Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Get ready for an epic adventure into the world of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. Developed by Square Enix, this game takes the iconic 1997 PlayStation classic and breathes new life into it. Square Enix creates a truly unforgettable experience that will captivate both longtime fans and newcomers alike. From the moment you step into the immersive world of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, you’ll be greeted by stunning visuals, engaging gameplay, and a cast of unforgettable characters.

But Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is more than just a nostalgic trip down memory lane. It redefines the action-RPG genre, pushing boundaries and setting new standards for what a game can achieve. Let’s take a look at Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and what make it a true masterpiece on the PlayStation 5.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Details

Platform(s): PlayStation 5
Developer(s): Square Enix Creative Business Unit I
Publisher(s): Square Enix
Genre: Action role-playing
Mode(s): Single-player
ESRB Rating: T (Teen)

A captivating narrative that is a testament to the power of storytelling in video games

The story of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a masterfully crafted narrative that near perfectly blends nostalgia with fresh perspectives. Building upon the iconic storyline of the original game, Rebirth takes you on an unforgettable journey, where the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. At its core, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth explores themes of friendship, sacrifice, and the struggle against oppressive forces.

The game follows the journey Cloud and his group of companions as they band together to stop the Shinra corporation and Sephiroth. What I feel really sets Final Fantasy VII Rebirth apart is its ability to expand on the original story. Rebirth provides a deeper character development and explores new dimensions of the world. Each character is given their time to shine, with their own personal struggles, motivations, and growth. As a huge fan of Final Fantasy VII on PlayStation, it’s mind-blowing to see the incredible about of additional content and how well Square Enix have fully fleshed out not only the characters but pretty much everything in the game.

A story that is full of twists, turns and pulls at your heartstrings

If you love a good story in a game that’s full of twists, turns and pulls on your heart then you won’t be disappointed. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is full of thrilling plot twists, heart-wrenching moments, and thought-provoking revelations that kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Without a doubt, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth’s story is a testament to the power of storytelling in video games—it’s right up there with Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us. Rebirth’s story not only pays homage to the original game but also adds new layers of complexity and intrigue. The story of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a truly remarkable and unforgettable journey that I believe will leave a lasting impression for a long time to come.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Immersive and dynamic gameplay

In addition to a fantastic story, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth’s game is outstanding, offering an engaging, dynamic and immersive experience from beginning to end. One of my favourite aspects of Rebirth’s gameplay is the enhanced movement system. It makes it easy to scale walls and explore every nook and cranny, making exploration a joy to experience. In addition, the combat mechanics in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth are nothing short of exceptional—no surprise here.

For me, the real-time combat system provided a near perfect balance between strategy and fast-paced action. The inclusion of Combat Synergies, which enable team-based abilities, adds another layer of depth to the game’s combat system, which allow for some satisfyingly visually stunning and devastating cooperative attacks. Additionally, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth features a robust crafting system that allows you to create and customize your own items and gear. Again, this adds a strategic element to the gameplay, as you can tailor your equipment to suit your preferred playstyle and optimize your party’s performance.

I feel, what sets Final Fantasy VII Rebirth apart from other games is its extensive side content and mini-games. From racing chocobos to engaging in a captivating trading card game called Queen’s Blood, there is a ton of optional activities to enjoy. What I liked most about this is that these side quests and mini-games not only provide hours of entertainment but also offer valuable rewards and contribute to the overall depth and immersion of the game.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

A sensory masterpiece

From the get go, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth’s presentation is nothing short of breathtaking. From its jaw-droppingly visuals to its captivating sound design and exceptional voice acting, Square Enix does a phenomenal job in immerses you in a world that feels alive and vibrant. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth boasts incredibly detailed environments, that include sprawling cities and lush landscapes. Each are meticulously crafted with a level of detail that I have never seen before in a video game.

The attention to detail is evident in just about everywhere you look, from the intricate architecture to the subtle lighting effects that bring the world to life. And, to top it off, the character models are absolutely gorgeous, with expressive facial animations that convey a range of emotions. Another highlight of the game’s presentation is the sound design. The game features a rich and diverse soundtrack, which seamlessly blends familiar melodies from the original game with new arrangements that perfectly capture the essence of each moment.

The voice acting in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is top-notch—no surprise here. Each voice actor delivers a stellar performance, capturing the nuances and personalities of their respective characters. The dialogue is witty, heartfelt, and natural, further deepening your connection to the story. The stunning visuals, immersive sound design, and exceptional voice acting combine to create an unforgettable experience.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a true masterpiece

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is an extraordinary game that exceeded all my expectations. With its captivating narrative, engaging gameplay, stunning visuals, and exceptional sound design, it is a masterpiece that pays homage to the original while pushing the boundaries of the action-RPG genre.

The game’s expanded storyline offers a near perfect blend of nostalgia along with fresh twists, providing a deeper understanding of the characters and their motivations. Rebirth’s enhanced combat mechanics and seamless movement system make every battle a thrilling and immersive experience. And, the wealth of side content and mini-games in Rebirth adds a ton of depth and replay value.

In the end, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a true masterpiece. It successfully revitalizes a beloved classic while introducing new elements that make it a standout in its own right. If you are a Final Fantasy fan at all in any capacity, you must play this game. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is an unforgettable adventure that fans and newcomers alike will remember for years to come.

+ Engaging gameplay that seamlessly blends action and role-playing elements
+ A captivating narrative that combines nostalgic moments with fresh twists, accompanied by an exceptional soundtrack and voice acting
+ A vast and immersive open world filled with diverse locations, side quests, and mini-games, offering hours of exploration and enjoyment

– The game’s vast open world and abundance of side content may feel overwhelming or distracting for those who prefer a more focused and linear experience


Gameplay: 4.75/5
Graphics: 5/5
Sound: 4.5/5
Lasting Appeal/Replayability: 4.75/5

Overall Rating 4.75/5 (95%)

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Jon Scarr
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