Wed. Oct 16th, 2019

Final Fantasy VIII gets another chance at the spotlight with new remaster

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/3/20847283/final-fantasy-8-remaster-switch-xbox-ps4-yoshinori-kitase-interview

Final Fantasy VIII gets another chance at the spotlight with new remaster

The biggest game at E3 this year was a remake of an old one. The much-anticipated, long-in-development remake of Final Fantasy VII seemed like it was everywhere. Fans were able to play it for the first time, Square Enix finally unveiled the release date, and it even turned its show floor booth into a life-sized re-creation of the gritty cyberpunk metropolis Midgar. Fittingly, the massive presence of FFVII Remake largely overshadowed another major announcement: the original game’s successor, Final Fantasy VIII, was being remastered for modern consoles.

This isn’t a new phenomenon. Ever since its debut on the original PlayStation in 1999, FFVIII has always felt like the black sheep of the franchise. Today, it’s getting something of a…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/3/20847283/final-fantasy-8-remaster-switch-xbox-ps4-yoshinori-kitase-interview

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