Final Fantasy XIV Articles
Over the last two weeks we have touched on the build up to Heavensward and some of the new systems in the game. This week I want to talk about the reason we have headed north to begin with, the remaining two classes; Machinist and Astrologian, as well as the Mac brewhaha. Next week I’ll do the official review and put a bow on it.
Last week I talked about the lead up to actually being able to set foot into Heavensward. This week I’m going to take a look at some of the other peripheral features that surround that game as well as examine one of the new jobs that have made their way into the game. I’ll save the next two jobs for future installments of this series. I’ll still keep this review spoiler free until next week. Even then I’ll keep them to a minimum and clearly label them.
Two years ago I dived into Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn not knowing what to expect. Turns out the game had gone through a complete revamp and it made great use of a proverbial phoenix down that are prevalent in the Final Fantasy series. You can read the 2.0 review here. If you are a masochist and want to relive how bad 1.0 truly was you can take a look at that boondoggle’s review here.
We gamers are a grudge-holding bunch, as Square Enix found out last year upon releasing Final Fantasy XIV. The game failed fans in spectacular fashion thanks to inadequate server support, bugs and obtuse mechanics. Despite public opinion and unsettling financials, Square vowed to redeem its failed MMO and against all logic, has actually done so. In fact, the game's fortunes have so reversed, Square's on the cusp of releasing it on the PS4.
We have spent the past three weeks examining different aspects of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. In our final installment of our Review in Progress, we wrap up the weekly series in preparation for next week's final review. Check out our thoughts on questing, leves, reputation and more. Read on and then leave your thoughts in the comments.
Now that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has "matured" to nearly three weeks since release, we have more thoughts to offer about the game play and more on our way to our final review. See what this week's installment of our Review in Progress has to say before heading to the comments to add your thoughts.
Now that some of the issues plaguing the first week's release of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, we continue our series of Review in Progress articles. What did we find in our second week in Eorzea? Find out and then tell us what you think in the comments.
Quick! Name a major title that launched earlier this week with several issues causing player headaches. If you said "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn", you win a hearty handshake. We begin our review in progress series today with a few early impressions and many thoughts about launch day. Read on and then share your experiences in the comments.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn was at this year's PAX East, but if you were looking for any new information, you may have come away disappointed. Read on for our breakdown of the Final Fantasy panel.
The arrival of last week's Final Fantasy XIV v1.19 patch has been heralded by many players as a 'game changer', a great step in the right direction for the troubled game. Others, however, are less than impressed. MMORPG.com's Adam Tingle has taken a look at the v1.19 patch and offers a few impressions from the perspective of FFXIV veterans and for those returning/new players. Check it out and then weigh in with your impressions in the comments.
With the v1.19 patch set to hit Final Fantasy XIV later this week, MMORPG.com's Adam Tingle decided to check out the game. It's been over a year and a lot of updates and changes have been implemented since Adam's last foray. He's got a lot to say about Final Fantasy as it stands now. Read on!
In her latest feature for MMORPG.com, writer Carolyn Koh takes on the Herculean task of writing about Final Fantasy XIV. Carolyn readily admits that the article is a 'first look' at the game as the depth of FFXIV will require more time to pen an authoritative review. However, Carolyn has some strong opinions about what she's experienced thus far, even going so far as to call it a 'love hate' relationship. Check out Carolyn's thoughts about Final Fantasy XIV and then add yours on our forums.
At the recent PAX convention, MMORPG.com's Carolyn Koh sat in on the Square Enix panel. The discussion, of course, centered on Square Enix's latest MMO, Final Fantasy XIV. The team presented information about player community, quests, boss mobs and more. Keep reading to find out what else Carolyn discovered during the PAX panel.