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Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 will finally mark gathering areas on your map
Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 will finally mark gathering areas on your map
The preliminary notes for Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 have been posted by Square Enix, and one change in particular should make the MMORPG game that much more pleasant overall.
So, you want to get back into Final Fantasy XIV?
So, you want to get back into Final Fantasy XIV?
How to get caught up ahead of the next big expansion, Endwalker.
Rumour: Final Fantasy 16 Coming to PC & Xbox Series X After PS5
Rumour: Final Fantasy 16 Coming to PC & Xbox Series X After PS5
The post Rumour: Final Fantasy 16 Coming to PC & Xbox Series X After PS5 appeared first on Fextralife. Rumour: Final Fantasy XVI may be launching on PC and Xbox Series X further down the line, as PS5 gets a time-limited exclusive launch. The post Rumour: Final Fantasy 16 Coming to PC & Xbox Series X After PS5 appeared first on Fextralife.
Final Fantasy 14 is bringing back the Rainmaker hairstyle
Final Fantasy 14 is bringing back the Rainmaker hairstyle
The 'do disappeared after 2018's Make It Rain event, but now it's coming back.
Fantasian gets the original Final Fantasy team back in a JRPG for all
Fantasian gets the original Final Fantasy team back in a JRPG for all
Fantasian is a game from Mistwalker, the studio founded in 2006 by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy.
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
Final Fantasy XIV is once again making it rain for fans of extremely anime hair - and even as a fledgling FFXIV player, I'm confident in saying that everyone in this game is a fan of extremely anime hair.
FFXIV director hits Twitch to share his coffee cookie recipe and drink wine
FFXIV director hits Twitch to share his coffee cookie recipe and drink wine
Just when I thought Final Fantasy XIV's director and producer Naoki Yoshida couldn't get any cooler, he goes and pours himself a glass of wine and starts hosting a cooking show on Twitch.
That Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle You Like Is Going To Come Back In Style
That Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle You Like Is Going To Come Back In Style
A popular Final Fantasy XIV hairstyle that hasn’t been available in-game for years is going to make a permanent comeback, Square Enix announced this morning. Read more...
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Good news, Final Fantasy 14 fans - the MMO's annual Easter-themed event Hatching-tide is on the way, and soon.
Final Fantasy 14 Crosses 22 Million Registered Users
Final Fantasy 14 Crosses 22 Million Registered Users
This includes free trial players as well.
Final Fantasy XIV's patch 5.5 trailer shows Nier: Automata crossover
Final Fantasy XIV's patch 5.5 trailer shows Nier: Automata crossover
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion is Endwalker, which will conclude the story that's been running through the massively multiplayer game since A Realm Reborn launched in 2013.
Square Enix shows Final Fantasy 14 running on PS5 for the first time
Square Enix shows Final Fantasy 14 running on PS5 for the first time
Square Enix has shown off Final Fantasy 14 running on a PlayStation 5 for the first time. Final Fantasy 14 producer and director Naoki Yoshida revealed 16 minutes of footage of the PS5 version during Square Enix's latest Letter from the Producer livestream (thanks, Gematsu). You can check the footage out in the video below (skip to the one hour and 19 minutes mark): Read more
Final Fantasy Creator's Fantasian Comes to Apple Arcade Today
Final Fantasy Creator's Fantasian Comes to Apple Arcade Today
Final Fantasy creator's Fantasian and 31 other games are now available on Apple Arcade.
Final Fantasy 14 PS5 Open Beta Coming Later This Month
Final Fantasy 14 PS5 Open Beta Coming Later This Month
The PS5 Open Beta for Final Fantasy 14 will launch this month.
DF Direct Weekly tackles Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade, Switch Pro and more
DF Direct Weekly tackles Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade, Switch Pro and more
The latest Digital Foundry Direct Weekly has just been posted! This extended show is our chance to sit down and relax a little during the week, discuss the topics that have dominated the news and to share some behind the scenes details on the projects we're working on - while also tackling some Q+A with questions offered up by our fine Patreon supporters.
Japan Voted On Final Fantasy's Best Games And Characters - Do You Agree With The Ranking?
Japan Voted On Final Fantasy's Best Games And Characters - Do You Agree With The Ranking?
Which is your favourite? Final Fantasy is one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, building up a hugely dedicated army of fans over the years since first launching back in the '80s.
Mistwalker Boss Not Interested In Reviving Studio's Older Games
Mistwalker Boss Not Interested In Reviving Studio's Older Games
Would rather "build something new". Earlier this week, we heard how the mobile exclusive Fantasian could potentially be the last project for Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker Boss, Hironobu Sakaguchi, before he steps back or at least takes a break. In the same interview with VGC, Sakaguchi was asked if his company would be up for remasters or remakes of games such as The Last Story.
Astria Ascending trailer reveals new JRPG from ex-Final Fantasy devs
Astria Ascending trailer reveals new JRPG from ex-Final Fantasy devs
Japanese role-playing game fans have been spoiled quite a bit lately.
Former Final Fantasy talent onboard for striking hand-drawn JRPG Astria Ascending
Former Final Fantasy talent onboard for striking hand-drawn JRPG Astria Ascending
Artisan Studios has unveiled Astria Ascending, a new Japanese-style RPG being developed in conjunction with Final Fantasy 7 writer Kazushige Nojima and FF12 composer Hitoshi Sakimoto. Astria Ascending casts players as one of the eight demigods - guardians of Harmony charged with protecting the world of Orcanon from the mysterious Noises. There's plenty more scene-setting in the trailer below - including mention of the delightfully named "Harmelon", an instinct-suppressing melon used to maintain harmony across the land - but the gist is that it's a side-on, turn-based RPG with some very nice hand-drawn art. Read more
Astria Ascending is a lovely-looking RPG with some Final Fantasy talent
Astria Ascending is a lovely-looking RPG with some Final Fantasy talent
Newly announced Astria Ascending sure looks pretty, but that doesn't mean its world doesn't need saving.
This gorgeous indie RPG had a helping hand from Final Fantasy veterans
This gorgeous indie RPG had a helping hand from Final Fantasy veterans
Astria Ascending pairs a storybook style with music from Hitoshi Sakimoto and input from other big name JRPG devs.
Fantasian Could Be Final Fantasy Creator’s Final Project
Fantasian Could Be Final Fantasy Creator’s Final Project
Hironobu Sakaguchi looks at the upcoming RPG as potentially his last.
Final Fantasy 11 Mobile Has Been Officially Cancelled
Final Fantasy 11 Mobile Has Been Officially Cancelled
After 6 years in development, it's finally official.
Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Says Latest Project Could Be His Last
Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Says Latest Project Could Be His Last
"I think it is certainly possible". A few weeks ago, we heard how Japanese video game composer, Nobuo Uematsu - who has worked on most Final Fantasy games in some capacity and other RPG hits like Chrono Trigger - might be calling it a day due to health issues. Now, in a bit of an update, Final Fantasy creator and veteran designer, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has stated how the Apple Arcade exclusive, Fantasian, could also potentially be his last project.
Six years after its announcement, Square's Final Fantasy 11 mobile reboot is cancelled
Six years after its announcement, Square's Final Fantasy 11 mobile reboot is cancelled
Square Enix's long-in-the-works Final Fantasy 11 reboot for mobile devices has, six years after its initial announcement, been officially cancelled. Final Fantasy 11 R - a mobile version of 2002's PlayStation 2, PC, and later Xbox 360 MMORPG Final Fantasy 11 Online - was originally unveiled back in March 2015 as a collaboration between Square Enix and online game specialist Nexon. Leaked screenshots of the reboot emerged a year later, but the game sailed right through its originally planned 2016 release window with barely a peep.
Astoria Ascending Comes To Switch This Year, With Final Fantasy Veteran Kazushige Nojima In Tow
Astoria Ascending Comes To Switch This Year, With Final Fantasy Veteran Kazushige Nojima In Tow
Western release remains unconfirmed at this time. The Switch has developed an impressive RPG library over the years, and that includes a fair share of remasters.
Final Fantasy XI mobile reboot officially cancelled
Final Fantasy XI mobile reboot officially cancelled
Nexon and Square Enix indicated that the title didn't meet expectations, despite having been in development for five years
Final Fantasy 11 Mobile Reboot Cancelled 6 Years After Announcement
Final Fantasy 11 Mobile Reboot Cancelled 6 Years After Announcement
Development on Final Fantasy XI Reboot has ceased, as the mobile game failed to meet Square's creative standards for the series.
Check out Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade's
Check out Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade's "extended and enhanced" features in this all-new trailer
Square Enix has dropped a fresh trailer for Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade. "Take a look at the city of Midgar like never before, with improved textures, lighting and background environments," teases the video description.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade: New Trailer Shows Off PS5 Improvements
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade: New Trailer Shows Off PS5 Improvements
A new Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade trailer gives an extended look at all the visual enhancements and new features made possible by the PS5.
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 gets its next live letter reveal in April
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 gets its next live letter reveal in April
Final Fantasy XIV is speeding along toward its next big expansion, Endwalker, but we've still got a couple of patches to run through before we actually get to the big, new expansion.
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis Will Be Free-To-Play, Supported by Loot Boxes
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis Will Be Free-To-Play, Supported by Loot Boxes
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis will be free-to-play, but supported by microtransaction loot boxes.
Gaming Didn't Get Me Through It
Gaming Didn't Get Me Through It
Before lockdown started, I had another job with a company that made what became the world’s most sought-after product: hand sanitizer.
No Final Fantasy 7 Remake DLC Planned, Studio Focus Is on Sequel
No Final Fantasy 7 Remake DLC Planned, Studio Focus Is on Sequel
Despite new Yuffie content for the PS5 version, Square Enix is focusing on the Final Fantasy 7 Remake sequel rather than new DLC.
FF7: The First Soldier Hopes To Get Battle Royale Fans Into Final Fantasy
FF7: The First Soldier Hopes To Get Battle Royale Fans Into Final Fantasy
Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier has been designed in hope that it will bring battle royale fans to JRPG series.
Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis Will Have Loot Boxes
Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis Will Have Loot Boxes
Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis, the mobile compilation aiming to bring all of the Final Fantasy VII extended universe’s stories together in one place, will have loot boxes, creative director Tetsuya Nomura confirmed yesterday in a new interview with Famitsu. Read more...
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Will Concentrate on Part 2 After the Release of Episode Yuffie
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Will Concentrate on Part 2 After the Release of Episode Yuffie
The post Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Will Concentrate on Part 2 After the Release of Episode Yuffie appeared first on Fextralife. Final Fantasy 7 Remake will not be getting more content after Episode Yuffie, as devs confirm to continue working on Part 2. The post Final Fantasy 7 Remake Devs Will Concentrate on Part 2 After the Release of Episode Yuffie appeared first on Fextralife.
Final Fantasy 7 battle royale designed to grow series' typical demographic, director says
Final Fantasy 7 battle royale designed to grow series' typical demographic, director says
Why is there a Final Fantasy 7 battle royale? It's a good question.
Square Enix Registers New Trademarks For Theatrhythm In Australia And Canada
Square Enix Registers New Trademarks For Theatrhythm In Australia And Canada
Final Fantasy's rhythm spinoff hasn't seen a new entry since 2016. It's been a few years since we last saw Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy.
Feels From Heals: Healing In Final Fantasy XIV Is Super Rewarding
Feels From Heals: Healing In Final Fantasy XIV Is Super Rewarding
The first thing I did upon setting foot in Foundation, the hub world central to Final Fantasy XIV’s Heavensward expansion, was sign up for the Astrologian and Dark Knight job class.
PlayStation Japan livestream to showcase FF7RI, Resi Evil Village
PlayStation Japan livestream to showcase FF7RI, Resi Evil Village
PlayStation has detailed a Japanese livestream which will debut new gameplay from Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade and Resident Evil Village.
Final Fantasy legend Nobuo Uematsu's 9 greatest musical moments
Final Fantasy legend Nobuo Uematsu's 9 greatest musical moments
A look back at 30+ years of killer soundtracks.
Final Fantasy's Chocobo Racing Might Be Making A Comeback
Final Fantasy's Chocobo Racing Might Be Making A Comeback
More trademarks surface online. Update : Last December, a trademark for the Final Fantasy Chocobo spin-off surfaced online.
New Final Fantasy XIV ads are just channeling your annoying FFXIV friend
New Final Fantasy XIV ads are just channeling your annoying FFXIV friend
The 'annoying Final Fantasy XIV friend' is a meme that's getting increasingly difficult to escape from - as is your annoying FFXIV friend.
Square Enix bans thousands of Final Fantasy 14 players for real-money trading
Square Enix bans thousands of Final Fantasy 14 players for real-money trading
Almost 6,000 players had their accounts terminated in the week leading up to March 3
Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu May Have Written His Last Full Soundtrack
Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu May Have Written His Last Full Soundtrack
"He was going through some health issues". Nobuo Uematsu's had a long history within gaming that any composer would be proud of.
Over 5,000 Final Fantasy XIV Players Were Banned For Using Or Advertising Real Money Trading
Over 5,000 Final Fantasy XIV Players Were Banned For Using Or Advertising Real Money Trading
Square Enix announced earlier this week that over 5,000 Final Fantasy XIV players were banned after they were caught using or advertising real money in-game. Read more...
Square Enix bans almost 6000 players for real-money trading in Final Fantasy 14
Square Enix bans almost 6000 players for real-money trading in Final Fantasy 14
Square Enix has banned over 5000 players for what it deems as "illegal activities" in Final Fantasy 14. In an update to the official website, the publisher reminded players that "real money trading (RMT) and other illicit activities upset the balance of the game and, as such, are prohibited under the Terms of Service". Having reportedly "confirmed the existence of players who are engaging in these illicit activities", Square Enix has now terminated 5037 accounts for participation in real money trading and prohibited activities, and another 814 for advertising real money trading.
This mod makes Final Fantasy 9 look better than ever
This mod makes Final Fantasy 9 look better than ever
Using AI and a lot of hands-on work to upscale the game
Final Fantasy 14 bans over 5,000 players for using real money in-game
Final Fantasy 14 bans over 5,000 players for using real money in-game
Another batch of Final Fantasy 14 players have been banned for using real world money in exchange for goods and services in the MMORPG game, and a smaller group was similarly punished for trying to. In a news post, it's revealed that just over 5,000 players have had their accounts in the open-world game terminated, accounting for the period between February 25 and March 3 of this year.
Final Fantasy Creator’s Next Game Fantasian Receives Story Trailer and New Details
Final Fantasy Creator’s Next Game Fantasian Receives Story Trailer and New Details
Explore more than 150 dioramas and engage in dimensional combat.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake PS5 New Yuffie Screenshots, Episode Length and More
Final Fantasy 7 Remake PS5 New Yuffie Screenshots, Episode Length and More
The post Final Fantasy 7 Remake PS5 New Yuffie Screenshots, Episode Length and More appeared first on Fextralife. The new Yuffie episode will be coming to PS5 this June, new details about her character, the episode length and more have been released. The post Final Fantasy 7 Remake PS5 New Yuffie Screenshots, Episode Length and More appeared first on Fextralife.
Playstation Plus Free Games for March 2021 Include Final Fantasy 7 Remake
Playstation Plus Free Games for March 2021 Include Final Fantasy 7 Remake
The post Playstation Plus Free Games for March 2021 Include Final Fantasy 7 Remake appeared first on Fextralife. Don't miss the free games coming to Playstation Plus for March including FF7 Remake and sci-fi co-op shooter Remnant From the Ashes. The post Playstation Plus Free Games for March 2021 Include Final Fantasy 7 Remake appeared first on Fextralife.
Final Fantasy Creator's New JRPG Lets You Procrastinate With Its Random Encounters
Final Fantasy Creator's New JRPG Lets You Procrastinate With Its Random Encounters
Fantasian, the next game from Mistwalker, the studio founded by Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, is coming to Apple Aracde later this year.
Final Fantasy Creator Talks About His Upcoming JRPG, Fantasian
Final Fantasy Creator Talks About His Upcoming JRPG, Fantasian
With over 150 hand-built dioramas, each crafted by expert artisans and special-effects professionals, Fantasian looks like nothing else in the JRPG space.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade: Here's What Comes in Each Edition
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade: Here's What Comes in Each Edition
Everything you need to know to preorder Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PS5 when it comes available on June 10.
New Pokemon Games, New Final Fantasy VII Spin-Offs, Anthem Is Done, Call Of Duty Is Way Too Big, And More
New Pokemon Games, New Final Fantasy VII Spin-Offs, Anthem Is Done, Call Of Duty Is Way Too Big, And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we learn about the next terrible thing involving Cyberpunk 2077, learn the future of Anthem, check out a new trailer for more Hot Wheels in Forza, talk about some good dads and watch Destiny 2 players jump off a cliff over and over. Read more...
Deathloop’s Sultry “Déjà Vu” Will Be My Summer Anthem
Deathloop’s Sultry “Déjà Vu” Will Be My Summer Anthem
Outside of Square Enix announcing a new story DLC for Final Fantasy VII Remake, yesterday’s PlayStation State of Play event was kinda a dud.
Square Enix Is Finally Making The Final Fantasy VII Cinematic Universe Playable
Square Enix Is Finally Making The Final Fantasy VII Cinematic Universe Playable
Yesterday’s most important Final Fantasy news wasn’t delivered at the end of Sony’s lackluster State of Play livestream presentation but was instead casually tweeted out afterward: a new mobile game called Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis is coming.
Sony State of Play special - it's the Eurogamer News Cast!
Sony State of Play special - it's the Eurogamer News Cast!
Wow, what a week! Prepare yourself for a bumper Eurogamer News Cast because we have a lot to talk about. We start with Sony's State of Play broadcast, in which the Final Fantasy 7 Remake PlayStation 5 upgrade was announced.
PlayStation Plus Games for March 2021 Announced
PlayStation Plus Games for March 2021 Announced
Sony has revealed that the PS4 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Maquette, Farpoint VR, and Remnant: From the Ashes are the PlayStation Plus games for March 2021.
PlayStation Plus games for March: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Maquette, Remnant: From the Ashes and Farpoint
PlayStation Plus games for March: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Maquette, Remnant: From the Ashes and Farpoint
Return to one of PlayStation’s most iconic settings reimagined for PS4 and experience a truly unique puzzle experience for PS5 as Final Fantasy VII Remake and Maquette join PlayStation Plus next month.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake headlines March PlayStation Plus lineup
Final Fantasy 7 Remake headlines March PlayStation Plus lineup
The PlayStation Plus titles for March have been revealed seemingly ahead of time. As spotted by @Nibellion on Twitter, the PlayStation Netherlands Facebook page confirmed Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Maquette, Remnant from the Ashes and Farpoint VR are the March Plus games. Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a particular highlight, given the PlayStation 5 upgrade version was announced last night during Sony's State of Play broadcast.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Be Coming to PS Plus in March, But Won't Be Upgradeable to PS5 Version
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Be Coming to PS Plus in March, But Won't Be Upgradeable to PS5 Version
The PS4 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake seems to be coming to PS Plus next March – but it won't upgrade freely to the new PS5 version.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie Episode Revealed; FF7 Intergrade PS5 Upgrade Announced
Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie Episode Revealed; FF7 Intergrade PS5 Upgrade Announced
The post Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie Episode Revealed; FF7 Intergrade PS5 Upgrade Announced appeared first on Fextralife. Final Fantasy 7 Remake is getting a PS5 upgrade, plus new Yuffie episode coming this June! New FF7 mobile games also coming. The post Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie Episode Revealed; FF7 Intergrade PS5 Upgrade Announced appeared first on Fextralife.
Square Enix announces two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games
Square Enix announces two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games
Square Enix has announced two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games. Final Fantasy 7 The First Soldier is a battle royale game set in Midgar 30 years before the events of Final Fantasy 7.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Intergrade update bringing PlayStation 5 enhancements this June
Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Intergrade update bringing PlayStation 5 enhancements this June
PlayStation 5 owners will be able to enjoy an enhanced version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake starting 10th June, courtesy of Square Enix's newly announced Intergrade release - which also brings a new Yuffie Kisaragi episode. Intergrade will freshen up Final Fantasy 7 Remake on PS5 with improved textures, lighting, and fog effects, and there's also a new Graphics Optimisation Mode, offering 4K resolution, and a 60fps Performance Optimisation Mode.
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis Announced for 2022 [Update]
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis Announced for 2022 [Update]
It's a "chapter-structured" single player game which covers the entire timeline of the series.
Final Fantasy XVI Producer Describes it as “Quite Action- Orientated” But Will Include Story Focused Mode
Final Fantasy XVI Producer Describes it as “Quite Action- Orientated” But Will Include Story Focused Mode
The post Final Fantasy XVI Producer Describes it as “Quite Action- Orientated” But Will Include Story Focused Mode appeared first on Fextralife. The producer of Final Fantasy XVI talks about the game's themes as well as a story focused mode. The post Final Fantasy XVI Producer Describes it as “Quite Action- Orientated” But Will Include Story Focused Mode appeared first on Fextralife.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets PS5 Version With New Story Starring Yuffie
Final Fantasy VII Remake Gets PS5 Version With New Story Starring Yuffie
This summer, Final Fantasy VII Remake is getting a PlayStation 5 upgrade with all sorts of graphical bells and whistles—and also a new “episode” starring a Final Fantasy VII character who didn’t appear in the game previously: Yuffie Kisaragi. Read more...
Square Enix Announces Two More Final Fantasy VII Games
Square Enix Announces Two More Final Fantasy VII Games
Just after wrapping up Sony’s media show this evening with some Final Fantasy VII x PS5 news, Square Enix announced that there are two more Final Fantasy games coming, both based on the Final Fantasy VII universe. Read more...