Takuchat: "Another day, another Final Fantasy review. This time I’m reviewing the controversial Final Fantasy 8!"
i love ff8 and all, but whats up with all the ff8 stuff on n4g recently? new version just released or something?
I have been playing through the entire series and reviewing them! ...should have done it in order..
Why was FF8 controversial?
from what i remember a lot of things were controversial. i remember it being the only ff that has cursing and the ending also had a lot of weird theories going on.
FF7 had worse cursing. FF8 is probably the weirdest of the franchise, but I still love it to this day.
Magic system that worked like items, enemies that level up when you do (and their stats get even higher than yours), bad plot twist, long and unskippable summon scenes, jerk protagonist, among other things.
Squall dies halfway through the game.
It's only "controversial" in the sense that many fans consider it a "love it or hate it" title in the series. And since FFVII was the first FF game that many Western gamers played, a lot of fans were confused or disappointed to discover that FFVIII wasn't more like its predecessor. But that's about it. It's not really "controversial". But it does seem to get a lot more hate on forums than most games in the main series.
Still my favorite Final Fantasy out of the ones to hit the PS1.
I started playing it again to see if some years away from it make me enjoy it more. Let's see for how long I can endure it.
The best Final Fantasy games are 6,7 and 8. Nuff said.
6-10. All of them are great.
just npticed when writing this comment that my favourite final fantasies are basically all even numbers except for 2 since i havent played that yet. 1. viii 2. xii 3.xiv 4 iv 5 vi 6. x guess thats my top ff in order.
Better late than never. I'm still waiting for that Pong review.
Have you never heard of a retro review? It's the 15th anniversary off FF8's release. That's why.
Ummm....i think youre a bit late on this one.
Reading some these comments here. I can see that many people did not understand FFVIII design or the game itself.
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