthrough pretty soon, I'm going to run through it again before I get to FF7:R.

The only thing, and I mean the only thing that I wasn't happy with, they just out Episode Aryden, and didn't include it in the season pass I got in the deluxe edition at launch.

I'm also bummed out they didn't finish the other planned DLC (Luna, Aranena, Noctis)


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TigerAxeOK
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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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I enjoyed XV.
As did I.

Especially after update added the endgame dungeon in Insomnia. Omega fight was epic if you didn't break the battle with the Prompto glitch.

The primary antagonist failed to evoke the hatred that we had for Sephiroth but that will probably never be reproduced. So I set the bar at Sin from FFX, feeling both anger and sympathy towards the antagonist.

I'm on my third playthrough right now after taking a year away from the game and loving it. Caught all fish, collected all "recipeh's", earned platinum trophy on first playthrough but still undertaking quests and hunts that I somehow missed the first two times around.

I'm pretty picky about wanting games to really make me feel like I'm a part of the world, and to me FFXV is second only to Witcher 3 in actually making me feel like my decisions, or lack thereof, made a difference.

FFXV isn't for everyone, and I didn't think I'd like it after 4 hours of gameplay, but I kept going and eventually loved it.


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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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Especially after update added the endgame dungeon in Insomnia.
Sounds like I need to play again. I preordered and beat it as soon as it came out then never touched it again.

I thought the story was better than it was given credit for, I'm just not huge fan of the combat.
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re: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Coming to PS4 (March 20, 2020)
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Sounds like I need to play again.
Takes a while but level up to at least 85 or 90 for the Omega fight. Cap is 120 and I'd personally suggest maxing out but it could probably be done around 90. Stock full stacks of elixirs and megalixirs and some mega phoenixes as well. And most importantly, have every character equip a ribbon accessory, as it will blast you frequently with an attack that inflicts every status ailment in the game. It will frequently one-shot 1-3 party members and it's fast and attacks relentlessly.

It has three forms that are cyclical; normal, shielded and berserk. Only royal arms and high level spells affect it in normal mode. Nothing hurts it in shielded mode. I won't spoil too much of the rest because it's fun figuring it out. Expect to game over a few times if you go in blind.

I beat it once just to say I did. I have absolutely no desire to do it again

I have much more fun just exploring, and replaying hunts and finding new quests that got overlooked. I've caught myself driving around to different spots and fishing for hours at a time, especially after they added fishing from the royal vessel, and the Bismarck encounter that only happens on the open sea, and leads to catching the tuna that drops the game's best recipeh ingredient.

Just checked and have 360 hours game time on 3 playthroughs and still finding new things to do occasionally, so the content is definitely not lacking.


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