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The Final Fantasy VII Remake: Seven Changes We’re Looking Forward To

We here at Retrovolve have no shortage of affection for Final Fantasy VII. In fact, some of our staffers count it among their favorite games of all time. With that said, we’re totally jazzed about the upcoming remake. VII is an amazing as is, but it definitely has room for improvement. Here are a few of the things we hope we’ll see when Square Enix makes the dreams of millions of fans come true.…
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Remember When Parents Thought the Super NES Was a Marketing Scam?

One of the most frustrating things about gaming is trying to explain it to non-gamers. This has gotten way easier over the past decade or so now that gaming has completely permeated our social consciousness. But back in the early 90s, the gap between those who “got it” and those who didn’t was a pretty wide one. For example, the Super NES was a new generation of tech that was superior to its predecessor and thus more expensive to produce, and this means the SNES should probably be expected to cost more as a result. Somehow, enough parents misunderstood this evolution that this became a news story. Parents were very proud of the fact that they weren’t going to fall for Nintendo’s scams, and they seem so delighted at their admission of this on the local news.…
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