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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Wisdom of Nym: Impressions from the second Final Fantasy XIV fan festival

The experience of a Final Fantasy XIV fan festival is a distinct one, a strange beast that sort of creeps into your existence...
RIDE THE LOW RIDER

Final Fantasy XIV’s collaboration event with Final Fantasy XV arrives in mid-April

If you're one of the people who has been waiting eagerly for the crossover event between Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV, you will...

Jukebox Heroes: The Final Fantasy XIV soundtrack that disappeared

First there was the initial release of Final Fantasy XIV. Everyone generally agreed that this was a bad idea, and so it was...

One Shots: Time for the chicken dance

Ever found yourself suddenly in the midst of a surreal and even hilarious experience in your MMORPG? Delightful surprises is the theme of this...

The MOP Up: FFXIV tickles the ivories

One of the best (of many) features in Final Fantasy XIV is its amazing soundtrack. And just when you think you've heard it...

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers launches July 2 with Gunbreaker job and playable Viera

We still don't know where we're going for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. The keynote from the stage at the Paris Fan Festival didn't...
AND THEN THEY ALL DIED

FFXIV Fan Festival Paris 2019: Liveblog of the opening keynote

It's four in the morning here on the East Coast. We've got a live stream loaded. We've got some big revelations to see. Yes,...
Who's your daddy? People will ask. Be sure you know.

Final Fantasy XIV fans assemble the community tier list… for daddies

It's the day before the second Final Fantasy XIV fan festival ahead of Shadowbringers, which means that the community is hard at work. Is the...

Massively Overthinking: The boring MMO development between bookends of hype

If you watch MMOs being developed for long enough, one truth becomes evident: It's kinda boring. I started thinking a bit about this last week...
Forty-six & 2

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the the European Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival

Originally I hadn't actually planned to do this particular column, and had instead figured that I'd just go down on reactions to the fan...

Global Chat: When MMOs fail to communicate

Roger over at Contains Moderate Peril addresses a point that I've been saying for years now: Many MMOs skew to information overload when...

One Shots: Party on, Garth!

What makes for a really smashing party in an MMO? You can throw all of the prizes, pretend food, and decorations at the wall,...
Here comes trouble.

Wisdom of Nym: Analyzing and overthinking Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.5 revelations

I wonder if we're actually going to find out our destination for the next expansion in February. Remember, we still don't actually know where...

Massively Overthinking: Why aren’t you playing the MMO most like your favorite sunsetted game?

This week's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from reader Smuggler-in-a-YT. "Star Wars Galaxies had its problems, but the sense of community, purpose, and...
Love is in the air, everywhere I look around~

Final Fantasy XIV previews this year’s Valentione’s Day festivities

There's something sinister in the wings in Final Fantasy XIV. Something strange is happening with the world's aether, causing magics to behave strangely in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 205: Dragons and other MMO rarities

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr, Breach, Nexon, ArcheAge, Pantheon, FFXIV, SWG Legends, CrossCode, and the harms of early access.
Never seen a bluer sky.

Wisdom of Nym: A measured evaluation of Final Fantasy XIV’s Blue Mage

It's fair to say that a lot was riding on the first limited job for Final Fantasy XIV. It's not just that the job...
In we go.

Global Chat: The big question mark of Anthem

What's the biggest gaming unknown for you going into 2019? For MMO blogger Cary at Virtual Bastion, it's whether or not BioWare is going...

One Shots: Dream home

Housing wish fulfillment (or lack thereof) was the main theme running through last week's community postings here at One Shots. Where would we like...

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...

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