Final Fantasy 8 Remaster Fixes One Of Its Funniest Memes

During Square Enix’s press conference at E3 2019 back in June, the company announced a remastered version of Final Fantasy VIII would be coming to every current-generation platform later this year–as well as showing off more of Final Fantasy VII: Remake, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, and Final Fantasy XIV.

Final Fantasy VIII is one of the more divisive entries in the long-running series, namely due to a contentious magic system that required you to “Draw” spells from enemies as opposed to using a traditional MP gauge. It was, however, notable for a drastic increase in audiovisual fidelity and a more realistic art style.

It also spawned a hilarious meme.

There’s a ballroom dance scene early on in Final Fantasy VIII’s story. Protagonist Squall meets his future love interest Riona for the first time, and she pays him a nice compliment.

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Now, Square Enix has ruined this glorious moment in Final Fantasy VIII’s remaster by having the gall to make it look too good.

We’ll give them props for showcasing a remaster’s graphical enhancements by acknowledging a five-year-old meme, even if it is a crying shame.

from GameSpot – Game News

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