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Victoria's been writing about games for over eight years, including small former tenures with Polygon and Fanbyte. She mostly spends time in FFXIV, head-deep in roleplay campaigns or stubbornly playing Black Mage through high-end raids. Former obsessions include Dota 2 and The Secret World (also mostly roleplaying). Come visit their estate: Diabolos (Crystal DC), Goblet, Ward 4, Plot 28.

December 2014
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April 2024
Final Fantasy 14: How To Raise Your Item Level For Dawntrail

Here are the best ways to get your FFXIV level 90 gear up to a good item level.

FFXIV's Pre-Dawntrail Road Map Includes 48-Hour Maintenance, Yo-kai Watch and Dragon Quest Events

Final Fantasy 14's road map includes two returning crossover events and a Gold Saucer favorite, plus two more Live Letters, a Treasure Trove, and the media tour.

Check Your PC Before Final Fantasy 14: Dawntrail's Graphics Update with Official Benchmark Release Tomorrow

The official FFXIV: Dawntrail benchmark will be available for download free tomorrow, April 14th, at midnight PDT.

Final Fantasy 14's Blacklisting Options Grow Stronger In Dawntrail

When FFXIV: Dawntrail arrives this July, its blacklisting will expand to add account-wide character visibility removal, muting, and estate expulsion.

Baldur's Gate 3 Takes 'Game of the Year' At Every Major Industry Award

Baldur's Gate 3 swept every "Game of the Year" title in every major juried game awards show: The Game Awards, DICE, Game Developers Choice, and now, as of this week, the BAFTAs.

Roadmap For Elder Scrolls Online 10th Anniversary Celebration Unveiled

An in-person event in Amsterdam unveiled 10th anniversary celebration of The Elder Scrolls Online with in-game, real-life, and platform-specific treats.

Industry Layoffs 'An Avoidable F**k Up': Larian Dev Calls Out Trend In Interview

In a recent interview, Larian's head of publishing called out the stockholder-focused nature of the modern games industry.

Abyss Online Opens Steam Testing Ahead of Early Access Launch

Abyss Online has opened up Steam test access to players in anticipation of its main Early Access release on April 18th.

Warhammer 40k: Darktide Update Brings New Progression, Achievement TItles and More

The Darktide team announced a massive new update for "late April" with a slew of new Penance challenges, a new progression system, new enemies and conditions, and more.

Blunt Roblox 'Child Labor' Interview Highlights Nuances of Mod Marketplace Debate

Roblox's game lead bluntly spoke on some salient points regarding young developers--and fueled the fire in the ongoing modder-versus-publisher debate. 

Star Citizen's Jumptown Returns As Limited Extraction Mission Event

A team mission mode based on the Jumptown player saga of Star Citizen has begun for a limited time.

Tarisland Previews Ranger Class With Unique Ultimate System

Tarisland seems to want to keep up the excitement for its impending release, and most recently, it's done so with yet another introduction to future content.

Pantheon Season 2 Starts With New Content, Graphics Update

This weekend, the first season of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen gameplay wrapped up, and the next begins today for VIP-tier early backers.

[Updated] PSA: Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons & Dragons Online From Standing Stone Games See Extended Outages

If you're having trouble logging into LotRO or DDO - you're not alone as Standing Strone Games appears to be dealing with extended outages.

Elite Dangerous Lead Game Designer Wants You To Join The Thargoid War

Lead game designer Betterton gave something of a rallying cry about the current and future state of the war.