Square Enix Is Remaking FF7: Crisis Core

Remember a while ago when we posted about Square Enix's Final Fantasy 7 25th Anniversary stream. We had a feeling some major announcements would come, especially considering the fact the whole shebang was only supposed to be about 10 minutes long. Well, now we know precisely what we're getting, and it's a remake of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7.
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The remake will officially be called Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion, and it will seemingly use the same engine as Final Fantasy VII Remake to recreate the original's action-heavy gameplay. No firm release date came out, but it will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S at some point this winter.

Crisis Core first became available on PlayStation Portable in 2007. The story followed Zack Fair, an extremely important FF7 character with close ties to Aerith Gainsborough and Cloud Strife. The game is fondly remembered to this day for fleshing out elements of Zack's backstory in addition to his personality. 

We managed to catch a glimpse of Zack later in the stream, as well. He was part of the trailer for FF7 Rebirth, suggesting he'll continue to have a major role to play in this series. Additionally, it seems like several of the original game's story beats are getting shifted around for a wholly unique experience this time around. 

Crisis Core earned rave reviews when it first came out, scoring an 8.5/10 from IGN as well as a 9/10 from GameSpot.

What do you think of the news? Will you buy the Crisis Core remake when it's available later this year?
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