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Play Final Fantasy VII With Us In Our New Game Club
on January 22, 2016 at 04:01 PM
Update: Winners have been selected! Check your "Conversations" inbox on this website to see if you won! If not, we encourage you to play along with us anyway! For some time, members of the Game Informer staff have wanted to organize a game club so that the entire Game Informer community could...
Come Join The GI Game Club
on January 21, 2016 at 06:05 PM
Sometimes we all want to delve deeper and discuss together what makes a game truly memorable. Why is it fun? In what ways did a particular game innovate when it first released? How did the design dovetail with the storytelling? We’re asking you to join us as we take a closer look at games through...
Five Big Surprise Announcements In 2015
on December 31, 2015 at 05:39 PM
Looking back at 2015, we received many of the awesome gaming experiences we were promised. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt turned out every bit as awesome as expected, the team at From Software pushed us to our limits once more with Bloodborne, and Nintendo enabled us to bring our imagination to life with the...
Test Chamber – Cloud Strife's Grand Super Smash Bros. Debut
on December 16, 2015 at 12:30 PM
With yesterday's final Nintendo Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros. , we learned not only that Bayonetta and Corrin from Fire Emblem will be joining the roster but that Cloud Strife is now available to download. I'm joined by Kyle Hilliard in this Test Chamber as we test out the troubled youth's...
Opinion – The Final Fantasy VII Remake Needs To Make Changes
on December 07, 2015 at 12:50 PM
Note: Square Enix's remake of Final Fantasy VII was big news at PSX over the weekend, including discussions surrounding its battle system and multi-part structure . With some fans crying foul about these alterations to the original formula, we thought it would be a good time to revisit this opinion...
Here Are The Games That Had Surprise Releases Today On PlayStation 4 And Vita
on December 05, 2015 at 02:39 PM
Sony is making a habit of surprise releasing games during its press conferences, and today's PlayStation Experience show was no exception. Here's what released today. The original Final Fantasy VII PC Port for PS4 Not to be confused with the very exciting Final Fantasy VII Remake , the port of...
Opinion – RPG Fans Are The Real Winners Of E3 2015
on July 04, 2015 at 01:00 PM
I always like to take a few weeks away from any show to really start analyzing and putting it in perspective. I'm not one to usually name a "winner" of E3, since the fans always end up winning with a glut of new games. Even so, this year role-playing game fans really had a lot to cheer...
What We Want (And Don’t Want) From The Final Fantasy VII Remake
on June 21, 2015 at 02:01 PM
In a surprising E3 announcement, Square Enix and Sony revealed that the Final Fantasy VII remake is happening . This is a practically miraculous development for fans who have been hoping for such a project ever since the PS3 “tech demo” shown at E3 2005. Now that it’s officially happening...
Seven Games We Never Thought We’d See At E3 2015
on June 21, 2015 at 11:01 AM
E3 2015 was the year all of our joke predictions finally came true. From Ubisoft to Nintendo, there were surprises for fans across the board this year. Here’s a list of the games announced at E3 that we never saw coming. EarthBound Beginnings EarthBound Beginnings was the first surprise game to...
Top 10 Boss Battle Themes
on April 21, 2015 at 05:47 PM
A good boss battle serves as a climax for your journey. It often takes everything you have learned to triumph over the most deadly and epic of foes. These battles require suitably complex and epic boss-battle music to elevate the action and make them even more memorable. Here are 10 of the best boss...
Franchise Follow-Ups No One Expected
on April 02, 2015 at 05:40 PM
Every once in a while a game comes along that catches people off-guard. Whether they’re good or bad, unexpected games are always interesting to explore and discuss, especially when they’re part of a long-running series. Whether it’s because the games differ greatly from their predecessors...
The Essentials – Final Fantasy VII
on March 08, 2015 at 01:00 PM
Welcome to another installment of the Essentials, Game Informer’s weekly look at the best titles in gaming history. We curate this list to include the medium’s must-play experiences, spanning multiple genres and generations. The games might be especially innovative, groundbreaking, or significant...
Final Fantasy VII And The Oddity Of Shinra Technologies
on November 17, 2014 at 01:59 PM
Two months ago Square Enix announced that they were forming a new subsidiary with a focus on cloud gaming called Shinra Technologies. The internet was confused. Why would Square Enix name a company after the evil corporation they created for Final Fantasy VII? Did they realize how bizarre it is that...
The 10 Most Evil Corporations In Video Games
on September 17, 2014 at 05:00 PM
There are a lot of corporations in the world that fail to look out for the best interests of the global population, but some video game corporations truly excel at screwing up the environment and everyone who lives in it. We rounded up the worst of the lot; here are 10 video game corporations that are...
Gaming Disguises That Shouldn’t Work But Did
on June 07, 2014 at 06:15 PM
Getting around without your enemies recognizing you is a key component in many games. Often times, our heroes don a disguise in order to hide their identities and sneak around. In some cases, however, the disguises are so weird or outlandish that they just shouldn’t work. We take a look at a few...
Moments: Final Fantasy VII's Sephiroth Flashback
on May 09, 2013 at 06:24 PM
The best game in the Final Fantasy series is a point of contention , but almost every fan acknowledges the significance (though not necessarily the superiority ) of Final Fantasy VII. With its mixture of 3D graphics, amazing cutscenes, and cool characters, Final Fantasy VII created a story that set the...
Places – The Gold Saucer
on February 13, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Characters in the Final Fantasy series are almost always in do-or-die situations. The actions of these chosen few affect the entire world. Generally, the job of stopping a madman or an earth-scorching apocalypse rests on the shoulders of these adventurers. Cloud, Aeris, Tifa, and the rest of the gang...
Breaking Down Video Game Character Names
on January 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM
A fair majority of the people who make video games take a lot of time to think about them. They analyze every detail down to how a character’s limbs should move, how fast a character should walk when someone applies pressure to the control stick, and how high a character should jump when the player...
Spoiled! Final Fantasy VI
on August 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Spoiled! is our video series that has Game Informer editors discussing the ending to some of the biggest games around, and every once in a while we dive in and dissect a classic. Associate editor Tim Turi just finished his first playthrough of Final Fantasy VI and was eager to discuss the ending and...
Moments: Sephiroth Kills Aerith
on July 09, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Few moments in gaming live in the same amount of infamy as the scene where Sephiroth kills Aerith. Final Fantasy VII is a fan-favorite for a lot of reasons (the hilariously complicated story, Tifa), but what the 1997 game is most known for is its totally unexpected death scene. Players experiencing the...
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