The making of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE

Update: Episode 3 of our Inside FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE documentary is out now. Get an inside look at the combat and battles in the game!
By Duncan Heaney

Here’s a question you may have had after playing the recent FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE demo: how did they do all this?

Now you can find out directly from the creators themselves in a video documentary series: Inside FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE. The multi-part series features interviews with many of the key figures behind FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, including:

  • Yoshinori Kitase (Producer)
  • Tetsuya Nomura (Director & Concept Design)
  • Kazushige Nojima (Story & Scenario)
  • Naoki Hamaguchi (Co-Director – Game Design / Programming)
  • Motomu Toriyama (Co-Director – Scenario Design)

Over the course of each episode, they’ll reveal a treasure trove of behind the scenes information about the game, including the development of the story, characters, combat, action, music and much more.


Episode 1 - Introduction

Here's the first episode - watch it here:

Episode 2: Story and Characters

In the second episode, the creators of the FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE talk about how they adapted the story and characters of the original RPG for this new game. Watch it here:

Episode 3: Combat and Action

The third episode looks at the exciting combat in FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE. Watch it now:

We hope you enjoyed this insight into the game - to catch the rest of this series, make sure you bookmark the Square Enix Blog, subscribe to the FINAL FANTASY YouTube channel or follow FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE on social media:


FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE launches April 10, 2020 for PS4, and you can preorder it now:

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