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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Latest Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Alpha Footage Goes Deep Into the Dungeons
Written Saturday, December 29, 2012 By Richard Walker
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Yet more alpha gameplay footage for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has found its way onto the web, showing the MMORPG's instanced dungeons that you'll be able to explore

It's in the dungeons where you'll face the likes of Galvanth the Dominator, a big squid-faced bastard hell-bent on destroying (and presumably dominating) your party with spells and stuff.

Check out the video below for more, then head into the gallery for eight new screenshots, a smattering of which you'll find below too. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is scheduled for an early 2013 launch on PS3.







 
 

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Comment #1 by Psycho-DioXx
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 06:25:08 AM
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sweet

 
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Comment #2 by Damoxuk
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 06:42:30 AM
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Those are PC shots.

LEts see some with the PS3 UI (which does actually look good showing MMO's can work with controllers).

Oh and that 1st pic after the vid someones been playing Forgotten Relams eh :) Mind Flayers.

 
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Comment #3 by Ramez05
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 07:10:00 AM
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if this can actually run smoothly on the ps3 i will be extremely surprised.

 
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Comment #4 by MJAndre24
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 07:46:28 AM
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@2 Actually, Damoxuk, http://wiki.ffxiclopedia.org/wiki/Soulflayer and http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Mindflayer

They've been in FF games since the first FF many, many years ago. But I can see how you'd make the Forgotten Realms comparison ;)

 
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Comment #5 by ShieldWarden
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 09:20:27 AM
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@4 They've both been around for about as long. The Forgotten Realms setting was made around th same time as the original D&D, then was later brought into the fold as an official game setting.

 
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Comment #6 by mjc0961
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 09:48:52 AM
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Wait, 14? Isn't this the game that massively flopped on PC because it was a complete piece of shit? What makes Square Enix think more people want it? What makes them think people want more Final Fantasy at all after what they've done to the franchise in recent years?!

 
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Comment #7 by Ice884
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 10:10:27 AM
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The last really good FF imo was FFX. These screens look great tho, might have to check it out on ps3 once it gets released. Hell maybe even on the pc depending on the reviews

 
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Comment #8 by TheNeoReaper
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 10:49:25 AM
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@6 You mad bro.

 
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Comment #9 by Smoeey
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 11:19:13 AM
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@6.

It has been re-made from the ground up by Yoshida. Effectively, it's an entirely different game. I have it on the PC and was lucky enough to become a legacy player so it will be cheaper for me in the future. I will however buy the PS3 version and just log-in with my PC account.

Screenshots look great!

 
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Comment #10 by KindredCampbell
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 12:29:54 PM
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@9

"Screenshots look great! " ,,,,you say ....but these are from a PC , last i checked this site was called PS3T.. AS in playstation 3,,,,, yeh yeh ..so in my opinion , this article showed not show any pics or videos, till its done in ps3 1st. THE END

 
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Comment #11 by BeardedBushMan
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 01:47:41 PM
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@9 So it's a completely different game, but with the same title? I'm not being a smart ass, I really want to know. I haven't been following this because as #6 said, all I've ever heard is that the game was terrible and a huge flop on the PC.

 
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Comment #12 by Zeothedeathgod
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 01:59:18 PM
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@11 it was just final fantasy 14 before, they fired the whole original team and have been working a long time on rebuilding the whole game from the ground up, now its final fantasy 14: 2.0 or a realm reborn. (a realm reborn explains itself). They have been doing a good job from what i noticed, it really does look a lot better than it did before, ill try it out for sure.

Can't wait :)

 
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Comment #14 by Riggy
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 05:20:26 PM
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@13

Won't be on current gen systems? Wut? The PS3 beta starts in March-ish and my low end laptop runs the alpha of XIV-ARR fine, so PS3 will destroy it.

Also PS3 screenshots have been shown a fair few times recently.

http://ffxiv-ramesses.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/ps3-screenshots-for-ffxiv-arr-makes.html

They where even posted on here.

People still play XI, myself included, because it is still good and still has stuff to do. XIV wasn't as bad as it was made out when it launched, it was just unfinished content wise - wasn't a great deal to do.

 
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Comment #15 by thelostkin
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 05:27:39 PM
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the bad thing about porting this over to PS3 is that everyone will just go for the trophies and then quit because no way in hell would anyone keep paying $15/month to play an MMO on a console when the PC version is the ultimate version especially for MMO's

 
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Comment #16 by OMGmyFACE
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 07:12:25 PM
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I can't wait for the same people who say they hated FFXII to get into this game.

 
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Comment #17 by sunnygrg
Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 10:49:44 PM
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@16

Why Final Fantasy 12? What relation does this game have with Final Fantasy 12? I know it wasn't everybody's cup of tea, but FFXII, in my opinion, was still a stellar title.

 
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Comment #18 by Damoxuk
Sunday, December 30, 2012 @ 03:21:52 AM
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#15 Depends what the trophies are if they are say similar to Wow achievements then there may be some what take INSANE amount of time or require you to take part and kill end game boss etc.

Oh and although the people on THIS site may just go for the trophies not everyone is like that - some people still play for fun :)

 
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Comment #20 by dementedlullaby
Sunday, December 30, 2012 @ 10:37:31 AM
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I didn't watch the whole video, just skimmed through but everything looks like stand there and dps/heal/tank. Move on and do it some more. MMOs are more than that now, hopefully there are actual mechanics to the fights that aren't shown or that I missed.

I'm a bit sceptical about this game. The original version of FF14 was horrible. Plus there was all the controversy regarding the possible outsourcing of it to a Chinese company. I'm guessing SE is probably more involved in Reborn but sometimes you just can't polish a turd. Too bad because FF11 was amazing back before WoW took over the scene.

 
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Comment #22 by Ridley
Sunday, December 30, 2012 @ 02:28:25 PM
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@15 It doesn't really matter since this game (like FF11 on the PS2 and Xbox) will be shared servers. PS3 and PC players will be all on the same server. So even if people flip-flop, the population will remain the same.

 
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Comment #24 by Zeothedeathgod
Sunday, December 30, 2012 @ 06:15:35 PM
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@23 thank you, someone understands.

Also just because it has a mouse in the screen shot doesnt mean its not the ps3 version, for all you know it couldve been a video they took a screenshot of, obviously being watched by a computer, or they couldve been coding the ps3 using a computer....which is also pretty obvious haha. many things could explain away a mouse.

 
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Comment #25 by Wicked Seraph
Monday, December 31, 2012 @ 05:26:06 AM
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Looking forward to this. yeah it tanked on the PC but they if i remember correctly reworked the game to improve it. cant wait to try it

 
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Comment #26 by Naps
Monday, December 31, 2012 @ 06:17:02 AM
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I don't care about the negative comments. Those that say FFXIII/XIII-2 is shit probably just didn't know how to work with Paradigms and the Crystariums. If the new FF was a flop with it's current style of gameplay - then FFXIII/XIII-2 would have been flops - which were not.

As for FFXIV: ARR, as a massive FF fan I am going to give it a try as long as it is on the PS3. I am not really a PC gaming fan. I just hope that there won't be more than just an "online pass" and in-world goodies (like weapons and outfits) won't be more than just aesthetical upgrades rather than a money-hogging requirement.

Nonetheless, I'm waiting for Lightning's return in "FXIII-3"...

 
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Comment #27 by Loftus
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 @ 05:24:09 AM
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I enjoyed FF11, it was very tough but very fun. I didn't like the look of the original 14 and after it got slated i was glad i avoided it, but this looks fantastic and it appears they've realized their mistakes with the original 14. Sadly i don't really have the money to pay for a monthly subscription right now, but it would be fun to try it out!

 
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Comment #28 by Zallera
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 @ 09:55:51 PM
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I'll admit it looks a lot better than the Macro masher FF11 was. Can't see myself paying a monthly fee for it tho, especially if the end game ends up as rubbish as FF11's was and if they give RMT free reign to destroy the economy again.

 
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Comment #29 by DrakonXanous
Wednesday, January 02, 2013 @ 01:41:02 PM
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FF14(2.0) looks a lot better now. Let's hope it is a great MMO for console.

 
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Comment #30 by tito124
Sunday, January 06, 2013 @ 12:26:06 AM
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After this final fantasy, kingdom hearts 3 will be announce. ;D


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Developer:
Square Enix
Publisher:
Square Enix
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Release:

US August 27, 2013
Europe August 27, 2013
Japan August 27, 2013

Resolution: 480p, 720p
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Players: 1
Online Players : Unlimited
ESRB: Teen
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