Square Enix ‘Considering’ Remastering More Of Its Beloved RPGs

Square Enix ‘Considering’ Remastering More Of Its Beloved RPGs

Are we going to get extra remasters from Sq. Enix’s overwhelming catalog of traditional PlayStation role-playing video games? The Closing Fantasy maker isn’t ruling it out following the obvious success of the collection’ Pixel Remaster anthology, telling shareholders it’s nonetheless “contemplating” bringing different video games like Closing Fantasy Ways, Xenogears, and probably even Vagrant Story again from the useless.

As first noticed by VGC, Sq. Enix was requested about its plans throughout its newest enterprise assembly. “Are there plans to remaster different previous titles?” requested one shareholder in accordance with the corporate’s official transcript. “Personally, I wish to play Xenogears.” Wouldn’t all of us? The Dragon Ball Z meets Gundam mech fighter RPG combined wild sci-fi storylines with heavy non secular, political, and philosophical themes and laid the groundwork for the Xenoblade Chronicles video games,

Sq. Enix has stopped wanting confirming something, however supplied a glimmer of hope to older followers who’ve been ready to see extra of their favourite PS1 RPGs get repackaged for contemporary platforms. “We’ll chorus from sharing details about new titles, however we’re contemplating varied concepts throughout the Firm and hope that you’ll sit up for forthcoming bulletins,” the corporate acknowledged.

It might be simple to brush off if not for the continual swirl of rumors round video games like Closing Fantasy IX and Closing Fantasy Ways. The large Nvidia leak from a number of years in the past, which has been proper about every thing to this point, pointed to FFIX getting a remake and FF Ways getting a remaster. Two different video games within the leak—Chrono Chross and Ways Ogre—have already obtained their HD ports, making it really feel like solely a matter of time till Sq. Enix pronounces the remainder.

Sq. Enix has additionally already launched HD remasters of Legend of Mana and Saga Frontier. Absolutely Xenogears and Vagrant Story, a gothic dungeon crawler written and directed by Closing Fantasy Ways’ Yasumi Matsuno, wouldn’t be omitted of the combination? It might be superb to convey video games like Parasite Eve, Courageous Fencer Musashi, and Threads of Destiny to the PlayStation Plus Premium’s library of PS1 classics, however the others deserve a bit extra TLC.

The mileage on Sq. Enix’s HD remasters has diversified. The Closing Fantasy Pixel Remaster assortment solely bought improved fonts after tons of fan backlash, and the upscaled smoothing on among the graphics seems to be completely heinous. Nevertheless it’s actually a worth I’m prepared to pay for contemporary accessibility choices and new voice performing, at the least if it’s nearly as good as what was featured in final 12 months’s Ways Ogre remaster.


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