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Wisdom of Nym: First impressions of Final Fantasy XIV’s Buried Memory content

Everyone, you need to remember something very important about this patch. Something that it's possible you didn't even know until just now, something that...

The MOP Up: Closers Online promotes from within its ranks

Two of Closers Online's roster got a major tune-up this past week. Sylvi got promoted to a Prime Agent, while Levia joined the Fatal...

One Shots: The rare high-heeled archer

Not being a professional archer in real life nor that experienced with wearing high heels, I can offer only conjecture that the combination offers...

Final Fantasy XIV starts its anniversary stories with a tale of the Watcher

Another anniversary for Final Fantasy XIV is upon us once more, and always the developers are asking a familiar question: Are you ready to...

Massively Overthinking: The most unusual subscriptions in the MMO space

A while back on the MassivelyOP Podcast, so long ago that I can't remember who or when, a listener asked us about unusual MMO...

Vague Patch Notes: Novelty is a contradiction in an MMORPG genre that discourages it

The newest member of the Big Five in the MMO space released in the west back in 2015, which was seven years ago now....
This may potentially be my final form.

Final Fantasy XI gives players another shot at earning the Shadowlord’s weapons

Everyone remembers the Shadowlord in Final Fantasy XI, which is a bit odd when you consider that he was the big bad before the...

Final Fantasy XIV kicks off the next PvP series with patch 6.2

All right. We know that you guys are all enjoying Island Sanctuaries in Final Fantasy XIV right now. No one is asking you to...
This looks less than welcoming.

Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.2, Buried Memory, is live with the new Island Sanctuary content

If you've been eagerly awaiting more story in Final Fantasy XIV since the first teases back when patch 6.1 arrived, your wait is finally...
No mom.

Wisdom of Nym: Highlights from Final Fantasy XIV’s Buried Memory patch notes ahead of launch

The nice thing about having the patch notes always released well ahead of time for Final Fantasy XIV is that we can always pick...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO farming system is the most fun?

I have to admit I allow myself a little self-satisfied giggle every time I see a major or minor MMORPG adding or enhancing farming...

Global Chat: When you can’t ignore the MMO meta

As we kick off another column on recent MMO blog essays, Galactic Antics uses a recent situation in Star Wars: The Old Republic as...
Here we go again.

Final Fantasy XIV brings back The Rising for its ninth anniversary

If you had somehow missed that Critically Acclaimed MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV™ is celebrating its ninth anniversary this year... well, you could be forgiven....
Itchy licking!

Final Fantasy XIV posts the preliminary patch notes for Buried Memory for your perusal today

It's time, Final Fantasy XIV fans. You know that patch 6.2, Buried Memory, is arriving on Tuesday of next week, and that means that...
I grew up on a farm.

Final Fantasy XIV previews Buried Memory’s Island Sanctuary gameplay and parasol dance emote

It's only a few more days until the next Final Fantasy XIV patch arrives, but there's still more of the patch to be shown...
Tales of loss, and fire, and faith.

How Naoki Yoshida rose from Square’s ‘stray dogs’ to ‘king’ of Final Fantasy XIV

Naoki Yoshida is that rare breed of game director who is not only liked by his playerbase but downright beloved, with player chants of...
Is land.

Final Fantasy XIV plans a week of special farm streams in anticipation of Island Sanctuaries arriving soon

Eager to jump into the peaceful farm life in Final Fantasy XIV when the Island Sanctuary arrives on August 23rd? Well, the team has...
Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: Everything we learned about Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 6.2

To the surprise of basically no one who closely watches Final Fantasy XIV's overall patch progression, patch 6.2 is arriving on August 23rd. That's...

One Shots: A salute to the world’s pylon-proppers

Heroes come in many shapes, forms, and professions. While nobody typically thinks of them, the pylon-proppers are always selflessly keeping virtual world docks from...

Why I Play: Returning to Diablo III in 2022

I don't know if there's a marketing term for this phenomenon, but Diablo Immortal did an excellent job selling Diablo III. Popular streamers all caught...