Fans of Final Fantasy XIV are eagerly awaiting the drop of the new music from the upcoming Endwalker expansion. Today, Square Enix released a music video of the track “Endwalker“. The song is performed by Sam Carter from Architects and Masayoshi Soken and The Primals. Lyrics were written by Michael-Christopher Koji Fox with a concept
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been over a week since the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival gave us more information regarding the upcoming Endwalker expansion and treated us to a myriad of content from developer panels to concerts. Coming out of the event, several of the performers from those concerts that helped to
As we come off of the recent Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festivals and get ready for the upcoming wave of information for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers before its release, we had a chance to ask Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida some questions about the present and future of FFXIV. You can read our questions down
After a long week at E3, a few members of the Gamer Escape staff were fortunate enough to attend one of only two performances in North America for Eorzean Symphony. After the Final Fantasy XIV orchestra concert in Japan last September, we hoped that the show would make it overseas. When we talked to FFXIV
During our time at E3 this year, we had a chance to sit down with Final Fantasy XIV Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida as well as Sound Director Masayoshi Soken who was in town for the Eorzean Symphony Orchestra Concert (more on that coming soon). Be warned, our first questions are a spoiler for Patch 4.3. If
A couple of months ago, Famitsu had the chance to sit down with Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken to talk about the music in Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. The interview was originally released in Dengeki PlayStation Vol. 654 and was later published online. You can read our translation below.
Capcom’s Monster Hunter: World launches today and players have already started to explore the New World. A few of them are even doing so while looking like Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida and Masayoshi Soken! Using the character creator in game, two people on Twitter were able to come up with characters closely resembling the
Towards the end of September, Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken had an opportunity to do something that not all video game music creators get to do: feature his work in an orchestra concert. While this wasn’t the first time that his music would be performed in an orchestral arrangement (Distant Worlds has performed
After a great panel and sing-along, I got the chance to sit down with the Sound Director of Final Fantasy XIV, Masayoshi Soken.
It’s PAX 2015, and while Fusionx is on location (no doubt adding yet another “I Defeated…” shirt to his collection), I’ve taken it upon myself to cover the XIV-related attraction, Koji & Soken’s Wild Ride, a combination music and lore panel featuring Localization Lead / Co-World Creator Michael-Christopher Koji Fox and Sound Director Masayoshi Soken
Celebrate the 2nd anniversary of FINAL FANTASY XIV with us at PAX Prime 2015! Continuing the tradition from previous PAX events, we’ll be holding a primal battle challenge where attendees will be able to face off against Ravana! Naturally, our battle challenge wouldn’t be complete without an “I BEAT” t-shirt, and we’ve had our weaver
It’s been revealed that Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken and Localization Lead Michael Christopher Koji-Fox will be hosting a panel at PAX Prime at the end of the month. The panel will take place Saturday, August 29th at the Hydra Theatre in the Grand Hyatt from 12:00-1:00PM. Square Enix has also confirmed with us
Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director Masayoshi Soken has been busy today. Tweeting several pictures as he took on the colossal task of signing 200 inserts for the upcoming FFXIV Blu-ray OST of Before the Fall that releases at the end of this month. It’s OK if you don’t read Japanese. The tweets are worth it for
From Astral to Umbral, the newest album to be released for Final Fantasy XIV will have both piano and band arrangements on it, courtesy of Masayoshi Soken’s newly formed band “The Primals”. The album, which is set to release on December 17th already has a site up, and the track list is now available! The
This year at PAX Prime, Square Enix is having a Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn launch event. We were lucky enough to not only attend the event (a full write up of which will be posted in the coming days) but to also have a chance to sit down with Director/Producer Naoki Yoshida and
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