Final Fantasy 7 Remake Trailer Brings Back A Weird Mini-Game From The Original

Cloud Strife never skips leg day.

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Final Fantasy 7 is known for its epic scope and groundbreaking cutscenes, but it was just as notable for its zany sense of humor and oddball touches. The upcoming PS4 remake has shown plenty of the grandiose scale and sky-high production values, but the latest trailer makes sure we know that it’s still pretty weird too.

The new trailer out of the Tokyo Game Show provides off lots of story detail, including the debut of the villainous Turks. But if you're watching closely, it also confirms that the squatting mini-game is back at 1:34. It comes as part of a montage of gameplay including Cloud throwing darts and Tifa doing chin-ups, and it looks as if the timing-based gameplay aspect has been fleshed out a bit more to boot. The squatting mini-game became something of a joke throughout the FF7 spin-offs, and even made an appearance in Crisis Core.

Squatting and chin-ups aren't the only strange touches coming back for the remake. The lecherous Don Corneo is also spotted in the new trailer. The original implied that the character frequents a brothel and abuses girls, so it's been an open question how Square Enix would handle him in the remake. By all appearances he looks to be his same old creepy self.

The Final Fantasy 7 Remake is coming on March 3, 2020 on two Blu-ray discs. Square Enix is producing a $330 collector's edition. with a Steelbook case, soundtrack, art book, and Cloud Strife statue from Play Arts.

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Wonder what the "Shinra Parade" will look like! Haha

I always tought that part of the game looked clumsy and awkward.

I wonder if they'll "remake" it and what it'll looks like!

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@silv3rst0rm: I'm sure it would be a good time, but that's in a city beyond Midgar. part 1 is Midgar-only I think...So we have a long wait for that scene.

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HOLY SWEET CR4P!!!

I can't wait anymore.. I've been waiting 19yrs for this remake!!! Since My PS2.. and when they had the tech demo on PS3, I got let down thinking it was another try at the remake.. Now its actually real!! and 2 Blu-ray disk for the first Disk of the of the original game? Wow... talk about a huge remake!!!

Was definitely worth the wait!!

Now on to March 3rd!!

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Awesome!

This game is looking to build on the promise of being a great translation of what is arguably one of the greatest and most notorious RPGs of all time. I’m really hoping the multiple installments dont' take away from the overall end product cause all these snippets look like it is right on track.

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