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Final Fantasy VII is out on mobile, and it brings with it all the chaos and splendour of the original release.

Everything that you loved is here, every character, boss battle, and bizarre instance of cross-dressing.

But the mobile port isn't as sharp as we'd been hoping. The controls feel forced - Square Enix has decided to stick all the buttons of a PSOne controller on the screen rather than adapting for mobile play.

There are some other strange additions too. You can instantly buff your party up to level 99, and turn off the random battles that you'd normally use to grind your way to the top.

These new ideas take a bit of the shine off the production, but by no means tarnish it completely.

This is still Final Fantasy VII in all of its glory, and while it isn't the perfect version, it's still well worth a play.

If you're looking for a more in-depth review, check out the video embedded at the top of the article.

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