Detailed Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Wow. Just...Wow. 01/23/03 Aganar
"Boy Meets World" meets "Star Trek." 12/20/06 Archmonk Iga
The game which ended Squaresoft's Golden Age 09/13/10 Avalokitesvara
Great gameplay, along with a motion capturing storyline makes a fantastic RPG 12/16/03 BigCj34
Final Fantasy VIII - A game which will always bring fond memories. 05/27/08 Black_Seed
One of the best games of all time, like it, or not. 02/13/04 Braben
Best. Game. Ever. 04/13/04 Kyle Bowen
What exactly is a gunblade, anyway? 06/06/06 MSuskie
Stop holding FF7 against this. 08/11/15 UltimaterializerX
Beautiful, if flawed, masterpiece 07/08/09 2Deux2
And the final result is... DRAW! 10/15/07 Arkrex
Good by itself, but the odd-ball of the series even though it is pretty good-to a point 04/07/02 Behreandto
The weak gameplay isn't enough to stop this mesmerising classic 06/24/04 bigmuffpi
A game that breaks the normal mold, yet still is impressive 12/08/08 bover_87
This is the result of when Square becomes rich over a previously terrible game. 03/06/09 Calamity
One of the best of RPG's up to this date 06/12/03 Clallzidus
Final Fantasy VIII: my 'final' fantasy before FFXIII comes out, and probably the toughest to review 04/24/08 Computerbug8
A wonderful experience, and a controversial masterpiece. 10/23/00 Cyber-Sushi
An awesome game, but sadly, not for everyone 06/20/03 Cyril
Welcome to the Garden. 06/03/05 DarkReign128
You will never regret putting this game's disks into your Playstation and awakening the masterpiece that is contained 05/21/12 Demigod_Tyek
Home again, I promise not to leave you on your own again 04/10/03 Denouement
All style, no substance. 08/23/05 Draco1214
Truly, my favorite game of all time. 03/30/04 Dude Love Fan
A much more mature and mysterious entry into the series with mixed results. 08/02/12 Exodist
Square's romantic dream. 11/27/04 Fein
A great game... but nothing on FF7 11/16/03 fghtita
Another legend in a long legacy of greatness. 12/10/04 Fraghappy
It is obvious that 'Final Fantasy VIII' is a much more mature and story-driven game than the rest... 02/09/03 Garbol Shora
The shattered lifespan was the downfall. 02/01/04 Gbness
Broken, because no one tried to make this game work. 03/10/06 grasu
How romantic can a game be? 06/13/02 Halron2
Squall's the Yin to my Yang... Or whatever... 08/04/06 hecktic00
A Slightly Flawed but Magnificent Final Fantasy Experience 04/15/16 HeroofThyme15
Retrospective: Still one of the greatest ever 10/19/06 Ice69_69
Underrated? That's for you to decide. Take a look. 09/05/04 IronMan0723
A Mixed Successor to Final Fantasy VII 01/19/10 JohnRobertLynch
A Game that has Inspired Cult-like Fanaticism in Some and Hatred in Others -- Here's Why 02/09/07 JPtheGreat
Moody teenagers transcend time and space. 02/04/11 Kafkaligula
Underrated. The BEST Final Fantasy and the BEST Rpg. Who sayd FF7? 08/29/03 Kaiden
Eight ain't great. But, it's still fun. 05/28/14 Kashell Triumph
A haunting epic story in Playstation History 07/26/00 KasketDarkfyre
A yard from immortality. 07/07/03 KingBroccoli
Just like Titanic...nothing but the hype. 06/14/01 Lady Raven
Find out why you should save the world all over again 12/14/04 Leebo
Easily as good as Final Fantasy VII 05/18/09 lighty691
Square Enix Does It Again 09/21/09 LordShibas
Don't let your obsession with FF7 'cloud' your mind. 10/09/06 Luniara
A game that has no redeeming qualities. 05/22/13 Manwithopinions
Only Edea can rival Queen Amidala’s wardrobe 12/07/02 matt91486
Same Fantasy, Different Style 04/01/08 Menji
An Unbiased, and fair review. 07/15/03 MIKE YO
New ideas. Embrace them. 07/09/02 Myzery_Clown
Final Fantasy VIII: a in depth review.. 07/25/04 nalo010
FF Gameplay at its Very Best 11/15/00 Naomi
Playing this game is like going to a really nice house where you aren't allowed to touch anything 03/08/13 nastynate3118
One of the greatest games of our time 11/07/06 Neptune Star
A nice adventure, although a steep learning curve and weak characters do it no favors 03/09/10 nintendosega
Masterpiece or absolute disaster? 04/12/10 Ofisil
A fantastic game that receives unwarranted criticism due to the acclaim of its predecessor 07/18/07 Osafune2
It's all about the love! 05/26/06 Pastulio_
The ultimate RPG that the powers of the universe have finally blessed our meager reality with... 04/07/02 Perdurabo
Easily one of the best games on Playstation 06/28/05 plasmabeam
Now introducing the runner up for most overrated RPG of all time.. 07/16/01 Psycho Penguin
Quite simply, the hands-down best game/experience ever in video gaming history. This is it. 02/09/00 Ranma
A true cinematic masterpiece - my favorite game of this type of movie-like storytelling 08/02/02 rxfang6
No words can describe the greatness of this game! 01/04/03 Sana chan
Possibly the greatest and most underappreciated Final Fantasy ever! 11/24/00 SCCAN85
A game to own in your collection 07/15/09 ShapeQuest
Square releases a more mature game at the expense of several factors 11/09/02 Shirow
This game doesn't deserve the hate it gets 11/22/04 Shivan Reincarnated
Don’t send me your poorly written hate mail filled with grammatical errors and unnecessary abbreviations, because I will simply ignore it. 04/08/04 shneepshnop
Is This The Most Broken Fantasy? 10/21/13 sirloinestake
The game like marmite - You either love it or hate it 08/26/04 sonicandfffan
Simply the most beautiful game in the history of gaming 10/14/13 SquallEX8
One of the better games in the series but not the best. 07/30/04 theone1batman
Convoluted storyline does NOT a good game make 04/24/03 Thunderlipz
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.. 02/25/02 Tom Clark
Try too hard to create a good game and Final Fantasy VIII will be the result 01/02/07 Tricky
This is just Square's way of mocking us! 07/13/04 White Ninja
Could have been potentially good.... but... It just didn't. 02/03/09 wilowns1
Why do some people like it while some don't? Read on to find out why??? 12/16/02 YSF
Final Fantasy VIII - Mediocre RPG 02/24/05 Yugo1337
Space, time and orphanages -- does it get any crazier? 09/10/07 ZFS
8 Years Later and It's STILL My Favorite 01/01/08 zilaroth
What has happened to the series that I used to love? 08/06/07 Zylo the wolf

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