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Final Fantasy XIV turns one this month: a look back on a realm reborn

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Scrolling Headlines, Technology, Video Games

On August 27, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (FFXIV) celebrated its first anniversary, now boasting over 2.3 million monthly subscribers. It’s become hard to remember that...

Most anticipated games of 2013

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

Last year delivered its share of video game hits. Games like Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4 and Resident Evil 6 had fans camping outside of stores for hours before the game’s midnight releases. Still, just like it does every year, the video ...

Will Final Fantasy destroy itself?

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 25, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

Earlier this month, the video game company Square Enix announced the next current-gen installment of its critically acclaimed “Final Fantasy” series. The series, which has been in the hands of almost every role-playing game lo...

The top useless Final Fantasy characters

By Tim Jones

February 6, 2012

Filed under Video Games

Caution: There are many spoilers in this article. Final Fantasy is a series that doesn’t really need an introduction as it speaks for itself quite well. But for every entourage of cast members in the games, there...

SquareEnix quality disappoints avid gamers

By Tim Jones

November 9, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Video Games

Lately, I have something of a love/hate relationship with SquareEnix. I wish I didn’t hate it at times. After all, I’ve invested hundreds of hours into its games, and its held an important place in my life since childhood. I spent endless hours ...