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Watch the Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Opening Cinematic

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Apr 11, 2015

Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward

Behold! The official opening cinematic for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. But beware — spoilers lie within!

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Metal Gear Solid V

V has come to. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is out now on PS4.

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FFXIV Patch 2.55 Now Live: Prepare for Heavensward!

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Mar 31, 2015

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With Heavensward less than three months away, we finally present you with both an end and a new beginning. In patch 2.55, you will finally learn the conclusion to the A Realm Reborn storyline – or will you…? Get prepared for your new journey into the unknown!

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Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3: Defenders of Eorzea Now Live

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Jul 08, 2014

Every few months, something magical happens here at Square Enix. While we’re watching all of you adventurers fighting your way through Eorzea, we think to ourselves “We should give them more. We can give them more. It’s been three months already!” – and then, in a secret and mysterious ceremony, High Priest of the Code Yoshida-san gets the dev team together, places a development PC in a magic circle, together with some Final Fantasy artifacts, energy drinks and fast food, and, using ancient magic, summons forth a mighty content update!

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Final Fantasy XIV Update Out Today, Sneak Peek at Next Patch

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Jun 05, 2014

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We’ve been busy preparing Patch 2.28, which we’re bringing online today. And the next big patch 2.3 “Defenders of Eorzea” is already on the horizon as well! I know that some of you don’t play Final Fantasy XIV (yet…), so I’ll just use two exemplary points for Patch 2.28

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How To Get Rich in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Posted by Hergen Thaens on May 02, 2014

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Hello, everyone! It’s been two weeks since the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and by now a lot of you have found your way into the world of Eorzea. You’ve started on your path to becoming a hero among heroes, and soon you’ll discover that even the citizens of Eorzea have to make a living. The currency they require for this is called Gil. Equipment needs to be bought and occasionally repaired, food and potions are required, and teleporting is so damn comfortable, yet expensive…

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Final Fantasy XIV: Upgrade From PS3 to PS4

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Apr 11, 2014

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It’s Friday, the week is almost over, and for some of you, early access on PS4 is about to begin. A weekend full of adventures in Eorzea lies ahead — the first of many!

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Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Beta 2 FAQ

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Apr 04, 2014

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Do you have questions about the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn beta on PS4? Come inside for a comprehensive guide to the beta and how you can get prepared for launch!

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What a Subscription Gets You in Final Fantasy XIV

Posted by Hergen Thaens on Mar 24, 2014

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Today’s Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn post is especially interesting for those of you that have never played a subscription MMO before, as well as those of you who wonder if a monthly subscription is really for you.

When you buy a single-player game, the expectation is usually the same. Buy the game for the full price, and some DLC will follow. Final Fantasy XIV is fundamentally different, as it’s an MMO that will run for years.

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