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Final Fantasy XIV

Chocobos are using Twitter to race in Final Fantasy XIV

It's funny because birds tweet
May 21
Final Fantasy XIV confused the shit out of me. I played it for about a month, and I’ll probably go back to it, but god damn I had no idea what I was doing. But now there is an anchor in that game, something I know and ... read
Final Fantasy memorabilia photo
Final Fantasy memorabilia

Fat Chocobo plush is as huggable as you'd expect

Also, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figurines
May 19
I've been pretty into fat Chocobos (or are they just big chocoboned?) since Brett wrote this thing on getting into MMOs through Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. I still likely won't play it, though, and I won't buy this bad... read

Watch a nice Lightning Returns chocobo quest playthrough

About nine minutes from producer Yuji Abe
Oct 14
I saw that Square Enix had shared a video of producer Yuji Abe's playthrough of a certain chocobo quest in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Hmm, I thought. Then I saw a major games website run a new hands-on preview of... read
Chocobo Racing 3D photo
Chocobo Racing 3D

Chocobo Racing 3D has most likely been canned

Oct 10
In case you weren't aware, Square Enix showed off a video for Chocobo Racing 3D a few years back, and nothing ever really came of it. Everyone assumed it was either still in development or canceled, but Siliconera talked to ... read
Lightning Returns TGS photo
Final Fantasy: Lighting Returns' best showing yet
I like Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. I dug it from our very first hands-on preview, and I'm now I'm digging it even more after playing the new Tokyo Game Show floor demo. Some felt that the first preview was a b... read feature


PAX: My favorite cosplay of the show ... so far

Aug 31
There is a surprising amount of great cosplay at PAX. People walk around in some pretty elaborate and sometimes beautiful outfits. While all impressive, most of it is the same thing you normally see: a Lara Croft here, a Mast... read

Chocobo a cappella is... umm... wut

Apr 29
Uhhhh... here you go! Your dose of weirdness for the weekend! Enjoy! The comedy duo of Max and Sam decided to start a mini-series in which they record a cappella renditions of Final Fantasy songs. As much as I enjoy a good a... read

Chocolina, Final Fantasy XIII-2's hot cosplay shop owner

Dec 01
In our massive Final Fantasy XIII-2 preview I talked about the game's crazy Chocobo-obsessed merchant. Her name is Chocolina, and she is a total nut job. First off, she's wearing feathers over her arms and hands, and what loo... read

Watch a Chocobo get MURDERED in FF: Type 0

Oct 27
If you fancy getting traumatized this morning, watch the above video. It's the opening moments of Final Fantasy: Type 0 and it will tear away everything that you've ever held as good because a Chocobo gets totally f*cked up ... read

Anime Expo: Wakfu inspired by Final Fantasy

Jul 02
Square-Enix may have a little more to do with the world of Wakfu than just publishing the French-developed MMORPG that is set for open beta later this fall. During the Anime Expo panel “An Introduction to the World of W... read

Chocobo Racing returns to 3DS

Sep 29
  Here's something I'd never thought we would see again. Square Enix is developing a new Chocobo Racing game for the 3DS. Tenatively titled Chocobo Racing 3D, I assume it will consist largely of riding on the backs of ch... read

Taking it to the streets: What is a chocobo?

Aug 22
It's a simple question, really: What is a chocobo? Anyone in the gaming community could tell you in an instant and most likely pop in a copy of some Final Fantasy game and show you as well. But what about the random man on t... read

Square Enix trademarks 'Chocobo's Crystal Tower'

Apr 21
Chocobo's Crystal Tower. That sounds cute. It also sounds dungeon crawler-y. That's fine by me, as I love dungeons that are mysterious. Of course, I'm just guessing. This is only a trademark. We're guessing its a new game. Sq... read

Game Debate to the Death: What are your favorite RPGs?

Jan 26
Last time we spent all week focusing on just the Final Fantasy series, and it was quite a lot to focus on. If you thought that was daunting though, just wait! Final Fantasy debates are usually a touchy subject, but while the ... read

E3 09: Final Fantasy XIII on Xbox 360 footage shows off Odin

Jun 02
I love the fact that the Entertainment Software Association gets together every year to organize and fund what really amounts to a giant, industry-wide case of blue balls. Take, for example, this footage of Final Fantasy XIII... read

Japan gets Chocobo Racing as a PSN download

Feb 10
The level of win in the photo above is somewhat beyond my ability to comprehend, but it seemed an ideal photo to use to celebrate the re-release of the Playstation 1 classic Chocobo Racing on PSN (well, in Japan anyway). I'd ... read

New Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers video doesn't suck

Jan 28
Sorry for the unimaginative post title, but Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers has such a long-ass name that I didn't have room for any extra words other than "new," "video," and "... read

Check out this bird's Final Fantasy jam session

Oct 24
 People that say animals are dumb can suck it. Seriously. This little bird jams out for the next three and a half minutes to a very familiar tune -- one especially beloved to me, in fact. The video was uploaded by a Japa... read

More, please! Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales 2 trailer

Oct 16
Guess who's excited about this.You'll never guess.Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales 2 comes out in Japan this December 11th. There's no US release date yet, but considering a sequel was produced so quickly after the first game, I have a feeling we'll be seeing this in the US soon enough. Much to my complete, unreasonably exuberant delight. Bring it on, Square.[Via Gamekyo]  read

Never enough Chocobo: two new Chocobo DS titles in the works for Japan

Jul 08
So yeah, I like chocobo. A lot. Sure, they're cute, but the incarnation of Chocobo that you know from Chocobo Tales and Chocobo's Dungeon has more than just the adorable factor going on -- his sense of positivity and determin... read

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon screens

Jun 28
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon is a mouthful. Luckily, it is also an upcoming RPG for the Wii. Today, developer Square Enix gifted the gaming world with 15 new and exciting screens of this loveable little title... read

RetroforceGO! Episode 43: Squaresoft

Mar 31
So does anyone know a good tax attorney? It's getting precariously close to the 15th of April, and lazy Dyson hasn't even bothered to total up his expenses for the year. You can claim Pizza Rolls as a business expense, right?... read

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon confirmed for US release

Mar 31
Wasn't I just recently bemoaning my sad fate if the most recent entry in the Chocobo's Dungeon series didn't make it to the US? I choose to believe that Square heard my desperate plea, rather than the more likely explanation ... read

Interview with Chocobo Mystery Dungeon developer h.a.n.d.

Mar 26
We talked about the announcement of Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon: Tokiwasure no Meikyuu way back in September 2007, where I performed the accurate amount of screaming in joyful anticipation and then went back to the daily gr... read

Final Fantasy fan alert: Chocobo Tales keychains

Feb 17
[As originally posted on Tomopop] Usually I privately rebel against blind boxed toys. Despite the fun factor of not knowing what I'm getting, sometimes I just don't want to blow my money on ten boxes in hopes of getting ... read

Square Christmas card has snow, chocobo, cuteness

Dec 24
Posting on Christmas Eve has its advantages. You have a captive audience, since everyone is either traveling somewhere or waiting to be attacked by waves of relatives, with nothing to do in the interim. On the other hand, it ... read

New Chocobo game for the Wii comes with contests, launch events and more

Dec 11
Square-Enix's recent updates to their website prove that Chocobo games are indeed aimed at kids, which points out that I am clearly perfectly happy being a thirty year old kid. They are offering an arts and crafts contest to ... read

New Chocobo's Dungeon trailer, also release date

Dec 03
We haven't seen any major updates on the new Chocobo's Dungeon title coming for Wii, so I was thrilled to find this floating on the old interwebs. Plenty of new CG to google over and a confirmed Japanese release date of Decem... read

Want a White Mage chocobo? Here you go.

Nov 15
Meeting in the Square-Enix Boardroom, 1 pmJapanese guy in suit: So, we need to launch some new product for the holidays. We don't have any major titles launching so we need a way to rake in money.Japanese guy with spiky hair:... read

TGS 2007: Chocobo's Dungeon trailer (I died of delight, by the way)

Sep 25
 I know you're thinking to yourself: Didn't she just talk about Chocobos? Why yes, I did. Now, I'm going to do it again, since the trailer for Chocobo's Dungeon is now available for me to watch repeatedly and coo over. W... read

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