Final Fantasy VII Remake was initially planned for 3 march, and then postponed to 10 April: in the meantime, Square Enix shows in preview the new images and the movie beginning of the game, lasting more than 5 minutes.
A true series of snapshots, which show some of the main characters in this first chapter – in particular, Red XIII and Tifa Lockhart – that explain the special abilities, the subject Matter, how to do the side quests, Invocations and much more.
So, let’s go for order with the first characters:
Red XIII, with his agile body, the red fur, sharp fangs and a tail burning may seem like a beast, but Red XIII is eloquent as much as a human.
Was captured as the experimental sample and imprisoned in the scientific laboratory of the Hojo (more details to follow). Red XIII is the model number that has been assigned in the structure, is not his real name.
Hojo is an enigmatic character, the director of the scientific department of the Shinra Electric Power Company. Its task is to develop a variety of biological weapons for the company and works without logic or common sense.
Hojo will not hesitate to take a life if necessary for his experiment. In the past, he has served as collaborative performing surgeries special on soldiers to increase their physical strength, thus creating the SOLDIERS of the elite.
Tifa Lockhart is a female warrior fast that uses martial arts to deal damage to the opponents. Can attack with a combo quickly by repeatedly pressing the square button, and release a special skill in three levels by pressing the triangle button.
Among its major moves, we find the Whirling Uppercut, Omnistrike and Rise and Fall.Filling to the maximum the bar ATB, Tifa can use one of its special skills, including True Strike, a frontal attack sudden against the opponent.
The Matter can be equipped as weapons, so it can be used in combat. Among those that will be carried over in this Remake, there will be the Matter Restore which allows you to use spells of Care, and the Matter Escapes and Counters which will transform any attack, after having dodged one, a powerful counter-body to body.
As for the weapons, each will be displayed directly on the appearance of the character, both in battle that does not (image above).
The secondary missions will involve all the characters of Final Fantasy VII Remake. The screenshots are particularly interested in the Cloud, called to help the traders of Midgar as a handyman, or in the carrying out of other activities such as finding a kitten lost. Every mission completed will end with a reward.
Chadley appears in the first chapter of the Final Fantasy VII Remake as a secondary character. The case of an intern researcher for 15 years, working for the scientific department of the State. Is looking for new types of Matter, and need the help of the Cloud, will be able to assign them new missions secondary.
Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle, and Cactuar will be among the Invocations in the first chapter of the Final Fantasy VII Remake:
- Chocobo Chick may look nice, don’t be fooled by appearances: smite your enemies with different elemental attacks. Is included with the pre-order of any version of Final Fantasy VII: Remake.
- Carbuncle, a mystical creature with a ruby on the forehead. His gem shimmering gives power to the allies. You will be able to have this invocation by doing the pre-order of the Digital Deluxe Edition on the PlayStation Store.
- Cactuar, cute cactus that repeats an attack of stinging incredibly effective while sporting an innocent look. You can have a Cactuar with the pre-order of the Deluxe Edition, the Digital Deluxe Edition or 1st Class Editions of the game.
In Final Fantasy VII: Remake could not miss the iconic environments of the original title, re-created with graphics are more modern. Not only that, but there will also be additional areas inaccessible in the original game.
The reactor Mako suck Mako from the planet’s core. Then, turns it into electricity or liquid gas to the city, although it is also employed for the production of Subject and other research. The Shinra Electric Power Company has a monopoly of the resource, and has built reactors Mako scattered all over the world. However, some raise doubts about the safety of these activities, and there have been confirmed cases of the accidents in the reactors in remote locations.
The Corkscrew Tunnel connects the slums to the residential areas the most wealthy on the upper part of Midgar. The tunnel winds upwards, forming a giant spiral through the center of Midgar. On the carriages of the trains, passengers are always subject to the control of the identity document, and inputs and outputs are monitored. When it is discovered the intruder, are deployed with the military and the intruders are neutralized quickly.
And to finish in beauty, Square Enix has just released the intro movie for the game.
Final Fantasy VII Remake will arrive on PlayStation 4 on April 10, 2020 in three different versions.