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Michael Higham

FFXIV section head and editor at Fanbyte, former editor and host at GameSpot. You know the vibes. Salamat sa 'yong suporta.


Kingdom Hearts IV Revealed With Gameplay Trailer, No Release Date Yet

As part of Kingdom Hearts‘ 20th anniversary, Square Enix revealed multiple new projects in the franchise. Of course, the biggest one is Kingdom Hearts IV. This official announcement came with a fairly lengthy trailer that included gameplay footage, which you can watch below (starting at 4:12 in the video). Kingdom…

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FFXIV 6.1 Patch Notes Summary; Here’s All the Good Stuff [UPDATED]

The wait is almost over for the first major update for Final Fantasy XIV in a post-Endwalker world. To tide you over for the FFXIV Patch 6.1 launch on April 12, the official full patch notes have been published on The Lodestone. While it has every single detail on what’s…

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FFXIV Hatching Tide Event Starts Soon, Get Egg-cited for the Eat Egg Emote

Shortly after the launch of Patch 6.1 in Final Fantasy XIV on April 12, players will be able to take part in the next seasonal event. FFXIV will start the Hatching Tide event on April 13 at 1:00 a.m. PT and it will run until April 27 at 7:59 a.m.…

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FFXIV Maintenance Time and Date for Patch 6.1 (24-Hour Offline Period)

We recently had the last Patch 6.1 Live Letter and saw more of the exciting content coming soon to Final Fantasy XIV. From fighting gods in the Myths of the Realm alliance raid to taking it easy on the MSQ adventure, Patch 6.1 seems like it’s gonna be a feast.…

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After So Many Other Games, Returning to FFXIV Feels Like Coming Home

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, huh? When I pulled up to my Free Company house the other day, saw members of VinCo lined up by our market board, and heard the little jingle that plays outside the house, a sense of comfort washed over me. That training dummy I…

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FFXIV 6.1: Ninja’s Trick Attack Gets Nerfed, Mugged Even — But It’s Not All Bad!

It’s always an exciting time in Final Fantasy XIV when new Job changes are revealed in Live Letters and patch notes. This latest Live Letter finally dug into some important adjustments being made to Jobs across the board when FFXIV Patch 6.1 releases on April 12. But one thing definitely…

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FFXIV Patch 6.1 Job Changes [UPDATED]: Samurai, Ninja, White Mage, and More

As part of the latest Live Letter from the Producer, we got details on Job changes coming to Final Fantasy XIV via Patch 6.1. You can peep the FFXIV Patch 6.1 trailer to see all the exciting things lined up for the update ahead of its April 12 release. But…

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FFXIV Patch 6.1: New Hrothgar Hairstyles Revealed, Thank the Twelve

We truly were spoiled with this latest Live Letter from the Producer. With all the new content coming to Final Fantasy XIV, via FFXIV Patch 6.1, there’s no shortage of things to get hyped about. So much of that was captured in the FFXIV Patch 6.1 trailer, which gave us…

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FFXIV Patch 6.1 Releases April 12, New Trailer Shows Off Wild New Content

As expected, the latest Live Letter from the Producer for Final Fantasy XIV delivered some juicy details on the first major post-Endwalker update, Patch 6.1. Director and producer Naoki Yoshida confirmed that FFXIV Patch 6.1 will launch on April 12. We also got a full trailer for the patch as well.…

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FFXIV Housing Guide: How to Enter the Lottery, Account Requirements, and Changes

The Final Fantasy XIV housing changes tweak the lottery again with revisions to ward classifications. The new system, implemented with Endwalker, continues to iterate on player housing through changes and additions that open up plots for individuals and Free Companies. All of the FFXIV housing lingo and rules can get…

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Official FFXIV Patch 6.1 Site Updated, Includes MSQ Teaser

If you’re eager to find out more about the upcoming Patch 6.1 for Final Fantasy XIV, you can now check out the official FFXIV 6.1 special site. It’s been updated with a few hints on the new content — the new main scenario quests, the next Extreme trial called the…

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FFXIV Dungeon Tier List — Every Dungeon Ranked (Un)scientifically

While this is supposed to be fun and not very serious, behind every goof is a grain of truth! Final Fantasy XIV players know a good dungeon when they see one. We’re more than happy to rerun a bunch of these as we reminisce about our first time, or shake…

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Stranger of Paradise is the Anti-FFXIV, and I Love It for That

“Bullshit,” is what I would say if you told me earlier this year that Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin would get me in my feelings. Yet here we are. Having recently finished it, I’m fresh off of the surprises and connections that truly make it a Final Fantasy game.…

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Ghostwire: Tokyo After the End Side Mission Guide — Don’t Get Locked Out

Side missions and optional activities fill the streets of the open world in Ghostwire: Tokyo. While you get some decent rewards and experience for completing them, they’re not necessarily critical. However, there is a series of side missions the game will advise you to finish before proceeding past the point…

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Ghostwire: Tokyo’s Worst Enemy is Formulaic Open World Design

The opening moments of Ghostwire: Tokyo don’t mess around. A deadly fog takes over the city, violent ghosts run the streets, and our main protagonist Akito gets partially possessed by the superpowered spirit of a man named KK — all of which happen in a matter of minutes. With the…

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Full FFXIV Patch 6.1 Live Letter is on April 1, Everything We Know So Far

The Final Fantasy XIV team has revealed the time and date for the next Live Letter From the Producer: Friday, April 1, 2022 at 4 a.m. PT / 7 a.m. ET. This one will cover extra details on the upcoming Patch 6.1 update before its mid-April launch. We expect to…

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You Can Pet the Dogs and Cats in Ghostwire: Tokyo

In the opening hours of my Ghostwire: Tokyo playthrough, I had plenty of thoughts filling my mind. Am I seeing things running through my head? Who am I gonna call? Am I the Ghostbuster? I ain’t afraid of no ghost. After about an hour, most of the tension dissipated as the…

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Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is So Utterly Ridiculous, It’s Stunning

If you’ve caught wind of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, you’re probably aware of how utterly ridiculous this game is. From the regularly dressed dudes in a high fantasy world to the unhealthy obsession with killing Chaos, Stranger of Paradise is exactly what you think it is. That voice…

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Love for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is Timeless

I have one less reason to keep my PS3 on hand, and that’s because Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is finally playable on modern platforms. This re-release for PC, PS4, and Switch keeps the original game intact and includes the DLC that matters and a balance patch once-exclusive to the arcades.…

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The Biggest Hits From the FFXIV Patch 6.1 (Newfound Adventures) Live Letter

This latest Live Letter from the Producer covered a ton of new things coming to Final Fantasy XIV when Patch 6.1 launches sometime in mid-April. There were teasers and screenshots for several new questlines coming to the game, some welcome quality of life changes, and details on anticipated features. We…

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