Attractive and varied world with lots of exploration value, Great dungeons with clever mechanics, Class system gives you lots of flexibility with one character, Tons of fun, witty dialogue.
Easy to pick jobs or switch jobs, looks beautiful, fantastic soundtrack, nice selection of races, good voice acting, storyline quests are interesting, can customize characters with skills from any class, get to have an NPC Path Companion after a point to
Not quite Star Trek Online bad.
Impressive visual engine, Flexible class system lets you be what you want, when you want.
Quest structure leads to some tedious travel, Exploring multiple roles results in grinding, Basic combat mechanics can make for dry battles
Took three installs before it actually ran on my computer (which fit the recommended requirements perfectly), few quest options, characters getting fatigued is annoying, have to pay an additional $3 for each character on your account, needed to spend 2 ho
Worst user interface in a PC game since 1998; every aspect of game unnecessarily convoluted; feels like a free-to-play MMO in the very worst way.
Absolutely miserable interface, Does a poor job of communicating important information, Limited questing means you're always looking for something fun to do, Everything about the economy stinks, Every aspect of the game is filled with dumb obstacles.
By GameSpot on September 20, 2013
It's no revolution, but Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a beautiful and charming online game with plenty to see and...70
By Atomic MPC on December 13, 2010
Definitely a fantasy too...48
By Gaming Nexus on December 06, 2010
To be perfectly honest, I bought a new PC with the prospect of Final Fantasy XIV being on the horizon, the other PC games I've picked up until now have just been bonus. But to get to the main point, if I had known that Final Fantasy XIV was going to...38
By NZGamer on November 09, 2010
Games don't get to a fourteenth iteration in the series, with an additional bevy of side games, without shipping units. In Final Fantasy's case, the number of units shipped is massive - around 100 million at last count. In the 23 years since the...40
By NowGamer on November 04, 2010
But it’s already been a hit with Final Fantasy fans for the last eight years, with FFXI – so despite its shortcomings, why shouldn’t this one be? 4.8/10Print this pageComments (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report...48
By Strategy Informer on October 28, 2010
Launching an MMO against the might of WoW is a tough business. Follow the template wholesale and you run the risk of becoming just another copycat, introduce too many new and confusing features and you alienate a playerbase waiting to make the leap to...45
By GamerTell on October 27, 2010
Massive multiplayer online roleplaying games aren’t for everyone, and even the people who do like them will find themselves loving some and hating others. The reasons for affection or loathing can be simple or complex, and depend on many factors....60
By Games Radar on October 20, 2010
Imagine your living room. Everything’s in its proper place, and you feel right at home – as you should. Now imagine that your living room was directed by M. Night Shyamlan. Suddenly, up is down, left is right, and your potted plant is...40
By 1UP on October 18, 2010
By now you've likely read about Final Fantasy XIV's launch, which Square Enix, by extending the free trial period, has effectively admitted to be an unmitigated disaster. But there's a lot more to FFXIV than its botched start, both good and...44
By PC Gamer on October 18, 2010
A shallow, slow, grind-heavy MMO crippled by a horrible interface and nonsensical player...30