A recent issue of V-Jump featured character art and profiles for Final Fantasy VII: Before Crisis, Square Enix's upcoming cell phone game and prequel to Final Fantasy VII. The magazine also revealed a few pieces of information concerning Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
In Before Crisis, players may choose to play as either a male lead or a female lead. The young man is a former gang leader who broke into the Shinra building. After being caught by Reno, he decided to join the Turks. The young woman, by contrast, graduated at the top of her class from Shinra's military school, and she is good at using a gun.
As previously announced, Red XIII will appear in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, where it seems he has a new reason to fight. In addition, strange new members of his species have appeared in his world, but they may be hostile.
A Japanese release date has not been announced for Final Fantasy VII: Before Crisis. It is not known if the game will be released in North America. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children will be released on DVD and UMD format this fall in Japan. A North American release date has not been announced for the movie.