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Hiromichi Tanaka leaves Square Enix

Hiromichi Tanaka, a producer and designer who has been a part of Square Enix since before it was even Square Enix, announced his departure from the company during Vanafest 2012, an event held to commemorate Final Fantasy XI's 10-year anniversary. Tanaka's departure is due in part to his health; he...

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Final Fantasy XIV delay on PS3 chalked up to 'memory'

While discussing the fate of Square Enix's upcoming crystal-centric MMO Final Fantasy XIV with VG247, producer Hiromichi Tanaka revealed the reason for the game's late arrival on the PS3: "The main reason was the memory," Tanaka explained via his translator. He added, "They are adjusting the memory...

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Final Fantasy XIV development for Xbox 360 currently paused

Once again, an MMORPG has been cut down by Xbox Live's online policies. Considering Final Fantasy XI was one of the few massively multiplayer games to arrive on the system, we had high hopes for its spiritual successor, Final Fantasy XIV. Unfortunately, Square Enix's talks with Microsoft apparently...

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Final Fantasy XIV beta will be PC-only

For those of you holding fast to the hope that you'll get your hands on Square Enix's next MMO, Final Fantasy XIV, before the game's eventual release, it appears as though you'll need to get your hands on a Windows PC first. In a recent interview with Game Watch, FFXIV director Hiromichi Tanaka...

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Tanaka on bringing FFXI character names into Final Fantasy XIV

When it was announced at E3, Square Enix mentioned the development team was looking for a way to allow players to bring their existing Final Fantasy XI character names into Final Fantasy XIV. At the recent GamesCom event in Cologne, Final Fantasy XIV producer Hiromichi Tanaka wouldn't confirm the...

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Final Fantasy XIV details revealed: No leveling, new job system, deep story

The latest edition of Famitsu Wave recently hit newsstands in Japan, bringing with it a DVD which contains an 8-minute exposé on Square Enix's second stab at the MMO genre, Final Fantasy XIV. The whole video is posted after the break. Fret not -- it sports convenient English subtitles....

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