Don’t leave a rhythm game fan hanging here, Square Enix. The Final Fantasy VII Remake dancing mini-game is too good to be limited to a practice round and one spectacular sequence. Cloud needs to move his body right.
David Ventura surprises me by saying he’d never played a rhythm game before moving to Japan, where he’d end up working with a company known for making them. That was the studio iNiS, creator of beloved oddball rhythm action games like Gitaroo Man and Elite Beat Agents.
This carefree scene of teens sharing a skateboard ride is actually part of the touching tale of two friends coping when one is diagnosed with a severe disease. Who said rhythm games couldn’t tell important stories?