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Final Fantasy XIV – Korea server launching next year under Actoz Soft

Just a few hours back, Square Enix confirmed the 2015 launch for Final Fantasy XIV Online in South Korea. The publisher will be Actoz Soft, the Korean subsidiary of China publisher, Shanda Games. The game’s head honcho, Naoki Yoshida, was…

A Realm Reborn – New classes and same gender marriage confirmed

Announced via livestream, A Realm Reborn producer Naoki Yoshida confirmed 2 new classes in the upcoming Patch 2.4, Rogue and Ninja. Also announced is the ability for two characters to marry regardless of race, nation or gender. This is rather…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Titan Extreme mode battle in 16 bit

[Game website] I found this video floating around in social media, and it seems Square Enix has yet to make it a public video (unlisted at time of viewing). It actually showcases a battle with Titan, 1 of the bosses…

Square Enix – Final Fantasy XIV turns company back in the black

Almost a year after Square Enix announced an “extraordinary loss” of approximately ten billion yen (USD 106m), the company’s latest financial report paints a much more rosy picture. Comparing the period of Apr to Dec for 2012 and 2013,  a healthy…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Game of the Year for AbleGamers

[Source] With the very first accessibility award for Square-Enix, FFXIV scored 9.1 in AbleGamers accessibility review scoring system including 10 for hearing and 9.5 for visual elements. FFXIV covers almost every area of accessibility with high standards and practical application. The mobility…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Awoken – Preview site for patch 2.1 is now up

[Teaser site] After months of teasing, Square Enix finally revealed the teaser site for Final Fantasy XIV’s upcoming patch 2.1, A Realm Awoken. There are a number of main features, including housing, Crystal Tower, and the much anticipated PvP arena.…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Awoken – Yoshi-P talks 2.1 and Steam platform

[Source] Also known as version 2.1, A Realm Awoken will see tons of new content added to the world of Final Fantasy XIV. Japanese game website Famitsu had an exclusive interview with the ever-casual Yoshi-P recently, and he apparently confirmed…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Square Enix revives with game success

[Game website] I am sure most gamers have read how bad Square Enix did in its previous financial year, leading to a change of president for the Japanese gaming mogul. Earlier today, the company announced changes to its financial forecast,…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – World first for Coil of Bahamut turn 5

[Game website] Currently the toughest dungeon in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, the dungeon known as Binding Coil of Bahamut has a maximum of 5 turns. The guild known as Blue Garter recently became the first to conquer this…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Demo preview for housing system

[Game website] Most Final Fantasy XIV fans would have known about the upcoming version 2.1 patch by now, adding in tons of new content and features. 1 of the most anticipated features will be the player housing system, where there…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – New preview trailer for Wolves’ Den

Shown last week at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2013, this is the new preview trailer for 1 of the many new content updates for Final Fantasy XIV, Wolves’ Den. First introduced back at Tokyo Game Show 2013, players from…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Video preview for The Wolves’ Den

Announced at Tokyo Game Show 2013 this past weekend, The Wolves’ Den is an upcoming PvP arena feature for A Realm Reborn. Featuring 4 vs 4 battles at level 30, 40 and 50, there will be exclusive skills available to…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Shantotto announces her return

I expected this since months ago, and it indeed came true. A Realm Reborn will be getting special appearances from 2 other games, Final Fantasy XI and Dragon Quest X, with the egoistic Shantotto returning as a boss and pet.…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Game stats made public at TGS 2013

Ever since Naoki Yoshida took over Final Fantasy XIV, I was impressed by how open he is chatting about the game and willingly share tons of in-development information with the community. Over at Tokyo Game Show 2013, game stats were…