FFXIV Dev Blog: I Left My Heart…

In Final Fantasy XIV by Gahoo

Hello everyone! Pinurabi here, this time writing from sunny San Francisco, where the media tour has kicked off in fine fashion. No doubt you’ve already seen the photos posted by our hard-working community reps, but the venue has been lushly decorated to the theme of Gridania. The effect was so convincing, I half expected quest icons to pop up above the heads of my companions. Though no such icons appeared, I nonetheless received a slew of sidequests telling me to …

FFXIV: A Realm Reborn Beta Test – Now Recruiting!

In Final Fantasy XIV by Gahoo


In preparation for the upcoming launch of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn on Windows PC and PlayStation 3, we are looking for enthusiastic players to take part in the beta test.

Players who met the Legacy campaign requirements can participate in the beta test starting from phase 1 and are not required to apply. However, we ask players who wish to participate in the PlayStation 3 beta test to apply for it.

If you applied to be a PlayStation 3 beta tester for FFXIV Version 1.0 and were selected to test the Windows version instead, you need not apply again to test the PS3 version—your original application will be reconsidered when we start selecting PS3 testers. However, if you wish to be considered as a Windows PC tester, we ask that you apply specifically for that.

Proceed to the beta test application site.

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FINAL FANTASY XIV Beta Test Roadmap Released

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

  The roadmap for FINAL FANTASY XIV’s upcoming beta test has been released! For those eager to get their hands on the game for the PlayStation 3, note that the PS3 will not be a part of the beta test until phase 3 begins. Phase 1 of testing is aiming to begin in mid-February and if the rest of the timeline is accurate (all times are pending of course) the game will see testing end in early June at the …

Guild Wars 2 Closed Beta Confirmed(?) For 2011

In Gaming News by Klisk

“We’re going to go into closed beta by the end of this year for sure,” lead content designer Colin Johanson reaffirmed to Eurogamer at the EG Expo 2011. As announced by Eurogamer, Guild Wars 2 appears to be slated for closed beta starting as early as November 2011, according to designer Colin Johanson, and a recently translated French interview. Perhaps this means we can look forward to a release date by mid to late 2012?

Naughty Dog On Uncharted 3 Multiplayer

In Gaming News, Video by Fusionx

The PlayStation Blog has posted a video interview with developers from Naughty Dog discussing the multiplayer aspects of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. The changes to multiplayer include a wide variety of player customization options (which can be unlocked by collecting treasure randomly dropped from your foes) as well as power plays that analyze the score difference between teams and makes adjustments to the game on the fly. One example given is “marked man” which marks a player on a team …

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Gamer Escape Wakfu Beta Key Giveaway!

In Wakfu by Fusionx

  Not only have we been hard at work creating a wiki and forums for WAKFU, but we’ve teamed up with Square Enix to give away 250 WAKFU closed beta keys!  Come join us in The World of Twelve. Click here to test your luck!

Open Beta To Start Tonight!

In Final Fantasy XIV by Gahoo

With the news that the open beta, previously scheduled to begin on August 31, was postponed, the community was imagining the worst.  But no more!  A mere one day delay and open beta is back on.  See the announcement from Square Enix below: FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test Will Start on Sep. 1! We would like to take this opportunity to provide an update regarding FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test, which was announced to be postponed on Aug. …

Important Message Regarding Open Beta

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

We received news today that the codes the community is currently using will be changing when the open beta goes live. Players that are already registered and playing in the beta will be sent an e-mail to their registered Square Enix Account with a new code that can be redeemed in the same fashion as previous codes. However, if you have won a code in the recent beta contest and have not redeemed that code before beta phase 3 comes …

Beta Contest Winners Announced!

In Final Fantasy XIV by Ganiman

We have finally received beta codes from Square Enix! The wait is over! Winners have been emailed and winner’s can find their beta codes posted on their social profile pages. If you won, you will see a red box containing your beta code.  Congratulations to those who won!  It really was a crazy event.  One of the winners had just 4 tickets gifted to them.  There were 3 gift givers who each gave out 8 winning tickets too.  Amazing! How …