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Final Fantasy XIV’s New Blue Mage Class Is Limited But Fun

Final Fantasy XIV added Blue Mages to the game this week, allowing players to dress in their finest costumes and learn magical attacks from monsters. The “limited” job can’t do as many activities as others, but their addition creates fun opportunities for groups and solo players alike.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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All I Do In Final Fantasy XIV Now Is Play Mahjong

This week’s 4.5 update for Final Fantasy XIV brought players an exciting new raid encounter featuring a Final Fantasy XII cameo, a new dungeon to explore and the first half of the conclusion to the exciting Stormblood storyline. It also added multiplayer Mahjong. Guess what I’ve been doing for the past two days. Read more… […]

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I Unexpectedly Made A Lot Of Money Telling Fortunes In Final Fantasy XIV

Lately I’ve spent a lot of time in Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix’s massive multiplayer entry into the legendary game series. Often that means running dungeons for loot or fighting difficult bosses. Yesterday, it meant accidentally becoming a paid fortune teller in one of the game’s bustling metropolises.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Feel Guilty Accepting Help In Final Fantasy XIV

It’s the holiday season, which means I’ve been unwinding with my secret favorite game of 2018, Final Fantasy XIV, and leveling up character classes. I started leveling Blacksmith in order to make a friend a holiday gift, but I found myself propelled to higher levels thanks to unprompted charity from peers. It’s made…Read more… Continue […]

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Final Fantasy XIV Update 4.5 Brings The Blue Mages Next Month

Before Final Fantasy XIV players can move on to this summer’s Shadowbringers expansion, we’ve got to finish the story of last year’s Stormblood. Part one of the epic conclusion arrives on January 8 in update 4.5, A Requiem For Heroes. A week later, the Blue Mages arrive. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Paradox Of Online Games’ Group-Finders

One of the great online gaming paradoxes is the group-finder, a feature intended to bring people together that often does the opposite. It’s a mainstay in online games, a one-size-fits-all solution to the ever-present social gaming problem of “How do I meet people and progress?” Functional, accessible and a little…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Final Fantasy XIV’s Giant Moogle Boss Came To Be

One of Final Fantasy XIV’s most memorable bosses is Good King Moggle Mog, a giant demonic moogle whose Tim Burton-inspired theme song has been haunting players since the game’s earliest days. As it turns out, the king of the Moogles has an unlikely origin: one of Japan’s biggest natural disasters.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XIV’s Director Talks Housing Shortage, PS4 Cross-Play, And Much More

Naoki Yoshida has become an icon to Final Fantasy XIV fans. When he logs into the game, his character gets mobbed. One of the reasons for his popularity is his willingness to get candid about all of the issues his game faces.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XIV Director Plays Final Fantasy XIV, Gets Mobbed By Fans

Yesterday at E3 in Los Angeles, I went to Square Enix’s booth for an interview with Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida and found him in the middle of a session of his own game. As it turns out, he had been chatting with fans during his interview breaks. And getting mobbed.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Final Fantasy XIV is getting a huge content update on May 22, publisher Square Enix announced today.

Final Fantasy XIV is getting a huge content update on May 22, publisher Square Enix announced today. In addition to the new main scenario quest “Under the Moonlight” and a new dungeon, FFXIV is getting some much-needed user experience updates: improvements for color-blind players and cross-world Linkshell chat. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XIV’s New Eureka Area Is A Tedious Grind

The 4.25 patch for Final Fantasy XIV dropped today, adding the FFIII-inspired Forbidden Land of Eureka area to the game. It’s a magical island where players can group together and kill large numbers of creatures for very little reward until they fall asleep at the keyboard. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XIV Gets A World From Final Fantasy III On March XIII

Based on the optional dungeon in Final Fantasy III where the game’s most robust equipment can be found, the Forbidden Land of Eureka comes to Final Fantasy XIV in patch 4.25 on March 13, bringing with it brand new gameplay mechanics and powerful new equipment to acquire and enhance.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XIV’s Almost Got Its Player Housing Problem Under Control

The release of new player housing in Final Fantasy XIV has traditionally meant a mad dash for sparse land followed by angry forum posts about how bad the housing system is. Thanks to new guidelines and restrictions limiting the amount of land players can own, today’s land expansion went relatively smoothly.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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My Final Fantasy XIV Character, From 2010-2018

The Rise of a New Sun update hit Final Fantasy XIV this week, and for the umpteenth time since the launch of the ill-fated original version back in 2010, I’ve transformed my Warrior of Light into someone new. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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It’s The Little Things That Make Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.2 Update Great

New story quests, side missions, dungeons and raids are always nice, but the coolest changes coming in January’s “Rise of a New Sun” update to Final Fantasy XIV involve more inventory space, new ways to store special outfits and new ways for Bards to rock out. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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