Here’s your first look at Final Fantasy XIV patch 2.55
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Here’s your first look at Final Fantasy XIV patch 2.55

Square Enix has released the first screenshots for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s upcoming 2.55 update. Patch 2.55, otherwise known as Before the Fall Part II, will be available from March 31 and includes new main scenario quests as well as a new trial called The Battle of Ishgard, which can be seen in the ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV’s ‘Before the Fall Part Two’ update dated
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Final Fantasy XIV’s ‘Before the Fall Part Two’ update dated

Over the weekend, Square Enix revealed the official release date of Final Fantasy XIV‘s last major patch before its Heavensward expansion. Before the Fall Part Two, otherwise known as 2.55, will be available from March 31, 2015, having previously been given a “late March” release window. This patch will conclude the main scenario of A ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV won’t be moving to a free-to-play model any time soon, says Yoshida
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Final Fantasy XIV won’t be moving to a free-to-play model any time soon, says Yoshida

There are no plans to move Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn away from its subscription model, according to producer Naoki Yoshida. When asked by PlayStation Lifestyle if the recent shift in The Elder Scrolls Online‘s pricing model had made the team consider a switch to free-to-play, Yoshida responded: “No, we do not feel that we are ... Read More»
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Hardcore Gamer Dies During World Of Warcraft 19-Hour Binge
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Hardcore Gamer Dies During World Of Warcraft 19-Hour Binge

One Angry Gamer “A common trait with hardcore, binge gaming in Asia is that it’s not uncommon to hear about a young gamer buying the farm in the wake of that binge. For Chinese gamer, Wu Tai, the binge may have been too much and after 19 hours of consecutive gaming… he died. However, it’s ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward release date announced
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Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward release date announced

At a recent PAX East panel director Naoki Yoshida revealed the official release date of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s first expansion, Heavensward. The expansion was expected by many members of the community, myself included, to be released in May, but the official release date has now been confirmed for June 23, 2015. Yoshida also ... Read More»
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FFXIV celebrates 4 million registered accounts with a free login event for past subscribers
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FFXIV celebrates 4 million registered accounts with a free login event for past subscribers

Square Enix is offering ex-Final Fantasy XIV players the chance to return to Eorzea this Friday as part of a free login event to celebrate reaching four million registered accounts. “Fledgling adventurers continue to arrive in Eorzea in droves, and we are pleased to announce that the realm is now home to four million registered ... Read More»
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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Imperial Steel update adds 13 new tanks
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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Imperial Steel update adds 13 new tanks

Wargaming has released the Imperial Steel update for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, which adds 13 new tanks and a new map to the game. “The Japanese Tech Tree will initially field two branches with nine medium and four light tanks available for battle,” the developer explains. “Players can now command the following light ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.51 is now live
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.51 is now live

Square Enix has released patch 2.51 for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, adding Triple Triad, Chocobo Racing, and more. Patch 2.51 in introduces the Manderville Gold Saucer to the game, along with several mini-games and G.A.T.E.s (Gold Saucer Active Time Events). The patch also adds Triple Triad and Chocobo Racing to the game. Both ... Read More»
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Take a look at the Gold Saucer, Chocobo Racing, Triple Triad in these FFXIV screenshots
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Take a look at the Gold Saucer, Chocobo Racing, Triple Triad in these FFXIV screenshots

Square Enix has released a new batch of screenshots for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s upcoming 2.51 patch, which will be available to download on February 24. The screens offer a look at the Manderville Gold Saucer, along with its mini-games, G.A.T.E.s (Gold Saucer Active Time Events), and more. Other features being added with ... Read More»
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SOE sold to investment management firm, renamed Daybreak Game Company
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SOE sold to investment management firm, renamed Daybreak Game Company

Sony Computer Entertainment has sold their Sony Online Entertainment division to investment management firm Columbus Nova, SOE president John Smedley revealed today on reddit. Now named Daybreak Game Company, the studio formerly known as SOE “will operate as an independent game development studio” now capable of developing for multiple platforms, including PlayStation, Xbox, mobile, and ... Read More»
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FFXIV patch 2.51 coming February 24, Gold Saucer, Chocobo Racing, Triple Triad details
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FFXIV patch 2.51 coming February 24, Gold Saucer, Chocobo Racing, Triple Triad details

In the latest Letter from the Producer Live, producer Naoki Yoshida offered a look at the Manderville Gold Saucer, Triple Triad, and Chocobo Racing, which will all be coming to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn with patch 2.51. First up is the thing that I’m most excited for in patch 2.51: Triple Triad. For those that ... Read More»
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Return to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for free this weekend
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Return to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for free this weekend

Square Enix is offering past subscribers the chance to revisit the realm of Eorzea in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for free this weekend. To celebrate the launch of patch 2.5, Before the Fall, players who are no longer subscribed to the game can play for free from Friday, January 30 until Monday, February ... Read More»
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Fans Plan to Release Phantasy Star Online 2, Sega Silent on Matter
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Fans Plan to Release Phantasy Star Online 2, Sega Silent on Matter

It is no secret that things with Sega have kind of gone downhill since the demise of the Sega Dreamcast. Things have just not been the same with the once great company that took on Nintendo, and arguably, won in the 16-Bit gaming days. It seems that the Dreamcast just won’t die though on many ... Read More»
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Final fantasy XIV patch 2.5 ‘Before the Fall’ preliminary patch notes released
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Final fantasy XIV patch 2.5 ‘Before the Fall’ preliminary patch notes released

Square Enix has released the preliminary patch notes for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s next major update, Before the Fall. The update will add new main scenario quests, a Primal fight against Odin, a hard mode of the Gilgamesh fight, new Moogle delivery quests, three new dungeons (Keeper of the Lake, Wanderer’s Palace Hard ... Read More»
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One Piece Online Free Gift Pack Giveaway
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One Piece Online Free Gift Pack Giveaway

One Angry Gamer “JoyGames is handing out free CD gift pack keys for One Piece Online, a free-to-play MMO based on Shonen Jump’s popular manga/anime. I didn’t know there was a free-to-play One Piece MMO, and if I did I must have forgotten because that’s just how memorable the game is.&#... Read More»
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