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The new NPCs are interesting in Shadowbringers as the game’s new ‘Trust’ system will let players team up with them.
Anyone with a PlayStation 4 can start the Beta Test of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn when it starts on the 22nd of February. We’ll have to see how that works in practice as pre-orders open today and the game will be released on the 14th of April. If you do pre-order the game […]
Are you still tracking the Final Fantasy computer game series? Square Enix seem to understand that they need to battle hard to keep fans engaged with the franchise. Final Fantasy XIII divided gamers and Final Fantasy XIV has been receiving intensive care. This week press got their hands on screen shots from A Realm Reborn […]
Square Enix’s reboot of Final Fantasy XIV has been blessed with a name and a website. The 2.0 version of the game is “Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn” and the website lives here. This trailer is called “Fate of Eorzea” and will no doubt do very, very well in YouTube. The game was first […]
Square Enix have a bit of a PR issue on their hands with Final Fantasy XIV. Suspicions that the game was written for the Chinese market came to the fore with Chocobos being re-named “Horsebirds”. Chinese characters had been popping up in the Japanese version of Final Fantasy XIV. Typically, Square would be mixing English […]
What would you list has a “must have” character personalisation option on a CRPG? Gender? Clothes? Hair style? Colour? Should that really matter? Here’s one – how important is boob size selection to you? If it’s important then you’ll have to sign up for a pre-order of Final Fantasy 14. As this Livedoor blog points […]
Square Enix have been showing off some more of Final Fantasy XIV. In particular, they’ve addressed some initial concerns that the game looked a bit bland. I would agree that the lighting differences between the alpha test and beta test versions are more dramatic. I do worry about the combat though. I used to perfer […]
Square have published a short (around three minutes) video of Final Fantasy XIV. It looks good. It looks more Final Fantasy than Final Fantasy XIII feels (so far; not finished it). In fact; we know that Square want to bring back some the clans from FFXI for FFXIV so that shouldn’t surprise us. It’ll be […]
The surprise console news around Final Fantasy XIII was that it would be available on the Xbox 360. This isn’t the case in Japan, where it remains a PS3 exclusive but if you read some Japanese blogs shops can’t even give away the Xbox 360 any more. There are reports that the PS3 is a […]