Episode 188 – Come Sail Away!

This week, Klauss and Seyrr talk about the news coming from Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 in Las Vegas, including the announcement of the newest expansion, Dawntrail. Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! Enjoy!

Show notes
FFIX Remake may be real, but recent leaks aren’t – by Liam Croft: https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2023/07/final-fantasy-9-remake-may-be-real-but-recent-leaks-arent
Judge cites FFXVI as reason for denying FTC injunction – by Ryan Parreno: https://gameranx.com/updates/id/471298/article/judge-corley-cited-final-fantasy-xvi-as-a-reason-for-her-ms-injunction-decision/
SE is happy with FFXVI sales, considers them “Extremely Strong” – by Liam Croft: https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2023/07/square-enix-happy-with-final-fantasy-16-sales-considers-them-extremely-strong
Thank you to the following sites for their coverage of FanFest:
SiliconEra: https://www.siliconera.com/heres-whats-coming-in-final-fantasy-xiv-7-0/
PCGamesN: https://www.pcgamesn.com/final-fantasy-xiv/dawntrail-reveal
MMORPG.com: https://www.mmorpg.com/event-blogs/final-fantasy-14-2023-fan-festival-live-blog-catch-all-the-major-updates-here-2000128568
FFXIV: Dawntrail Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onGE1-I2T6Y

Episode 156 – Things You No Can Eat

In this episode, Klauss, Seyrr, and Sir Not Appearing In This Podcast Taliz discuss Producer Live Letter 67, Extra Life 2021, and some interesting Final Fantasy news, before delving into Disc 4 of the Final Fantasy IX Soundtrack. Enjoy!

Show Notes
FFXI gets big November update: https://www.destructoid.com/final-fantasy-xi-just-got-a-big-update-yes-its-still-alive
Gamer plays MCH in FFXIV using the gun controller from FFX-2: https://www.pcgamesn.com/final-fantasy-xiv-a-realm-reborn/machinist-ffx2-controller
FFXIV Live Letter Summary 67 Via Nova Crystallis: https://novacrystallis.com/2021/11/final-fantasy-xiv-live-letter-67-summary-pvp-housing-crafting-and-gathering-updates-detailed/
FFXIV Endwalker Launch Trailer: https://youtu.be/fwsnh5sgzA8

Episode 155 – So Happy

This week, Klauss, Taliz, and Seyrr dive into disc 3 of the Final Fantasy IX Soundtrack. The trio also discuss the FFXIV Endwalker Media Tour, Twitch’s massive data breach, how FFXIV has become the most profitable Final Fantasy gave, and much more! Enjoy!

Show Notes
Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Media Tour Round-Up
https://massivelyop.com/2021/10/13/final-fantasy-xiv-endwalker-media-tour/
https://www.psu.com/news/interview-with-naoki-yoshida-director-of-final-fantasy-xiv/
https://www.psu.com/news/final-fantasy-xiv-endwalker-the-tower-of-zot-preview/
https://gamerescape.com/2021/10/13/ffxiv-endwalker-media-tour-interview-with-naoki-yoshida/
https://gamerescape.com/2021/10/13/final-fantasy-xiv-endwalker-media-tour-overview/
https://novacrystallis.com/2021/10/final-fantasy-xiv-endwalker-hands-on-impressions/
https://novacrystallis.com/2021/10/final-fantasy-xiv-endwalker-job-gear-previewed-in-new-renders/
FFXIV is the most profitable Final Fantasy game, surpasses 24mil accounts: https://www.ign.com/articles/final-fantasy-14-24-million-players-most-profitable
Twitch’s Massive data breach: https://www.usnews.com/news/technology/articles/2021-10-15/amazon-owned-twitch-says-source-code-exposed-in-last-weeks-data-breach

Episode 154 – Leftovers Good!

This week, Taliz, Seyrr, and Klauss discuss the Final Fantasy news coming out of SE’s Tokyo Game Show panel, including the new Stranger of Paradise PS5 demo and trailer, the announcement of Chocobo GP for Switch, and the new trailer for the mobile Battle Royale game Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier. We then listen to and reminisce over Disc 2 of Final Fantasy IX’s Original Soundtrack. Enjoy!

Show Notes
New logo for the 35th anniversary of Final Fantasy: https://www.siliconera.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Final-Fantasy-35th-Anniversary-Logo-01.jpg
A New World: Final Fantasy is starting to book dates for next year’s tour: https://ffnewworld.com/
New Stranger of Paradise demo, trailer, and release date: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10-01-stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-gets-march-release
FFVII: The First Soldier Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vnbr7SG3bag
The Appeal and Potential of RPG with Naoki Yoshida and Hironubu Sakaguchi: https://youtu.be/vWD9FEIxcsI

Episode 153 – Distant Memories

This week, we return to our discussion on the Final Fantasy soundtracks, starting with Disc 1 of Final Fantasy IX. We also talk about Live Letter 66 and Square Enix’s presentation coming up at Tokyo Game Show 2021 in October. Our 6th anniversary contest is still running until September 30th, make sure to enter. Enjoy!

Show Notes
SE Presents at Tokyo Game Show 2021: https://www.jp.square-enix.com/tgs21/eu_na/
Nova Crystallis’ coverage of FFXIV Live Letter 66: https://novacrystallis.com/2021/09/final-fantasy-xiv-live-letter-66-summary-job-and-battle-adjustments-detailed/
FFXIV Endwalker Title Screen: https://youtu.be/tVTDV4K7kDk

Episode 148 – I Airship it!

After a month-long break, Klauss, Seyrr, and Taliz discuss ALL THE FF NEWS, and there is a ton! So much, in fact, that we had to push our discussion of the FFXIV 14-hour broadcast to the next episode! We also go through the entries to our Final Fantasy video game genre contest. We received some amazing entries, we hope you like them as much as we did. Enjoy!

Show Notes
FFVII News
Final Fantasy VII Remake directors say INTERmission points directly to the sequel: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2021/07/02/final-fantasy-7-remake-sequel-intermission/
Why Yuffie Was Chosen Over Vincent for INTERmission: https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2021/07/06/why -yuffie-final-fantasy-vii-remake-vincent-valentine-episode-intermission/
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 will feature an open world: https://www.thegamer.com/open-world-final-fantasy-7-remake-part-2/ FFVII The First Soldier Survey results: https://www.ffviifs.com/cbt_en/report/

FFIX News
Fans working on an homage to FFIX: https://www.thegamer.com/final-fantasy-9-memoria-project-remake/
Upcoming FFIX Animated Series could expand the world of Gaia: https://sea.ign.com/final-fantasy-ix/174053/news/how-the-upcoming-final-fantasy-ix-animated-series-can-expand-the-world-of-gaia
FFXI News New “We are Vana’Diel website launches in preparation for FFXI’s 20th anniversary: https://we-are-vanadiel.finalfantasyxi.com/

FFXIV News
Free Login campaign: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/freelogincampaign/
FFXIV Official cookbook on the way: https://gamerescape.com/2021/07/09/a-final-fantasy-xiv-cookbook-is-on-the-way/
Asmongold plays FFXIV, Breaks Cactuar, is surrounded by idiots: https://www.pcgamer.com/streamers-first-final-fantasy-14-experience-ruined-by-idiots/
FFXIV breaks Steam concurrent player record of 42000+: https://www.pcgamer.com/final-fantasy-14-just-broke-its-concurrent-player-record-on-steam/

FFXVI News
MSQ completed, English VA almost finished: https://novacrystallis.com/2021/07/final-fantasy-xvi-main-scenario-complete-no-information-planned-for-tokyo-game-show-2021/

Other FF News
New FF Pixel Remaster trailer shows additional in-game footage of all 6 games: https://novacrystallis.com/2021/06/new-final-fantasy-pixel-remaster-footage-shows-more-from-final-fantasy-i-through-vi/
FF Pixel Remasters look good, but are terrible to read: https://www.denofgeek.com/games/final-fantasy-pixel-remaster-font-controversy-explained/
Final Fantasy Needs a musou-style game: https://www.thegamer.com/final-fantasy-needs-a-dynasty-warriors-game-already-/