Final Fantasy 7: An oral history (www.polygon.com)
from sundray@lemmus.org to retrogaming@lemmy.world on 09 Jul 00:20
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QuarterSwede@lemmy.world on 09 Jul 04:03 next collapse

Not even half way through and I’ve already learned so much. Great article so far!

ytsedude@lemmy.world on 09 Jul 13:22 next collapse

Damn, this is an epic project. Props to the Polygon people who coordinated all this!

Deceptichum@quokk.au on 09 Jul 20:27 collapse

“Eventually Square’s stock went public, and Sakaguchi-san and people on the management side had to focus hard on the financial goals they had to reach, the unit numbers that they had to hit,” says Uematsu.

“That whole mentality started to change around the time of Final Fantasy 7.”

So I was right, the series did turn to crap around that time. I’d put it more in line with the release of 10 though, and 8/9 still had the old school feel.