Thursday, October 2, 2008

G-Cube VGHotW: Cloud Strife

Cloud Strife is the main protagonist of the popular RPG series, Final Fantasy 7. His appearance is marked by spikey blonde hair, vivid blue eyes, dark clothing, and his famous Buster Sword. He is also this week's Gee-Cube's Video Game Hunk of the Week.

Cloud is basically a mercenary. He used to belong to a group called SOLDIER, a select, genetically augmented military unit operating under the defacto world government and megacorporation Shinra Electric Power Company. However, he discovers something and fights agains Shinra in the resistance group AVALANCHE, where he meets the primary antagonist, Sephiroth.

Here are a few facts about him:
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Job: Mercenary
  • Birthdate: August 19th
  • Birthplace: Nibelheim
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Love Interests - Aerith Gainsborough and Tifa Lockheart
  • Parents: Both presumed dead.
  • Cloud ends up being leader of Avalanche.
  • After Cloud finds his true memories in the Lifestream and they're all on the Highwind, Cloud still says he was in Soldier if you talk to Yuffie on the Highwind.
Cloud as originally seen in Final Fantasy VII

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