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Victor Barreiro Jr. / Victor Barreiro Jr. maintains The Devil’s Advocate and The Secret World columns for MMORPG.com. He also writes for news website Rappler as a technology reporter. You can find more of his writings on Games and Geekery and on Twitter at @vbarreirojr.

September 2010
Last Active
September 2022
Early Access Review - Warring With Friends

Does Tiger Knight have what it takes to lure you onto its battlefield? Find out in our early access review?

An Acquired Taste

While I would like to dispense with scores in this final entry for my Tree of Savior review, I know that numbers speak volumes when it comes to helping people find out if Tree of Savior is worth playing. Here’s the thing: Tree of Savior is a fun game, but how much fun you get from it will depend primarily on your sensibilities as a gamer.

Wish List - Fun FFXIV Addons!

Victor’s lists what addons he’d like to see in FFXIV if they ever decide to go ahead with addon support.

Review in Progress 3 - Combat and Replayability

Victor discusses some aspects of combat and replayability in this installment of the Tree of Savior review in progress.

Endless dungeons & Content Deprecation

Victor talks about a new feature coming in Patch 3.35, as well as his fears for it.

Review in Progress #2: Controls and Trading

In this second installment of the review, Victor discusses controls and trading within the game.

No MMO can Please Everyone

Victor believes that no MMO, not even FFXIV, can please everyone all of the time. Do you agree?

Review in Progress #1 - From Beta to Soft Opening

In the first part of Victor’s Tree of Savior review, he discusses the hidden complexities of the game.

What to Expect in Patch 3.25 and Beyond

The Latest Letter to the Producer Live was a trove of information for feature updates in the coming patches. Let’s have a look!

Say Hello to the Feast PVP and Hatching-Tide 2016

A new PVP mode for level 60 players is here, while a new seasonal event is slated for March 15. Victor takes a look at both.

Patch 3.2 Brings the Fun Back

Victor takes a quick look at some of the new things FFXIV's Patch 3.2 brings that make it worth playing.

'The Gears  of Change' is Coming!

Victor gives a brief overview of what’s coming when The Gears of Change rolls around.

On Two Different Kinds of Content Grind

Victor compares two games with differing attractiveness when it comes to content grinds: FFXIV and Warframe.

What to Expect from FFXIV in 2016

Naoki Yoshida’s greetings for the new year brought some cheer, as well as some mystery, to Final Fantasy XIV fans everywhere. Read on to find out what's in store for FFXIV in 2016.

How to Earn Your Own Anima Weapon in Heavensward

One of the more time-consuming new additions to FFXIV is the creation of your very own Anima Weapon in Eorzea. But you might be wondering how they’re obtained. Worry not, soon you’ll be on your way to earning your very own Anima Weapon with our handy walkthrough!