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

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Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida discusses trailer and world creation for Shadowbringers

Fans of Final Fantasy XIV are hungry for more information about Shadowbringers ahead of its upcoming July 2nd launch. Fortunately, there's a new interview...
Red means dead.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – leveling content

One of the things that I really do love about Final Fantasy XIV, from relaunch to now, is that it is indisputably a game...

One Shots: A view to a kill

Considering which side of our characters we look at the most, it bewilders me how little customization that MMO designers give to the back...

Massively Overthinking: Super wrong snap judgments of MMORPGs

The year was 2004, and the month was May. My guild was growing increasingly frustrated with Star Wars Galaxies' slow development pace, so...

Final Fantasy XIV is giving away Heavensward for free until June 27

If you've been dabbling in Final Fantasy XIV but have been vacillating on whether you want to shell out for the expansions just...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2 needs real housing

There is no shortage of things to do in Guild Wars 2. Wandering around the world and exploring is a joy, and...
Where are we and why.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – side stories, part two

If I'm being entirely honest, I could probably stretch this series out even further from having two columns on side stories in Final...
Oh no, manchildren!

Final Fantasy XIV is retiring its GARO collaboration with patch 5.1

The GARO collaboration with Final Fantasy XIV has lasted a long while. It's still ongoing right now, even; if you want to pick up...

One Shots: Cruising in the Batmobile

Nothing gives me genre whiplash more than seeing technology that's vastly more advanced from anything in our world existing alongside of an otherwise-medieval realm....
We know what we know.

Massively Overthinking: Is there a ‘do or die’ moment for MMOs now?

This week MOP's Eliot and I were chatting about the wild summer the MMO industry is about to have, what with a whole bunch...
For you it's all in a day.

Final Fantasy XI prepares for the Feast of Swords and White Mage adjustments

It's the end of an era in Japan. That's not figurative; the transition to a new emperor means that it's the end of the...
I'm not back on any BS, I never left it.

Perfect Ten: Things do prepare for ahead of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

Let's be real, folks, Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion is not right around the corner. You have two months until that thing is even in early...
Throw wide the gates.

Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.57 brings the world visit to the data centers

As players are visiting another shard in the next Final Fantasy XIV, it seems only fitting that players can now visit other servers with...
Well, we got something right!

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – side stories, part one

Those of you who don't remember the last time I did this particular column series (which is understandable, it was two years ago) should...
SELF-DESTRUCT

Final Fantasy XIV invites you to test out the World Visit system by fighting a unicorn

When players log back in to Final Fantasy XIV tomorrow, it'll be after all of the data center expansions have occurred, but it'll also...

One Shots: Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour

Shh. Shhhhhhhh. Do not, under any circumstances, make a sound during Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour. Some of us take it very, very seriously and...
Get in, losers.

Hop behind the wheel of Prince Noctis’s Regalia in Final Fantasy XIV’s latest crossover event

The latest Final Fantasy XIV collaboration event, A Nocturne for Heroes, is revving up to go live tomorrow. Final Fantasy XV's heroic and...
Bye Felicia.

Final Fantasy XIV’s North American data center split requires maintenance on April 22

April 23rd is the official date for the split of the two North American data centers for Final Fantasy XIV into three, but players...
Collide.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood in review – The main scenario

All right. It's all over but the waiting, and that means it's time to start picking apart the Final Fantasy XIV expansion we're...

Battle Bards Episode 142: Sunrise, sunset

In MMORPGs across the world, days are beginning and days are ending — and with them come the catharsis of the sunrise and sunset....

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