After years of asking, your Final Fantasy VII full remake dreams are coming true. It's happening. And you can bet the internet has something to say about that.
So did Square Enix's stock prices shortly after the announcement was made.
The game is heading to the PlayStation 4 first, but from the sound of it, this Final Fantasy VII remake won't be out for a while. The game's official release says that Square Enix has "begun production" on the title.
Now, we have time to kill, comments to write, and reactions to make.
Here are Kotaku commenters:
[by Rachel Fogg]
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Here's NicoNico Douga:
The reaction on the Japanese video platform was basically variations of "whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa" and "woooooooooooooooooooah."
Over on NeoGAF:
[via Light and Waves at NeoGAF]
And on Reddit/r/Games:
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And, of course, Twitter:
omg the new ff7 trailer looks HOTT pic.twitter.com/xrKrxNjNTD
— fan fic⚡️ (@fanxfic) June 16, 2015
Okay but really. Look at that muted and realistic FF7 trailer. Now try to imagine any of your favourite scenes in that style. Yeah.
— Faulerro (@Faulerro) June 16, 2015
Final Fantasy 7 remake directed by Tetsuya Nomura. Don't forget, last time he directed something FF7 related we got Advent Children.
— Kyle McLain (@FarmboyinJapan) June 16, 2015
— だらんエイチ (@daran_h) June 16, 2015
"They're remaking FF7. Awesome! Definitely buying. I'm looking forward to it! My youth!"
"Just imagine this scene in the FF7 remake." pic.twitter.com/HfIM41N6ew
— Queen Luigi (@Rowemanticize) June 16, 2015
— 陸波求めて千里眼 (@rikunami13) June 16, 2015
"This is awful! Square Enix is finished! (It's the jinx that if Square Enix releases a FFVII remake, they will go bankrupt)"
PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER PLAYED FF7 DONT REALIZE THAT CLOUD ACTUALLY RIDES A DOLPHIN. SOON TO BE IN HD
— ✨Stay Gold Yugi Boy✨ (@Gainstrive) June 16, 2015
Oh hey, here come the too-cool-for-FF7-and-Shenmue crowd.
— Justin Cheng (@thejustincheng) June 16, 2015
— buzzG (@buzz_g) June 16, 2015
"While you're at it, could you maybe do FF 5 and 6 remakes, too?"
FF7 REMAKE I DONT CARE IF 6 IS BETTER SHUT UP #SonyE3
— Fauxtaku (@Fauxtaku) June 16, 2015
— たなけん＠砲雷撃17 D-31ab売り子 (@tatatanakaka) June 16, 2015
"Rather than FF7, I want to remake my student days."
oh! ff7 is the one with cloud from kingdom hearts 2 right
— Cohen is a ghost (@skullmandible) June 16, 2015
Finally, some YouTube reactions:
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