A group of hackers have fulfilled a few people’s wishes at least, by infusing Cloud Strife into Super Smash Bros Brawl:
I’m pretty up with the hacking and mod scene, but I have no idea what it takes to get a Wii game up and running on a PC (let alone Mac), so I’m staying far away from this one. Though I do know that graphic whores do love playing the game on a computer to enjoy full HD graphics (and the game does look gorgeous upscaled or unhindered or whatever the hell leads to the end result).
As for Cloud himself, he looks a bit wonky to be honest, but I’m assuming that’s how he moves in Final Fantasy 7 (wouldn’t know myself, I don’t touch that stuff). Though if we’re gonna talking about fighting game mash-ups, nothing has yet to dethrone the great grand-daddy of them all, MUGEN. For those who don’t know, it’s an open source freeware fighter that allows one to insert anyone (and I mean ANYONE) into the fray. Here’s just a slight taste:
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