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Submitted by Pozzle 641d ago | opinion piece

Final Fantasy VII: So disappointing, I deleted it from my PS Vita

2d-x writes: A few week ago I was eager to re-experience Final Fantasy VII after its release on PS Vita as a PSOne Classic. I report with no shame that I am unable to finish the game. It’s not due to Final Fantasy VII’s difficulty or failing to understand the Materia system–the game isn’t worth my time. (Final Fantasy VII, PS Vita)

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Irishguy95  +   642d ago | Well said
It's because you have lost the taste you once held and are now a weak minded casual gamer
Baliw  +   641d ago
Come on, guys. Final Fantasy VII is an unfinished game...
You can't even get all the toy soldiers!

I beat the game back in the day and it was a complete mess.
Instead I love ff6, ff9 more.
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Xanatos  +   641d ago | Well said
Final Fantasy 7 was the game that made me completely regret getting a N64 instead of a psx back in the day, i remember watching the Opening FMV at my friends house and having my jaw drop. After selling my n64 and getting a psx i rented ff7 and beat it without a memory card, one of the most fun gaming experiences of my teen age years. So I ask you, why is the game a mess? Oh nevermind you are just hating because its the cool thing to do these days.
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d0nni3  +   641d ago
I can understand you not liking it but to call it a mess is a bit steep. Still my favorite along with FFVI!

Toy soldiers, what you mean the 1/35 toy soldier?!
YxUxNO  +   641d ago
I was under the impression that 1/35 was the size of the toy soldier... Not how many there were
stragomccloud  +   641d ago
You just named my favorite FF games~
Temporary  +   641d ago
@YuxUxNO

I remember getting a couple, doubt there were every 35 though, i do remember a reference to their height maybe in the description though.
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knowyourstuff  +   641d ago
Yeah Final Fantasy is an outdated mess. Clunky and full of bad game design that fanboys were happy to put up with back in the day (and some even now), but really the only thing it has going for it is the story, turn based RPG's are all garbage IMO.
calis  +   641d ago
You could get 99 toy soldiers if you wanted. You get them from the Gold Saucer, the rollarcoaster shooting ride.

I know this because I tried it back when I thought it was possible to get Sephiroth's sword.
Pozzle  +   641d ago
YxUxNO is right. 1/35 is referring to the height of the toy soldiers, not how many yo can collect. It's a fairly common scale for realistic toy models... http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
pixelsword  +   641d ago
@ Xanatos

LOL You're not kidding: I remember when I first got a PS3 and that You're not "e" (red-e) disc: I put that thing in and played Mortal Kombat, Warhawk, Twisted Metal, and OMG, Loaded. I bought every one of those games and loved it.

But, this is the truth, I was so blown away that I felt like I had to return it! I was just a kid but that was a powerful step-up from the Jaguar.
MaxXAttaxX  +   641d ago
Nostalgia makes things better.
It is why we think games, music and games were better in the past. And it's why people dislike many new things. They feel like they're not making games and music for YOU anymore.
Baliw  +   640d ago
Love the disagree-fest, is ok.
But no hating the game. As I said in my previous post, I indeed beat up the game. It was a good and fun but it is really overrated.
-Gespenst-  +   641d ago
Brainwashed by modern games, he's forgotten how to appreciate the classics. (Maybe he never even learned.)
Lord_Sloth  +   641d ago
He's just fishing for hits.
chrispseuphoria  +   641d ago
I don't think that's a fair statement. He's just stating his opinion. He deleted Final Fantasy VII and he wants to explain why.
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Blacktric  +   641d ago | Funny
I can't wait to read more articles about how some guy's temper tantrum/taste difference caused him to delete a game. We definitely need more articles like this.

/s
GribbleGrunger  +   641d ago
I love the fact that he didn't just write, 'Final Fantasy VII: So disappointing, I deleted it.' He could have bought it for his PS2, PSP or PS3, but NOPE, he wants to point out that he deleted it from his 'Vita'.

They're going to have to do better than that if they're going to jump on the negatrain.
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tiffac008  +   641d ago
I don't think the author was in anyway doing a negative piece on the Vita. He just simply does not like FFVII.

Reading through his article and the one before that. He never really liked FFVII to begin with, never finished it back in 1997 according to him. (since he was enticed in buying the game through all those TV ads)

So we just read an opinion that never changed for more than 2 decades.
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legionsoup  +   641d ago
Eh - I didn't think it was that great even when it first came out. 6 was better on basically every level aside from graphics.
wishingW3L  +   641d ago
you people are overrating FF6 way too much. I own and have beaten every single FF game that exist out there at least twice and while FF6 is one of the best is neck and neck with FF7. And FF6 has its fare share of huge flaws too.
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StraightedgeSES  +   641d ago
How are people making final fantasy 6 overrated when people want a remake of final fantasy 7?
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Pillsbury1  +   641d ago
You guys need to play front mission 3 ps one classic best strategy rpg And my most favorite game on ps one.
killerhog  +   641d ago
FF7 is overrated
Kureno_Nakamura  +   641d ago
-people talking about FFVII peacefull
-idiot comes in with HURR FF7 IS OVERRATED

every fucking time
BinaryMind  +   641d ago
I don't understand what you wish to accomplish by deleting the file so eagerly. To resist the urge to give the game another shot?
miyamoto  +   641d ago
its not the PS Vita's fault then....
360ICE  +   642d ago
Bet he didn't finish the game due to its difficulty or failing to understand the materia system.
helghast102  +   641d ago
What difficulty?
dragonrage00  +   641d ago
If you grind, the game is easy, if you dont, the game can be tough. I didnt grind, so Sephiroth was one hell of a fight, and I was a ff vet.
knifefight  +   641d ago
He's making a joke based on the blurb at the top of the story. Come on man, keep up.
caseh  +   641d ago
@Dragonrage00

You didn't even need to grind, you just equip the materia that increases your max HP and i'm sure there was materia or an equipable item that would cause the limit breaks to come around ridiculously quick.

In a word FF7 was easy and boring in comparison to FF3/6. How it ever got the accolades its received i'll never know. Not saying this as its cool to hate, the game was just a bit crap considering what had come before it.
Pozzle  +   641d ago
"In a word FF7 was easy and boring in comparison to FF3/6. How it ever got the accolades its received i'll never know."

Uh...because it was the first 3D Final Fantasy game, the first mainstream RPG in the West, and it was practically unheard of for a game to be as large and "epic" as FFVII was. You need to remember that this game came out during the era when developers were still struggling with modelling their games in 3D, and FFVII not only had an immense and explorable 3D world but amazing-for-their-time FMVs and a story that was far more engaging and advanced than many gamers in the West had ever seen in a video game.

Seriously, don't people remember when this game was first released? I can understand not getting the hype nowadays, but back in the 90s this game was the pinnacle of what could be achieved on a PSone disc. Nobody ever thought such a huge and epic game could even exist.
caseh  +   641d ago
@Pozzle

Nearly all of the other FF games made it to the west (Albeit USA rather than Europe)and anyone who knew their RPGs would have imported it (as I had to being based int the UK) so the only thing it really holds is the first FF game in 3D. Most gamers were either too naive, clueless or young to actually be aware that there were several games before FF7 despite the big number 7 on the case.

FF6 was vastly superior in story and content, the sheer scope of the game along with 20 selectable characters actuallly dwarfs what FF7 had to offer. Its an old argument as to what FF is the best, most will be based around nostalgia and the way I remember it is that FF6 was great, FF7 not so great. And when i've gone back to them recently, FF6 is running in an emulator on my phone that I play often, FF7 just looked horrific so not bothered playing it again. I would have thought that most who came up through the ranks of the FF series would not see FF7 as the better game.

I totally remember when it was released, I was hyping the sh*t out of it after pouring in well over 100 hours on FF6. Yeah, the 3D made quite a difference I can't deny that but since when is a games merit built on its appearance.
DragonKnight  +   641d ago
You both lose. FFIV is better than both FFVI and FFVII.
wishingW3L  +   641d ago
he didn't even got out of Midgar!
YoungKingDoran  +   641d ago
I didn't read the article, but LOL if true. What a fool.

Whether you think FFVII is over rated or not, you can't deny the simple fact that it is a great game.
KwietStorm  +   641d ago
LOL sad
360ICE  +   641d ago
Just to add to the conversation, I played through FFVII for the first time on my PSP three years ago, and still thought it was fantastic. There's something about the mood and the world they've created, that will probably never get old.
Paul_Murphy  +   642d ago
I think that had I played this at the time I would have been a massive fan, but playing it for the first time in 2012 has left me less than impressed. the story is amazing, don't get me wrong but visually and control wise I have been less than fulfilled. Maybe a remake, Square?

And for those putting the guy down, it IS ok to not like certain games, even those held in high regard. It's called opinion.
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dorron  +   641d ago
I'm in the same situation. Playing it right now. Good game, but hasn't aged well IMO. Hoping for a remake so that I can really enjoy it...
dragonrage00  +   641d ago
I have to disagree on that one. I really got into ff recently and Ive beaten quite a few and played good amount of the rest. VII dooesnt beat VI IMO, but its an fantastic game. The materia is one of the best customization systems Ive experienced, and the limit breaks are nice too. Unlike the author of this article, I loved the story. That said, the whole midgar portion shows really bad taste, and borders on disturbing (Don Corneo mansion). If you quit the game shortly after, you will get the wrong impression on the game. Also, the author says: "If the story doesn’t intrigue, you have nothing to fall back on. Navigating menus isn’t fun. Neither is watching the same spell/attack animations for the twentieth time". To me that translates into: "I dont like turn based RPGs".
brish  +   641d ago
My first Final Fantasy was XIII. I liked it but had no expectations going into it.

When I heard "it sucked compared to real FF games" I had to try the others. I bought them on psn. So far I finished VII and barely played the others.

I think nostalgia plays a big part in people's perceptions of the older games.
DA_SHREDDER  +   641d ago
@Brish

I think people who grew up playing rpg's since the NES days, like me, prefer the older, turn based battle system. Dragon Warrior 1-8, Final Fantasy 1-X, Skies of Arcadia(Dreamcast and Gamecube version), Crono Trigger, and Grandia 1-Xtreme all are timeless gems that nothing this gen can touch when it comes to quality. Said games were like advanced games of chess. But now 99.99% of rpg's are more like checkers, especially those turds that are called FF 13 and 13-2. Games that pretty much nerfed and trying to be what they were never meant to be (action rpg's) I don't know what the heck happened but I really wish there were at least some generic indy devs that would go back and make games like that again. Even if they were 8 bit.
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Snookies12  +   641d ago
@DA_SHREDDER - Yeah I agree, I'd love some old school style RPGs from indie devs. I really enjoyed Breath of Death VII, was a comedic and thoroughly enjoyable take on the RPGs of long ago.
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   641d ago
I played it for the 1st time 2 years ago and I loved it. I agree that the graphics are awful in today's standards, but the gameplay will always be good, and the story was good even though I knew about the whole Aerith or Aeris thing.
Old McGroin  +   641d ago
Not sure it's fair to criticise a 16 year old games visuals now! If you had played it when it was first released you would have been blown away like everyone else was.
Paul_Murphy  +   641d ago
I did say that in my comment.

The whole game feels laborious though, it's very repetetive to move around. It's not about visuals as I still enjoy many "older" games that don't look all that.

This just felt clunky and everything together compounded the experience for me.
Shiny  +   642d ago
I don't like Uncharted, LBP, Halo, Gears, Mario, Zelda, COD, Final Fantasy or a lot of other franchises but i'm not going to write an article about it.
EDIT: I forgot to add Metal Gear Solid, Killzone and Assassin's Creed.
Man, talk about overrated shit.
EDIT 2: I also forgot Playstation Smash Bros. and LittleBigMario Kart, the Sony Wiimote, the M$ Eyetoy or the Nintendo Waggle Like An Idiot.
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Shiny  +   642d ago
I also forgot the Wii Updrade and i bet i'll be adding the PS4 tablet controller to that list too.
AND the 3D-ouch my eyes hurt-S or the PS Mortis (know as Vita before launch.)
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GreenRanger  +   642d ago
Take two of these and call me in the morning.

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Bentert  +   641d ago | Funny
Wow gaming at your house must be fun.
ApolloTheBoss  +   641d ago
Let the race to one bubble begin!
Darth Stewie  +   641d ago
Shiny does not like video games he just likes trolling gamers on gaming websites.
cpayne93  +   641d ago
What do you like then?
GreenRanger  +   641d ago
He's gone and he took his tin foil with him.
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   641d ago
Sooo... I guess you like PC gaming?
DOMination-  +   641d ago
May I ask what you DO like?
rpd123  +   641d ago
Trolling like a boss.
Dasteru  +   641d ago
So that leaves you with... Pokemon?
Paul_Murphy  +   641d ago
You upset much?
MariaHelFutura  +   641d ago
Does this get you some kind of a pin or a medal?
Blastoise  +   641d ago
Great game, holds up today if you can get passed the fact the characters look like they have hooves. Best played on a PSP & Vita (or something with a smaller screen)
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helghast102  +   641d ago
It's not even the graphics that make it questionable as to if it holds up these days, it's the terrible movement control on the field.
Snookies12  +   641d ago
What movement control? You just move lol. There's no tricks to it, walk and get to the location.
CaptainMarvelQ8  +   641d ago
It's just a difference in taste.
While I do believe that a part of the fanbase is the result of nostalgia,I still think the game holds up pretty well to this date.
I actually started playing FF games this year for the first time,finished FF1,V and VII.And I can easily say that VII is now my 2nd favorite game of all time.(only second to Kingdom Hearts)
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DivineAssault  +   641d ago
Games have become so commercialized & easy that ppl dont want to figure things out anymore.. They want it handed to them w minimal thinking.. Smh, i dont care what anyone says, this is because of xbox.. Things have become so easy & short that ppl dont want challenge anymore..
DragonKnight  +   641d ago
Not Xbox, Wii.
DragonKnight  +   641d ago
@Disagrees: Hate all you want to, it was the Wii that started the accessibility craze that meant every game had to be playable for every kind of person regardless of prior gaming experience. You can hit disagree all you want but it doesn't negate the facts.
Ilovetheps4  +   641d ago
I had the N64 instead of the Playstation when this game came out originally, so I wasn't able to play it. I finally bought it about three years ago and played it for the first time. I found the game to be great. The story was great and I liked the atmosphere of the game. I enjoyed the battle system and it was just a fun game.

I hear a lot of people complain about the graphics. It's a rather old game. I wouldn't expect great graphics. But I can enjoy an older game for what it is. I don't need the great graphics to enjoy a game. Graphics don't make a game for me.
Saturne3  +   641d ago
hater article in action
Xanatos  +   641d ago
Man people are stupid, you are playing a 15 year old game that supposedly(I doubt this idiot even knew what Final Fantasy was back then) you didn't enjoy when it was a new release and expect to be blown away by it? We get it you don't like rpgs, stick to your amazingly "deep" and "revolutionary" first person shooters or what ever the hell you enjoy. Final Fantasy 7 was a good rpg that was loved by people that enjoy the genre. Its like trying to get a PC rpg gamer to enjoy Golden eye 64 in 2012, same stupid logic.
Eamon  +   641d ago
So I wonder what the author thinks is a good RPG.

FF13 perhaps?
HarvesterOSarow  +   641d ago
lololol most likely.
Rynocirator  +   641d ago
I knew it was disappointing back in 1997, nothing new. What people fail to understand is that ff7 has a. one of the worst stories in the series which was totally cliche even back in the day and b. the characters are uninteresting and 1 dimensional
Xanatos  +   641d ago
Please give me an example of a Final Fantasy before FF7 that didn't have a cliche plot / villain / characters, its like in every single one. People love to hate just to hate, oh and if you mention FF6 you fail, nothing is more cliche than Kefca(crazy ass clown) or "Rebels" vs "The Empire" or "The amnesia girl". And by the way Cloud is anything but 1 dimensional, arguably he is one of the most complex characters in all the Final Fantasy games, but of course you wouldn't know this because you haven't actually played the game.
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Rynocirator  +   641d ago
I have beaten the game 2 times...the story makes little to no sense without crisis core. Also ffiv wasn't cliche at the time, I used to like ff7 until I realized that almost every final fantasy game is better than it. cloud is a nobody loser that throws up at the thought of blood...who you think is complex is zack...don't argue with me I know more about ff7 than you and I don't even like it.
DOMination-  +   641d ago
I think the game makes no sense because the localisation was terrible. Playing it again now, I realise just how much of the dialogue is a total mess.

It's a lot of peoples first ever taste of J-RPG and I think that plays a big role in their perception of the game. Despite some flaws, it's still a highly important title in videogame history and that should not be forgotten.
Xanatos  +   641d ago
Oh man now you are just reaching, yea FF4 was cool only because there was nothing like it at the time, guess what? Same deal with FF7, there was absolutely nothing like it at all, don't just name an old SNES game just to sound cool or old school, I know you don't know wtf you are talking about so don't try to impress me. Just the fact that you mention Crisis Core shows how bad your tastes are and also shows me that you probably played FF7 recently and probably after Crisis Core even, Zack is so cool, right? we all love shallow heroes that show no emotion or weakness, at least we all do when we are 10 years old, time to grow up.
calis  +   641d ago
"the story makes little to no sense without crisis core."

Maybe you're just dumb?
-Gespenst-  +   641d ago
You're going to have to elaborate on how exactly VII was "cliche even back in the day". Seems to me like you could only be making that judgment from the perspective of today. That or you've played some similar games that you've mistakenly believed came before it.
Rynocirator  +   641d ago
I played final fantasy 7 for the first time when I was 9 years old back in 1997 I had just bought a ps1 and I was so stoked because I had a snes but only ff3 (which is 6 now)...the second time when I was 11 I had just played ff9 and went back to 7 it wasn't as good the second time around but I beat it anyway, most recently 4 or 5 months ago and I couldn't even play it because of how bad it is now...and yes crisis core is better than 7 in fact crisis core should have been 7 and 7 should have been a sequel...and you are contradicting yourself xanatos...cloud IS zack the entire personality you experience with cloud IS zack...cloud doesn't have a personality after the experiment except zack's and before it he was a pussy bitch...additionally zack isn't shallow...zack has never been shallow...you are mistaken by cloud who is the shallow one who was trying to mix his past with zack's past and shutting everyone out...you must have forgotten that zack laid down his life for cloud so that he could hope to take down shinra....again I have more of an understanding of this than you...you sir are saying ff7 is good because everyone else does...of course it was good when you were little you think everything is good when you're little. play it now it fucking sucks...I seriously wish ff7 never existed
-Gespenst-  +   641d ago
@Rynocirator

So you don't like VII because Cloud's personality is in fact Zacks... I mean, is that not an interesting and profound plot point / character trait to you? Why should that detract from the game?

I mean, I don't understand how you can love Crisis Core and hate VII. They're part of the same story, not to mention there wouldn't be a Crisis Core if VII hadn't been made.

I'm also doubting your critical faculties. I love VII because of it's overall vibe; the way the music contributes to the various locations and vice versa. The careful design of each location and composition to create very particular moods and emotions, and the way all those pieces play off eachother to create one of the most unforgettable, vast and diverse game worlds I've ever had the joy of playing. The emotional trajectory of the game's plot is just controlled so well by all the minute elements that comprise the game, I mean it really is fantastic.

It's also a pretty genius plot, particularly in it's execution. Just the ominous, menacing feeling that accompanies following Sephiroth's trail of destruction, the edge of your seat mystery of the character's backstories as they're gradually revealed, Cloud's memories permitting. The moments of calm before the storm. The intrigue of infiltrating the Shinra building, I mean the plot just unfurls with such excellence and with such dramatic artistry.

If you don't consider or even detect these elements, I think you're ignoring an awful lot of what makes the game so special.
calis  +   641d ago
The sum up Rynocirator's (idiotic) wall of text:

I do not like FFVII because Cloud is Zack and I know more than you. Also you only like FFVII because everyone else does.
madjedi  +   640d ago
"I seriously wish ff7 never existed" Then crisis core wouldn't have existed either nor would have advent children you dumbass.

Yeah sure your really a ff fan. -_-
Magnus  +   641d ago
I played the hell out of FFVII on my PSP and when I buy a Vita I will play the hell out of FFVII again along with Xenogears,
CLOUD1983  +   640d ago
My 2 all time favorite games, that's the spirit man go for it those 2 games deserve to be played to death & let the fcking haters that don't know sh1t about quality games to mindlessly hate, they can go to hell & no1 will give a fck.
rulakir  +   641d ago
This game was awesome. I understand that people today stick to playing FPS games and rarely play RPG's especially here in America. I enjoy most gaming genres except sports or anything related to sports. FF7 still is an awesome game today as well as FF8,FF9, FFX, Wild Arms, etc.. Rpg games are games where you have to use your head to figure things out, pay attention to an actual story, character development, where to go next, and tons of other things absent in most of today's games. I am an old school gamer, from Atari days to current gen games. One more thing, if the game was as bad as some people say it was; why then is it talked about even today? (That's 15 years later)
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josephayal  +   641d ago
Omg so boring game, great article
ForRealz17  +   641d ago
Cry me a river you little girl.
vikingland1  +   641d ago
Played it when it 1st came out back in the day & loved it. I downloaded it to my Vita and.....I couldn't get into it. Either I didn't age well or it didn't age well.
Hicken  +   641d ago
I played VII after playing VIII, and upon hearing that VII was supposed to be the superior title, was somewhat disappointed. It's still a great game, but I didn't see it as the masterpiece it was claimed to be.

I think it holds up fairly well, but it's also true that the game makes far more sense now with Advent Children and Crisis Core.

More than any other game- that I know of- nostalgia seems to be a big factor in why VII is as loved as it is today. I'm fully cognizant of how good it was for the time, and what it meant to the gaming industry, and JRPGs as well. Most other games that represented milestones or paradigm shifts in the industry aren't necessarily all that great in retrospect, and fans of the games recognize the shortcomings of the titles.

But FFVII... nobody who loves that game wants to admit it had ANY blemishes. If it's not your favorite FF, there's something wrong with you. I mean, just look at the responses to the article here. Because he doesn't think VII is the end-all, be-all, he must be new to gaming, or only like easy casual games and shooters.
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aiBreeze  +   641d ago
It's cool article writer, Black Ops 2 is nearly released and you can indulge yourself in all your wildest gaming fantasies without stretching your attention span.
Xanatos  +   641d ago
Tell me about it, I cant wait for this trend to change, way too many trash shooters and not enough strategy games or rpgs, same overhyped trash again and again. What the hell is so great about the new overhyped trash Dishonored? It does absolutely nothing new, no depth since i hear you can end it in 10 hours or something and still it gets 9s from every brain dead reviewer, its just amazing to me how bad this generation of gamers is. Xcom Enemy Unknown brings me hope, a little ray of hope in a vast sea of overhyped first person shooters.
RubyToTheMax  +   641d ago
It's too bad the parent's of this author did not discipline him enough.
HeavenlySnipes  +   641d ago
Played FFVII for the first time 2 years ago. Not as great as people make it out to be. Not hard at all also.

I have 9,10,12 over it in terms of length and gameplay. Story is a wash because (apart from 10's really which was pretty corny a lot of the time) all were pretty much equal. I side with 12's story a lot more because it actually made sense in context to the game world. It made you feel that if that world was real, you could actually see the conflict in the game being carried out (not with as dramatic of an outcome however)
Sephiroushin  +   641d ago
"It’s not due to Final Fantasy VII’s difficulty or failing to understand the Materia system–the game isn't worth my time"

Not worth your time?
But you wrote about it eh?!
I bet it was too difficult for you, it's why you mention it...
When something is not worth our time we move on; go back to your COD it's probably what you like now ...
ChickeyCantor  +   641d ago
It's pretty much a response to all the FF7-remake demand.
calis  +   641d ago
Sounds like it's a review of a game he didn't like nor finish.
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kingofe3  +   641d ago
This man didn't like Final Fantasy VII?! Boo him!
Treian  +   641d ago
Yep. The game is good, but over rated. FF4 and FF10 are so much better.
wishingW3L  +   641d ago
FF10 is the game that turned FF into what it is today. Corridors with monsters! And not to mention the corny story....
Treian  +   641d ago
Uh no. FF13 did that...
Acquiescence  +   641d ago
FFVII is still a masterpiece...
It's all the more clear when you look at this gen and realise how far JRPGs have fallen from their former glory. Really reflects better on the PS1-era Squaresoft games when they can represent the genre in a far better light than the games made now. VII a timeless classic. Pretty much every facet of it is iconic and unforgettable, from the music to the characters to the environments to the material system. Plus it actually made turn-based combat fun.

There will never be another game like it.
Nerdmaster  +   641d ago
I finished FF 3, 4, 4 The After Years, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 10-2, 13, 13-2. 7 and 12 are the only ones that it doesn't matter how many times I start playing them, they're too boring for me to finish them.
CDzNutts  +   641d ago
Whatever
I also beat FF VII back in 1997. It was the only RPG I could play all the way through till Mass Effect 2 and 3.

Simply put, as great of a game FF VII was, it's now outdated. Unless nostalgia is your thing, I wouldn't recommend it to the new generation.
Xof  +   641d ago
What a stupid reason for quitting the game. Brevity is a necessary, essential part of any epic, emotional story--because those more serious, more important scenes only have DRAMA is we can juxtapose them to the, you know, normal, funny, silly and odd things that make up the rest of everyday life.

But who am I kidding, this whole article is hitbaiting garbage and all of us commenting here, and all of us who clicked the link... we should all be deeply ashamed.
Qrphe  +   641d ago
I beat FFVII last year and tought was one of the best FF games out there. Yes, the graphics took some used to but I was inmersed by the time they left Midgar.
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