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Final Fantasy XIV previews patch 3.3 via live producer’s letter

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The next Final Fantasy XIV patch doesn't have a release date yet, but it does have a fair amount of its content already revealed...
Here's the weird zone that no one has seen in forever, you live here now.

PAX East 2016: Final Fantasy XIV answers questions and reveals the Palace of the Dead

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If you think you've seen everything that Final Fantasy XIV has in its bag of tricks, the game's Q&A panel at PAX yesterday made it clear...
I'm not back on any BS, I never left it.

Perfect Ten: Why MMORPG studios don’t just reboot their games

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Last Friday's WildStar news made me sad. I'm sad because there are two games at war within that title. One of them is a...
This was only the start.

Wisdom of Nym: Odds and ends from Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 3.2

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I spent all of the last column talking about Final Fantasy XIV's most recent patch, but boy, there's still more to talk about. Who...
All balance is relative! But this is definitely unbalanced.

Yoshida on the future of PvP in Final Fantasy XIV

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The next Final Fantasy XIV patch will not contain the new PvP mode of The Feast; that's due to be implemented a bit after...
Set sail, etc.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO tropes we don’t need in 2016 (but clearly aren’t going anywhere)

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All right, we've had just about a month of 2016 now, and I'm writing this on my birthday. Odds are good that I'm going...

FFXIV’s Yoshida remarks on the death of voice actress Sian Blake

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Final Fantasy XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida officially commented on the murder of actress Sian Blake, who voiced Yugiri Mistwalker in the game. "Yesterday,...
Samurai still not confirmed, somehow.

Final Fantasy XIV welcomes players to another year of updates

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It's sometimes difficult to believe that Final Fantasy XIV has been running for five years now in one form or another. A new letter...
Lizard laugh.

Final Fantasy XIV talks about future content in its next patches while planning another fan festival

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It's going to be a little while until Final Fantasy XIV players can enjoy the content of patch 3.2, but producer and director Naoki...
Appreciable?

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio maintains the best community presence?

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Last week, when the Massively staff was debating internally which MMO company deserved our best MMO studio of 2015 award, I argued that overseas studios...
Less exploratory than I might have thought.

Wisdom of Nym: Coordination, aetherial gear, and Final Fantasy XIV’s next patch

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How many times a day do you think about aetherial gear in Final Fantasy XIV? If the answer is more than "zero," I'm honestly...

Yoshida celebrates one year of Final Fantasy XIV in China

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Final Fantasy XIV guru Naoki Yoshida headlined a one-year anniversary celebration for the game in China this week. He revealed that FFXIV version 3.0...
Wow, positive.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO futures that never were

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One of the things I spend a lot of time thinking about is Operation Unthinkable. For those of you who don't feel like clicking...
Looking like armor doesn't mean anything now, does it?

Final Fantasy XIV previews Alexander, claims 5M all-time subs

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It might not be your cup of tea, but Final Fantasy XIV is certainly the cup of tea for a large number of MMO...
Well, I guess you guys can ransack my stuff again. But only this one extra time.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward formally launches today

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After months of anticipation for the community, Final Fantasy XIV's first expansion launches today. Heavensward is available now for players who didn't preorder or...
Day one.

Final Fantasy XIV’s PC client is $9.99 at Amazon

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The title of this post says it all, really. I mean, sure, I could flesh it out with some fluff text about how Final...

Blitzball in Final Fantasy XIV? It could happen!

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If you love Blitzball, you just might get the chance to play it in Final Fantasy XIV someday. In an IGN interview, Game Director...
Running toward the blue sky.

Wisdom of Nym: What we now know about Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

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I honestly hadn't expected to learn quite this much about Heavensward this soon. I don't know why I hadn't expected this, to be fair;...
FFXIV

Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward’s spoiler-filled trailer

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We're going to tell you this right up front: if you haven't yet done the patch 2.55 story quests and don't want to be...

Final Fantasy XIV won’t be going F2P any time soon

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Would you love to play Final Fantasy XIV if only it didn't cost per month? According to a new interview with producer Naoki Yoshida,...

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