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Commercials Are Better With Video Game Music

Last night I spent about four hours watching the Food Network, because once you start watching an episode of Chopped it’s impossible to not watch three more.


Final Fantasy VII Isn't On Phones Yet Because It's... Too Big?

Last week, we reported that Square Enix wants to bring Final Fantasy VII to smartphones. Today, we’ve got an explanation for why that hasn’t happened yet: the game is too big, Square says.


One Of Gaming's Most Iconic Swords Get A Massive Steampunk Replica

No wonder there’s no one in these pictures wielding the massive two-metre tall Buster Sword, Cloud’s iconic weapon from Final Fantasy VII. It probably weighs a ton! More specifically it’s a slightly modified steampunk version of the weapon, made by the folks at Brick Replicas.


One Aussie Fan's Quest To Remake Final Fantasy VII... In 2D

Forget the HD remake: what Final Fantasy VII really needs is a 2D remake. Just ask Lucas Brown, an Australian web developer who is building his very own two-dimensional slice of Square’s classic role-playing game, one sprite at a time.


This Unofficial Final Fantasy VII Web Series Sure Is Ballsy

You may remember the mockup trailer that circulated last year, promising an unofficial Final Fantasy VII fan film. At the time, director Gionata Medeot told me he wasn’t worried about Square Enix’s lawyers stepping in and trying to take it down.


100 Things You Might Not Know About Final Fantasy VII

In honour of Final Fantasy VII‘s recent Steam re-release, here’s a video by YouTuber NEroNeRoNerON exploring some trivia from Square’s classic RPG. Some of these factoids are a little silly — yes, if you park the airship on an island, fly a gold chocobo across the water, and then release the chocobo, you’ll lose access to your airship. Many of them seem to be based on hacks or glitches too.


My Bloody Valentine: Loveless Billboard Stands Out In FFVII Mashup

That My Bloody Valentine: Loveless billboard stands out quite a bit in digital artist RubiaDmc’s great Final Fantasy VII mashup. That sign was all over Midgar!


3D-Printed Final Fantasy VII Characters Look Pretty Amazing

3D printing is perfect for models with low polygon counts. Joabaldwin proves this with these precise recreations of the main cast from Final Fantasy VII.


Lightning As Cloud Strife From Final Fantasy VII For Pre-Order Bonus

Lightning returns alright. This time, she can dress up in Cloud Strife’s Soldier 1st Class Uniform and swing his Buster Sword. But there’s a catch!


Final Fantasy VII's Train Graveyard Has Never Looked So Beautiful

The Sector 7 train graveyard, one of the earliest locations in Final Fantasy VII, was an empty and depressing place, filled only with entry level ghosts, a few potions and train wreckage. Jordangrimmer’s fantastic reinterpretation expands the environment and fills it with life.