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[REVIEW] Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Plays it too Safe
So, in a sense, FFXIV has returned to it's roots with this one. While the stakes are always high any time the Ascians are involved, the fate of two worlds are at stake in this expansion So there's certainly a lot of narrative drama. Additionally, the game adds two new playable races, two new combat jobs, and a[...]
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Job Changes are a Bit Risky
Even with some of the level acquisition adjustment, those skills don't come in when they're needed. It's also really, really boring and takes away a lot of the skill involved in tanking in FFXIV The beauty of Final Fantasy XIV's tank jobs were that they all worked differently, and you had to adapt your playstyle to the job,[...]
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is Not About Darkness or Light, But Balance
Like many JRPGs, and the rest of the Final Fantasy series in particular, FFXIV deals with the duality of light and darkness throughout it's campaign The player character is called the Warrior of Light, after all And so far, the player has always been working on the side of light. Things change in Shadowbringers when players are taken[...]
Final Fantasy XIV's Hrothgar and Viera Will Be The Last New Playable Races
In the latest "Letter from the Producer" stream for Final Fantasy XIV, Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida revealed that, due to the difficulties of developing new races for the MMO, the gender-locked Hrothgar and Viera races will be the final races added to FFXIV. While it may not seem like it, adding a new race to the game[...]
Final Fantasy XIV and FF Tactics: Just Who is Elidibus?
In fact, FFXIV and FFXII just might be concurrent stories Which brings up the question, could Elidibus from Final Fantasy Tactics be the same Elidibus as FFXIV's Ascian Emissary? To figure that out, let's take a look at what we know of Elidibus in Tactics, first. Elidibus, also known as Elidibs, is a legendary wizard said to be a[...]
The Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV Crossover Event is Now Live
credit// Square Enix The long awaited second-half of the Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV collaboration has arrived in FFXIV today The first half of the collaboration saw Final Fantasy XIV's Empress of Birds appear in Final Fantasy XV as a special boss encounter. FFXIV players can join the event by undertaking the quest "The Man in Black" as long[...]
Talks to Bring Final Fantasy XIV to Switch are Reportedly Ongoing
Which would be kind of great, considering Yoshida plans to continue supporting FFXIV for the forseeable future. According to a recent interview with GameSpot, Final Fantasy XIV Director Naoki Yoshida has confirmed that Square Enix is in talks with various platform holders to bring the MMORPG to new platforms. From GameSpot: "Talks with platform-holders has been going on[...]
Final Fantasy XIV's Real-Life Wedding Service Comes with Replica Weapons
This includes a tux and gown designed to mirror the in-game wedding costumes, FFXIV background music, a themed cake and reception menu, as well as background images and video of in-game assets to really make the ceremony look as authentic as possible. They even dropped in a screen to feature the officiant moogle, so you can still get[...]
Final Fantasy XIV is Getting a Float in Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
Which is a win for Gaymers everywhere, really. The collaboration will see members of Australia's 2,600-strong Sydney Gaymer community join forces with Australian FFXIV players The group will join up with a float created under the title of "Realms United". Square Enix and Sydney Gamers reps offered the following commentary alongside the announcement: "Sydney Gaymers is thrilled to[...]
Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.55 is Live with the Final Stage of Eureka
Pre-orders for the expansion are now open and will give players access to the new content a few days early on June 28, 2019. You can check out the FFXIV and FFXV collaboration trailer below. https://youtu.be/_o-CtZGjJGcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: FINAL FANTASY XIV x FINAL FANTASY XV Collaboration Trailer (https://youtu.be/_o-CtZGjJGc) [...]
FFXIV Director Says Final Fantasy XVI Should Be "Straightforward Fantasy"
credit//SquareEnix During a fan Q&A segment at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Paris earlier this month, FFXIV Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida was asked about the next game in the mainline series While Final Fantasy XVI is hardly official yet, that hasn't stopped the fan hype train from spinning theories on what the game could be[...]
Why Final Fantasy XIV Is the Only Game You Will Ever Need
We're getting a third expansion in June of 2019 that allows us all to go darkside for the first time in a mainline Final Fantasy game. And while there's still more room to grow, Game Director Naoki Yoshida (also known as Yoshi-P) has already discussed his plans to continue supporting FFXIV with new content ad infinitum. So, go ahead BC[...]
Blue Mage will Hit Final Fantasy XIV Ahead of the Shadowbringers Expansion
One of the most requested jobs for future Final Fantasy XIV expansions has been Blue Mage, because FFXIV players just cannot get over their obsession with FFXI job classes And to be fair to them, Blue Mage is a pretty sweet job Unlike other mage classes, Blue Mages were defined by the sheer ridiculous number of spells they[...]
Final Fantasy XIV Gets Spooky with the All Saint's Wake Event
Fans who are unable to attend the sold out event can tune into the festival live stream available for free on the FFXIV Twitch. Starting today, Final Fantasy XIV players can get their spooky on with the annual All Saint's Wake event which will run from today until Thursday, November 1st at 8:00am PDT[...]
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 Releases New Dungeons, Trials, and Raids
As is typical of a major numbered patch in FFXIV, patch 4.4 gives players new main scenario quests, two new dungeons, a new trial and extreme trial, as well as a new set of 8-person raids Oh, and some more Hildibrand sidequests, crafting recipes, a new treasure hunting instance, as well as some quality of life[...]
Final Fantasy XIV
Just add a vocalloid and it all makes perfect sense, even though the light sticks are somewhat anachronistic for FFXIV. Eiter that, or you can stand outside your FC house to wave in your company airship like a proper air traffic controller. In case you missed the reference, the Little Ladies' Day event is inspired by the[...]
FFXIV: Dear Square Enix, Please Nerf Warriors
The FFXIV devs made 15 changes to the marauder/ warrior class, which was more than any other by a significant margin After re-tooling their gear post-patch, properly-kitted warriors were able to crit for 25-30k damage As a tank My direct and critical hit rates are outrageous, my skills will still heal me when they land provided[...]
Sqaure Enix is Adding Even More Changes to Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2
Patch 4.2 still isn't here, but we've gotten so many updates to what exactly will be coming with the patch that it's bordering on ridiculous. We're getting changes to the glamour system, new dungeons, msq quests, new raids, new mounts, free company submarines, new minions, new emotes, new hairstyles, and new gear.
Final Fantasy XIV's New Year's Event Comes With Doge Hats
And if you summon the minion, while wearing the Shiba Kabuto, next to the decor piece, you will be the most doge FFXIV player in existence Yes, that exact scenario is one of my current in-game goals. You can pick up the event from the Aftcastle at Limsa Lominsa x11.5, y 13.8 You know, the giant event[...]
FFXIV's New Screenshots Show Off Updates To Each Job And A 360 View Of Ala Mhigo
Square Enix has been having a lot of fun showing off a ton of screenshots and video for FFXIV's June Stormblood update, and this latest batch are no exception The new batch of screenshots include glimpses at the new abilities for each of the game's jobs It looks like Mechanist gets a flamethrower, White Mages get the ability[...]