Nintendo’s big dump of a Direct presentation has come to an end, bringing plenty of news for games like Engage Fire Emblem and Mario Kart 8 deluxe. Although the biggest announcement was that OTW
Arguably the most compelling of all — and what people will find most recognizable — is Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion. A Remake of the PSP classic announced during Final Fantasy VII25th anniversary in June, core of crisis was a prequel to JRPG that redefined the 1997 genre, and this remaster will feature the usual enhanced HD graphics, a more accessible combat system, and new soundtrack arrangements. What’s new today is the reveal that it will launch for Switch (and all other consoles) on December 13th.
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Square Enix also took the opportunity to present the new editions of its classic Front mission Mech strategy games that first made waves on the Super Famicom (the SNES here in the US). Both front mission 1 and front mission 2– officially coming to the west for the first time ever – are full 3D remakes with a host of new gameplay features, coming in November or “2023”. Square Enix also announced a remake of 1999’s PlayStation front mission 3
Also hidden in the direct live stream was the message that the Theatrrhythm Final Fantasy series, a guitar hero-like rhythm game with a cornucopia of different final fantasy characters and melodies, will get a new sequel. Synced Theatrrhythm Final Bar Linethis new entry features 385 songs to battle your way through, including bangers from across the franchise’s history Final Fantasy XV and type-0. You can get your hands on it on February 16, 2023, which isn’t that far off at all if you remember we’re in September.
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Aside from the classic stuff, Square Enix’s show has been rounded out with new stuff Octopath Traveler 2 (February 24, 2023) and the titled even more bizarrely Different day life (from today!). For more information on everything Nintendo revealed during today’s Direct, click here our round-up story.