Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
Great dungeons with clever mechanics.
Class system gives you lots of flexibility with one character.
Tons of fun, witty dialogue.
Flexible class system.
FATEs get grindy.
Quest structure leads to some tedious travel.
Exploring multiple roles results in grinding.
Basic combat mechanics can make for dry battles.
By Neoseeker on November 20, 2013
If there's a place in the modern spectrum of Final Fantasy titles that most closely resembles the franchise's humble origins, it's in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn . Where as single-player Final Fantasy titles stubbornly pursue a...80
By Gaming Nexus on November 13, 2013
A Realm Reborn is such a substantial change from the original game that it merits a second look if you hated the first release. So much has changed for the better, and it has resulted in one of the most polished MMORPGs out there...85
By PC Gamer on November 12, 2013
Structural innovations and strong presentation, held back by grind and an old-fashioned business...79
By InsideGamingDaily on September 25, 2013
What you will find is the most mechanically broad, content dense, and goddamned gorgeous MMO ever made. If you’ve enjoyed any MMO of the past decade, there’s something in Realm Reborn for you. And if you’ve enjoyed them all? Well… just remember to take a shower once in a while.90
By GameSpot on September 23, 2013
Yet these previously charted lands are wondrous to look at and overflowing with like-minded adventurers seeking to make a name for themselves in a world in need of heroes. And when you need to escape to another world, sometimes beautiful landscapes and well-oiled entertainment are enough to keep you exploring.70
By USGamer on September 18, 2013
Square Enix has pulled off the seemingly impossible: rescuing a disastrous flop of an online game without going free-to-play, and creating an incredibly addictive, satisfying experience for both MMO and Final Fantasy veterans in the process. A Realm Reborn is a triumph for Naoki Yoshida and his team.90
By Meristation on September 15, 2013
Lejos de rendirse (cualquier otra compañía hubiera cerrado los servidores sin contemplaciones y se hubiera puesto a trabajar en otro proyecto) la compañía de Wada ha desarrollado un MMORPG a la altura de los mejores en apenas 2 años, y eso hay que tenerlo en cuenta. Para los que venimos de la versión 1.0 es impresionante contemplar...85
By IGN on September 11, 2013
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a great MMORPG experience on both PC and PlayStation 3. Grounded in tradition and learning from the lessons of the games that preceded it, it thrives on the strength of its excitingly varied and flexible class system and highly mobile combat.86
By Polygon on September 11, 2013
I was cautiously optimistic that Square could turn around its failure with Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, but even with my fondness for the series, I never could have guessed it would put out something so successful. For MMO fans, this will put your best-honed skills to the test while telling a strong story in a well-realized world.90
By CCC on September 11, 2013
But it's beyond clear that Final Fantasy XIV has, in fact, been reborn. This is everything players wanted the original game to be--it might avoid pushing the boundaries, but it provides hours upon hours of well-designed quest sequences, breathtaking graphics, and a gripping plot. At last, we have a modern MMO worthy of the Final Fantasy name.86