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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 – 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 – 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…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Open Beta and Early Access dated

[Game website] As the global launch for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn closes in on 27th August, the Open Beta phase and Early Access were finally dated just a couple of hours ago. Open Beta will last from 17th…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Benchmark tool ready for download

[Download page] A Realm Reborn is heading towards its official launch in under a month on 22nd August, and the official benchmark tool has been released to the public. For those who are new to benchmark tools, it is basically…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – View of the various dungeons

[Game website] Released along with the start of ChinaJoy 2013, the latest trailer for A Realm Reborn showcases some of the dungeons found in the game, although the emphasis is more on the different designs and environments. A playable demo…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Lightning and Snow costumes

[Game website] In a new campaign named as “Final Fantasy Go There”, there will be several upcoming Final Fantasy titles making special appearances in their sister products. However, the main focus is on Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Full Active Time Event detailed

After the awesome E3 2013 trailer, Square Enix has released a new developer commentary video, this time round touch on the Full Time Active Event (FATE) system. It is pretty much like Guild Wars 2’s open world events. and hopefully…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – New game trailer revealed for E3 2013

[Game website] A new trailer for A Realm Reborn was just made public, and the lengthy video highlights actual game storyline, battles with Ifrit, Siren and…. a ship called The Enterprise? I must be hearing things… The game launches worldwide…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Worldwide launch on 27th August

[Game website] It was just announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will officially launch worldwide on 27th August, with both PC and PlayStation 3 version sharing the same launch date. A new trailer for the game will be revealed at…