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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Review - An Inconsistent Vacation

From its its initial reveal, the latest Final Fantasy XIV expansion Dawntrail has had some lofty expectations to live up to. It’s the follow-up to a decade-long story arc, which ended strong with…

July 10, 2024 | 03:49 EDT

Two characters and a dog walking towards the screen in Palia, whose developer Singularity 6 has been acquired by Daybreak

Palia Developer Singularity 6 Acquired by MMO Giant Daybreak

Palia studio Singularity 6 has been acquired by Dungeons & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online steward Daybreak Games for an unconfirmed sum. In a press release, Daybreak says it will…

July 2, 2024 | 08:47 EDT

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Palia Flooded Fortress Shrine Guide - All Phoenix Statues

Palia is full of well-hidden secrets to explore, from the treasure chests littered across the map, to things like the shrine in the Flooded Fortress. That particular shrine will have you finding 4…

June 29, 2024 | 04:34 EDT

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Palia Shiny Pebbles Guide | What to do with all 10

As you explore the vibrant world of Palia, you'll encounter 10 different Shiny Pebbles that don't give you much detail on what you should do with them. Each Shiny Pebble you will find says the…

June 29, 2024 | 02:14 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Aether Currents Guide

Our Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Aether Currents Guide will go over how to unlock flying in each of the expansion’s zones. Each zone contains 10 Aether Currents that can be found on the map, with…

June 28, 2024 | 05:44 EDT

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How to Unlock Pictomancer and Viper in Final Fantasy XIV

Our guide will go over how to unlock Pictomancer and Viper in Final Fantasy XIV, the game’s two latest Jobs added as part of the Dawntrail expansion. Both Dawntrail Jobs require you to own the…

June 28, 2024 | 04:49 EDT

The real-life Aetheryte Crystal in London, celebrating Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail's release

Real-Life Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Aetheryte Appears in London

Square Enix has unveiled a real-life Aetheryte Crystal landmark at London's King's Cross St. Pancras train station to celebrate the upcoming launch of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. The newest…

June 24, 2024 | 10:56 EDT

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Throne and Liberty Preview - A Good WoW Alternative?

When World of Warcraft was at the height of its popularity, so many companies tried (and failed) to create a WoW killer. Final Fantasy XIV succeeded in carving a huge niche in the market, but…

June 18, 2024 | 12:00 EDT

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Amazon's MMO New World Being Review Bombed Over Upcoming Relaunch

Amazon's MMO New World is being review bombed on Steam after a major relaunch for the game, which will also see it arriving on consoles, was announced last week. One of the trailers we got to see…

June 13, 2024 | 11:11 EDT

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Brighter Shores

Brighter Shores is an MMORPG developed and published by Brighter Shores. Releasing Q3 2024, Brighter Shores aims to bring a similar experience to the long-running RuneScape — it's even being helmed…

June 11, 2024 | 09:08 EDT

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New World: Aeternum Preview - It's Still an MMO

New World: Aeternum feels a bit bizarrely familiar. Amazon’s recently revealed title is an enhanced edition of New World, and it’s probably best to think of it like a big 2.0 update—a realm reborn,…

June 13, 2024 | 08:00 EDT

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Destiny 2: The Final Shape Expansion Leaks After Sony Streaming Slip-up

The entirety of upcoming Destiny 2 expansion The Final Shape has been leaked, and although the leak has subsequently been taken down, it seems that the damage has already been done. The Final Shape …

May 30, 2024 | 09:17 EDT

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Wayfinder Echoes Update Brings Offline Play, Drops Free-to-Play In June

Airship Syndicate has announced a massive overhaul for its online action-RPG Wayfinder, and it's bringing sweeping changes including an offline mode, a premium model, and more. In an announcement on…

May 15, 2024 | 10:22 EDT

A character soaring over the world with a glider in the Singularity 6 game Palia

(UPDATED) Palia Developer Singularity 6 Hit by Layoffs

Update April 8th 7:34AM: Singularity 6 has provided us with an official statement regarding the layoffs reported below. A Singularity 6 spokesperson told us that the layoffs were made "after careful…

April 5, 2024 | 10:02 EDT

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Ashes of Creation Shows Fighter Archetype in Action Ahead of Alpha 2

Intrepid Studios released an extensive gameplay video of its upcoming sandbox MMORPG Ashes of Creation, showing the Fighter archetype in action. The video, which lasts a whopping hour and a half,…

March 31, 2024 | 10:10 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live Coming With More 7.0 Details

If you're eager to learn more about what's coming with Final Fantasy XIV update 7.0, now we know when that will happen.  The date and timing for the next Letter from the Producer Live broadcast have…

March 29, 2024 | 12:21 EDT

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How to Unlock Subira in Palia | Meet The Order Representative

This guide will tell you how to unlock Subira in Palia by completing the Quests "Fit for a Watcher," "Your Order is Served," and "Extravagant Expectations." A big part of Palia is making friends…

March 29, 2024 | 06:16 EDT

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Palia Flowers Guide | Collect Every Growable Flower

Our guide will tell you how to collect the Palia Flowers that you can plant and grow anywhere on your Housing Plot's land. Naturally, a big part of Palia is building and decorating your house. While…

April 23, 2024 | 06:57 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2024 in Tokyo Proved How Far We've Come

There is arguably no "redemption arc" in the history of the gaming industry as epic and as uplifting as the death and rebirth of Final Fantasy XIV and the fan festival hosted recently in Tokyo, Japan…

March 29, 2024 | 12:31 EDT

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Palia Secret Depths Quest Guide | Temple of the Roots Walkthrough

This Palia Secret Depths Quest Guide has a full Temple of the Roots Walkthrough and will help you solve its sliding tile puzzle! Bahari Bay has plenty of secrets to uncover in Palia. Aside from a…

March 28, 2024 | 01:42 EDT

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Palia Keeper of Waves Quest Guide | Overseer Station Locations

This guide has a full walkthrough for the Palia Keeper of Waves Quest, Keeper of Gales Quest, and Keeper of Flames Quest along with the locations and passwords for all three Human Overseer Stations…

March 27, 2024 | 05:30 EDT

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Runescape Kingdoms Shadow of Elvarg Review – Hail Brassica Prime!

In my earliest gaming days, I loved playing Runescape. Jagex's long-running fantasy MMO, while not as high profile as its peers, maintained a strong grip on me thanks to its mix of grand fantasy…

March 29, 2024 | 10:00 EDT

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Palia Silver-Winging It Quest Guide | Temple of the Gales Walkthrough

Our Palia Silver-Winging It Quest Guide features a full Temple of the Gales walkthrough and will help you complete this challenging series of quests! Palia features a lot of interesting locations to…

March 27, 2024 | 12:52 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Expansion Release Date and Collectors' Editions Announced

Today, during a pane at PAX East, Square Enix announced the release date of the next expansion Dawntrail. Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida announced that early access will start on June 28, 2024…

March 23, 2024 | 01:06 EDT

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Final Fantasy XIV Testing Data Center Travel Between Different Regions Ahead of Dawntrail Expansion

Today Square Enix announced that it will be testing travel in Final Fantasy XIV between Data Centers of different regions, with a major caveat. According to the announcement made on the official…

March 15, 2024 | 01:48 EDT

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Xbox Partner Preview Recap - Check Out All the News and Reveals

Microsoft is currently hosting the Xbox Partner Preview livestream, promising a look at several games coming to its platforms from third-party developers. If you couldn't watch the show live, or…

March 6, 2024 | 01:06 EST

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New Final Fantasy XIV Cash Shop Mount Lets You Ride a Crescent Moon With an Adorable Loporrit

Today Square Enix released a brand new mount for its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, with the caveat that you have to pay for it with real money.   Specifically, the new Crescent Moon mount is…

March 3, 2024 | 03:46 EST

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Tower of Fantasy X Neon Genesis Evangelion Crossover Actually Looks Really Cool [UPDATED]

Today Hotta Studio unveiled the upcoming event that will bring the world of the classic anime Neon Genesis Evangelion to Tower of Fantasy.  The event will start on March 12 and it'll bring a variety…

March 6, 2024 | 08:03 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Is Getting Another Fan Festival in October 2024

The location and dates of another Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival happening later this year in South Korea have been announced.  Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Seoul will happen at the Korea…

February 24, 2024 | 05:18 EST

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EVE: War For New Eden Kickstarter Ends With Over 12 Times Its Funding Goal

Recently, a tabletop game Kickstarter concluded. The project was EVE: War For New Eden, a board game set in the world of EVE Online developed by Titanforge Games. The campaign wasn't just a success,…

February 21, 2024 | 05:33 EST

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Square Enix Changes Controversial Emote Coming with Expensive Figure to Apply to All Your Characters

Today Square Enix changed a rather controversial detail in the bonus emote coming with a rather expensive Final Fantasy XIV collectible.  When the developer revealed the Meister Quality Figure -…

February 15, 2024 | 01:06 EST

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Bandai Namco Will Refocus Game Development on Quality Following Declining Financial Results

Bandai Namco announced its financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between October and December 2023. According to the documents provided by the Tokyo-based…

February 14, 2024 | 07:37 EST

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New Tower of Fantasy Simulacrum Yanuo Revealed for Next Week

Developer Hotta Studio and publisher Level Infinite have revealed a brand new simulacrum for the open-world gacha RPG Tower of Fantasy. Yanuo is an expert in all things espionage-related, and she's…

February 13, 2024 | 09:00 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Xbox Version Resolutions and Details Revealed Alongside Update 6.57 Patch Notes

Today Square Enix released Final Fantasy XIV update 6.57, alongside some interesting details of the upcoming Xbox version of the game. Interestingly, we learn the resolution options for Xbox Series…

February 13, 2024 | 07:24 EST

Palia Hotpot Minigame Guide - Cover Image Palians Playing the Hotpot Minigame at the Maji Market

Palia Hotpot Minigame Guide | How to Play and How to Win

Our guide will tell you how to play the Palia Hotpot Minigame and what you need to do to secure yourself a win in this delicious co-op card game! It should come as no surprise that the cozy life-sim…

January 30, 2024 | 07:29 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Live-Action TV Series is "Dead" According to Executive Producer

Back in 2019, Sony Pictures Television and production company Hivemind, announced a deal with Square Enix to create a live-action TV show set in the world of Final Fantasy XIV.  Today we learn that…

January 24, 2024 | 06:40 EST

Indy in Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light

The Real "Dad of Light" Who Inspired Final Fantasy XIV's TV Show on Netflix Has Passed Away

If you love Square Enix's super-popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, you've possibly watched the Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light live-action TV show on Netflix.  You may or may not know that the plot…

January 24, 2024 | 01:56 EST

Artwork of the Scions of Ithelia content from The Elders Scrolls Online as seen in the ESO 2024 Global event.

The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Road Chapter and More Announced at ESO 2024 Global Reveal Livestream

Recently, ZeniMax Online Studios hosted its ESO 2024 Global Reveal livestream. This live event showcases upcoming content and features coming to The Elder Scrolls Online. Among those, there's a brand…

January 18, 2024 | 07:43 EST

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Tower of Fantasy Update 3.6 Brings New Map and More Later This Month

Developer Hotta Studio and publisher Level Infinite have revealed details for Tower of Fantasy update 3.6, and it sounds like a pretty substantial one. Arriving on January 30th, the update will…

January 16, 2024 | 09:00 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Getting $360 Hydaelyn and Zodiark Meister Figure With a Crazy Sundering Emote

Today Square Enix announced the upcoming release of a rather spectacular Final Fantasy XIV figure for those who want a piece of the game's lore on their shelf. The figure, which is part of Square…

January 12, 2024 | 01:56 EST

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Naoki Yoshida Discusses Who Should Direct Final Fantasy 17 and The Kind of Game He Wants to Do Next

The latest episode of the Game Maker's Notebook Podcast published by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences featured an interesting interview with Final Fantasy XIV director and producer and…

January 12, 2024 | 11:38 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.55 Pictomancer Krile and Fem Hrothgar NPC

Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.55 Screenshots Tease Dawntrail Story With Pictomancer Krile and More

Today Square Enix released a batch of screenshots showing off the upcoming update for Final Fantasy XIV, which will serve as a bridge to the expansion Dawntrail.  Interestingly, we get to see two…

January 11, 2024 | 11:15 EST

Naoki Yoshida at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo

Naoki Yoshida Hypothetically Discusses What Would Happen to Final Fantasy XIV Without Him

During a round table interview with Japanese media at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, producer and director Naoki Yoshida discussed hypothetically what would happen if he wasn't around…

January 8, 2024 | 02:23 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Passes 30 Million Players as Xbox Open Beta Gets Release Date [UPDATED]

Today, during the celebrations for the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, which TechRaptor attended, Square Enix had a few interesting announcements to share related to the popular MMORPG.…

February 5, 2024 | 04:26 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Dawntrail Footage and Details: Female Hrothgar, Locations, and Much More

During the keynote of the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, which TechRaptor attended, Square Enix introduced plenty of new elements and footage of the next expansion Danwtrail. We start with…

January 7, 2024 | 01:08 EST

Krile portraying the Pictomancer, the new job of Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV Expansion Dawntrail Reveals New Job Pictomancer With Spectacular Trailer

Today Square Enix is hosting the first day of the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, and the initial keynote presentation started strong with a new trailer. Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida…

January 6, 2024 | 08:23 EST

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NCSoft Grants Official License to City of Heroes: Homecoming Private Server

Normally, when a MMORPG closes, private servers are the only way to enjoy it, but these survive in a precarious legal grey area. For City of Heroes, things have radically changed. The publisher of…

January 4, 2024 | 02:59 EST

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Nexon Apologizes After Regulator Imposes $9 Million Fine for Violations in MapleStory

The South Korean Fair Trade Commission has fined Nexon over violations of the Electronic Commerce Act in its popular games MapleStory and Bubble Fighter. Specifically, the regulator imposed a…

January 3, 2024 | 01:53 EST