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E3 2015 Interview with Naoki Yoshida

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Gahoo

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 the last day of E3 so that we didn’t waste time or questions asking things that were to be revealed in the Trailer, the patch …

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Lorecast 6: E3 2015 Interview with Fernehalwes

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV, Lorecast by Anwyll

With the release of Heavensward, Final Fantasy XIV is finally ready to stop retracing its footsteps (with better footsteps) and venture out into new territory. E3 2015 was the final stretch of pre-release promotion for 3.0, and it was there that we got a chance to sit down with Michael-Christopher Koji Fox (aka Fernehalwes) to talk about how the world of Hydaelyn continues to develop and dig into some of the unanswered questions and frequent debates from Versions 1 & …

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PAX East Interview with Naoki Yoshida

In Featured, Final Fantasy XIV, Gamer Escape by Gahoo

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 a summary of the panel on Saturday. Of course, the big news is that we now have a release date for Heavensward of June 23, …

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Aetheryte Radio 76: Self-Professed Bard

In Aetheryte Radio, Featured, Final Fantasy XIV by Fusionx

Tune in for this special episode of Aetheryte Radio as we talk to Thancred himself, Taliesin Jaffe! We talk about his favorite moments, his other roles and more. As mentioned on the show, you can drop a comment below and tell us something you want to hear Thancred say! We’ll send them off and play them on a future episode of Aetheryte Radio, voiced by Thancred himself! Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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11 Questions for the FFXI Dev Team!

In Final Fantasy XI by Vivi

The eleventh month is almost over, and we couldn’t let that go by without reaching out to the Final Fantasy XI development team with… eleven questions! They were gracious enough to take some time to chat with us about the conclusion of Seeker’s of Adoulin, and what it’s like to work on the game in general. Special thanks to FusionX and Camate (of the community team) for coordinating it, and Camate for the translation, and additional clarification. GE: What was …