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FFXI for PS3 not just fantasy (but no longer reality)

Hey, did you hear the one about the giant RPG powerhouse who wanted to put its flagship franchise's MMO on the PlayStation 3 ... but then the Sony representative they were talking to quit? And the company never tried to to resume talks with another rep? Man, that's funny. ... what's that you say, 1...

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Square Enix was working on FFXI for PS3 but called it off

Square Enix's Final Fantasy-themed MMO is playable on a lot of platforms, but unfortunately not -- directly anyhow -- on the PS3. The dev team behind the game revealed, however, that a PS3 version wasn't entirely out of the mix. At the recent Fan Fest event in Hollywood, the team spoke to 1UP about...

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Final Fantasy XI invades Dissidia

Who would have thought that Dissidia news could appear in a place like Final Fantasy XI's "Vana Fes 2008 in Korakuen" from this past Saturday? Well, not us, that's for sure. We were pretty content with the fact that only the first ten titles would have representatives, though this entry seems to ha...

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Square Enix announces three downloadable expansions for Final Fantasy XI

Diehard Final Fantasy XI players who've not been beckoned away from Vana'diel by the siren call of World of Warcraft or Warhammer Online will be pleased to know that three "scenario expansions" for Square Enix's MMO were recently announced at VanaFest, a FFXI fan event in Japan. The three add-ons ...

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18+ hour boss battles nixed from Final Fantasy XI

We've heard of 18-hour bras, but 18-hour boss battles? Ridiculous! A couple weeks back, we reported on a Final Fantasy XII guild that attempted to take down one of the game's new big bads, the Pandemonium Warden, only to succumb to fatigue, hunger, sleep deprivation, and general near-deathness at ...

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New Final Fantasy XI boss could take 24 hours to kill

Hey, have you given up? We don't mean just depressed. We're talking to those of you who are ready take the precious gift that each day of life is, attempt to put it back in its clamshell packaging and return it for store credit. Then you might just be ready to take on the Pandemonium Warden, a new...

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Impossibly new Final Fantasy achievements added

The guys over at Xbox360Achievements.org did some snooping around Xbox.com and discovered that Final Fantasy XI has received a Gamerscore boost. As if the game's achievements weren't already impossible enough to unlock (seriously, has anyone actually earned a 1000GS on this game?) Square Enix decide...

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Final Fantasy XI goes boxless

"Boxes? Where we're going we don't need boxes!" So we presume the dialogue went, as Square Enix's MMO Final Fantasy XI eschewed its cardboard, real-world prison for digital distribution. The PC version of the title is still available in "old-school" format, though players can now download the titl...

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Law of the Game on Joystiq: Call the cops, he stole my Cloudsong!

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq, a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: Everyone remembers the now classic "You Stole My Cloudsong!" recording (warning: NSFW). What's less funny, if you're a MMORPG player, is that theft is a real occurrence in MMO...

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