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Score Breakdown Based on 18455 ratings
  1. 10 (9990)
  2. 9 (5586)
  3. 8 (1668)
  4. 7 (614)
  5. 6 (226)
  6. 5 (118)
  7. 4 (55)
  8. 3 (48)
  9. 2 (41)
  10. 1 (110)

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  • User Rating:10

    Best RPG in the world.

    I think this game is FANTASTIC and I haven't beat it yet. I've been playing FF8 ever since it came out. But problems occured over the years my saved games got erased. I had 3 and they all got erased. Now I'm on my 4th ga... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6

    After 7 years, I still crave to play this game. A timeless epic !

    It's quite easy to get the hang of the game, especially during battle. The complications are worth your time because every now and then, you'll be treated with nice FMVs; first: so you won't get lost and confused with t... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    One of the most excellent Final Fantasys ever. If you have a spare $20 you should definetly check this out.

    I loved this game so much. I bought it about a year ago because I needed a new game and I wanted to try out the Final Fantasy series. The opening cut scene pulled me in immediatly. From there I loved every peice of it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5

    I found myself not caring what happened. *some spoilers in here*

    Of all of the Final Fantasy games I've played, this one was the worst. I had tried to play it in the past and I had not enjoyed it. I thought it was because I had been too young to understand it, but when I bought it aga... Read Full Review

    4 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Not as good as FF7, but a superb game nonetheless.

    The latest entry into Square's seemingly never-ending franchise, Final Fantasy VIII, truly does deserve all the praise it will definitely receive. With a lot of new innovations to the classic formula, this game is sure t... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9

    Definately a solid RPG but didnt impress as much as the others did

    Final fantasy 7 was a great RPG and fans of that were probably hoping for another one like that. Final fantasy 8 came to me as a solid RPG with a story that was slow to get to and hard to understand gameplay The game... Read Full Review

    3 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5

    Could have been better.

    So first off, the graphics in this game were a lovely alternative to FFVII. Another thing I enjoyed about this game was the soundtrack, even though at times it didn't really match the surroundings. Some of the charact... Read Full Review

    7 of 26 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    The greatest and most heart felt Final Fantasy.

    Overshadowed by Final Fantasy 7, this is truly a piece of art to itself. the graphics may be a bit outdated at this point, but the cutscenes are beautiful, the characters you just have to love and the story is a master... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Final Fantasy 8 Rocks !!! .Its superb.

    Final Fantasy 8 is a great game i ever played. It is one of my favorite game. I like it very much. I played it many time. I just love it. It rocks !!! . Its superb. Its story, video, sound, music i like everything. I lik... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    The Best Final Fantasy Game

    I don't know why everybody gives a bad credit to this game but it's my favorite final fantasy game. Because it has: 1. The Best Characters 2. The Best Story 3. The Best Environments 4. The Best Monsters 5. The Best... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful