Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is a prequel to Final Fantasy VII and is a part of the Compilation of Final Fantsay VII. The game stars Zack Fair, a member of SOLDIER, assigned to find the missing SOLDIER Genesis Rhapsodos and discovers more information about SOLDIER's high ranking Sephiroth and Angeal. Square Enix debated on porting Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII, originally just for the Japanese mobile market, however decided to just start fresh with a new game; Crisis Core.

The game sold over 3 million copies world wide and received generally positive critical reviews. It scored a 35/40 from Famitsu magazine and was praised for how well the story tied into Final Fantasy VII. Some said the game was too short but had plenty of side-quests to keep you busy, along with an involved battle system.


It's the dark of night and Zack, a young SOLDIER 2nd Class, is awaiting his latest mission. Wutai Troops have commandeered the express train MK93 II bound for Sector 8 in Midgar. It's up to Zack to eliminate the Wutai assailants and stop the train... More

This game is part of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, which includes a series of spin-off games and movies, including:

Game Releases

Title Platform Release Date (JP) Release Date (US)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Sony PSP 2007-09-13 2008-03-24