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Learn about storytelling and art design from the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers leads

At this point most Final Fantasy XIV fans are familiar with the name Natsuko Ishikawa, the main scenario writer for Shadowbringers. She's the one...
A bunny must jump.

Final Fantasy XIV’s final anniversary story casts a gaze toward its antagonist

Well, last week Final Fantasy XIV's anniversary fiction was just full to the brim of spoilers for those who have not yet finished...
Dragon Age: Colonialism is Bad

MMO Burnout: Greedfall is a pretty interesting swing for the fences, even when it misses

It's been said by me many times before now, but here it is again: I really appreciate a game that swings for the fences....
Cid this one out.

Final Fantasy XIV’s third piece of fiction for the anniversary is one gigantic spoiler

So, hey, maybe you haven't yet finished the main scenario for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. That's fine, we're not judging what you do...
Remember, Estinien is dumb.

Final Fantasy XIV’s second anniversary story follows the path of Estinien’s travels

The anniversary fiction for Final Fantasy XIV is as much of a tradition as the actual in-game event for the rising, and this year...
A journey already taken.

WoW (Classic) Factor: The journal of Nieve Vinther – first entry

My name is Nieve Vinther. I am 28 years old and was born in the wake of the Second War of the Dark Portal....
Arise.

The Rising returns to Final Fantasy XIV on August 26

Another year has passed, and that means it's time to celebrate the anniversary of Final Fantasy XIV once again with the annual...
Rise of the TREE more like.

Pantheon’s July newsletter covers big trees, movement, and spell FX

You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the work that goes into making big trees in your favorite MMO. It's enough...
All we want to do is eat your brains.

Neverwinter details the struggles of the Illithid and their former thralls

For those of you not familiar with the deep lore behind Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter is here to fill you in with everything...
Whee or something.

The cinematic from the latest bit of World of Warcraft’s War Campaign has some definite hints about the future

We understand that some people would prefer not to be spoiled about the newest developments in World of Warcraft, especially as the latest...
Ow, right in the face...

Final Fantasy XIV will not release Viera and Hrothgar naming rules ahead of Shadowbringers launch

If you want your Final Fantasy XIV bunny to have a lore-appropriate name, you are going to have to guess. A post on...
Ah, good, backstory.

World of Warcraft offers up a new comic on the subject of Mechagon

Mechagon is a heretofore unexplored part of Gnomish lore in World of Warcraft, having not been mentioned before its inclusion in the game...
The other side.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining the shocker last line from Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers’ trailer

Oh dang. I had expected to learn some new things about Shadowbringers this week, maybe the lyrics to the theme song (what I hear doesn't appear...
Forget it, back to the last place.

E3 2019: The Division 2 heads back to New York for third DLC, plus Uplay and movie updates

It seems a little odd that The Division 2 sends us down to Washington, DC when our actual main antagonist heads right back...
Cool.

There are story hints on display in the latest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne trailer

Players eagerly anticipating new things to hunt and new places to hunt them will no doubt be glued to the monitor for the latest 
Build a little dark-house in your soul.

‘Throne war’ MMO Crowfall explains the art of its visual storytelling

Most of the active storytelling you're going to get in Crowfall is going to be done and explained by the premise of the game...
uh

Blizzard says negative fan feedback won’t divert the course of its storytelling in World of Warcraft

Sometimes a statement can be both the right and wrong thing to say at the same time, and if you're thinking that sounds like...
But seriously, what's Damien's deal this week?

Saturday Night Live takes a jab at The Division 2’s love of talking at you

Sometimes you just can't get an NPC to shut up in a video game. Sometimes you can't get multiple NPCs to shut up. And...
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Thoughts on the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.x story

So now we've gotten the ending. And... gosh, sometimes these patches really do not merit splitting up, which is kind of the case for Final...
Our house in the middle of our street.

Crowfall details the random encounters players will have with War Tribes

The point of the various time-limited worlds in Crowfall is, in part, that players are fighting for victory in the remnants of dying worlds....

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