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22 Aug 2009
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4Gamer Interview with Tanaka and Sundi (Part 1)

One thing you can count on is that the Japanese press are given access and interviews even at foreign events. It could be a big event like E3 or a small event like Fan Festival for FFXI. The next website to publish their interview with Final Fantasy XIV Producer Hiromichi Tanaka and Global Online Producer
21 Aug 2009
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Tanaka plays FFXIV (video from Famitsu)

Now you too can hear about FFXIV straight from Tanaka. The video is in Japanese but it’s still fun to watch him play versus video of people playing that haven’t a clue how to use the controls. (Not their fault! Tanaka’s had time to practice.) Famitsu divided the video up into two parts. Enjoy! PART
21 Aug 2009
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Famitsu: Interview with Hiromichi Tanaka

A longer interview was conducted at gamescom by Famitsu with Hiromichi Tanaka. Tanaka showed off the alpha build while answering questions, giving us hints as to how guildleves work as well as more information about the battle system. At the end, he talks about how he thinks game testing will proceed and his thoughts on
21 Aug 2009
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Famitsu: Interview with Sage Sundi

Don’t expect anything from the magazines this week. Dengeki PlayStation won’t go on sale until next week and there is nothing in Weekly Famitsu either. That’s ok though because everything we need is already on the net, free for anybody to read. First off, interviews with FFXIV Producer Hiromichi Tanaka and FFXIV Global Producer Sage
7 Aug 2009
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This Week in Weekly Famitsu: Interview info included

This week there are more pages than usual in Weekly Famitsu. Monster Hunter 3 is on the cover with the main Weekly Famitsu mascot getting ready for battle. There is also a 100 page mini guide! Wish I had known that before buying the Rookie’s Guide last night. Let’s take a look into this exciting
5 Jul 2009
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This Week in the Magazines

Another quiet week in the magazines. Everyone wants new information but there doesn’t seem to be anything out there. What few mentions came out this week were all tied to FFXI but, even still, there were some interesting ideas and something to look forward to in the future. Let’s take a look at the magazines
26 Jun 2009
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This Week in the Magazines

It’s been a quiet two weeks for the magazines. Weekly Famitsu hasn’t had anything new, focusing instead on the soon-to-be released Dragon Quest XI for the Nintendo DS. Dengeki PlayStation however got another interview to run in their FFXI section, this time with FFXI and FFXIV Producer Hiromichi Tanaka and Kouichi Ogawa, director of ToA,
13 Jun 2009
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This Week in the Magazines

Every Friday, Weekly Famitsu comes out with general information on console games.  Approximately every two weeks, Dengeki PlayStation covers PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 news.  This week, both have their E3 reports. Let’s take a look at how the Japanese printed press treated FFXIV this week:
7 Jun 2009
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Dengeki Interview @ E3 2009

A few days ago we reported on Elmer’s summary of the Japanese media’s coverage of Square Enix’s E3 interviews on Final Fantasy XIV. Today, we can give a more detailed look at what one of those interviews had to say. Most of the answers are things we already know, however it seems that a beta
4 Jun 2009
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Japanese Media Covers Final Fantasy XIV at E3

Elmer over at ZAM has written up a summary from three popular Japanese news sources (GameWatch, 4Gamer, Famitsu) who all got the chance to sit down with Hiromichi Tanaka and Nobuaki Komoto after the Square Enix E3 press conference on Wednesday. In the information given, Tanaka mentions that initially, they wanted to add a second
4 Jun 2009
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IGN Reveals More Info With Q&A

Yesterday the team over at IGN was able to get in an interview with the team behind Final Fantasy XIV and get some more information about the upcoming game. The interview answers questions about chocobos, music composition, and even things that are hidden in the game’s logo done by Yoshitaka Amano! You can check out
3 Jun 2009
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Final Fantasy XIV E3 2009 Q&A

This afternoon during Square Enix’s E3 press conference, there was a Q&A session regarding the newly announced Final Fantasy XIV. Square Enix representatives including the producer of both FFXI and FFXIV, Hiromichi Tanaka, answered questions regarding the new game. It is also worth noting that Michael Christopher Koji Fox was in attendance as a translator.