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"Final Fantasy XIV" Demolition Rule Temporarily Suspended

If dealing with coronavirus has meant you've had to skip out on paying for your Final Fantasy XIV subscription as of late, you have one less thing to worry about: having the home you so painstakingly built up demolished. Square Enix has confirmed that it is temporarily suspending any demolition of said homes of player […]

"Final Fantasy XIV Online" Reveals 5.2 Patch Details

Square Enix Launches New Video Series About "Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers"

This week, Square Enix has launched a new mini-documentary video series that will discuss the creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. The series will span six episodes and will go from now until mid-spring 2020. Each one telling a different aspect of the story behind the game's creation, complete with interviews of those who made […]

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Square Enix Scales Back On Japan Crew For PAX East 2020

Square Enix announced today that, while they're not pulling out of PAX East 2020, they are scaling back what they're doing. The company sent out a notice today letting fans know that while they are not going to be leaving the convention like other companies, they are scaling back their plans. Due in part to […]

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Square Enix Reveals Their PAX East 2020 Lineup

Square Enix has revealed what they'll be bringing to the dance this week at PAX East, and what they have in store is kind of surprising. First, what caught us off guard is that there isn't a lot here. Which is surprising for SE. However, what they are bringing is pretty big. As always, Final […]

"Final Fantasy XIV" Will Get A New 5.2 Patch On February 18th

"Final Fantasy XIV" Will Get A New 5.2 Patch On February 18th

Square Enix has released a lot more details about what's going into the 5.2 patch for Final Fantasy XIV, as it will drop into the game on February 18th. As you can see from the list below, there's a ton of content coming, much of it having to do with the new story "Echoes of […]

The "Final Fantasy XIV" Valentine’s Day Event Has Gone Live

The "Final Fantasy XIV" Valentine's Day Event Has Gone Live

Along with the 5.2 patch Square Enix released into Final Fantasy XIV, we now have a Valentine's Day event in the game which you can play right now. Players must be Level 15 and complete the quest "It's Probably Pirates" before they can participate in "Of Ardor And Argument". In this event, Lisette has returned […]

"Final Fantasy XIV Online" Receives A New 5.15 Patch

Those looking to dive into more Shadowbringers content will have a chance today as Square Enix dropped the 5.15 patch into Final Fantasy XIV Online. This new update introduces a number of new challenges for Warriors of Light. This includes adding a new PvP mode, and the first major update for the Blue Mage. We […]

The Game Awards Announce Their 2019 Nominees

This morning, The Game Awards officially released its list of nominees for the 2019 awards ceremony, with a number of obvious names leading the pack. The current list of games leading the pack in nominations are Control, Death Stranding, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Resident Evil 2, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and The Outer Worlds. Other […]

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" Receives Patch 5.11 Today

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" Receives Patch 5.11 Today

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers just got a brand new patch this week with 5.11, bringing with it new content and a fresh new raid. Square Enix loaded up the full list of patch notes here, but the gist of it is that you're getting a new Ultimate Difficulty Raid as well as Crafter and Gatherer […]

All Saints' Wake Makes A Return to "Final Fantasy XIV"

All Saints' Wake Makes A Return to "Final Fantasy XIV"

Square Enix is bringing back All Saints' Wake to Final Fantasy XIV this month, with a whole new set of things to do and collect. You can find the Continental Circus roaming the woods of Gridania between October 17th and November 1st, as you can give their brand-new attraction a shot. But there may be […]

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" Reveals 5.1 Patch Details

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" Reveals 5.1 Patch Details

Square Enix released details this week about the new 5.1 patch coming to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, including NieR content being added. You can check out some of the additions on the way as well as the art below, and if you're new to the game, the company is offering a free trial. Vows of […]

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Square Enix Reveals Their Full PAX West 2019 Plans

Fresh off of Gamescom 2019, Square Enix have revealed what they'll be bringing to Seattle for PAX West 2019 this weekend. This year they're planning to bring Midgar to life in Booth #2335 with several familiar sights from Sector 1. That will include a re-creation of the train station and "a stunning Mako reactor that looms […]

[REVIEW] Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Plays it too Safe

Final Fantasy XIV's brand new expansion, Shadowbringers, does a whole hell of a lot for the game to move its central story forward, which is a double-edged sword. The game's central conflict is between the Warrior of Light, Scions of the Seventh Dawn and their immortal adversaries The Ascians. The expansion brings that conflict back to […]

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" is Equivalent to a "Whole New RPG"

Final Fantasy XIV fans shouldn't be disappointed in the Square Enix E3 showcase, as it gave us a hilarious new trailer about the Shadowbringers expansion. Even if the info given at the show was just a wrap-up of everything we know so far, the trailer itself is a nice treat. And Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida […]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Job Changes are a Bit Risky

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Job Changes are a Bit Risky

In last week's "Letter from the Producer," we got a preview of some of the battle system changes coming to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. Some of those changes are great. The mechanist rework is brilliant, the charge actions work wonderfully, bards' skills are more streamlined, and most jobs feel exactly like they do right now, just […]

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RealTalk: Are We Really Ready to Be Done With Live Service Games

With every season of Fortnite, with every patch to Anthem, and with every new game announcement, Live Service Games are constantly in the public eye. However, they're also common targets for malcontents in the gaming industry. Whether it's fans frustrated with Apex Legends' battle pass or journalists sick of dealing with "free-to-play" games, we're always […]

Many Changes are Coming to FFXIV's Battle System with Shadowbringers

Many Changes are Coming to FFXIV's Battle System with Shadowbringers

In the latest "Letter from the Producer Live" for FFXIV, Executive Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida detailed many of the changes coming to the game when the Shadowbringers expansion releases in July. The stream kicked off with the announcement that FFXIV's online community has now surpassed the 16 million registered user mark, which is up from last year's 14 […]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is Not About Darkness or Light, But Balance

Final Fantasy XIV's Producer and Director, Naoki Yoshida, sat down with Forbes for an interview about the MMORPG's upcoming expansion, Shadowbringers. 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 […]

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 […]

Yasumi Matsuno on a New Final Fantasy Tactics: "I Probably Need to Make One Before I Die"

In a recent interview with Dengeki Online, Final Fantasy Tactics' Yatsumi Matsuno and Final Fantasy XIV's Naoki Yoshida talked up the development of FFXIV's "Return to Ivalice" raids, Tactics, and Ogre Battle. However, the bit fans will find most interesting is the snippet of the interview where Matsuno discussed the possibility of making a new Tactics or Ogre Battle game. The short answer is that […]