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Score Breakdown Based on 18465 ratings
  1. 10 (9993)
  2. 9 (5590)
  3. 8 (1673)
  4. 7 (615)
  5. 6 (226)
  6. 5 (118)
  7. 4 (55)
  8. 3 (48)
  9. 2 (41)
  10. 1 (109)

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  • Review Score:9.5

    Memorable Classic Game!!!

    I like this game! I first played it when i was in highschool and I become addicted to it. It is one the most best and memorable game I ever played. Although not as good as FFVII in terms of storyline, but I like the love... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The Best Final Fantasy!!!

    Great graphics, fabulous story, wonderful characterisation, deep character customisation, this Final Fantasy hit all the marks spot on. One of the things that seperates this Final Fantasy from it's peers is that it's ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    best game!!!!!

    Once in a while, a product comes along that is so epic and engrossing to play that throngs of devoted gamers dedicate themselves to absorbing every nuance, and exploring every possibility. Squaresoft's Final Fantasy VII ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    I will now go back 4 years and review this game for what it was back then. Gameplay: Let `s start with the battle system, because it is there FF8 lacks the most. The battle system is very advanced but also very sim... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Much like the game that came before it, Final Fantasy VIII is a masterpiece. I don’t know why this game has a reputation of being the worst Final Fantasy, I think it’s one of the best. Gameplay - The gameplay is ve... Read Full Review

    13 of 16 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    Final Fantasy VIII if given a chance could be every bit as enjoyable as Final Fantasy VII.

    Before going on to my review I would like to say that most of the things I say are my own opinions while somethings are facts. Also what I rate the graphics is based on when the game came out. Gameplay- This is a turn... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Another great final fantasy title

    This type of game is a game where you either love it or hate it as most reviews have said, if you are the kind of person who won't play Final Fantasy 2 until you've played FFII then this isn't the game for you. If you th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Nothing like Final Fantasy 7.

    Final fantasy 8 A member of an elite military team, Squall is forced into a conflict beyond imagination. To survive, he must contend with a desperate rival, a powerful sorceress and his own mysterious dreams. Stunning CG... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A personal favorite of mine, despite popular rejections.

    Final Fantasy VIII is one of those games that many love and many hate. Personally, I loved it. I believe that the problem for most people who didn't was the huge changes from past Final Fantasy games that this installmen... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    rising up above other final fantasy games best final faintasy ever invented

    this game is very amazing for what platform it is issued to great graphics and gameplay, good asortment of charactors, my favorite game storyline. I got the game in march i didnt think i would like it boy was i wrong. Th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful