and how freakishly hard Zero Mission is, at least compared to Fusion which is a walk in the park.
You must be getting these reversed. I could beat Zero Mission using only my toes, while masturbating with one hand and doing calculus with the other.
Given how I'm now nostalgic for Final Fantasy VII, I'm pretty sure I'm just nostalgic for the 90s in general.
I actually didn't start playing FF7 until last year and I think it holds up all right. So does 6.