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The 2008 Final Fantasy XI Fanfest has wrapped up and 1up.com has collected all sorts of information from it. From the looks of things, the future is very bright for denizens of Vana'diel. The new Level Sync functionality -- which lowers high-level players' level so they can play with friends -- is...

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The official Final Fantasy XI site has updated with the news that the storyline behind the game's overarching mission quests continues to roll forward. The quest line, which we discussed in Massively's Wings of the Goddess tour, features the antics of the mysterious Cait Sith and the time-twisting d...

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Square Enix has announced that they plan on releasing the 2008 edition of Final Fantasy XI at the end of this month on May 28th. The box will come with the original game plus every expansion released to date. That means players will get Final Fantasy XI, Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Tr...

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So I have been talked into starting over an old game I quit over three years ago, deleted all my characters and vowed to never go back. Now, it's taken six months (or more) of convincing and pleading and begging, but the thing that finally sold me was "they made leveling a lot easier, it's not like ...

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Numerous reports have come in concerning the recent hacking of Final Fantasy XI player accounts, with the concomitant liquidation of assets, leaving many users without gear and gil. Although complaints to the game admins have been many and passionate, Square-Enix seems to be employing a strategy of ...

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Writing for Gamastura, freelance writer Emily Balistrieri has a lengthy run-down on the biggest party of the year for Final Fantasy XI fans: Fan Fest. She offers up two features for the price of one. The first is an interview with some folks from the development team, including Hiromichi Tanaka, and...

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Wings of the Goddess, FFXI's fourth expansion hits desktops today. It's out there waiting for a corner on your sad lonely desktop that could use a wallpaper update. Salivating FFXI players can wait along with the expansion because all that fabulous new content isn't accessible until the 22nd. (The ...

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A Final Fantasy XI update! Actually, there's a lot going on in Final Fantasy XI. It's been five years since launch and the fourth expansion, Wings of the Goddess, is shipping nationwide on November 20, 2007. If you had an account that was obliterated for not paying the upkeep, it's a good time to ch...

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We've already talked about the big news from this past weekend's Final Fantasy XI Fan Fest - the announcement of the Scholar class. We've also noted the ease with which you can revisit the game, as deleted characters can be restored for folks coming back. But there were several other minor details d...

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Insert jokes about study groups; pen is mightier than the sword; and dance/scholar is a stripper at university. What exactly am I referencing to? The two jobs (classes) to be released alongside Final Fantasy XI's upcoming Wings of the Goddess expansion scheduled to launch on November the 20th. Pl...

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Are you or someone you love a former Final Fantasy XI addict just itching to get back in the game again? No? Well me neither, but Square Enix is offering its services for those looking to fall off the wagon again. They're bringing back the "Return to Vana'diel" campaign, where players who have previ...

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