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Final Fantasy VIII

Eighth installment of the popular series of Japanese RPG games. This time the protagonist is Squall Leonhart - a cadet of the military academy, involved in warfare with the neighbouring state of Galbadia.

RPG | TPP | fantasy | science fiction | jRPG | PSOne Classics | urban fantasy

Final Fantasy VIII cover

developer: Square Soft

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:









An unprovoked attack� An assault deep into enemy territory� A declaration of war�

Thrust into this madness is a man named Squall Leonhart. His relentless drive to become the best leads him to join an elite mercenary squad known as SeeD. To graduate from SeeD, he is chosen to settle growing hostilities between the neighbouring countries of Galbadia and Dollet. For Squall, the chaos of the world around him is nothing compared to his emotional turmoil; an encounter with the beautiful and free-spirited Rinoa Heartilly has turned his well-ordered universe upside down. Experience the adventure of a lifetime. Become absorbed in a magical world of mystery romance and intrigue.


The latest instalment of the most popular video game series of all time.

An epic tale of love, hate, fear and revenge set to a full orchestral soundtrack.

8 playable characters each with individual personalities and special abilities.

Explore massive, beautifully detailed locations.

New menu system allows players to customise the abilities of each character.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium II 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, graphic card

Sony PlayStation 3

Sony PlayStation 3

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita

Uses: PlayStation Network

Why auto-scaling ruins video games?
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article 22 February 2018 15:30

Why should we spend a dozen hours carefully developing characters and exploring the nuances of an RPG’s combat system, if a basement rat poses the exact same challenge at the beginning of the game and at the end?

Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered Announced; Launch in 2019
Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered Announced; Launch in 2019

news 11 June 2019 08:58

At its conference, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered. The visually refreshed eighth installment of the series will hit the PC and the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles later this year.

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