Square Enix announces device authentication for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV

By:  Derek Struble Square Enix announced today that mobile authentication will soon be available for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV. The application will run on both Android and iOS devices, and it will generate one time passwords to add another layer of security to player’s accounts. Physical authenticators are available for both games, with Final Fantasy XI players able to order one online and … Continue reading Square Enix announces device authentication for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin pre-launch trailer

By:  Erren Van Duine Square Enix has released a new trailer for FFXI’s latest expansion, set for release in less than two weeks. This “pre-launch” trailer features several adventurers as they fight off the Naakuals that dwell the lands of Ulbuka. This fifth expansion will be available on March 27th for PC and Xbox 360, with a PS2 release only available in Japan. For more on … Continue reading Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin pre-launch trailer

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary: Embracing The Difficulty

By: Spencer For the past quarter of a century, the main Final Fantasy games have been known for memorable stories, grandiose soundtracks, and consistently offering a difficult challenge to players. Starting 25 years ago with the original Final Fantasy, the challenge was there even in an age of games that required a lot of time and effort to complete. While some may be turned off … Continue reading Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary: Embracing The Difficulty

Guests and new songs revealed for Distant Worlds: 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy concerts

By: Erren Van Duine Distant Worlds: The Celebration, which will be hosted in London and Chicago, will be bringing with it a host of new additions and more. The Celebration program is full of exciting premieres, beloved classics and wildcards, including these new Final Fantasy scores: Battle With Four Fiends (FINAL FANTASY IV) Main Theme (FINAL FANTASY V) Vana’diel March (FINAL FANTASY XI) The Dalmasca … Continue reading Guests and new songs revealed for Distant Worlds: 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy concerts

Upcoming contest – Win yourself one of these Final Fantasy 25th anniversary posters

By: Erren Van Duine Hey all. We’ve got a great new giveaway coming to the site here momentarily. Courtesy of Square Enix, we’ll be giving away a load of these specially designed Final Fantasy posters. Created to honor this year’s 25th anniversary of the series, all 14 mainline entries are gathered here using the designs of Yoshitaka Amano. These are indeed the same posters given … Continue reading Upcoming contest – Win yourself one of these Final Fantasy 25th anniversary posters

Final Fantasy 25th anniversary stage events to be live streamed via Nico Nico

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has revealed the streaming line-up for next week’s Final Fantasy 25th anniversary event, which goes from September 1 through the 2nd. Via an update on the 25th anniversary portal site, each stage event now has a direct Nico Nico Video link you can click to view for each corresponding time slot and day. For a quick rundown, you can … Continue reading Final Fantasy 25th anniversary stage events to be live streamed via Nico Nico

Somnus and more headline this week’s Theatrhythm Final Fantasy content

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has gone and revealed the next several weeks of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy content. Similar to Japan, several songs will drop every week through the end of the month. Starting from today, the following songs are available to download from the 3DS eShop for .99 cents each, including Somnus from Final Fantasy Versus XIII: July 12, 2012 1. “Somnus” (FINAL … Continue reading Somnus and more headline this week’s Theatrhythm Final Fantasy content

Presenting: The Land of Vana’Diel – Final Fantasy XI Remix Album

By: Darryl Boy have we got a treat for you lot today! Our own Brian “Tweex” Arnold has been slaving away (while also producing the Final Fantasy Union podcast) on an entire remix album for Final Fantasy XI! Called The Land of Vana’Diel, the album contains 18 songs that have been remixed/rearranged to feature full orchestration. It will be releasing on the 1st of August, … Continue reading Presenting: The Land of Vana’Diel – Final Fantasy XI Remix Album

Final Fantasy XI New Expansion Pack Announced

By: Alex Today at Vana Fest 2012, Square Enix has announced the fifth expansion pack for Final Fantasy XI called Seekers of Adoulin (Or Adoulin no Makyou in Japanese). The pack is planned for release in 2013. Along with the new setting of Adoulin and it’s new areas, the expansion pack includes two new jobs, the Geomancer and a secret job. Both jobs feature weapon … Continue reading Final Fantasy XI New Expansion Pack Announced