There is still nearly half a year to go before Final Fantasy 7 Remake brings back one the greatest role-playing titles in history. Until then, Square Enix has been sprinkling various details and gameplay videos to satisfy those anxiously awaiting its release. The company recently dropped a new clip from the title that shows off one of Tifa's Limit Breaks.
Through the official Final Fantasy 7 Remake Twitter, Square Enix shows Tifa giving a vicious-looking bug a swift kick to the mandible. It isn't just any old kick, however; it's Tifa's Limit Break known as Somersault. Longtime fans of the original may recall this move, but they've never seen it like this. For those who aren't familiar with the original, Limit Breaks are abilities that use up a character's Limit Gauge, which builds up through damage taken from enemies. Somersault is just one of an assortment of moves Tifa will be able to unleash on enemies, and many more will likely be shown in the coming months before the game is released next year.
You can activate each character’s specific special Limit Break abilities by using up your Limit Gauge after it builds from damage taken from enemies.— FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE (@finalfantasyvii) November 1, 2019
This clip shows Tifa giving a powerful kick to her enemy, with her Limit Break known as Somersault. #FF7R pic.twitter.com/4EG5v1r7kK
Those who played Final Fantasy 7 back on the original PlayStation are looking forward to what the remake has in store, but many are also hoping for various storylines and gameplay elements to return, too. As the video demonstrates, Limit Breaks are definitely back, included as a part of a very different battle system. But the remake will include a Classic Mode that allows players to battle in a way that more closely resembles the original - good news for those who like the turn-based style of traditional role-playing games. Since it is a remake, it makes perfect sense to reinvent many of the game's elements to fit a more modern playstyle, but the original already had a lot going for it. It ranks pretty high on our list of best Final Fantasy combat systems.
That's not it on what's returning; Summons are back as well. The original had epic summoning animations that brought forth incredibly powerful creatures. The remake does much the same, but this time the summoned character sticks around and fights alongside the other party members. A trailer featuring Ifrit during the Abzu boss fight was released a couple of months back and shows this new system in action.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake launches on March 3, 2020 for PS4.