19 Sep 2018

Nobuo Uematsu Sitting Out The Rest of 2018

After recently cancelling his appearance at an event next month, Nobuo Uematsu has announced that he’ll be taking a break for the remainder of the year in order to recover from the physical and mental fatigue that his schedule has been causing. A full statement, posted on Uematsu-san’s blog can be found below. To My
16 May 2017

Square Enix Releases the Stormblood Main Theme

A special video featuring Revolutions, the main theme for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, is now available for your viewing pleasure. Check it out, and treat your ears to a beautiful composition by the illustrious Nobuo Uematsu!
11 Dec 2013

A New World of Final Fantasy Music- Interview with Arnie Roth

A new type of Final Fantasy music is making its way to London’s LSO St. Luke’s Jerwood Hall in February. A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy aims to deliver the same great Final Fantasy music that Distant Worlds has been serving up for several years now, but on a smaller, more personal scale.
12 Aug 2013

Project Phoenix Kickstarter Launched!

Project Phoenix, an RTS style JRPG from Creative Intelligence Arts has started their Kickstarter campaign today. The game, which is Directed and Produced by Hiroaki Yura will feature a large variety of talent from the gaming industry including people involved in Final Fantasy, Skyrim, Valkyria Chronicles, L.A. Noire, Diablo III, Halo 4, Crysis 3 and
13 Oct 2012
More Details For The FINAL FANTASY 25th Anniversary Concert

More Details For The FINAL FANTASY 25th Anniversary Concerts

Some fresh new details have just been released regarding the FINAL FANTASY 25th Anniversary concerts going on in both London and Chicago! Guest vocalists Crystal Kay will be in attendance to perform Eyes on Me from FINAL FANTASY VIII and Susan Calloway will perform Answers from FINAL FANTASY XIV. In addition to those two previous
15 Dec 2010

FINAL FANTASY XIV Medley Available Dec 17th!

For those of you who aren’t aware, “Distant Worlds” has been touring the world for some time now, playing selected tracks from the Final Fantasy series. Around this time last year, Final Fantasy XIV music was added to the program. Now, a new medley featuring Twilight over Thanalan and Beneath Bloodied Banners has been composed
10 Oct 2010

BEHIND THE SCENES: Interview with Susan Calloway

The latest issue of the Distant Worlds newsletter is hitting in-boxes! Contained within is an interview with artist Susan Calloway, who performs the vocal track “Answers” for Final Fantasy XIV. In the interview, Susan talks about how they recorded the track and how Nobuo Uematsu was able to be present at the session via Skype.
26 Aug 2010

Susan Calloway Revealed As Singer For Final Fantasy XIV’s Theme: “Answers”

A look at this weeks Famitsu from FFXIV-Fan not only reveals the name of the theme that Nobuo Uematsu created for Final Fantasy XIV but also the person who will be singing it. Susan Calloway will be the singer for Final Fantasy XIV’s theme: “Answers” which Famitsu reports can be heard during certain parts of
13 Dec 2009

Thoughts on Distant Worlds Chicago

December 12th, 2009. On that day, the world was changed forever. Or at least that was the feeling in the room as the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Elmhurst College Concert Choir performed the premier of the new arrangement of Dancing Mad from Final Fantasy VI, as scenes from both FFVI and Dissidia were played
10 Dec 2009

Arnie Roth Discusses Distant Worlds Premiers

Earlier today, Arnie Roth and Nobuo Uematsu took part in an interview done at Chicago’s Flashpoint Academy. Final Fantasy XIV was brought up on several occasions, and those in attendance even got a look at the Tokyo Game Show trailer. It was discussed that the FFXIV music at the Chicago Distant Worlds concert would be
30 Nov 2009

Distant Worlds II Coming to Stockholm With New CD

Today we have learned via the Distant Worlds Facebook page that the concert series will be making a second trip back to Stockholm on June 12th. The concert series will be making its second appearance in Chicago in December, however it’s still dubbed “Distant Worlds” what could be making them add a ‘two’? A new
19 Nov 2009

FFXIV Theme Song Info and Speculation

Thanks again to Japanese fansite FF14-FAN, we have some interesting information about the theme song to be used in FFXIV.  As has been previously reported, Nobuo Uematsu will be composing all of the tracks, including the theme song.  In fact, indirectly, he is the source of the new information.  Members of his official fanclub receive
2 Nov 2009

FFXIV Pieces Premiering at Distant Worlds Chicago

Ever since we heard that Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu would be performing at the December 12 Distant Worlds concert, we knew that it would be special. Later it was announced that many new songs would be appearing in this concert, including Advent: One Wing Angel as well as many other exciting songs. We
28 Sep 2009

GAME Watch Interviews Tanaka and Komoto at TGS

A surprise interview!  GAME Watch got to spend a little bit of time with both Producer Hiromichi Tanaka and Director Nobuaki Komoto at Tokyo Game Show this past week.  The two dropped by Makuhari Messe for the interview, which was conducted in the public lobby area.  They talked about the trailer and the upcoming beta
31 Aug 2009

VG247 Gamescom “coverage”

VG247 released five mini-articles over the past 24 hours, each identifying one fact they gleaned from their interview with Tanaka at Gamescom (basically they published one “article” per quote).  Most of the information is already known, so we’ll just highlight the facts/quotes: FFXIV will have a monthly subscription model (link) Tanaka was very pleased Nobuo
18 Aug 2009

Aetheryte Radio 1: A Collaborative Effort

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of the Eorzeapedia podcast: Aetheryte Radio! Aetheryte Radio is the collaborative effort of two of the most popular Final Fantasy XI podcasts: Limit Break Radio and Pet Food Alpha. We’ve come together to deliver you a fun and exciting show that covers everything related to Final Fantasy XIV.
28 Jun 2009

Final Fantasy XIV To Be Represented In Distant Worlds Concert Series

Yesterday, the Distant Worlds concert series came to the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Maryland. One Eorzeapedia community member was fortunate enough to attend the concert and posted about their experience in our forums. During the performance, the E3 trailer for Final Fantasy XIV was played on the large screens that were set up for
4 Jun 2009

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