Sony Computer Entertainment America
Originally intended to be released for the Super Nintendo, delays and development difficulties pushed the Final Fantasy 7 (eBay)
release to the PlayStation 1. With the added space and capabilities of the PlayStation console, this was the first game in the series to feature 3D graphics and full motion video scenes. Considered to be one of the best, the staff behind the game was estimated between 100 to 150 and considered the largest video game development team at that time.
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As the train reaches the station, the members of the eco-terrorist group, AVALANCHE, hop off and attack soldiers patrolling the area. As Cloud heads towards the group, they question why the leader, Barret Wallace, could have hired a former member of SOLDIER. As Barret approachs, he reminds them to not move in a group and their target is the North Mako Reactor.
The team behind Final Fantasy 7 considered many different consoles for the release of the game, but were constrained by the limitations of each console. When the PlayStation was released, it provided the perfect option allowing the game to be released on three disks and allowing the team to create the first 3D Final Fantasy. The platform also gave enough room to fit Full motion videos that added to the visual story telling in the game.
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