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Submitted by Pozzle 90d ago | opinion piece

A reader stands tall amid the Final Fantasy VII backlash

AV Club: For Gameological’s contribution to 1994 Week, John Teti wrote about why he finds the death (or rescue) of Shadow in Final Fantasy VI more effective than the death of Aeris in Final Fantasy VII, the latter being a moment which has become something of a cultural touchstone. There’s been a loud Final Fantasy VII backlash taking place over the last few years, but a couple of commenters stepped up to defend it this time around. (Final Fantasy VII, Retro)

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