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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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Square Enix’s E3 Presentation Was A Joke

Expectations were high for the first E3 presser from Square Enix in three years. The publisher has a lot of exciting upcoming projects that we haven’t heard much about, including Final Fantasy VII Remake, The Avengers, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Naturally, Square Enix showed absolutely none of them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Love Unfinished and Broken Games

I’ve been playing a lot of incomplete and glitchy games lately, from Radical Heights to Far Cry 2. Their messy imperfections often annoy players looking for sleek and polished experiences where everything runs smoothly but I find unfinished textures and falling out of bounds is strangely beautiful.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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A Peek Inside Final Fantasy’s Ultimania Art Book, Now In English

In 2012, Square Enix Japan published a trio of Final Fantasy 25th Memorial Ultimania books collecting art, developer commentary and background information on the first 14 numbered Final Fantasy games. Now Dark Horse is publishing the books in English, with the first 336 page volume arriving in July. We got samples.…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Final Fantasy XV Is Great In First Person, Unless You’re Fighting

Final Fantasy XV’s Royal Edition update introduces a new first-person mode to the game, allowing players to witness the world of Eos from Noctis’ point of view. Just don’t try fighting with it turned on unless you’ve got a strong stomach. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition Adds A Big New Scene To The Final Act

Final Fantasy XV may be one of the strangest video games ever created, in large part because the developers have spent the past year and a half updating, changing, and adding new features to the game. And as of tomorrow, there’ll be a whole new story in the final act.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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That Time The Final Fantasy Team Made An Aliens Game

The name Square is closely associated with RPGs, and for good reason. But in the days before it had its first huge hit with Final Fantasy, Square tried all kinds of different things, including licensing the rights to the 1986 film Aliens and producing an action game with some now-familiar names in the credits.Read more… […]

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