Final Fantasy VII Nerd

Final Fantasy VII Nerd

Helping you to become an FF7 expert - A Final Fantasy VII Guide

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Final Fantasy VII is seen by many as the best RPG, if not the best video game, ever created. It is my personal favourite video game, and I've been playing it on and off since my friend Zein gave me the PlayStation version for my 14th birthday in 1998, mastering every aspect of the gameplay.

The game was produced by the genius Hironobu Sakaguchi and the outstanding musical score was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.

If you want to experience FF7's excellent story, I recommend playing through the game. I aim to help you with several easy to use Final Fantasy VII help webpages, whether you're confused by all the numbers or looking to max out your Materia set-up, and almost everything inbetween.


Final Fantasy VII is the story of how Cloud Strife, a mercenary in the slums, becomes aware of threats to the Planet's future and confronts those threats, meeting a number of colourful friends and foes along the way. FF7 features an intricate, highly customizable battle system; cross-dressing; submarines and space rockets alongside swords, magic and dragons; as well as an anti-hero in the form of Cloud who is always up for some fun even if he's not too sure what's going on, and Sephiroth, an anti-villain you can almost sympathize with at times despite being hell-bent on destroying the Planet.

FF7 Platform Availability

Final Fantasy VII can be enjoyed on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 1, PS Vita, PSP, Windows, OSX, iOS and Android. So what is the best version? I recommend either PS4 or PC. The PS4 download is optimized for a 1080p screen and looks better than the game on PS3 or PS2 or PS1, all of which are basically the original low definition PlayStation 1 Classic. If you go for the Steam download, again it's going to look as good as the PS4 version, arguably better if you mod it. The PS4/Steam versions also have the advantage of Trophies/Achievements.

The PS Vita and PSP versions are also just the PS1 download, and the iOS and Android versions aren't properly optimized either. The best way to play on a mobile device is actually on a PS Vita using PS4 Remote Play and the PS4 download from the PS Store.

The original FF7 is also due to release on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in 2019, and I would expect those versions to be on a par with the PS4 PS Store download.

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