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4:19 PM on 06.10.2014

Same-sex marriage confirmed for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Square Enix does what Ninten-don't. Today during the special E3 Final Fantasy XIV producer livestream, director Yoshi-P took some fan questions, and cleared up some things about player housing, new classes, new boss figh...

Chris Carter





3:48 PM on 06.10.2014

FFXIV producer talks about Shiva, the next iconic summon to invade the game

In the newest FFXIV trailer, Square Enix teased Shiva -- a new Primal boss fight that will be hitting the game. At today's E3 livestream, producer Yoshi-P noted that Ramuh, Ifrit and Shiva are the most popular Final Fant...

Chris Carter



Square Enix reveals Rogue and Ninja classes for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn photo
Square Enix reveals Rogue and Ninja classes for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
by Chris Carter

Today during Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn livestream, director Yoshi-P revealed a new class and a new job -- the Rogue and the Ninja respectively. The rumor was that new classes would be coming out in a future expansion, but Yoshi-P revealed that it would be "sooner" -- like, Patch 2.4 soon.

The Rogue will turn into a Ninja at 30, effectively morphing the base class into the full-on job. The two roles will also play a heavy role in the lore of the game, and their story will be justified within the confines of the game.

As far as mechanics go, movement speed will be faster as a default, and you'll earn less fall damage than other classes. Poison blades and dual wielding is confirmed, and it is a straight DPS class. Healers and other support are being considered for the new expansion.

Yep, I'm totally leveling a Ninja the day it comes out.

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Square Enix drops a new FFXIV Primal trailer, showcases Ramuh and Leviathan photo
Square Enix drops a new FFXIV Primal trailer, showcases Ramuh and Leviathan
by Chris Carter

[Update: watch the FFXIV E3 livestream below!]

In anticipation of its new 2.3 patch that will arrive with the Primal Ramuh, Square Enix has dropped a new Primal-centric trailer that updates us on what's going on in Final Fantasy XIV's Eorzea. Although Ramuh is the main attraction, Garuda, Titan, and Leviathan are featured as well.

Expect more info on Final Fantasy XIV soon, as director Naoki Yoshida (Yoshi-P) is delivering his newest Letter from the Producer LIVE segment at 1PM PST. We'll have all of the new developments posted on Destructoid as they come.

I'm really hoping for another class or two -- ninja and chemist support please!

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2:43 PM on 06.10.2014

Final Fantasy Agito is hurtling toward a mobile device near you

In conjunction with the mind-blowing news regarding Final Fantasy Type-0 that we just shared, we've got another Final Fantasy announcement for you, though this one certainly didn't seem like much of a long shot. Final Fantas...

Brittany Vincent

2:22 PM on 06.10.2014

Final Fantasy Type-0 is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

[Update: Unfortunately, the PS Vita release was not accurate. Sony has clarified on its blog that Type-0 will only be on PS4.] Yes, it is happening. Square Enix has announced that the elusive Final Fantasy Type-0 is coming to...

Alessandro Fillari

1:12 PM on 06.10.2014

Final Fantasy VII's 'G Bike' minigame is getting a full mobile release

Whatever your opinion is on where Final Fantasy VII ranks in the franchise, you can't dispute its iconic status. With minigames ranging from gambling to VR fighting to snowboarding, odds are you remember a lot of different p...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 06.06.2014

Square Enix confirms no new developments of FFXV and Kingdom Hearts 3 at E3 2014

Final Fantasy XV: An Indignant Boy Eating Food, will not have any new developments at E3 this year. Neither will Kingdom Hearts 3. When asked point blank by Famitsu if these will show at E3, Square's Shinji Hashimoto stated, ...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 06.05.2014

Final Fantasy XIV's patch 2.28 brings lots of great changes

I play a lot of MMOs, and not all of them are as updated as often as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Traditionally, major patches (2.1, 2.2, and the upcoming 2.3) deliver the stuff everyone wants, like more dungeons, raids...

Chris Carter

9:33 AM on 06.05.2014

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call trailer shows off RPG elements

The music of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call is pulled from the biggest RPG series ever, so why shouldn't the game have its own RPG elements? This new trailer for the upcoming 3DS music game shows off some of tho...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 06.04.2014

Final Fantasy XIV set to get patch 2.28 tomorrow

Square Enix has been really great about keeping Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn updated and relevant, and before the massive 2.3 content patch rolls out we'll get a smaller patch in the form of 2.28. What does it do, you as...

Chris Carter

11:15 AM on 06.04.2014

Twitch Plays tries to take on Final Fantasy VI

Twitch sure has a knack for crowdsourcing some of the most beloved games of all time. Next on the hit list is Final Fantasy VI, a game that many hold near and dear to their heart. If you want to experience it in all of its gl...

Brett Makedonski





10:15 AM on 06.03.2014

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call launches Sept. 16

We finally have a release date for 3DS music game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call: September 16. Packed with 26 years of Final Fantasy music, this release comes in both standard and Collector's editions. The latter wil...

Dale North

4:45 PM on 05.27.2014

Final Fantasy III is now on Steam and kind of pricey

I mean, it's cool that they got Final Fantasy III to PC after it released on Android early this year. It just feels weird to see it up there at $16, more expensive than, say, Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII.  Ye...

Steven Hansen



Arcade Arms recreates Final Fantasy XIV's Gae Bolg lance photo
Arcade Arms recreates Final Fantasy XIV's Gae Bolg lance
by Chris Carter

Arcade Arms is at it again, forging real life versions of digital weaponry. This week they tackled the Gae Bolg, the Relic Weapon of choice for Dragoons in the MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Check out the video for some in-game footage of the weapon, as well as a demonstration from a really big dude who looks like he could walk on the set of Game of Thrones.

As someone who mains a Dragoon I approve this message -- although I'd love to see the Paladin's Curtana and the Holy Shield.

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8:45 AM on 05.24.2014

Producer's stream details upcoming changes to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

A producer livestream hit the net this morning, and the team over at Square Enix has detailed a ton of new changes to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Some of these changes are coming in patch 2.28 (pushed back to the first...

Chris Carter