Aug
27
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Greetings, everyone!

Today we're extremely proud to be celebrating the one year anniversary of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn!

We wouldn't be here without the support of our players from around the world, and from the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for taking this journey with us!

The Rising seasonal event also kicked off today in Eorzea, so make sure you to check it out! (Wind-up Minfilia

We received an amazing cake from Enterbrain... it's Hildibrand! Those of you who completed the quests will definitely see a nice, subtle nod.
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Yoshi-P decided to go even more 'hands-on' and took on the role of manager of the...
Aug
26
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Greetings,
Bayohne here to share a brief recap of some of the fun that went on during the 14-hour live stream last week!

During all the excitement, we were able to grab a few photos to share.

Opening Ceremonies
A rare glimpse at the core members of the dev. team assembled together!

The 14-hour Atma Challenge!
Assistant Director Takai tried to get all 12 Atma during the entire show... he managed to get 11 before the end!
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The Echo Challenge
The Battle Team lent their strength to fifteen different players over the course of the stream, effectively becoming their Echo buff and assisted them in clearing content!...
Aug
15
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Viele Grüße von der Gamescom!
Bayohne here and...oh, sorry. That means "Many greetings from gamescom!" in German!

Today we're going to take another look at what's going on at the (huge) show floor in Cologne, Germany.



We actually have two different areas for FFXIV this year because one wasn't enough to contain us. Here's a look at our hosts Becci and Mori at the special PvP area in the ESL Challenge Arena!

I don't want to make you nervous black mages, but Yoshi-P is watching......
Aug
14
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Greetings, everyone!
Bayohne here, with an overview of the activities going on in Cologne, Germany at this year's gamescom!

As soon as those tiny gates open up...it's gonna be a stampede! (Better retreat to the booth)

It can be pretty difficult to walk around because there are so many people.
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Once you're inside...
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You can see the massive Square Enix booth!
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Here's a view of the other side....
Aug
11
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Square Enix has as of 8/8/2014 released a new statement that clarifies their stance regarding third party software and Parsers in particular. This statement can be found here. However the relevant piece of information can be found in the following quote that is taken from that article:

Basically this means that anyone caught using a Parser can receive a...