final fantasy xiv

Official Site: Final Fantasy XIV
Studio: Square Enix
Launch Date: September 30, 2010; relaunched August 27, 2013
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Subscription (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS3, PS4

The other side.

Wisdom of Nym: Our Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers early access survival guide

It's the final countdown, people. Final Fantasy XIV will throw wide the gates early in the morning on Friday, and we'll all be...

One Shots: The gloaming hour

Are you a morning person or do you come alive in the evening? Depending on the day/night cycle of an MMORPG, you may in...
Busy town.

Final Fantasy XIV offers up a new album ahead of its Shadowbringers maintenance

Early access for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers begins on June 28th at 5:00 a.m. EDT, but anyone who's done the early access dance...

Final Fantasy XIV is removing the FATE entries from its challenge log in Shadowbringers

Here's a bit of a surprise for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV expansion: Two of the game's Challenge Log entries are being...

Final Fantasy XIV brings a culinary adventure to UK fans with Shoryu cross-promotion

If you're a fan of Final Fantasy XIV in the UK, odds are that you can't just fly out to Japan to visit...

Tom Holland is training to be the Warrior of Darkness in a new Final Fantasy XIV commercial

Well, here's some fun for everyone ahead of the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers; it's a new commercial starring Tom Holland in...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s E3 hangover

Honestly, I wondered how the heck Final Fantasy XIV could top the revelation about Hydaelyn and Zodiark at the start of this year's...

One Shots: Deep diving

Can't say that I approve of the flagrant disregard for deep diving safety protocols that are on display in our spotlight picture from

Battle Bards Episode 146: More vocals

In another theme sequel, the Battle Bards return to the notion of vocal tracks in MMORPGs. Does singing hold a special place in online...

Final Fantasy XIV’s last pre-Shadowbringers live letter discusses crafting adjustments and a deep well of spoilers

Fear not, spoiler-averse Final Fantasy XIV fans, the last pre-expansion live letter was not replete with spoilers. In fact, it actually didn't show...
It's actually fine.

Wisdom of Nym: Why you should be cautious speculating on Final Fantasy XIV’s expansion balance

Whew. All right. So we've gotten the media tour information for the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion, and that means that people have gotten...

The Daily Grind: What was the best MMO-ish reveal or announcement of E3?

Another E3 has rolled in and rolled out, and it wasn't the worst E3 we've seen in recent years at all. In fact,...
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...
We know what we know.

Final Fantasy XIV offers a full look at the square of the Crystarium

Players are going to have a lot of time to pick apart every square ilm of the Crystarium in Final Fantasy XIV once...
Warping shadow.

E3 2019: Final Fantasy XIV shows off the Shadowbringers launch trailer

We're going to go ahead and guess that Final Fantasy XIV fans do not need to be brought on board for Shadowbringers at...
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – the final assessment

Expansion footraces are dumb in a lot of ways. Final Fantasy XIV has two expansions at this point, and the reality is that neither...

Global Chat: The NecroKitties of Elsweyr

Raise your hand if you're playing Elder Scrolls Online's newest expansion this week! Elsweyr has drawn many back in to Tamriel with the...

Final Fantasy XIV details the quality-of-life improvements on the way for Shadowbringers

A lot of big improvements have arrived in Final Fantasy XIV to make Shadowbringers more fun to play. But there are also a lot...

Massively Overthinking: Does the MMO genre have too many games for its own good?

Last month I saw a video from YouTuber Josh Strife Hayes with an eyebrow-raiser of a thesis: He essentially argues that we have...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 223: Starbase Adrift

Justin and Bree discuss Worlds Adrift's sunset, ESO Elsweyr's launch, Starbase, FFXIV Shadowbringers, and City of Heroes, with mail on old episodes and WoW Classic blowback.