The current state of FFXIV and Square Enix’s plans for future Dragon Quest games

By: Justin Haywald Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Square Enix’s reboot of their MMO franchise, has already surpassed the company’s previous entry in the series, Final Fantasy XI. With over 600,000 active subscribers, FFXIV has more active players than FFXI did at its peak. This information came from Square’s online financial results briefing, posted earlier today. In the document, Square also outlines their plans … Continue reading The current state of FFXIV and Square Enix’s plans for future Dragon Quest games

Square Enix reveals their E3 2013 lineup

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix is returning to E3 this year with what can only be described as a Japanese-heavy lineup. In stark contrast to last year’s Eidos dominated showing, this year is headlined by Final Fantasy XIV and other titles out of the company’s domestic catalog. Square Enix reveals their E3 2013 lineup Their booth will play host to playable versions of Final … Continue reading Square Enix reveals their E3 2013 lineup

Before Meteor: Final Fantasy XIV Original Soundtrack coming to blu-ray

By: Erren Van Duine A new listing for an all-new Final Fantasy XIV soundtrack has shown up over at VGMdb, suggesting that the music from the original game will be making its way to store shelves later this year. Titled “Before Meteor: Final Fantasy XIV Original Soundtrack,” the release will be available on blu-ray disc for ¥5250 (approximately $50). The disc will come houses with the … Continue reading Before Meteor: Final Fantasy XIV Original Soundtrack coming to blu-ray

Final Fantasy XIV “End of an Era” trailer scheduled to drop on November 11th

By: Erren Van Duine The current version of Final Fantasy XIV will cease to exist as of November 11th. If it weren’t anymore obvious, the FFXIV launcher was updated today with a counter that ends on that very day. It has since been discovered that a new trailer will go up around the same time entitled “End of an Era.” As of now the page … Continue reading Final Fantasy XIV “End of an Era” trailer scheduled to drop on November 11th

Square Enix Channel Presents – The future of Final Fantasy round-table discussion

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix Channel’s recording of “The Future of Final Fantasy” round-table discussion is now available for online viewing. Although slightly edited (they removed the History of Visual Works presentation, for example), most of the original session is intact and includes Hajime Tabata’s Tokimeki Final Fantasy, as well as other fan questions posed to series creators. In attendance were – Hajime Tabata … Continue reading Square Enix Channel Presents – The future of Final Fantasy round-table discussion

Final Fantasy XIV Special Talk Show presentation now in English

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has made available last Saturday’s Final Fantasy XIV Special Talk Show presentation. For those who can’t understand Japanese, you now have the option of enabling English subtitles. The show runs about an hour in length and features gameplay footage along with commentary from the development staff. Check it out below! Source: Nova Crystallis Continue reading Final Fantasy XIV Special Talk Show presentation now in English