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Final Fantasy VIII

Average Rating: 7.23/10
Video Game Rank: 396
PSP Rank: 47
PlayStation Rank: 78
PlayStation 3 Rank: 152
Windows Rank: 279
PlayStation Vita Rank: 62
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Primary Name
Final Fantasy VIII
Alternate Names
Final Fantasy 8
Platform
Genre
RPG
Theme
Franchise
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1999-02-11
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Final Fantasy VIII
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Windows Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2013-12-05
Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Windows
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
English
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Final Fantasy VIII
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PSN PSOne Classics edition
Rel Date: 2009-09-24
Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: B (12+), ESRB: T, PEGI: 16+
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Final Fantasy VIII
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Japanese Windows edition
Rel Date: 2000-03-23
Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Windows
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: CERO: B (12+)
Japanese
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Final Fantasy VIII
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German Windows edition
Rel Date: 2000-02-18
Publisher: EIDOS Interactive
Windows
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
German
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Final Fantasy VIII
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North American Windows edition
Rel Date: 2000-01-25
Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Windows
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
English
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Final Fantasy VIII
Nick: 
UK Windows edition
Rel Date: 2000-00-00
Publisher: EIDOS Interactive
Windows
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Final Fantasy VIII
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European PlayStation Edition
Rel Date: 1999-10-27
Publisher: Squaresoft
PlayStation
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ELSPA: 11+
English
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Final Fantasy VIII
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IT PlayStation edition
Rel Date: 1999-10-27
Publisher: Squaresoft
PlayStation
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: ELSPA: 11+
Italian
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Final Fantasy VIII
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UK PlayStation edition
Rel Date: 1999-10-27
Publisher: Squaresoft
PlayStation
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ELSPA: 11+
English
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Final Fantasy VIII
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North American PlayStation edition
Rel Date: 1999-09-07
Publisher: Squaresoft
PlayStation
Developer: Squaresoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: T
English
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User Summary:

Final Fantasy VIII places the player in control of Squall, a fledgling new member of an elite military team. Through a series of shocking events (and mysterious dreams), Squall is thrust into a conflict beyond imagination. Along the way, you will be joined by 5 others who share your mission as the stakes become increasingly high.
In this game, you are given a large amount of freedom on how you want to customize your characters by using the new "draw" system. In this system, you "draw" magic power either from monsters or from "draw points" scattered around the world and then bind the magic to yourself which increases your skills in different ways. Also, the summon creatures that you capture along the way are highly customizable and you will using their experience points to augment their abilities as you see fit.

Final Fantasy VIII was released for the PS in 1999 and for the PC later that year.

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Video Game Rank: 396
PSP Rank: 47
PlayStation Rank: 78
PlayStation 3 Rank: 152
Windows Rank: 279
PlayStation Vita Rank: 62
Num Ratings: 397
Average Rating: 7.23
Standard Deviation: 1.94
Num Views: 3129
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.4
Fans: 13
Personal Comments: 78
Users Owning: 620
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 7 [find trade matches]
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