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Final Fantasy XIV Free Trial No Longer Time-Restricted

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017

Good news – the clock isn’t ticking anymore!
The Final Fantasy XIV free trial has unequipped its 14-day time restriction. Free trial players are now able to access all content up to level 35 without any clock ticking the play time away!

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Here’s What Happened Before Nier: Automata’s Story Began

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017

It’s not every day we get to explore a game world as rich as that of Nier’s. The recently released Nier: Automata introduces a wealth of lore for both newcomers and fans of the original to get acquainted with.

As pointed out in yesterday’s tips guide, you don’t have to play the previous instalment to enjoy Automata’s bot-on-bot brawling. But players venturing into this weird and wonderful universe may find themselves asking a few questions. Questions like: “Where have all the humans gone?” “Why is Earth ruled by machines?” and “Who gave this blindfolded goth-loli a sword?”

To answer these — and add some context to the game’s post-apocalypse — you’ll need to take a look at the wider timeline of Nier. But to save you the trouble, we’ve poured through guidebooks, light novellas, and even a Yoko Taro penned stage play (Yes, really) to collect some of the most significant in-game events leading to Automata’s opening act.

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An Android’s Guide to Nier: Automata

Posted by on Mar 09, 2017

Nier: Automata, the latest from Square Enix and PlatinumGames, is out now on PS4. If you’re looking for an engrossing RPG and you don’t want to skimp on intense combat, this might be the game for you.

After spending the last fortnight trekking across Yoko Taro’s wonderfully bizarre sci-fi world, there’s several things I’ve learned along the way. Here are six tips to help new adventures, and best of all: no spoilers ahead!

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Watch 25+ Minutes of Nier: Automata on PlayStation Underground

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017

latinumGames is adding to its pedigree of action games with Nier: Automata, but let’s not forget that there are also elements in this game that any RPG fan can appreciate, combined with unique twists in this incredible, post-apocalyptic world.

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The Starlight Celebration Returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 15

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016

Season’s greetings to all PlayStation.Blog readers from the Final Fantasy XIV team! With the end of the year quickly approaching, the citizens of Eorzea are busy preparing for the return of the annual Starlight Celebration seasonal event!

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Limited Deluxe Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Bundle: Launching November 29

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016

PlayStation has had a long and storied history with the Final Fantasy franchise, which is why we are so excited that Final Fantasy XV will be coming to PS4 with a Limited Deluxe Edition Bundle.

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Introducing the World of Final Fantasy Collector’s Edition

Posted by on Jul 21, 2016

When we were coming up with ideas for the collector’s edition for World of Final Fantasy, we wanted to do something a little bit different to really bring you into Grymoire yourself and we came up with the perfect way to do this.

So here it is, the World of Final Fantasy Collector’s Edition, exclusive to PS4.

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Dragon Quest Builders Launches October 11 on PS4, PS Vita

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

Get ready to build for fun, adventure, and to save the world because Dragon Quest Builders is coming to PS4 and PS Vita on October 11! Today we’re announcing the Day 1 edition of the game and below you can see the all new (and wonderfully colorful) box art for Dragon Quest Builders, too!

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