Square Enix Releases All Four Inside Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Episodes

    An incredible effort.

    The Square Enix team released all four episodes of Inside Final Fantasy VII Rebirth last night on the Square Enix YouTube Channel. Each episode interviews multiple people involved heavily with the production of the game, diving into the decisions, challenges, and thoughts behind the hit title. This follows the release of Episode 1, which premiered on Wednesday, March 27.

    Episode 1 focuses on the world and how the development team opted to capture the world map with an open world in 2024. Episode 2 dives into the scenario, discussing how the team opted to bring the Synergy mechanic to life to drive character relationships further. Next, Episode 3 focused specifically on each of the characters, in addition to discussing localization and the challenges faced with translating the game. Finally, Episode 4 brings in the English voice cast to discuss the game, their favorite moments, and what they hope the fans take from the game.

    If you’re a Final Fantasy VII fan or just someone interested in how games are designed and created, you owe it to yourself to check out this series. The Square Enix team did a phenomenal job bringing together what it ultimately an hour-long behind-the-scenes peek at one of the most highly anticipated RPGs ever.

    The following people participated in interviews with Square Enix for this video series:

    • Naoki Hamaguchi (Director)
    • Yoshinori Kitase (Producer)
    • Tetsuya Nomura (Creative Director)
    • Makoto Ise (Sound Director)
    • Keiji Kawamori (Music Supervisor)
    • Mitsuto Suzuki (Composer)
    • Takako Miyake (Environment Director)
    • Iichiro Yamaguchi (Lighting Director)
    • Shintaro Takai (Art Director)
    • Mizushi Sugawara (Environment Artwork Supervisor)
    • Teruki Endo (Battle Director)
    • Motomu Toriyama (Co-Director)
    • Kazushige Nojima (STELLAVISTA LTD.) (Story & Scenario)
    • Dai Suzuki (Main Character Modeler & Lead Character Artist)
    • Hiroyuki Yamaji (Animation Director (Battle))
    • Hidekazu Miyake (Cutscene Director)
    • Junichi Hayashi (Cutscene Co-Director)
    • Akira Iwasawa (Facial Director)
    • Cody Christian (Voice of Cloud Strife)
    • Britt Baron (Voice of Tifa Lockhart)
    • Briana White (Voice of Aerith Gainsborough)
    • John Eric Bentley (Voice of Barret Wallace)
    • Max Mittelman (Voice of Red XIII)
    • Suzie Yeung (Voice of Yuffie Kisaragi)
    • Matthew Mercer (Voice of Vincent Valentine)
    • Caleb Pierce (Voice of Zack Fair)
    • Eri Asano (Localization Producer)
    • Ben Sabin (English Translator)
    • Laurent Sautière (French Translator)
    • Diana Kawamata (German Translator)

    If you’re interested in watching all four Inside Final Fantasy VII Rebirth episodes, be sure to check them out below:

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is available now exclusively for PlayStation 5. In case you missed it, be sure to check out our 5/5 review of the game, where we stated, “Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is a generational RPG that exemplifies everything there is to love about the medium.”

    Noah Hunter
    Noah Hunter
    Noah is Final Weapon’s Editor-in-Chief. He co-founded the website in June 2019 and has been writing for it ever since. In total, he has over five years of writing experience across many publications, including IGN Entertainment. His favorite series include Xeno and Final Fantasy.

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