Will the upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII have a world map? WE SURE HOPE SO. Today on Kotaku Splitscreen, we're talking about the ambitious multi-part Final Fantasy VII remake, which was looking hot at the PlayStation Experience earlier this month. We also dig into console exclusives, Hanukkah songs, and how it makes me grumpy when people pick "Game of the Year" before 2015 is over.
Podcast: We Sure Hope The Final Fantasy VII Remake Has A World Map
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