Since Final Fantasy XIV’s Stormblood expansion launched in early access on Friday morning, I’ve leveled a Red Mage from 50 to 60 and taken my first steps into the city state of Ala Mhigo. Imagine what I could have accomplished had the servers been anywhere near stable!
Final Fantasy XIV update 3.1 is live, bringing more story, dungeons, missions, hairstyles and a minion-powered strategy mini-game to the second (and gaining) most successful subscription-based MMORPG. Check out the full update notes here. See you in Eorzea!
Final Fantasy XIV’s two year anniversary celebration is a one-way ticket to the place where dreams become reality—sort of.
Last night I fell asleep in my computer chair.
I’d love to be able to report this week that I’ve reached the new level cap and experienced some of the high-end content Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion has to offer, but first I need to figure out which version of my character I want to be.
I’m trying to write my initial Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward expansion MMO log in such a way as to minimize my time away from Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. This is a good sign.
The supreme court wasn’t just copying Fire Emblem when it ruled in favor of same-sex marriage today. Gay unions have been around for quite some time in video games. Let’s look back at marriage equality’s rich history in the virtual world.
Lacking anything better to do until the expansion pack arrives in June, the Final Fantasy XIV dev team transformed one of the game’s biggest boss battles into a fighting game I’d play in a heartbeat.
I used to hate the idea of a massively-multiplayer Final Fantasy game. Then I finished the main story for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and it’s become one of my favorite entries in the series.
A new level cap brings hot new outfits, and while you won't all be as sexy as the fisherman in Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, you'll at least look a damn sight better than you do now. Check out the level 60 costumes for fighters, craftsman and gatherers.
Missing the original spring 2015 release window by a few weeks, the Heavensward expansion for Final Fantasy XIV arrives on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and now Mac on June 23.
The Manderville Gold Saucer is now live in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and it's every bit as joyful as I imagined. Join me as I participate in mini-game gambling, Chocobo races, the Triple Triad card game and some impromptu beatboxing.
Between Tokyo's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival and the Jump Festa 2015 in Chiba, Japan, fans of the latest two numbered FF games were up to their eyeballs in new info this weekend, from a new playable race in FFXIV to the first female Cid in FFXV. Here's a quick refresher to bring you up to speed.
Well, this is fabulous. Now that gay relationships are officially sanctioned in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, players have gathered together to put on their own pride parade inside the virtual world of Eorzea.
The conclusion to Naoki Yoshida's MMO story is like something out of a fairy tale.
Here's a trailer to remind you that Final Fantasy XIV officially makes the jump to PS4 today. Note that if you've already got the PS3 version of FFXIV: A Realm Reborn, you can get a free upgrade to the PS4 version. Here's how.
Phase 2 of Final Fantasy XIV's PlayStation 4 beta test begins today. If you're new to the game, you can download the client through the PlayStation Store for free. The test runs until Monday, April 7, 1AM Pacific, and characters made during this phase will be playable after the game's April 14 launch.
This week in his semi-weekly column in Weekly Famitsu, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn producer and director Naoki Yoshida recounted his earliest experiences with massively multiplayer online gaming.
Well, that explains everything.
Final Fantasy XIV's 2.2 update is upon us. The changes are outlined in this eight-minute video, but the gist is this: new dungeons, new quests, a raid that's supposed to be hard (the hardest the game has ever seen), and a way to swap armor stats that looks similar to Guild Wars 2's transmutation system. Fun!