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Naoki Yoshida To Speak At GDC

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Director/Producer Naoki Yoshida will be speaking at next month’s Game Developers Conference. In his presentation, Yoshida-san will analyze the causes of the failure of Final Fantasy XIV’s original launch and disclose some behind-the-scenes decisions and thoughts that surrounded the importance of a relaunch. He’ll also touch on the creation of an MMO within a two year and nine month window as well as committing to a specific business model. Click here for additional details.

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Regarding Housing Prices

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We would like to inform you that Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida has made a post on the official forums regarding the price of land in the housing system, implemented in patch 2.1. Proceed to the thread.   Regarding Housing Price This is FFXIV: ARR Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida. First of all, allow me to express my thanks to all of you who have offered feedback on the matter of housing prices. Needless to say, I have been following the discussion very closely.In this …

Game Watch Interviews Naoki Yoshida – Part 2

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Hey everyone, subligar man Reinheart here. Game Watch posted the 2nd part of previous interview they had with YoshiP after the Producer Letter Lives finished at the Tokyo Game Show 2013. Read up on DirectX 11 support, Playstation 4, and whole bunch of 2.1 goodies here!

Game Watch Interviews Naoki Yoshida – Part 1

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Greetings to all the Subligar loving fans out there! Subligar-man Reinheart is the name, and I am here on Gamer Escape to deliver you all the translation goodies. Some of you may know me from Final Fantasy XIV version 1.0 and A Real Reborn Alpha, Beta, and our current official forums. Today I bring you a translation from a Game Watch interview with Naoki Yoshida. This interview was posted on their website on 09/18/2013. The actual interview took place on …

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Interview With Yoshida and Soken at PAX 2013

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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 Sound Director Masayoshi Soken to talk about the game. Check out all the juicy details, including some lovely vocal work from Soken-san after the break!

Naoki Yoshida Addresses Lightning Appearing In A Realm Reborn

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Naoki Yoshida has made a post on the beta forums regarding the announcement that Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII will be appearing in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. In it, he addresses the concerns of the community and outlines various points that the team will make sure to establish to bring Lightning into the world of Eorzea. We’ll be discussing Lightning, as well as the other forms of fanservice being included in the upcoming relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV …

UPDATE: Win a Yoshida autographed “Meteor Survivor” polo!

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Only a few days to go before this contest ends – and we have some pretty good odds right now! At the moment you have about a 1 in 350 chance of winning. Supporter odds you ask? 1 in 23 right now! Those are what I call some good odds. That said, we want to make sure that everyone gets an opportunity to maximize their chances, and with the end of phase 3 approaching, we are going to extend the …

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Win a Yoshida autographed “Meteor Survivor” polo!

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As most everyone who has been following the development of A Realm Reborn, at this year’s E3 Square Enix was giving away a “Meteor Survivor” polo shirt to anyone lucky, or skilled, enough to defeat the Ifrit battle.  In case you missed, you can check out Yoshida himself participating in the battle on Day 2. Well, in addition to beating Ifrit ourselves (or at least one of us did), we also secured two additional shirts to give to our community!  …

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E3 2013 Interview With Naoki Yoshida

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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 that is the community also asked Square Enix and as a result of this, some of our questions were also answered in the live letter …

Naoki Yoshida Hits The E3 Floor

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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 attendees and posed for some pictures before moving over to a Conjurer PS3 station to play alongside others during the last Ifrit battles of the …