Irvine Kineas is one of the most interesting characters in the RPG game Final Fantasy VIII
. He is a student at Galbadia Garden, one of the three mercenary academies in the game. He is one of the Garden's elite sharpshooters, always carrying his rifle. His Limit Break is Shot, which deals damage and inflicts status effects depending on the type of ammunition, although perhaps more famous for his passion for the girls and for his constant and funny moments.
Irvine is depicted as a cowboy, tall and fair-skinned with long brown hair that he wears withdrawn in a ponytail. Irvine looks like a young frivolous and indifferent, which only serves what is interesting; But underneath that mask, hides a guy with great sensitivity and an inordinate sense of protection and accountability. He also likes to flirt with the female characters, as well as being known for his shooting as his charm. He acts like a carefree, but lonely misunderstood; However, this is no more than a facade charm to women and to hide his lack of confidence. Since Irvine is presented to the group, he starts with all the girls insinuarse without any exception, but after "presented" to Selphie Tilmitt seems that he change, slowly but sure.
Irvine Kinneas at first meet in Galbadia
When Sorceress Edea becomes the Galbadian ambassador, Squall order to assassinate her. Irvine is presented as the sniper of the mission. Moments before the assassination attempt, explained Squall who always chokes under pressure. In Trabia Garden, Irvine reveals that he and most other party members had lived in the same orphanage, directed by Cid and Edea Kramer. However, others could not remember this because of its use of Guardian Forces (GF), magical beings that cause serious long-term memory loss as a side effect. Irvine, because he had not used a GF until he joined the party, he is able to recall its past. During the game, Irvine gradually approaching Selphie, in the sense that it has been since he lived with her in the orphanage.
Irvine's Limit Breaks is "Shot", this is to shoot repeatedly, in a time interval, a type of bullet previously chosen with a value greater than usual aggressive. All bullets that can be achieved with the ability "ammunition" Ifrit, Or even simpler, you can buy in the shops.
With Irvine, Nomura tried to find a balance between not overshadowing Squall
and not become too unattractive. He gave a handsome appearance to Irvine, but an occasional personality, in the hope that this would make it less attractive than Squall. Continuing with this idea, Nomura gave him glasses. However, this idea was abandoned in favor of an American cowboy, like appearance to set him apart from other goggle-using characters from the Final Fantasy series Final Fantasy VIII Music :