• Wed
  • Sep 3, 2014
  • Updated: 4:00am

Final Fantasy Vii

core, blimey!

Fans of Final Fantasy VII, the role-playing game released in 1997 for Sony's PlayStation One console, should prepare themselves for an intriguing journey to the origins of one of the most influential titles in video-gaming history.

Sunday, 13 April, 2008, 12:00am

Accounts differ on care of two youngsters

The uncle of the two home-alone fire victims said it was rare for the children to be left unattended - but neighbours said it happened often.

'It is not that they [the parents] are ignoring the children. But they have to work,' said the uncle of the children, who refused to be named.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Shows with a difference

Selecting terms to describe the mentally challenged is hazardous. 'People with learning disabilities' and 'people with special needs' are acceptable phrases. But whatever the term, Taipei is experiencing an unusual event - a week of theatre by just such people.

25 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

people's republic of desire

Colourful Cloud has featured a few times in this column. Let's refresh your memory: she's a Chinese woman who grew up in a poor village in Guangxi. She went to Beijing to seek fame and fortune. In the embassy district, she met a 76-year-old American on the street. By marrying this man, who was older than her grandfather, she became an American citizen.

3 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Mind-blowing battle against evil company

One of the most talked about role-playing games for the Sony PlayStation is now in the stores.

After keeping us all in suspense last year, the Japanese version of Final Fantasy 7 (FF7) officially came out on January 31.

20 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Cloud has silver lining for Legrix

FRENCH jockey Eric Legrix can finally get the luck he deserves when partnering Cloud Seven (Next Best) in the fifth event on the equitrack at Happy Valley tonight.

The Breeders' Cup-winning rider has been on the wrong end of a series of narrow photo-finishes of late.

9 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

The Doors to exasperation

Contraption Zack For IBM compatibles AT FIRST glance, this offering from The Software Toolworks looks uninspiring. The aim of the game is to help Zack, a new factory employee, find his way through the plant and start various machines and gizmos.

10 Oct 1993 - 12:00am