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

Great big world.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV console support, storage woes, and PvP servers

First things first. If you missed this before, I already did put together my thoughts about what little we know of Final Fantasy XIV's...
So it justifies twice, at least. Maybe not three times.

Leaderboard: Will Blizzard ever port World of Warcraft to console?

This past summer in a Daily Grind, we were discussing the issue of "dumbing down" in MMORPGs, specifically in World of Warcraft, when a...
Losing in a way that's incidentally the same as not in fact losing at all.

Massively Overthinking: Real solutions to the MMO toxicity problem

Toxicity. It's plagued online spaces since long before there were MMORPGs and other online video games, as any old school BBS user can attest....

Massively OP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2016

"Two things I did on Hallows Night: / Made my house April-clear / Left open wide my door / to the ghosts of the...
Sadly, she's not in any more of the stuff, but she does show up in Palace so that's something.

Final Fantasy XIV previews All Saints’ Wake and the upcoming 3.45

Over the next few weeks, Final Fantasy XIV is not giving you a choice of whether or not you get spooky. All it's offering...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 87: Rise of Stormblood Rising

Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss FFXIV Stormblood, WoW, SWGEmu, The Secret World, Daybreak, SHSO, and LOTRO, with mailbag questions on replacing SWG and retiring with MMORPGs.
It really does smell like lore.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: The lore book in review

The Final Fantasy XIV lore book should not exist. I don't mean that it's something I wish had never been made; I mean that...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever memorialized one of your MMORPG characters?

I got misty-eyed in my Ultima Online video last week when during the tour of a true elder game, I visited a memorial to...
Here we go again.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Reactions to Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood ought to have be the least interesting announcement possible. It was heavily teased before it actually happened, and we knew that...
Why must you disappoint hopes?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in review

Being at the Final Fantasy XIV fan festival was interesting for me on several levels because I wasn't just there to have fun, I...
Sorry, miss, you're just not as curious.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: What’s the Lady in Red?

If there's one thing that's sparked more speculation than any other part of the Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood announcement, it's the rather enigmatic Lady in...
Stormy stormy storm-storm.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Please Look Forward To It Q&A recap

Naoki Yoshida's catchphrase to the fans of Final Fantasy XIV is pretty much the perfect way to label a live question-and-answer session. The community team...
Here we go again.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Recapping The Stormblood keynote

The second Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival kicked off with the announcement everyone was waiting for: Stormblood, the game's second expansion, bringing players to the embattled...

Final Fantasy XIV announces its second expansion, Stormblood

Yes, it's the announcement all fans of Final Fantasy XIV were waiting for and expecting from this weekend's fan festival, the game's second expansion. The...

Global Chat: Is Destiny’s Rise of Iron any good?

If you don't have a console but were still interested in hearing whether or not Destiny: Rise of Iron was any good, fret not:...
This isn't how it had to be.

Perfect Ten: Incompetent leaders in MMORPGs

Leadership is difficult. You have to get a group of people to work together when they may or may not be naturally inclined to...
Amazing. I had another use for this header.

Epic MMO Battles of History: World of Warcraft vs. Final Fantasy XIV

You know what I usually hate? Superhero fight discussions. Any fight discussion, really. Asking "who would win in a fight between Superman and the...
Book 'em

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV patch 3.4 in review, continued

There's never really a good splitting point when discussing Final Fantasy XIV patches. They always cover so much ground with features and additions that...
What happens next?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest predictions

There's a mild trend on Twitter as I write this for Final Fantasy XIV predictions. It makes sense; after all, the fan festival is...
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Here’s what to expect from Final Fantasy XIV’s Fan Festival livestream

The second convention for Final Fantasy XIV fans is arriving in just a little more than a week, and if you don't already have...