Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy VII Remake Reviews Summary

Summary: Final Fantasy VII Remake is a masterpiece to be enjoyed by both long-time fans and Midgar newcomers that will leave you wanting more.

A Thrilling Adventure

After a slightly slow start, FF7R's story is thrilling and fun.

Memorable Characters

A love letter to the original and JRPG fans everywhere.

Beautiful Aesthetics

Midgar is simply striking.

Rating Summary

Based on 168 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

95%

Critics Recommend

Based on 168 critic reviews
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Tom Marks

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Apr 6, 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's dull filler and convoluted additions can cause it to stumble, but it still breathes exciting new life into a classic while standing as a great RPG all its own.

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Recommended
Apr 6, 2020

An expansive remake that treads carefully upon this most cherished of games, though some blunders will linger long in the memory.

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Apr 6, 2020

A beautifully crafted and entertaining reimagining of a classic that brings renewed life to its story and characters

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8 / 10
Apr 6, 2020

Fans will be arguing about it for decades to come but for now this is a surprisingly daring reinvention of the legendary original, although it's a shame its biggest flaws were largely avoidable.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 6, 2020
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8.8 / 10.0
Apr 6, 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake finds a satisfying balance between innovation and tradition, delivering flashy battles and fun systems mixed with nods for old-school fans

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10 / 10
Apr 6, 2020

Square Enix tells a smaller, more personal Final Fantasy 7 tale and marries it with a smart mashup of action and RPG gameplay to deliver a must-play experience.

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Unscored
Apr 6, 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a flawed, but fascinating, reimagining of a classic

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Unscored
Apr 6, 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake is not what I expected. It’s a grand, ambitious, beautiful experiment, a bold new take on a game that millions of people remember fondly. It sometimes feels shackled by the weight of two decades worth of expectations, but it handles those restraints with aplomb. I certainly can’t wait to see what’s next.

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Apr 6, 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake sets out to fully re-imagine a classic RPG with improved combat and an expanded story. Unfortunately, it's hurt by weak side quests and a surplus of padding, and its biggest change is bound to be controversial. It's one of the most coherent and enjoyable Final Fantasy releases in years, but it's also likely to be one of the most divisive.

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