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Five of The Best: Swords

You're keen.

Final Fantasy 7's Cloud Strife, holding his huge Buster Sword towards the camera. How do those weedy arms do it?
Image credit: Square Enix / Final Fantasy 7 remake

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Is there a more romanticised weapon than the sword? Think of all the iconic stories from fantasy and beyond: they're littered with them, with Excaliburs, Narsils, Lightsabers, that one that Lion-O has in Thundercats. Stories are built around them. So what better weapon to have you swoosh around in a game than a sword.

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