Comment on Square Enix Back in the Red: “Expect Even More Remakes!” by Anonymous:

Should have I added “” to my comment? It appears not to have been clear enough to some.

It was meant to showcase just how hollow, baseless and useless the “westernizing” comment was, since RPGs are a western born idea that dates back to 1780.

What is really needed is not fancy graphics nor a complex battle engine… But a good story to identify yourself with so you enjoy partaking in it development, linear or not.

Examples?
Chrono Trigger. Basic menu-driven battle engine. Nice (for its time) graphics and basic visual effects. But packing a whole lotta story, multiple paths and party configurations, a “secret” character, killer (still) music and a cast anyone can relate to.
Chrono cross tried too hard to envelop those ideas into 3D and fell short even though it had many times more characters and endings.

Final fantasy 7. Had comedy, tragedy (Aerith… Sniff) a basic fighting system but a complex magic/materia system, etc.

If Square/Enix wants our attention back, then lets ask them to re-do Chrono Trigger from the ground up and give it Darksiders’ or Tales of Symphony’s combat system just to keep with current trends (while making your buddies control Robo, Marle, etc over the net). THAT would sell like crazy.


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