Info: Final Fantasy VIII (ファイナルファンタジーVIII) is a role-playing video game released for the PlayStation in 1999 and for Windows-based personal computers in 2000. It was developed and published by Square Enix as the Final Fantasy series' eighth title, removing magic point-based spell-casting and the first title to consistently use realistically proportioned characters.
The music was scored by Nobuo Uematsu and in a series first, the theme music includes a vocal piece, "Eyes on Me", performed by Faye Wong.
New game-play features such as the "Junction system" and a collectible card-based minigame called "Triple Triad" were also introduced.
Story: The game's story focuses on a group of young mercenaries who are drawn into an international conflict, and seek to protect the world from a sorceress manipulating the war for her own purposes. The main protagonist is Squall Leonhart
, a 17-year-old reclusive loner and student at the military academy Balamb Garden
, who is training to become a "SeeD", a mercenary paid by the academy.