A leader of the faction of the anti-Shinra Avalanche militant group, ”Square said of Barret in his official tweet. “Barret is full of burning hatred for Shinra, a company he claims is destroying the planet. His right arm has been changed to a firearm, allowing him to attack enemies from a great distance. “Barret is the definition of a tough guy with a heart of gold. He is stoic, slow to trust and quick to anger. However, underneath all this, there is a worried citizen of the planet and a loving father. Barret’s daughter, Marlene, is the only family she has left. She is the reason he fights as much as he does. As for the gun on his arm, this is the result of a horrible accident involving Shinra. The spoilers follow for Final Fantasy VII original.Square Enix Features Barret In a New Video On The Official Twitter Account For Final Fantasy 7 RemakeEventually, Shinra approached the city to install a Mako reactor in the nearby mountain, and Barret was one of the citizens who supported its construction. However, a reactor accident was blamed by the citizens and Shinra retaliated by burning the city to the ground. When Barret was attacked by Shinra troops on his way to town, a clash with the leader Shinra Scarlett left him with a paralyzed and ruined right arm. To fight Shinra and get his revenge, Barret replaced the arm with a gun. Barret was playable in the demo recently released for Final Fantasy VII Remake. He fights alongside Cloud through the Sector 1 Mako reactor. This is perfectly in line with the original game.