A New Era Dawns: A Review of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth


Fact Details
Title Final Fantasy Rebirth
Release Date 29th February 2024
Developers Square Enix
Genre Role-playing game (RPG)
Platforms PlayStation 5
Synopsis Final Fantasy Rebirth is the latest installment in the iconic Final Fantasy series. Set in a world of magic and technology, players embark on a journey to save the realm from an ancient evil threatening to engulf it. Featuring classic Final Fantasy elements such as turn-based combat, a rich storyline, and memorable characters, Rebirth introduces new mechanics and enhancements to captivate both longtime fans and newcomers to the series.
Key Features
  • Updated graphics and visuals
  • Engaging storyline with multiple branching paths
  • Dynamic turn-based combat system
  • Diverse cast of characters with unique abilities
  • Exploration of vast and immersive world
  • Customization options for characters and equipment


As one of the most celebrated RPGs of all time, Final Fantasy VII has etched itself into gaming lore. Now, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth emerges, promising a remake that captivates both veterans and newcomers alike. This review embarks on its gameplay mechanics, breathtaking cinematic sequences, and the fantastic character dynamics, that make this one of the best games I have played in years!

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Gameplay Mechanics

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth's gameplay mechanics are a symphony of strategy and action, enriched by the unique abilities of its characters. In battle the variety in different characters abilities is in no short supply, whether your using Cloud's "Braver" and unleashing a devastating overhead strike, or Tifa and her "Dolphin Blow" which delivers a flurry of powerful punches. The seamless integration of character moves adds layers of depth to combat, ensuring every encounter is a thrilling test of skill.

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Cinematic Sequences

The promise of re-imagined cinematic sequences in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth has been realized with breathtaking graphics and emotional depth. From the visit of The Gold Saucer to Cosmo Canyon, every part of the game's detail is true to the original. The emotional character moments of the 1997 Original has been met with some added heart ache, albeit with a slight change in the story.

cloud takes the black materia

Emotional Attachment

At the heart of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth lies its characters, each grappling with their own struggles and triumphs. Whether it's Cloud and his burdened past, or Barret, fueled by his righteous fury, the game really brings out all the characters personalities.

The emotional attachment of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth reaches its height of emotion with someone's death (no spoilers here). Lets just say it is a moment that encapsulates the power of storytelling in gaming, leaving a lasting impact on players long after the credits roll.

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In conclusion, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a triumph of storytelling and gameplay, breathing new life into a beloved classic. Whether you were already a fan of this 90's classic or just intrigued with the hype surrounding this title, you wont be disappointed. With its dynamic combat mechanics, breathtaking cinematic sequences, and deeply resonant character dynamics, the game sets a new standard for the RPG genre. Whether embarking on an epic adventure or reliving cherished memories, players will find themselves enraptured by the world of Final Fantasy VII once more. Rebirth not only honors the legacy of the original but also charts a bold new course for the future of the franchise.

Rating 9

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