Final Fantasy VIII © 1999 Square Co., Ltd.
The next chapter in Final Fantasy takes the series to the next level. Final Fantasy VIII combines an epic storyline with dynamic role-playing elements, breathtaking music, and well-defined characters. The world of Final Fantasy VIII comes to life in a dazzling display of digital artistry that spans four CDs. With the addition of an hour worth of CG animation, a new Junction system, and compatibility with the Dual Shock Analog Controller, Final Fantasy VIII is a breathtaking addition to the series.
CD 1 ID: SLPS-01880
CD 2 ID: SLPS-01881
CD 3 ID: SLPS-01882
CD 4 ID: SLPS-01883
Released on February 11, 1999 in Japan.
[US] "Final Fantasy VIII [Model SLUS-00892/00908~10]"
[EU] "Final Fantasy VIII [Model SLES-02080/12080/22080/32080]"
[HK] "Final Fantasy VIII [Model SCPS-45375~8]"
Executive Producer: Hironobu Sakaguchi
Director: Yoshinori Kitase
Music: Nobuo Uematsu
Main Programmer: Ken Narita
Battle System Designer: Hiroyuki Itou
Character Design / Battle Visual Director: Tetsuya Nomura
Art Director: Yusuke Naora
Scenario Writer: Kazushige Nojima
Image Ilustration: Yoshitaka Amano
Movie Director: Motonori Sakakibara
Movie Character Director: Hiroshi Kuwabara
Character Modeling Director: Tomohiro Kayano
Real-Time Polygon Director: Akira Fujii
Battle Effect Director: Shintaro Takai
Motion Director: Tatsuya Kando
Card Game Director / Battle Camera Director: Takayoshi Nakazato
Lead Field Designer: Kazuyuki Ikumori, Kenzo Kanzaki, Yukio Natakani, Tetsuya Takahashi
Event Script Programmer: Shun Moriya
Battle Programmer: Hiroshi Harata, Kentarow Yasui
Event Director: Hiroki Chiba
Map Director: Takeshi Endo, Masaru Oka
World Map Director: Ikuya Dobashi
Sound Programmer: Minoru Akao
Sound Editor: Eiji Nakamura
General Manager: Yuji Shibata
Localization Director : Aiko Ito
Coordination Director: Tchie Tokoro
Localization Engineer: Richard Mark Honeywood
Marketing Managers: Akira Kaneko, Yasuhiro Suzuki
Assistant Manager: Tomomi Nishigaki
Localization Assistant: Yuichi Yamada