final fantasy xiv

Official Site: Final Fantasy XIV
Studio: Square Enix
Launch Date: September 30, 2010; relaunched August 27, 2013
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Subscription (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS3, PS4

Trans rights city.

Wisdom of Nym: What the hey is up with Final Fantasy XIV’s Xbox pricing?

In another theoretical timeline, there's a place where Final Fantasy XIV really would have stepped in it when it subtly noted that the game's...

The Stream Team: Finishing a friend’s run of Final Fantasy XIV’s Pandaemonium

This Eorzea Sunday sees MOP's Chris, his husband Jamie, and their friend Ollie wrap up the Final Fantasy XIV Pandaemonium raids! It's four more...

One Shots: Sky control to Major Tom

I have to imagine that there's no more stressful job in a galaxy far, far away than being an air traffic controller for Coruscant....

The Daily Grind: Have you ever lost a house in an MMO?

Last week, fellow MMO blogger Belghast wrote a blog post that sent a shot of panic through my own heart: He tells the tale...
Now you can play with your straight friends!

Microsoft will require Final Fantasy XIV players to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass in order to play the game

It's tucked away in the announcement that Final Fantasy XIV's beta on the Xbox Series X|S starts on February 21st, but the announcement does...
I used to float; now I just fall down.

Wisdom of Nym: The franchise references in the world of Final Fantasy XIV

There's a fan theory circulating that Final Fantasy XIV is the nexus of the franchise multiverse. Essentially, the idea is that Hydaelyn and Zodiark...
There are problems with this art, but we're going to overlook that.

Final Fantasy XIV’s open beta for Xbox X|S starts February 21 – here’s how to get in

This time it's for real instead of a mistakenly early announcement: The Xbox X|S open beta test for Final Fantasy XIV has locked down...
Another year.

The Daily Grind: How do you cope with losing someone in an MMORPG?

I have been immeasurably lucky in that I have never lost a close online friend to death, only to drifting away. But unfortunately, you...

The Stream Team: Moving a first timer through the next round of Final Fantasy XIV’s Pandaemonium raid

MOP's Chris is once again helping a friend through Final Fantasy XIV content! Last week he and his husband joined their good friend Ollie...
Coarse air.

Final Fantasy XIV starts another free login campaign running through February 21

Have you been taking an extended break from Final Fantasy XIV? Because you can take a little trip back into the game as part...

Vague Patch Notes: Why we drift away from MMORPGs we still love

Why did I stop playing Star Trek Online? Was it because there was some change made to the game that made it no longer...

Final Fantasy XIV sets its annual Valentione’s Event for February 7

What the world of Etheirys needs is a summer vacation, but that's not happening until Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail arrives this summer. Until then,...
Voyage onward.

Wisdom of Nym: The franchise references for jobs in Final Fantasy XIV

There is not a single game in the history of the franchise that has not been referenced in some capacity by Final Fantasy XIV....

The Stream Team: Leading a first-timer through Final Fantasy XIV’s Pandaemonium raids

MOP's Chris and his husband are once again helping out their new friend through existing Final Fantasy XIV content! This time around, our intrepid...

One Shot: Surveying my domain

Good day, captain! Now that you've been beamed down by your mutinous crew and marooned on an ice planet, you might as well enjoy...

The Final Fantasy XIV live-action TV series is apparently dead in the water

Remember that talk about adapting Final Fantasy XIV into a live-action television series? No, not the Dad of Light series that included FFXIV as...

Perfect Ten: The 10 most utterly bizarre Final Fantasy XIV NPC names

A lot of times when I write these columns, I have either a point to make or a higher concept that I am touching...
Less elf than hoped.

Final Fantasy XIV prepares a new Moogle Treasure Trove event with expanded challenges starting on January 30

Generally speaking, Final Fantasy XIV has run the Moogle Treasure Trove event in the lead-up to a major patch, but the upcoming Hunt for...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.
Looks nice enough, I guess.

Wisdom of Nym: Impressions of Final Fantasy XIV’s petite patch 6.55

There's an odd thing that keeps going back and forth in my head when I look at last week's patch 6.55 for Final Fantasy...