Discuss all and any games, devices and platforms!
Reply  
Avatar

DE5PA1R

Obsessed
Commander

Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:00 pm
Location: Dallas, TX
Souls: 483.00
Posts: 525
Reputation: 8
Wiki Edits: 2
#1
The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

 

The story of Final Fantasy VII is a fairly straightforward monomyth (hero's journey), at least at face value. Our hero Cloud Strife starts off self-centered and uncaring but after spending time with friends he slowly becomes more empathetic. His crowning achievement is twofold:

Cloud overcomes his conflicted thoughts, and
He is able to defeat his tormentor, Sephiroth

Never in gaming has there been a better presentation of the metaphorical (and in this case literal) story of “finding oneself.”
Final Fantasy VII also features some of the most iconic heroes, villains and hairstyles in classic video game history. By the end of the game, you ...