Final Fantasy VIII

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (379 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
PlayStation 220 4.1
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 3.9
PlayStation 3 8 4.5
      Gameplay 4.7
      Graphics 4.6
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.7
      Story / Presentation 4.6
PSP 4 4.8
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 4.8
      Sound / Music 4.8
      Story / Presentation 4.5
PS Vita 3 4.7
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 4.7
      Sound / Music 4.7
      Story / Presentation 4.3
Windows 144 3.8
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 3.8

User Reviews

Junctioning GFs with teenage angst! PlayStation Cor 13 (174046)
It's a love/hate relationship. PlayStation NatsFan (131)
Not as Good as FF7 but still a good game. PlayStation Attila (494)
J-RPG's have a place in the PC platform Windows John Franco (161)
Worst RPG I've ever played when I played it the first 4 times. Best RPG I've ever played after the 5th try... PlayStation Indra is stressed (20014)
A definite game that marks a millennium. Windows MAT (102215)
Possibly the most underrated game ever PlayStation Sam Tinianow (98)
Like any true work of art...It only gets better with age. PlayStation Edward Beezy (38)
Final Fantasy meets Dawson's Creek with 112471389 hours of non-interactive videos! DUCK AND COVER!!! PlayStation Zovni (9326)
One of the best RPGs of the PlayStation. Everyone has their own opinion, but most (not all) who hate this game are just over-the-top! PlayStation Reborn_Demon (124)