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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.


FFXIV’s Starlight Celebration Starts Soon, And You Get a Cute Yeti Minion

Final Fantasy XIV celebrates the holidays every year with an in-game seasonal event called the Starlight Celebration. It’s as festive as any wintertime holiday with decorations in city centers, neat items to earn, and a questline with a heartwarming story to go along with it. This year, the Starlight Celebration…

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FFXIV Starlight Celebration 2021

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FFXIV Endwalker Hunt Guide: Unlock Quest, Rewards List, and Why Should Do It

Just like previous expansions in Final Fantasy XIV, the Clan Hunt is an optional activity in Endwalker that’ll net you some neat rewards and EXP. It functions very much the same — go to the Hunt Board, accept whichever tier of bounties called Mark Bills, find and defeat those enemies,…

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FFXIV Director Details Fixes for Server Issues, Maintenance Coming Soon [UPDATE]

In the latest development of server and login problems surrounding Final Fantasy XIV and the launch of Endwalker, director and producer Naoki Yoshida explained a few measure being taken to help alleviate the issues. In a new blog post of the game’s official site, he detailed how the team is…

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FFXIV Reaper Guide: Unlock Quest, Early Rotation, and Leveling Up Fast

A new expansion means new Jobs in the world of Final Fantasy XIV. This time around with Endwalker, we have some fantastic additions with Reaper and Sage. And if you’re looking to spice up your Melee DPS gameplay or like the idea of summoning a Grim Reaper to fight by…

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FFXIV Endwalker Reaper Starters Guide

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FFXIV Endwalker: Summoner Has Become the Simplest DPS (Quick Guide)

Summoner is one of the main Jobs I play in Final Fantasy XIV, and it’s essentially a brand-new one with a major overhaul alongside the launch of Endwalker and Patch 6.0. It was shown off leading up to the expansion’s release through a Live Letter and demonstration, and many of…

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FFXIV Endwalker Summoner Overhaul Guide

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FFXIV Director Addresses Server Issues; Gives Free Subscription Time and Peak Hours Info

In another instance of Final Fantasy XIV suffering from success, director and producer Naoki Yoshida acknowledged the server issues and login problems that have surrounded the early access launch of Endwalker. In the official FFXIV blog, he explained exactly why these problems persist — broadly speaking, the sheer number of…

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FFXIV Endwalker Dungeon Guide: Tower of Zot

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker kicks off its roster of main scenario dungeons with the Tower of Zot, which — like many aspects of this expansion — is an ode to Final Fantasy IV. But instead of it being a technological marvel like in the source material, it’s an H.R. Giger-esque…

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FFXIV Endwalker Tower of Zot guide

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Astrologian Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Overview, and How to Play

Look to the stars and believe in the heart of the cards because Astrologian (AST) in Final Fantasy XIV keeps the party alive and strong with its healing and buffs. Admittedly, it’s the most complex Healer in the game, so those who want a more gentle learning curve may want…

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FFXIV Endwalker’s Long Blue Moon Cactuar: A Review

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker‘s Patch 6.0 notes have been published, containing an ungodly amount of information for us FFXIV perverts. The only problem is that Square Enix expects me to treat some new folks as enemies, like this very long blue Cactuar fool just chilling on the moon. Some players…

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FFXIV Pays Tribute to Belts, Changes Shown in Endwalker Patch 6.0 Notes

We knew this day would come. Glamour and gear has come a long way in the world of Final Fantasy XIV. So much so that clothing designers and armorers across The Source and The First have overcome the need for belts in their world thanks to advancements in pants tailoring.…

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The Must-Play FFXIV Content You Should Finish Before (or After) Endwalker

Final Fantasy XIV  is built in such a way that if you only want to experience the main story — alongside the dungeons and trials that come with it — you absolutely can. You’d still get a satisfying chunk of the game, and be well on your way to Endwalker…

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Legacy of the Sith Expansion Launches in December

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith has a release date: Dec. 14, 2021. In its 10th year running, the BioWare MMO continues its ongoing story that mostly builds off the previous Onslaught expansion with several returning characters as the primary focus. Legacy of the Sith will…

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Star Wars: The Old Republic - Legacy of the Sith Coming Soon

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Shin Megami Tensei V Has The First Demon From Philippine Folklore For The Series, And It’s DARK

One of the most fascinating things about the Shin Megami Tensei franchise isn’t just its wild compendium of demons to use in battle, but also the lore and mythologies they come from. Almost every demon (or persona in the Persona series) draws from cultures and folklore around the world, and…

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New Viera Hairstyles Shown for FFXIV Endwalker (New Hrothgar Hair Coming Later)

It’s been a long-time coming for Viera players in Final Fantasy XIV — new hairstyles are coming with the launch of Endwalker. During one segment during the latest Live Letter from the Producer, director and producer Naoki Yoshida did his notorious holding-up-a-printed-screenshot-at-the-camera during the stream to show off the new female…

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FFXIV Endwalker Tomestone Changes and FF4-Inspired Endgame Gear Revealed

As part of the many things revealed during the Live Letter for the Producer for Final Fantasy XIV, the development team detailed some Endwalker endgame content, including how Allagan Tomestones are changing. Director and producer Naoki Yoshida also did his notorious paper shuffling to show off literal printouts of the…

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FFXIV Endwalker Will Have Role Quests Like Shadowbringers With Some Tweaks

As part of the latest Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter from the Producer stream, the team went into detail about the return of Role Quests and how they’ll be implemented in the upcoming expansion, Endwalker. These will work similarly to how they did in Shadowbringers, but with some notable changes.…

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FFXIV Endwalker Post-Launch Content Revealed: Patch 6.05, Pandaemonium Raid, and More

The big-ticket news out of the latest Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter for the Producer is that the Endwalker expansion has been delayed from November 19 (early access) and November 23. Early Access will now begin on December 3, and the full launch will be on December 7. This will…

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FFXIV Endwalker’s Reaper is Hella Fun: Job Overview and How It Works

One of the many things I was hyped about going into my hands-on preview session for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker was learning and playing the new Jobs, Reaper and Sage. And let me tell you now, Reaper might be the best Melee DPS Job yet. Maybe that’s just because I’m…

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FFXIV Endwalker Reaper in Tower of Zot

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Our Time With FFXIV Endwalker Told Many Stories Without a Single Line of Dialogue

A wise catboy once asked, “How many years have I waited for this moment?” For finally getting hands-on with Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker? Well, about two years. Two very unique years. It’s wild to think about how much FFXIV has evolved from a gameplay, narrative, and cultural standpoint since the…

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FFXIV Endwalker: All New Healer Changes up to Level 90 and Sage Breakdown

One of the best things about our time playing the preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker during the recent media tour was having access to every Job at level 90, including the upcoming Reaper and Sage. While we’ve covered Tanks, Melee DPS, and Ranged/Magic DPS extensively, here, we’ll be…

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