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No PS3 FFVII remake as game’s "style" is too hard to translate to HD

That good ‘ol Final Fantasy VII PS3 remake train just keeps on rolling but never getting anywhere, eh folks? In the latest slew of reasons as to why Square isn’t likely to churn out a swanky HD makeover of the seminal PSX classic comes word that the game’s “style” is simply too tricky to replicate on PlayStation 3.

Apparently, it all comes down to rendering the many towns that inhabit FFVII’s sprawling landscape, which would prove something of an arduous task for the development team to accomplish.

“It is a result of considering HD graphics will be the mainstream. Considering the amount of work to make graphics that deserve HD, it is hard to make towns in the conventional style,” commented Square’s Motomu Toriyama, during a chinwag with Ultimania Magazine.

Yoshinori Kitase also chipped in on the matter, adding: “It is very hard to make games on PlayStation 3 in the same style as the games in that era had. Making graphics will take enormous time.”

No doubt this won’t be the last we’ll hear on a potential FFVII PS3 remake. Watch this space.