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Format Reviews Average Score First Review
PlayStation 42 97% 7 Feb 1997
PC 12 90% 27 Jul 1998

PlayStationEdit

Publisher: Squaresoft

ReviewsEdit

Image Magazine Issue Published Reviewer(s) Pages Rating Adj Rating Comment
Famitsu 425 7 Feb 1997 1
(50)
10 100%
Famitsu 425 7 Feb 1997 1
(50)
10 100%
Famitsu 425 7 Feb 1997 1
(50)
9 90%
Famitsu 425 7 Feb 1997 1
(50)
9 90%
GamePro 104 May 1997 Nob Ogasawara 2
(32-33)
5.0 100% Final Fantasy VII doesn't just live up to the expectations of gamers, it surpasses them.
This game defines an entirely new standard—perhaps an insurmountable level of excellence—against which all RPGs must be measured.
PSM 1 Aug 1997 Stephen Frost 1
(18)
5/5 100%
Absolute PlayStation Sep 1997 Tom 97% 97%
GameFan 5.9 Sep 1997 E. Storm 5
(26, 67‑70)
100+ 100% FFVII is the pinnacle of not just role playing but console gaming as we know it.
It's beyond perfection.
GameFan 5.9 Sep 1997 Shin Rox 5
(26, 67‑70)
100+ 100% It's the best video game ever made
GameFan 5.9 Sep 1997 Orion 5
(26, 67‑70)
100 100% This really is the greatest RPG ever made, and now it's here for you to experience... Um, go buy it!
Game Informer 53 Sep 1997 Andy McNamara 2
(10-11)
9.75 98% The best RPG ever made.
Final Fantasy VII is a game that you just have to play. Even if you don't like RPGs this game will make you a devout follower. Trust me, it's that good!
Game Informer 53 Sep 1997 Paul Anderson 2
(10-11)
9.5 95% Undoubtedly the greatest RPG of all time.
Everything from graphics to storyline will absolutely suck you into this game.
A worthy investment of your gaming time and dollars.
Game Informer 53 Sep 1997 Andrew Reiner 2
(10-11)
9.75 98% Greatest role-playing game of all time.
The attention to detail, creativity in the story, and the sophisticated combat and general gameplay are simply mind-blowing.
Could easily be the best game released this year.
Mega Fun 10/97 Sep 1997 René 1
(70)
94% 94%
Electronic Gaming Monthly 99 Oct 1997 Crispin Boyer 1
(50)
9.5/10 95%
Electronic Gaming Monthly 99 Oct 1997 Shawn Smith 1
(50)
9.5/10 95%
Electronic Gaming Monthly 99 Oct 1997 Danyon Carpenter 1
(50)
9.5/10 95%
Electronic Gaming Monthly 99 Oct 1997 Ken Williams 1
(50)
9.5/10 95%
GamePro 109 Oct 1997 Slo Mo 2
(46-47)
20/20 100% If you'd like to unleash your imagination on a huge, rich video-game world for a few days, take this Final.
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine 1 Oct 1997 Joe Rybicki 2
(86-87)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100% It's still a must-buy for any PlayStation owner; just keep in mind that you'll have to check a good deal of your freedom at the door.
Video Games 11/97 Oct 1997 5
(76-80)
94% 94%
Edge Issue 51 Edge 51 8 Oct 1997 9/10 90%
Famitsu 460 10 Oct 1997 37/40 93%
C+VG 192 Oct 1997 Paul Davies 4
(52-55)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100% A must-have game for your PlayStation. All the excitement you expect, empowered by heart-rending emotional scenes you don't. Buy this.
Fun Generation 22 Nov 1997 4
(59-62)
10/10 100% Dieses Spiel hat Gott gemacht!
Hobby Consolas Nov 1997 96% 96%
Player One 80 Nov 1997 8
(84-91)
97% 97%
PlayStation Plus Nov 1997 Jon 97% 97% The best PlayStation game ever. This epic will rupture your mind. If you start playing, you won't be able to stop. Forget your life; this is better.
Play the Playstation 11/97 Nov 1997 4
(84-87)
10 100% Final Fantasy VII das beste Rollenspiel darstellt, das bisher auf den Markt gekommen ist.
MeriStation 15 Nov 1997 Nacho Ortiz 10/10 100%
Mega Fun 12/97 Nov 1997 René 2
(90-91)
95% 95%
Next Generation 34 Nov 1997 Uncredited 1
(170)
5/5 100%
GamesMaster 63 Dec 1997 Daniel Griffiths 4
(34-37)
96% 96%
Official Australian PlayStation Magazine Dec 1997 Adrian Bertram 10/10 100% Sit back and prepare for the cinematic odyssey of a lifetime.
Hyper Early 1998 Ed Dawson 9/10 90%
Arcade Issue 1 Arcade 1 17 Nov 1998 1
(165)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100% It's a near-perfect adventure experience.
Ultra Game Players 1998 Jason Boor 89% 89%
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine 2.4 Jan 1999 1
(116)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100% Made good on its promise with superlative graphics, a solid game engine and an amazing story.
There's a huge world to explore, a universe to save and a variety of arcade-style minigames.
FFVII has redefined the genre.
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine 47 Aug 2001 Sam Kennedy, Gary Steinman 1
(98)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100%
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine Mar 2002 1
(34)
Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg 100%
GMR Feb 2003 1
(97)
9/10 90%
Play 9 Mar 2003 94% 94%

FeaturesEdit

Image Magazine Article Writer Pages Published
GamesMaster Issue 293 GamesMaster Issue 293 Living in a Materia World Uncredited 2
(10-11)
16 Jul 2015

PCEdit

Publisher: Eidos

ReviewsEdit

Image Magazine Issue Published Reviewer(s) Pages Rating Adj Rating Comment
Computer Gaming World 27 Jul 1998 Steve Bauman 4/5 80%
PC Zone 66 Aug 1998 4
(92-95)
93% 93%
Pelit Aug 1998 93% 93%
MeriStation 24 Aug 1998 James Kirk 9/10 90%
PC Gamer Sep 1998 Michael Wolf 90% 90% It’s still a blast.
Power Unlimited Sep 1998 89% 89%
Svenska PC Gamer Sep 1998 93% 93%
Computer Games Magazine 25 Sep 1998 Thierry Nguyen 4/5 80%
PC Format 1998 93% 93% Might well elicit emotions you've never before experienced when playing a computer game.
Ultimate PC 1998 93% 93%
GamePro 24 Nov 2000 Peter Olafson Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg 90%
C+VG 14 Aug 2001 Alex C 9 90% There's not a lot you can say about Final Fantasy VII apart from YOU MUST OWN THIS GAME.