Heeeeey, guess what we haven't talked about in a while?

We must be masochists because we always cling to the latest Final Fantasy VII remake rumor with stupidly renewed hope. Then again, as a long-time FF fan, I'm not exactly "hopeful" this time; FFVII in brilliant HD would be the remake of my dreams, but on the screen of the NGP (Next Generation Portable)…? Uh… This is the rumor generated by HipHopGamer , and everyone is now talking about the possibility of FFVII HD on the PSP2. Thus far, many fans seem to be both skeptical and annoyed: if Square-Enix really planned to overhaul Cloud's memorable adventure, the die-hard followers are gonna want it on their damn TVs . In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if some just flat-out refused to play it on a five-inch screen. I probably wouldn't. This may be the first time I frowned at a FFVII remake rumor…how about you?

Oh, even if you do agree, we're probably in the minority. Evidently, the entire world loves to look at things on tiny screens now.

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bentl78
bentl78
9 years ago

I would love it on my ps3~ but the truth of the fact is it will prob take another 5 years for square enix to pull all their resources and develop the game on the HD consoles..
NGP is the shortcut for them to make the game a bit faster and still sell like crazy…

fingers crossed that it'll make it on the ps3 instead though.

jayce23
jayce23
9 years ago

Well it would depend on if its an actual HD remake, or the original game remastered in HD. If the remake the game they might as well put it on the ps3, but if the were going to remaster the old one and make it look like present downloadable game graphics then it would make since for it to be NGP/PSN.
Honestly I would love for either, FFVII with trophies sounds amazing.

Kiryu
Kiryu
9 years ago

Final Fantasy 7 remake.
Yes this is a definite possibility!
It will surely happen.Nice Idea.


Last edited by Kiryu on 3/27/2011 9:39:25 PM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Wouldn't you prefer some Yakuza HD remakes?

SayWord
SayWord
9 years ago

@world I would.

Kiryu
Kiryu
9 years ago

I would prefer an HD collection of the first two Yakuza's!


Last edited by Kiryu on 3/28/2011 2:30:29 AM

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

I read somewhere that even the Japanese mafia Yakuza's (the real ones) are aiding in the relief effort, as an fyi.

Out of tragedy, even the people you'd least suspect reach out with compassion. At least some good can come from horror.

shadowpal2
shadowpal2
9 years ago

Japanese love their country I guess…and really everyone should and fight and stick for what's right in their state.

I would love an HD Yakuza 1 & 2 remake as well.

As for FFVII. Really now? The rumor has resurrected? …but to be honest…I would love to play FFVII on the NGP. I don't know why but for some reason, I always prefer RPGs on the PSP. For example even though I had Disgaea 1 & 2 on the PS2, I got them again for the PSP. …sure it had some additions here and there which made it more fun, but again…just for some reason I enjoy playing RPGs on the PSP.

But then again, it is a pretty grandiose game, which would mean it would be better for home console.

I guess perhaps the best solution would be to have it release for the PS3 and Xbox 360 (considering how this generation is going) – and as a bonus for PS3 owners…we have cloud computing capability with the NGP.

Now that would be awesome!

NoSmokingBandit
NoSmokingBandit
9 years ago

No. Don't even start this again.

Alienange
Alienange
9 years ago

FFVII is a nice game and everything, but I've played it already many times. Why would I go buy a PSP2 and a copy (digital no doubt) of FFVII in, let's face it, make believe HD?

Not going to happen. If I'm going to invest another 60 hours playing FFVII AGAIN, then yeah, it had better be on the big screen in full 1080p.

SayWord
SayWord
9 years ago

But sometimes not everything is going to be what you want it to be and you should just play it the way its meant to be played:p


Last edited by SayWord on 3/27/2011 11:00:14 PM

laxpro2001
laxpro2001
9 years ago

Well the only reason I could see NGP being the platform of choice for a FFVII remake would be to have a system seller.

However if they want it to be a system seller, they might as well wait until the PS4 is announced/released(whenever that will be) as I'm sure devs could make some games excellent enough the generate the desire to purchase an NGP.

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

Sephiroth picture. No dice.

I'm in no mood for a pseudo HD remake.


Last edited by Underdog15 on 3/27/2011 10:31:26 PM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

good call

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

If they DID do it, I want a AAA modern version.

I want it done from scratch, Advent Children style. I want the same environments, but redone and viewed from whatever angle I choose with a compass or map to help me out.

Think how amazing they could make a REAL remake look? Think about Nibelheim mountains! Think about Costa del Sol, or Wutai, or flying around in an airship chasing a remade Ultima Weapon! Even the sector 5 slums near Aeris' church… panning a camera around…

If they do it… do it AMAZING. I would be surprised if it didn't sell well.


Last edited by Underdog15 on 3/28/2011 9:19:09 AM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Yeah that wouldn't change my mind on waiting a while past initial release for my purchase of the PSP2/NGP.

Actually I'd be pretty miffed if they did this because I'd prefer to purchase the HD FFVII over PSN so I could play it on my TV like Ben says.

If they did an actual remake of the game and put it on PSP2 I'd be super pissed because a real live remake needs to be a massive console production and nothing less.

CH1N00K
CH1N00K
9 years ago

Completely agree. They said they haven't done one on the PS3 because how much work it would be to make the towns and the world map, and yet they are thinking of doing it for the new handheld? I smell BS. I've already got FFVII on my PSP 3000. I'm not going to pay for a prettier version of it and pay for another handheld.

Put this thing on the PS3 or release it as a launch game when the PS4 comes out, but stop giving us shinier versions of the same game.

Riku994
Riku994
9 years ago

I swear if they do it….I'ma beat a noob

cLoudou
cLoudou
9 years ago

Hey SE instead of rereleasing the same games over and over, why not finish up some of your other projects.

SayWord
SayWord
9 years ago

Give me vs13 now.

Nlayer
Nlayer
9 years ago

It wouldn't make me go out and buy an NGP, but I wouldn't mind it coming out on it. It's actually more likely that it did come out on the NGP to maybe rival what Nintendo is doing with Zelda:OoT and StarFox on the 3DS.

Although I do kind of want to see what they could do with a true PS3 remake of the game. Even though I know they'd probably do something stupid and add the FFXIII battle system to it no doubt. =/

eLLeJuss
eLLeJuss
9 years ago

Don't worry guys. Even if they just make an HD FFVII for psp2 there will still be an FFVII remake on ps3.. I know it…

oh and btw.. I was using internet explorer and when i click on ANY link on this site it sends me to the "advertisement you will be directed in 30 seconds / skip this add" and when i press "skip this add" it just reloads to the advertisement page again.. Even when i let the timer run out…. it reloads to the page again lol. at least it doesnt do that for firefox =/. anyone else having the same problem?

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'm using firefox so no, but this site is totally jacked with ad problems lately.

cLoudou
cLoudou
9 years ago

No one should be using IE. Even the PS3 browser is better than that.

Ludicrous_Liam
Ludicrous_Liam
9 years ago

The Ps3 uses a modified internet explorer 6. Woops, lol.

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

Mozilla 5.0 references are in it's coding. Not IE.


Last edited by Underdog15 on 3/28/2011 11:24:05 AM

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

Upon further research:

It is not running IE6. It is running Netfront. Netfront uses older Scripting technologies pioneered by IE6, but it is not IE6.

It's scripting does indeed contain Mozilla 5.0 references, but that is somewhat misleading as that merely seems to be a cloaked user-agent string. Everything else is blank. The PS3 apparently does not send an HTTP-Accept header to the server. It supports Javascript but will not divulge which version. Finally, it reports no mime types, no plugins, and no Javascript errors.

basically, it is it's own fricked up mess of a browser… outdated from up-to-date scripting… but it's called Netfront and it isn't a modified version of IE6. It just uses similar technology to IE6's java… technology that is no longer supported.

>.<


Last edited by Underdog15 on 3/28/2011 11:39:59 AM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Why would Sony use an MS browser? lol

SmokeyPSD
SmokeyPSD
9 years ago

I could live with this you know. On the NGP, it can play Uncharted fine so a FFVII remake would be spectacular.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

This would probably be the best platform for a remake since Square seems to be on top of their game when it comes to portable games.

In fact, I think I would prefer and remake for the NGP over the PS3. We already know what Cloud and Co. look like in 1080p.(Advent Children Complete).


Last edited by Jawknee on 3/27/2011 11:41:29 PM

Douchebaguette
Douchebaguette
9 years ago

I concur. And I'd buy a NGP just to play that title.

Besides, if it's made on the PSP2, then it's sure to be exclusive to a Sony platform, which'll save fans from creative worser negative feedback and worries of the game being gimped.

Douchebaguette
Douchebaguette
9 years ago

creating* worse*

kraygen
kraygen
9 years ago

3 things we need.

1. This rumor to be false

2. Square Enix to wake up

3. FF7 on my big screen HD TV!

CH1N00K
CH1N00K
9 years ago

In 3d?

kraygen
kraygen
9 years ago

no, no 3d. I want it to be done some time this millennium.

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
9 years ago

Haha… loved the opening line of this article.

I really don't care what it comes out on, all I want to know is that I want to play FFVII. If that means the NGP, then so be it. Of course, I'd much rather see it on the PS3/4, but that's just the way things go. Square Enix has to be working on it… It's the only possible reason for the slow progression on their other games (not really, but I just want it).
Peace.

___________
___________
9 years ago

OMFG, is this thing a irradiated cockroach or what?!
die, just die already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
were never going to see VII HD, i gave up the dream years ago!
i kinda hope we dont too, because, well knowing what $E are like they will probably try to change it thus destroying it!
yea, i say leave it alone, leave the FF series alone and give us our god dam kingdom hearts 3!
god dam it!

CH1N00K
CH1N00K
9 years ago

I like how you kept your composure there, well done…..

But I'm starting to think that with Duke Nukem Forever maybe seeing the light of day that the FFVII remake is the new long running joke of the gaming industry.

S-E's take on games this gen seems to be, We've screwed up everything we've put our hands on so far, but if you guys will still buy our product, we might give you a FFVII remake, or we might not.

I think the FFVII remake should be referred to now as the DNFFVII until the joke is over..lol

___________
___________
9 years ago

not exactly.
DNF was always suppose to come out, it only got delayed so many times because there were legal issues and they were originally suppose to use the quake 3 engine.
then that was refuted, so they had to redo the game with the UE2 engine, then UE3 came out so they again had to redo the game for that.
FFVII HD on the other hand genuinely will never release, because $E are just too god dam lazy!
they said theres no open world and shops in XIII because it would be "too hard".
so the likelihood of them biting the bullet and actually giving us a VII remake is near 0!
thats why i hate $E, eveything goes in the too hard basket!

Snaaaake
Snaaaake
9 years ago

Sigh………more FFVII remake crap again?

If you're sane, face the fact, FFVII remake is not happening.
Unless Square Enix is starting to see red which they're not at the moment.

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

92% below projected income is pretty red, though.

spiderboi
spiderboi
9 years ago

How about vagrant story?

Oyashiro
Oyashiro
9 years ago

That depends on how well the NGP will look like outputting to a 1080p television.

Excelsior1
Excelsior1
9 years ago

i read that the ngp is not going to be as powerful as the ps3. that combined with the notion of playing it on a 5 inch screen makes me have to say i want it the ps3.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
9 years ago

Pixel for pixel, the NGP will be about as powerful as the PS3, it's just that the NGP/PSP2 will have 1/4 of the pixels compared to the PS3's 1080p capability. So it'll be about 1/4 as powerful in real computational terms. However it will be about twice as powerful as iPad2 since it uses the same basic CPU core and GPU core but has a quad core Cortex A9 instead of dual, and a quad core GPU instead of dual (can't remember the specific GPU model, but it's the same as the one in the iPad2, but with two more cores and specific support for multi-core processing).

The NGP/PSP2 will be a very powerful beast.

telly
telly
9 years ago

I'm also annoyed with the trend toward top games coming out on handhelds as opposed to consoles, but HD FF VII would be too much to pass up. Still holding out hope for the PS3 version though…

Excelsior1
Excelsior1
9 years ago

i know what you mean. parasite eve 3rd birthday should be a ps3 game. so should peacewalker.

telly
telly
9 years ago

ESPECIALLY Peace Walker. Metal Gear games deserve the huge, HD-tv treatment. Period.

johnld
johnld
9 years ago

This might really happen though but when you look at the facts:

1:fans want an HD complete remake of FF7
2:majority would want it played on ps3 to play on big screen.
3:This is square enix were talking about, they're all about pleasing the fans…….

conclusion, square enix will only think of one way to make a move. we get a remake of final fantasy 7 on the original gameboy….

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

lol, no kidding.