Final Fantasy is one of the most iconic and beloved videogame series in the world. Since its inception, its titles have adopted names, themes and stories from across global mythology, including the beliefs of the Vikings.
This book embarks on a detailed exploration of how Norse lore in particular influenced the writing and design of Final Fantasy VII – arguably the most critically-acclaimed of the franchise – and its wider compilation.
Why is Midgar the political centre of the Planet, and Nibelheim the home of Cloud Strife?
How are the Odin Materia, the Rune Blade and Vincent Valentine connected?
What are the parallels between Ragnarok and the fall of the Shinra Corporation?
These questions and many more will be examined and answered by award-winning community author M. J. Gallagher. Suitable for newcomers and enthusiasts alike.
Authors/Narrators: #MJGallagher #LiamMulvey
Publishers: #SelfPublished (Self Published)
Format: #Paperback #eBook #AudioBook
Accessibility: #TextToSpeech #ScreenReader #EnhancedTypesetting
Genres: #GameStudies #RPG #TheologyMythologyPhilosophy
#SquareEnix (Squaresoft, Square, Square Enix)
#FinalFanasy (#FinalFantasyVII [Final Fantasy VII, FFVII, FF7, Final Fantasy 7], Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, Final Fantasy VII: Before Crisis, Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cerberus)