Compilation of Final Fantasy VII
Due to the huge commercial success of Final Fantasy VII, it prompted Square Enix to start compilation of Final Fantasy VII games. Each game had similarities by using the same characters, settings, or story line. Although the game has many spin-offs, it still doesn't have a much demanded re-make. Below is a list of all of the official Final Fantasy VII spin-off games, click on the title to learn more.
- Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII - A prequel to Final Fantasy VII released on the mobile phone in Japan on September 24th, 2004
- Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children - The first real title in the Compilation to be announced. It was a CGI sequel to the original Final Fantasy VII and is set two years after the conclusion of the game. It was released Japan on September 14, 2005 and North America on April 25, 2006.
- Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII - and its mobile phone counterpart, Dirge of Cerberus Lost Episode: Final Fantasy VII, both first-person/third-person shooters were released for the PlayStation 2 and set three years after the events of the original Final Fantasy VII. It was released in Japan on January 26, 2006, and in North America on August 15, 2006.
- Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII - An action role-playing game for the PSP. A prequel to the original Final Fantasy VII. The game was released on September 13, 2007 in Japan, on March 25, 2008 in North America
- Last Order: Final Fantasy VII - An original animation detailing the destruction of the town of Nibelheim. Last Order was packaged with a limited edition of Advent Children called Advent Pieces, released on Sep. 14, 2005 in Japn and and Feb. 6, 2007 in North America.
There were a couple of small releases that do not fall under the Compilation lable, these games include:
- Final Fantasy VII Snowboarding - A mobile port of the snowboard minigame from Final Fantasy VII. The port includes different courses and was downloadable via the V Cast-compatible mobile phones in 2005 (Japan and North America).
- Final Fantasy VII G-Bike - Another mobile game based on the motorcycle minigame from Final Fantasy VII. It was released for both Apple iOS and Android devices in December 2014.