Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase has poured more fuel on the fantasy-fire by claiming he never gets tired of answering that one perpetual question: Will you ever re-make Final Fantasy VII?
Surprisingly, despite only recently claiming that such a reimagining is unlikely due to the inherent difficulties of “HDing” Cloud’s and Tifa’s world, Kitase-san says he is still interested in the prospect of a new Final Fantasy VII game reborn using today’s technology.
He told GameTrailers:
“I’m really interested to see this more complete form of Final Fantasy VII portrayed more realistically with the voice and animation and all the subtle expressions there.
“I’d be interested to see that and to make that, it would be a great experience. I don’t get tired of people asking that question, so I’ll continue to answer my thoughts as long as people keep asking.”
It should be noted that the guys over at Square Enix have obviously been working crazy hours of late, and their defences are probably a little weakened from the onslaught of getting XIII out the door. Hence, communications coming from the publisher have been somewhat, let us just say, erratic of late.
Recently Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada claimed Final Fantasy XIII would be the last game of its kind, a statement both the aforementioned Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Toriyama replied to on the official PlayStation blog with what amounts to: “We don’t know what the guy is talking about.”