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Preview: Metal Slug Tactics

There’s no way to write about Metal Slug as a franchise without acknowledging that it’s a really weird one. You can really forget that the series kicked off in 1996, because its core gameplay – run, jump, and shoot, with one hit killing your character – very much feels like a relic of a longstanding
5 days ago
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Preview: Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn is a game that immediately intrigues. If not for the gunpowder-and-magic stylings of its world, then certainly for the blend of two somewhat disparate gameplay genres. Ostensibly Flintlock reads as a Soulslike, but then you begin to take note of the protagonist’s high mobility, the number of tools at her
6 days ago
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Aetheryte Radio 288: The Dawntrail Media Tour

Sly and Joon just the Aetheryte Radio crew as we talk about the Dawntrail Media Tour!
1 week ago
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What’s the Deal with Fishing in FFXIV?

Have you ever wondered why there seem to be so much people with titles like “Big Fish” or “The Final Fish” that also happen to be sporting some shiny ultimate weapons? Or why a lot of people on Final Fantasy XIV-adjacent Discords, forums, or social media that seem to always make jokes about fishing being
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Media Tour Overview

Last month, we were very generously invited to experience and explore a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. Now it’s our privilege to share with you everything we’ve been able to learn and compile! In this overview, we’ve included some info on the graphical update, the Action Change menu, the Mute List, and the
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Q&A with Naoki Yoshida

At the beginning of the Media Tour all attendees were invited to submit questions for a brief Q&A that would take place at the end of the day. Read on for the answers given to the fortunate few! You can find more coverage of the Dawntrail Media Tour here.
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Exploring the Areas of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

Last month, we were invited to go hands-on with a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail during the North American Media Tour! Once they let us loose to explore, we were able to wind our way through the fabled (at least to us, for now) city of Tuliyollal, and then out into the two
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with the First Dungeon

During our time playing the preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail at the North American Media Tour, we were able to delve into one of the upcoming expansion’s dungeons. We went in several times with trusts and kept our eyes peeled for any promising changes to the formula that has become the norm for
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hat or No Hat

While Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is considered one of, if not the best expansion the critically acclaimed MMO has received in its over 10 year history, it also brought with it one design choice that has left many players frustrated. Specifically, the visibility of head equipment on Viera and Hrothgar. With Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-on with Two-Channel Dyes

Last year at the 2023 North American Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Las Vegas, we were told about a new addition coming to the dye system that had everyone cheering: a second dye channel. During the Dawntrail Media Tour, we were able to get hands-on with the new dye interface! You can also find
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Media Tour Mocktails (and Cocktails!)

I love a themed drink, so when I saw that our gracious hosts of the North American Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Media Tour would be providing us with not one, but three themed mocktails to keep us hydrated and energized while we frolicked through Etheirys’ Mesoamerica, I knew I had to share them with all
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Viper

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Pictomancer

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Reaper

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Ninja

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Samurai

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Dragoon

We were very generously invited to experience a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour last month. During our time in-game, we had a chance to play with, and pore over any changes to, the jobs we already know and love. We’re excited to see those changes
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Monk

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Dancer

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,
1 week ago
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Hands-On with Machinist

Last month we had a chance to play a preview build of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as part of the North American Media Tour. During our hands-on time, we were able to experience many of the Job changes that are in the works. For the Jobs that we weren’t able to personally get hands-on with,