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Reviews - Final Fantasy VIII (PlayStation)

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Genre: Role-Playing Game (RPG) - Publisher: Square - Release Year: 1999 - For: PlayStation

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Excellent

4 CD's, great gameplay, worthy episode

long summoning sequences

Hello, Everybody! I am Chris and first of all I would like to greet you all. It is great being here. I chose to report about FF8 for my first work and I hope you will enjoy it. Okay, let's begin. 1) Common informations/prices:> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~ After the terrific PS1 - Start of Final...

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Excellent

“FFVIII”

published 08/06/2008

brilliant graphics, characters and storyline

none

Buying The Game Final Fantasy VIII is considered as a rare game and so is not often found in shops, you may get lucky and find it in the pre-owned section or at a market or car boot sale. The best place to find it is online at places such as ebay and amazon. The price of the game varies but is...

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Excellent

“Eyes On Me.”

published 16/03/2008

Deep and meaningful story, addictive and engaging ...

Some features a little complicated, even for seaso...

Final Fantasy VIII is a game that has sparked a large amount of controversy. From those that consider it the sparkling pinnacle of the established series, to those that loathe it intently, it is clear that a game of this ilk must have some strong characteristics at the heart of it. Arguably the...

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Excellent

Introduces a number of new systems

Not easy to stop playing

Yet another great addition to the Final Fantasy Series, Final Fantasy VIII was developed and published, at the time, by Square Soft (now Square Enix) and was released in 1999 for the Sony Playstation console. Hironobu Sakaguchi is the executive producer for this game and it was the fastest...

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Excellent

Immense gameplay, superb graphics

plot kind of weak, junction system tricky

Following the phenomenal success of their introductory Playstation title Final Fantasy 7, the good people at Squaresoft must have had many sleepless nights, all of them worrying, thinking the same thing: How the hell are we going to top this one? With the technology available to them advancing at...

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Good

Great graphics, reasonable storyline

JUNCTIONNING

Having played Final Fantasy VIII (FFVIII)'s predecessor, FFVII, I was expecting greater-than-great things, I suppose, when FFVIII was released. And having played it, my feelings about it are mixed, to say the least. Graphically, this game is overwhelmingly superior (by-and-large) to FFVII, and...

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Excellent

Great Storyline And Graphics

Lasts VERY Long

Final Fantasy 8 is the brand new game for the playstation, it has the best graphics and has a great storyline, there is a lot of choice in the game, when completed, which takes a long time because there is a lot to do and the game is quite complex, there are different ways to take, so the game...

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Excellent

“2nd BEST GAME EVER”

published 28/12/2000

2nd BEST GAME EVER

not as good as FF7

Final Fantasy 8 delivers everything that could be expected in its succession to what may be an insurmountable achievement. The only way in which FF8 is inferior to its predecessor is, in my opinion, the storyline. Perhaps it's just the fact that the game concentrates more on the "good guys" than...

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Excellent

Replay Value, Length, Story, Soundtrack, Difficult...

Age Bracket, Addictive, Dated Graphics

Thinking all the time, never saying a word. Looking miserable, wearing awful black clothes. Being rude to people, mood swings. Remember when you where a teenager? Perhaps you are one, and that is why Final Fantasy VIII is a hidden gem, concealed by the fact, hype and fans of 7 & 9. Final Fantasy...

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Super

great game | great graphics | good gameplay

could of been better

This review is about the game Final Fantasy 8, as some people say, this is not the best final fantasy, and I agree, this game could have been better if it had a better storyline, I don’t know why I think the storyline was not the best, but I know that it could have been better. The game has many...

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Excellent

“Fight some monsters”

published 21/02/2003

Great game to play

Hard to learn at first

Whenever I get bored or at a loose end I tend to play on the playstation. My favorite games are Final Fantasy games and the one I love the most is Final Fantasy V111. The begining of the game is a graphic animation of two young men fighting with gunblades and clips of the characters which you...

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Excellent

“Love-To-Hate Eight?”

published 15/05/2004

Stunning graphics, great soundtrack, imaginative e...

Hit and miss new ideas, initially quite daunting, ...

When Squaresoft decided to release Final Fantasy VII (the first 32-bit instalment of their enduring RPG series) on a global scale, it is unlikely that even the most optimistic of developers could have predicted the success that would follow. 30,000,000 sales, two-and-a-half years and a mass of...

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Excellent

Everything.

Not as good as 7...

"What -ARE- you playing?". Well, as everyone I know lusts after GT(A) 3, Tekken 297 and playing all sorts of other malarkey, I sit with my trusty RPG games from 1999. Shock. Horror. A game, from '99 still being played. People slag off this game a lot, but in my eyes, even with it's rather...

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Excellent

“The adventure awaits”

published 23/03/2004

Great graphics and gameplay, beautiful

annoying battles

Final Fantasy 8 is a deep and challenging game that will delight any fan of RPGs. No other game grips you like this and amazes you with every turn! Storyline.... Galbadia, balamb and neighbouring countries have lived in peace for a long time. The three military academy's (called gardens) have...

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Satisfactory

“Full of flaws”

published 23/07/2001

Beautiful FMV sequences, graphics

Unbalanced, flawed game system

It seems as though everything has changed in Square’s Final Fantasy VIII. Gone are the deformed characters, replaced with more realistic true life ones. Also gone is the classic blue colour of the menu bars that have been kept since Final Fantasy III (black coloured for the first two)...

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