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20 Mar 2018

Hatching-tide (2018)

2 Mar 2018

Little Ladies’ Day (2018)

15 Jun 2017

E3 2017 Interview with Naoki Yoshida

This week at E3 we had a chance to sit down and chat with Final Fantasy XIV Director/Producer Naoki Yoshida! We talked about a wide range of topics including Stormblood, Eureka, fake moon landings and more!  Check out the full interview below!
16 May 2017

Square Enix Releases the Stormblood Main Theme

A special video featuring Revolutions, the main theme for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, is now available for your viewing pleasure. Check it out, and treat your ears to a beautiful composition by the illustrious Nobuo Uematsu!
10 May 2017

Gamer Escape 4.0 Update

It’s been quite the past month of so for Gamer Escape. First off, I want to thank the community for their, mostly positive, support. As has been said many times before, all of us volunteering on the site – whether article writers, reviewers, wiki editors, or back-end sysop people, work on Gamer Escape as a hobby, because
12 Jan 2017

Gamewatch Interview with Naoki Yoshida On Patch 3.5 and More

Gamewatch has done an interview with the Producer and Director of FFXIV, Naoki Yoshida about the upcoming patch (3.5). They discuss how the patch will be split into two parts, go over the changes to the new Diadem, and talk about jumping potions. For the original interview: click here 1. Patch 3.5 will be divided
14 Nov 2016

Announcing the Final Fantasy XV Wiki and Launch Contest

Final Fantasy XV releases in a mere 15 days, and we here at Gamer Escape are super excited. The game has technically been in development for more than a decade, starting out as a spin off of Final Fantasy Versus XIII.  In 2012 is was re-introduced as a main series entry: Final Fantasy XV.  Now,
23 Sep 2016

FFXIV Patch 3.4 Notes

Patch 3.4 brings myriad additions and refinements to the realm. Challenge seekers can test their mettle against fellow adventurers in duels and the Feast custom matches. Those who’d rather sit back and watch can enjoy the action with the new spectator mode. Whether you’re relaxing in your new apartment or exploring the realm to collect
21 Jun 2016

Agents of Mayhem: E3 Impressions

We had the opportunity to sit down and kick the tires of Volition’s new IP, Agents of Mayhem, last week at E3, and if you like Volition’s Saints Row, chances are you’ll like this new game as well. Volition’s comedy and comic styling are in full force here. You play as the Agents of M.A.Y.H.E.M. (the Multinational
17 Jun 2016

The Long Journey Home: E3 Impressions

Daedalic Entertainment continues its work on The Long Journey Home, an intriguing melding of space exploration and RPG, with elements of old-school interactive fiction and choose your own adventure games.  The premise is simple enough: in the distant future you are supposed to take short trip to Alpha Centauri and back, but on launch your jump drive
25 Apr 2016

Hands-On With Hitman GO VR Edition

For those fans of the original Hitman GO, the VR Edition will  delight.  This is not, however, what you have come to expect or anticipate from VR gaming.  Until now VR games have been primarily first person experiences – flying planes, driving cars, having zombies attack you while you are pushing down a hospital corridor,
19 Jun 2015

E3 2015 Interview with Naoki Yoshida

After four days of press conferences, meetings, streams, presentations, hands-on demos and just plain crazy E3-ness, we finally got a chance to sit down with Naoki Yoshida and talk about some FFXIV in general, some Heavensward, and even touched on 4.0 (or tried to anyway).  We met with Yoshida in the last interview slot of
3 Jun 2015

Six Years Ago…

On June 3rd 2009, Sony held their E3 press conference. During the presentation, “project rapture” was revealed as Final Fantasy XIV. Only hours after the announcement, we launched Eorzeapedia – a site that we hoped would one day be the culmination of the best the Final Fantasy XIV community had to offer.  We were a few guys and
24 Mar 2015

New Images Released for Before the Fall Part II

The splash page for the Before the Fall Part II (Patch 2.55) has been updated with some (albeit limited) additional text and with some great new images.  One week to go!  What are you trying to accomplish before it hits? Main Scenario A great wyrm’s roar echoes through the skies of Coerthas, calling all dragonkind
9 Mar 2015

PAX East Interview with Naoki Yoshida

It was an eventful PAX for FFXIV. We (and maybe a thousand other fans) were treated to an hour-long panel by Yoshida in which he provided some sneak peaks at Heavensward, an early look at the soon-to-be-released benchmark, and a deep look into the process by which the development team adds new jobs. We posted
10 Dec 2014

SE Wants People To Stop Selling Eternal Bond Wristlets For Gil

With the introduction of the Eternal Bond ceremony earlier this week came the option to purchase upgraded ceremonies through the Mog Station. Each person involved is required to have one wristlet, which comes in at free, $10, or $20 depending on the level of ceremony wanted. Both people involved need to have the same tier
17 Oct 2014

Patch 2.4 – Dreams of Ice Trailer Is Now Live!

Dark forces stir, growing bolder by the day, but so too do mighty adventurers, never wavering in their duty to aid the realm. Be it by assisting Alisaie on her quest in the Final Coil of Bahamut, or by accompanying Hildibrand─agent of enquiry, inspector extraordinaire─on his latest caper, these heroes are ever ready to lend
8 Oct 2014

FFXIV Wiki Wednesday: Updates, Changes and Tweaks

It’s been a while since the last installment of Wiki Wednesday, but that doesn’t mean we and the community haven’t been adding stuff.
13 Aug 2014

FFXIV Wiki Wednesday: Drop Rates (again… but much, much easier!)

Two weeks ago we posted about how you could add drop rates to the wiki in order for us to crowd-source the information and know the frequency of the various duty drops. The response was… I admit it… luke warm. As I posted over on reddit at the time ” I get it. While we
30 Jul 2014

FFXIV Wiki Wednesday: Drop Rates!

Did you see Hiroshi Minagawa’s post about Random Number Generators (“RNG”) and FFXIV? You can read it here… we’ll wait if you want to read it now. Interesting? Sure. But does it tell you what rate Square Enix has assigned to a certain drop? Nope. Not even close. Sure whether or not you roll a