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Final Fantasy VIII (PlayStation)

89
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Final Fantasy VIII Credits

Credits

Executive ProducerHironobu Sakaguchi
DirectorYoshinori Kitase
MusicNobuo Uematsu
Main ProgrammerKen Narita
Battle System DesignerHiroyuki Itou
Character Design / Battle Visual DirectorTetsuya Nomura
Art DirectorYusuke Naora
Scenario WriterKazushige Nojima
Image IlustrationYoshitaka Amano
Movie DirectorMotonori Sakakibara
Movie Character DirectorHiroshi Kuwabara
Character Modeling DirectorTomohiro Kayano
Real‑Time Polygon DirectorAkira Fujii
Battle Effect DirectorShintaro Takai
Motion DirectorTatsuya Kando
Card Game Director / Battle Camera DirectorTakayoshi Nakazato
Lead Field DesignerKazuyuki Ikumori, Kenzo Kanzaki, Yukio Natakani, Tetsuya Takahashi
Event Script ProgrammerShun Moriya
Battle ProgrammerHiroshi Harata, Kentarow Yasui
Event DirectorHiroki Chiba
Map DirectorTakeshi Endo, Masaru Oka
World Map DirectorIkuya Dobashi
Sound ProgrammerMinoru Akao
Sound EditorEiji Nakamura
General ManagerYuji Shibata
Localization Director Aiko Ito
Coordination DirectorTchie Tokoro
Localization EngineerRichard Mark Honeywood
Marketing ManagersAkira Kaneko, Yasuhiro Suzuki
Assistant ManagerTomomi Nishigaki
Localization AssistantYuichi Yamada

Square Soft, Inc.

Localization ManagementMasahiro Nakajima
Localization SpecialistsYutaka Sano, Ryosuke Taketomi, Maki Yamane, Alexander O. Smith
EditorsBrian Bell, Richard Amtower IV
Associate ProducerAkihito Kozu
QA ManagerJonathan Williams
Assistant QA ManagerMike Givens
Lead AnalystJudah Mehler
Assistant Lead AnalystBen E. Norman
AnalystsJeff J. Love, Justin Dornan, Mohammed A. C. Wright, Michael D. Christoffers, Tam Nguyen, Kelly Chun, Richard Williams, Jaime J. Bencia, Simon Son, Bennett Neale, Troy A. Boren, James P. Wong, David Carrillo, Derek C. Smith, Matthew B. Rhoades, Chris Manprin, Jonathan A. Mankin, Terry R. Stone, Sissie Chang, James Robles, Clayton S. Chan
QA TranslatorsKyoko Makino, Takahiro So, Rintaro Yoshida

Square Electronic Arts L.L.C.

Senior Customer Service ManagerRick Thompson
Assistant Customer Service ManagerFernando Bustamante
Customer Service LeadAlaine C. DeLeon
Customer Support RepresentativesPatrick H. Cervantes, James Dilonardo, Tony Kim, Caroline Liu, John Montes, Arthur Yang, Mark Abarca, Mark Acero, Alan DeGuzman
PR and Events ManagerLisa Ahern
Public Relations AssociateFrancine DeMore
Business Development ManagerElaine Di Iorio
Product CoordinatorBeth Faust
Sales CoordinatorSean Montgomery
Media PlannerKyoko Yamashita
Creative PlannerKeiko Kato
Assistant Product ManagerAndrew Shiozaki, Mitsuru George Torii
Product AssociatesAndy Hsu, Irene Sam, Junko Shibata-Burke, Brad Varey
Product Administrative AssistantMari Takashima
Marketing AssistantRika Maruya
Product ManagerKeji Mimura
Vice ChairmanYoshihiro Maruyama
PresidentJun Iwasaki
Package/Instruction Manual DesignSteven Wright, Beeline Group Inc.
Special ThanksHideo Yotsuya, Lynn Biscoe, Beeline Group Inc., The Kenwood Group, Saatchi & Saatchi, C.H.E.N. PR

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

David Carrillo, 88 other games
Yutaka Sano, 77 other games
Jonathan Williams, 72 other games
Richard Amtower IV, 63 other games
Hironobu Sakaguchi, 55 other games
Fernando Bustamante, 49 other games
Kyoko Yamashita, 48 other games
Jun Iwasaki, 46 other games
Nobuo Uematsu, 46 other games
Patrick H. Cervantes, 42 other games
Mohammed A. C. Wright, 41 other games
Alaine C. DeLeon, 38 other games
Minoru Akao, 38 other games
Yuji Shibata, 36 other games
Tetsuya Nomura, 35 other games
Yoshitaka Amano, 34 other games
Sean Montgomery, 32 other games
Jaime J. Bencia, 31 other games
Tetsuya Takahashi, 31 other games
Yoshihiro Maruyama, 30 other games
Derek C. Smith, 29 other games
Keiko Kato, 28 other games
Rika Maruya, 28 other games
Eiji Nakamura, 27 other games
Ken Narita, 27 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Final Fantasy Anthology, a group of 69 people
SaGa Frontier 2, a group of 57 people
Chocobo's Dungeon 2, a group of 54 people
Final Fantasy IX, a group of 53 people
Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring, a group of 47 people
Chocobo Racing, a group of 46 people
Final Fantasy VII, a group of 44 people
Vagrant Story, a group of 44 people
Front Mission 3, a group of 43 people
Legend of Mana, a group of 43 people
Brave Fencer Musashi, a group of 40 people
Chrono Cross, a group of 40 people
The Bouncer, a group of 36 people
Xenogears, a group of 36 people
Driving Emotion Type-S , a group of 34 people
Parasite Eve II, a group of 34 people
Final Fantasy X, a group of 33 people
Threads of Fate, a group of 32 people
Parasite Eve, a group of 30 people
Final Fantasy Chronicles, a group of 29 people
Kingdom Hearts, a group of 26 people
Bushido Blade 2, a group of 26 people
Final Fantasy X-2, a group of 22 people
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 18 people
Final Fantasy Origins, a group of 18 people

Credits for this game were contributed by J. Michael Bottorff (1808), vism (427) and Joshua J. Slone (4621)