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Final Fantasy XIV plans a stress test for the Japanese data centers… but not North America or Europe

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Ahead of the release of the Endwalker expansion, Final Fantasy XIV's staff wants to make sure that the game's servers are up for the...
Toss me a cure, will you?

Wisdom of Nym: What will Final Fantasy XIV add to its healers in Endwalker?

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Here's an interesting facet to consider: Unlike most of the other entries in this Wisdom of Nym series about Endwalker speculation, this one isn't...
Whoops.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 335: Farewell Astellia

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Justin and Bree discuss Astellia Online, Guild Wars 2, Blizzard, and No Man's Sly, with adventures in LOTRO and FFXIV, plus mailbag topics on Diablo's sudden spotlight and the fate of the Blizzard name.
Balance.

The Daily Grind: Is the MMO industry a zero-sum game?

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A while back I spied a thread on the MMORPG subreddit that was lamenting the fact that Final Fantasy XIV has been blowing up....
Harder.

Final Fantasy XI has kicked off its Return to Vana’diel and discount campaigns

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Why not come back to Final Fantasy XI? The developers will be your friends! Well, maybe that's a bit far to go, but it's...
Balance.

The Daily Grind: Are there MMORPGs you try to ignore?

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I've joked before that several of our writers allow me the luxury of ignoring some MMORPGs. I don't have anything against Final Fantasy XIV,...

Massively Overthinking: What’s your favorite type of MMORPG raid?

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Raiding is one of those very simple MMO concepts that has somehow become a contentious one in the broader discourse. A "raid" in MMO...
Ram moo

Final Fantasy XI deploys its August update with more story and Ramuh

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It's time to fight Ramuh again in Final Fantasy XI! Sure, you might have already fought him to unlock him as a summon at...
Effing OOPS

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs that would actually benefit from a Classic server

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Here's the thing about having a classic server for a lot of MMORPGs: It doesn't actually do much. In order for a classic server...

The Daily Grind: How many MMOs have you played this summer so far?

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I've always seen the summer as a time to branch out and get in as much MMORPG gaming as possible, especially with all of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 334: New World’s fourth delay

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Justin and Bree discuss Bless Unleashed's PC launch, Blizzard's financials and Brack's departure, New World's latest delay, Dungeon and Dragons Online, the gender and survey, with adventures in Ship of Heroes, LOTRO, FFXIV, Albion, CoH, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on deadly difficulty in LOTRO and why FFXIV has become the landing zone for WoW refugees.
Also, this jerk.

Wisdom of Nym: A letter to new players and old hands in Final Fantasy XIV

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The population surge in Final Fantasy XIV must be stopping. It absolutely must be nearly over at this point or already over. It absolutely...

One Shots: Eye love you

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While giant floating eyeballs always seem imposing, I can't help but feel bad about their life situation. Eyes are vulnerable enough when they're tucked...
It's a whole new... yeah.

Global Chat: How New World and Star Wars Galaxies are linked

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New World and Star Wars Galaxies aren't often mentioned in the same sentence together, unless you're reading MMO blog Unidentified Signal Source. The author...

The Game Archaeologist: Defining the eras of MMORPG history

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With MMO history stretching back to the early 1980s (and even before), this genre has accumulated a whole lot of history over the years....
Cool story.

Final Fantasy XIV readies itself for a cool Moonfire Faire on August 13

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It's time for Final Fantasy XIV to kick off its annual summer celebration very soon, but this year's celebration is going to just hit...

Massively Overthinking: Are there any ‘blue oceans’ left in the MMO market?

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Level Up Labs' Lars Doucet recently penned a blog post practically begging people not to try to compete with ROBLOX by remaking it as...

Square-Enix Q2 2021 financials: Final Fantasy XIV’s subs are up

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Square-Enix has released its second quarter financial report for 2021, and it paints a rather middling picture overall. Net revenue for the quarter YOY...
Sorry for blur.

Final Fantasy XI prepares a Ramuh-filled update for August

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The developers of Final Fantasy XI really hope you like everyone's best-known avatar of lightning, Ramuh, because he's going to be featured a lot...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 333: Dragon us back to Guild Wars 2

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Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons, Pathfinder Online, Crimson Desert, and Week Two of the Blizzard Scandal, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, Albion, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on boycotts in the MMO space.

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