Final Fantasy VIII
4 weeks ago.
Inside Final Fantasy VIII Remastered – A developer interview
Square Enix has released a new video offering a deep dive look into the development of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered. The twenty-minute video features a slew of key developers, including Yoshinori Kitase (Final Fantasy VIII Director), Shinji Hashimoto (Final Fantasy VIII producer) and Yusuke Naora (Final Fantasy VIII Art Director), discussing the title's legacy as well as sharing their experiences developing it. View the video down below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GXL_xcSnn0 Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is now available
Marking the game’s 20th anniversary year, Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is now available for fans to purchase and download on current generation platforms, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One devices, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam). The retail price is set at $19.99 USD and the launch trailer can be viewed below. Final Fantasy VIII Remastered includes newly rendered visuals alongside a small bundle of additional updates to the original game. These updates include the following: Battle Assist: The ability to always have…
2 months ago.
Here's 8 minutes of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered gameplay
Following the announcement for the title's release date, the folks over at 4Gamer have shared over 8 minutes worth of gameplay footage of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered for public viewing. The video below offers a look at several instances of in-game character interactions and combat, as well as a look at the game's famous "Waltz for the Moon" CG cutscene. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_XUmO3IWJE Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is set to release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered arrives on September 3
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered arrives on PlayStation 4 on September 3rd, 2019. In a new post on the PlayStation Blog, the Square Enix marketing team share a new look at the features to be included. The game is also set to release on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VovHI0JKxlg -- Enhanced visuals: Several characters, enemies, GF, and objects have been refined to look better than ever before. -- Battle Assist: Activate this booster to max out HP and ATB bars…
4 months ago.
Yoshinori Kitase talks Final Fantasy VIII Remastered in Famitsu interview
In this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine, the original director of Final Fantasy VIII, Yoshinori Kitase, had few interesting tidbits to share regarding the recently announced remaster of Final Fantasy VIII, which is scheduled to be released this year on all modern consoles, including PC. Translations provided by bk2128 on Twitter and Siliconera: Hiroshi Harada (The original battle programmer), Tomohiro Kayano (character model designer) and Tetsuya Nomura are all involved in the Remastered project. "The character refinement quality is the result…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered coming to current-gen consoles in 2019
During the Square Enix Livestream presentation at E3, Square Enix announced that the long awaited and requested remaster of Final Fantasy VIII will, at last, be making its way to current-gen consoles in 2019; joining the previously released Final Fantasy Remastered titles on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC(Steam) and Xbox One family of consoles. From Square Enix: "In Final Fantasy VIII, the military nation of Galbadia has declared war on the Dukedom of Dollet, who must hire the mercenary force, SeeD.…
1 year ago.
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT adds Final Fantasy VIII's Rinoa and Type-0 stage today
Version 1.15 of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is live today, and with it comes the arrival of the third season pass character: Rinoa Heartilly. Hailing from Final Fantasy VIII, Rinoa uses a combination of boomerang attacks and her faithful friend Angelo in battle. She can also use powerful magic and her Angel Wing limit break ability. The Akademia Fountain Courtyard from Final Fantasy Type-0 is a brand-new stage that sets a wartime backdrop in the Dominion of Rubrum. Over time, the…
3 years ago.
Materia Collective celebrates 17th anniversary of Final Fantasy VIII with new remix album
Materia Collective - the creative minds behind last year's Final Fantasy VII Remixed album who formed following the announcement of Final Fantasy VII Remake at E3 2015 - have returned in time to celebrate the 17th anniversary of Final Fantasy VIII with a new release spanning six discs and hours of music. The album, titled SUCCESSOR: Final Fantasy VIII Remixed, includes over 150 composers, arrangers, YouTube personalities, and others who have prepared their own interpretations of Final Fantasy VIII's score originally…
5 years ago.
Final Fantasy VIII heads to PC in Japan next week
The original Final Fantasy VIII port for PC will be making its way to Japan next week, Square Enix has announced today. Despite the game being available through digital services in the West for some time now, its domestic release remained undecided until now. The game will launch on May 8th through Square Enix's online store at the cost of ¥1,429 plus tax. Similar to the PC version of Final Fantasy VII, FFVIII on PC includes several booster modes…
5 years ago.
Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release now available through Steam
Final Fantasy VIII joins Final Fantasy VII as the next title available for PC digital download today on Steam and other electronic services. At a price of $11.99, the game has been optimized for modern high-definition PCs and fully integrated with the Steam platform, this version includes a range of new features such as a Magic Booster that enables players to power up their spells, Steam cloud support, and 45 integrated achievements to encourage players to explore various facets of…
6 years ago.
An update on the various Final Fantasy series titles in development
Square Enix has provided a brief glimpse at the progress on several of their in-development Final Fantasy titles in this week's Famitsu. While nothing new has come out of the magazine in terms of tangible information, we now know that Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD Remaster are nearing 80% and 65% completion respectively. Lightning Returns has also made a bit of progress and now sits at 70% complete with its release date still currently scheduled for Fall 2013. Elsewhere, the…
6 years ago.
Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release confirmed for Japan
Final Fantasy VIII's PC port is making a come back, according to this week's Famitsu. The magazine has the latest details on the game - originally ported to the PC back in 1999 - after months of Steam achievement leaks and other registry hints. Similar to last year's Final Fantasy VII PC "revamp," - which is finally being released in Japan on May 16th - FFVIII will include the same sort of game booster. That is, effectively allowing you to…
6 years ago.
Final Fantasy VIII achievements show up in Steam database
Nearly two years ago, Final Fantasy VIII (along with Final Fantasy VII) showed up in Steam's registry database. The original find, reported on by RPG Site, contained dummy files for both titles - with FFVIII appearing to be a modified version of the original PC release. Since their discovery, the files were promptly removed and their existence fell into obscurity. Last year, however, Square Enix decided to resurrect the PC version of FFVII, although they chose to release the years old…