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Coming to America 


The making of Final Fantasy VII and how Squaresoft conquered the RPG market.
This paper attempts to trace Squaresoft’s rocky road to the American market and their eventual success with the release of Final Fantasy VII, the processes and decisions that went into the making of the game, and also takes a look at the future it heralds. Squaresoft’s history reads more like an RPG story, full of twists and turns, and bosses to battle. Its success in the US console-based RPG market was no fluke. It was the culmination of many years of hard work, a strong vision and several failed attempts.
By Gek Siong Low.

URL: http:/​/​www-cs-students.stanford.edu/​~geksiong/​papers/​sts145/​Squaresoft and FF7.htm
Category: Top:/Classic Computer & Video Games/Individual Games/Final Fantasy
Language(s): en 
Tags: article ff7 final fantasy jrpgs making of squaresoft

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