Now, four years later, E3 is once again upon us, and Final Fantasy VII Remake is once again expected to make a presence.
The game was also a smash hit among critics, holding a 9.2 rating on Metacritic.
Combine an illustrious cast of heroes and villains with an expansive world and a deep battle system and it becomes easy to understand why Final Fantasy VII has had such an enduring legacy.
The company teamed up with Sony in 2005 to give fans a huge tease.
Imagine George Lucas shooting a trailer for a Star Wars: A New Hope remake, flush with 2019-level cinematics and cinematography, but saying that it was only a demo and that no actual release was planed.
We don't know when exactly that will be, but hey, you've made it this far right?