20 Jun 2013

Aetheryte Radio 48: E3 2013

Tune in as we talk about Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s presence at last week’s E3! We go over our interview with Director/Producer Naoki Yoshida as well as sit down and talk with Michael-Christopher Koji Fox (a.k.a. Fernehalwes) about how to pronounce some of the more popular words found in Eorzea! *We had technical
17 Jun 2013

E3 2013 Interview With Naoki Yoshida

Between doing live streams, signing autographs, participating in and commentating on Ifrit battles, Naoki Yoshida, the Director/Producer of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn found some time to talk to us at last week’s E3. We recently asked the community (that’s you guys!) what they wanted to get some information on. Unfortunately, the downside of
17 Jun 2013

FFXIV Dev Blogs: E3 Day 2 & 3

Additional developer blogs were posted during days two and three of E3. Here they are in case you missed them:
13 Jun 2013

Naoki Yoshida Hits The E3 Floor

Towards the end of day 2 for E3 2013, Director/Producer of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Naoki Yoshida greeted the fans that had spent hours waiting in line to play the game and take on Ifrit. (The line was over 5 hours long right after the doors opened this morning!) He signed autographs for
12 Jun 2013

Fighting Ifrit At E3 2013

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is at E3 in full force this week. With signs plastered around the downtown area’s light poles, to Gaius appearing on every single elevator and bus stop we’ve seen. You can’t walk the back aisle of the convention center’s South Hall without hearing the members of the community team
12 Jun 2013

FFXIV Dev Blogs: E3 Day 1

For those who missed it, Fernehalwes posted 5 new developer blogs yesterday during E3. Where did he find the time?!!?? Here they are in all their glory.
12 Jun 2013

New FFXIV:ARR Renders And Screens From E3

Square Enix has dropped a airship-load of screenshots in our inbox! We have some pretty new CG renders, and a bunch of screenshots and captures from the E3 trailer of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Check out the images after the jump!
11 Jun 2013

Final Fantasy XV: E3 Trailer

And here is the new FFXV trailer for everyone!
11 Jun 2013

E3 Trailer for A Realm Reborn is Released

Here it is. The newest trailer for A Realm Reborn. Enjoy!
11 Jun 2013

Sony Conference: E3 2013

Sony didn’t pull any punches at their Monday press conference. They went straight for the face. They quelled any fears about DRM and online connectivity and had a solid showing of exclusives for all of their platforms.
10 Jun 2013

EA Conference: E3 2013

EA came out swinging at their E3 2013 press conference with some established names and some new titles as well. It was a particularly strong showing overall, with a great surprise for fans at the end of the presentation. Peter Moore came out first to show off titles for the PS4 and Xbox One. Announcing
10 Jun 2013

Microsoft Conference: E3 2013

Microsoft’s E3 conference has come to an end. They’ve shown exactly what was needed, games, games and more games. They also announced timing, and pricing in addition to revealing a new Xbox 360 model. What they haven’t addressed is all that stuff about DRM, which will hopefully be addressed this week via interviews. Check out
10 Jun 2013

Ubisoft Conference: E3 2013

If EA had a safe showing, then Ubisoft is the kid in the shallow section with arm floaties and a life preserver. Full of CGI trailers and minimal live gameplay showcases, Ubisoft didn’t take many chances in their E3 2013 press event.
10 Jun 2013

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII E3 Gameplay

Square Enix has released a video showing off some of the gameplay from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. We’ll be on the floor at this years E3 to give it a try and give our thoughts on it later this week!
9 Jun 2013

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Hello everyone! Fernehalwes here chilling in the departure lounge at Narita International Airport, munching on peanuts and pretzels, waiting for the 10 hour flight to Los Angeles and E3. I still have a few minutes before boarding, so I thought I might post a few screenshots from the phase 3 beta version going live next
6 Jun 2013

Coming Soon: Gamer Escape’s E3 Interview of Yoshida-san

E3 is happening in a matter of days – and we will be there to bring you all the little details! We’ll be checking out the latest build of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (in addition to other games of course). We’ll be speaking with Naoki Yoshida, the Director/Producer of FFXIV:ARR at this year’s
6 Jun 2013

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII E3 Trailer And Screens

The E3 trailer has dropped for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. This time around we can hear music by composer Naoshi Mizuta. The track is titled “The Savior” and is available on iTunes. The trailer shows some new locations to LR:FFXIII including the city of Yusnaan. Additionally, we get our first look at Snow Villiers
6 Jun 2013

Sound-track IV: The Voyeur’s Home

Hello all! Ferenhalwes here. FINAL FANTASY XIV sound director and resident knee-sock inspector, Masayoshi “Knee” Soken came to my desk this morning and asked me if he could throw something up on the blog. I was ready for another round of tail shots, but something had changed. Here’s what he had to say:
5 Jun 2013

E3 Attendees That Defeat Ifrit Receive A FFXIV Meteor Survivor Shirt

I wanted to offer an update regarding our plans for FFXIV: A Realm Reborn at E3! The “battle content” that E3 attendees will be playing will be… (*drumroll*) a special version of the Ifrit battle! Attendees will take on a version of the battle against the Primal Ifrit (of course, it’ll be tuned so it
23 May 2013

FFXIV: ARR Live Streams at E3 2013!

E3 2013 kicks off in Los Angeles, California from June 11, 2013 to June 13, 2013 and we’ll be streaming an assortment of FFXIV: A Realm Reborn-related programs live from the event! Letter from the Producer Live: E3 Edition Part 1 (Japanese Language) The daring duo of Yoshida and Foxclon are back and broadcasting a