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Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
Crisis Core
Role Playing Game
Sub Genre:
Release Date (US):
March 25th, 2008
Release Date (UK):
June 20th, 2008
Online Players:
Square Enix
Square Enix
T [Teen]
PSU Rank:
29 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSP:
1 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Only on PSP

About Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Set seven years prior to the events of Final Fantasy VII, the Shinra Company is rapidly increasing its influence through its monopoly on mako energy and military might. With the burgeoning city of Midgar as its base and symbol of prosperity, Shinra is on the verge of establishing absolute dominance over the world. SOLDIER is a group of skilled combat operatives within Shinra. The elite within the group — those strong enough to be deemed SOLDIER 1st Class — are respected and idolized by the citizenry. Zack is a young SOLDIER 2nd Class who aspires to become a 1st. He spends his days carrying out assignments under the guidance of his 1st Class mentor, Angeal. During an operation in Wutai, a large number of SOLDIER member, led by 1st Class operative Genesis, go missing. The severity of the situation prompts Shinra executives to deploy even more SOLDIER operatives in hopes of bringing an end to the war with Wutai—and conducting an investigation into the mass desertion. The ones assigned to the mission are Zack, Angeal, and the 1st Class hero who is known the world over as Sephiroth... What truths lie behind Genesis's disappearance? What secrets bind the three SOLDIER 1st Class operatives? For Zack, a cruel and fateful struggle awaits...



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Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII News

  • Crisis Core global sales top two million

    Square Enix has revealed that PSP action/RPG romp Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII has surpassed the two million sales mark. According to the company’s Q1 2010 financial report, the critically acclaimed handheld title has sold approximately 2.16 million units globally as of June 30, 2009. The...

  • Crisis Core: FFVII nears two million units sold

    Square Enix has published its financial results for the period April 1 to September 30 2008, revealing that PlayStation Portable title Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII - arguably the greatest of the Final Fantasy VII spin-offs - is nearing two million sales worldwide in total. Zack Fair's action-RP...

  • Crisis Core: FFVII bundle heads to Europe

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has teamed up with Square-Enix to release a limited edition PSP bundle in the region to celebrate the launch of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII later this month. Due out alongside the game on June 20, the bundle includes a engraved sliver version of the ha...

  • Crisis Core: FFVII sales top one million

    Square Enix has announced that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for the PlayStation Portable has surpassed the one million sales mark. The game sold through 800,000 units in Japan, shifting a further 450,000 copies in North American territories, bringing its total sales number to 1,250,000. The ti...

  • Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII dated for Europe

    Square Enix announced today that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for the PlayStation Portable would be released across Europe on June 20, 2008. Crisis Core serves as the prequel to 1997’s Final Fantasy VII on the original PlayStation, taking place seven years before the events of the critica...

  • New Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII video

    With Square-Enix set to release Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII in North America this week, you can really feel the anticipation increase.  As with any big title, the closer to release you get, the more content that is made available to the public. has released a new video of Cris...

  • UK to receive Special Edition Crisis Core: FFVII

    UK retailers have started posting pre-orders for a proposed Special Edition release of the upcoming PlayStation Portable title, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. An official announcement from Square Enix is “imminent,” though this hasn’t stopped multiple retailers posting it on th...

  • GDC: Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core videos

    After the disappointing release of Dirge of Cerberus for the PlayStation 2, Final Fantasy fans have been waiting for something to fill their addiction. Crisis Core was the next game up in spin-offs of the original masterpiece and with one game already butchered the entire fanbase was hoping for a di...

  • New videos reveal the English voiceovers of Crisis Core

    Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII has been available in Japan for quite some time now, and is steadily approaching its North American release on March 25. While we've seen both CGI and real time videos for the title before, we've had yet to hear a drop of English emanate from Zack's or Sephiroth's lips...

  • Crisis Core preorder special

    Getting tired of waiting for Crisis Core is now no longer depressing. Right now, has a great special going on where if you preorder the game, you’ll get this limited edition Shin-Ra Electric Power Company UMD case as a bonus. The special case is only appearing online at Amazon...

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Features

  • The Art of Final Fantasy

    In light of the US release of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for PlayStation Portable, PSU thought we’d delve further into the bowels of this illustrious series, and scrutinize a particular element that has become virtually synonymous with Final Fantasy as a series; art direction. Indeed, from...

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