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Final Fantasy 8 is 15 today. Did you know it's obsessed with the number 8?

Final Fantasy VIII references its own numerical denomination a fair few times throughout its four-disc story. Here are our eight favourite examples. (SPOILERS AHEAD).

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Pozzle1288d ago

Wow, time sure flies. I remember how excited I was when this game was first released.

All of a sudden I feel old. :(

pompombrum1288d ago

Feels like yesterday that I was being blown away with the demo which showcased the SeeD exam. Definitely makes me feel old to think that was like 15 years ago.

SirBradders1288d ago

To think I was 8 years old and even remember begging my mum to get it for me on release. I got it by the way :-D

Tzuno1287d ago (Edited 1287d ago )

be happy that you started gaming from the beginning of it and witnessed the evolution of it.

gamesTM_dom1288d ago

It's amazing how well the pre-rendered backgrounds hold up, 15 years later. Even the character models don't look THAT bad on a Vita.

PrivateRyan1288d ago

Still my favourite FF soundtrack. Balamb Garden, Fisherman's Horizon... ahhhh memories

gamesTM_dom1288d ago

Liberali Fatali in the opening battle with Seifer... incredible.

Also I think Triple Triad is my favourite FF minigame

Software_Lover1288d ago (Edited 1288d ago )

............... I feel so old.

edit: Is anyone wanting a new Jet Moto made by the motorstorm devs?

FamilyGuy1288d ago (Edited 1288d ago )

So strange, this is the first FF I ever beat from start till finish and I barely remember anything about it beyond the card game, the dance scene, battling and the ending. FF9 was much more memorable for some reason. :/

LightofDarkness1288d ago

The game was kind of disappointing following VI and VII, to be honest. IX was a return to form, I would say the best of the PSX games, but after IX it's been all downhill. You could argue it's been pretty much downhill since VIII, as while IX was good, it was really just a return to form rather than any kind of forward step for the series. It was sadly the last great or classic FF game as well. I know a lot of people like X, but that game turned me off in a lot of ways. It has a lot of similarities to XIII (barring the far superior battle system in X), which people tend to ignore when they praise FFX and lament the series following XIII. I thought XII was a great direction for the series gameplay wise, and the more mature plot was refreshing, but people cried about it and wanted something more like X. Well, you got it.

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