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FFXIV Prepares for Endwalker With “Fly Me To The Moon” Remix

We wait for Final Fantasy XIV to come back from maintenance. When it does, we’ll have started patch 6.0, also known as the Endwalker expansion. It’s a time for anticipation and excitement, male Vieras, new jobs, and our journey to the moon. Speaking of the moon: To celebrate the occasion,…

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FFXIV Dark Knight Music Video

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Twelve Important Details in the FFXIV: Endwalker Patch 6.0 Patch Notes

It’s really happening, isn’t it? As we enter December, there’s a new holiday incoming, as Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is set to release into early access on December 3. The rest get to join in on the journey on December 7, as we seek to save our star and end…

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FFXIV Endwalker Radz At Han

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FFXIV Adds Separate Zone Instances To Help Day One Endwalker Server Congestion

Ah, expansion launch day. When Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker begins its early access on December 3, everyone will be rushing to get a headstart on the walk to the end. Imagine thousands of folks trying to cram their way through the same door.  I still remember that absolute mass of…

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FFXIV Instancing Servers

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Square Enix Uploads FFXIV 1.0 Trailer to Official YouTube Channel

This week, we begin on our path towards the end. Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker will be launching into Early Access on December 3, with a full release on December 7. It will soon be time to go to the moon. Ahead of the launch, Square Enix has uploaded the original…

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FFXIV: How To Set Up Your Hotbars For Keyboard and Mouse

Jumping into Final Fantasy XIV as a whole can be daunting. Hell, starting up a new job can also see you moving out of your comfort zone. You might’ve been a White Mage for years, but you want to try tanking as a Paladin now. Just understanding a job is…

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FFXIV Keybinds and Hotbars Hero Shot

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Academia Eorzea Manga is the First Step Toward The FFXIV Dating Sim We All Want

During the last Live Letter from the Producer, Square Enix revealed a new spinoff manga for Final Fantasy XIV. The title was romanized during the stream as Academia Eorzea, while the Japanese title is Shiritsu Eorzea Gakuen (私立エオルゼア学園, lit. Private Eorzea Academy). Today, Square Enix announced Academia Eorzea will begin…

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FFXIV Eorzea Gakuen

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FFXIV’s Potions are Just Alcohol and Fruit Juice

Yesterday, my copy of The Ultimate Final Fantasy XIV Cookbook was delivered. I expected a romp of the delectable delights of Hydaelyn, from the savory feasts of Limsa Lominsa to the spicy dishes of Ul’dah. The book purports to offer the best recipes tasted by the Namazu Culinarian Gyohan, as…

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FFXIV Potions Are Alcohol

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FFXIV Tanking Guide: How to be a Better Tank

So, you’ve decided to become a tank. Whether this is the first time you’ve played an MMO, or you’re transitioning to the role after playing Final Fantasy XIV as a damage dealer or healer, we welcome you. It’s your turn to stand on the frontlines of every dungeon, trial, and…

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FFXIV Tank Job Endwalker

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Machinist Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

Some smite their enemies up close with blades and axes. Others fight from a distance, using magic to call fire down upon their opponents. But at the end of the day, what is more powerful than a gun? And a chainsaw, a drill, and a robot? The Machinist (MCH) is…

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FFXIV Machinist Job Guide

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Samurai Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

For too long, damage dealers in Final Fantasy XIV suffered under the yoke of having to do something other than dealing damage. This burden could be intimidating or it could be the factor that makes one Job more appealing than the rest; it could go either way. Whether you had…

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FFXIV Samurai Guide

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Gunbreaker Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

When you think of a “tank,” it should conjure to mind a giant, metal behemoth with a massive gun. Despite that, the first tanks in Final Fantasy XIV all had to run up to monsters and hit them with melee weapons. Enter the Gunbreaker: the tank that not only uses…

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FFXIV Gunbreaker Guide

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Paladin Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

There’s something magical in the myth of the Paladin as a massive, armored holy warrior who strides onto the battlefield, defending and healing their allies. There’s a reason the Paladin tends to exist in some form in nearly every MMORPG; it’s just cool to be one.  In Final Fantasy XIV,…

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FFXIV Paladin

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FFXIV: A Delay Just Means More Time to Prepare for Endwalker

During the Live Letter from the Producer last week, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker was delayed. The expansion was originally planned to launch on November 23, but has now been pushed back two weeks to December 7. The early access period was also pushed back; instead of…

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FFXIV Offers More Time

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With Riders Republic, Ubisoft Nearly Achieves The Racing Experience It’s Chased for Years

You stand at the top of a glacial summit, surveying the land below as the snow falls around you. Then, you take off down the steep mountain incline on your snowboard, carving a path through the snow before you leap into the air and unfurl your wingsuit. You soar through…

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Riders Republic Hero Shot

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Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Finishes Shadowbringers, Laughs at Your Backlog

We have reached the end of our journey, friends. Well, someone has — and we’ve been there to witness it. Hironobu Sakaguchi, the director of the original Final Fantasy and lead developer behind many of the series’ early entries, only started playing Final Fantasy XIV in late September. Now he’s…

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FFXIV Sakaguchi Finshes Shadowbringers

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FFXIV Says Yes to Erotic Roleplaying, No to Real-Money Trade and Stalking

FFXIV RMT (or real-money trading) should get a bit harder soon — along with more serious issues like stalking. We’re less than a month away from the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. That means, in addition to finishing up development on the expansion, the team at Square Enix is…

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FFXIV Policy Changes

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Final Fantasy Creator Storms Into FFXIV Shadowbringers

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Hironobu Sakaguchi, the director behind the original Final Fantasy and the steward for the series in its earlier iterations, has been playing Final Fantasy XIV since September. What could’ve been a one-off playing session has seemingly turned into a real love for the MMO, as Sakaguchi…

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FFXIV Hironobu Sakaguchi Shadowbringers

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FFXIV’s Island Sanctuary Might Ease Player Housing Problems

It’s hard to find a home in Final Fantasy XIV. Plots cost a good bit of gil and go quick: quicker than the vast majority of players can snap them up. There’s a reason players refer to the entire system as “Housing (Savage).” Even with the addition of a new…

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FFXIV Patch 6.2 Island Sanctuary

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FFXIV Devs Want Healers “Working a Bit Harder” At Healing in Endwalker

Should healers just be healing? That’s a long-running discussion that won’t be solved any time soon, even within the friendly Final Fantasy XIV community. You can look at the forums or FFXIV subreddit to find heated arguments about a healer’s place in any party or raid. As part of the…

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FFXIV Healer Role

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FFXIV’s Moogle Event Is Making Blue Mages Cool Again

Everything’s coming up Blue Mage. Blue Mage has always been an odd, lonely little job. It wasn’t added with the beginning of any expansion. Unlike the post-launch jobs, you have to start at Level 1, and unlike every other job, its maximum level is 70. You learn actions by throwing…

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FFXIV's Blue Mage

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