FINAL FANTASY VII
By SQUARE ENIX INC
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- This application takes up around 2GB of memory. Over 4GB of free space is required to download it, so make sure that ample spare memory is available before attempting to do so.
iPhone 5s or later, 3rd generation iPad or later, iPad mini 2 or later, iPod touch 6
iOS 8.0 or later
*Please be aware that users may experience problems, such as exceptionally slow running speeds, if running this application on devices other than those outlined in the recommended hardware section. Such devices are not suited to playing this game and there is a chance of unforeseen errors occurring if running it on them.
The smash hit RPG: Final Fantasy VII, which has sold over 11,000,000 units* worldwide, finally arrives on iOS!
*Total includes both packaged sales and downloads.
The first Final Fantasy to feature 3D backgrounds and CG movie scenes, this dramatic tale continues to be loved by numerous fans around the world. Battle stages also appear in full 3D for the first time, bringing an even greater sense of awe and spectacle to combat!
Customize your characters in any way you like using the fantastic “material” system that allows endless combinations of spells and abilities.
This product is a port based on Final Fantasy VII for PC (No changes or additions have been made to the story).
With its unshakeable monopoly over Mako energy production, the evil Shinra Electric Power Company holds tight to the reigns of world power.
One day, a Mako reactor serving the sprawling metropolis of Midgar is attacked and destroyed in a bombing raid by a revolutionary group calling themselves Avalanche.
Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite “Soldier” unit takes part in the raid as a mercenary hired by Avalanche and sets events in motion that will draw him and his friends into an epic struggle for the fate of the planet itself…
Special features for the iOS edition
- Play using a simple and comfortable virtual controller designed not to obscure the action, choosing between virtual analogue or fixed 4-way digital control pad options. The opacity of on-screen controls can also be adjusted from the Config Menu.
- Two new features to make play easier and more convenient!
The iOS edition also includes an option to turn enemy encounters off on the world and area maps (will not skip event battles) and a Max Stats command to become all-powerful in the blink of an eye.
Major game controls
Movement: Virtual joypad (Select between analogue and digital modes)
Menu navigation: Fixed digital buttons
Confirm: A button
Cancel: B button
Open menu: Y button
What's New in Version 1.0.5
・Screen rotate function added. (Please note that the app may quit if the screen is rotated too many times in succession.)
・The following minigame buttons have been enlarged and/or rearranged:
Shooting Coaster (tap the screen to fire the beam)
・Name change function added. (Accessible from the world map config menu.)
・Other minor bugs fixed.
One of the best games ever, but one problem
Final Fantasy VII is one of the best video games of all time, and there's nothing different about it in this mobile port except for one thing. That says a lot right there! But that begs the question: what is the one problem this game has? Auto saving. This game NEEDS an auto saving mechanic. When you play a good RPG, you play it for HOURS, and this is one of those cases. However, chances are, if you're so in the game and can't stop playing. You'll likely be having an experience so unreal that you'll forget to save in the long run. That being said, if you die and you haven't saved for a while or at all, then you're going to have to start the game all over again. Which will be very frustrating, rage insisting, annoying, and disappointing. And shockingly enough (sarcasm) this happened to not only myself, but to basically every other person who played this port. So please, game developers, add this feature.
I grew up with this game, and the sheer awesome factor of having it in my pocket almost makes up for its obvious shortcomings. That said, it could have been done better. The sound could have been upgraded, and the controls, though usable, look awful and really detract from what is on screen. Plenty of RPGs are on iOS with an appear-when-you-touch-the-screen control scheme that doesn’t get in the way of visuals. The buttons also just aren’t designed well. Add that to the screen size problem with two sizable bars on either side, and you’re looking at a very small area of gameplay. Its obvious they just pushed this through as fast as possible, and not for a cheap price. I would think a simple-ish update would fix these problems. There’s already an HD version available, at least the resolution could have been better. Bottom line: beyond excited to have the game, it looks and plays awkward.
Hate the controls, no auto save
I am a very big fan of all the RPG remakes such as previous final fantasy games and dragon quest games. But this is the only game that I am growing frustrated with the controls on. Just getting your character to move in a specific direction takes some concentration.
Then I'm passing by so many items and materia because I can't freakin see it on the screen. No indicators. If you never played this game (like me) you will be lost. Thankfully I can turn on indicators for doors and such. This game looks like I am looking at the PS1. Hate those graphics.
Then there is no freakin autosave or I just can't figure it out. I played the game for about 30 min straight going through cut scenes and all. I get a text message and view the message real quick and reply. I go back to the game and it's at the startup of the app again and all was lost.
Final fantasy V to me is a better remake than this game is and I just played that for the first time as well. I hope FF9 is better than this.
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- Category: Games
- Updated: Jan 26, 2016
- Version: 1.0.5
- Size: 1.94 GB
- Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
- Seller: SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.
- © 1997,1998,2015 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. CHARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.