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Wow. Just...Wow.Aganar10/10
The game which ended Squaresoft’s Golden AgeAvalokitesvara1/10
Great gameplay, along with a motion capturing storyline makes a fantastic RPGBigCj349/10
Final Fantasy VIII – A game which will always bring fond memories.Black_Seed10/10
Best. Game. Ever.Kyle Bowen10/10
What exactly is a gunblade, anyway?MSuskie4/10
Yeah, stop holding FF7 against this.UltimaterializerX7/10
Beautiful, if flawed, masterpiece2Deux28/10
"Boy Meets World" meets "Star Trek."Archmonk Iga10/10
And the final result is... DRAW!Arkrex7/10
Good by itself, but the odd-ball of the series even though it is pretty good-to a pointBehreandto9/10
The weak gameplay isn't enough to stop this mesmerising classicbigmuffpi9/10
A game that breaks the normal mold, yet still is impressivebover_877/10
One of the best games of all time, like it, or not.Braben10/10
This is the result of when Square becomes rich over a previously terrible game.Calamity4/10
One of the best of RPG's up to this dateClallzidus10/10
Final Fantasy VIII: my 'final' fantasy before FFXIII comes out, and probably the toughest to reviewComputerbug87/10
A wonderful experience, and a controversial masterpiece.Cyber-Sushi10/10
An awesome game, but sadly, not for everyoneCyril9/10
Welcome to the Garden.DarkReign1288/10
You will never regret putting this game's disks into your Playstation and awakening the masterpiece that is containedDemigod_Tyek10/10
Home again, I promise not to leave you on your own againDenouement9/10
All style, no substance.Draco12143/10
Truly, my favorite game of all time.Dude Love Fan10/10
A much more mature and mysterious entry into the series with mixed results.Exodist6/10
Square's romantic dream.Fein10/10
A great game... but nothing on FF7fghtita7/10
Another legend in a long legacy of greatness.Fraghappy10/10
It is obvious that 'Final Fantasy VIII' is a much more mature and story-driven game than the rest...Garbol Shora9/10
The shattered lifespan was the downfall.Gbness6/10
Broken, because no one tried to make this game work.grasu2/10
How romantic can a game be?Halron28/10
Squall's the Yin to my Yang... Or whatever...hecktic008/10
Retrospective: Still one of the greatest everIce69_6910/10
Underrated? That's for you to decide. Take a look.IronMan07238/10
A Mixed Successor to Final Fantasy VIIJohnRobertLynch6/10
A Game that has Inspired Cult-like Fanaticism in Some and Hatred in Others -- Here's WhyJPtheGreat9/10
Moody teenagers transcend time and space.Kafkaligula8/10
Underrated. The BEST Final Fantasy and the BEST Rpg. Who sayd FF7?Kaiden10/10
Eight ain't great. But, it's still fun.Kashell Triumph6/10
A haunting epic story in Playstation HistoryKasketDarkfyre10/10
A yard from immortality.King Broccoli9/10
Just like Titanic...nothing but the hype.Lady Raven4/10
Find out why you should save the world all over againLeebo9/10
Easily as good as Final Fantasy VIIlighty69110/10
Square Enix Does It AgainLordShibas9/10
Don't let your obsession with FF7 'cloud' your mind.Luniara9/10
A game that has no redeeming qualities.Manwithopinions1/10
Only Edea can rival Queen Amidala’s wardrobematt914864/10
Same Fantasy, Different StyleMenji7/10
An Unbiased, and fair review.MIKE YO6/10
New ideas. Embrace them.Myzery_Clown9/10
Final Fantasy VIII: a in depth review..nalo01010/10
FF Gameplay at its Very BestNaomi10/10
Playing this game is like going to a really nice house where you aren't allowed to touch anythingnastynate31187/10
One of the greatest games of our timeNeptune Star10/10
A nice adventure, although a steep learning curve and weak characters do it no favorsnintendosega7/10
Masterpiece or absolute disaster?Ofisil6/10
A fantastic game that receives unwarranted criticism due to the acclaim of its predecessorOsafune29/10
It's all about the love!Pastulio_10/10
The ultimate RPG that the powers of the universe have finally blessed our meager reality with...Perdurabo10/10
Easily one of the best games on Playstationplasmabeam10/10
Now introducing the runner up for most overrated RPG of all time..Psycho Penguin3/10
Quite simply, the hands-down best game/experience ever in video gaming history. This is it.Ranma10/10
A true cinematic masterpiece - my favorite game of this type of movie-like storytellingrxfang610/10
No words can describe the greatness of this game!Sana chan10/10
Possibly the greatest and most underappreciated Final Fantasy ever!SCCAN8510/10
A game to own in your collectionShapeQuest8/10
Square releases a more mature game at the expense of several factorsShirow7/10
This game doesn't deserve the hate it getsShivan Reincarnated9/10
Don’t send me your poorly written hate mail filled with grammatical errors and unnecessary abbreviations, because I will simply ignore it.shneepshnop4/10
Is This The Most Broken Fantasy?sirloinestake7/10
The game like marmite - You either love it or hate itsonicandfffan9/10
Simply the most beautiful game in the history of gamingSquallEX810/10
One of the better games in the series but not the best.theone1batman7/10
Convoluted storyline does NOT a good game makeThunderlipz4/10
It's not final, the story isn't really a fantasy story, but it IS the eighth in the series. Unless you count the Game Boy games..Tom Clark9/10
Try too hard to create a good game and Final Fantasy VIII will be the resultTricky4/10
This is just Square's way of mocking us!White Ninja3/10
Could have been potentially good.... but... It just didn't.wilowns13/10
Why do some people like it while some don't? Read on to find out why???YSF9/10
Final Fantasy VIII - Mediocre RPGYugo13375/10
Space, time and orphanages -- does it get any crazier?ZFS8/10
8 Years Later and It's STILL My Favoritezilaroth8/10
What has happened to the series that I used to love?Zylo the wolf3/10

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